ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a new $900 million transportation bill into law, including changes to the state's gas taxes and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An Atlanta-area sheriff who was acquitted three years ago in a major public corruption case is now accused of shooting a woman in a subdivision near the suburb of Lawrenceville.
ATLANTA (AP) - A former Emory University employee has pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges after she was accused of embezzling more than $317,000 in student fees and tuition over a two-year period.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police officers in Atlanta fatally shot a woman who first fired at them while sitting in the back of a patrol car Thursday, authorities said.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons may try to address a glaring need at running back in the second and third rounds of the NFL draft.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal signed two bills into law Thursday that remove barriers to dual enrollment participation both for students with dim hopes or plans of attending college and also for high school youngsters who want to earn college credits before being handed their diplomas.
ATLANTA (AP) - A woman is facing three charges after being hit by a freight train in southwest Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge sharply reduced the sentences Thursday for three former Atlanta public school educators who received the harshest prison terms in the city's standardized test cheating trial.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A soldier was found dead after a standoff with police at a Savannah apartment complex.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A herd of goats wandering through midtown Savannah were unable to resist the lure of a bag of Cheetos.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill into law that includes an insurance coverage requirement for children 6 and under.
ATLANTA (AP) - Presidential candidate Marco Rubio is slated to address Georgia Republicans at the party's state convention next month.
GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) - A pair of Spalding County elementary school administrators surrendered to accusations of using excessive physical force against two elementary school students.
ATLANTA (AP) - The city of Atlanta's economic development arm has voted to approve issuing more than $200 million in bonds to help finance a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons.
ATLANTA (AP) - A group that focuses on fighting human rights violations against inmates on Thursday sued the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections, saying the agency is violating the state's open records law.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons released starting tackle Tyson Clabo on Thursday, with the move effective after June 1.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The knifepoint kidnapping and sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl started as a burglary, until the suspect apparently changed his mind and took the child from her San Fernando Valley bedroom, police said.
VIDALIA, Ga. (AP) - Automatic spending cuts by the federal government have forced the Blue Angels to pull out of this year's Vidalia Onion Festival.
ATLANTA (AP) - Lawyers for some of the 35 defendants in Atlanta's school cheating scandal are scrambling to get their clients' bonds lowered as defendants slowly turn themselves in to be booked.
(CBS/AP) COLUMBUS, Ohio - In an unusual plea for mercy ahead of his scheduled execution next month, a condemned Ohio killer acknowledged that he intended to sexually assault his girlfriend's 6-month-old daughter but said he never intended to kill the baby.
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AP) - Nearly 300 people are expected to be laid off when a contractor at the Robins Air Force Base shuts down at the end of May.
ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia sheriff says seven dogs fatally mauled a toddler in her backyard as the attack went unnoticed by the girl's mother and other adults inside the house until it was too late.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A reward of nearly $5,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest after a body was stolen from a cemetery in Savannah.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - A pro hockey team in suburban Atlanta plans to host "Tripp Halstead Night" at its final regular season home game.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new study finds that insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court waded into the fight over same-sex marriage Tuesday, at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting gay and lesbian couples to wed, but 40 states don't allow it.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - An Ohio prosecutor who light-heartedly filed a criminal indictment against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently "predicted" an early spring said he may consider a pardon now that the animal's handler is taking the blame.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - Police in Georgia say an anonymous tip helped them make arrests in the shooting death of baby who was killed in a stroller.