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GA Lottery

Updated: 6:16 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) _ These Georgia lotteries were drawn Monday: All or Nothing Day 01-02-04-05-06-09-10-13-15-17-18-23 (one, two, four, five, six, nine, ten, thirteen, fifteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty-three) All or Nothing Evening 02-05-06-08-09-11-12-13-16-20-21-24 (two, five, six, eight, nine, eleven, twelve, thirteen, sixteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-four) All or Nothing Morning 01-02-04-06-10-13-15-16-17-18-21-22 (one, two, ...
Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

Updated: 6:16 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 02-05-06-08-09-11-12-13-16-20-21-24 (two, five, six, eight, nine, eleven, twelve, thirteen, sixteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-four)
Parole Board to hear clemency plea from Brian Keith Terrell
Brain Keith Terrell

5:51 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles said Monday it would hear a petition for clemency from Brian Keith Terrell next week, the day before he is to be executed for 2001 murder of an elderly friend of his mother.The Board has set aside next Monday to hear from Terrell’s ...
Two children, 15 and 12, killed when train hits car in Henry County

Updated: 5:48 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

With the stop arms down and red lights flashing at a Henry County rail crossing, a van driver attempted to cross the train tracks, according to video released Monday. Seconds later, the van carrying four was hit by a freight train, killing a 15-year-old and her 12-year-old brother.The train hit ...
Trial to begin for alleged rapist who used OKCupid dating website
Devin Richard Hartman (Credit: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office)

5:28 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Jury selection will begin Tuesday for the man accused of raping a woman he met on an online dating site, the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office said. Devin Richard Hartman, 40, used an alias when he used the OKCupid website to meet a woman in June 2014, according to investigators. ...
Alarm calls at DeKalb restaurant triggered by rats, not burglars

5:03 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Good news: The recent rash of alarm calls at a DeKalb County Church’s Chicken was not the product of burglars or break-ins. Gross news: The calls were likely triggered by rats. Channel 2 Action News reported that, in a span of just 30 days, DeKalb County police officers responded to ...
Police say man arrested after escaping work program in June

Updated: 4:41 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Police say they have captured a man who escaped from a work release program in June. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (http://bit.ly/1ToR162 ) reports that Jeremy Steven Bartlett was found Nov. 22 in Meriwether County and arrested on a felony escape warrant in Troup County. Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith says deputies ...
Giving Tuesday offers a chance to give back
These students benefit from Giving Tuesday. SPECIAL

4:31 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

You’ve survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday, now how about a day to really get in the holiday spirit?In this case, the spirit of giving . During Giving Tuesday, the consumer focus will shift from shopping to charity.This is the fourth year for Giving Tuesday , a global philanthropic campaign ...
Man pleads guilty to 9 month-old boy's death in gang dispute

Updated: 4:14 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

A man has pleaded guilty to the murder of a nine-month-old boy. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1Nm6l2g) reports that 20-year-old Devin Thomas will serve life plus 20 years, avoiding the death penalty for Kendarious Edwards' death. Thomas will be eligible for parole in 50 years. Prosecutors have said the toddler's death ...
Georgia group wants investigation of voters' data release

Updated: 3:42 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

The League of Women Voters of Georgia wants Gov. Nathan Deal to investigate after personal information for Georgia's 6 million voters was released to news media and political parties. The group's president Elizabeth Poythress said Monday that people will be discouraged from registering to vote unless the state can assure ...
Report: Plane likely overweight in crash that killed 4

Updated: 3:42 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

A plane that crashed in northeast Ohio last year, killing the college student at the controls and three of his classmates, was likely overweight, according to a report released this month by a federal investigative agency. The National Transportation Safety Board said the plane was likely overloaded by at least ...
Gang member pleads guilty to fatal shooting of infant
Nine-month-old KenDarious Edwards was killed in retaliation for the fatal beating of a Bloods gang member.

3:04 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

A gang member charged with fatally shooting a 9-month-old avoided the death penalty Monday but will spend the rest of his life in jail after pleading guilty to the infant’s murder.Devin Thomas, 20, apologized to KenDarious Edwards’ family before being escorted to prison. He will serve life plus 20 years. ...
Q&A on the News

2:50 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Q: An African-American man allegedly killed a white policeman in Louisiana this past spring or summer. I haven’t heard what happened or the rest of the story.—R.L. Turner, AtlantaA: Louisiana will seek the death penalty against Grover Cannon, who authorities say shot and killed officer Thomas LaValley, of the Shreveport ...
Gwinnett commissioners invite input on 2016 budget

2:22 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Gwinnett Commissioners will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed $1.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2016 at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 in the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center auditorium, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. Commissioners invite either oral or written comments about the budget during the hearing ...
Cobb County hosts open house on new Braves stadium

2:21 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Cobb County staff will hold an open house next week to help answer questions about the new Atlanta Braves stadium, SunTrust Park. There will be no formal presentation during this drop-in event from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Cobb Board of Commissioners Room, second floor, 100 Cherokee ...
Powder Springs runoff is Tuesday for 2 races

2:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Tuesday’s runoff results will determine the new mayor and a new council member for Powder Springs.Former Councilman Al Thurman and Councilman Chris Wizner are running for mayor.In the Nov. 3 general election, Thurman received 42.52 percent or 551 votes to Wizner’s 36.81 percent or 477 votes with Alison Feliciano getting ...
Duluth open house will explain Proctor Square redevelopment
Proposed Village in Duluth to replace Duluth’s aging Proctor Square. Courtesy of City of Duluth

2:18 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Duluth city leaders and The Residential Group will hold an open house to discuss the potential new development at Proctor Square 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the former Big Lots building behind the intersection of Buford Highway and Duluth Highway/State Route 120.Duluth’s aging Proctor Square has long been targeted ...
Hapeville council seeks repair of Custer Street sewer

2:17 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

The Hapeville City Council will hold a regular meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hapeville City Hall, 700 Doug Davis Drive.In addition to appointing at least two members to both the Design Review Committee and the Personnel Board, the council will discuss an agreement with Liberty Technology for IT Services in ...
Peachtree City workshop to discuss cart fees, broadband

2:17 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

The City Council of Peachtree City will hold a special workshop at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall to continue discussions related to golf cart fees, the Path Master Plan, traffic improvements and the municipal broadband initiative.The city has proposed raising resident cart fees to $15 per year, and increasing ...
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