- Georgia deputy killed in crash while pursuing vehicle Updated: May-05-16 10:33 am
MACON, Georgia - A Georgia sheriff's deputy was killed Thursday as officers tried to stop a suspicious vehicle, which crashed into his patrol vehicle, authorities said.
- Mayors from big cities around globe push climate initiatives Updated: May-05-16 9:35 am
WASHINGTON - The mayors of major cities from around the world are banding together to fight global warming by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.
- The Latest: Autopsy shows slain student was stabbed 4 times Updated: May-05-16 9:27 am
ATLANTA - The Latest on the stabbing death of a Fort Valley State University student in central Georgia (all times local):
- Candlelight vigil planned for slain Georgia college student Updated: May-05-16 7:27 am
ATLANTA - A candlelight vigil is planned to remember a Georgia college freshman who was stabbed to death at Fort Valley State University as he tried to help three female students.
- Feds seek DNA samples to investigate thefts of 130 guns Updated: May-05-16 6:45 am
ATLANTA - Federal authorities are seeking a DNA sample - along with hair samples and fingerprints - from at least one suspect as they continue investigating the theft of 130 guns from firearms dealers in several cities across Georgia.
- Feds indict cop, alleged members of Gangster Disciples Updated: May-04-16 6:12 pm
ATLANTA - Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: An Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the violent gang and tipped off other members about police activity.
- Georgia Tech coach Pastner hires LaBarrie as first assistant Updated: May-04-16 5:36 pm
ATLANTA - Former Georgia State assistant Darryl LaBarrie is returning to Georgia Tech, his alma mater, as an assistant under new coach Josh Pastner.
- Georgia governor's vetoes on guns, faith bucked his GOP base Updated: May-04-16 4:47 pm
ATLANTA - When Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently vetoed bills allowing guns on college campuses and shielding religious people who deny people services based on their faith, he was directly bucking his fellow Republican lawmakers, who overwhelmingly supported the proposals, and possibly losing points with his conservative political base.
- The Latest: Georgia vetoes bucked conservative GOP base Updated: May-04-16 4:42 pm
ATLANTA - The Latest on Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's veto of a bill that would have allowed concealed handguns on college and universities (all times local):
- Good deed by Falcons' Freeman makes way to social media Updated: May-04-16 3:29 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Georgia - Falcons running back Devonta Freeman said Wednesday it was "motivation to me" when he was walking in his neighborhood this week and saw 82-year-old Eleanor Szendel struggling to empty the bag on her lawn mower.
- Atlanta airport to close 1 of 3 security areas for 3 weeks Updated: May-04-16 2:49 pm
ATLANTA - The world's busiest airport in Atlanta plans to close one of its three checkpoints in the domestic terminal for three weeks.
- The Latest: Alleged Gangster Disciples indicted in 2 states Updated: May-04-16 2:37 pm
ATLANTA - The Latest on the indictment of alleged members of the Gangster Disciples gang (all times local):
- Robbers target home in Atlanta mayor's neighborhood Updated: May-04-16 2:14 pm
ATLANTA - Police say they're investigating a robbery at a home in the neighborhood where Atlanta's mayor lives.
- ICE backs away from bid for London Stock Exchange Updated: May-04-16 11:01 am
ATLANTA - Intercontinental Exchange has jettisoned plans to acquire the London Stock Exchange.
- Paralympian's equipment stolen during weekend bike race Updated: May-04-16 9:17 am
EAST POINT, Georgia - A medal-winning Paralympic cyclist says thieves stole special equipment she needs to race in this year's Paralympic Games while she was competing in the Atlanta area.
- Vandals smash granite markers at historic Georgia cemetery Updated: May-04-16 7:01 am
PEACHTREE CITY, Georgia - Police are searching for vandals who smashed granite grave markers and toppled tombstones at a historic cemetery south of Atlanta.
- Deal signs legislation adding 2 Supreme Court members Updated: May-03-16 8:12 pm
ATLANTA - Georgia's Supreme Court will expand by two members, both appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal.
- From lab to sanctuary: 220 research chimps being relocated Updated: May-03-16 6:34 pm
NEW ORLEANS - All 220 chimpanzees at a Louisiana university's research lab in New Iberia will be moving to a new sanctuary in north Georgia, the university said Monday, in what appears to be a first for a non-federal lab.
- Cink to step away from golf as wife battles breast cancer Updated: May-03-16 5:36 pm
DULUTH, Georgia - Former British Open champion Stewart Cink says he is taking a break from golf after learning his wife has breast cancer.
- Georgia parole board re-elects chairman, vice chairman Updated: May-03-16 4:34 pm
ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has re-elected its chairman and vice chairman.
- Jimmy Carter's cancer treatment inspires new Georgia law Updated: May-03-16 4:16 pm
ATLANTA - Georgia's governor has signed a bill inspired by former President Jimmy Carter's cancer treatment.
- The Latest: Animal advocate: 'High time' chimps were moved Updated: May-03-16 3:42 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on chimps being moved from Louisiana lab to sanctuary (all times local):
- Sheriff: 1 of 2 survivors of Georgia crash still critical Updated: May-03-16 2:12 pm
ATHENS, Georgia - A University of Georgia student who survived a crash that killed four of her friends remains in critical condition, a Georgia sheriff said.
- Grandmother: Teacher makes boy hang from chalkboard by belt Updated: May-03-16 1:09 pm
CONYERS, Georgia - A Georgia woman says her grandson's teacher made him hang by his belt from the top of a chalkboard as punishment.
- Governor signs bill changing standardized testing measures Updated: May-03-16 12:51 pm
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into law on Tuesday that will bring a wide range of changes to the state's public school systems.