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 (AP) - There's no doubt it's going to be hot in Georgia for the rest of the week. The question is whether the heat will be record-breaking.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia University has fallen out of the top five on the Princeton Review's annual party school list.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities who charged a Georgia man with killing his wife are now looking into the death of his first wife in 1990.
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - The parents of a 2-year-old who died in a hot van outside a Jonesboro day care center have welcomed a judge's order for a teenager to create a memorial to the toddler.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Attorney General's Office has published a list of identification documents that may be used to get benefits and services from state and local agencies.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders announced a historic agreement Sunday night on emergency legislation to avert the nation's first-ever financial default. The dramatic resolution lifted a cloud that had threatened the still-fragile economic recovery at home - and it instantly powered a rise in financial markets overseas.
ATLANTA (AP) - The arrival of August is not bringing cooler weather to Georgia. The forecast calls for high temperatures in the mid-90s through the week in metro Atlanta. Even hotter weather is expected elsewhere in the state, with temperatures ranging up to about 100 degrees. Even in the mountain region, highs are forecast to reach the low 90s. There's a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms all week. The air quality index for ...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Hall County's district attorney has cleared two sheriff's deputies of wrongdoing in a fatal shooting.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - The Henry County Fire Department says a school bus caught fire while picking up students on the morning of the first day of school.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis says the district is starting the school year with $10 million cuts.
ATLANTA - For the first time in the history of redistricting in Georgia, Republicans are in charge of deciding how the lines will be drawn and are expected to take advantage of their new-found power.
AUBURN - Barrow County authorities have found a woman's body in an Auburn well and charged a man with her killing.
BUSINESS CHRONICLE NAMES 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL ATLANTANS ATLANTA (Atlanta Business Chronicle) - The Chronicle released its annual list of Atlanta's 100 most influential people, as selected by the paper's editors. Newcomers to the list include Stockbridge resident Herman Cain, "who is shaking up the 2012 presidential campaign," and Mark Elgart of AdvancED, "which is ensuring metro Atlanta's schools make the grade." Others include Gov. Nathan Deal, Paul Bowers of Georgia Power and Tom Fanning of ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss is predicting a long weekend for Congress as the debt debate deadlock hangs over Washington.
MARIETTA - Authorities say a woman who has been living at a homeless shelter is accused of having a stolen license plate on her BMW car.