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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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  • Pre-paid cards, phones and codes are inmates' currency

    Pre-paid cards, phones and codes are inmates' currency
    In the black market of Maryland's prisons and jails, where the right price can secure cellphones and drugs, transactions unfold through a complex system of currency. Among the key elements: 14-digit codes, prepaid debit cards and text messages. One...
  • This has been a tough week for the SEC

    The Southeastern Conference has had a lot of great football weeks in recent years, but this hasn't been one of them. USA Today ran a story Thursday suggesting the SEC's reign as America's best conference is being challenged by the Pac-12. USA Today...
  • Former Lakers guard Javaris Crittenton facing serious legal charges

    Former Lakers guard Javaris Crittenton continues to have legal problems. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Crittenton has been given a curfew by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua for "allegedly intimidating the...
  • Report: Former NBA star Mookie Blaylock on life support

    Former Atlanta Hawks point guard Mookie Baylock is in critical condition in an Atlanta hospital after he was involved in a head-on collision in his Cadillac Escalade, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.  Police told the AJC that Baylock was...
  • Manny Machado not traveling lightly in first trip to All-Star Game

    Manny Machado not traveling lightly in first trip to All-Star Game
    NEW YORK -- Manny Machado is hoping this isn’t his last All-Star Game. But if it is, it’s an experience the Orioles’ 21-year-old third baseman and his family won’t ever forget. That’s because Machado brought his mother,...
  • Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'

    When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him. "If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...
  • Those big, bad Dodgers against those poor itty-bitty Braves

    Those big, bad Dodgers against those poor itty-bitty Braves
    The Braves couldn’t wait one day before playing the oldest and most tired of sporting clichés -- nobody loves us! Nobody thought we could do this! Nobody picked us to win! Nobody thought we could pick matching socks! It’s tiresome at the...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill re-teaming for Richard Jewell movie?

    "The Wolf of Wall Street" stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill are reportedly headed back to the big screen together, this time in an adaptation of the 1997 Vanity Fair article "The Ballad of Richard Jewell," about the man falsely accused of being the...
  • Winter storm slams South, stranding students, snarling traffic

    An unusual blanket of snow across the South triggered epic traffic snarls and stranded hundreds of students at their schools Tuesday. LATEST: Drivers trapped, kids sleep at school Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama struggled to cope with 2 to...
  • Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school

    Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school
    ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing...
  • Teel Time: Nine-game ACC football schedule would create channel inventory, help playoff access

    When ACC football expanded from 12 to 14 teams with the additions of Syracuse and Pittsburgh, growing the conference schedule from eight to nine games seemed natural. After all, you want league rivals to play one another as often as possible. And...