A man seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood last May will soon finally be on his way home to Georgia after family, friends and even an ex-San Francisco 49er helped raise enough money to transport him there.
More than $17,000 has been raised to help Selester "Les" Rowe, a 63-year-old homeless man who was struck by an SUV on May 12, 2012. Read More
SPOKANE, Wash. — Layshia Clarendon was the first to get her hands on the regional championship trophy. Rightfully so, after getting California somewhere they've never gone before: the Final Four.Clarendon scored 17 of her 25 points in the second half and overtime, and California rallied from down 10 with less than 7 minutes left to beat Georgia 65-62 in the Spokane Regional final and advance to the Final Four for the first time in school history. Read More
SPOKANE, Wash. — Stanford and California were expected to settle the Spokane Regional.
Nobody told Georgia.
"Georgia basketball has a lot of pride within it and a lot of history behind it," Georgia guard Jasmine James said. "To just be able to make those steps to now be in the Elite Eight and to be in the game to be able to compete to go to the Final Four is definitely a great place to be." Read More
He took one for the team — and he is not even a fan.
The latest incident of sports-related fan violence connected to a San Francisco team involved a man who does not follow football and was merely cheering along with his friend at an Applebee’s restaurant in Georgia on Saturday, the victim’s devastated mother said Monday.
Chris Middleton, 30, remained in critical condition Monday at a hospital near Atlanta, a hospital spokeswoman said, after being shot following the game. Read More
One San Francisco 49ers fans was critically injured and another wounded Saturday outside a Georgia restaurant by a New Orleans Saints fan who was angered by their cheering for the team, a TV station reported.
Niners fan Corey Adams told WSB-TV that he and friend Chris Middleton were approached in the parking lot of an Applebee’s restaurant by a Saints fan who had departed angrily after arguing with them during Saturday’s game. Read More
Four North Georgia militia members, all in their 60s or 70s, were arrested by the FBI and charged with preparing to manufacture the deadly biological toxin ricin to use in attacks against government personnel and other Americans. At clandestine militia meetings, the suspects discussed obtaining toxins to target various federal agencies including the IRS. These meetings were attended by FBI informants who helped arrange sales of fake ricin substances, leading to the arrest of the suspects. Read More
WHAT: U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in a newly leaked secret report that Russia’s military intelligence was behind a bomb blast at an exterior wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia, in September, according to the Washington Times. Read More
WHAT: A yearlong Georgia investigation uncovered widespread cheating on student exams at 44 of 56 Atlanta public schools. Investigators charged 178 teachers and principals with cheating. So far, 82 have confessed.
HOW: Teachers and principals erased and corrected mistakes on students’ test papers. At one elementary school, four educators held a weekend “changing party” using a school official’s answer sheets. Read More
Illinois Democrats’ congressional redistricting map has been releas Read More
You know you’ve made some sort of music-scene impact when your own state’s government steps up to celebrate your group’s 25th anniversary. Such was the case with jumping jam band Widespread Panic from Athens, Ga., this February. Read More