ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a suspicious package has prompted a freeway closure near downtown Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has agreed to a five-year deal to become the Atlanta Falcons coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said on Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say a mix of rain and snow is possible at higher elevations of the north Georgia mountains.
LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a man being sought after five people were found slain inside a west Georgia home is now considered a murder suspect.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Police say a metro Atlanta man was fatally shot as he tried to rob a bulldog breeder he had contacted through the website Craigslist.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain pecan products for potential health risk. The products were distributed only in the State of Georgia, directly to consumers at the retail level from the Stone Mountain Pecan Company, located in Monroe.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Governor's Office of Highway Safety says authorities will be on the lookout for suspected drunk drivers on Super Bowl Sunday.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Police say a metro Atlanta man was fatally shot after meeting with two people who advertised a pit bull for sale online.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - After their wedding last fall, Cheryl and Jay Malone opened what they assumed was a box of cards, well-wishes from guests.
ATLANTA (AP) - Federal labor officials have awarded more than $300,000 to fund re-employment programs and eligibility assessments for the unemployed in Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - The interim director of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has ordered mandatory overtime to address backlogged child protective services investigations.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - One of the biggest producers of Vidalia onions has agreed to pay nearly $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a group of farmworkers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and governor qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with the hope that their message of small government and fiscal restraint will resonate with Georgia voters.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say 71 people were arrested and 11 juveniles were rescued from prostitution in Georgia as part of a national undercover child sex trafficking sting.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new museum highlighting historic and modern struggles for equality is scheduled to open to the public.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - A Southern cleric has been picked as the new archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America.
At least 52 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are taking antibiotics as a precaution because of a lab safety problem that may have accidentally exposed them to anthrax.
ATLANTA (AP) - Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, will posthumously receive a Congressional Gold Medal this month, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Congressman Hank Johnson announced Thursday more than $16 million in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants to provide permanent and transitional housing to homeless persons and their families in Georgia's Fourth Congressional District.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some of its staff in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria because of a safety problem at one of its labs.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say a man whose 22-month-old son died after being left in a hot SUV for hours has been charged with felony murder.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a toddler has died after being left in an SUV all day.
LAFAYETTE, Ga. (AP) - A sheriff's department in northwest Georgia is mourning the loss of a canine officer who was fatally shot after about three months on the job.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 7.2 percent in May -- up from 6.9 percent in April.