'No Scrubs' writers get added to Sheeran hit 'Shape of You'

Published Mar. 22 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The songwriters behind TLC's 1999 megahit "No Scrubs" are now listed as co-writers of Ed Sheeran's...

After surgery, Georgia senator could miss crucial votes

Published Mar. 22 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Sen. Johnny Isakson is recuperating from his second back surgery this year at his Georgia home, complicating...

Georgia lawmakers OK $49 billion budget with teacher raises

Published Mar. 22 2017

Georgia teachers would get a 2 percent salary increase while state employees who handle child welfare cases will see a...

Storms knock out power, damage homes across the South [photos]

Published Mar. 22 2017

Severe storms damaged homes, downed trees and knocked out power as areas around the South were pounded with wind, rain...

Advocates ask senators to reject sex assault hearing limits

Published Mar. 21 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Advocates for victims on Tuesday asked Georgia lawmakers to reject a bill overhauling colleges' disciplinary processes in...

New security measure could cause travelers to reroute trips

Published Mar. 21 2017

DALLAS (AP) - A new U.S. security measure banning many electronic devices on flights from eight mostly Muslim countries is...

Police: Men brought 'bag of bullets' to shootout with alleged gang members

Published Mar. 21 2017

Two 21-year-old men brought 40-caliber handguns and a "Wal-Mart bag of bullets" to an alleged gang fight.

In Republican 'burbs, Georgia election centers on a Democrat

Published Mar. 21 2017

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) - The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but...

Georgia bills on state role in weak schools, taxes advance

Published Mar. 20 2017

Georgia lawmakers sent several high-profile bills toward floor votes on Monday with less than two weeks remaining in this year's...

Georgia murder trial scrapped for Christmas; now retrial is at issue

Published Mar. 20 2017

After a Georgia judge scrapped an ongoing murder trial when it interfered with jurors' Christmas plans, the suspect says he...

Already in peril, Georgia's rural hospitals unsure on health care bill

Published Mar. 20 2017

Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a...

Walmart pays $6.3M in bonuses to metro Atlanta workers

Published Mar. 20 2017

Almost 10,800 Walmart employees in metro Atlanta are getting a pay bump this week thanks to bonuses from the giant...

LGBT community worries about hate crime prosecutions

Published Mar. 20 2017

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) - In the waning days of President Barack Obama's administration, supporters of LGBT rights hailed the first...

Young candidate seeks seat on newly formed city's council

Published Mar. 18 2017

At 19, she's barely old enough to vote.

Savannah bar recalls Jimmy Carter visit on St. Patrick's Day

Published Mar. 17 2017

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - It sounds like a story concocted after a few too many drinks on St. Patrick's Day:...

Running for president? Some states want tax returns public

Published Mar. 17 2017

HONOLULU (AP) - Lawmakers in nearly half the states want to add a requirement for presidential candidates: Show us your...

Man allegedly tells mother of his child 'I'm going to rape you' in front of kid

Published Mar. 17 2017

"I'm going to rape you" was the response a Fairburn woman said she got when she told her child's father...

Woman charged 4 decades after teenage girl killed in Georgia

Published Mar. 17 2017

Police in central Georgia say a woman has been arrested and charged with murder in the 1975 stabbing death of...

Cops: Man had 50 packets of crack near elementary school when arrested

Published Mar. 17 2017

An Atlanta man remains in jail after what seemed like a simple traffic stop near a Cobb County elementary school...

Georgia set to expand access to medical marijuana

Published Mar. 16 2017

Georgia legislators have come to an agreement to expand the state's medical cannabis program.

Faith and traditions infuse St. Patrick's Day in Savannah

Published Mar. 16 2017

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - There were no green beers or gaudy T-shirts when Savannah first celebrated St. Patrick's Day, just...


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3 arrested in shooting death of U.S. marshal

Published Mar. 16 2017

Three people have been arrested in the shooting death of a U.S. marshal, the GBI said Thursday.

Shaq furnishes home of Atlanta girl who survived dog attack

Published Mar. 16 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal has bought new furniture for the family of a 5-year-old Atlanta girl who survived a...