ATLANTA (AP) - A metro Atlanta sheriff who shot and critically injured a woman says that the victim is a dear friend and that he's been focused on her family since the shooting.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill streamlining Georgia's child welfare system has been signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation aimed at cracking down on the sexual exploitation of children.
MONROE, Ga. (AP) - A Monroe man won't receive jail time for sending nude pictures to an underage girl, but will see probation.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have signed fullback Collin Mooney, who started four games for the Tennessee Titans in 2013.
COCHRAN, Ga. (AP) - Leaders of a central Georgia city say they'll remove a Christian flag flying over city hall.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a new $900 million transportation bill into law, including changes to the state's gas taxes and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An Atlanta-area sheriff who was acquitted three years ago in a major public corruption case is now accused of shooting a woman in a subdivision near the suburb of Lawrenceville.
ATLANTA (AP) - A former Emory University employee has pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges after she was accused of embezzling more than $317,000 in student fees and tuition over a two-year period.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police officers in Atlanta fatally shot a woman who first fired at them while sitting in the back of a patrol car Thursday, authorities said.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons may try to address a glaring need at running back in the second and third rounds of the NFL draft.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal signed two bills into law Thursday that remove barriers to dual enrollment participation both for students with dim hopes or plans of attending college and also for high school youngsters who want to earn college credits before being handed their diplomas.
ATLANTA (AP) - A woman is facing three charges after being hit by a freight train in southwest Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge sharply reduced the sentences Thursday for three former Atlanta public school educators who received the harshest prison terms in the city's standardized test cheating trial.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal says he's working to see if there's something the state could do to help families who say a form of medical marijuana would ease their children's debilitating conditions.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials from the Georgia Wildlife Federation say hunters have donated more than 12,000 pounds of deer meat for needy families.
MADISON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say charges will likely be upgraded against a man accused in the death of an infant in Morgan County.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge says Georgia's agriculture commissioner overstepped his authority when he changed rules so he could determine when Vidalia onions can be harvested and shipped.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.
ATLANTA (AP) - In the span of a year, Wanda Drury saw the bill for flood insurance on her home overlooking the coastal marshes of Glynn County increase an astounding tenfold from $674 a year to more than $6,700.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Leaders of three community groups say they're joining forces to address issues and increase voter registration in minority communities ahead of the Georgia primary elections in May.
ATLANTA (AP) - People with a license to carry a weapon could bring their guns into some houses of worship under legislation adopted by Georgia lawmakers.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill allowing sick patients to legally take a marijuana derivative to ease their symptoms failed Thursday in the final hours of Georgia's legislative session, stalling amid a dispute between House and Senate lawmakers.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A University of Georgia professor is accused of asking a student to buy prescription drugs for him while the student vacationed in Mexico during spring break.
ATLANTA (AP) - A plan to create a medical marijuana program in Georgia has hit a political roadblock.
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - A coastal Georgia conservation and development authority is considering bringing in sharpshooters to address an overpopulation of white tailed deer.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The mayor of Athens-Clarke County, who's seeking re-election this year, says possession and use of small amounts of marijuana should be legal.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers still have some tough issues to tackle on the final day of the 2014 legislative session.