ATLANTA (AP) - The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has decided that an upcoming trial in Atlanta's school cheating case will go on as scheduled in August without former school superintendent Beverly Hall, who is battling cancer.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Animal control officers say a 10-week-old kitten that was thrown over the railing of a bridge and into the Intracoastal Waterway survived and is recovering at an animal shelter, and police seeking the person who tossed him.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say results of a toxicology report on a Georgia toddler who died in a hot car have come back with negative results, but officials won't specify which substances they tested for.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - The mayor of Tybee Island says more than 800 people who signed a petition calling for a nude friendly section of beach will need to keep their clothes on as long as he's in office.
ATLANTA (AP) - A clemency hearing is set for Wednesday for a Georgia death row inmate convicted of murder in the slaying of a store clerk who was scheduled to testify against his son.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Natchez will host the red carpet Mississippi premiere of "Get On Up" later this month with the director and headline star in attendance.
ATLANTA (AP) - The husband of a "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children.
ATLANTA (AP) - Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at a research center made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox forgotten in a cardboard box.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded contracts to get $85 million worth of road improvements under way across the state.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in middle Georgia say a Florida motorist arrested on drug charges managed to steal a deputy's patrol car and drive several miles after he had been placed in handcuffs.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - Police are trying to figure out why three men walked into a CVS pharmacy in Atlanta's northern suburbs and stole $2,000 in soap and other personal care items.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a 19-year-old man riding a skateboard has been struck and killed by a car south of Atlanta.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - A metro Atlanta police officer has been charged with crimes and placed on unpaid leave after a woman accused him of spitting on her and calling her a racial slur during an apparent road rage confrontation.
ATLANTA (AP) - A man jumped into an out-of-control Jeep as it drifted across lanes of traffic on a bustling parkway and steered the vehicle safely into a guardrail after its driver suffered a seizure, authorities said.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Police Department says the city is preparing for big crowds on the Labor Day weekend, with several major events scheduled.
FAIRBURN, Ga. (AP) - Police say a woman whose body was found in the rubble of a Fairburn home that exploded was strangled to death.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Poultry industry experts say operators are being squeezed by the rising costs of feed and fuel and a decline in demand.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Valdosta Mayor John Fretti has resigned his post, effective Friday.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Macon Mayor Robert Reichert says he and the city's police department will redouble their efforts to curb violence after one 16-year-old died and four other young people were wounded in two separate incidents over the past week.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mayor Kasim Reed will open Atlanta's first public electric vehicle charging station at Atlantic Station.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say thieves have smashed a vehicle through the front of an Atlanta beauty supply store and stole shelves of expensive hair weaves.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Fire officials say an abnormally dry August has led to a rash of brush fires in metro Atlanta and north Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials say the HOV lane on a stretch of Interstate 85 in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties will start charging tolls in about a month.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a dancer involved in a fracas at an Athens nightspot has been banned from the establishment for two years after a brawl involving a half-dozen dancers that resulted in contusions and broken noses.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Gwinnett public schools are considering mounting cameras on school buses to catch motorists who drive around busses when they load or unload children.
ATLANTA (AP) - A year after most Georgia insurers increased homeowners premiums by 9 to 23 percent, a new wave of increase requests is pending.
ATLANTA (AP) - It's getting tougher to get into Georgia's top public colleges.
It was supposed to be a simple vote amid the work of redistricting: change the date of when voters would consider a proposed transportation tax from the July primary to November general election.