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May 23, 2018 - 11:03 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A well-connected Atlanta attorney convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of his business executive wife is scheduled to be sentenced. News outlets report 75-year-old Claud "Tex" McIver is expected to be sentenced Wednesday on felony murder and three other counts in the September...
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May 23, 2018 - 10:24 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's parole board is refusing to free a woman convicted of killing a 13-year-old girl who was abducted from a north Georgia shopping mall. The board refused parole for 53-year-old Judith Ann Neelley on Wednesday following emotional testimony from relatives of the victim...
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May 23, 2018 - 10:24 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A man has been arrested in the shooting death of another man at an apartment complex in North Carolina. The Chapel Hill Police Department said in a news release Tuesday that 21-year-old Keon Tramel Council was arrested Monday night. Chapel Hill officers, Orange County...
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May 23, 2018 - 10:22 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For the first time, a woman who's not serving in an "acting" capacity will be South Carolina's U.S. attorney. The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved the nomination of Sherri Lydon as the chief federal prosecutor for the state. President Donald Trump nominated Lydon earlier this...
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May 23, 2018 - 9:33 am
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Heavy rains from the Gulf of Mexico are causing flooding in the Southeastern United States ahead of what could become the season's first tropical storm. The National Hurricane Center said Wednesday a disturbance has a 60 percent chance of becoming a subtropical or tropical...
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May 23, 2018 - 8:59 am
FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — A mortgage service company is bringing more than 1,000 jobs to South Carolina. The state commerce department said in a news release Tuesday that RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp. will spend about $34 million to set operations in Fort Mill, near the South Carolina-North...
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May 23, 2018 - 7:46 am
ELKIN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man wanted in a chase that led to the death of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper in a wreck. First Sgt. Michael Baker said in a news release that 22-year-old Dakota Kape Whitt of Elkin around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. Whitt is charged with murder,...
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May 23, 2018 - 7:44 am
VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say seven men are being charged with murder following a shooting at a motel in Georgia. Police in the west Georgia town of Villa Rica say 28-year-old Brian Cook was found lying on a second-floor land at the Fairbridge Express Inn on Tuesday night. Police believe...
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May 23, 2018 - 3:02 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the four Republicans seeking to unseat him are meeting in a debate ahead of next month's primary election. McMaster and his challengers are taking the stage at Clemson University on Tuesday night for a debate sponsored by the Post and...
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May 23, 2018 - 12:42 am
The Latest on primary elections Tuesday in Georgia (all times local): ___ 12:37 a.m. The president of one of Georgia's largest teacher organizations and a retired military officer face a Democratic primary runoff to challenge the Republican state school superintendent. Sid Chapman of Griffin and...
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