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.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia death row inmate convicted in the death of his 15-year-old neighbor is set to be executed.
ATLANTA (AP) - The parents of a Georgia camera assistant killed by a freight train while filming a movie say they're grieving, angry and want someone held accountable for their daughter's death.
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have identified the driver of a car that went into a suburban Atlanta creek as a 57-year-old Loganville woman.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's governor signed an executive order Tuesday to provide $4 million to cover costs associated with legal representation without conflicting interests for poor defendants.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - DeKalb County could soon become the latest metro Atlanta school system to pursue charter school status.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Tybee Island officials say they're bringing in extra police officers from nearby communities for the expected spring gathering of young people known as "Orange Crush."
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - How well do you know the Masters? Try this quiz:
ATLANTA (AP) - Heavy rain drenched the metro Atlanta and much of the rest of north Georgia Monday morning, slowing traffic and prompting flood warnings.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A wildly popular Georgia restaurant at the center of a lawsuit that left the reputation of famed Southern celebrity cook Paula Deen in shambles has reportedly closed.
ATLANTA (AP) - Powerful thunderstorms were rolling across northwest Georgia around daybreak as a line of severe storms moved into the state from Alabama.
ATLANTA (AP) - Thunderstorms are expected to roll across north and central Georgia, bringing the chance for severe weather as a storm system moves into the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - A top Republican candidate in Georgia's U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new interchange connecting Interstate 85 and Georgia 400 in metro Atlanta is set to open.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Fox has been given a two-year contract extension following a season in which athletic director Greg McGarity says he saw "very encouraging" improvement.
ATLANTA (AP) - Archbishop Wilton Gregory seems to have gotten the pope's message about modest living.
FORSYTH, Ga. (AP) - State transportation officials say a stretch of the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 will be closed for roadwork.