Guilty plea but no jail for jewel thief Doris Payne, 87

Published Oct. 20 2017

A notorious jewel thief recently arrested at a Georgia Walmart store got no jail time during her latest court appearance.

Georgia teacher resigns over 'Make America Great Again' T-shirt controversy

Published Oct. 20 2017

Georgia teacher surrounded by controversy over students wearing "Make America Great Again" T-shirts has given her resignation to school...

Teacher resigns over 'Make America Great Again' T-shirts

Published Oct. 19 2017

A Georgia teacher surrounded by controversy over students wearing "Make America Great Again" T-shirts has given her resignation.


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Drug overdoses suspected after 2 Navy sailors die days apart in same Georgia house

Published Oct. 18 2017

Investigators suspect drug overdoses killed two Navy submarine sailors whose bodies were found in the same coastal Georgia house four...

Texts show sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop protest by Georgia university cheerleaders

Published Oct. 18 2017

A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff and recounted with pride how the two pressured a university president to take...

Georgia man fatally shot woman, then turned gun on himself

Published Oct. 17 2017

A woman is dead and a man was shot.

Mom: Atlanta hospital is endangering 2-year-old son for dad's mistakes

Published Oct. 16 2017

A mother says an Atlanta hospital is unfairly endangering her 2-year-old son because of his father's mistakes.

Though off field, five Georgia college cheerleaders to protest during national anthem

Published Oct. 16 2017

Five cheerleaders at a college in Georgia are vowing to kneel in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is...

Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem

Published Oct. 16 2017

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia physician said her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national...

Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem

Published Oct. 16 2017

A Georgia physician says her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta...

5 arrests in 1983 case authorities say was motivated by race

Published Oct. 16 2017

After reopening a cold case, authorities in Georgia have arrested five people.

AP analysis: FEMA rejects appeals worth $1.2B over a decade

Published Oct. 15 2017

As U.S. communities ravaged by this year's series of intense hurricanes and wildfires clear debris and begin to rebuild, many...

4-H center director arrested on child pornography charge

Published Oct. 13 2017

The Gainesville Times reports that 48-year-old Paul Travis Williams was arrested.

'You are my slave:' School's Civil War Day sparks mom's ire

Published Oct. 13 2017

A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols.

Fans in low places: Sound woes mar Garth Brooks stadium show

Published Oct. 13 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - Fans at the first big concert at Atlanta's gleaming new sports arena say a screeching sound made...

'You are my slave:' School's Civil War Day sparks mom's ire

Published Oct. 13 2017

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A new battle line has formed in the national debate over Civil War flags and symbols...

Parents of disabled students suing Georgia in federal court

Published Oct. 12 2017

Georgia schools have put thousands of children into a separate program and failed to give them an adequate education, parents...

Governor suspends Snellville, Ga., mayor from office

Published Oct. 12 2017

The mayor of an Atlanta suburb has been suspended from office by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.

Equifax pulls customer service page, cites vendor's software

Published Oct. 12 2017

Equifax said Thursday that problems with an online customer help page were caused by a vendor's software code and not...

Gov. Deal: Washington must 'step up' Savannah harbor funding

Published Oct. 12 2017

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal said Thursday that Washington needs to "step up" with more money to deepen...

FBI director: Motive in Las Vegas shooting still unclear

Published Oct. 12 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - The FBI director says investigators haven't yet determined a motive behind a mass shooting at a Las...


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Exhibition explores African design as agent of change

Published Oct. 12 2017

ATLANTA (AP) - A new exhibition opening in Atlanta encourages visitors to abandon their preconceived notions about Africa and explore...

Woman shot as police tried to serve warrant in Georgia

Published Oct. 12 2017

Authorities say a woman has been shot.