ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) - Paulding County sheriff's officials say a man accused of beating a 12-year-old boy to death has been charged with child cruelty.
WASHINGTON (AP) - You hear a perfect record cited over and over in the debt limit debate: The United States has never defaulted. Better put an asterisk by that.
ATLANTA (AP) - Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say a 28-year-old man has pleaded guilty in a "sextortion" scheme that targeted teenage girls.
ASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Three decades after their unforgettable team up on "Islands in the Stream," Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton have a new duet out on Rogers' latest album.
ATLANTA (AP) - Republican Rep. Phil Gingrey will report $2.5 million in cash on hand as he campaigns for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting events in five cities throughout the state to connect veterans with employers who are looking for skilled workers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says he thinks the Atlanta Braves name should be kept, and that he has friends who are American Indians and they haven't objected to it.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks edged lower in early trading on a mix of worrying developments across the globe. The threat of the European debt crisis re-emerged as bond yields on Portuguese debt yields spiked and the country's government teetered on the edge of collapse. Oil climbed above $102 a barrel for the first time in more than a year as the political crisis in Egypt intensified, raising the risk of supply disruptions in ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Most of Georgia will be under a flood watch as forecasters predict that showers and storms will wash out many Fourth of July activities.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - How much does it cost to pack a picnic this Fourth of July? That'll be $6 per person. That's according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, which launched an informal price survey this year looking at the cost of hot dogs, cheeseburgers and other Independence Day fare. A typical summertime picnic averages $57.20 for 10 people, or $5.72 per person, according to the group, which puts out a similar ...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The University of Georgia Foundation says it will be offering an additional $3.3 million for scholarships, faculty support and other initiatives in the next fiscal year.
FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia medical examiner says a pregnant Fort Stewart soldier suffered blows to the head and struggled violently against handcuffs on her wrists before she died. Georgia Bureau of Investigation forensic pathologist Dr. James Downs testified Tuesday during a military hearing to determine if the woman's husband, Army Pvt. Isaac Aguigui (AH-gee-gee), should face a court-martial on murder charges. Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui died at their on-base apartment July 17, ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market turned negative in early afternoon trading Tuesday on news reports of political turmoil in Egypt. Stocks had traded higher most of the day on positive news about the U.S. economy. But around 1:40 p.m. Eastern Daylight time, the market dipped below Monday's close. News emerged that Egypt's military had drawn up plans to suspend the country's constitution, dissolve its legislature and set up an interim government. ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Good news about car sales, home prices and manufacturing led the stock market higher in light trading Tuesday. The market was quiet ahead of the July 4th holiday. But traders weighed a number of positive reports, including Ford's best June sales since 2006. Home prices climbed to a seven-year high and factory orders rose. U.S. stocks have begun to recover from a slump last month after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A Georgia man is being held on bond after police say he had sex with a teenage girl in a southwestern Illinois motel room.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta zoo officials say one of the zoo's giant pandas is pregnant with her fourth cub.
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) - Police say the same bullet that a woman used to kill herself accidentally struck and wounded a park ranger.
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A metro Atlanta woman is moving forward in her recovery from a battle with flesh-eating bacteria.
ATLANTA (AP) - A set of 130 new laws have gone into effect in Georgia as the 2014 fiscal year begins.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia congressman has introduced legislation to install panic buttons at schools to silently alert police to emergencies.
YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) - As the windblown blaze suddenly swept toward them, an elite crew of firefighting "hotshots" desperately rushed to break out their emergency shelters and take cover on the ground under the foil-lined fabric. By the time the flames had passed, 19 men lay dead in the nation's biggest loss of firefighters in a wildfire in 80 years. The tragedy Sunday evening all but wiped out the 20-member Granite Mountain Hotshots, a ...
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Police south of Atlanta are investigating a shootout that began after a family set up a meeting to sell an iPhone 5 with someone they met through Facebook.