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  • Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:35:40 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:49:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...

    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's...

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    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.

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  • Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

    Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:05:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:17:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...
    Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend his confirmation.More >>
    Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend his confirmation.More >>
  • DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:43:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:18:00 GMT
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

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    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

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  • Albany police continue to look for paintball shooters

    Albany police continue to look for paintball shooters

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:09:45 GMT
    Two people reported someone shooting paintball guns in Albany over the weekend. (Source: WALB)Two people reported someone shooting paintball guns in Albany over the weekend. (Source: WALB)
    Two people reported someone shooting paintball guns in Albany over the weekend. (Source: WALB)Two people reported someone shooting paintball guns in Albany over the weekend. (Source: WALB)

    Albany police are still working to find those responsible for shooting two men with paintball guns over the weekend. 

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    Albany police are still working to find those responsible for shooting two men with paintball guns over the weekend. 

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  • MCLB to hold full-scale exercise

    MCLB to hold full-scale exercise

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:08:38 GMT
    Marine Corps Logistics Base (Source: WALB)Marine Corps Logistics Base (Source: WALB)
    Marine Corps Logistics Base (Source: WALB)Marine Corps Logistics Base (Source: WALB)

    The Marine Corps Logistics Base wants everyone to be aware of a full-scale exercise that will begin Tuesday.

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    The Marine Corps Logistics Base wants everyone to be aware of a full-scale exercise that will begin Tuesday.

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  • Why did Dougherty Co. file a lawsuit against the GA Dept. of Community Health?

    Why did Dougherty Co. file a lawsuit against the GA Dept. of Community Health?

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:42:35 GMT
    This 28 page lawsuit was filed last week. (Source: WALB)This 28 page lawsuit was filed last week. (Source: WALB)

    The Dougherty County Commission filed a lawsuit in Fulton County court last week and on Monday, Chairman Chris Cohilas said it's a move to protect Dougherty County citizens.

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    The Dougherty County Commission filed a lawsuit in Fulton County court last week and on Monday, Chairman Chris Cohilas said it's a move to protect Dougherty County citizens.

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  • 2 in custody after high speed chase on I-75 ends in Lenox

    2 in custody after high speed chase on I-75 ends in Lenox

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:57:18 GMT
    Two men are in custody after leading South Georgia law enforcement on a 38 mile chase up I-75 at speeds of up to 131 miles per hour Monday night.Two men are in custody after leading South Georgia law enforcement on a 38 mile chase up I-75 at speeds of up to 131 miles per hour Monday night.
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Two men are in custody after leading South Georgia law enforcement on a 38 mile chase up I-75 at speeds of up to 131 miles per hour Monday night.

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    Two men are in custody after leading South Georgia law enforcement on a 38 mile chase up I-75 at speeds of up to 131 miles per hour Monday night.

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  • Full-time employees of Tyson chicken plant will be paid for time off for fire

    Full-time employees of Tyson chicken plant will be paid for time off for fire

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:15:32 GMT
    Full-time employees for Tyson Chicken plant in Dawson will be paid for a full week of work for three weeks.(Source: Terrell Co. Fire Dept.)Full-time employees for Tyson Chicken plant in Dawson will be paid for a full week of work for three weeks.(Source: Terrell Co. Fire Dept.)

    Full-time employees for Tyson Chicken plant in Dawson will be paid for a full week of work for three weeks. 

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    Full-time employees for Tyson Chicken plant in Dawson will be paid for a full week of work for three weeks. 

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  • Police: CA mother kills 2 children, then herself

    Police: CA mother kills 2 children, then herself

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:55:51 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:02:43 GMT
    Police in Modesto, CA, are searching for a motive in the shooting death of two children apparently carried out by their mother before she killed herself. (Source: KCRA/CNN)Police in Modesto, CA, are searching for a motive in the shooting death of two children apparently carried out by their mother before she killed herself. (Source: KCRA/CNN)

    Police in Modesto, CA, are searching for a motive in the shooting death of two children apparently carried out by their mother before she killed herself.

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    Police in Modesto, CA, are searching for a motive in the shooting death of two children apparently carried out by their mother before she killed herself.

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  • Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

    Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:15:47 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:52:27 GMT
    (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP). Lee Merritt, center, leads a news conference, Monday, April 23 2018, in San Bernardino, Calif., announcing a series of lawsuits against the Barstow Police Department regarding the shooting death of Diante "Butchie"...(James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP). Lee Merritt, center, leads a news conference, Monday, April 23 2018, in San Bernardino, Calif., announcing a series of lawsuits against the Barstow Police Department regarding the shooting death of Diante "Butchie"...

    Lawyers for the family of a black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot say an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.

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    Lawyers for the family of a black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot say an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.

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  • Stephon Clark's brother charged with misdemeanor assault

    Stephon Clark's brother charged with misdemeanor assault

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:25:35 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file). FILE--In this April 10, 2018, file photo, Stevante Clark, the brother of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police, speaks before a meeting of the Sacramento City Council in Sacramento, Calif. Clark ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file). FILE--In this April 10, 2018, file photo, Stevante Clark, the brother of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police, speaks before a meeting of the Sacramento City Council in Sacramento, Calif. Clark ...

    Prosecutors have charged the brother of an unarmed black man who was shot to death by Sacramento police with misdemeanor assault and vandalism.

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    Prosecutors have charged the brother of an unarmed black man who was shot to death by Sacramento police with misdemeanor assault and vandalism.

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  • CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay

    CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:06:01 GMT
    Robert R. Redfield, MD (Source: CDC)Robert R. Redfield, MD (Source: CDC)

    The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors.

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    The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors.

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  • Cook Co. school collects 100+ lbs. of can tabs for Ronald McDonald House

    Cook Co. school collects 100+ lbs. of can tabs for Ronald McDonald House

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:13:21 GMT
    Cook County Primary School has collected over a hundred pounds of can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. (Source: WALB)Cook County Primary School has collected over a hundred pounds of can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. (Source: WALB)
    Cook County Primary School has collected over a hundred pounds of can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. (Source: WALB)Cook County Primary School has collected over a hundred pounds of can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. (Source: WALB)

    Cook County Primary School has collected over a hundred pounds of can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.

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    Cook County Primary School has collected over a hundred pounds of can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.

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  • Ben Hill County joins opioid lawsuit

    Ben Hill County joins opioid lawsuit

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:11:31 GMT
    Ben Hill County has joined the lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. (Source: WALB)Ben Hill County has joined the lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. (Source: WALB)
    Ben Hill County has joined the lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. (Source: WALB)Ben Hill County has joined the lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. (Source: WALB)

    Ben Hill County is the latest Georgia county to join the massive lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

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    Ben Hill County is the latest Georgia county to join the massive lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

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  • "Dysfunctional" partnership builds between Thomasville police, Thomas Co. DA's office

    "Dysfunctional" partnership builds between Thomasville police, Thomas Co. DA's office

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:08:57 GMT
    Letters exchanged between the Thomasville Police Department and the Thomas County District Attorney's Office detail a partnership that the district attorney's office is now calling "dysfunctional." (Source: WALB)Letters exchanged between the Thomasville Police Department and the Thomas County District Attorney's Office detail a partnership that the district attorney's office is now calling "dysfunctional." (Source: WALB)
    Letters exchanged between the Thomasville Police Department and the Thomas County District Attorney's Office detail a partnership that the district attorney's office is now calling "dysfunctional." (Source: WALB)Letters exchanged between the Thomasville Police Department and the Thomas County District Attorney's Office detail a partnership that the district attorney's office is now calling "dysfunctional." (Source: WALB)

    Letters exchanged between the Thomasville Police Department and the Thomas County District Attorney's Office detail a partnership that the district attorney's office is now calling "dysfunctional."

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    Letters exchanged between the Thomasville Police Department and the Thomas County District Attorney's Office detail a partnership that the district attorney's office is now calling "dysfunctional."

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  • Man walks away from crash unharmed after truck flips

    Man walks away from crash unharmed after truck flips

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:59:10 GMT
    Truck flipped into neighbors yard (Source: WALB)Truck flipped into neighbors yard (Source: WALB)
    Truck flipped into neighbors yard (Source: WALB)Truck flipped into neighbors yard (Source: WALB)

    A pickup truck flipped on Goldenrod Road trying to avoid a dog during the rainstorm Monday afternoon.

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    A pickup truck flipped on Goldenrod Road trying to avoid a dog during the rainstorm Monday afternoon.

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  • Suspected gunman in Waffle House mass shooting arrested

    Suspected gunman in Waffle House mass shooting arrested

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:55:32 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:53:46 GMT
    Travis Reinking was arrested at 1:07 p.m. in Antioch. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)Travis Reinking was arrested at 1:07 p.m. in Antioch. (Source: Metro Nashville PD)

    The suspected gunman, 29-year-old Travis Reinking, was arrested Monday afternoon, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department.

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    The suspected gunman, 29-year-old Travis Reinking, was arrested Monday afternoon, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department.

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  • NationalMore>>

  • Waffle House shooter's guns were seized but then returned

    Waffle House shooter's guns were seized but then returned

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:37:33 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:57:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Don Aaron, public affairs manager for the Metro Nashville Police Department, speaks at a news conference Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn., regarding the capture of Travis Reinking. Reinking, who police say shot and ...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Don Aaron, public affairs manager for the Metro Nashville Police Department, speaks at a news conference Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn., regarding the capture of Travis Reinking. Reinking, who police say shot and ...
    Gunman suspected of attacking a Waffle House lost Illinois firearms license after exhibiting erratic behavior.More >>
    Gunman suspected of attacking a Waffle House lost Illinois firearms license after exhibiting erratic behavior.More >>
  • Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

    Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:35:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:57:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.More >>
    A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.More >>
  • Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

    Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:52:57 GMT
    (Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.(Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.More >>
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.More >>
  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Tiftarea's Hall chooses Andrew College

    Tiftarea's Hall chooses Andrew College

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:22:39 GMT
    Grant Hall (Source: WALB)Grant Hall (Source: WALB)
    Grant Hall (Source: WALB)Grant Hall (Source: WALB)

    Grant Hall just closed a game Tuesday that will give Tiftarea a shot at the region title this coming week. But first, he had some paperwork to take care of Monday morning.

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    Grant Hall just closed a game Tuesday that will give Tiftarea a shot at the region title this coming week. But first, he had some paperwork to take care of Monday morning.

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  • With late stepfather on her mind, Taylor signs with GSW basketball

    With late stepfather on her mind, Taylor signs with GSW basketball

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:40:41 GMT
    Shaunteria Taylor (Source: WALB)Shaunteria Taylor (Source: WALB)
    Shaunteria Taylor (Source: WALB)Shaunteria Taylor (Source: WALB)

    Tiftarea's Shaunteria Taylor lost her stepfather Rickey Burton to Leukemia before her senior season. He'd never missed any of her games. Taylor considered sitting out of basketball, but instead she balled out.

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    Tiftarea's Shaunteria Taylor lost her stepfather Rickey Burton to Leukemia before her senior season. He'd never missed any of her games. Taylor considered sitting out of basketball, but instead she balled out.

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  • 2 days in the books at SIAC Track & Field Championships

    2 days in the books at SIAC Track & Field Championships

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:48:02 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    This is the 2nd straight year Albany State University is hosting the SIAC Track & Field Championships. Two days are in the books, and the decisive  day three gets underway Sunday at Hugh Mills Stadium.

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    This is the 2nd straight year Albany State University is hosting the SIAC Track & Field Championships. Two days are in the books, and the decisive  day three gets underway Sunday at Hugh Mills Stadium.

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