THENS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have dropped the charges against an Athens veteran who was arrested after breaking a window to free a dog from a hot car.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - An Atlanta-area teacher has been arrested after a parent complained he allowed middle school students to have sex in a storage unit in his classroom.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Drivers may have mistaken it for an ostrich, but an emu was at the heart of a highway traffic jam in metro Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's state university system plans to set specific training requirements for students and staff and create new positions in hopes of preventing sexual violence at its 30 schools.
ATLANTA (AP) - Seconds before slamming into a metro Atlanta freeway, a pilot radioed air traffic controllers to say he was struggling to gain altitude, authorities said.
ATLANTA (AP) - In a story May 17, The Associated Press reported that a new Georgia law prevents anyone younger than 21 from entering a bar, defined as a business with more than 75 percent of its revenue from sales of alcohol to be consumed at that location. The story should have specified that the law allows people younger than 21 in a bar if accompanied by a parent, guardian or spouse older than 21 or to attend a live concert requiring a paid ticket.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia State Patrol says officers have written about 270 tickets under a law that makes it illegal to block faster drivers in the left-hand lane.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say they arrested more than 20 people in a weekend operation aimed at curbing the exploitation of children.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's seaports in Savannah and Brunswick are on track for a record-breaking fiscal year following a busy spring in which East Coast ports benefited from a West Coast labor dispute.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed 11 members of a new panel charged with making recommendations about what type of medical marijuana use Georgia should allow.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Tybee Island officials have delayed a vote on preventing local retailers from using plastic bags.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Republicans will hear from three White House hopefuls as the party gathers for its annual convention.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Police in coastal Georgia say they're investigating a couple that had been keeping dogs, cats, a squirrel and a tortoise in their house.
ATLANTA (AP) - Braves left-hander Mike Minor will miss the rest of the season after shoulder surgery.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta officials are suspending an advertising campaign telling people not to run from police after complaints from the City Council.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Supporters of Common Core are urging state leaders not to move away from the education standards.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A southwest Georgia school district plans to expand an abstinence program after officials say it increased the number of ninth-grade students pledging to wait until marriage to have sex.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia community organizations that work with homeless or at-risk veterans have received more than $5.7 million in federal grants.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say information on new state hunting regulations is now available online and in print.
RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) - A judge on Monday sided with a charter school seeking to open in Clayton County, ordering local officials to conduct required inspections so some 200 students can begin classes.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia high school football player is dead after drinking too much fluid during practice.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - Twenty dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in Georgia and South Carolina arrived in New Jersey by means usually reserved for corporate titans.
SPARTA, GA. (AP) - The historic Hancock County Courthouse has burned down in the central Georgia town of Sparta.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - The mother of a Georgia toddler who died after being left for hours in his father's car insists her husband was a loving father and would never have intentionally harmed their son, according to a recent victim impact statement sent to prosecutors.
NEW YORK (AP) - A Georgia judge has denied a motion by General Motors to dismiss a wrongful death case against the automaker and set a trial date for April 2016.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - Jurors at the nation's first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting fact: America's food safety largely depends on the honor system.
ATLANTA (AP) - Officials with the Atlanta VA Medical Center are reporting improvements to wait times and care, following a national audit two months ago that identified problems at the facility and prompted further federal review.
ATLANTA (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm warning for parts of north central Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - A heavy storm that rolled through metro Atlanta brought down trees, flooded streets and caused power outages for thousands of residents.
ATLANTA (AP) - A report shows Georgia's revenues totaled nearly $1.49 billion in July, an increase of 5.5 percent over the same month a year ago.