FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - New coach Dan Quinn says the Atlanta Falcons made the right decision to cut ties immediately with Prince Shembo after the linebacker was arrested last week for killing a dog.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Richt hopes there is room for "discretion" in the SEC's new rule which blocks schools from accepting transfers who have had "serious misconduct" problems.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police in one metro Atlanta county are doling out citations to drivers who are slowing down traffic in the fast lane.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A robber got away with more than money in Georgia: Officials say he demanded his victim's pants.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the primary mortgage.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia social service officials say employees should be getting their checks deposited soon after a glitch delayed processing.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new position at the Georgia Department of Education will focus on fine arts, including music, dance, theatre and visual arts.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama federal judge who was arrested on a spousal abuse charge last year has resigned from the bench.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) - A police officer fatally shot a man who began to draw a gun during a confrontation in the west Georgia city of Carrollton, authorities said Friday.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An Anheuser Busch plant in northwest Georgia has started canning water instead of beer to help flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma.
AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) - An Atlanta-area woman is facing a misdemeanor charge for allegedly letting her son hit another child on the school bus.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Investigators recovered multiple guns as well as a fake training gun from the empty model home where police said a Georgia sheriff shot and critically wounded a woman, according to law enforcement documents.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt worked on going the other way and that hitting approach has been playing big dividends.
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a Stockbridge family of eight is undergoing rabies treatments after interacting with an infected cat.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A Georgia man who traveled from New York to New Jersey for what he thought would be a sexual encounter with a young girl and her minor baby sitter is now headed to prison.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new system of adjustable speed limits is in place on the northern end of the freeway that encircles Atlanta.
NEW YORK (AP) - Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say swastikas have been found painted on a historically Jewish fraternity house at Emory University in metro Atlanta.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - More than 1,000 students at the University of Georgia have signed a petition against a decision to schedule its homecoming football game on Yom Kippur.
ARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police officers in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta now have kits with disposable medical containment jumpsuits and masks.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police say a naked man who was acting erratically at an Atlanta airport gate was shocked with a Taser and will likely face criminal charges.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has denied a Georgia death row inmate's latest challenge to a state requirement that defendants must prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt in order to be spared from execution.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A committee of state lawmakers tasked with studying effects of marijuana extracts on certain illnesses is scheduled to meet with law enforcement officials, health professionals and others.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train at a downtown station.
GROVETOWN, Ga. (AP) - Animal services workers in east Georgia are investigating how a group of eight horses escaped a pasture before trotting alongside Interstate 20.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Behind a nondescript storefront just outside Atlanta, Delores Washington makes telephone call after call in this Democratic stronghold using a list of potential voters handed to her by a young party staffer.
ATLANTA (AP) - Mitt Romney will be heading to Georgia on Wednesday, raising money for Senate candidate David Perdue as the former Dollar General CEO looks to hold a key seat for Republicans this year.
TLANTA (AP) - A rule smoking ban at all University System of Georgia campuses is scheduled to go into effect this week.
DANIELSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Officials at a public high school in east Georgia are considering whether to remove or modify a monument that quotes the Bible.