More answers will emerge in the days to come, but right now all there is are questions about why Tennessee Titans receiver O.J. Murdock apparently killed himself Monday outside of the very same high school he became famous at in football and track.
Atlanta beats up on woeful Miami for its first win on a Monday all season, snapping a streak of 16 straight losses.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS --- DAY 3 ROUNDUP: Chinese men's gymnastics team wins gold, while U.S. falters again; U.S.A. women's hoops destroys Angola by 52
An exciting third day of the 2012 Summer Olympics sees China reassert its dominance in men's gymnastics, while the American women's hoops team rolls in its second game.
Two of the biggest highlights of Day 2 at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Sunday came when 123-pound North Korean weightlifter Om Yun Chol lifts 370 pounds to win gold.
The MVP of Auburn’s BCS title team two years ago, Jonathan Dyer left the Tigers and transferred to Arkansas State, where he was kicked off the team over the weekend following a bizarre traffic stop that has sparked an internal investigation
Albany City Commissioner Christopher Pike tells The Herald late Monday night that he will continue to serve his role in the community, while also becoming the GM of the newly founded Albany Shockwave ABA professional basketball team, which will be unveiled today.
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Georgia is among a handful of states yet to decide whether to expand its Medicaid program.
Today is another of the special days that separate Americans from much of the world.
Michael Fowler, a candidate for Dougherty County coroner, has worked tirelessly as a mortician throughout Georgia and Florida, along with many natural disasters.
We are blessed in Dougherty County to have two ethical young attorneys vying for the position of State Court judge.
Postal department: Lay off one-half your rural carriers.
I arrived early so I had a seat in the courtroom, the same courtroom where I was sworn in as an attorney over 20 years ago and the same one where I took the oath of office to serve Dougherty County as district attorney in 1997.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS: As U.S. women’s soccer preps for N. Korea today, Solo stands by Twitter comments ripping Chastain — then rips her again
Hope Solo defends her remarks she made about former U.S. women's star Brandi Chastain on Monday, saying Chastain -- now an announcer for NBC --- needs to keep her mouth shut.
APD responds to 65 incidents.
The music of former Rainbow Room stars Billie Holiday, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin will be heard on Aug. 17.
Three separate weekend incidents involving gunfire resulted in no injuries, according to Albany police.
One person remained hospitalized Monday following a shooting in Americus that claimed one life.
Victims say a group of four black males entered an Albany residence early Monday and took multiple items.
Police say a Sylvester Road armed robbery over the weekend resulted in the loss of $1,100.
With 50,000 on hand, Zara Phillips, the granddaughter of Great Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, rides impeccably Monday during the equestrian eventing cross-country phase and now has the Brits — currently in second place behind Germany — poised for a medal in the finals today.
Eatonton native Vincent Hancock shoots the lights out Monday during the opening qualifying rounds in the men’s skeet shooting competition at the Summer Olympics in London — finishing first overall after hitting 74 out of 75 targets — and now he’ll go for his second straight gold medal today.
American swimming stars Missy Franklin, 17, and Matt Grevers both win gold during their finals Monday at the Summer Olympics in London, while Ryan Lochte -- once again -- struggles for the U.S. as he finishes fourth in the 200 freestyle.
Dougherty County Police Chief Don Cheek describes recent budget talks as the most stressful he has had.
The APD is looking for Jonathan Hendricks for questioning.
Albany police will use new $90,000 reader units to automatically scan the license plates of passing vehicles.
A local food bank's new commercial facility will soon provide healthy meals to area children.
Squawk of the Day -July 31, 2012
Former Dougherty District Attorney Ken Hodges asked the Dougherty County Commission Monday to be the lead Georgia county in a national class-action lawsuit against mortgage lenders Freddie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Nathaniel James, 83, Dawson, died July 29, 2012
Virginia Jones Little, 91, Dawson, died July 30, 2012
William Terrell, 81, Bainbridge, died July 28, 2012
Van Rogers, 63, Albany, died July 30, 2012
Grace Pollock Cameron, 81, Pelham, died July 29, 2012
William Grady Wright, 68, Albany, died July 30, 2012
Jakie Hart, 78, Albany, died July 27, 2012
Marion Temples Jarrett, 85, Americus, died July 28, 2012
Donnell Christian, 60, Albany, died July 29, 2012
Bertha S. Green, 72, Sumter, SC died July 25, 2012
David Rivers, Sr., 77, Albany, died July 30, 2012
Commissioner John Hayes says the library board needs a chairman who can run the board "successfully."
A hearing has been set for 4 p.m. today in Fulton Superior Court.
The Democratic Party of Georgia is asking for an emergency hearing today on the secretary of state's decision to remove Democrat Richie Smith from the House District 151 race in Tuesday's party primary elections.
Day 2 of the Olympics sees American Dana Vollmer break the world record in the 100-meter butterfly and swim her way to gold, while the men’s 400 relay team is stunned in the pool by a French team bent on revenge.
Kevin Durant leads the way for the Americans on Sunday as they overcome a sluggish start to rout the French, 98-71.
Fred Couples wins his first tournament ever across the pond as he takes down the Senior British Open title Sunday. (ADDS: roundup items on PGA and LPGA)
Atlanta sweeps the Phillies, but still remains four games back of the Nationals, who edge the Brewers in 11 innings Sunday.