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  • Police alerted to Albany bank robbery

    Police alerted to Albany bank robbery

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:04:06 GMT

    Officials say the Regions Bank on West Broad Avenue was held up, about 12:30. 

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    Officials say the Regions Bank on West Broad Avenue was held up, about 12:30. 

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  • Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

    Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:51:49 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:53:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:32:56 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
  • Voting chief concerned about turnout for Primaries

    Voting chief concerned about turnout for Primaries

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:32:34 GMT
    Georgia Primary Elections are taking place May 22. Dougherty County hopes for a big turnout. (Source: WALB)Georgia Primary Elections are taking place May 22. Dougherty County hopes for a big turnout. (Source: WALB)

    The primary elections narrow the field of candidates in the same party, and frequently decide who the nominee will be in the general election.

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    The primary elections narrow the field of candidates in the same party, and frequently decide who the nominee will be in the general election.

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  • New trial denied for Worth Co. murderer

    New trial denied for Worth Co. murderer

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:27:26 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:27:26 GMT
    Chris Szorcsik (Source: Ga. DOC)Chris Szorcsik (Source: Ga. DOC)

    Nearly two years after the body of a Worth County truck driver was discovered in a shallow grave, his stepson will stand trial today for his murder.

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    Nearly two years after the body of a Worth County truck driver was discovered in a shallow grave, his stepson will stand trial today for his murder.

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  • Albany city leaders plan new initiatives

    Albany city leaders plan new initiatives

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:13:44 GMT
    City of Albany leaders hope to implement these projects in 2018 (Source: WALB)City of Albany leaders hope to implement these projects in 2018 (Source: WALB)
    City of Albany leaders hope to implement these projects in 2018 (Source: WALB)City of Albany leaders hope to implement these projects in 2018 (Source: WALB)

    The city now has funds saved to pay for some new initiatives, like community safety officers, expanding transit service on Ledo Road and through federal funding, there will be improvements at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. 

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    The city now has funds saved to pay for some new initiatives, like community safety officers, expanding transit service on Ledo Road and through federal funding, there will be improvements at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. 

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  • Texas school shooting survivors face a 'spiritual war zone'

    Texas school shooting survivors face a 'spiritual war zone'

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:55:00 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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  • Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:59 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:54:05 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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  • US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

    US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:52:00 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:53:39 GMT
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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal...

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

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  • School victims honored at Billboard Awards; Janet, BTS shine

    School victims honored at Billboard Awards; Janet, BTS shine

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:51:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photos/Invision, File). FILE - In a May 7, 2018, file photo, Ariana Grande, left, attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibitio...(AP Photos/Invision, File). FILE - In a May 7, 2018, file photo, Ariana Grande, left, attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibitio...
    After celebrating her 52nd birthday and the 25th anniversary of her groundbreaking "janet.".More >>
    After celebrating her 52nd birthday and the 25th anniversary of her groundbreaking "janet.".More >>
  • Border Patrol agent questions women for speaking Spanish

    Border Patrol agent questions women for speaking Spanish

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:05:50 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:11:55 GMT

    A Border Patrol agent thought two women speaking Spanish was suspicious enough to ask for their ID.

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    A Border Patrol agent thought two women speaking Spanish was suspicious enough to ask for their ID.

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  • Dublin VA hosts Memorial Day program

    Dublin VA hosts Memorial Day program

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:20:36 GMT
    The Dublin VA campus (Source: V. A.)The Dublin VA campus (Source: V. A.)

    Dublin VA Medical Center will host a  Memorial Day program to give recognition and  remembrance to individuals that  defended the nation and never came back home. 

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    Dublin VA Medical Center will host a  Memorial Day program to give recognition and  remembrance to individuals that  defended the nation and never came back home. 

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  • Decatur Co. bridge damaged

    Decatur Co. bridge damaged

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:36:11 GMT
    (Source: Bainbridge Public Safety)(Source: Bainbridge Public Safety)
    (Source: Bainbridge Public Safety)(Source: Bainbridge Public Safety)

    Bainbridge Public Safety said that the southbound Spring Creek bridge going over the bypass has been hit by heavy equipment.

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    Bainbridge Public Safety said that the southbound Spring Creek bridge going over the bypass has been hit by heavy equipment.

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  • Protestors surround Michael Williams bus in downtown Savannah

    Protestors surround Michael Williams bus in downtown Savannah

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:34:05 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Protestors in downtown Savannah have surrounded Georgia State Senator Michael Williams' deportation bus and are preventing the bus from moving.  At least one person has been arrested so far. You can watch WTOC's live stream of the event above. Jarvis Robertson will have more on this story on THE News at 11:00 p.m.  Copyright 2018 WTOC. All rights reserved.

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    Protestors in downtown Savannah have surrounded Georgia State Senator Michael Williams' deportation bus and are preventing the bus from moving.  At least one person has been arrested so far. You can watch WTOC's live stream of the event above. Jarvis Robertson will have more on this story on THE News at 11:00 p.m.  Copyright 2018 WTOC. All rights reserved.

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  • Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

    Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:31:27 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:12:16 GMT
    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)

    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.

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    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.

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  • Parents take 30-year-old son to court to force him to move out

    Parents take 30-year-old son to court to force him to move out

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:05:36 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:26:44 GMT

    Two parents have had enough of their adult son living rent-free at their home, and have taken him to court.

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    Two parents have had enough of their adult son living rent-free at their home, and have taken him to court.

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  • Alma man still missing after a year

    Alma man still missing after a year

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:37:55 GMT
    Willie Frank Wooden (Source: Alma PD)Willie Frank Wooden (Source: Alma PD)
    Willie Frank Wooden (Source: Alma PD)Willie Frank Wooden (Source: Alma PD)

    Law enforcement has interviewed several people and followed many leads in the days, weeks, and months which followed Mr. Wooden’s disappearance.  

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    Law enforcement has interviewed several people and followed many leads in the days, weeks, and months which followed Mr. Wooden’s disappearance.  

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  • New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:10:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:12:23 GMT
    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms. (Source: Pixabay)New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms. (Source: Pixabay)

    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.

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    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.

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  • Mitchell Co. helps cancer patient with battle

    Mitchell Co. helps cancer patient with battle

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:18:57 GMT
    This couple has been married for five years and was given bad news this year. (Source: WALB)This couple has been married for five years and was given bad news this year. (Source: WALB)
    This couple has been married for five years and was given bad news this year. (Source: WALB)This couple has been married for five years and was given bad news this year. (Source: WALB)

    Matthew Leverette, a well-known man in Mitchell County, has been in a tough battle against cancer since March. Sunday, he wanted his neighbors to know how important their support is to him when times get tough. 

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    Matthew Leverette, a well-known man in Mitchell County, has been in a tough battle against cancer since March. Sunday, he wanted his neighbors to know how important their support is to him when times get tough. 

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  • Community, police department mourn passing of Chief Charles Moore

    Community, police department mourn passing of Chief Charles Moore

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:15:20 GMT

    Chief Moore served the Leesburg community for more than 38 years as part of the police department, serving as chief for at least 19. "Everybody's got a story about Chief Moore," said Lieutenant James Vick.   

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    Chief Moore served the Leesburg community for more than 38 years as part of the police department, serving as chief for at least 19. "Everybody's got a story about Chief Moore," said Lieutenant James Vick.   

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  • NationalMore>>

  • Funeral service held for girl killed in school bus crash

    Funeral service held for girl killed in school bus crash

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:22:00 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:02:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). A girl leans over bouquets of flowers to blow a kiss at a memorial in front of East Brook Middle School, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. Investigators are combing through evidence seeking answers to why a school bus car...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). A girl leans over bouquets of flowers to blow a kiss at a memorial in front of East Brook Middle School, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. Investigators are combing through evidence seeking answers to why a school bus car...
    Family and friends are remembering a student killed when a school bus collided with a dump truck in New Jersey.More >>
    Family and friends are remembering a student killed when a school bus collided with a dump truck in New Jersey.More >>
  • Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

    Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:41:50 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:55:08 GMT
    (Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...(Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...
    Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others.More >>
    Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others.More >>
  • Official placed on leave over Afghanistan bombing claim

    Official placed on leave over Afghanistan bombing claim

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:12:02 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:55:02 GMT
    The State University of New York has placed a high-ranking official on leave after it was revealed that he may have fabricated a story about surviving a bombing in Afghanistan and other claims in a speech last fall.More >>
    The State University of New York has placed a high-ranking official on leave after it was revealed that he may have fabricated a story about surviving a bombing in Afghanistan and other claims in a speech last fall.More >>
  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Braves release slumping Bautista, Camargo to play 3B

    Braves release slumping Bautista, Camargo to play 3B

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-05-20 23:25:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves' Johan Camargo (17) is tagged out at second base by Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas, left,as he tries to stretch a single in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, May 18, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves' Johan Camargo (17) is tagged out at second base by Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas, left,as he tries to stretch a single in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, May 18, 2018, in Atlanta.
    The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista and made Johan Camargo their starting third baseman.More >>
    The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista and made Johan Camargo their starting third baseman.More >>
  • Colquitt County holds signing for three more athletes

    Colquitt County holds signing for three more athletes

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:55:58 GMT
    Colquitt County signees after signing their letter of intents (Source: WALB)Colquitt County signees after signing their letter of intents (Source: WALB)
    Colquitt County signees after signing their letter of intents (Source: WALB)Colquitt County signees after signing their letter of intents (Source: WALB)

    Colquitt County High School held a signing for three of their graduating student athletes, who announced where they will be heading in the fall to pursue their educations, and continue their athletic careers.

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    Colquitt County High School held a signing for three of their graduating student athletes, who announced where they will be heading in the fall to pursue their educations, and continue their athletic careers.

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  • Lady Knights heading to the Finals

    Lady Knights heading to the Finals

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:49:57 GMT
    Lady Knights celebrating after going up 1 - 0 (Source: WALB)Lady Knights celebrating after going up 1 - 0 (Source: WALB)
    Lady Knights celebrating after going up 1 - 0 (Source: WALB)Lady Knights celebrating after going up 1 - 0 (Source: WALB)

    Deerfield-Windsor Lady Knights soccer team is heading to the GISA State Finals after defeating Frederica Academy 4 - 0 in the Semifinal round Friday afternoon at Mercer University.  

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    Deerfield-Windsor Lady Knights soccer team is heading to the GISA State Finals after defeating Frederica Academy 4 - 0 in the Semifinal round Friday afternoon at Mercer University.  

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