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Yankees and Braves End Tied at 5

Lake Buena Vista, FL (Sports Network) - Jason Heyward smacked a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves played to a 10-inning 5-5 tie.

Freddie Freeman hit a mamoth solo homer in the seventh inning for Atlanta. Starter Brandon Beachy allowed three runs -- two earned -- on six hits.

Eric Chavez had three hits and three runs batted in for New York, which got seven innings of two-run ball from starter Hiroki Kuroda. He allowed six hits while fanning six.

Pill mill bill passes Senate

ATLANTA -- A bill to crack down on pill mills in Georgia has passed the Senate and will now go to the governor's desk for signing.

It's an effort to shut down illicit pain clinics. 11Alive's Center for Investigative exposed the problem last fall and efforts began on legislation to curb the problem.

"It will expose and punish narcotic traffickers who operate rogue pill mills, said State Attorney General Sam Olens.

RELATED | 11Alive investigation nets raid of suspected pill mill
MORE | Recovering addict speaks out about pill mills

Casting Call for 2 upcoming Hollywood productions

Casting Call for 2 upcoming Hollywood productions

ALL types are welcome, all ethnicities but the following types are especially needed:

Bikers (motorcycle), dive bar patrons, country and western bar patrons, skid row and prisoner types, business (men and women) & mall goers.

What would you do with $500M?

What would you do with $500M?

ATLANTA -- We're still reeling over the Georgia Lottery's announcement that Friday's Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record $500 million.

RELATED | Check your tickets on 11Alive's lottery page

And it got us thinking -- what would you do with the money if you won? Half a billion dollars is almost unfathomable -- do you know what you'd do with all that money?

Drug testing for welfare recipients passes Senate

Drug testing for welfare recipients passes Senate

ATLANTA -- The Senate has approved the House version of a measure that would require recipients of welfare benefits to submit to drug testing.

The bill passed 36-15 in the Senate with amendments. The House must approve those changes before its heads to Gov. Nathan Deal's desk for his signature.

Exemptions for mandatory drug testing will be made for individuals who are considered by the Department of Human Services to be significantly impaired due to a physical, mental or developmental disability. In addition, persons enrolled in a Medicaid enhanced primary care case management program will also be exempt from this requirement.

Screening results will remain confidential and exempt from public records law. It remains unclear exactly how much money a testing program would cost.

Senate OKs overhaul of Ga. criminal justice system

ATLANTA -- With strong bipartisan support, the Georgia Senate has approved the proposed overhaul of Georgia's criminal justice system.

The Senate voted 51-0 Tuesday in favor of the legislation - which also has the approval of major stakeholders, including Gov. Nathan Deal - with some tweaks. The House must now approve those changes before the bill heads to Deal for his signature.

The governor has touted criminal justice reform as a move that will save tax dollars, improve the state's rehabilitation rate and keep Georgians safe. The bill also raised the monetary threshold for most theft crimes, divided burglaries into three categories, addressed mandatory reporting requirements for suspected child abuse, provided restrictions for who can access a jobseeker's criminal record and shortened how long suspects being held in probation detention centers.