Tonight's live broadcast of the election results gets Patrick Chappel, a 15-year-old Hillary Clinton supporter, on the edge of his seat at a watching party at the Columbus Democratic Headquarters. Chappel goes to Columbus High and is the president of young democrats at the school. He said that he is scared about Trump winning key states and the states that are too close to call.
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz made a campaign stop in Columbus Saturday evening. After his speech, Cruz answered a few media questions. Here are his answers when asked to give an overview of his speech, talk about the immigration debate and discuss the importance of Georgia and the southern primaries.
The police chief who helped catch a serial killer feels no sympathy seeing him executed.“Watching that had no effect on me whatsoever,” Police Chief Ricky Boren said of Carlton Gary’s execution. “Carlton got what was prescribed for him as his fate, by the Superior Court of this county, under law.... It’s my duty as chief of police to stand between the bad and evil and our citizens, and that’s what I did last night.”
Law enforcement officials, an execution witness, anti-death penalty activists and the granddaughter of a victim's friend speak their thoughts on the execution of convicted "Stocking Strangler" Carlton Gary
Condemned Stocking Strangler Carlton Gary was executed at 10:33 p.m. and he did not accept a final prayer or make a final statement, according to a spokeswoman with the Georgia Department of Corrections.
The Phenix City/Russell County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People held a news conference Friday afternoon requesting that the fatal shooting of a black man at a Dollar General be prosecuted as a hate crime.
When Orwin Smith was released from the Green Bay Packers in 2014, he wasn’t sure how he would continue paying the child support required for his then 3-year-old son. Now he an advocate for fathers in that predicament.