News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - When President Barack Obama addresses graduates at Morehouse College in Atlanta on Sunday, he'll also be speaking to the broader community of historically black colleges and universities. It's a proud corner of higher education that has struggled more than most during the last few years of economic distress.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say two young children and their father were taken to a hospital for treatment after being attacked by dogs in metro Atlanta. A man and his children, ages 2 and 4, suffered multiple bite wounds Saturday as they were out walking in a Douglas County subdivision and at least two dogs rushed into the road and charged them.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a police chase in middle Georgia ended when a pickup truck driver rammed two patrol cars and was shot by a Houston County sheriff's deputy. The wounded suspect was in hospitalized in critical condition after the shooting Friday afternoon.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A Richmond County sheriff's deputy has died from injuries he suffered in an off-duty motorcycle crash. Alton Creech died Friday at Georgia Regents Medical Center, where the 32-year-old deputy had been airlifted the previous day after crashing his Harley-Davidson motorcycle into the back of a car on Interstate 20.
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