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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Hurricane pushes long-suffering Puerto Rico to the edge

Even before the storm, Puerto Rico was in dire condition, reeling from a decade-long economic slide that was far deeper than the Great Recession on the mainland and that many here feel was largely ignored by Washington.

Officers find another multi-million dollar meth lab in Georgia; Woman on...

Georgia officers find more evidence of a large meth-lab criminal organization. A woman is wanted in connection with the meth-labs and is a fugitive from justice.

A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods.

Inmate’s Last Meal: Keith Leroy Tharpe – shot sister-in-law multiple times

Inmate's last meal - three spicy chicken breasts, roast beef sandwich with sauce, fish sandwich, tater logs, onion rings, apple pie, and a vanilla milkshake. Inmate convicted of murder of his sister-in-law near Jackson, GA in 1990.

Prosecutors say Texas lawmaker spent $51K on online psychic

A Texas lawmaker spent more than $51,000 on an online psychic, appeared for work at the Capitol apparently impaired by medication and hid a cellphone from investigators, prosecutors said in a court filing this week.

Plane crashes after takeoff, killing Georgia pilot

A Georgia pilot was killed in a crash after takeoff from a private airstrip early Wednesday in Telfair County.

Georgia woman accused of exploiting, neglecting elderly

A woman is accused of exploiting and neglecting at least 14 elderly and disabled people in unlicensed personal care homes across Georgia.

Illinois court upholds murder conviction of Drew Peterson

The use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding the conviction.

Was it a crime? 10 patients at nursing home died after...

Ten elderly patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days, even though just across the street was a fully functioning and cooled hospital.

West Nile cases climb to 26 in Georgia

More confirmed cases.
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