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Lawsuit filed in the death of “Walking Dead” stuntman John Bernecker

8:42 am Jan. 24, 2018

The mother of stuntman John Bernecker, who died following an accident on the Coweta County set of “The Walking Dead” has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Susan Bernecker is represented by Jeff Harris of Harris Lowry Manton LLP, who represented the parents of Sarah Jones, a crew member who died after an accident on the Jesup area set of the movie “Midnight Rider” in 2014. A Chatham County

Twitter reacts to Sen. Al Franken’s resignation announcement

12:35 pm Dec. 7, 2017

Reactions to Sen. Al Franken’s Thursday announcement that he will resign following accusations of improper behavior were swift and varied, with Donald Trump Jr. immediately cackling over the development and actresses Bette Midler and Ellen Barkin lamenting Franken’s decision.

Many observers sought to link Franken’s situation and allegations lodged against U.S. Senate hopeful Roy Moore of Alabama. During his remarks Franken criticized both Moore and President Donald Trump without mentioning

Trump to meet with victims, responders as Vegas plead for patience

9:43 am Oct. 4, 2017

President Donald Trump is on the way to Las Vegas, where he and First Lady Melania Trump will meet with victims of Sunday night’s deadly massacre as authorities work diligently to continue processing the scene and search for answers.

WATCH: Body-cam footage shows cops running toward danger when shooting broke out

During a Tuesday evening update, Undersheriff Kevin McMahill sounded weary as he addressed sourced reports that Paddock had

U2 cancels St. Louis concert after Friday night riots

10:51 am Sep. 16, 2017

U2 decided to cancel a concert planned for tonight in St. Louis after Friday night protests following a former police officer’s acquittal in a shooting death became violent. Former officer Jason Stockley, who is white, was found not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black. Details on the case are here.

Stockley shot and killed Smith following a high-speed chase, the Associated Press