ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the gunshot killing of a man in Richmond County.
SUWANEE (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on an Interstate 85 entrance ramp outside Atlanta after a motorist felt as if they had hit something and pulled over to find the body.
ATLANTA - Police say former Washington Wizards basketball player Javaris Crittenton will be returned to Atlanta from Los Angeles on Thursday to face a murder charge.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Employee of an Athens church told police that someone stole $20,000 from church coffers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The head of the university system of Georgia says he is ordering a study of whether campuses should be consolidated to save money.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The director of an Alabama raptor center says Auburn University's beloved eagle mascot, Spirit, is doing fine after crashing into a stadium luxury box in front of thousands of fans.
WINDER (AP) - Authorities say a school bus driver is on administrative leave after a kindergartner's backpack became caught in the door of the bus.
ATLANTA - Uninsured patients who show up for non-emergency care at Grady Memorial Hospital will now have to pay in full before receiving services if they live outside the metro Atlanta counties of Fulton and DeKalb.
ATLANTA - A great-grandmother told Atlanta police she was robbed at gunpoint during broad daylight after attending Sunday church services.
FORT BRAGG (AP) - A Fort Bragg paratrooper from Georgia has been found dead in his room in Afghanistan.
ATLANTA (AP) - An Atlanta vegan couple whose malnourished 6-week-old son starved to death after they fed him a too-limited diet of soy milk and apple juice will have to serve their life sentences for murder, Georgia's top court ruled on Monday.
FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - The Fayette County school system is charging back tuition to parents caught sending their out-of-county children to its schools.
ATLANTA - Atlanta school officials are investigating a complaint that a school bus driver ordered several students to get out and walk.
MONROE - Monroe-based nonprofit Angel Food Ministries says it's suspending food distribution for the month of September.
In their investigation of the 9/11 attacks, the 9/11 Commission gathered audio from the civil and military officials who responded to the hijackings.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta City Council has voted to let Atlanta voters decide in November whether they want alcoholic beverages sold at retail stores on Sundays.