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  • Korean summit starts with a handshake, after year of tension

    Korean summit starts with a handshake, after year of tension

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:31:27 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:52:17 GMT
    (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP). North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in cross the military demarcation line to the South side at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. K...(Korea Summit Press Pool via AP). North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in cross the military demarcation line to the South side at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. K...

    After a year of tensions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have started their summit with a handshake.

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    After a year of tensions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have started their summit with a handshake.

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  • Teacher accused of having heroin on campus, sex with student

    Teacher accused of having heroin on campus, sex with student

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:15:37 GMT
    Raquel Eleana Spencer (Source: Whitfield County Sheriff's Office)Raquel Eleana Spencer (Source: Whitfield County Sheriff's Office)

    A northwest Georgia high school teacher is accused of possessing heroin on campus and having a yearlong sexual relationship with a student.

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    A northwest Georgia high school teacher is accused of possessing heroin on campus and having a yearlong sexual relationship with a student.

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  • Doctor arrested after threatening to 'slit' employees' throats

    Doctor arrested after threatening to 'slit' employees' throats

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:46:59 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:01:34 GMT

    According to a license suspension order from the Georgia Composite Medical Board on Feb. 21, Patterson yelled expletives at employees in her office and repeatedly threatened to "slit their throats."

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    According to a license suspension order from the Georgia Composite Medical Board on Feb. 21, Patterson yelled expletives at employees in her office and repeatedly threatened to "slit their throats."

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  • $375K scratch-off ticket sold in Dawson

    $375K scratch-off ticket sold in Dawson

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-04-27 03:36:06 GMT
    (Source: Georgia Lottery)(Source: Georgia Lottery)
    (Source: Georgia Lottery)(Source: Georgia Lottery)

    A convenience store in Dawson sold a top prize ticket worth $375,000 from the Georgia Lottery’s Black and Gold scratcher.

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    A convenience store in Dawson sold a top prize ticket worth $375,000 from the Georgia Lottery’s Black and Gold scratcher.

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  • Family of Kendrick Johnson denied witnesses as court case continues

    Family of Kendrick Johnson denied witnesses as court case continues

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-04-27 03:19:56 GMT
    The Kendrick Johnson case is now on its fifth year in court. (Source: Family)The Kendrick Johnson case is now on its fifth year in court. (Source: Family)
    The Kendrick Johnson case is now on its fifth year in court. (Source: Family)The Kendrick Johnson case is now on its fifth year in court. (Source: Family)

    On Thursday, a judge denied a request for two witnesses to be questioned in the Kendrick Johnson case.  

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    On Thursday, a judge denied a request for two witnesses to be questioned in the Kendrick Johnson case.  

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  • Southern Ag reopens after facility destroyed in January 2017 storms

    Southern Ag reopens after facility destroyed in January 2017 storms

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:23:48 GMT
    Southern Ag was completely destroyed in the January 2017 tornado. (Source: WALB)Southern Ag was completely destroyed in the January 2017 tornado. (Source: WALB)
    Southern Ag was completely destroyed in the January 2017 tornado. (Source: WALB)Southern Ag was completely destroyed in the January 2017 tornado. (Source: WALB)

    One of the largest employers in Southwest Georgia is now back open for business.

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    One of the largest employers in Southwest Georgia is now back open for business.

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  • Terrell Co. elementary basketball coach arrested during game

    Terrell Co. elementary basketball coach arrested during game

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:45:38 GMT
    An elementary school coach was arrested during a basketball game Thursday night. (AP graphic)An elementary school coach was arrested during a basketball game Thursday night. (AP graphic)
    An elementary school coach was arrested during a basketball game Thursday night. (AP graphic)An elementary school coach was arrested during a basketball game Thursday night. (AP graphic)

    An elementary basketball coach in Terrell County was arrested by Edison police during a basketball game Thursday night.

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    An elementary basketball coach in Terrell County was arrested by Edison police during a basketball game Thursday night.

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  • BREAKING

    Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault

    Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:55:21 GMT
    Apr 26, 2018 03:31 PM2018-04-27 01:33:03 GMT

    The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial has reached a verdict: guilty on all counts.

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    The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial has reached a verdict: guilty on all counts.

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  • Kim Jong Un says Koreas on "starting line" of a new history

    Kim Jong Un says Koreas on "starting line" of a new history

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:38:28 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:54:48 GMT
    Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to cross the Military Demarcation Line into the South. (Source: Pool/CNN)Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to cross the Military Demarcation Line into the South. (Source: Pool/CNN)

    Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders' historic summit.

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    Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders' historic summit.

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  • The Latest: Kim's wife to cross border for dinner with South

    The Latest: Kim's wife to cross border for dinner with South

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:03:04 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:54:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he leaves to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, near presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Moo...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he leaves to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, near presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Moo...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

    Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:49:41 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:53:28 GMT
    Tom Brokaw speaks at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry annual dinner Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Tom Brokaw speaks at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry annual dinner Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair.

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    A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair.

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  • Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught serial killer

    Investigators: DNA from genealogy site caught serial killer

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:39:08 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:53:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's after a news conference. ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, left, talks to reporters about the arrest Joesph James DeAngelo, seen in photo, on suspicion of committing a string of violent crimes in the 1970's and 1980's after a news conference. ...

    The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer.

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    The suspected Golden State Killer became less prolific but deadlier after losing his job as a police officer.

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  • Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault

    Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:29:52 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:51:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

    Prosecutors say the public has now seen 'the real Bill Cosby'; the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.

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    Prosecutors say the public has now seen 'the real Bill Cosby'; the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.

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  • EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

    EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:30:52 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:51:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt pauses while speaking as he testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt pauses while speaking as he testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.

    Lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical lapses in hearings that triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

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    Lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical lapses in hearings that triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

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  • The Latest: Packers and Cowboys add defensive stars

    The Latest: Packers and Cowboys add defensive stars

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:31:36 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:50:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes, File). FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen reacts after scoring a touchdown in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Nevada in Reno, Nev. Allen is expected to be a first r...(AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes, File). FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen reacts after scoring a touchdown in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Nevada in Reno, Nev. Allen is expected to be a first r...
    The NFL has renewed an exclusive partnership with Amazon Prime Video for digital streaming of Thursday night games during 2018 and 2019 seasons.More >>
    The NFL has renewed an exclusive partnership with Amazon Prime Video for digital streaming of Thursday night games during 2018 and 2019 seasons.More >>
  • Authorities: Wisconsin refinery fire out, evacuation remains

    Authorities: Wisconsin refinery fire out, evacuation remains

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:36:04 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:44:20 GMT

    Residents still not in their homes after a smoky refinery fire forced most of their northwestern Wisconsin community to evacuate.

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    Residents still not in their homes after a smoky refinery fire forced most of their northwestern Wisconsin community to evacuate.

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  • The Latest: Australia says Pompeo prioritizes naming envoy

    The Latest: Australia says Pompeo prioritizes naming envoy

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:22:55 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:42:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo Mike Pompeo smiles after his introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation for him to become the next Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo Mike Pompeo smiles after his introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation for him to become the next Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in ...
    The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.More >>
    The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.More >>
  • Family of geese might have caused 5-car crash

    Family of geese might have caused 5-car crash

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:29:45 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 1:46 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:46:37 GMT
    A family of geese may be responsible for a five-car accident in California. (Source: KHSL/Rob Shelton/CNN)A family of geese may be responsible for a five-car accident in California. (Source: KHSL/Rob Shelton/CNN)

    It wasn’t long after the geese made their way onto the highway that cars began trying to avoid hitting them, which could have led to a five-car crash in the middle of the road.

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    It wasn’t long after the geese made their way onto the highway that cars began trying to avoid hitting them, which could have led to a five-car crash in the middle of the road.

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  • At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

    At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:53:54 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:37:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Protesters listen to speakers talk about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the state of the EPA during a protest by the American Federation of Government Employees union, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Protesters listen to speakers talk about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the state of the EPA during a protest by the American Federation of Government Employees union, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington.

    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to face questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan...

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    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to face questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

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  • NationalMore>>

  • Man convicted of mailing fatal cyanide set to be sentenced

    Man convicted of mailing fatal cyanide set to be sentenced

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:51:42 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:54:27 GMT
    A Maine man is due to be sentenced later this week following his conviction for mailing cyanide to a suicidal Englishman.More >>
    A Maine man is due to be sentenced later this week following his conviction for mailing cyanide to a suicidal Englishman.More >>
  • #MeToo leaders: Cosby's conviction will bolster the movement

    #MeToo leaders: Cosby's conviction will bolster the movement

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:15:50 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:53:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby, center, leaves the the Montgomery County Courthouse after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby, center, leaves the the Montgomery County Courthouse after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Norristown, Pa.
    Women campaigning against sexual assault and harassment have hailed Bill Cosby's conviction on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home as validation of the #MeToo movement.More >>
    Women campaigning against sexual assault and harassment have hailed Bill Cosby's conviction on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home as validation of the #MeToo movement.More >>
  • 2 lives converge on a dark road in Maine with deadly results

    2 lives converge on a dark road in Maine with deadly results

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:49:00 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:53:10 GMT
    (Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP). This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's...(Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP). This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's...
    A manhunt is underway for the suspect in what is believed to be the first killing of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years.More >>
    A manhunt is underway for the suspect in what is believed to be the first killing of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years.More >>
  • SPORTSMore>>

  • GHSA baseball state tournament: Round 1 pairings

    GHSA baseball state tournament: Round 1 pairings

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:58:33 GMT
    Layne Wiard was on the mound for Lee County's rained out game (Source: WALB)Layne Wiard was on the mound for Lee County's rained out game (Source: WALB)
    Layne Wiard was on the mound for Lee County's rained out game (Source: WALB)Layne Wiard was on the mound for Lee County's rained out game (Source: WALB)

    The baseball postseason is underway for the Georgia High School Association. Here are the match ups for South Georgia ball clubs.

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    The baseball postseason is underway for the Georgia High School Association. Here are the match ups for South Georgia ball clubs.

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  • Atlanta Hawks part ways with Mike Budenholzer

    Atlanta Hawks part ways with Mike Budenholzer

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:14:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:00:43 GMT
    (Source: WGCL)(Source: WGCL)

    The Atlanta Hawks announced Wednesday night that they have mutually agreed to part ways with head coach Mike Budenholzer.

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    The Atlanta Hawks announced Wednesday night that they have mutually agreed to part ways with head coach Mike Budenholzer.

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  • Welch delivers goal the propels Dougherty to first playoff win

    Welch delivers goal the propels Dougherty to first playoff win

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:19:30 GMT
    Carlos Welch celebrating his first half goal (Source: WALB)Carlos Welch celebrating his first half goal (Source: WALB)
    Carlos Welch celebrating his first half goal (Source: WALB)Carlos Welch celebrating his first half goal (Source: WALB)

    On a night of firsts, it was senior captain Carlos Welch who sank the first and only goal to give Dougherty a 1-0 win over Appling County in round 1 of the Class 3A GHSA state soccer tournament.

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    On a night of firsts, it was senior captain Carlos Welch who sank the first and only goal to give Dougherty a 1-0 win over Appling County in round 1 of the Class 3A GHSA state soccer tournament.

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