KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The musician and folk singer who promoted the song "We Shall Overcome" and is credited with helping it rise in popularity as an anthem during the civil rights movement in the 1960s has died.
ATLANTA (AP) - A small plane has crashed into Interstate 285 after taking off from an Atlanta-area airport.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A coyote attacked a family dog in front of two young children in a Marietta neighborhood.
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) â A Georgia sheriff charged in the shooting of a real estate agent is retaining support in a county that also voted him back into office three years ago despite his indictment on more than two dozen felony ethics charges.
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - Police in metro Atlanta say a store employee shot and killed an armed man trying to rob him at gunpoint.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia sheriff has been charged with reckless conduct in the shooting of a real estate agent as prosecutors look into his statement that he was conducting police training exercises at the time.
ATLANTA (AP) - A former Macon pastor accused of raping an underage girl two years ago has been arrested in Atlanta.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia special education teacher is accused of cruelty to children after police say she held an autistic boy upside-down by his legs and lowered him head-first into a trash can.
ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta woman who was robbed of her car and dog has her pet back due to the kindness of a stranger.
NEW YORK (AP) - An NFL investigation released Wednesday said that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" of the rules violations.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill Tuesday legalizing the sale of fireworks in Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - A metro Atlanta sheriff who shot and critically injured a woman says that the victim is a dear friend and that he's been focused on her family since the shooting.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill streamlining Georgia's child welfare system has been signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation aimed at cracking down on the sexual exploitation of children.
ATLANTA (AP) - Voters have begun casting their ballots in Georgia's competitive races for U.S. Senate and governor.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters expect damaging winds of up to 60 mph as a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moves across Georgia late Monday/early Tuesday.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - It's been more than four decades since Jimmy Carter campaigned across Georgia and asked voters to make him governor.
TLANTA (AP) - Democrat Michelle Nunn is set to report raising just over $4 million in the last three months, her strongest quarter to date as she battles Republican businessman David Perdue for Georgia's open Senate seat.
TLANTA (AP) - Todd Gurley was emerging as the clear favorite in the Heisman Trophy race, a running back who already produced plenty of signature moments with his myriad talents.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Jurors who have been arguing among themselves are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley was suspended indefinitely on Thursday while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Metro Savannah police are proposing a plan to obtain 360 body cameras, enough to outfit all of its patrol and traffic officers with the technology.
PERRY, Ga. (AP) - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue accused each other of offering false hope to voters during a rowdy debate Tuesday, arguing their opponent will not be able to advance anything if elected to Georgia's open Senate seat.
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF1 tornado touched down in northwest Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's highest court has ruled a city can ban adult entertainment businesses that sell alcohol.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta city officials have asked department heads to form action plans and preventative strategies for Ebola and other contagious diseases.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue says he's "proud" of his career, arguing that a misunderstanding of what outsourcing means is to blame for attacks on his business record.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A Georgia man who traveled from New York to New Jersey for what he thought would be a sexual encounter with a young girl and her minor baby sitter is now headed to prison.