President Obama announced Tuesday during the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Georgia new initiatives to expand addiction treatment and increase coverage for substance abuse and mental health. The actions would allow doctors to prescribe anti-addiction drugs to patients in an attempt to decrease prescription drug and heroin abuse in the United States.
In his weekly address to the nation, posted on YouTube Friday afternoon, President Trump explained the importance of the new GOP health care bill proposed days earlier by Paul Ryan and congressional Republicans. credit: courtesy of the White House.
FBI director James Comey announced Tuesday that he recommends no charges in the Hillary Clinton email probe. However, Comey said there's evidence that Clinton and her aides were "extremely careless" in the handling of classified information. The recommendation comes days after the FBI interviewed the Democratic presidential candidate about her use of a private email server as secretary of state.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the the Broadway musical "Hamilton," shows off his freestyle rapping skills with cue cards from President Obama at the White House. "You think that's going viral? That's going viral," says Obama. #Bam4Ham
Jamal Chris Rowe is charged with kid napping, burglary and five counts of rape in connection with two women who were sexually assaulted at their homes in east Macon within a day of each other in February 2018, Bibb County Sheriff's investigators Michael Wilson.
Uche Onungwa has lived in Macon, Ga., since he was in kindergarten, but without the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, he could be sent back to live in Nigeria, a country he knows little about.
The NAACP said the make up of Navicent Health’s executive and management level positions should more closely reflect Macon’s demographics. The organization held a news conference Friday, March 16, 2018.
Sheddrick "Spoon" Risper, head football coach at Westside High School, is competing for a chance to appear in Season 10 of "American Ninja Warrior." Risper has been training for two years and has lost 20 pounds in preparation of his opportunity next month in Miami.
This episode of the Cop Shop Podcast, our audio journey into Macon-area police report oddities, includes a DUI suspect peeing his pants, a Rite Aide shoplifting, and a brass-knuckle brawl. Narrated by Telegraph reporter Joe Kovac Jr. March 16, 2018.
Central City Park will be open March 16-25, 2018, as part of the International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon, Georgia. Shows include: a human cannonball, motorcycle stunts, and stilt walkers. Shows are free with park admission.
Pastor Andy Cook, founder of Experience Israel Now, visits an aqueduct at Caesarea Maritima in Israel. Historians know Caesarea as the most modern city Herod the Great ever built, and Cook explains its connection to the Bible.
Foster parents John and Kathy Pritchett, who have a family of 16 children, were burned out of their home on Camp Joycliff Road in Jones County on Monday, March 12, 2018. Nine of the kids were at home with their parents when flames broke through the chimney, destroying the house and prompting an outpouring of support from the community.