Georgia residents can now claim embryos as dependents on state taxes

(NBCNews.com) Taxpayers who have “an unborn child (or children) with a detectable human heartbeat” as of July 20 can get $3,000 for each unborn child. Georgia residents can now claim embryos as dependents on their state taxes, the state’s revenue department announced Monday. “In light of the June 24, 2022, U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and the July 20, 2022, 11th … Continue reading Georgia residents can now claim embryos as dependents on state taxes

Hero grandma dies days after diving into Georgia lake to save granddaughter who drowned

A Georgia grandmother has died after she jumped into a lake — despite not knowing how to swim — to try and rescue her drowning 13-year-old granddaughter, authorities and family said. Stephanie Walker, 49, and her granddaughter, Makayla Prather, had been fishing together in West Point Lake on June 11 when the teen somehow ended up in the water and “became distressed,” news station WSB-TV reported. Walker … Continue reading Hero grandma dies days after diving into Georgia lake to save granddaughter who drowned

Georgia man accused of leaving grandmother in freezer to die

(AP) — Police say a northwest Georgia man killed his grandmother by stuffing her in a freezer while she was still alive. Floyd County Police discovered the body of Doris Cumming, 82, late Thursday in the Armuchee home she shared with her grandson, 29-year-old Robert Keith Tincher III. Tincher was charged with murder, aggravated battery and concealing the death of another. He remains jailed in … Continue reading Georgia man accused of leaving grandmother in freezer to die

Grantville Georgia shooting range: 3 people killed

Three people were killed on Friday in an apparent robbery at the Lock Stock & Barrel Shooting Range in Grantville, Georgia, according to local police officials. The shooting occurred around 5:30 p.m., the Grantville Police Department said in a statement on Facebook. Grantville is about 50 miles southwest of Atlanta. Officers were dispatched to the range shortly after 8 p.m., where they found the owner, his … Continue reading Grantville Georgia shooting range: 3 people killed

Trump once again praises authoritarian leaders, calling Putin’s soldiers on the border of Ukraine ‘a great negotiation’

At a campaign rally in Georgia on Saturday, former President Donald Trump once again praised Vladimir Putin’s intelligence, calling the Russian president’s decision to place troops on the border of Ukraine “a great negotiation.” “The smartest one gets to the top. That didn’t work so well recently in our country,” Trump said during the rally. “But they ask me, ‘Is Putin smart?’ Yes, Putin was smart. And … Continue reading Trump once again praises authoritarian leaders, calling Putin’s soldiers on the border of Ukraine ‘a great negotiation’