ATLANTA (AP) - Newly released court records show police want to learn about the health of a toddler in the months before he died of heat exposure in his father's car near Atlanta.
The new gun law went into effect July 1, with the beginning of the fiscal year marking the start of many bills passed by Gov. Nathan Deal during the most recent legislative session.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Three people, including the director, have been indicted on criminal charges stemming from a fatal crash in which a freight train plowed into the crew working on a movie about rocker Gregg Allman in southeast Georgia.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A suburban Atlanta man charged with murder in his 22-month-old son's death in a hot SUV is due in court to discuss his bond.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Police say a misunderstanding between two men carrying guns led to tense moments in a south Georgia convenience store.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new state program is aimed at giving incentives to early childhood educators for furthering their education.
Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to churn up hazardous rip currents along Georgia beaches even if it remains at sea while passing the state's coastline.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia officials say they will delay enforcement of a new law that allows drug testing of welfare recipients.
ATLANTA (AP) - Representatives for the film and television industry say they regularly struggle to find crew members in Georgia and have to fly staff in from other states.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials from the Georgia Department of Human Services say the state has launched a plan meant to improve services for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Federal authorities say they are looking into four retaliation cases in Georgia, in which whistleblowers within the Department of Veterans Affairs say they've been punished for reporting concerns in VA facilities.
MIAMI (AP) - A tropical depression that formed off the coast of Florida is expected to strengthen and soon become the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.
ATLANTA (AP) - Married same-sex couples will get tax benefits equal to heterosexual couples through a retirement plan offered by the University System of Georgia.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A government official in coastal Georgia is proposing to rename a county courthouse after a former state lawmaker, the late J. Tom Coleman Jr.
FORT STEWART - Attorneys for an Army Reserve soldier on trial for murder at Fort Stewart say he killed a superior because he was dehydrated and delirious from a crash diet after being ordered to lose weight.
MARIETTA - A woman who was arrested after her 4-year-old son was struck and killed by a van as they were jaywalking across a busy street was spared a prison sentence Tuesday following an outcry over her arrest.
ATLANTA - A longtime Georgia lawmaker known for his outspoken conservative views and frequent "no" votes on legislation was found dead at his home in Marietta on Tuesday, Cobb County police said.
ATLANTA - The state attorney general's office has put the Atlanta Public Schools board on a year's probation, saying the board has committed violations related to open meetings and public records laws.
Here's a roundup of events from the Associated Press for Tuesday:
WASHINGTON - The wealth gaps between whites and minorities have grown to their widest levels in a quarter-century. The recession and uneven recovery have erased decades of minority gains, leaving whites on average with 20 times the net worth of blacks and 18 times that of Hispanics, according to an analysis of new Census data.
NORCROSS - Gwinnett County police say they're investigating a fatal shooting at an apartment complex in the Norcross area.
MILTON, Ga. - A man whose son serves in the U.S. Marine Corps put a Marine flag in a window of his home in a Milton subdivision, but the homeowner's association objected to the display after they said people had complained about a "towel."
ATLANTA - Police are trying to determine if a collision on a southwest Atlanta street and some nearby gunshots that left one person dead are related.
ATLANTA - The number of Georgia schools meeting federal benchmarks plummeted this year as the bar for reaching those standards was raised, state data released Thursday show.
DULUTH, Ga.- Authorities say a black bear was struck and killed by a vehicle on busy Sugarloaf Parkway in Gwinnett County.They say the accident happened Thursday morning. The bear ended up in the median. Eastbound lanes of Sugarloaf Parkway were closed while authorities investigated.
JACKSON, Ga. - Georgia prison officials on Wednesday delayed the execution of a death row inmate who would have been the subject of the nation's first videotaped execution in nearly two decades.
JONESBORO - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy has been shot and killed in Clayton County, south of Atlanta.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed say a public-private toll road project will go out to bid, with the help of a federal low-interest loan of up to $270 million.
RINGGOLD, Ga. - The FBI says a 50-year-old Calhoun, Ga. man has been arrested in Ringgold.