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This undated photo provided by Gwinnett County Police Dept. shows Tafahree Maynard. Authorities say two suspects, including Maynard still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement early Sunday that Isaiah Pretlow, 19, was arrested about 11: 30 p.m. Saturday and charged with aggravated assault. Maynard, has been charged with aggravated assault and felony murder but remains on the loose. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 12:43 pm
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Police say an officer shot and killed the man charged in the shooting death of an Atlanta-area police officer. Gwinnett County police Chief Butch Ayers says 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard...
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October 22, 2018 - 12:38 pm
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police chief: Officer shoots and kills 18-year-old suspect wanted in fatal shooting of an Atlanta-area police officer.
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October 22, 2018 - 6:40 am
BUNN, N.C. (AP) — A poll worker has been removed from an early voting site in North Carolina amid allegations of intimidating several black voters. Members of an African-American group, Franklin County PAC, accused the worker of repeatedly asking about a half-dozen black voters to spell their names...
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October 22, 2018 - 6:36 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The 2018 South Carolina State Fair topped last year's attendance even though Tropical Storm Michael closed the fair for one day. Fair officials said in a news release Sunday night that nearly 444,000 guests attended the 2018 version. That's up more than 16,000 visitors from...
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October 22, 2018 - 4:59 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The president of Clark Atlanta University is resigning after three years in the position. The university says it is immediately beginning a national search for its fifth president. Ronald A. Johnson has been president since July 2015. A university news release says Chief Operating...
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October 22, 2018 - 4:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a college student in Atlanta was shot in the chest and legs during an attempted carjacking at a gas station. News outlets report Atlanta police say the Morehouse College student was shot Sunday afternoon. Police say witnesses report seeing the student confront someone who...
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October 21, 2018 - 1:07 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina wildlife facility will not be receiving a one-year-old giraffe as scheduled after an animal park in New York decided to call off the move. Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, had announced in September that Tajiri (tah-JEER'-ee) the giraffe would...
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October 21, 2018 - 10:46 am
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Bedbugs have been found inside a South Carolina courthouse. York County Clerk of Court David Hamilton said the bedbugs were found in private offices and not in public areas at the Moss Justice Center in York. Solicitor Kevin Brackett told The Herald of Rock Hill that the bugs were...
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October 21, 2018 - 10:11 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is honoring a coastal Georgia community for its longtime support. Chatham County, which includes Savannah, was designated during a ceremony Thursday as an official "Coast Guard Community." The honor was established by Congress in 1998 to recognize American...
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This undated photo provided by the Gwinnett County Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 shows Officer Antwan Toney. On Saturday, Toney was killed after being shot while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 12:59 am
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said...
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