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UConn beats Kentucky for improbable national title

Connecticut's Shabazz Napier scores 22 points to lead the Huskies past Kentucky in Monday's national title game, giving UConn its fourth national championship.

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Soldier kills 3, wounds 16 before taking own life at Fort Hood in Texas

A U.S. soldier shot dead three people and injured at least 16 on Wednesday before taking his own life at an Army base in Fort Hood, Texas.

Terrell County woman wins $10 million

Linda Walden, a 46-year-old grandmother, takes top prize in a Georgia Lottery scratch-off game

Linda Walden told lottery officials she doesn’t know how she will spend her $10 million prize.

Arrest made in Albany homicide case

U.S. marshals arrest Demonta Price, wanted in the slaying of Jameyt Spurlock

Marshals had been searching for Price since Jan. 6, locating the fugitive in Tallahassee.

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CHAMPS!!!: Randolph-Clay girls dominate Mitchell County for state title

The Lady Red Devils win their first girls state championship since 2000

Brandi Buie scores a game-high 19 points and leads the Randolph-Clay girls to a dominating victory against rival Mitchell County in Thursday’s Class A championship game.

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Melissa Strother qualifies to run for the Dougherty County School Board

Local County Commission, School Board qualifying ends at noon Friday

Melissa Strother will challenge Aaron Johnson for the Dougherty County School Board District 4 seat.

Albany City Commission decides to table pit bulldog ordinance

In a close vote, the board decides to not take action on breed-specific restrictions

Four commissioners vote to delay action on a pit bull ordinance.

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Westtown Library branch set to re-open

The Dougherty County library branch was one of two that were closed for financial reasons

The Westtown Library branch will re-open Monday and maintain a 16-hours-per-week schedule that includes Saturdays.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitives - Feb. 14, 2014 (UPDATE: One turns herself in)

Daniel Joel Archer and Candice Archer are wanted by Dougherty County and Albany authorities

Danile Joel Archer is wanted on a charge of giving false information to law enforcement and probation violation, while Candice Archer is wanted on four drug charges in Dougherty County and a count of deposit account fraud in Lee County.

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City of Albany terminates lease with Panthers (UPDATED: 7:50 p.m.)

The city of Albany has terminated its lease agreement with the Albany Panthers, but meetings between the team and city officials are planned this week with the hope that a deal will be reached to keep the team in Albany.

Worth County High School in Sylvester evacuated

School evacuated to search for “fireworks-like” device.

Worth County High School was evacuated Tuesday as a precautionary measure.

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President declares emergency in Georgia (UPDATED 2:45 p.m.)

Eighty-eight counties are covered in the emergency declaration

Georgia officials try to get out in front of events as a second winter storm in two weeks bears down upon metro Atlanta.

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Seahawks rout Broncos for Super Bowl title

In a dominating performance from start to finish, the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos, 43-8, to win Super Bowl XLVIII.

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WEATHER WATCH: Closings for Wintry Weather (UPDATED: 5:15 p.m.)

These are schools and organizations that will be closed or that will have reduced hours because of expected inclement weather Wednesday.

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Fugitive Bobby Smith captured

Missing fugitive caught without incident

Bobby Smith had been missing from the Albany Transitional Center since Nov. 17.