ATLANTA (AP) - Beverly Hall, the former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools charged in what prosecutors had called a broad conspiracy to cheat on state exams, has died.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Nasdaq composite index is closing above 5,000 for the first time since the dot-com bubble peaked 15 years ago.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug available immediately.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Monday that the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, with a White House task force recommending independent outside investigations when police use deadly force.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun.
ATLANTA (AP) - Lawyers for the only woman on Georgia's death row are asking the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to reconsider her request to have her sentence changed to life in prison.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police in metro Atlanta say a man is dead and a woman is being treated for critical injuries after a double shooting at a home inside a gated community.
ATLANTA (AP) - The only woman on Georgia's death row is set to be executed Monday.
The stock market is closing lower following news that U.S. economic growth slowed more sharply than previously estimated in the final three months of the year.
ATLANTA (AP) - An execution date has been set for a man convicted in a 1992 murder.
ATLANTA (AP) - State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says personal information belonging to millions of Georgia consumers may have been compromised in a recent data breach.
U.S. stock indexes drifted mostly lower in afternoon trading Friday, but were still on track to end the month higher. Investors were balancing encouraging reports on housing and consumer confidence against data showing that the economy grew at a slower annual rate in the final months of 2014. Oil prices rebounded after a steep drop the day before.
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday from a hotel parking lot, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have released wide receiver Harry Douglas, who was third on the team with 51 catches in 2014, and starting offensive guard Justin Blalock.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mike Smith was fired as the Atlanta Falcons' coach Monday, one day after the end of his second straight losing season and a 34-3 rout by the Carolina Panthers before booing fans at the Georgia Dome.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Woody Johnson decided to completely clean house.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - It's been five decades since the Tybee Post Theater showed its last movie. That's likely to change in 2015.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The expansion of one of Augusta's major interstate highways is expected to be completed after New Year's following several months of delays and costs that have exceeded the project's budget by $3 million.
CONYERS, Ga. (AP) - The lead investigator of the DeKalb County district attorney's office is out on bond after being arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in suburban Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - University System of Georgia officials spent tens of thousands of dollars this year on football tickets, meals and events for state lawmakers despite a law banning many freebies for members of Georgia's Legislature.
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) - An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea, but it was too early to know whether either was connected to the aircraft and its 162 passengers and crew.
Stocks are moving slightly higher a day after the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 18,000 for the first time.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials say the new Atlanta streetcar is expected to open just before the end of the year.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a teacher in Warner Robins is facing a battery charge following a fight in his classroom.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders has left $3.4 million of his estate to the University of Georgia School of Law.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee agency that oversees charity fundraising is levying a $45,000 fine against a Georgia-based group for misleading practices.
ATLANTA (AP) - Most of Georgia is under a flood watch as thunderstorms roll across the state.
CHICAGO (AP) - Travelers setting out for the holidays could face trouble, with anticipated Christmas Eve snow around the Great Lakes states and heavy rain expected along the East Coast.
BOSTON (AP) - What started with a widow quietly dropping her wedding rings into a Salvation Army donation kettle has spawned spontaneous acts of jewelry generosity this holiday season.