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Alyson Shields

Alyson Shields





Recent Articles by Alyson Shields

  • Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US
    Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.
  • WH intruder gets far past front door
    The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, the Washington Post and New York Times newspapers reported Monday. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight hearing with the director of the embattled agency assigned to protect the president's life.
  • 'Appalling' for Wal-Mart to blame Morgan
    An attorney representing actor-comedian Tracy Morgan says it's "appalling" that Wal-Mart calls Morgan partly to blame for injuries he suffered in a New Jersey highway accident involving one of the company's trucks.
  • Defense, prosecutors preview school cheating cases
    Prosecutors said Monday that 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators cheated, lied and stole as part of a widespread but cleverly disguised conspiracy to inflate state test scores that affected thousands of students.
  • GDOL to help Carter's recruit in Oakwood this weekend
    Carter's Distribution Center in Braselton is looking for 200 second-shift workers, and will be recruiting with the state labor department at Lanier Technical College this coming weekend.
  • Wilkes County man arrested for Gainesville homeless murder, assaults
    Gainesville Police have charged a Wilkes County man with felony murder and other charges in connection to multiple assaults on homeless people.
  • 2 killed in Alabama UPS shooting were supervisors
    The fiancee of one of two UPS supervisors who police say were slain by a fired employee said Wednesday her boyfriend had expressed sympathy for the man over the dismissal but didn't fear him.
  • NutraSweet to stop making aspartame
    NutraSweet says it will no longer make the artificial sweetener aspartame as a result of foreign competition.
  • No death penalty for dad charged in toddler death
    A prosecutor says he won't seek the death penalty for a Georgia man whose toddler son died after he was left in a hot vehicle.
  • DOT will reopen SR 347 from 985W tomorrow
    State Route 347, also known as Friendship Road and Lanier Islands Parkway, from Interstate 985 West will open tomorrow, two months ahead of schedule.
  • Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash
    Prosecutors announced Wednesday that a grand jury had decided against bringing criminal charges against three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.
  • Secret Service interviewed accused intruder twice
    Secret Service agents in Virginia and Washington earlier this summer twice interviewed an Army veteran accused of climbing over a White House fence during the weekend and running into the executive mansion in the two months before the embarrassing security breach, a federal law enforcement said Tuesday.
  • Bond set for UGA student accused of making threat
    A judge has banned a University of Georgia student from Clarke County - where the school is located - while he faces charges related to a threatening post on social media.
  • Businesses and investors pressing for green policy
    Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.
  • Senator: Drop nomination of controversial judge
    In a rare rebuff from his own party, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday that President Barack Obama's controversial nomination of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge lacks enough votes to survive and should be withdrawn.
  • Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey
    Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists.
  • 800 rounds found in intruder case
    A federal prosecutor says that investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the White House intruder case, along with a machete and two hatchets.
  • UGA closer to building indoor football field
    The University of Georgia is one step closer to building an indoor football practice field.
  • Death penalty sought in death of Griffin officer
    A prosecutor says he is seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing an off-duty Griffin police officer outside a Waffle House.
  • Four in custody after chase that wrecks Hall Co. patrol car
    Four suspects are in custody after an attempted traffic stop turned into a pursuit, both by car and on foot.
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