ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation say an analysis shows the number of deaths they handled in 2013 involving drug overdoses was lower than in each of the previous five years.
ATLANTA (AP) - Visitors to the new College Football Hall of Fame will find 100-year-old artifacts have found a new home in the digital age.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Democrat Michelle Nunn is ramping up her attacks on Republican David Perdue as the race for Georgia's open Senate seat heats up.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say an owl that went missing from Zoo Atlanta has been found on the front porch of a home about a half-mile away.
FORT VALLEY, Ga. (AP) - State wildlife officials say they're offering a four-day workshop for bird hunters looking to improve their skills.
ATLANTA (AP) - Former Gov. Zell Miller, still a popular figure across much of this GOP-leaning state, has endorsed Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn over Republican David Perdue, explaining his decision in a Nunn campaign ad.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a 3-year-old boy is in stable condition after he was shot in an apparent accident in northwest Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has risen to 7.8 percent.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a motorist is accused of drunken driving in a wreck that killed a homeless man known as "Freeway Johnny," who greeted drivers for years near Atlanta's Downtown Connector.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Northwest Georgia authorities are trying to untangle the details of a violent rampage that left two people dead and three wounded Tuesday when a gunman shot multiple victims at one house, crashed a car into another house, shot the occupant, committed a carjacking, crashed the vehicle and killed himself with a gunshot to the head.
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Snellville man and woman face child cruelty charges after authorities say their two teenage sons were found living in hazardous conditions at the family home.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Supporters of Common Core are urging state leaders not to move away from the education standards.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A southwest Georgia school district plans to expand an abstinence program after officials say it increased the number of ninth-grade students pledging to wait until marriage to have sex.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia community organizations that work with homeless or at-risk veterans have received more than $5.7 million in federal grants.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say information on new state hunting regulations is now available online and in print.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Employee of an Athens church told police that someone stole $20,000 from church coffers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The head of the university system of Georgia says he is ordering a study of whether campuses should be consolidated to save money.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The director of an Alabama raptor center says Auburn University's beloved eagle mascot, Spirit, is doing fine after crashing into a stadium luxury box in front of thousands of fans.
WINDER (AP) - Authorities say a school bus driver is on administrative leave after a kindergartner's backpack became caught in the door of the bus.
ATLANTA - Uninsured patients who show up for non-emergency care at Grady Memorial Hospital will now have to pay in full before receiving services if they live outside the metro Atlanta counties of Fulton and DeKalb.
ATLANTA - A great-grandmother told Atlanta police she was robbed at gunpoint during broad daylight after attending Sunday church services.
FORT BRAGG (AP) - A Fort Bragg paratrooper from Georgia has been found dead in his room in Afghanistan.
ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta vegan couple whose malnourished 6-week-old son starved to death after they fed him a too-limited diet of soy milk and apple juice will have to serve their life sentences for murder, Georgia's top court ruled on Monday.
FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - The Fayette County school system is charging back tuition to parents caught sending their out-of-county children to its schools.
ATLANTA - Atlanta school officials are investigating a complaint that a school bus driver ordered several students to get out and walk.
MONROE - Monroe-based nonprofit Angel Food Ministries says it's suspending food distribution for the month of September.
In their investigation of the 9/11 attacks, the 9/11 Commission gathered audio from the civil and military officials who responded to the hijackings.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta City Council has voted to let Atlanta voters decide in November whether they want alcoholic beverages sold at retail stores on Sundays.
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.