ATLANTA (AP) - Supreme and Appeals Court judges would receive a $12,000 raise under a bill headed to the Georgia state Senate.
ATLANTA (AP) - A police chief in suburban Atlanta resigned Wednesday before a grand jury decides whether to charge him with a misdemeanor crime for accidentally shooting his sleeping wife after drinking alcohol and taking sleep medication, officials said.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state Senate has passed a resolution demanding that the New York-based College Board redo its most recent revision of the Advancement Placement U.S. History exam.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - People visiting Charleston should make sure they feed the parking meter.
LITHONA, Ga. (AP) - Police say Grammy-nominated R&B singer Angie Stone is accused of knocking out several of her daughter's teeth with a metal stand and has been charged with aggravated assault.
ATLANTA (AP) - A cancer hospital company dropped a longshot bid Tuesday to win permission from lawmakers to expand its patient base in the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill letting parents use state dollars toward private school tuition or other education expenses could receive a House floor vote as soon as Wednesday after a last-minute jumpstart from a key tax policy committee.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed backup quarterback T.J. Yates.
ATLANTA (AP) - President Barack Obama is paying a visit to Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate's version of a medicinal marijuana bill, much weaker than the House bill, could come up this week in the General Assembly, setting the stage for a showdown.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House hopes that legalizing fireworks will spark part of the state's economy.
ATLANTA (AP) - Students with legal refugee status could be eligible for special needs scholarships under a bill approved by the Georgia House.
ATLANTA (AP) - A House bill that would remove limitations placed on a for-profit cancer hospital under a 2008 deal with Georgia lawmakers has run into stiff opposition.
State lawmakers took a step forward Thursday on two major priorities for the legislative session.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state's net tax collections are up more than 12 percent over this time last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who's now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.
ATLANTA (AP) - Newly approved legislation would require that young athletes in Georgia who show the symptoms of a concussion be pulled from games and reviewed by medical professionals.
ATLANTA – Gerald Eason, 47, of Stockbridge, Georgia, pleaded guilty today in federal court before U.S. District Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr. to stealing over 1,300 U.S. Treasury checks worth more than $2.8 million, while employed as a supervisor at an Atlanta mail distribution facility. He also admitted to conspiring with another postal worker, Deborah Fambro-Echols, 49, of Hapeville, Georgia, at the same facility to steal and cash additional checks.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons started their youth movement Friday by ditching three key players from the most successful era in franchise history.
DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia couple accused of confining their teenage son to a bedroom for years with little food has been sentence to serve 15 years in prison.
EAST DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - Organizers of the Redneck Games, a Georgia festival that includes competitions such as toilet seat horseshoes and mud pit belly flops, say this summer's event is being canceled.
The red shoes are being retired.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Across-the-board spending cuts all but certain, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are staging a politically charged showdown designed to avoid public blame for any resulting inconvenience or disruption in government services.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Battling tears, the father of one of the first-graders slain at the December elementary school massacre in Connecticut pleaded with senators on Wednesday to ban assault weapons like the gun that killed his 6-year-old son.
ATLANTA (AP) - Amid heated national rhetoric over widespread federal budget cuts that could begin Friday, Georgia political and business leaders say they're bracing for the so-called sequester but don't know exactly what the consequences would be.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday struggled with what one of the justices called its most important criminal procedure case in decades, whether to let police take DNA from those arrested, but not convicted, in hopes of using it to solve old cases.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - "Star Trek" fans, rejoice.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tennnnnn-hut, ladies! The next time Uncle Sam comes calling, he's probably going to want you, too.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius walked out of a South African court Friday a free man - for now - after a magistrate agreed to release him on bail ahead of his premeditated murder trial over the shooting death of his girlfriend.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A group of San Francisco Star Wars fans who want to travel to a galaxy not that far away have created a combat choreography class for Jedis-in-training with their weapon of choice: the lightsaber.