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Delta flight returns to Atlanta after birds hit windshield

Delta Air Lines says a flight from Atlanta to Washington, D.C., made an unscheduled landing after being struck by birds over the weekend.

Customs: Woman hid cocaine in shoes at Atlanta airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it caught a Georgia woman trying to smuggle cocaine in multiple pairs of shoes through the Atlanta airport.

Georgia park with giant Confederate carving proposes changes

A mountain park near Atlanta with a giant carving of Confederate leaders is proposing changes to address criticism of its Old South legacy.

NC lawmakers back hate-crime bill in wake of Atlanta killings

Asian-American activists say their communities are shaken after reports of hate crimes are on the rise.

Police investigate suspect’s motive in Atlanta-area killings

A white gunman accused of killing eight people, most of them of Asian descent, at three Atlanta-area massage parlors has been charged with murder in an attack that sent terror through the Asian American community.

Georgia could make porch theft a felony; critics decry move

Georgia could make it a felony with mandatory prison time for people who steal a single package off someone’s porch or front step, no matter the value.

Georgia city seeks grant to start flights to North Carolina

Officials in a south Georgia city have applied for a federal grant that could be used to start flights to North Carolina.

Police: Rapper Silento charged with murder in shooting death

Authorities say the Atlanta rapper Silento has been arrested and charged with murder in the January shooting death of his 34-year-old cousin.

2 detectives involved in Breonna Taylor’s death are fired

Two more officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor have been fired — a detective believed to have fired the fatal shot and another who sought the search warrant that led to the deadly raid.

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Carolina Beach hosts Arts Festival

A wildly successful event helped fund several local artists.

Driftwood Apartments to continue providing affordable housing after recent sale

A Wilmington apartment complex once in danger of closing for good will get to continue providing affordable housing to the chronically homeless.

Attorneys: DA should step aside from North Carolina deputy shooting probe

Attorneys for the family of a man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina have asked the local prosecutor to recuse himself from the investigation.

Deputies identify man killed in Bladen County shooting

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in a deadly shooting Friday night.