News for Monday, September 3, 2012


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Oil and gas production ramping up after Isaac

The nation's oil and gas hub along the Gulf Coast is slowly coming back to life in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac.

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Yellow Jackets lose OT heartbreaker at Virginia Tech

Washington's interception in extra period costly for Georgia Tech

G-Braves fall in season finale

Gilmartin, Gwinnett fall at Norfolk on Sunday

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No cause yet in crash that killed UGA student

The driver of the single vehicle fatality has been identified as University of Georgia student Quinton Ayers.

Grayson's Vernetti leads GGC soccer to Labor Day win

Dacula's Gutierrez notches season's first shutout in win over Bluefield

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McIlroy holds off Tiger, Oosthuizen to win Deutsche Bank

Rory McIlroy joins Tiger Woods as the only three-time winners on the PGA Tour this season after shooting a 4-under 67 in the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship Monday in Massachusetts.

Ga. councilwoman returns from Afghanistan

A Flowery Branch councilwoman expects to return to her home in suburban Atlanta after being deployed in Afghanistan for six months.

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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in "The Green Mile" and such other box office hits as "Armageddon," "Planet of the Apes" and "Kung Fu Panda," is dead

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Public servants treated to dinner on Labor Day

Firefighters enjoyed an appreciation dinner Monday with their families provided by the Olive Garden near the Mall of Georgia.

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Ryan says Jimmy Carter era was better than Obama's

Paul Ryan delivered a scathing criticism of President Barack Obama's stewardship of the nation's economy Monday, arguing that even conservative punching bag Jimmy Carter's presidency was better.

Cobb Co. man charged in shooting death of wife

A Cobb County man has been charged in the shooting death of his wife at the couple's home near Marietta.

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Medlen strikes out 12, Braves beat Rockies, 6-1

Kris Medlen struck out a career high 12 to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 6-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday.

Doctor charged with attempted child molestation

A Tennessee doctor was arrested in northwest Georgia where for allegedly attempting to have sex with a minor.

Braves bench slumping All-Star 2B Dan Uggla

Uggla is hitting only .208. Martin Prado is starting at second base against Colorado on Monday for the second straight day.

Nigeria: Cocaine-stuffed roasted chicken found

Authorities in Nigeria say they arrested a man at an international airport who was bringing in roasted chicken with unusual stuffing: $150,000 worth of cocaine.

Ga authorities seek missing 400-pound eagle

Officials are looking for a copper sculpture of an eagle that's been reported missing from a park near Cumming.

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NWS: Good chance of rain across Ga for holiday

Forecasters say there's a good chance of rain across much of Georgia this Labor Day.

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Hundreds attend funeral for Ga gang leader

The funeral of a reputed gang leader drew hundreds of mourners and police in the southwest Georgia town of Albany.

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Hamlin hangs on to win at Atlanta

Denny Hamlin holds off Jeff Gordon to win at the Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday night.