COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A small plane crashed in a parking lot near an industrial plant east of Atlanta on Thursday evening, sending a plume of black smoke overhead, authorities and local news reports said.
COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — Three people, including a police officer, were fatally shot at a western Virginia gas station and convenience store Monday afternoon, police said.
Toney Poulston Jr., 42, of Covington, went to the store and confronted and ultimately shot a 64-year-old relative working there, Randall Paxton, Virginia State Police said in a news release.
ATLANTA (AP) — A company that aims to recycle lithium ion batteries from vehicles and other uses will build its first large plant in suburban Atlanta, investing $43 million and hiring 150 people.
Battery Resourcers, based in Worcester, Massachusetts, made the announcement Wednesday, saying it would take over an existing building in Covington and ramp up to full operation by August.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — An Augusta company that uses ethylene oxide to sterilize medical instruments is being sued by residents, the latest such suit in Georgia.
The Augusta Chronicle reports the lawsuit by 20 current and former Augusta residents claims a plant operated by Kendall Patient Recovery emitted the cancer-causing gas, putting them at risk.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A South Korean company will build a factory to make glass parts for computer chips east of Atlanta, investing $473 million and hiring 400 workers.
SK Group announced its plans Thursday, saying it will build the plant at the same site in Covington that hosts its plant named SKC that opened in 1996 making polyester films that can be used on solar panels, in packaging and for other uses.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Federal workplace safety officials are investigating a bridge demolition accident in Georgia that injured two workers and killed one man who relatives described as a loving father.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — One worker was killed and two seriously injured when part of a bridge in Georgia collapsed into a river during early demolition work, officials said.
The three workers fell into the river Tuesday evening from the Access Road bridge on Interstate 20 in Newton County, east of Atlanta, news outlets reported.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of killing a taxi driver in New Rochelle last week was arrested in New York City following a shootout with police officers, authorities said.
No one was injured in the gunfire Sunday in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn, police said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's highest court on Tuesday upheld a man's death sentence for killing his ex-fiancée's adult son, saying he failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he is intellectually disabled.
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been arrested for tampering with evidence and receiving stolen property in a case relating to a missing Venezuelan immigrant who was found murdered April 20 in the north Georgia mountains...
COVINGTON, La. (AP) — A former priest and two women accused of having sex on a church altar have been charged with institutional vandalism, a Louisiana prosecutor said Friday...
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — A unit of a Thai chemical company will spend $48 million to expand production in Georgia, citing strong demand because of the coronavirus pandemic for synthetic fibers used in face masks and wipes...
COVINGTON, La. (AP) — A former priest from a New Orleans suburb faces charges of molesting a juvenile and has been arrested as a fugitive in west-central Georgia, authorities in Louisiana said Friday...
ATLANTA (AP) — Cancer patients are suing the operators of two Atlanta-area medical sterilization plants over their use of a gas that has come under increasing scrutiny around the country, attorneys announced Tuesday...
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 dangers...
WASHINGTON — When a white, Catholic-school boy wearing a "Make America Great Again" cap is shown staring down a Native American Vietnam War veteran, sending the media scrambling for their pitchforks and torches, one might want to pause and stroke one's chin.