BATON ROUGE, La. - As the floodwaters swallowed Lyn Gibson's two-story home, she hacked away on a hole near the roof, desperately trying to get to safety.
ATLANTA - Most fireworks became legal in Georgia more than a year ago, but state officials can't say whether the number of people injured by them has changed - echoing a nationwide pattern in which experts believe fireworks injuries often go underreported and undercounted.
Nancy Lee Hillis
CINCINNATI - Some friends don't let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook.
PHOENIX - He is a lanky Hispanic man in his 20s who drives down the darkened streets of poor, predominantly Latino neighborhoods, blending in as he selects his targets. He either fires through an open window or gets out of the car to shoot from close range before driving off.
State employees, teachers and other people in Georgia's employee benefit plan will face an average increase of 2.5 percent in their health insurance premiums starting in January.
Mrs. Shelia G. Robins Fleming
Starting two weeks before the rest of the county, Bulloch Academy will have the spotlight on them when they travel to Savannah to take on the three-time defending GISA AA state champions - Memorial Day School.
Despite a three-hit afternoon from freshman Abby Newton, Bulloch Academy dropped their double-header to Gatewood by the scores of 10-4 and 4-0 Wednesday afternoon.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Simone Biles and Aly Raisman stood side by side in Rio Olympic Arena, clutching each other while waiting for the inevitable coronation.
MILWAUKEE - Just before the start of the ninth inning, Braves first base coach Eddie Perez made Chris Carter aware that Milwaukee had accomplished a rare feat.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A new NCAA rule change is catching some recruits by surprise while causing coaches to debate how much time they should spend on social media.
Dr. Martin G. "Marty" Waters, former principal of Statesboro High School and now interim superintendent of the Evans County school system in Claxton, has been named one of three finalists for the permanent job.
MIAMI - Florida's caseload of Zika spread by Miami mosquitoes has risen to 25, and U.S. health officials continue to warn pregnant women to avoid the infection zone despite the governor's assurances that the area of concern is shrinking.
Man of the Decade