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Cook Co. > One Dead and Two Injured In Car Wreck

Cook Co. > One Dead and Two Injured In Car Wreck

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

COOK CO. — A Cook County teen died in a car crash this Sunday, March 29, on Roundtree-McCraney Road. The teen, 16-year-old Gage Raper was ejected from the back window of a Ford Mustang. The driver of the Mustang lost control of the vehicle and flipped the car into a ditch. The driver and another teenager in […]

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Jacksonville > Head-on Collision kills 2

Jacksonville > Head-on Collision kills 2

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE — A late night accident involving a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Butler Blvd. claims two lives over the weekend. James Michael Bibb, 27 of Snellville, near Atlanta, drove his vehicle onto the wrong lane of JT Butler Blvd, a divided expressway, and struck another vehicle head on, killing Bibb and another driver. […]

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Florida > Church Van Wrecks, Kills 8, Injures 10

Florida > Church Van Wrecks, Kills 8, Injures 10

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

MOORE HAVEN – The Florida Highway Patrol says eight people died and 10 others were injured when a van from a church ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida. The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday in Glades County at an intersection. […]

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Atlanta > School Testing Cheating Trial Continues

Atlanta > School Testing Cheating Trial Continues

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA  — Jurors are set to resume their deliberations in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a conspiracy to cheat on standardized tests. The jury meeting in Atlanta is scheduled to resume its closed-door discussions on Monday morning. A grand jury indicted 35 educators in March 2013. […]

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Cordele > Semi-Truck Overturned on I-75

Cordele > Semi-Truck Overturned on I-75

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

CORDELE — A semi-truck flipped over on I-75 this morning, Monday, March 30. The driver, Joseph Wayne Stewart lost control of the semi-truck and ran into the front of a Mitsubishi Galant. The truck then flipped and blocked all southbound interstate lanes. The accident occurred near exit 99 in Crisp County. Both drivers of the vehicles […]

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Florida > Push for Resort Casinos Dies in House

Florida > Push for Resort Casinos Dies in House

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE — A push to bring casinos to South Florida is stalling again in the Florida Legislature. A top House Republican earlier this month proposed a sweeping overhaul of the state’s gambling laws. That legislation would allow two casinos to be built in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But the bill has yet to come up […]

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Georgia > Amendment to Legalize Casino, Horse Race Gambling Introduced

Georgia > Amendment to Legalize Casino, Horse Race Gambling Introduced

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — While Florida debates (and likely passes) on legislation to expand gambling in the state, Georgia is heading in the other direction. Ron Stephens, Republican from Savannah and Chairman of the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee, has introduced a constitutional amendment to legalize gambling to casinos and horse racing.  The objective of the […]

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Atlantic Beach > Former Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Possession

Atlantic Beach > Former Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Possession

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

ATLANTIC BEACH — A former police chief in northeast Florida has received five years’ probation after pleading guilty to possessing illegal steroids and evidence tampering. A Duval County judge also ordered 50-year-old former Atlantic Beach Police Chief Michael Classey to undergo random drug tests. Classey resigned last September after his house was raided by state […]

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Panama City > Seven Injured in Spring Break Shooting

Panama City > Seven Injured in Spring Break Shooting

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

PANAMA CITY — Spring Break turned violent late Friday night as seven individuals were injured due to gun fire in Panama City. WALB is reporting a shooting during a Spring Break party at a Panama City Beach condo.  The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is investigation the shooting, which was reported to have occurred around 12:55 […]

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Americus > Police Search for Americus Man

Americus > Police Search for Americus Man

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

AMERICUS – Americus Police officials are searching for a man after he ran a stop sign and fled the scene. The man, 27-year-old Travis Cook fled the scene by foot and ran into the woods. Police recovered large quantities of marijuana in Cook’s car. Cook has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to […]

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