MACON – U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia Charlie Peeler said a man arrested during a routine traffic stop on Interstate 75 carrying more than 80 kilos of “ice” methamphetamine has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor is warning Georgians of recent telephone scammers attempting to steal personally identifiable information while posing as an employee of the Georgia Department of Labor.
CORDELE – Republican Congressional Candidate Don Cole, a pastor, public administrator, consultant and former member of the Trump Administration, announced the “Waaaaay Past Time -- Roll with Don Cole” tour of 29 counties across the 2nd Congressional District. Cole invites citizens to come me…
ALBANY -- Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Albany saw its unemployment rate tick up in September. Additionally, Albany saw monthly decreases in employment and jobs in September.
TIFTON – Donna Kay Sledge, head athletic trainer at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, has been named Junior College Head Athletic Trainer of the Year by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine.
ATLANTA -- Georgia voters have continued to turn out in record numbers to vote during the state’s three weeks of early in-person voting. As the Nov. 3 general election approaches, Georgia continues to break records in absentee by mail voting and early, in-person voting.
Less than two weeks from Election Day, Joe Biden and Donald Trump are scheduled to appear onstage for the final general election presidential debate of 2020.
A fourth-grader in Roswell, New Mexico, has been walking to his shuttered elementary school to do his classwork over the building's WiFi because he didn't have internet access at home.
LEESBURG -- Good weather and hard work by Lee County Public Works crews has resulted in significant progress on the county's Flowing Well Road paving project.
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WALA) -- A Freeport man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after multiple witnesses say he was repeatedly hitting and throwing his dog, Walton County officials reported Thursday.
James "The Amazing" Randi loved magic. He was a celebrated escape artist who broke records set by Houdini and performed everywhere from the White House to Niagara Falls (dangling upside down over the falls in a straightjacket, naturally). And with his long white beard, he certainly fit the p…
As a wildfire tore through Berry Creek, California, last month, it destroyed the homes of six of the community's seven volunteer firefighters along with the department's fire station.
A Hennepin County judge has dropped a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, but denied the defendant's motion to dismiss two other charges against him.
The words of Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend and alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell emerged Thursday from the hundreds of pages of an unsealed 2016 deposition.
Young men hoping to join a White supremacist group spoke about hosting paramilitary trainings and how to legally bring firearms to those events, according to secret recordings of vetting calls published by the Southern Poverty Law Center Thursday.
In its two decades, Google has amassed a dizzying amount of power, building a search and advertising behemoth that many critics believe is an illegal monopoly. But the fact you get most of Google's services for free, and that many people seem to prefer them over alternatives, could -— Google…
Claims for unemployment benefits inched lower last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday. Still millions of Americans continue to rely on government aid to make ends meet.
Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has been given permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer Anatoly Kucherena told state-run news agency RIA Novosti.
American Airlines and Southwest Airlines both reported billions of dollars in losses Thursday, but that's what passes for an improvement in the battered industry these days.
The Czech Republic's coronavirus crisis is now so bad that when Prime Minister Andrej Babis stood in front of reporters during a live news conference Wednesday, he did something few leaders often do. He apologized to the people. Five times.
A 5-year-old from Georgia wrote a book to inspire kids to stay positive during the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.
The East Troublesome Fire grew over 100,000 acres overnight, according to the latest update posted on InciWeb, and has forced the closing of Rocky Mountain National Park.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, setting up a final vote for confirmation on Monday.
For a long time, the film and TV industry has relied on stereotypes to portray Black people. In Britain, a lack of authentic stories both about Black people, and by Black people, meant that generations of audiences turned to US exports like the films of Spike Lee, and TV programs like "My Wi…
Thailand's Prime Minister has revoked emergency measures imposed on Bangkok following more than a week of daily anti-government protests in the nation's capital and other cities.
A Texas grand jury charged Paul Kruse, Blue Bell Creameries' former CEO and president, was charged with wire fraud and conspiracy in connection with an alleged cover-up of the company's 2015 listeria outbreak, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.
ATLANTA (WGCL) -- Vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris will make a campaign stop in Atlanta Friday, according to a Wednesday announcement from the Democratic Party of Georgia.
Last month, Japanese lawmaker Mio Sugita caused outrage on social media when she said that some women lie about sexual assaults.
The Supreme Court granted a request Wednesday from the state of Alabama to prohibit voters from casting their ballots curbside, an accommodation sought by Covid-vulnerable voters in the state.
Louisiana State University is self-imposing penalties on its football program as the NCAA investigates the team for rules violations, according to a report in Sports Illustrated.
In the predawn hours of a recent Tuesday morning in a suburban Salt Lake City hospital, Laurie Terry's doctor made a disturbing discovery: Utah's record setting Covid-19 outbreak had become more dangerous than many knew.
A White female customer was caught on video shouting a string of obscenities at a Black Starbucks barista in Southern California, after the customer refused to properly wear a face covering inside the store.
Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said Wednesday both Iran and Russia have obtained US voter registration information in an effort to interfere in the election, including Iran posing as the far-right group Proud Boys to send intimidating emails to voters.
Black Lives Matter's Sacramento chapter wants to sponsor 10 Black people for gun safety training in an effort to keep its organization members safe.
The public library system in Charlotte, North Carolina, is renaming one of its branches that was named after a former state governor with ties to a white supremacy group.
A Colorado woman was cited with two misdemeanors for illegally raising a young deer that attacked and gored one of her neighbors, according to state wildlife officials.
An Indiana school superintendent has apologized after a Black student was simply listed as "Black Guy" in a high school yearbook.