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Single car wreck blocks traffic on I-85 near Senoia Road

FAIRBURN, Ga. - A single-car wreck blocked all northbound lanes of traffic on I-85, near Senoia Road Thursday afternoon.

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The twisted and crumpled remains of the car could be seen on the right shoulder of I-85 from 11Alive's SkyCam flying overhead. Traffic approaching the wreck was at a standstill just before 5 p.m.

The car apparently rolled at least one time. The driver had to be flown via helicopter to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries. A report on his condition was not immediately available.

The driver was wearing his seatbelt, emergency responders said.

It was not immediately known what caused the car to wreck.

Georgia business funding terrorism?

FAIRBURN, Ga. -- It's a case of drug dealing, international money laundering and funneling money to a known terrorist group, Hezbollah. And there's a Georgia connection. 11Alive's Center for Investigative Action spent the day digging for clues as to how a local family has been caught up in it.

The family ran a used car dealership out of Fairburn and is alleged to have made more than $1 million in profit by selling used cars that ended up being part of an elaborate money laundering scheme to fund Hezbollah in Lebanon. The family is not accused of anything illegal and is not charged with a crime, but the dealership is one of 30 that federal agents have moved in on over the last couple of weeks to recover money.

Ga. offering smartphone app to cut drunk driving

Ga. offering smartphone app to cut drunk driving

ATLANTA -- State officials say they've developed a new smartphone application designed to cut down on drunken driving during upcoming New Year's Eve celebrations.

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety announced that a list of free sober ride programs is available in an app called Drive Sober Georgia.

Georgia Office of Highway Safety director Harris Blackwood said authorities sought to make it as easy as possible to get a ride, so the application was developed after consulting with its partners who deal with road safety.

Drive Sober Georgia is available for free download on the iPhone and Android markets. The information can be viewed at www.drivesobergeorgia.com.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

PEACHTREE CITY | Golf carts face stricter safety standards on roads

PEACHTREE CITY | Golf carts face stricter safety standards on roads

ATLANTA -- Golf cart owners in Georgia will soon have stricter requirements to follow if they plan to drive their carts on roadways.

A new law taking effect Jan. 1 creates a separate classification of personal transportation vehicles for golf carts. It also sets standards for towns and counties wanting to create ordinances allowing drivers to use the carts on residential streets and multi-purpose pathways. The law requires that golf carts have braking systems, a reverse warning device, tail lamps, a horn and hip restraints.

The bill was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal this year after his predecessor, Gov. Sonny Perdue, vetoed a similar measure last year. It had backing from one of Georgia's key industries -- golf cart manufacturing.

Traffic fatalities in Georgia continue to decline

Traffic fatalities in Georgia continue to decline

ATLANTA (AP) - Federal and state authorities say Georgia highway fatalities dropped substantially last year for the fifth year in a row.

Statistics finalized and published this month show a total of 1,244 people died on Georgia highways in 2010. That's a decline of 3.7 percent, or 48 deaths, from the 2009 total of 1,292. It continues a trend in decreased highway deaths that began in 2006.

Traffic fatalities reached a record 1,744 in 2005.

The Georgia Department of Transportation says that as of Monday, 2011 fatalities were on track to decrease from 2010 with 62 fewer than that date a year ago.

Stories of the Heart

ATLANTA -- At 11Alive, we pride ourselves in being a team of journalists who help you.

We always seek the truth, take action, and look for solutions on issues at the heart of our community.

It's that heart that we're celebrating this Christmas.

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Classic Christmas TV moments return to networks of 11Alive

ATLANTA -- Some old holiday favorites will be revived this weekend on 11Alive's new sister station, Antenna TV.

The network will launch at 4 a.m. Saturday on Digital TV channel 36.3, Comcast channel 245 and Charter channel 83.

As the name suggests, Antenna TV features classic TV shows from the antenna era, inlcuding "Three's Company," "Good Times," "The Three Stooges," "Father Knows Best," "All in the Family," and "The Monkees."

This weekend, the channel will air special holiday episodes from those series and more. For a full program listing, visit Antenna TV's website.