AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A self-styled street preacher was sentenced to death Thursday in the killings of three down-and-out men lured by bogus job offers posted on Craigslist.
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.
ATLANTA - Federal bank regulators have sued 17 former directors and officers of Silverton Bank, accusing them of gross negligence and corporate waste.
LAWRENCEVILLE (AP) - Authorities at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center outside Atlanta say they've ended efforts to find a research monkey missing since June.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Georgia man is set to plead guilty later this week to his role in a kickbacks scheme that prosecutors say cost the Navy $7 to $20 million.
UPDATE: Authorities say normal operations have resumed at the Fulton County Courthouse. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan said people have returned to the downtown Atlanta complex after authorities searched the area Monday morning. Flanagan said someone had called in a bomb threat. The building was briefly evacuated and several streets surrounding the courthouse, including Peachtree, Martin Luther King and Forsyth, were blocked off while authorities investigate. ________________________________________________________________________________________ ATLANTA - Fulton County sheriff's office spokeswoman Tracy ...
CEDARTOWN (AP) - Polk County firefighters say two people are dead after an explosion and fire south of Cedartown.
ATLANTA - At least 51 Atlanta police officers were found to lack the authority to make arrests because they hadn't met state requirements for training, department officials said.
AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) - Officials at Six Flags Over Georgia say they're searching for actors, as well as performers such as sword swallowers and fire eaters, to perform during the amusement park's upcoming Fright Fest in October.
EAST DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - Video from a police cruiser in this rural Georgia town shows just how quickly a traffic stop can turn deadly.
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.