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Sunday, February 18, 2018

FBI Issues Formal Statement on Parkland Shooting

Under much scrutiny, the FBI has released a statement.

Teen accused of bringing gun to Atlanta-area high school

School officials say a high school student brought a gun to an Atlanta-area school, a day after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 dead.

Police say 8-year-old girl dies after being hit by vehicle

 Police in Georgia say an 8-year-old girl has died after she and her mother were struck by a vehicle as they were crossing a street to get to a school bus.

FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect

The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a “desire to kill” and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called for the FBI’s director to resign because of the missteps.

Fact check: 18 school shootings since 2018 is false

Fact check - 18 "school shootings" occurred in 2018 is false.

Florida school shooting blamed on mental illness, not guns

In a 2017 YouTube video. the shooter, with the screen name Nikolas Cruz that said: “I’m going to be a professional school shooter.”

2 Arrested in Georgia for Smartphone Insurance Scheme

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Fraud Investigators with his office arrested a Stewart County woman and Muscogee County teenager last week on felony counts related...

More Boy Scout camps will be open to girls this summer

There are also are new family scouting programs that will give girls more opportunities to learn outdoor skills. Other Boy Scouts of America-run programs that are open to both genders include some involving local schools or community organizations.

Police: 3 people arrested in prostitution sting in Georgia

Police say an undercover prostitution operation has arrested three people in Georgia.

Berry College welcomes two eaglets

The Berry College Eagle family saw the arrival of eaglet “B11” just after 10:28 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13. B11 joins B10 which hatched on February 12 at...
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