| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Religion News Service writer Adelle M. Banks reports that megachurch pastor Eddie Long is being sued by former members of his Atlanta church after they lost money to a man Long described as a friend. Long was previously sued by young male members of his...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:43 PM
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,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Usher Raymond's ex-wife, Tameka Foster Raymond, is reportedly pursuing custody of her two sons with the performer after a swimming pool accident Monday in Atlanta in which the older of the boys nearly drowned.
Tameka Raymond filed Tuesday for an...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:18 AM
An elementary school in Georgia was evacuated after shots were reportedly fired at the school, and police have a suspect in custody, according to local media reports.
There were no casualties immediately reported at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Dave Diles will become Virginia Military Institute’s new athletics director, Superintendent Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III announced.
An athletic administrator with more than 20 years of experience, including serving as head athletics...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Sometimes when friends and I are feeling nostalgic, we'll recount our earlier days together, particularly when we were first introduced to the Internet, that wonderful tool that changed everyone's lives forever.
"Remember when you had to disconnect your...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The Food and Drug Administration proposed recently to limit the quantity of tiny “mites” that could occupy imported cheese, even though living, crawling mites are a feature desired by aficionados. (“Cheese is absolutely alive!”...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
“Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...
| May 11, 2013
| 2:12 PM
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.
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Late Monday mornings are usually reserved for work. You know, jobs, parenthood, errands. But when David Glenn, publisher of the ACC Sports Journal, tweeted that the conference’s 15 current and future members had agreed to a media grant of rights,...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Toni Braxton -- who was born in Severn, Md. -- just might be singing the blues about the real estate market.
Her home in Atlanta, recently foreclosed on, is now for sale for $1.1 million, TMZ reports. And according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,...