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Georgia utilities: More than 14,000 still without power

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia utility firms report that more than 14,000 customers were still without power after weekend storms, down from more than 33,000 ...

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Posted: oct. 05, 2015 10:25 a.m.

Man pleads not guilty to removing cellmate's eyeballs

ATLANTA (AP) — A 33-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to strangling an LGBT activist and, months later, gauging out the eyeballs of a cellmate.

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Posted: oct. 01, 2015 9:23 a.m.

Only woman on Georgia's death row executed; 1st in 70 years

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The only woman on Georgia's death row was executed early Wednesday, making her the first woman put to death by the ...

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Posted: sep. 30, 2015 8:58 a.m.

UGA WR McKenzie accused of making 'terroristic threats'

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Police say Georgia receiver Isaiah McKenzie is alleged to have made "terroristic threats" at an Athens restaurant.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2015 8:50 p.m.

Georgia group pushing for medical marijuana expansion

ATLANTA (AP) — A new organization wants Georgia lawmakers to allow marijuana to be grown and harvested under close monitoring to treat certain diseases.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2015 9:37 a.m.

UGA compiles map showing danger of car-deer collisions

ATLANTA (AP) — A new map compiled by the University of Georgia that shows the relative risk of striking a deer.

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Posted: sep. 29, 2015 9:36 a.m.

Board meets on clemency for only woman on Georgia death row

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles plans to meet to consider new information in support of clemency for the lone woman on ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2015 9:35 a.m.

Indictments: Prisoners used cellphones to run crime rings

ATLANTA (AP) — Inmates at some Georgia prisons have been using cellphones to traffic drugs, smuggle in contraband, steal identities and, in at least one case ...

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Posted: sep. 25, 2015 9:51 a.m.

Woman shot in mouth during robbery at suburban Atlanta store

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — Police were searching for a suspect who shot a woman in the mouth during a robbery outside a shopping center in Cobb ...

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Posted: sep. 22, 2015 11:06 a.m.

Former President Carter and wife on Braves' 'Kiss Cam'

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves' "Kiss Cam" entertainment at Turner Field featured a famous couple Thursday night: former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2015 12:52 p.m.

Georgia man to pay $1.6M in Ohio deer trafficking case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Georgia man convicted in Ohio of charges involving illegal trafficking in white-tailed deer wasordered to pay fines and restitution of $1 ...

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Posted: sep. 16, 2015 11:56 a.m.

After tragedy, search resumes for new Capitol statue artist

ATLANTA (AP) — When sculptor Andy Davis and state Rep. Calvin Smyre, D-Columbus, walked out of the King Center a few days after July Fourth, both ...

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Posted: sep. 14, 2015 9:34 a.m.

Emory University president Wagner to step down in 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — The president of Emory University says he will step down next year.

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Posted: sep. 11, 2015 2:02 p.m.

Atlanta airport security finds inert hand grenade, 3 guns

ATLANTA (AP) — Security screeners at Atlanta's main airport confiscated an inert hand grenade and three loaded firearms over Labor Day weekend.

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Posted: sep. 08, 2015 3:13 p.m.

House mix-up by police leaves man, officer wounded, dog dead

ATLANTA (AP) — Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 1:28 p.m.

Police officer shot after responding to wrong home

ATLANTA (AP) — A police officer was shot and critically wounded Monday when he responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at ...

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Posted: sep. 01, 2015 9:36 a.m.

Ga. DOT to pause interstate construction for holiday weekend

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to get many of its construction crews out of the way of drivers hitting the road for ...

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Posted: sep. 01, 2015 9:35 a.m.

Police officer shot after responding to wrong home

ATLANTA (AP) — A police officer was shot and critically wounded Monday when he responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at ...

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Posted: sep. 01, 2015 9:35 a.m.

Gov. Deal proposes $50M more on pre-kindergarten

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal said he wants to spend $50 million to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and ...

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 11:45 a.m.

Fan dies after fall at Braves game

ATLANTA (AP) — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 10:13 p.m.

Student killed in shooting at Savannah State University

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school Thursday ...

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 3:31 p.m.

Nearly 200 patients qualify for medical marijuana registry

ATLANTA (AP) — Public health officials reported nearly 200 patients have now qualified for Georgia's new medical marijuana registry, with an uptick in the number ...

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Posted: aug. 27, 2015 11:52 a.m.

Falcons sign Grossman to compete for backup quarterback job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed Rex Grossman to compete for the backup quarterback job behind Matt Ryan.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2015 5:08 p.m.

Falcons new home: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will share a stadium name with their biggest rival.

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Posted: aug. 24, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Sitel call center to add 200 jobs in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A company that provides customer service workers for contracting clients plans to add 200 jobs at its call center in Augusta.

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Posted: aug. 24, 2015 1:58 p.m.

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