Spend a few minutes inside an ESPN truck, and you quickly learn the crew has a language all its own.
Palestinian, Israeli officers hold meeting
NEW YORK - As consumers began hitting the road Friday for the Memorial Day weekend, they faced the sobering reality that it now costs $87 to fill a Ford Explorer SUV, up $14 from last year, and $72 to fill a mid-sized Honda Accord, up $12.
WINDER - Winder police say they uncovered a veritable jungle of marijuana Friday morning in a home across the street from a middle school.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett County Public Schools will bid farewell to 297 retirees at an annual luncheon Tuesday.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Fifteen years ago, Marvin Atherton wondered if anyone would show up to his Memorial Day parade.
Their future home is still just a hole in the ground, but the Gwinnett Braves have already received nearly 1,500 deposits for season tickets.
Plane crashes into building, kills pilot
ZAGREB, Croatia - Former Georgia Tech basketball player Tony Akins tested positive for marijuana and was suspended for one year by the Croatian basketball federation.
N.Y. governor issues pardon for hip-hop pioneer
Police remember officer Authorities use anniversary of death to remind public to be careful during holiday travel
NORCROSS - Gwinnett police Officer Chris Magill was two weeks away from celebrating his 40th birthday when he was struck and killed by a drunken driver in the line of duty 15 years ago.
LAWRENCEVILLE - A tumultuous relationship between two Lawrenceville brothers came to a head last week when Tracy Pirkle whipped his younger brother, Jason Pirkle, in a five-minute, shirtless brawl, a detective said Friday.
WASHINGTON - Existing home sales fell for the eighth time in the past nine months, a string of weakness expected to continue as the housing industry, mired in its worst slump in decades, battles falling home prices, tight lending conditions and a weak economy.
ATLANTA - Hundreds of friends and family grieved Friday at a memorial for former White House aide Hamilton Jordan, and President Jimmy Carter said he would miss his right-hand man for the rest of his life.
SUWANEE - The next time you think you're having a terrible day, consider the ordeal of World War II veteran Hugh Atkinson more than 65 years ago.
GAINESVILLE - An 18-year-old Norcross man became Lake Lanier's first drowning victim of 2008 this week, and his death serves as an eerie reminder of responsible swimming and boating as Memorial Day approaches, an official said.
Each year the Methodist College (N.C.) women's golf team faces the pressure of continuing its streak of NCAA Division III titles.
LAWRENCEVILLE - A child killed in a single-car wreck on Lawrenceville Highway that injured two other passengers Thursday has been identified as 5-year-old Maahir Bhai, police say.
CHICAGO - She began high school in a shelter, doing homework on the floor of the bathroom. It was the only place with lights after 9 p.m. Her senior year was spent raising her little brother when her mother disappeared on cocaine binges.
WASHINGTON - The head of the Federal Communications Commission said Friday he wants to regulate fees charged to cell phone users who cancel their wireless contracts early.
Authorities appeal court ruling Child-welfare officials defend removal of children from Texas polygamist sect
SAN ANGELO, Texas - State child welfare authorities on Friday appealed a stinging court ruling that said their seizure of more than 440 children from a polygamist sect's ranch was unjustified, but they also agreed to reunite 12 children with their parents while the case moves on.
I have met the real Forrest Gump. Not the ninny sitting on a Savannah park bench, prattling about a box of chocolates. His name is Sammy L. Davis and he is a recipient of the Medal of Honor, this nation's highest award for military heroism.
HAMPTON - It's 1:30. You grab a cold drink, a bag of chips and plop down in front of your plasma TV. You crank up the surround sound. The green flag waves and the roar of 43 race cars threatens to shake the pictures off your wall.
NORCROSS - Gwinnett County Police SWAT members on Friday showed off the two latest additions to their arsenal of high-tech gadgets designed to battle crime in the 21st century.
I've just met the worst person in the world.
It would behoove all you men to thoroughly understand one thing: We women normally conduct our romances by committee.
Man accused of dumping body
It's almost summer. Again.
Mr. Tuong Van Vo, age 40, of Lilburn, GA passed away Thursday, May 22, 2008. Service arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of: Flanigan Funeral Home and ...
L. Evelyn L. Weaver, age 82 of Auburn passed away on May 22, 2008. She was a member of Grayson United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter and ...
NED Dr. Ned E. Gladstone, age 52 of Lawrenceville, formerly of Plymouth, Michigan, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008. A graduate of Life University School of Chiropractic, Dr. Gladstone was ...
T . Alexander T. (Al) Bush, age 77, of Lilburn, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2008 after a long illness. He is survived by his sisters, Tina Bush of ...
Mr. John Weston Mundy, age 58, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2008. He is survived by his Wife of 34 years: Mrs. Gail Cochran Mundy, Suwanee ...
Jimmie Drake, age 50, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away May 23, 2008. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.