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December 09, 2017 - 4:59 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A youth football team is mourning the loss of a Rhode Island mother who was killed in a crash in South Carolina. The West Elmwood Intruders, a Pop Warner team in Providence, says 32-year-old Ivette Figueroa died Friday while driving home with other players and parents from a...
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December 09, 2017 - 3:15 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Two Savannah men face mandatory life sentences after a jury convicted them of murder in a 2015 triple slaying at a public housing complex. Jurors on Friday found 24-year-old James Angelo Hampton guilty in the deaths of all three victims — Kiana Marshall, Alexis Kitchens and...
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December 09, 2017 - 2:44 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on winter weather in North Carolina (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Duke Energy says more than 39,000 customers in western North Carolina are without power as a result of the weekend snow. Of those outages reported Saturday, nearly 10,000 were in Buncombe County, with...
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December 09, 2017 - 11:57 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Analysts appointed by a state agency say a multi-billion dollar nuclear project in east Georgia should be cancelled. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that analysts assigned by the Georgia Public Service Commission to evaluate progress at plant Vogtle near Augusta say the...
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December 09, 2017 - 11:48 am
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia church is expecting to feed more than 1,000 families who come to its annual Christmas Food Giveaway. WALB-TV reports the First Apostolic Church in Albany has been taking food donations to give to needy South Georgia families for 21 years. The church was holding this...
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December 09, 2017 - 11:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Parts of western North Carolina were coated with more than a foot of snow after a winter storm roared through the state. The National Weather Service reported Saturday that more than 14 inches fell in Burnsville, while there were 12 inches in the Hendersonville area and...
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Worshippers link arms to avoid slipping as they walk along a snow-covered walkway to St. Richard Catholic Church to attend morning services, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. The forecast called for a wintry mix of precipitation across several Deep South states. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 08, 2017 - 7:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on winter weather impacting a wide swath of the South (all times local): 7:45 p.m. More than a quarter-million electrical customers across the South lack power after a snowstorm and could face a cold night as temperatures plunge. The number of outages is highest in Georgia...
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December 08, 2017 - 6:01 pm
VERGENNES, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a dust collector exploded outside a Vermont aerospace plant, injuring three people. One person was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington to be treated for burns. The town police chief says the explosion Friday at the UTC Aerospace...
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December 08, 2017 - 4:39 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina county recovering from a cyberattack says hackers failed in a second attempt to infiltrate their computer system. Mecklenburg County officials say foreign hackers redoubled their efforts after the county refused to pay a ransom Wednesday. But county officials...
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December 08, 2017 - 4:38 pm
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Police say a getaway car ran out of gas after an armed robbery near Atlanta, leading to the speedy arrest of two suspects. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Michele Pihera says 18-year-old Najee Logan and 21-year-old Justin Larry were charged with armed robbery after their...
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