ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate Majority Caucus has selected six Republican lawmakers to serve as the group's leaders for the 2015 legislative session.
ATLANTA (AP) - Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders - known for his work on education and as a prominent member of the state's legal community - has died at age 89.
ATLANTA (AP) - A top state lawmaker has filed an early bill that would allow for the limited use of medical cannabis in Georgia.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An attorney representing the family of woman who was found severely malnourished says she's recovering in a Gwinnett County hospital.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters have issued a tornado watch for 72 counties in south and central Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Parts of the north Georgia mountains will be under a wind chill advisory as temperatures begin to plunge at the start of the work week.
Fire in large barn kills at least 4 horses, cow
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner says homeowners may be able to get financial help through their homeowners' policies if their homes are damaged by cold weather.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state.
NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say high schools students' use of electronic cigarettes tripled over three years.
ATLANTA (AP) - Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped enthusiasm among African-Americans in states where they anchor the party's base.
NEW YORK (AP) - The average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday. If the sharply lower estimate holds true, U.S. consumers will save $61 billion on gas compared with this year.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson will be announcing plans next week to run for a third term with a special event at the state Capitol.
METHUEN, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts school and police officials have unveiled a new system that can detect and track a gunman if the threat ever strikes.
NEW YORK (AP) - Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded panties that give the appearance of a rounder rump are selling out.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Experts say a warm winter and early spring will mean an abundance of ticks this summer in Georgia.
MACON (AP) - Hundreds of trees have been planted in an attempt to soak up the pollution from a contaminated industrial site in Macon.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Federal officials have made major progress in cleaning up radioactive waste stored in South Carolina, saying Thursday that two underground tanks that previously stored nuclear waste at the Savannah River Site are being cleaned and filled with concrete.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House rejected a budget pushed by its most conservative members on Thursday and moved toward approval of a $3.5 trillion plan backed by Republican leaders that would revamp Medicare, slice everything from food stamps to transportation and reject President Barack Obama's call to raise taxes on the rich.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is scheduled to visit a suburban Atlanta church in an appearance sponsored by a Christian organization.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Atlanta declined to 9.0 percent in February, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 9.1 percent in January. The jobless rate in metro Atlanta in February a year ago was 9.9 percent.
As a result of brisk ticket sales, lottery officials announced today that the Mega Millions jackpot has been bumped from $476 million to a staggering $500 million for Friday's drawing. This is the largest lottery jackpot in North American history.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities have charged a JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted down the cabin of a flight screaming about a bomb with interfering with a flight crew.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police departments and law enforcement agencies across Georgia are increasingly using seized cash and property to upgrade their vehicle fleets, weapons and other equipment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Cameron will be one of the stars of his next big-screen adventure, a chronicle of the expedition on which he has made record-setting ocean dives.
EXETER, Calif. (AP) - On his second trip through high school, former C-student Alex Salinas got a lot of A's.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say jailers overlooked a gun on a suspect as they booked him into the Clarke County Jail in northeast Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - House lawmakers have rejected an attempt by Georgia's Senate to loosen the restrictions on a bill that would generally ban abortions five months after conception.
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging the man's head on the ground, according to the watch captain's account of the confrontation that led to the shooting.
ATLANTA (AP) - Legislation to change Georgia's open government laws is headed to Gov. Nathan Deal's desk after the Senate overwhelmingly approved it.