Police: Georgia man killed sister before taking his own life

Published Jul. 29 2015 @ 10:30pm

NORCROSS, Ga. -- Investigators believe a man stabbed his sister to death in a Norcross home before taking his own life, killings that went undiscovered for nearly two months, police said Wednesday.

Tillman allows 4 hits as Orioles beat Braves 2-0 for sweep

Published Jul. 29 2015

BALTIMORE -- Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore...

Authorities search for missing Walker County woman

Published Jul. 29 2015

The Walker County, Ga., Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating Julia Ann Vipond, who has been...

Alabama Gov. Bentley releases special session bills

Published Jul. 29 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday released his tax and budget proposals ahead of next week's special session...

U.S. House votes to provide money for highways, transit

Published Jul. 29 2015

WASHINGTON -- The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care before heading...

Alabama prisoner drops bid for abortion

Published Jul. 29 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- An Alabama prisoner who went to court seeking an abortion now says she's changed her mind.

Man says he petted zoo cougars after calling 'Here, kitty'

Published Jul. 29 2015

DELAWARE, Ohio -- A man who jumped a fence to pet cougars at the Columbus zoo and posted video of...

Escaped Alabama inmate recaptured

Published Jul. 29 2015

ONEONTA, Ala. -- An inmate who escaped from the Blount County Correctional Facility has been recaptured.

Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

Published Jul. 29 2015

TEQUESTA, Fla. -- Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and...

3 University of Virginia graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story

Published Jul. 29 2015

RICHMOND, Va. — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a...

Dalton police warn residents about phone scammer claiming to be with Atlanta police

Published Jul. 29 2015

The Dalton Police Department is warning area residents to beware of a phone scammer claiming to be from the Atlanta...

Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic-stop shooting

Published Jul. 29 2015

CINCINNATI -- A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license...

Unum earnings dip but premium income rises

Published Jul. 29 2015

Unum Group said Wednesday its second quarter earnings were off 6.3 percent from year-ago levels, but company CEO Richard McKenney...

Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death

Published Jul. 29 2015

Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led...

Isakson and Corker push bill to defund Planned Parenthood amid organ harvesting allegations

Published Jul. 29 2015

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga, Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and about 20 others have introduced legislation to defund Planned Parenthood after...

Bradley County meets 10 of 10 TCAP goals

Published Jul. 29 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Bradley County Schools officials say the district met 10 out of 10 achievement targets set by the...

Ohio cop faces murder charge in driver's killing

Published Jul. 29 2015

Here are the latest developments in the investigation of the July 19 fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic...

Hamilton County students make gains in five of 10 testing areas

Published Jul. 29 2015

Hamilton County students improved their TCAP test scores this year in only five of the 10 testing areas, according to...

Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

Published Jul. 29 2015

Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social...

US Rep. Fattah indicted in racketeering case

Published Jul. 29 2015

Pennsylvania Congressman Chaka Fattah has been indicted on charges he misappropriated hundreds of thousands of dollars of federal, charitable and...