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GBI Child Fatality Review Unit releases suicide data

GBI Child Fatality Review Unit releases suicide data

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Fatality Review Unit is releasing 2017 data on youth suicides.  So far in 2017, 18 children have reportedly ...

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Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application open

Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application open

The Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application is now open.

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Memorial Day Holiday closures restricted

Memorial Day Holiday closures restricted

TENNILLE, Ga. — To ease Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures from noon Friday, May 26 through ...

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GBI issues synthetic opioids alert

GBI issues synthetic opioids alert

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is issuing a public safety alert regarding illegal synthetic opioids.  In the last four months, 17 deaths have been ...

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Kemp: New record set for annual business registrations filed in Georgia

Kemp: New record set for annual business registrations filed in Georgia

Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced a new Georgia record in the Corporations Division. During this year’s annual registration season from January 1 to ...

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DDS motorcycle safety program urges motorists to share the road for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Mont

DDS motorcycle safety program urges motorists to share the road for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Mont

May 1 officially kicked off Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an initiative by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). During Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month – and ...

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Collapsed interstate bridge in Georgia to open next week

Collapsed interstate bridge in Georgia to open next week

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta drivers can resume their commutes on a heavily used interstate by early next week at the latest, Georgia's governor and state ...

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I-85 to reopen by Memorial Day Weekend

I-85 to reopen by Memorial Day Weekend

ATLANTA – With work progressing quickly, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) provided an update Monday on the I-85 bridge construction and resurfacing projects, and announced ...

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North Georgia burn ban to boost air quality

North Georgia burn ban to boost air quality

COVINGTON, Ga. - A ban on outdoor burning begins May 1 in 54 Georgia counties, primarily in the northern half of the state.

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UPDATE: Additional arrests made in Banks County deputy shooting incident

UPDATE: Additional arrests made in Banks County deputy shooting incident

Commerce/Atlanta, Ga. – Two additional arrests were made as a result of the investigation into the shooting of a Banks County Deputy.  Dustin Terrell Heuatt ...

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Driver Services Commissioner welcomes new board member

Driver Services Commissioner welcomes new board member

ATLANTA – Commissioner Spencer R. Moore, Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS), is pleased to announce the appointment of the newest Board Member by Governor Nathan ...

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Public voting open for Art Contest

MONROE, Ga. - Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) announced that he is inviting the public to cast their vote for the People’s Choice Award in the ...

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FBI seeking public’s assistance to ID four-time serial bank robber

FBI seeking public’s assistance to ID four-time serial bank robber

ATLANTA – David J. LeValley, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, requests the public’s assistance in its efforts to identify a metro Atlanta ...

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GBI announces recruitment of Forensic Pathology Fellows

GBI announces recruitment of Forensic Pathology Fellows

DECATUR, Ga. – On Tuesday, April 11, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Medical Examiner’s Office (GBI ME) after receiving approval from the Accreditation Council ...

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Georgia Power warns customers of bill payment scam

Georgia Power warns customers of bill payment scam

ATLANTA – Georgia Power is issuing a renewed warning for customers of criminal “scam artists” attempting to defraud both business and residential customers over the phone.

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City, State Officials urge motorists to consider travel alternatives

City, State Officials urge motorists to consider travel alternatives

ATLANTA – In the eight days since the I-85 bridge fire, Georgia motorists have taken advantage of a variety of commute options, helping to reduce congestion.

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Storm safety, outage resources available from Georgia Power

Storm safety, outage resources available from Georgia Power

ATLANTA – As severe weather continues to move through the state this afternoon, Georgia Power is prepared and responding to power outages as quickly and safely ...

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Senators Isakson, Perdue applaud swift response to I-85 Bridge collapse in Georgia

Senators Isakson, Perdue applaud swift response to I-85 Bridge collapse in Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today commented on the I-85 bridge collapse in Georgia and the ongoing ...

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Georgia officials hope to repair interstate bridge by June

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia transportation officials hope to finish rebuilding a key interstate bridge by mid-June after a large fire caused its collapse last week.

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I-85 bridge demolition, replacement underway; traffic management plans for coming week are finalized

I-85 bridge demolition, replacement underway; traffic management plans for coming week are finalized

ATLANTA - Following Thursday’s catastrophic fire and collapse of a portion of I-85 in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia DOT is following an aggressive schedule for replacement ...

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Anderson: Week 12 under the Gold Dome

My first session as a state Senator has come to an end and I couldn’t be more thankful for the opportunity to serve the ...

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Atlanta begins 1st full workweek since major bridge collapse

Atlanta begins 1st full workweek since major bridge collapse

ATLANTA (AP) — Morning rush hour appeared lighter than usual Monday as the first full workweek opened since the fiery collapse of a major Atlanta interstate ...

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Sen. Tonya Anderson welcomes Gladys Brown to the Senate Chamber

Sen. Tonya Anderson welcomes Gladys Brown to the Senate Chamber

Senator Tonya Anderson (D – Lithonia) welcomed Gladys Brown to the Senate Chamber on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

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Campus gun bill passes, adoption update stuck at Sine Die

Campus gun bill passes, adoption update stuck at Sine Die

Georgia lawmakers agreed to allow concealed handguns on college campuses but failed to update the state law on adoption before the gavel fell on this ...

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Last day of the 2017 Assembly

“Sine Die” (the last day of the Session) was long and slow in the House, but very busy in the Senate as the Senators got ...

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