ATLANTA (AP) - A clemency hearing is set for Wednesday for a Georgia death row inmate convicted of murder in the slaying of a store clerk who was scheduled to testify against his son.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Natchez will host the red carpet Mississippi premiere of "Get On Up" later this month with the director and headline star in attendance.
ATLANTA (AP) - The husband of a "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children.
ATLANTA (AP) - Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at a research center made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox forgotten in a cardboard box.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded contracts to get $85 million worth of road improvements under way across the state.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in middle Georgia say a Florida motorist arrested on drug charges managed to steal a deputy's patrol car and drive several miles after he had been placed in handcuffs.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - Police are trying to figure out why three men walked into a CVS pharmacy in Atlanta's northern suburbs and stole $2,000 in soap and other personal care items.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a 19-year-old man riding a skateboard has been struck and killed by a car south of Atlanta.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - A metro Atlanta police officer has been charged with crimes and placed on unpaid leave after a woman accused him of spitting on her and calling her a racial slur during an apparent road rage confrontation.
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.
RINGGOLD, Ga. - The FBI says a 50-year-old Calhoun, Ga. man has been arrested in Ringgold.
ATLANTA - A security guard in a shirt and tie opened fire on three women Friday in a parking deck in a bustling Atlanta business district, killing one and wounding two, police said.
MIDWAY - Police have shut down a lemonade stand run by three girls trying to save up for a trip to a water park, saying they didn't have a business license or the required permits.
ATLANTA -The contest to choose Georgia's new license plate is starting over after confusion about whether the motto "In God We Trust" would be on the winning design, state officials said Friday.
ATLANTA - Authorities say a 59-year-old former leader of a Ku Klux Klan chapter was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for seeking to have sex with two teenage girls.
ATLANTA - The NCAA put Georgia Tech on four years of probation, fined the school $100,000 and stripped its ACC title game win from the 2009 football season on Thursday for violations that also included problems in the men's basketball program.
ATLANTA - Georgia's economy showed fresh signs of life on Wednesday as tax collections for the fiscal year that ended June 30 beat budget projections, allowing the state to begin to restock its rainy day fund.
SANDY SPRINGS - A suburban Atlanta man dropped his kids off at his sister's house and then asked his estranged wife to come to his condo, where he shot her dead and then killed himself, police said Wednesday.
ATLANTA - A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of four Georgia inmates who claim prison guards beat them while they were handcuffed.
ATLANTA - One of the nation's toughest crackdowns on human trafficking has taken effect in Georgia, striking a delicate balance between tougher penalties for criminals and more treatment for victims that advocates said could be a model for other states seeking to fight the sex trade.
ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia is weighing whether to demolish three historic buildings this week, including one structure built during the Great Depression.
Three people were injured, two critically, in a shooting Sunday night at the Country Walk portion of the Fieldstone subdivision in Rockdale County.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the White House will not release a photo of Osama bin Laden's body.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill paving the way for communities to approve Sunday alcohol sales at stores.