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Valdosta Applebee's Fatal Shooting

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The deadly shooting happened at the Applebees on Inner Perimeter Road in Valdosta around midnight Thursday.
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Fundraiser in Honor of Robert Eyer

Updated: 08/22/2014 - Suwannee County firefighters cooked up some good food to honor their Assistant Fire Chief who passed away in July.
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  • US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security....
  • Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine
    DONETSK, Russia (AP) -- Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia....
  • Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations....
  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday....
  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if the grand jury now considering the case doesn't return a charge against the officer?...
  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if the grand jury now considering the case doesn't return a charge against the officer?...
  • Questions, answers about Missouri grand juries
    A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9....
  • Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer
    NEW YORK (AP) -- John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday....
  • Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors
    ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants....
  • American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak
    ATLANTA (AP) -- As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public appearance pleading for help for countries still struggling with the virus....
  • US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security....
  • Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations....
  • Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine
    DONETSK, Russia (AP) -- Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia....
  • Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him....
  • Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq, Sunnis halt talks
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting Sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on forming a new, more inclusive government capable of confronting the Islamic extremists who have overrun large swaths of Iraq....
  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday....
  • US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security....
  • Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights....
  • Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some
    CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) -- President Barack Obama has spent less time away from the White House than his predecessors. But his two-week break on the resort island of Martha's Vineyard and hours on the golf course have his detractors teeing up as they highlight the slew of foreign policy crises currently facing the United States....
  • Days Obama, predecessors spent on vacation
    President Barack Obama as of Friday has spent all or part of 138 days on vacation, less time away from the White House than his predecessors. Here's a look at how they compare. The totals exclude trips to the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland mountains....
  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday....
  • Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights....
  • After Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'
    NEW YORK (AP) -- What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?...
  • Gadget Watch: Get ready for the thermal selfie
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Tired of the selfie? Get ready for the "thermie," or as I like to call it, the "hottie." That's when you take a picture of the heat emanating from your body, using an infrared camera that attaches to the back of your iPhone. It sounds unlikely, but it's coming....
  • Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website
    SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange....
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