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Georgia's hopes for reversing water ruling fading

Posted: 11/20/2008 - Georgia is running into more resistance in its bid to overturn a critical court ruling that undermined the state's water rights in its feud with Florida and Alabama.

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Police: SC husband kills 90-year-old wife

Posted: 11/20/2008 - Authorities say a 73-year-old man has been charged with murder after he killed his 90-year-old wife in their Clover home, then tried to overdose on medicine.

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SC Man Gets 20 Years for Conspiring to Kill Agent

Posted: 11/20/2008 - U.S. Attorney Walt Wilkins says Dwight Spears was sentenced on Wednesday. In July, a federal jury found Spears guilty of conspiring to kill Special Agent Brian Bryan.

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Appeals Court to Hear Troy Davis Case December 9

Posted: 11/20/2008 - Russ Willard, spokesman for the Attorney General's Office, said Wednesday that a three-judge 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel will hear arguments on whether Davis can file a second federal challenge to his conviction.

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Senate to Vote on Benefits Extension

Posted: 11/20/2008 - The bill would give another 7 weeks to people who've exhausted their coverage, and 13 weeks to people in states where unemployment is at least 6 percent. It's expected to cost about $6 billion.

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Auto Bailout May be Near Dead End

Posted: 11/20/2008 - For the second day in a row yesterday, the heads of Chrysler, Ford and GM warned Congress of dire economic consequences if the government doesn't help.

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Appeals court to hear Davis case Dec. 9

Posted: 11/19/2008 - The state says the federal appeals court in Atlanta will hear arguments Dec. 9 on whether death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis can continue to challenge his conviction in the killing of a Savannah police officer.

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Clinton to Georgians: Send Martin to Washington

Updated: 11/19/2008 - President Bill Clinton says the state's U.S. Senate runoff must provide a bridge and not a firewall to the progress promised by President-elect Barack Obama.

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Neumar case closed in Florida

Updated: 11/20/2008 - Investigators in Florida say they've closed the case on the suspicious death of Betty Neumar's third husband.

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Overnight House Fire in Augusta

Posted: 11/19/2008 - It happened just after 1 o'clock this morning, on the 100 block of Mill Street located off Wrightsboro Road.

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Pilot Alerted Officials Jet Had Run Out of Runway

Posted: 11/19/2008 - The Federal Aviation Administration released an audio recording on Tuesday of co-pilot James Bland telling controllers to alert emergency personnel because the plane was "going off the end" of the runway.

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Free Advice: Ask a Lawyer Your Legal Question

Posted: 11/19/2008 - South Carolinians can ask legal questions online Wednesday from lawyers. The service is being offered from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and all you have to do is log onto the South Carolina Bar web site.

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Auto CEOS to Make Another Pitch

Posted: 11/19/2008 - Auto executives told a Senate panel yesterday and will tell a House committee today that if their companies fail, other businesses will also be pulled under, resulting in the loss of millions of jobs.

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Clinton to Stump for Martin

Posted: 11/19/2008 - Former President Bill Clinton will arrive in Georgia to campaign for Democrat in Jim Martin in the state's hotly-contest U.S. Senate runoff.

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Bonfire Blamed for Sparking Santa Barbara Wildfire

Posted: 11/19/2008 - Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown says it appears the fire was the result of carelessness, not criminal attent, and that the students said they thought they'd put the fire out. The county district attorney will review the case.

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McCain to seek 5th Senate term

Posted: 11/18/2008 - Sen. John McCain, whose presidential bid was snuffed out two weeks ago by President-elect Barack Obama, is setting up a political action committee as a first step in running for a fifth term in the Senate.

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Astronauts lose tool bag in space

Posted: 11/18/2008 - Two astronauts are back inside the international space station after a nearly seven-hour spacewalk that was marred by a lost tool bag.

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