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.
NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) - Gwinnett County fire investigators say a fire at a business in Gwinnett County was caused by arson.
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge has ordered Fulton County and Atlanta officials to move ahead with the sale of the city jail to the county.
AUGUSTA (AP) - Authorities say a Richmond County jail inmate has died, 15 days after they say he was beaten by another inmate in a holding cell.
LITHONIA (AP) - School officials say a student who brought a loaded handgun to Salem Middle School in Lithonia is in police custody.
AUGUSTA (AP) - Richmond County school officials say a substitute high school teacher has been arrested after witnesses said he pulled a pocketknife on a disruptive student.
ATLANTA - Authorities say three people were injured when the roof of a home collapsed in Atlanta.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office has reached agreement with a finance company to clear $3.5 million of debt for 995 soldiers who shopped at a retailer outside the Army's Fort Drum that sold computers and other electronics at inflated prices and credit terms.
ATLANTA - Latino community and immigrant outreach groups plan to rally at the Georgia Democratic Party headquarters to protest a program that gives immigration authorities access to the fingerprints of arrestees.
DOUGLASVILLE (AP) - Douglas County officials say a 14-year-old is in custody after his 77-year-old great-grandmother was stabbed to death with a sword and his grandmother was wounded.
ATLANTA - A federal appeals court panel on Friday struck down the requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul package that virtually all Americans must carry health insurance or face penalties.
CALHOUN (AP) - Two Georgia Republicans have settled a lawsuit with a bank alleging they defaulted on a $2.2 million loan, but the FDIC might eventually have to cover some of the bill.
ATLANTA - A Fulton County jury has acquitted a suspended Atlanta police officer charged with shooting an unarmed man.
ATLANTA - A DeKalb County grand jury has charged an ex-Georgia worker with making false identification cards.
EATONTON (AP) - Authorities say the iconic Br'er Rabbit statue has been stolen from the grounds of the Uncle Remus Museum in the central Georgia town of Eatonton.
NORCROSS (AP) - Police say they're hunting a pair of suspects they consider serial robbers who have struck at least 11 Waffle House restaurants across metro Atlanta.