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December 06, 2017 - 7:46 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A man has died after being shot on a North Carolina street. Durham Police spokesman Wil Glenn said in a news release that officers were called around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. Officers found a man on the ground with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he died. His name...
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December 06, 2017 - 6:59 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Police say a Florida man posed as a rideshare driver to pick up women, including University of South Carolina students, and hold them against their will. News outlets report Columbia police say the man is accused of assaulting a woman who got out of his car on Nov. 26 and...
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Atlanta mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms is greeted by a well wisher as she arrives for an election-night watch party Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 06, 2017 - 12:41 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Atlanta mayoral race (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Atlanta's two-person mayoral runoff election is too close to call. Voters Tuesday were deciding between Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood. Bottoms leads Norwood by a margin of less than 1 percent, which is the...
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December 05, 2017 - 11:55 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Georgia elections (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Voters have elected Atlanta Democrat Nikema Williams to a seat in the state Senate. Williams on Tuesday defeated fellow Democrat Linda Pritchett with 51 percent of the vote to win the vacant Senate District 39 seat. The...
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December 05, 2017 - 6:29 pm
GUM BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a school bus crash that killed a 5-year-old girl in Georgia (all times local): 6:20 p.m. A man who came upon a crashed school bus along a dirt road in Georgia says one young passenger told him: "My sister's dead." Clay Rowe says he spotted the wreck early...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager, right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department after a mistrial was declared for his trial in Charleston, S.C. l Slager is in court Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, facing a possible life sentence for the April 2015 shooting death of Walter Scott. The foot chase and shooting were captured by a bystander on cellphone video that was seen by millions online. Slager pleaded guilty in May to violating Scott's civil rights. A state jury deadlocked last year on murder charges, which were dropped as part of his federal plea deal. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
December 05, 2017 - 5:27 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former South Carolina officer in the shooting death of an unarmed motorist (all times local): 5:15 p.m. An expert in traumatic stress says the interview state police conducted with Michael Slager days after he shot an unarmed black motorist...
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December 05, 2017 - 2:35 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Wildlife officials have moved 10 manatees found near a warm water discharge pipe in a South Carolina coastal river back to their more traditional winter home in Florida. SeaWorld officials said veterinarians checked each one of the manatees captured last week near the...
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December 05, 2017 - 12:00 pm
GROVETOWN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a former Georgia city clerk has been charged for unlawfully obtaining at least $5,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. WRDW-TV reported on Tuesday that court documents signed by U.S. Attorney Bobby L. Christine say former Grovetown city clerk Vicky...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager, right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department after a mistrial was declared for his trial in Charleston, S.C. l Slager is in court Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, facing a possible life sentence for the April 2015 shooting death of Walter Scott. The foot chase and shooting were captured by a bystander on cellphone video that was seen by millions online. Slager pleaded guilty in May to violating Scott's civil rights. A state jury deadlocked last year on murder charges, which were dropped as part of his federal plea deal. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
December 05, 2017 - 11:55 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former South Carolina officer in the shooting death of an unarmed motorist (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A forensic expert says video of a white former South Carolina officer shooting a black motorist shows the two men fought on the ground...
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