WINDER, Ga. (AP) - A retired police dog has been found dead on the side of a northeast Georgia highway.
ATLANTA (AP) - Patients diagnosed with certain illnesses could take a form of medical marijuana under a plan that that the Georiga House of Representatives approved 171-4 Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) - A plan passed by the Georgia House of Representatives calls for civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to be commemorated with a statute at the state Capitol.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has voted to approve a bill restricting abortion coverage in plans available through the state health insurance exchange.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Savannah has a new top Irishman ready to lead its St. Patrick's Day parade in just two weeks.
ATLANTA (AP) - A group of religious leaders, human rights activists and others are planning to call for Georgia lawmakers to end capital punishment in the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - School officials say a metro Atlanta elementary school principal has been suspended after he was charged with traveling with intent to have sex with a child.
ATLANTA (AP) - High wire walker Nik Wallenda has a date in mind for crossing a nearly 1,000-foot-deep gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains, 45 years after his great-grandfather accomplished the feat.
RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) - A student at Riverdale High School in Clayton County brought a loaded handgun to school, but no students were injured.
CANTON, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia man is facing charges in a crash that killed his newlywed wife as they drove back from their wedding reception.
ATLANTA (AP) - Temperatures plunged to 27 degrees in Atlanta and as cold as 17 degrees in the north Georgia mountains as some of the coldest weather of the year settled over the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - Economists expect solid job growth in Georgia during the rest of 2014, with help from the housing market and the state's manufacturing and technology industries.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Forsyth County sheriff's officials say a man has been charged with child cruelty and reckless conduct in the death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill meant to help ex-offenders re-enter society and find jobs.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill to enable a type of medical marijuana to be used in Georgia under certain circumstances passed a key committee vote Wednesday, keeping it alive as a major legislative deadline looms.
ATLANTA -The contest to choose Georgia's new license plate is starting over after confusion about whether the motto "In God We Trust" would be on the winning design, state officials said Friday.
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.