ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has risen to 6.2 percent.
ATLANTA (AP) - Bridget Anderson had been planning to go to her boyfriend's place Monday evening to cook together and celebrate their three-year anniversary. Instead, she got a call that he had been shot dead by police.
ATLANTA (AP) - Supreme and Appeals Court judges would receive a $12,000 raise under a bill headed to the Georgia state Senate.
ATLANTA (AP) - A police chief in suburban Atlanta resigned Wednesday before a grand jury decides whether to charge him with a misdemeanor crime for accidentally shooting his sleeping wife after drinking alcohol and taking sleep medication, officials said.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state Senate has passed a resolution demanding that the New York-based College Board redo its most recent revision of the Advancement Placement U.S. History exam.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - People visiting Charleston should make sure they feed the parking meter.
LITHONA, Ga. (AP) - Police say Grammy-nominated R&B singer Angie Stone is accused of knocking out several of her daughter's teeth with a metal stand and has been charged with aggravated assault.
ATLANTA (AP) - A cancer hospital company dropped a longshot bid Tuesday to win permission from lawmakers to expand its patient base in the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill letting parents use state dollars toward private school tuition or other education expenses could receive a House floor vote as soon as Wednesday after a last-minute jumpstart from a key tax policy committee.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed backup quarterback T.J. Yates.
ATLANTA (AP) - President Barack Obama is paying a visit to Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate's version of a medicinal marijuana bill, much weaker than the House bill, could come up this week in the General Assembly, setting the stage for a showdown.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House hopes that legalizing fireworks will spark part of the state's economy.
ATLANTA (AP) - Students with legal refugee status could be eligible for special needs scholarships under a bill approved by the Georgia House.
ATLANTA (AP) - Part of downtown Atlanta has been transformed into a movie set designed to look like New York City as it appeared more than three decades ago.
COCHRAN, Ga. (AP) - A teenager has been apprehended and charged with murder in the case of a MiddleGeorgia State College student missing for more than two weeks, authorities said.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - A man accused of raping at least five women inside a vacant apartment outside Atlanta is facing several charges.
PHOENIX (AP) - The jury has rendered its verdict - Jodi Arias is guilty of first-degree murder - but the trial is far from finished.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A Cobb County businessman who operates a restaurant on the Marietta Square in suburban Atlanta has been arrested for charges linked to bomb threats at courthouses Tuesday.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A former Wilcox County sheriff, his son and several other people were sentenced to prison Wednesday for beating jail inmates - one of whom had to have his jaw wired shut because of his injuries - and conspiring to cover up the assault.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A 78-year-old man who had been reported missing was found dead inside his truck outside Atlanta, and his grandson and the suspect's girlfriend now face charges in connection with his killing, police said.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the FBI wants to speak with individuals seen in at least one video from the Boston Marathon but says she isn't calling them suspects.
WASHINGTON (AP) - One day after the demise of gun control legislation, Senate supporters of the measure vowed to try again, while a leading opponent accused President Barack Obama of taking the "low road" when he harshly criticized lawmakers who voted against key provisions.