Created: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:15:54 EST
Updated: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:15:54 EST
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Developers have announced a plan to build a $110 million distribution complex south of Atlanta that designed to attract manufacturers and companies hauling goods throughout the Southeast. Reports say insurance giant MetLife has invested in the projectabout 15 miles south of Atlanta's main airport.
ATLANTA (AP) — The TSA says screeners had found loaded guns in carry-on bags of two passengers trying to board flights at Atlanta's airport — the first time the agency has detected firearms at the airport since Georgia's new law relaxing carrying restrictions took effect last week. Police say they interviewed and released both passengers.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A suburban Atlanta man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Montgomery, Alabama, as part of a dog fighting investigation spanning several states. Edward Duckworth pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy, acknowledging that he helped transport a dog from Georgia to east Alabama for a dog fight in 2012.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Conservation groups are hailing a federal government designation of 685 miles of beaches and nearly 200,000 square miles of ocean as critical habitat for threatened loggerhead sea turtles. Areas of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic off the Southeast coast are contained in the designation.