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  • 17-year-old charged in shooting

    17-year-old charged in shooting

    Saturday, August 23 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-08-23 15:00:11 GMT
    Source: WTOCSource: WTOC
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have charged a youth arrested in Garden City with the shooting of a Savannah man during a robbery Aug. 3.

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    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have charged a youth arrested in Garden City with the shooting of a Savannah man during a robbery Aug. 3.

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  • Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

    Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

    Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

    Saturday, August 23 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-08-23 15:00:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Protesters march Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Protesters march Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.
    Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.A small stream of protesters marched in the St. Louis suburb as night fell Friday.More >>
    Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.A small stream of protesters marched in the St. Louis suburb as night fell Friday.More >>
  • Albany fire investigating house fire as arson

    Albany fire investigating house fire as arson

    Albany fire investigating house fire as arson

    Saturday, August 23 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-23 14:21:32 GMT
    604 West Gordon Avenue House Fire604 West Gordon Avenue House Fire
    Albany Fire Department responded to a house fire Saturday morning on West Gordon Avenue.More >>
    Albany Fire Department responded to a house fire Saturday morning on West Gordon Avenue.More >>

ATLANTA (AP) - The director of the FBI says participation of Americans and Europeans in Islamist extremist activities in Syria and Iraq is worrisome, but his agency is committed to making sure they don't carry out attacks in the U.S. Director James Comey spoke to reporters yesterday during a visit to the agency's Atlanta field office.

ATLANTA (AP) - The National Weather Service says storms this week spawned a tornado that left a path of destruction in north Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a weather survey team confirmed that a tornado touched down Wednesday in Gilmer County near the Georgia-Tennessee state line.

ATLANTA (AP) - A hearing is scheduled Monday in a dispute between the former head of the state ethics commission and the Georgia attorney general. Stacey Kalberman says the state should have turned over emails and a memo documenting communication between Kalberman's replacement and Gov. Nathan Deal's top aides. The attorney general's office opposes the request.

NEW YORK (AP) - A top U.S. health official plans to travel to West Africa to see firsthand how the Ebola outbreak is unfolding. Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is scheduled to visit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea next week.

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