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.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - This week you can wish happy Thanksgiving and happy birthday to Happy Thanksgiving.
ATLANTA - Authorities say a 59-year-old former leader of a Ku Klux Klan chapter was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for seeking to have sex with two teenage girls.
ATLANTA - The NCAA put Georgia Tech on four years of probation, fined the school $100,000 and stripped its ACC title game win from the 2009 football season on Thursday for violations that also included problems in the men's basketball program.
ATLANTA - Georgia's economy showed fresh signs of life on Wednesday as tax collections for the fiscal year that ended June 30 beat budget projections, allowing the state to begin to restock its rainy day fund.
SANDY SPRINGS - A suburban Atlanta man dropped his kids off at his sister's house and then asked his estranged wife to come to his condo, where he shot her dead and then killed himself, police said Wednesday.
ATLANTA - A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of four Georgia inmates who claim prison guards beat them while they were handcuffed.
ATLANTA - One of the nation's toughest crackdowns on human trafficking has taken effect in Georgia, striking a delicate balance between tougher penalties for criminals and more treatment for victims that advocates said could be a model for other states seeking to fight the sex trade.
ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia is weighing whether to demolish three historic buildings this week, including one structure built during the Great Depression.
Three people were injured, two critically, in a shooting Sunday night at the Country Walk portion of the Fieldstone subdivision in Rockdale County.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the White House will not release a photo of Osama bin Laden's body.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill paving the way for communities to approve Sunday alcohol sales at stores.
LAWRENCEVILLE - The lawyer for a 15-year-oldl accused of killing her mother said the girl's boyfriend had given her a deadline, and vowed to break up with her if she didn't meet him that night. Braselton Assistant Police Chief Lou Solis said in a court hearing Friday the girl told police she grabbed a gun from her room. Solis said the girl recalled asking her mother what time it was and, realizing it was getting late, shot her mother and then left to meet her boyfriend.
ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia President Michael Adams says more University of Georgia employees will lose their jobs next year.
ATLANTA - A group of 20 to 25 youths boarded a MARTA train bound for Atlanta's airport, and viciously attacked the passengers late Saturday.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers plunged into the frantic, final day of their legislative session on Thursday, with no word on whether they would strike a deal on a contentious immigration proposal before the midnight deadline.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Richmond County officials say an assistant band director has been arrested on charges he coerced a 15-year-old boy into engaging in sex acts.