COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Residents of an Atlanta suburb want the federal government to investigate cases of cancer near a medical sterilization plant that uses a gas linked to an increase cancer...
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's governor is trying to force a medical sterilization facility to temporarily close after it allowed a gaseous carcinogen to leak out last month.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — State regulators are expressing concern about high levels of a gaseous carcinogen in a Georgia city where a medical sterilization company leaked the chemical last...
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia city has asked a company that sterilizes medical devices to temporarily stop work over air quality tests that show elevated levels of a carcinogen that leaked from...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have identified the four people killed in central Georgia when a car fleeing a deputy slammed head-on into a pickup truck.
COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a Virginia high school student compiled an extensive hit list of peers, school employees and family members.
ATLANTA (AP) — Residents near two Georgia plants which have emitted toxic gas say they're furious that the government did not alert the public about a federal report on potential health...
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a white man accused of running over and killing a black Georgia man who had developmental disabilities.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — The girlfriend of a Georgia fugitive in a hit-and-run death is now herself reported missing.
The Newtown County Sheriff's Office told news outlets Kendra Browning was...
COVINGTON COUNTY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Highway Patrol has identified a mother and son from Georgia who were killed in a head-on collision while traveling to the beach.
COVINGTON, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say Georgia authorities have arrested a man wanted for a fatal shooting in May outside a Slidell business.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has received a life prison sentence for strangling a woman he had once been in a relationship with.
News outlets report 21-year-old Elijah Ramoutar of...
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Several students of a Georgia high school have been disciplined over a video that shows them acting out a deportation and then saying "Remember, f--- the...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan says his administration has had preliminary discussions with Amazon, and he looks forward to meeting with the company again about potentially expanding to Maryland.
Hogan was asked at a news conference Thursday about the company's new headquarters, after Amazon announced it has abandoned plans for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A sheriff's office in Georgia says a woman threw a soft drink at a Waffle House worker who put her change on the counter instead of in her hand.
The Covington News reports the Newton County Sheriff's Office says the woman was angry about the placement of her change and threw the full drink at the worker on Sunday morning.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed his wife and stepdaughter in a triple shooting in Georgia.
Covington police said in a statement that 37-year-old Cedric Bernard Cook fired shots at a home after a domestic-related argument escalated Wednesday night.
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COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A police officer in Georgia who was shot in the head has returned home after months of physical rehabilitation.
News outlets report Covington police Officer Matt Cooper finished his inpatient brain injury rehab program Wednesday and got to go home.
Police say officers responded to a report of shoplifting at an area Walmart in September and three suspects fled, shooting at officers.
NEWTON, Ga. (AP) — A 12-year-old Georgia boy is dead after a car left a road and smashed into a garage.
WSB-TV reports Braden Stevenson died after being hit at his grandmother's home in Covington while looking for his missing hamster with a friend.
A driver lost control of a car for reasons that are unclear and pinned the boy against the wall. The friend, Lucas McWilliams, was also severely injured.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says judicial independence and neutrality is as important as ever with public opinion deeply divided on high-profile issues.
"It is becoming increasingly common for public opinion to galvanize behind particular outcomes and around particular interests without regard for the law or an objective assessment of facts," Thomas observed in a speech in Georgia on Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a police officer has been shot by a shoplifting suspect near a Walmart store in Georgia.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that 34-year-old Covington Officer Matt Cooper is in serious condition following the Monday afternoon shooting.
COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — Gathright Dam operators are planning a release of water from Lake Moomaw.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the pulse release of water will be conducted Wednesday from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in coordination with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
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COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — Operators at Gathright Dam are scheduled to conduct a pulse release of water from Lake Moomaw.
The pulse will begin at approximately 6 a.m. and end at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. It will be conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in coordination with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The sign-up period for Louisiana's Nov. 6 primary election ended Friday. The top of the ballot will include all six U.S. House races and a race to fill the open secretary of state's seat. The candidates who have qualified are:
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — The parents accused of killing their 2-week-old baby in an Atlanta suburb will stand trial together on charges including second-degree murder.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The sign-up period for Louisiana's Nov. 6 primary election runs through Friday. The top of the ballot will include all six U.S. House races and a race to fill the open secretary of state's seat. The candidates who have qualified so far are:
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COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — State regulators say they have found no environmental hazards after a problem at a paper mill's waste treatment plant caused discoloration in waterways outside of Roanoke.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A suburban Atlanta sheriff's deputy is recovering after being attacked by a woman with a glass bottle.
Local news media report that Newton County Deputy Moedjirah Vandelisle was called to a home Saturday after someone reported a family member trying to kill herself.
When Vandelisle arrived, the sheriff's office says she was attacked by 38-year-old Karen Lynn Anders.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A coroner's office has released the name of the 14-year-old boy from Texas who was killed when a tree fell on his tent at a Georgia Boy Scout camp.
The Newton County Coroner's Office identified the Boy Scout on Tuesday as Elijah Knight of Cypress, Texas. The teen was participating in a Scout gathering when the incident occurred Monday at the Bert Adams Scout Camp in Newton County, east of Atlanta.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Boy Scouts officials are offering condolences after a 14-year-old boy from Texas was killed when a tree fell on his tent at a Georgia Boy Scout camp.
Atlanta Area Council Boy Scouts of America CEO Tracy Techau said in a statement the death is a "difficult time for our Scouting family." The teen was participating in a Scout gathering when the incident occurred Monday at the Bert Adams Scout Camp in Newton County, north of Atlanta.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy from Texas was killed when a tree fell on his tent at a Georgia Boy Scout camp.
Newton County Sherriff's Office spokesman Jeff Alexander told news outlets Monday that the incident occurred at the Bert Adams Scout Camp in Newton County. Powerful storms had rolled through the area downing multiple trees, including the one that fell on the boy's tent.
COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — A German company that makes roll covers for paper and packaging manufacturers plans to build a manufacturing operation in Virginia.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that SchaeferRolls plans to spend $12 million to build a plant in Covington. The projected is projected to create 31 new jobs.
SchaeferRolls will be the local supplier to WestRock Co., a paper and packaging manufacturer.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — At least four people have been hospitalized and at least 70 were sickened after a salmonella outbreak tied to an invitation-only event in Georgia.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Kijana Knights would probably like to find whoever was responsible for determining he wasn't good enough to make the basketball team, and thank them.
What may have felt like failure and rejection for Knights, a sophomore on the Newton track and field and cross country teams, actually paved the way for greater success and accolades.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man charged with DUI in a crash that killed a married couple in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a DeKalb County judge sentenced Donte Alexander Grant on Monday.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A woman whose body was discovered in a river near Atlanta has been identified as a person with autism who was reported missing last month, miles away.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office said Friday on its Facebook page that she was 23-year-old Shanequa Quanee Sullivan of Atlanta. The agency said it's not clear how she died, and an investigation is ongoing.
Her body was found March 4 by a fisherman in the Yellow River.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Center for Missing and Exploited Children says 39 missing girls match the description of a body found in the Yellow River last weekend.
A Newton County Sheriff's statement says the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has conducted an autopsy, and the findings describe the girl as possibly black or biracial, between 12 and 17 years old and with no tattoos or identifying marks.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the cause of death of a teen-aged girl whose body was pulled from a Georgia river last weekend.
WSB-TV reports that a fisherman found the body Saturday in the Yellow River, which flows through suburbs east of Atlanta.
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DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The estranged boyfriend of a Postal worker in Georgia who was gunned down earlier this week has been arrested in her death.
DeKalb County Police say 22-year-old Tyrika Terrell, of Covington, was shot several times in the head outside her job in Decatur on Monday night.
COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — Railroad company CSX Corp. has reached a settlement with Virginia environmental regulators over a derailment in Covington that sent fuel into the Jackson River.
COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — State police say two Virginia residents with outstanding warrants have been arrested after leading a state trooper on a car chase.
Authorities say the trooper responded to a suspicious vehicle call in Bath County on Saturday afternoon and tried to make a traffic stop.
The driver of the car refused to stop and led the trooper on a chase, during which the suspect's vehicle twice struck the trooper's cruiser before crashing into a bridge.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — The father of a 15-day-old baby girl who was found dead in the woods behind her family's Georgia home now faces multiple charges, including murder.
News outlets report the Newton County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that 27-year-old Christopher McNabb is charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated battery and concealing the death of Caliyah McNabb.
Investigators say she was found dead inside a duffel bag.