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Chula plane crash victim identified
The pilot of the plane that crashed near Chula has been identified, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Medical Examiner's Office.
2 dead, 2 boys hurt in Nevada school shooting
A shooting at a middle school in northern Nevada has left two people dead and two boys in critical condition, rattling parents, teachers and students as they showed up for the start of the school week.
Plane crashes near Chula
A plane crash on Red Oak Road near Chula has claimed the life of one unidentified person, according to David Haire, Public Information officer for the Tift County Sheriff's Office.
Deal reached to avoid default and open government
Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure by day's end.
GOP senator says deal in hand to avoid default
A Republican senator says she understands Senate leaders have reached an agreement to avoid a Treasury default and reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown.
Chase from White House to Capitol ends in gunfire
A woman driving a black Lexus tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol, witnesses and officials said.
Shots heard outside Capitol, building in lockdown
A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday while putting the entire complex on lockdown.
Shots heard at Capitol, building under lockdown
Police say the U.S. Capitol has been put on a security lockdown amid reports of possibleshots fired outside the building.
Gov't shutdown: No progress on ending stalemate
The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from informational websites, to national parks, to processing veterans' claims — in limbo from coast to coast. Lawmakers in both parties ominously suggested the partial shutdown might last for weeks.
Countdown: GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near
Republican unity showed unmistakable signs of fraying Monday as the Senate swatted aside the latest tea party-driven demand to delay the nation's health care overhaul in exchange for averting a partial government shutdown at midnight.
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