A world with TV ads is fading to black

(USA Today)(Photo: WXIA) (USA TODAY) — Last week, Disney, which owns ABC, made a deal with Dish Network, the satellite provider, that, for the first time, will formally allow the use of technology to let viewers skip ads on ABC shows. The fig leaf compromise here is that Dish, which will now stream ABC shows […]

Prostitution sting nets 31 arrests

By Laura Geller – bio | email RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – 31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.  This operation was a little different than prostitution stings in the […]

Cyber crimes expert: Finding airplane bomb threat suspect is a matter of days

ATLANTA (CBS46) – When it comes to tracking down the person or persons responsible for threats made against two airplanes on Saturday, law enforcement won’t have trouble finding where the trail begins. Around noon, someone posting on Twitter with the handle @kingZortic contacted Delta Airlines’ customer assistance Twitter account. They wrote, “@DeltaAssist I have a […]

Marietta couple missing after going to check out a car on Craigslist

ATLANTA (CBS46) – A metro Atlanta family is searching for their parents who went to check out a used car and never returned. Elrey “Bud” Runion, 69 and his wife June, 66, were last heard from on Thursday, Jan. 22. Cobb County police say the Marietta couple was reportedly headed to McRae to take buy […]

Atlanta Hawks set franchise record with 15 straight wins

ATLANTA (CBS46) – The Atlanta Hawks set a franchise record on Friday night with 15 straight wins. The previous record was 14 straight wins during the 1993-94 NBA season. The Hawks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 103-93, for their 15th straight victory, and notching their 36th overall win this season, which is the most in […]

Move over SEC, Pac 12 better represented in Super Bowl

After a rough bowl season for the SEC, the Super Bowl dealt another blow as it is not the most represented conference on the Seattle Seahawks’ and New England Patriots’ rosters. Article source: http://www.cbs46.com/story/27886405/move-over-sec-pac-12-represented-better-in-super-bowl

Belichick on deflated balls: ‘We try to do everything right’

By JIMMY GOLENAP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – Saying his team “followed every rule to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating. “At no time […]

Olympic track star’s stolen medals found in DeKalb County

<!– –> Tweet – A A A + <!– –> DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — There’s a story behind every Olympic medal. But the medals in this news story now tell an unexpected tale of mystery. They were stolen from DeKalb County track star Angelo Taylor last week. What are the odds that anyone would find […]