ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has increased to 7.3 percent.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia man accused of leaving his 22-month-old son in an SUV on a hot day returned at lunchtime to put something in the vehicle, where the child was strapped into a seat in the back, according to an arrest warrant filed Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Governor's Office of Highway Safety says law enforcement agencies will be targeting suspected drunk drivers during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
ATLANTA (AP) - Federal labor officials have awarded more than $300,000 to fund re-employment programs and eligibility assessments for the unemployed in Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - The interim director of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has ordered mandatory overtime to address backlogged child protective services investigations.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - One of the biggest producers of Vidalia onions has agreed to pay nearly $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a group of farmworkers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and governor qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with the hope that their message of small government and fiscal restraint will resonate with Georgia voters.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say 71 people were arrested and 11 juveniles were rescued from prostitution in Georgia as part of a national undercover child sex trafficking sting.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new museum highlighting historic and modern struggles for equality is scheduled to open to the public.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - A Southern cleric has been picked as the new archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America.
At least 52 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are taking antibiotics as a precaution because of a lab safety problem that may have accidentally exposed them to anthrax.
ATLANTA (AP) - Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, will posthumously receive a Congressional Gold Medal this month, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Congressman Hank Johnson announced Thursday more than $16 million in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants to provide permanent and transitional housing to homeless persons and their families in Georgia's Fourth Congressional District.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some of its staff in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria because of a safety problem at one of its labs.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say a man whose 22-month-old son died after being left in a hot SUV for hours has been charged with felony murder.
PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - Amanda Knox left prison Monday, a free woman for the first time in four years, after an Italian appeals court threw out the young American's murder conviction for the brutal stabbing death of her British roommate after a drug-fueled sexual assault.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Sunday that he should not have stayed silent after the audience at a GOP debate booed a gay soldier serving in Iraq.
ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) - Police say a western Pennsylvania couple desperate for money to pay for their wedding netted just $18 for the stolen copper wire they cut from more than a dozen utility poles.
CONYERS (AP) - A Conyers kindergarten teacher wounded in a shooting outside a Rockdale County private school has been released from a hospital.
LITHONIA (AP) - Authorities say three Lithonia teenagers were hit by gunfire at an apartment on Fairington Village Drive in DeKalb County, just outside Atlanta.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Police are investigating a crime that's being called as one of the largest jewelry heists in metro Atlanta area after thieves made off with more than $2.8 million in loot.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia could cut jobless benefits for people who are out of work in order to repay the federal government for $721 million the state borrowed to help the unemployed.
ATLANTA (AP) - Students at Georgia Tech say the Atlanta school can't keep the T in its name from disappearing from signs all over campus, costing the school more than $100,000 in repairs.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entire health care overhaul.
ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission began hearing testimony Tuesday that will help it decide in coming months whether to allow the Atlanta-based Southern Co. to build a $14 billion nuclear power plant in eastern Georgia.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - City officials in Albany say they've collected nearly $4,000 in fines in less than a year from people they've cited under the town's ban on pants that sag.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority's chief executive says MARTA faces $2.3 billion in maintenance needs in the next decade.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a highly trained Marietta police dog has died after being struck by a vehicle.
NEW YORK (AP) - Coca-Cola Co. and Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company SA, plan to invest $3 billion in Russia over the next five years as part of an ongoing push into emerging markets.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Firefighters say a suspicious blaze has destroyed a Gainesville home and damaged two others.