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.
FORT STEWART - Attorneys for an Army Reserve soldier on trial for murder at Fort Stewart say he killed a superior because he was dehydrated and delirious from a crash diet after being ordered to lose weight.
MARIETTA - A woman who was arrested after her 4-year-old son was struck and killed by a van as they were jaywalking across a busy street was spared a prison sentence Tuesday following an outcry over her arrest.
ATLANTA - A longtime Georgia lawmaker known for his outspoken conservative views and frequent "no" votes on legislation was found dead at his home in Marietta on Tuesday, Cobb County police said.
ATLANTA - The state attorney general's office has put the Atlanta Public Schools board on a year's probation, saying the board has committed violations related to open meetings and public records laws.
Here's a roundup of events from the Associated Press for Tuesday: WEATHER There's a 40 percent chance of rain for today and the high should reach 92, according to the National Weather Service. ECONOMY WASHINGTON - Rival Democratic and Republican plans to raise the government's borrowing ability have thrust Congress into a standoff one week away from a potentially devastating debt crisis. President Barack Obama made a last ditch call for compromise, but House ...
WASHINGTON - The wealth gaps between whites and minorities have grown to their widest levels in a quarter-century. The recession and uneven recovery have erased decades of minority gains, leaving whites on average with 20 times the net worth of blacks and 18 times that of Hispanics, according to an analysis of new Census data.
NORCROSS - Gwinnett County police say they're investigating a fatal shooting at an apartment complex in the Norcross area.
MILTON, Ga. - A man whose son serves in the U.S. Marine Corps put a Marine flag in a window of his home in a Milton subdivision, but the homeowner's association objected to the display after they said people had complained about a "towel."
ATLANTA - Police are trying to determine if a collision on a southwest Atlanta street and some nearby gunshots that left one person dead are related.
ATLANTA - The number of Georgia schools meeting federal benchmarks plummeted this year as the bar for reaching those standards was raised, state data released Thursday show.
DULUTH, Ga.- Authorities say a black bear was struck and killed by a vehicle on busy Sugarloaf Parkway in Gwinnett County.They say the accident happened Thursday morning. The bear ended up in the median. Eastbound lanes of Sugarloaf Parkway were closed while authorities investigated.
JACKSON, Ga. - Georgia prison officials on Wednesday delayed the execution of a death row inmate who would have been the subject of the nation's first videotaped execution in nearly two decades.
JONESBORO - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy has been shot and killed in Clayton County, south of Atlanta.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed say a public-private toll road project will go out to bid, with the help of a federal low-interest loan of up to $270 million.
RINGGOLD, Ga. - The FBI says a 50-year-old Calhoun, Ga. man has been arrested in Ringgold. Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Lamkin says Randy Greenway was arrested on Friday by FBI agents and Northwest Georgia Safe Child Task Force officers after coming to the attention of undercover officers on the internet. Lamkin says Greenway is facing charges of attempted aggravated child molestation after having attempted to meet with a minor child for purposes of ...