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Friday, September 22, 2017

Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.

More prison time added for Georgia inmate who escaped for birthday

A Georgia judge tacked another year and three months onto the sentence of a federal inmate who escaped from prison to celebrate his birthday.

Georgia wants to execute inmates accused of killing guards

Two inmates accused of killing their guards on a Georgia prison bus three months ago have been indicted on multiple charges, including murder, and the state plans to seek the death penalty.

Post-vigil protest for slain Georgia Tech student; 3 arrests

Three people were arrested during a protest that followed a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said.

Girl, 3, airlifted to hospital after being found underwater

3 year old found in the bottom of the pool airlifted to hospital.

60 dogs, 53 lizards, 1 rabbit: Police raid puppy mill

Police have seized over 100 animals, including 60 dogs, from what they’re calling a puppy mill at a warehouse in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

GDOT awards $62.3 million in construction contracts

The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) has awarded 11 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $62,366,828.

3 people charged with inciting riot after Georgia Tech vigil

Three people face charges after violent clashes with campus police at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday.

Police: 20-person street fight culminated in deadly shooting

Police say a street fight involving around 20 people culminated in a deadly shooting.

Notorious jewel thief out of jail but still facing charges

A notorious 86-year-old jewel thief is out of jail but still faces legal trouble
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