Richard Brasher, 60, of Jacksonville, Ala., stands at his home looking toward his neighbors damaged homes, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, after a violent storm went swept through Jacksonville, Ala., the night before.. "I thought we were gone," he said. "It happened so fast." Using couch cushions for protection, Brasher hid in the bathtub with his wife, daughter and two grandchildren as the storm passed near the college. The roar was terrifying, said Brasher. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
March 20, 2018 - 12:58 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — With violent weather plowing through the Southeast, the kitchen windows exploded at Richard Brasher's home in eastern Alabama. Using couch cushions for protection, Brasher hid in the bathtub with his wife, daughter and two grandchildren as the storm passed near...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:08 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says an American pastor is facing up to 35 years in prison on charges of links to terror groups and espionage. Anadolu Agency said Tuesday that an indictment prepared by prosecutors in the western city of Izmir accuses Andrew Brunson of working...
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March 20, 2018 - 4:50 am
CARY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been accused of leaving his mother on their home's floor because he knew she would probably die and that he would get access to $30,000 she had in a bank account. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports 39-year-old Eric Paul Brunner was arrested March...
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Clouds and wind move through the Atlanta area, Monday, March 19, 2018. More than 29 million people, including millions in Atlanta, face a threat of severe storms that could bring large, damaging winds and strong tornadoes to the southeastern United States, forecasters said. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
March 19, 2018 - 11:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the threat of severe weather across the Southeast (all times local): 11:20 p.m. The governor of Alabama says there has been significant damage in parts of Alabama. Gov. Kay Ivey said state resources were being sent to the affected areas, especially Jacksonville and...
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March 19, 2018 - 3:10 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Candidate filing is now open for this year's elections in South Carolina. Filing opened at noon on Friday. Candidates have until noon on March 30 to file their paperwork and pay required fees. The governor and other statewide elected officials face voters this year, as do all...
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March 19, 2018 - 3:06 pm
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia prison officials are investigating after they say an inmate died after a fight with another inmate. The Georgia Department of Corrections said in a news release that department investigators are looking into the death of Valdosta State Prison inmate Benjamin Snyder. The...
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March 19, 2018 - 1:40 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's schools chief is hopeful the Senate will go along with plans to consolidate some of the state's small school districts. State Education Superintendent Molly Spearman told The Post and Courier of Charleston she thinks lawmakers should focus on nine small school...
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March 19, 2018 - 12:25 pm
HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says a North Carolina woman is facing a charge she was transporting people into the United States who didn't have permission to be in the country. A complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Burlington says Border Patrol agents were alerted early Sunday...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:00 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A man has died in a fall at a construction site in southeastern North Carolina. Local media outlets reported the worker fell about 2:30 p.m. Friday from scaffolding outside an apartment complex in downtown Wilmington. Investigators say the man fell about 50 feet (15 meters)...
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March 19, 2018 - 8:14 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man has been found shot to death in the front yard of a South Carolina home. North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor told local media that officers were called to a neighborhood early Sunday morning. Pryor said officers found the man in the front yard of a...
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