ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta educators accused of crimes in connection with the school system's cheating scandal earned bonuses that totaled as little as $750 and averaged $2,600.
ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo behind one of the decade's most memorable songs, "Jump," has died at an Atlanta hospital of an apparent drug overdose, authorities said. He was 34.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A gunshot intended for a rattlesnake led authorities to briefly lock down an elementary school in northeast Georgia.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - A drifter previously convicted of killing and beheading hikers in Florida and Georgia was sentenced Thursday to four additional life sentences in federal prison for kidnapping and murdering a North Carolina couple in a national forest.
BOSTON - The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to a federal medical detention center in central Massachusetts.
CANTON, Ga. (AP) - The former treasurer of a metro Atlanta elementary school's PTA is accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the organization and more than $5,800 from another school's booster club.
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. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/nFe3xu) that this year's freshmen at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, Georgia Tech and Georgia College & State University broke records for SAT scores and GPAs. But the colleges aren't admitting scores of new students, though, making admission to the campuses increasingly competitive. That means other colleges, like Georgia Southern University and Kennesaw State University ...
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.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Public Schools officials turned over volumes of records to the Fulton County grand jury Friday in response to a subpoena that's part of a criminal investigation into test tampering.
LEESBURG, Ga. (AP) - The former head of a southwest Georgia substance abuse rehabilitation facility has been charged with stealing more than $26,000.
ARCADE, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia State Patrol has again cleared Arcade's police department of an accusation that the city runs a speed trap along U.S. Highway 129.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Investigators have revealed at a court hearing what led them to charge a law school graduate with the killing and dismemberment of his classmate.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Hurricane Irene is churning up rough seas and dangerous riptides on Georgia's beaches as the storm passes the coast 240 miles offshore.
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signaled that he's backing off efforts to move a transportation tax vote until next year's general election.