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Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

WHO: Pollution Kills 7 Million People Every Year

Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday.

03/25/2014

File photo of a fire truck. (Photo by Ann Tornkvist/Getty Images)

2 Children Dead In Savannah Fire; Space Heater Suspected

Savannah authorities say two children are dead after their home caught fire overnight and investigators suspect a space heater is to blame.

01/30/2014

File photo of a firetruck. (Photo by Pamela Martin/Getty Images)

2 People Die After Being Pulled From Burning Home

Firefighters pulled a man and a woman from a burning duplex north of Atlanta, but both were later pronounced dead.

09/09/2013

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Savannah Shootings Leave 2 Killed, 3 Others Hurt

Authorities say at least five people were hit in a spree of shootings in Savannah, including two people who were killed by the gunfire.

07/31/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Charged In Second Buttocks Enhancement Death

A Mississippi woman has been charged in a second case of causing a death by giving buttocks-enhancing silicone injections without being trained or licensed to do the procedure, authorities said Monday.

06/17/2013

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4 Children Dead After Fire Outside Atlanta

Authorities say four children, including an infant, are dead after a house fire in the Atlanta area.

01/09/2013

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Too Much Truth Recap: How Old is Too Old to Be Driving?

According to a recent AJC article, Georgia ranks 5th in the number of drivers at least 65 years of age killed in crashes in 2010, according to an analysis by TRIP, which stands for The […]

WAOK-AM–02/23/2012

Wildfire Consumes Over 17,000 Acres North Of Los Angeles

Elderly Siblings Found Dead In Church Parking Lot

GWINNETT Co(WAOK)-Gwinnett County Police are calling the death of two elderly members outside the First Baptist Church of Grayson, a murder-suicide. Police say 76-year-old Clarence Porter fatally shot his sister, Avis M. Whitley, 85, in […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2011

Photo by Jean Ross WAOK-AM

Safety First Over Labor Day Weekend

The National Safety Council estimates that 400 traffic fatalities will happen over the Labor Day weekend which officially begins on Friday.  The Council also estimates 142 people may survive the holiday weekend because they will have worn their safety […]

WAOK-AM–09/01/2011

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