Body found near Georgia highway, may have been hit by car

Published Apr. 19 2018

Georgia police are investigating after a body was found near Interstate-75 and Interstate-85 in Atlanta.

With Rossville's poverty rate double the state average, government officials try to spur investment

Published Apr. 19 2018

Hoping to spur investment in the area, the federal government is offering tax breaks to people who pour money into...

Man who said he was poisoned stabbed a Georgia deputy

Published Apr. 18 2018

A man who claimed he had been poisoned stabbed a Georgia deputy in the leg inside the sheriff's office and...

Regional News Roundup: No tuition increase for Georgia public colleges

Published Apr. 18 2018

Tuition rates at Georgia's public colleges will hold steady for the next academic year.

Man accused of driving drunk in crash that injured Georgia deputy

Published Apr. 17 2018

Speed and alcohol were factors in a three-vehicle crash that injured a Lumpkin County sheriff's deputy and two others.

71-year-old white woman charged for striking pregnant black woman

Published Apr. 17 2018

A 71-year-old white woman has been charged with battery after she and her son argued with two black female service...

Man convicted in 1996 killing in Georgia set to be executed

Published Apr. 16 2018

A man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard after asking him for a ride outside a Georgia Walmart store...

Georgia's peach crop expected to be better than last year's

Published Apr. 16 2018

Middle Georgia peach growers are expecting a bumper crop this summer, though the start of peach season will be slow.

Atlanta attorney charged in wife's killing won't testify

Published Apr. 13 2018

An Atlanta attorney who fatally shot his business executive wife has told the judge overseeing his murder trial that he...

Ex- judge charged with sexually assaulting women seeking help

Published Apr. 13 2018

A former Georgia judge is accused of forcibly kissing and groping several women who sought help with traffic violations.

Police standoff ends with man shot inside Atlanta home

Published Apr. 13 2018

Authorities say a six-hour standoff between Atlanta police and a man who fired at officers has ended, with the man...

Four Deep South states getting 13 humanities grants

Published Apr. 13 2018

The Delta Blues Museum is getting $460,000 to help add sound to exhibits about the history and influence of American...


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Police standoff at Georgia home after man shoots at officers

Published Apr. 12 2018

Atlanta Police are calling for reinforcements to help in a standoff at a Georgia home.

Two indicted after death of 5-year-old boy at Georgia camp

Published Apr. 12 2018

A camp director has been indicted on an involuntary manslaughter charge after a 5-year-old boy drowned last summer while attending...

Prominent Alabama evangelist arrested on child sex charges

Published Apr. 12 2018

An Alabama youth evangelist has been arrested on child sex charges.

Carter to Trump: Shun military action, keep country at peace

Published Apr. 12 2018

Expressing pride in his own record of peace, former President Jimmy Carter warned that President Donald Trump should steer clear...

Car collides with truck, setting off explosion on interstate

Published Apr. 11 2018

Police say a deadly crash involving a large truck led to an explosion on an interstate in eastern Alabama, and...

Study: South should spend on schools, train homegrown talent

Published Apr. 11 2018

As teachers in multiple states protest for better pay, a new study warns that the fast-growing South region must invest...

Ex-church bookkeeper embezzled $400,000, gets 2 years in prison

Published Apr. 10 2018

Prosecutors say a Georgia church's former bookkeeper made numerous purchases from Amazon using her employer's checking account and fraudulently spent...

UPDATE: Missing Georgia toddler found

Published Apr. 10 2018

Georgia police are searching for a missing toddler and his non-custodial parent, according to missingkids.org website and the Savannah Police...

Regional News Roundup: Three die in Alabama house fire

Published Apr. 9 2018

A house fire claimed the life of three people in Scottsboro, Ala., late last week, according to the Scottsboro Fire...


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Family of Georgia man shot by police wants video released

Published Apr. 6 2018

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Relatives of a Georgia man fatally shot by police in January have called for police to...

Authorities still unclear on what caused CDC worker to drown

Published Apr. 6 2018

Now that authorities have found the body of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee who disappeared more than...