Family members of passengers on AIRASIA flight 8501 received heartbreaking news on Tuesday.  Debris from the flight was discovered by Indonesian search and rescue in the waters off Indonesia.  AIRASIA flight 8501 went missing Sunday over the Java Sea on its way to Singapore.  Along with debris, three bodies were recovered; two women and 1 […]

Photo courtesy of the Asheley Jewell, the Stephenson High sophomore critically wounded in an apparent road-rage shooting, has begun speaking again, her family told the AJC on Tuesday. Jewell, 15, remains at Grady Memorial Hospital. As we previously reported, on March 5 Jewell was a passenger in a vehicle riding on Old National Highway […]


VIA: Rescuers searched for survivors Monday as crews sought to deliver food and water and prevent looting after the fifth strongest earthquake in 100 years ravaged central and southern Chile. More than 1.5 million people were without power in and around the capital of Santiago, according to Chile’s National Emergency Office, but the hardest-hit […]


An 8.8 earthquake, 100 times more powerful than Haiti, struck Chile early Saturday morning, causing a massive amount of destruction, fallen buildings and at least 140 deaths. Tsunami warnings were called for the coasts of California and all of Hawaii, but the warnings have since been cancelled. Since the earthquake hit on Saturday morning, a […]