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Cardinal Newman School in Columbia, S.C., is seen in this photo on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. Parents with students at the private Catholic school are angry officials waited two weeks to let them know a 16-year-old student was expelled and arrested after authorities said he made racist videos and threatened to shoot people (AP Photo / Jeffrey Collins)
August 08, 2019 - 4:00 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff says he couldn't charge a teen who made racist videos shooting at a box he said represented black people until the 16-year-old threatened to shoot up his Catholic school. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Thursday the case shows why South Carolina...
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A man rides a electric scooter Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Atlanta. Atlanta is banning electric scooters during nighttime hours during a deadly summer for riders. In Atlanta, three riders have died since May in crashes that involved a public bus, an SUV and a car. Police in the Atlanta suburb of East Point say a fourth rider was killed there Tuesday in a collision involving his scooter and a truck. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 08, 2019 - 1:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders. The ban comes as cities across the nation struggle to regulate the companies renting the devices and keep riders safe. In Atlanta, three riders have died since May in crashes...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018 file photo, people cast their ballots ahead of the Nov. 6, general election at Jim Miller Park in Marietta, Ga. Georgia election officials have little room for error as they work to replace thousands of outdated voting machines statewide in only a matter of months. The state is making a $106 million purchase of new voting machines. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
August 08, 2019 - 12:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia election officials have no time to spare as they replace outdated voting machines ahead of the presidential primaries. The state is buying 30,000 voting machines for $106 million from Dominion Voting Systems, even as it fends off legal challenges. The new machines offer a...
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August 08, 2019 - 9:35 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a 19-year-old was arrested after commenting about shooting and blowing up a school on a video game forum. News outlets report Kevin Sorrells was arrested Wednesday and charged with felony terroristic threats. A news release from Athens-Clarke County Police...
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This booking photo provided by the Cumberland County Jail shows Dee Wayne Bray Jr. Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies arrested Bray Jr. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 on a felony charge of threatening an executive, legislative or court officer. Bray was a defense attorney working high-profile cases in Fayetteville. The outlet says documents show the North Carolina State Bar suspended his license in 2017 for unknown reasons.(Cumberland County Jail via AP) .
August 08, 2019 - 8:57 am
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a lawyer with a suspended license has been arrested on charges he threatened to kill county judges. News outlets report Cumberland County sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old Dee Wayne Bray Jr. Tuesday on a felony charge of threatening...
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August 07, 2019 - 12:10 pm
WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say the mother of a 13-year-old girl and a man living with her are charged with murder after intentionally leaving the disabled child inside a hot car for five hours. A Colleton County Sheriff's Office report says Rita Pangalangan and Larry King checked on her...
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August 07, 2019 - 12:02 pm
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend's 10-month-old baby. News outlets report 22-year-old Dylan Brian Green was indicted Tuesday on a charge of felony intentional child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury. The Haywood County Sheriff's...
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August 07, 2019 - 11:02 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Records obtained by a North Carolina news outlet show the interim president of the University of North Carolina system and former CEO of the UNC Health Care System failed to disclose his seats on the boards of major corporations while those corporations did business with the...
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People stand outside a home where four people were died, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in DeKalb County, near Atlanta. Police say four people have been shot and killed in what they describe as a murder-suicide. DeKalb County police Sgt. J.D. Spencer says two women and a man were found shot to death in the driveway of a home in the Stone Mountain area late Tuesday night. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP)
August 07, 2019 - 10:44 am
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Police say four people have been shot and killed in what they describe as a murder-suicide near Atlanta. DeKalb County police Sgt. J.D. Spencer says two women and a man were found shot to death in the driveway of a home in the Stone Mountain area late Tuesday night...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2005, file photo, traffic flashes by breakfast diners at a Waffle House near Dawsonville, Ga. A settlement has been reached in a seven-year long dispute between Waffle House Chairman Joseph Rogers Jr. and his former housekeeper who secretly recorded them having sex. Moments after Rogers’ attorney gave his opening statement Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in a Georgia courtroom, news outlets report the two sides emerged, announcing a confidential settlement. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)
August 07, 2019 - 7:37 am
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a seven-year long dispute between Waffle House Chairman Joseph Rogers Jr. and his former housekeeper, who secretly recorded them having sex. The confidential deal was announced moments after Rogers' attorney gave his opening statement in a civil...
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