ATLANTA (AP) - An immigration judge in Atlanta denied an attorney's request to delay a hearing that fell during her six-week maternity leave and then scolded her in front of a packed courtroom when she showed up with her 4-week-old strapped to her chest and the infant began to cry, the attorney said.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia State University officials say they're using a multimillion dollar grant to increase the number of teachers working in high-need schools in rural and urban areas.
ATLANTA (AP) - The powerful thunderstorms that passed through metro Atlanta earlier this week produced five tornadoes, but no serious injuries, authorities said Thursday.
UNION CITY, Ga. (AP) - State officials say a new Georgia distribution center planned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will create more than 400 jobs over the next three years.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Richt expects star tailback Todd Gurley's indefinite suspension to stay in place this week.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple's iPhone and iPad.
DANIELSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A school board in northeastern Georgia has voted to alter a monument outside a high school football field that contains two Biblical references.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The second Dallas nurse infected with Ebola will be transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta from the Texas hospital where she was infected.
MOLENA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have arrested the police chief of a small west Georgia city who is accused of soliciting young men for sex.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Jurors are scheduled to begin a sixth day of deliberations in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis.
NEW YORK (AP) - For more than two months, health officials have been struggling to understand the size of a national wave of severe respiratory illnesses caused by an unusual virus. This week, they expect the wave to start looking a whole lot bigger.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark will take the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries starting Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) - A severe storm system roughed up much of the South for a second day Tuesday, knocking out power to tens of thousands as it snarled morning commutes and kept many under a tornado watch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California attorney general has announced a $28 million settlement with a furniture and computer rental business that allegedly violated consumer protection and privacy laws.
ATLANTA (AP) - Despite warnings of a winter storm watch posted on large message boards over metro Atlanta interstates, the National Weather Service issued no such watch and requested that they be corrected.
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - Sheriff's officials in metro Atlanta say deputies were pursuing a man to serve a search warrant when they were involved in a shooting in a church parking lot.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A sliced-pickle plant planned for central Georgia is expected to create up to 50 jobs.
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) - Gwinnett County police say a man was likely trying to commit suicide when he fell over a third-floor railing at the Mall of Georgia in Buford.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House of Representatives has voted to increase the speed limit to 70 mph on interstates in urban areas.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has endorsed legislation that would establish a state registry of people with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A middle Georgia man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his wife of 19 days.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced a task force that includes various state and local officials, meteorologists and business leaders charged with making recommendations to improve the state's response to severe weather events.
ATLANTA (AP) - Some Georgia educators say they feel slighted by pay increases for nationally board certified teachers being left out of the state's education budget.
ATLANTA (AP) - A mobile dental care clinic is planning to offer free service in Atlanta next week while affiliated offices throughout the state offer a free day of service.
VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) - Residents of a neighborhood in the west Georgia town of Villa Rica fear that someone is poisoning their pets.
BISHOP, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say 18 horses have died after an early-morning fire that destroyed their stable at a northeast Georgia equestrian center.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say temperatures are expected to rise well above freezing across Georgia on Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for the poor storm preparations that led to an epic traffic jam in Atlanta and forced drivers to abandon their cars or sleep in them overnight when a storm dumped a couple of inches of snow.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's jobless rate declined to 6.8 percent in December.