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  • US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:26:45 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:34:26 GMT
    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)

    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

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    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

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  • Families identify three women injured in Homerville explosion

    Families identify three women injured in Homerville explosion

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:23:59 GMT
    Three women identified in Homerville explosion (Source: Facebook)Three women identified in Homerville explosion (Source: Facebook)
    Three women identified in Homerville explosion (Source: Facebook)Three women identified in Homerville explosion (Source: Facebook)

    Three Clinch County women remain in a Florida hospital following a natural gas explosion in Homerville. The three were inside a coffee shop downtown when the blast erupted--leaving the building in shambles. 

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    Three Clinch County women remain in a Florida hospital following a natural gas explosion in Homerville. The three were inside a coffee shop downtown when the blast erupted--leaving the building in shambles. 

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  • Leaders work to end violence through basketball tournament

    Leaders work to end violence through basketball tournament

    Monday, August 20 2018 3:57 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:57:27 GMT
    Organizers hosted a 'Put the Guns Down' basketball tournament to end violence. (Source: WALB).Organizers hosted a 'Put the Guns Down' basketball tournament to end violence. (Source: WALB).

    An Albany native pleaded for the violence to stop in the city by taking his message to the basketball court for a city-wide tournament.  Organizers hosted a 'Put the guns down' basketball tournament as a way to end the violence in the city.  

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    An Albany native pleaded for the violence to stop in the city by taking his message to the basketball court for a city-wide tournament.  Organizers hosted a 'Put the guns down' basketball tournament as a way to end the violence in the city.  

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  • Sylvester police looking for suspects in Sunday shooting

    Sylvester police looking for suspects in Sunday shooting

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-19 21:08:20 GMT
    Officers responded to a shooting on North Madison Street in Sylvester. (Source: WALB)Officers responded to a shooting on North Madison Street in Sylvester. (Source: WALB)
    Officers responded to a shooting on North Madison Street in Sylvester. (Source: WALB)Officers responded to a shooting on North Madison Street in Sylvester. (Source: WALB)

    Sylvester police said two homes were shot at on North Madison Street just before  3 a.m. Sunday. The department posted to Facebook asking for citizens to help find the suspects.  Sylvester Police Department No injuries were reported.  Officers who responded to the scene said there were children inside the homes during the shooting.  We will continue to follow this story as it develops.  Copyright 2018 WALB. All rights reserved.

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    Sylvester police said two homes were shot at on North Madison Street just before  3 a.m. Sunday. The department posted to Facebook asking for citizens to help find the suspects.  Sylvester Police Department No injuries were reported.  Officers who responded to the scene said there were children inside the homes during the shooting.  We will continue to follow this story as it develops.  Copyright 2018 WALB. All rights reserved.

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  • Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: 'Truth isn't truth'

    Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: 'Truth isn't truth'

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:22:47 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:34:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Trump, speaks during campaign event for Eddie Edwards, who is running for the U.S. Congress in New Hampshire, in Portsmouth, N.H.  ...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Trump, speaks during campaign event for Eddie Edwards, who is running for the U.S. Congress in New Hampshire, in Portsmouth, N.H. ...

    Trump's personal attorney was trying to make the case that having the president sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller's team wouldn't accomplish much because of the he-said-she-said nature of witnesses' recollections.

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    Trump's personal attorney was trying to make the case that having the president sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller's team wouldn't accomplish much because of the he-said-she-said nature of witnesses' recollections.

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  • Third day of deliberations set for Manafort fraud trial

    Third day of deliberations set for Manafort fraud trial

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:17:37 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:34:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. As jurors weigh Manafort’s fate in a sprawli...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. As jurors weigh Manafort’s fate in a sprawli...

    The trial is the first courtroom test of the Russia probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller, though the case doesn't involve allegations of Russian election interference.

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    The trial is the first courtroom test of the Russia probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller, though the case doesn't involve allegations of Russian election interference.

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  • Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

    Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:27:02 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:20:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hot...(AP Photo/Noah Berger). FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hot...

    An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.

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    An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires.

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  • 'Smile better': Hotel manager grabs employee by her face

    'Smile better': Hotel manager grabs employee by her face

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:52:53 GMT

    Alexandra McMillin had just started her shift behind the front desk at a Comfort Inn in Newport, OR, in late May when Charles Cummings grabbed her by the chin.

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    Alexandra McMillin had just started her shift behind the front desk at a Comfort Inn in Newport, OR, in late May when Charles Cummings grabbed her by the chin.

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  • Westover High School alumni prepare for alumni weekend

    Westover High School alumni prepare for alumni weekend

    Monday, August 20 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:53:26 GMT
    Westover High School Alumni Association planning big alumni weekend. (Source: WALB).Westover High School Alumni Association planning big alumni weekend. (Source: WALB).

    Alumni from the Westover Alumni Association said their Alumni weekend could generate a large number of funds and revenue for the City of Albany this week.  Westover High School is preparing now for their third annual alumni event this weekend.  

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    Alumni from the Westover Alumni Association said their Alumni weekend could generate a large number of funds and revenue for the City of Albany this week.  Westover High School is preparing now for their third annual alumni event this weekend.  

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  • Caught on camera: Drug addict steals donations meant for 7-year-old's funeral

    Caught on camera: Drug addict steals donations meant for 7-year-old's funeral

    Monday, August 20 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:30:27 GMT
    Tammy Crews, 46, is being held on a $10,000 bond for a charge of felony grand theft. (Source: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office/WJXT/CNN)Tammy Crews, 46, is being held on a $10,000 bond for a charge of felony grand theft. (Source: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office/WJXT/CNN)

    The suspect told authorities she took the $600 in donations to “support her crack cocaine addiction” and used the money to buy drugs.

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    The suspect told authorities she took the $600 in donations to “support her crack cocaine addiction” and used the money to buy drugs.

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  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:37:04 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-08-20 06:58:06 GMT
    (Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."(Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."

    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

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    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

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  • Woman beaten, held at gunpoint by intruder looking for drugs

    Woman beaten, held at gunpoint by intruder looking for drugs

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:49:18 GMT
    Kim Wiening, 52, says she's afraid to go outside following the incident. (Source: Kim Wiening/WBND/CNN)Kim Wiening, 52, says she's afraid to go outside following the incident. (Source: Kim Wiening/WBND/CNN)

    The victim is urging people to be aware when picking up their prescriptions, as she believes the assailant may have followed her home from the drug store.

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    The victim is urging people to be aware when picking up their prescriptions, as she believes the assailant may have followed her home from the drug store.

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  • US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:47:00 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:03:43 GMT
    The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.

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    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.

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  • Residents could see more sidewalks in Albany soon

    Residents could see more sidewalks in Albany soon

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-08-20 03:34:41 GMT
    City commissioners in Albany say residents could see more sidewalks. (Source: WALB)City commissioners in Albany say residents could see more sidewalks. (Source: WALB)
    City commissioners in Albany say residents could see more sidewalks. (Source: WALB)City commissioners in Albany say residents could see more sidewalks. (Source: WALB)

    The City of Albany is one step closer to putting more sidewalks throughout the area for the safety of residents.  "It's very dangerous if you have to cross the street or walk up and down the street and you don't have anywhere to walk other than the grass.

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    The City of Albany is one step closer to putting more sidewalks throughout the area for the safety of residents.  "It's very dangerous if you have to cross the street or walk up and down the street and you don't have anywhere to walk other than the grass.

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  • Young woman asking for donations for mission trip to Colombia

    Young woman asking for donations for mission trip to Colombia

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-08-19 21:31:28 GMT
    A young woman with Albany ties is asking for donations for a mission trip to Colombia. (Source: WALB)A young woman with Albany ties is asking for donations for a mission trip to Colombia. (Source: WALB)

    A young woman with Albany ties is asking for the community's help her get to Columbia. 

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    A young woman with Albany ties is asking for the community's help her get to Columbia. 

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  • Lee Co sheriff's office hosts fundraiser for recovering investigator

    Lee Co sheriff's office hosts fundraiser for recovering investigator

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 21:22:23 GMT
    The Lee County Sheriff's Office hosted a Bar-B-Que plate fundraiser to help one of their investigators, who is recovering from surgery. (Source: WALB)The Lee County Sheriff's Office hosted a Bar-B-Que plate fundraiser to help one of their investigators, who is recovering from surgery. (Source: WALB)
    The Lee County Sheriff's Office hosted a Bar-B-Que plate fundraiser to help one of their investigators, who is recovering from surgery. (Source: WALB)The Lee County Sheriff's Office hosted a Bar-B-Que plate fundraiser to help one of their investigators, who is recovering from surgery. (Source: WALB)

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office banned together Friday to help one of their investigators, who is recovering from surgery.  The department hosted a "bar-b-que plate" fundraiser to help with the medical expenses. Tiffany Vinson said she and her brother Matthew Pearce are like any other siblings.  "We rag each other pretty hard, but if I ever need him he is always there for me," said Vinson. "He is what I call my big baby brother." As his...

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    The Lee County Sheriff's Office banned together Friday to help one of their investigators, who is recovering from surgery.  The department hosted a "bar-b-que plate" fundraiser to help with the medical expenses. Tiffany Vinson said she and her brother Matthew Pearce are like any other siblings.  "We rag each other pretty hard, but if I ever need him he is always there for me," said Vinson. "He is what I call my big baby brother." As his...

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  • No, Netflix is not adding commercials

    No, Netflix is not adding commercials

    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:34:55 GMT
    The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)
    The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)

    According to CNN, Netflix is only experimenting with video promotions between episodes. Viewers have the option to skip it.

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    According to CNN, Netflix is only experimenting with video promotions between episodes. Viewers have the option to skip it.

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  • Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

    Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:48:43 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:23:03 GMT
    President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo MartinPresident Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo Martin

    President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".

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    President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".

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  • Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:10:33 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:54:21 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

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    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

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  • Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

    Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-20 02:37:32 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:33 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:33:06 GMT
    Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17. (Vianney Le Caer)Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17. (Vianney Le Caer)

    The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she...

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    The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him.

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  • School year to begin at Texas school where gunman killed 10

    School year to begin at Texas school where gunman killed 10

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:35:09 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:25:31 GMT
    (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, law enforcement officers respond to Santa Fe High School after an active shooter was reported on campus in Santa Fe, Texas. Students at the school will begin a ne...(Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, law enforcement officers respond to Santa Fe High School after an active shooter was reported on campus in Santa Fe, Texas. Students at the school will begin a ne...
    Students in Santa Fe, Texas, will begin a new school year with additional security measures in place following a mass shooting in May that left 10 people dead.More >>
    Students in Santa Fe, Texas, will begin a new school year with additional security measures in place following a mass shooting in May that left 10 people dead.More >>
  • Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:22:01 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:23:18 GMT
    (Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...(Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.More >>
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.More >>
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  • Families identify three women injured in Homerville explosion

    Families identify three women injured in Homerville explosion

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:23:59 GMT
    Three women identified in Homerville explosion (Source: Facebook)Three women identified in Homerville explosion (Source: Facebook)
    Three women identified in Homerville explosion (Source: Facebook)Three women identified in Homerville explosion (Source: Facebook)

    Three Clinch County women remain in a Florida hospital following a natural gas explosion in Homerville. The three were inside a coffee shop downtown when the blast erupted--leaving the building in shambles. 

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    Three Clinch County women remain in a Florida hospital following a natural gas explosion in Homerville. The three were inside a coffee shop downtown when the blast erupted--leaving the building in shambles. 

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  • Murdered mother, Andrya DeGhelder, laid to rest Saturday

    Murdered mother, Andrya DeGhelder, laid to rest Saturday

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:17:13 GMT

    The thirty-nine-year-old Grovetown mother killed in her own home was laid to rest Saturday. Andrya DeGhelder's funeral was this afternoon in her hometown of Salisbury, Missouri.  Last month, Columbia county deputies found her body in a dumpster a week after she went missing.  The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says it is a homicide. Right now, authorities need your tips to help bring justice to her family.  A Memorial Fund has been set up at the Merchant's and Farm...

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    The thirty-nine-year-old Grovetown mother killed in her own home was laid to rest Saturday. Andrya DeGhelder's funeral was this afternoon in her hometown of Salisbury, Missouri.  Last month, Columbia county deputies found her body in a dumpster a week after she went missing.  The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says it is a homicide. Right now, authorities need your tips to help bring justice to her family.  A Memorial Fund has been set up at the Merchant's and Farm...

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  • Gunman who fired shot at GSU officer still at large

    Gunman who fired shot at GSU officer still at large

    Monday, August 20 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-08-20 08:55:16 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-08-20 08:55:16 GMT
    (Source: WGCL)(Source: WGCL)
    (Source: WGCL)(Source: WGCL)

    Georgia State University Police are canvassing the campus as they search for a gunman who fired a shot at an officer late Sunday night.

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    Georgia State University Police are canvassing the campus as they search for a gunman who fired a shot at an officer late Sunday night.

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