DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - None of the DeKalb County school system's commencement ceremonies will take place in places of worship this year in response to parent complaints.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Legal woes are piling up for the leader of Georgia's Democratic Party.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's controversies are far from over.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A felon who police say shot himself to death after fatally beating his pregnant wife also raped a 15-year-old girl the same day.
SWAINSBORO, Ga. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a couple has been arrested after a 4-month-old girl in their care was found unresponsive.
ELLENWOOD, Ga. (AP) - Federal authorities are investigating after a Boeing 747 on approach to Atlanta's airport lost parts from its right wing that landed on a woman's house in Clayton County.
DENVER (AP) - In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
WASHINGTON - Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.
ATLANTA (AP) - Part of downtown Atlanta has been transformed into a movie set designed to look like New York City as it appeared more than three decades ago.
COCHRAN, Ga. (AP) - A teenager has been apprehended and charged with murder in the case of a MiddleGeorgia State College student missing for more than two weeks, authorities said.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - A man accused of raping at least five women inside a vacant apartment outside Atlanta is facing several charges.
PHOENIX (AP) - The jury has rendered its verdict - Jodi Arias is guilty of first-degree murder - but the trial is far from finished.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A Cobb County businessman who operates a restaurant on the Marietta Square in suburban Atlanta has been arrested for charges linked to bomb threats at courthouses Tuesday.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A former Wilcox County sheriff, his son and several other people were sentenced to prison Wednesday for beating jail inmates - one of whom had to have his jaw wired shut because of his injuries - and conspiring to cover up the assault.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A 78-year-old man who had been reported missing was found dead inside his truck outside Atlanta, and his grandson and the suspect's girlfriend now face charges in connection with his killing, police said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators have approved a nuclear reactor designed by Westinghouse Electric Co. that could power the first nuclear plants built from scratch in this country in more than three decades.
DOUGLASVILLE (AP) - Authorities say a 17-year-old Douglasville girl was killed after being struck by a car seconds after she got off her school bus.
AUSTELL (AP) - Six Flags Over Georgia is encouraging kids to read. The amusement park is partnering with Discovery Education to offer free admission to K-6 students who participate in Read to Succeed, an online program that aims to encourage kids to read outside the classroom. Students who complete six hours of non-school reading are eligible for a free admission ticket. That reading can include picture books, newspapers, comic books, novels and nonfiction materials. Teachers ...
ATLANTA - A Republican state lawmaker has prefiled legislation that would require recipients of unemployment benefits to perform community service.
SAVANNAH (AP) - Authorities credit a cane-wielding 71-year-old woman with scaring away two men suspected of trying to break into her Effingham County home.
ALBANY (AP) - An Albany elementary school principal and her husband are charged with falsifying documents to get free school lunches for their daughter.
By Ray Henry, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Public Service Commission voted 4-1 on Tuesday to allow Atlanta Gas Light to spend $11.5 million collected from its industrial customers to finance the construction of new compressed natural gas pumps for vehicles around the state. Atlanta Gas Light executives said the program is necessary to seed a market for compressed natural gas vehicles by removing a barrier to driving them: a lack of publicly ...
By Shannon McCaffrey, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - Conservatives rallied around Herman Cain as he battles sexual harassment allegations, likening the attacks on the Republican presidential contender to what they describe as the "high-tech lynching" of another prominent black Republican: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. The forceful early reaction to the Cain firestorm - fueled by racially charged rhetoric - suggests the Georgia businessman's attempt to cast himself as a victim of the media and ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Residents in Atlanta's Grant Park neighborhood are being warned to be wary of stray dogs in the area.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man dressed in a shoulder-length black wig, sunglasses, a skirt and short boots is accused of robbing a bank in Marietta on Halloween.
ATLANTA (AP) - A review of campaign finance documents shows that Republican Mitt Romney has raised the most money from Georgia donors of all the presidential candidates in recent weeks.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Education estimates that about 5,000 girls in the state are at risk for human sex trafficking each year, and many of those children spend some time in a public school.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia Tech student was attacked and robbed over the weekend, the latest in a series of assaults of students on and near the Atlanta campus in recent weeks.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's mayor says about 450 city employees will get pay increases from a $800,000 fund set aside for that purpose
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is asking a trio of federal judges to declare a portion of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional.