WASHINGTON (AP) - Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter recently walked up to the pulpit of the Atlanta church where her father preached and, in a painful public display, dissociated herself from her brothers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state is scaling back its emergency operations as conditions improve following a winter storm that dumped snow and ice on the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - Nearly a million homes and businesses in Georgia lost power after a storm blanketed the region with snow and ice, but most had power restored by Friday morning.
ATLANTA (AP) - A sheriff in northeastern Georgia said he was canceling Valentine's Day because of the bad weather, telling men they were off the hook for the romantic gifts their partners may be expecting.
MILLEN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a 5-year-old east Georgia girl has died after a candle sparked a fire in her home, which had lost power after this week's ice storm.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities are urging Georgia drivers to be cautious on streets and highways, as melting snow and ice forms treacherous conditions in some spots.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia utility companies report that about 382,000 customers in the state were without power Thursday morning, as the total number of customers who lost power since the storm began approached 700,000.
ATLANTA (AP) - Fire officials say the poor condition of a historic building in midtown Atlanta contributed to its partial collapse during an ice storm.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia utility companies report that nearly 200,000 customers were without power as ice coated trees and branches are bringing power lines down across the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - Here's a look by the numbers at how some agencies are responding to a storm that is supposed to bring snow, "catastrophic" ice and widespread power outages to Georgia, including the Atlanta metro area.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's state climatologist Bill Murphey recalls the snapping of trees under the weight of ice during an epic storm in January 1973. It left an estimated 200,000 people without electricity for several days.
ATLANTA (AP) - State lawmakers in Georgia are planning to end their legislative year on March 20.
ATLANTA (AP) - In a dire warning Tuesday, forecasters said a "catastrophic" winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the South, causing widespread power outages that could leave people in the dark for days.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Savannah Airport Commission has voted unanimously to approve an airline lease and operating agreement with JetBlue Airways Corp.
CALHOUN, Ga. (AP) - State transportation officials say that some lanes of Interstate 75 between Chattanooga, Tenn., and Atlanta's northwest suburbs were becoming impassable as snow spreads across north Georgia.
ATLANTA - Georgia legislators have given final passage to an $18.3 billion fiscal year 2012 budget that pours additional state dollars into tax investigators, Medicaid and domestic violence shelters.
The House gave its final approval to the spending plan by a 143-32 vote Tuesday afternoon. The state Senate approved the blueprint 48-6 later Tuesday.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - Three girls selling lemonade to raise money for a hospitalized toddler were robbed of about $150 at their stand in central Georgia, authorities said.
A man and woman approached the girls Saturday afternoon and asked them about their lemonade stand, Houston County sheriff's Lt. Jon Holland said.
ATLANTA - A bill designed to crack down on illegal immigration in Georgia that the Senate approved Monday includes some provisions similar to those in a tough law enacted last year in Arizona.
After nearly three hours of debate and several floor amendments, the Senate voted 39-17 to pass the bill originally authored by Rep. Matt Ramsey, R-Peachtree City, in the House.
SMYRNA, Ga. - A Smyrna police officer has been fired following his arrest on marijuana and gun charges.
A taskforce run by the Cobb County Sheriff's Office arrested Curtis Clyde Cook on Thursday and charged him with possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm.
ATLANTA - A Cobb County ear, nose and throat doctor has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography.
AUGUSTA - They talk about cars and boats when they're out on the course, not golf. They exchange fist bumps as well as handshakes. Their idea of Masters history is 1997.
ATLANTA - Rapper Gucci Mane was arrested Friday, accused of shoving a woman out of his Hummer in January as he was driving down a suburban Atlanta road, authorities said.
ATLANTA - An interesting First Amendment battle is being waged in the federal appeals court in Atlanta by an ex-Georgia sheriff who claims a barrage of leaflets that falsely painted one of his critics as an ex-con was politically protected free speech.
The argument by former Forsyth County Sheriff Dennis Lee Hendrix came before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday after he challenged an April 2007 jury verdict that awarded one of the critics, Danny Bennett, a $3.6 million judgment on libel claims.
NORCROSS - Police in Gwinnett County say an officer shot a man who pulled a gun.
Cpl. Jake Smith of the Gwinnett County Police Department says the shooting occurred Wednesday night outside an apartment complex.
AUGUSTA - Two old champions with 10 green jackets between them strolled up to the first tee to get the Masters going, then stepped aside to let the real contenders take their place in the Georgia sun.
Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer struck ceremonial tee shots shortly after sunrise today at Augusta National, the traditional start to the year's first major. With the overnight chill still lingering, the 81-year-old Palmer hit a little fade that stayed in the fairway. The 71-year-old Nicklaus went next, ripping one right down the middle about 30 yards past his longtime rival.
ATLANTA - Authorities say a MARTA bus collided head-on today with another vehicle, injuring 13 people including a 3-year-old girl.
MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that it appears there were no life-threatening injuries.
FAIRBURN, Ga. - A 55-year-old Georgia woman's decision to clean out her purse paid off in a big way when she found an old lottery ticket worth $189,302.
Rhonda Williams, says she found the winning Fantasy 5 ticket in the bottom of her purse after cleaning it out over the weekend.
ATLANTA - A man police say grabbed paper towels from a maintenance cart at a rail station in Atlanta and used them to blow his nose wound up in jail.
A police report says a man identified as Alfred Murphy grabbed the towels at a MARTA station Monday afternoon, and a transit system police officer told him he couldn't do that.
DECATUR, Ga. - Authorities say a 4-year-old child strapped into a car seat was wounded by a bullet in a case of road rage in metro Atlanta.
WSB-TV reports that the shooting happened around 4:20 p.m. Tuesday near Redan and Martin roads in DeKalb County.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Authorities say two Mormon missionaries were robbed at gunpoint while they were discussing baptism with a man in Augusta.