ATLANTA (AP) - A former Newton County sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
PERRY, Ga. (AP) - A man who spent 29 years in prison after pleading guilty to a deadly armed robbery has been acquitted by a jury in Houston County.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A western Georgia man who called his ex-girlfriend from jail to talk about the Iron Bowl game has been charged with stalking.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - A motorist who plugged his electric car into an outlet at a school near Atlanta is facing a theft charge, sparking debate about where and when it's acceptable to use power.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Court records state that a surgeon found dead in an east Georgia creek was lured to Augusta for a sexual encounter.
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) - Someone made off with $2,000 worth of calendars for 2014 in an unusual heist at the Mall of Georgia.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chick-fil-A says it's removing high-fructose corn syrup from its white buns and artificial dyes from its sauces and dressings as part of a push to improve its ingredients.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - City officials on Tybee Island are having second thoughts about plans to install computer-linked cameras that would read and record the license plates of every car and truck coming onto the island.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say they consider the death of a woman struck and killed by a car in Atlanta as an intentional act.
TUCKER, Ga. (AP) - DeKalb County police say Georgians can take several steps to avoid becoming a crime victim during the holiday shopping season.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The University of Georgia intends to erase Social Security numbers from millions of computer records in a move aimed at protecting the personal information of employees.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Prosecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a "national public health crisis" and should spend 40 years in prison, but defense attorneys argue he should get 30 years, in part because his addiction clouded his judgment.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia state lawmaker who was suspended over an indictment accusing him of illegally claiming state pay is set to stand trial next month after his lawyer filed a request for a speedy process.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Hall County's district attorney has cleared two sheriff's deputies of wrongdoing in a fatal shooting.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - The Henry County Fire Department says a school bus caught fire while picking up students on the morning of the first day of school.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis says the district is starting the school year with $10 million cuts.
ATLANTA - For the first time in the history of redistricting in Georgia, Republicans are in charge of deciding how the lines will be drawn and are expected to take advantage of their new-found power.
AUBURN - Barrow County authorities have found a woman's body in an Auburn well and charged a man with her killing.
BUSINESS CHRONICLE NAMES 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL ATLANTANS ATLANTA (Atlanta Business Chronicle) - The Chronicle released its annual list of Atlanta's 100 most influential people, as selected by the paper's editors. Newcomers to the list include Stockbridge resident Herman Cain, "who is shaking up the 2012 presidential campaign," and Mark Elgart of AdvancED, "which is ensuring metro Atlanta's schools make the grade." Others include Gov. Nathan Deal, Paul Bowers of Georgia Power and Tom Fanning of ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss is predicting a long weekend for Congress as the debt debate deadlock hangs over Washington.
MARIETTA - Authorities say a woman who has been living at a homeless shelter is accused of having a stolen license plate on her BMW car.
ATLANTA - Police are investigating a jawbone discovered by a survey crew in northwest Atlanta.
MARIETTA - Authorities say a former McDonald's manager accused of punching a mother inside a Marietta McDonald's is now in custody in North Carolina.
ATLANTA - Police say a northwest Atlanta grocery store owner fought back against burglars in two separate attempts to break into his store.
FORT STEWART - Attorneys for an Army Reserve soldier on trial for murder at Fort Stewart say he killed a superior because he was dehydrated and delirious from a crash diet after being ordered to lose weight.
MARIETTA - A woman who was arrested after her 4-year-old son was struck and killed by a van as they were jaywalking across a busy street was spared a prison sentence Tuesday following an outcry over her arrest.
ATLANTA - A longtime Georgia lawmaker known for his outspoken conservative views and frequent "no" votes on legislation was found dead at his home in Marietta on Tuesday, Cobb County police said.
ATLANTA - The state attorney general's office has put the Atlanta Public Schools board on a year's probation, saying the board has committed violations related to open meetings and public records laws.