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'Batman' among fall bounty for video game systems

6:26 AM, Mar 7, 2014

Just in time for Halloween, 'Batman' and other fall games serve as last big treats coming to older game systems.

Blind man survives track fall as LA train arrives

2:35 AM, Mar 7, 2014

Authorities in Los Angeles say it's "miraculous" that a blind man escaped uninjured after falling onto the tracks at a subway station as a train was arriving.

Six-month-old baby stars in workout video as instructor

12:37 AM, Mar 7, 2014

So long Richard Simmons. Fond as we are of the Jane Fonda workout, today we're doing the Lilly Ann workout. Even if Lilly Ann the instructor is only 6, going on 7 months.

In CPAC speech, Trump kills off Jimmy Carter

12:19 AM, Mar 7, 2014

In a speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Donald Trump took jabs at Democrats over policy, took on President Barack Obama, and declared former president Jimmy Carter dead.

Gambler sues, says he lost $500,000 playing drunk

10:45 PM, Mar 6, 2014

A businessman who lost $500,000 on table games at a Las Vegas casino on Super Bowl weekend is arguing that he shouldn't have to pay because he was blackout drunk.

Female WestJet pilot slams flier's sexist napkin note

5:10 PM, Mar 6, 2014

A pilot for Canadian carrier WestJet is in the news today after she posted and then responded to a sexist note left for her by a passenger on one of her flights.

Pope Francis steals priest's cross from casket

12:25 PM, Mar 6, 2014

Pope Francis has made a confession, and it's a doozy. He stole another priest's rosary cross right from his casket.

Did Vladimir Putin meet Ronald Reagan in 1988?

8:21 PM, Mar 5, 2014

A photo making the rounds in newspapers and on blogs this week shows President Ronald Reagan during a 1988 visit to Red Square in Moscow. But the most interesting part of the image is a tourist on the left of the frame with a camera.

Teen who sued parents for college funds denied

5:56 PM, Mar 5, 2014

A judge denied an 18-year-old's preliminary requests Tuesday for weekly child support and access to a college fund after the high school senior sued her parents.

10-year-old suspended for making fingers into shape of gun

5:32 PM, Mar 5, 2014

Ten-year-old Nathan Entingh doesn't understand why he got suspended from school for three days.

Roswell police help free deer from gate

5:13 PM, Mar 5, 2014

Roswell police officers helped free a deer that got stuck in the metal gate of a home on Wednesday.

Drone video shows mysterious dolphin stampede

4:28 PM, Mar 5, 2014

Drone video over Southern California caught a massive pod of stampeding dolphins. The man behind the amazing video said, "When I saw it, I was moved to tears."

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Making Cell Phone Call Forces AirTran Flight Back to Terminal

An AirTran Passenger continuing a cell phone call during taxi for takeoff forces plane back to gate

7:13 PM, Nov 19, 2009

Teen charged as adult in death of boyfriend during sex

Jessica Burlew, 16, is charged with strangling 43-year-old Jason Ash to death with an electrical wire during sex.

8:42 AM, Jan 23, 2014

Petition wants Stone Mt. Confederate carving removed

An Atlanta man calls the famous Confederate memorial carving on Stone Mountain "antiquated and embarrassing."

7:41 PM, Apr 30, 2013

Georgia Aquarium Welcomes Belugas, Mermaids

Thoughout the month of December, a school of mermaids will perform in the aquarium's Ocean Voyager exhibit. They're from Florida's Weeki Wachee Spring State Park.

6:19 PM, Dec 2, 2010

Atlanta woman, three others overdue on Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier National Park sent rangers Tuesday to check trails near the Paradise visitors' center that might be used by two campers and two climbers overdue during a severe storm that is dropping 2-to-3 feet of fresh snow.

5:48 PM, Jan 17, 2012

The Bluff: Atlanta's forgotten community

An astonishing number of home vacancies -- more than half -- has turned what should have been prime real estate into crime real estate.
Welcome to the Bluff on English Avenue.

8:04 AM, Nov 3, 2011

Chef Mike LaSage

It's BBQ time!

2:37 PM, Jul 23, 2014

Woodstock police looking for missing man

Police in Woodstock are looking for a missing man they said was last seen on Sunday evening at his home.

3:04 PM, Sep 24, 2013

Shocker: Batman Dies!

If the rumor mill is correct (and by rumor mill we mean the DC Comics marketing department) Bruce Wayne will be killed in an upcoming Batman comic. And it won't be pretty.

8:25 PM, Nov 25, 2008
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