Topic: Cherokee County
Otis Nixon arrested: The former MLB star was charged with possession of cocaine on Monday. Otis Nixon played for the Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, and Montreal Expos.
Three dozen former and current Boeing employees were arrested Thursday for illicitly peddling prescription pills. Cases like this one show the challenges for law enforcement in dealing with the epidemic.
09/30/2011 04:05 pm
Oxycodone dispensers are protected. Abusers are hard to ID. And the drug claims more lives than cocaine, heroin, meth.
06/01/2011 12:30 pm
Storm forensics experts have begun to put into historical perspective the massive twister outbreak that hit Alabama and six other Southern states. The Tuscaloosa twister alone may register as the most powerful long-track tornado in US history.
04/30/2011 01:44 pm
President Obama travels to Alabama Friday to see first-hand the impact of tornadoes whose casualty toll across six states rises to 319.
04/29/2011 11:55 am
Atlanta reported more than 1,000 accidents as freezing rain coated roadways Wednesday night. The ice storm is another chapter in the South's strangely cold start to winter.
12/16/2010 01:08 pm
The lesson from the Atlanta flood is that many Americans are unprepared for disaster. Nationally, about 30 percent of storm victims live outside 100-year flood zones.
09/24/2009 01:00 am