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.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say a toddler has died after being left in an SUV all day.
LAFAYETTE, Ga. (AP) - A sheriff's department in northwest Georgia is mourning the loss of a canine officer who was fatally shot after about three months on the job.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 7.2 percent in May -- up from 6.9 percent in April.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are warning of isolated and scattered thunderstorms throughout most of Georgia.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife officials are asking landowners to be patient with Canada geese during their summer molting period.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A suburban Atlanta woman accused of arranging for her son to travel with a stranger she found on Craigslist is being held in the Cobb County jail, police said Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The State of Georgia and federal officials have reached a settlement with SunTrust Mortgage Inc. to address mortgage loan and foreclosure issues.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say a storm system and heavy rain is expected to linger in most of Georgia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billons, calling the preventative screening important for vulnerable seniors.
SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's child protection agency is facing a $1 million lawsuit in the death of a malnourished 14-year-old girl who weighed 43 pounds when she died in June in Smyrna.
LONDON - London, blow our minds.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - DeKalb County officials are announcing a new initiative aimed at the county's refugee and immigrant students.
Georgia is set to receive a $750,000 federal grant to help returning Army veterans find jobs.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal agreed Monday to pay $3,350 to settle three ethics complaints filed against him over his 2010 gubernatorial campaign.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the end of tolls on Georgia Highway 400 by the end of next year.
SUMMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Be on the lookout: Escapees are described as slow-movers with hard shells in a variety of colors such as red, yellow and green.
The Atlanta City Council has voted to ban smoking in city parks.
Atlanta police say officers shot two men suspected of taking part in an early-morning home invasion, killing one of them and wounding the other.
Authorities say an 8-year-old girl was killed and her mother injured when part of an oncoming semitrailer flew across an interstate and crashed through the windshield of their vehicle near downtown Atlanta.
Here is a breakdown of the 14 congressional races on the ballot for the upcoming July 31 primary in Georgia. Financial information provided for contested races as of March 31, the latest period available on the website of the Federal Election Commission.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's Senate majority leader is now opposing a transportation sales tax referendum that would fund metro Atlanta's largest infrastructure investment in decades.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Little league officials in Columbus say a brawl involving adults that was captured on videotape is an embarrassment to the players and the city.
The heat wave that sent temperatures soaring across Georgia is expected to break its grip on the state.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Farmers don't just pray for rain anymore.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia woman diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating disease will soon leave the hospital where doctors gave her little chance of surviving when she was admitted nearly two months ago, her father said Tuesday.