Phillip Henderson of B&H Wrecker prepares to pull a Hyundai sport utility vehicle upright following a mid-morning crash along U.S. Highway 278 Monday. According to Lt. Wendell Wagstaff, spokesman for the Covington Police Department, the driver of the SUV pulled out of the Wachovia parking lot and attempted to cross all lanes of 278 when it was struck by the driver of a Chrysler sedan, who was traveling eastbound. No injuries were reported. The driver of the SUV was cited for failing to yield.
COVINGTON - Two men are facing charges of speeding, reckless driving and fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer after they allegedly led authorities on a chase with speeds reaching 120 mph through two counties Sunday morning.
ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta wants to work with the rest of Georgia to solve the state's short- and long-term water needs, not simply grab as much as it can get from its neighbors.
COVINGTON - A report released by the East Metro Health District shows that an outbreak of food-borne pathogen Salmonella Newport in Newton County could be associated with a barbecue festival held in October.
COVINGTON - Newton County claimed victory in Superior Court Monday in the prolonged battle over its impact fee ordinance with local and state home builders associations.
RICHMOND, Va. - Michael Vick was sentenced to prison Monday for running a dogfighting operation and will stay there longer than two co-defendants, up to 23 months, because he lied about his involvement when he was supposed to be coming clean to the judge who would decide his fate.
CONYERS - The Heritage basketball teams took care of business Saturday against Alpharetta with both teams registering convincing wins.
MONROE - The following arrests and charges have been reported by the Walton County Sheriff's Office, the Monroe Police Department, the Loganville Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and the Social Circle Department of Public Safety:
COVINGTON - Alcovy's 171-pounder Trey Twiford not only went undefeated at the Baldwin Brawl, he was also named the tournament's Most Valuable Wrestler as the Tigers won the tournament.
Another chapter in the book of life of Michael Vick is closed, although the final chapter has yet to be written.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Josh Smith had 25 points and a season-high 16 rebounds and Joe Johnson scored 24 points as the Atlanta Hawks beat the Orlando Magic 98-87 on Monday night.
One of the big advantages of having a living legend coaching at your school is that you never know who might stroll into the gym to watch him coach.
The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Newton County Health Department. Any score below 90 is considered failing.
ATLANTA - Michael Vick knows where he'll be spending most of the next two years, locked away in a federal prison, doing his time for dogfighting.
Cusack says he wanted film to tell human side of Iraq war toll
Mortar shells hit Iraq prison, killing at least 5
Bottle of scotch sells for $54K at liquor auction
BUTTE, Mont. - Mourners began gathering Monday for the funeral of Evel Knievel, the motorcycle daredevil who helped put his hometown on the map with death-defying stunts and near-fatal crashes that made him an international icon.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The gunman believed to have killed four people at a megachurch and a missionary training school had been thrown out of the school about three years ago and had been sending the place hate mail, police said in court papers Monday.