ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - More than 1,000 students at the University of Georgia have signed a petition against a decision to schedule its homecoming football game on Yom Kippur.
ARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police officers in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta now have kits with disposable medical containment jumpsuits and masks.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police say a naked man who was acting erratically at an Atlanta airport gate was shocked with a Taser and will likely face criminal charges.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has denied a Georgia death row inmate's latest challenge to a state requirement that defendants must prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt in order to be spared from execution.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A committee of state lawmakers tasked with studying effects of marijuana extracts on certain illnesses is scheduled to meet with law enforcement officials, health professionals and others.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train at a downtown station.
GROVETOWN, Ga. (AP) - Animal services workers in east Georgia are investigating how a group of eight horses escaped a pasture before trotting alongside Interstate 20.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Behind a nondescript storefront just outside Atlanta, Delores Washington makes telephone call after call in this Democratic stronghold using a list of potential voters handed to her by a young party staffer.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mitt Romney will be heading to Georgia on Wednesday, raising money for Senate candidate David Perdue as the former Dollar General CEO looks to hold a key seat for Republicans this year.
TLANTA (AP) - A rule smoking ban at all University System of Georgia campuses is scheduled to go into effect this week.
DANIELSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Officials at a public high school in east Georgia are considering whether to remove or modify a monument that quotes the Bible.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Wal-Mart says actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a vehicle struck from behind by a company truck on a New Jersey highway in June weren't wearing seatbelts.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state ethics commission has dismissed a complaint accusing Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter of violating state law by sending fundraiser invitations during the legislative session.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Ports Authority's top executive says a cost-sharing agreement needed to start work on a $706 million deepening of the waterway to the Port of Savannah should be finished within two weeks.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's highway department is spending thousands of dollars in taxpayer money for rush-hour radio ads that brag about the department but provide little practical information to the public.
UPDATE: Investigators identified the victim who was struck and killed by a train Wednesday night as 54-year-old Bryant Bennett Johnson.
ATLANTA (AP) - Safety advocates are continuing to push for a lower legal limit for boaters who consume alcohol on Georgia's lakes and rivers.
CHICAGO (AP) - Twenty-five Illinois couples were prepared for a long legal fight when they joined lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. Turns out they won't get one - at least not from the attorneys who would normally be responsible for defending the state's laws.
LAWRENCEVILLE (AP) - A former church youth leader has been sentenced to life in prison after prosecutors say he posed as a girl on MySpace to find boys to molest.
SAPELO ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife agents intercepted 156 sea turtle eggs they suspect were stolen from a nest on Sapelo Island, authorities said.
Still dealing with weak loan demand and a rough economic recovery, some Georgia community banks that weathered the crisis are getting bolder in their search for new business.
A day after electing their first African-American president, Southern Baptists are considering a resolution opposing the idea that gay rights are civil rights.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's city council has approved a plan that's expected to boost the city's police force to 2,000 -- the largest in the city's history.
Developers with the 4A company, which owns 300-plus acres of Conyers land south of Interstate 20, launched three days of design brainstorming for the plot, which would be anchored by the "shining jewel" of Metro Atlanta YMCA facilities.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's highest court has reversed a lower court ruling in the death of a Georgia woman whose partially-eaten body was found in a subdivision lagoon frequented by an alligator.
LAWRENCEVILLE (AP) - Authorities say the father of a 4-year-old child who accidentally shot herself didn't think the injuries were severe enough to seek medical help.
ATLANTA (AP) - A state health official says Georgia's massive Medicaid program is facing a shortfall of more than $300 million in the coming fiscal year.
CEDARTOWN, Ga. (AP) - Police in Cedartown ordered extra patrols amid fears the Ku Klux Klan would march through the west Georgia city after a recent slaying.
ATLANTA (AP) - For the fourth year in a row, Georgia students are performing better on state standardized tests.