ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded contracts to get $85 million worth of road improvements under way across the state.
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in middle Georgia say a Florida motorist arrested on drug charges managed to steal a deputy's patrol car and drive several miles after he had been placed in handcuffs.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - Police are trying to figure out why three men walked into a CVS pharmacy in Atlanta's northern suburbs and stole $2,000 in soap and other personal care items.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a 19-year-old man riding a skateboard has been struck and killed by a car south of Atlanta.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - A metro Atlanta police officer has been charged with crimes and placed on unpaid leave after a woman accused him of spitting on her and calling her a racial slur during an apparent road rage confrontation.
ATLANTA (AP) - Newly released court records show police want to learn about the health of a toddler in the months before he died of heat exposure in his father's car near Atlanta.
The new gun law went into effect July 1, with the beginning of the fiscal year marking the start of many bills passed by Gov. Nathan Deal during the most recent legislative session.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Three people, including the director, have been indicted on criminal charges stemming from a fatal crash in which a freight train plowed into the crew working on a movie about rocker Gregg Allman in southeast Georgia.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A suburban Atlanta man charged with murder in his 22-month-old son's death in a hot SUV is due in court to discuss his bond.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Police say a misunderstanding between two men carrying guns led to tense moments in a south Georgia convenience store.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new state program is aimed at giving incentives to early childhood educators for furthering their education.
Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to churn up hazardous rip currents along Georgia beaches even if it remains at sea while passing the state's coastline.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia officials say they will delay enforcement of a new law that allows drug testing of welfare recipients.
ATLANTA (AP) - Representatives for the film and television industry say they regularly struggle to find crew members in Georgia and have to fly staff in from other states.
ATLANTA (AP) - Workers have identified an underground pipe leaking radioactive water beneath a nuclear power plant in Georgia.
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.