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Across the region

...earlier this month that safety issues must be resolved before the streetcars can carry passengers, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The agency also had concerns over what it called the city's "compressed time frames" to complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-20/across-region
Lakers fend off Hawks for second victory

...Florida, but also was not charged, attorney David Oscar Markus said in an e-mailed statement to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution."The Florida Department of Children and Families thoroughly examined all of the evidence and determined that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-11-18/lakers-fend-hawks-second-vict
House fire kills Georgia woman, 88

...cord malfunctioned but the cause was ruled electrical in nature and the cord appeared to be culprit. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Foster was home alone at the time of the fire, which was reported at 10:43 a.m. Tuesday. Hudgens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-19/house-fire-kills-georgia-wom
Lilburn man gets probation for fatal driveway shooting

...WSB-TV reported."Mr. Sailors is still in shock, I know it is hard to believe," Puglise told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "Mr. Sailors wants the community to know that his actions were out of fear. Not out of vengeance, not out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-17/lilburn-man-gets-probation-fa
Ex-Gov. Carl Sanders dies

...Atlanta home that once belonged to Augusta National Golf Club co-founder Bobby Jones. According to The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, a bust of Jones rests in a downstairs room."I go down there every now and then and wait for him to help me...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/ex-gov-carl-sanders-dies
Mystery illness hits 74 Emory students

...sent an email to students Thursday night addressing what he described as gastrointestinal illnesses.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Emory is working with infectious diseases experts and the DeKalb County Board of Health to determine the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-14/mystery-illness-hits-74-emor
Georgia eyes probation reform

...studying Georgia's misdemeanor probation system and is expected to make a slate of recommendations, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Friday."Transparency and oversight are probably the two key catch phrases that are driving what we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-14/georgia-eyes-probation
Ga. woman, 75, found hog tied, dead

...found dead inside her apartment and had been hog tied.Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday night that authorities weren't immediately sure of how the woman had been killed. Investigators say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-11/ga-woman-75-found-hog-
Atlanta judge lifts story ban

...Baxter lifted the order during a hearing Monday before media lawyers got a chance to make arguments.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday after the order was lifted that the story in question is about a trial witness receiving an anonymous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-10/atlanta-judge-lifts-story-ba
Ga. man, 19, fatally stabs father

...home, standing over his wounded father -- 46-year-old David Walker -- in the Hoschton area.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports emergency workers loaded the wounded man into an ambulance, but he died a short time later.David Trent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-06/ga-man-19-fatally-stab