As expected, a study of former NFL star Junior Seau's brain showed it was positive for CTE.
Brian Kelly goes from playing in the national title game and talking about the future of Notre Dame, to suddenly looking like he might bolt to the NFL.
The Jaguars fire coach Mike Mularkey, a former Falcons assistant who left Atlanta a year ago to become the coach in Jacksonville, on Thursday after just one season, the worst in franchise history. The move came 10 days after general manager Gene Smith was fired as the Jaguars clean house.
Sure-fire Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez says this is his last season --- and the Atlanta Falcons would love nothing more than to send him out with the lone item missing on his stellar resume: a Super Bowl ring.
LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: Darton swim team set to host meet this weekend; Lady Cavs hoops team No. 18 in latest NJCAA Top 25 poll
Darton's swim programs are set to host a four-team meet this weekend at the pool on campus. (ADDS: note on Darton women's hoops latest ranking; Crisp Academy girls topping Westfield in overtime)
Albany leading scorer Darryl Williams, who came into Thursday’s game averaging 43 points a game, pours in 27 more during a 163-78 victory at Albany High to continue their red-hot start to the franchise’s first ABA season.
Harris Webb, a slick-fielding, moneyball hitting shortstop, has been selected as a preseason All-American and will play in the Under Armour Preseason All-American Tournament in Arizona later this month.
The Lady Rams’ offense struggles, while the Rams fall in overtime as Stillman comes into the Good Life City on Thursday and steals a pair of wins.
HEAT assisted more than 1,500 families in 2012.
Albany Recreation & Parks Department will hold a special event for seniors on Feb. 14.
Tickets are currently available for the Feb. 9 show at the Civic Center.
Organizers say 30 vendors and schools expect to attract more than 300 visitors.
The money will be used to aid students enrolled in the college’s Engineering Tech programs.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has one Most Wanted fugitive this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
A local church and restaurant team to provide methods of business stress relief.
APD responds to at least 50 incidents.
Biography isn't policy. President Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two purple hearts from a war many opposed and many more tried to avoid.
College officials say that $1.25 million has been repaid to the Ray Charles Foundation.
A redevelopment initiative in Blakely will turn one of the city's oldest historic buildings into newly renovated office space.
With Albany City Commission approval, the Albany Police Department plans to encrypt its radio transmissions.
The dinner benefits the Lee County Palladium Players and the Lee County Chamber of Commerce.
Enhake will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Jane and Harry Willson series at the Albany Museum of Art.
The common cold and flu are caused by different viruses but can have some similar symptoms, making them tough to tell apart. In general, the flu is worse and symptoms are more intense.
Jden Clark, 2 mos, Albany, died January 4, 2013
Lonnie Spears, 76, Albany, died January 9, 2013
Demetrius Wilburn, 39, Montgomery, AL died January 5, 2013
Charles Fields, 63, Albany, died January 9, 2013
Louise Thornton Burruss, age 76, died January 8, 2013
Thurston B. Williams, 73, Buena Vista, died January 5, 2013
Derek Lawrence Bird, 35, Leesburg, died December 31, 2012
Willie Fred Jackson, Jr., 53, Quitman, died January 4, 2013
Lillian Remick Kiger, 89, Albany, died January 9, 2013
Susan Caldwell Zeese, 65, Albany, died January 9, 2013
Lee E. Lamb III, 62, Albany, died January 8, 2013
Bobby Lee Moore, 79, Albany, died January 2, 2013
Jeanette Castle, 60, Albany, died January 6, 2013
James Jennings Sr., 64, Albany, died January 3, 2013
Willie Mae Wright, 90, Newton, died January 6, 2013
Bennie Russell, 94, Albany died January 8, 2013
Francine King, 55, Albany died January 2, 2013
Elsie Mae Crump Whitfield, 74, Camilla, GA, died January 9, 2013
Billy Joe Garrett Sr., 72, died January 9, 2013
Joseph Lamar Harris, died January 8, 2013
Ned Melton, Lee County, died January 9, 2013
Gladys Piper Brown, 93, Albany, died January 7, 2012
Lois Clower 92, Albany died January 9, 2013
Jarvis Hightower, 60, Albany, died December 31, 2012
Arthur Lee Clay, 84, Sasser, died January 06, 2012
Mildred Lane, 74, of 183 Sumner Rd. Chula, GA
Rick Langley, formerly of Langley and Lee, became "of counsel" this week to Albany law firm Watson Spence, coinciding with the dismissal of the case he had filed in Dougherty Superior Court last month against his former co-workers.
The first and most important victory for advocates of sensible gun laws would, on almost any other matter, seem trivial. But when it comes to firearms, it's huge: Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, attention to the issue has not waned and pressure for action has not diminished.
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One student has been shot at a high school in Taft, Calif., a community in the southern San Joaquin Valley.
Albany State University President Everette Freeman has been named as one of four finalists to serve as chancellor of the University of Arkansas
Attorney General Sam Olens must now decide whether to pursue charges against a state senator who illegally claimed expense pay.
An Alabama man is facing charges alleging that he fatally stabbed a toddler believed to be his son in a suburban Indianapolis apartment.
For the first time in 16 years --- and just the second in four decades --- none of the eligible players for the Baseball Hall of Fame, including all the steroid-era stars, garner enough votes to gain admission following Wednesday's annual vote.
The Civil War saga "Lincoln" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
A man who handcuffed himself to a female Taco Bell co-worker has been sentenced to serve four years in prison.
DeKalb County police say a man caught driving a stolen minivan was run over by the vehicle when he tried to flee from officers.
The 'D' word would be drought -- as in the playoff winless "drought" the Atlanta Falcons' franchise is in --- heading to Sunday's divisional showdown with the Seattle Seahawks.