JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say a pygmy sperm whale that was stranded on Jekyll Island last month had a digestive tract that was blocked by two pieces of plastic sheeting.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A Columbus hospital is joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown in 2017. Atlanta's mayor said the city wasn't willing match an offer from suburban Cobb County worth $450 million in taxpayer funding.
PEACHTREE CITY (AP) - A Newnan man is being held at the Fayette County jail on bonds totaling more than $23,000 after police charged him with having a portable methamphetamine lab in his backpack at a Peachtree City Walmart.
DOUGLASVILLE - Douglas County District Attorney David McDade says he plans to seek the death penalty against two of the four men suspected in the beating death of 18-year-old Bobby Tillman at a party last November.
Atlanta - Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Lamkin, in conjunction with Police Chief Charles F. Simons from the Valdosta Police Department, provides the following information concerning the August 2 armed robbery of the Certus Bank, located at 460 Norman Drive, Valdosta, Georgia:
SAVANNAH (AP) - Police say a Savannah businessman is charged with firing gunshots from his Audi convertible into the sport-utility vehicle of a vacationing family traveling on Interstate 95.
ATLANTA - Atlanta police say 17-month-old twin sisters are recovering from mild dehydration after they were locked in their mother's car for over an hour.
ATLANTA - Georgia has been awarded $1 million by Complete College America to help more students in the state finish their degree.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A classmate of a recent Mercer University law school graduate has been charged with killing her.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two Georgia high school football players have died, one of them after he collapsed while leaving the field after practice.
ATLANTA (AP) - There's no doubt it's going to be hot in Georgia for the rest of the week. The question is whether the heat will be record-breaking.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia University has fallen out of the top five on the Princeton Review's annual party school list.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities who charged a Georgia man with killing his wife are now looking into the death of his first wife in 1990.
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - The parents of a 2-year-old who died in a hot van outside a Jonesboro day care center have welcomed a judge's order for a teenager to create a memorial to the toddler.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Attorney General's Office has published a list of identification documents that may be used to get benefits and services from state and local agencies.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders announced a historic agreement Sunday night on emergency legislation to avert the nation's first-ever financial default. The dramatic resolution lifted a cloud that had threatened the still-fragile economic recovery at home - and it instantly powered a rise in financial markets overseas.
ATLANTA (AP) - The arrival of August is not bringing cooler weather to Georgia. The forecast calls for high temperatures in the mid-90s through the week in metro Atlanta. Even hotter weather is expected elsewhere in the state, with temperatures ranging up to about 100 degrees. Even in the mountain region, highs are forecast to reach the low 90s. There's a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms all week. The air quality index for ...