Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins

Published Feb. 23 2018

Alabama officials on Thursday postponed a scheduled lethal injection of an inmate who had argued that his veins were severely...

Husband of slain online exhibitionist charged with murder in Alabama

Published Feb. 22 2018

The husband of an online exhibitionist whose partially nude body was found outside her suburban home was arrested Thursday in...

Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

Published Feb. 22 2018

As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream. Then he yelled "murderers!...

Alabama inmate claims he is at risk for 'botched' execution

Published Feb. 22 2018

Alabama stood ready Thursday to execute an inmate who argued there is an increased risk of a botched execution because...

Report: KKK chapters drop steeply despite 'hate group' surge

Published Feb. 22 2018

The number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects...

Georgia nurses indicted on murder, neglect charges

Published Feb. 22 2018

A Georgia grand jury has indicted two nurses and an aide in the death of an elderly patient.

Georgia prison officials investigate apparent inmate suicide

Published Feb. 21 2018

Prison officials say they're investigating the fourth apparent suicide of a Georgia inmate this year.

Georgia governor proposes slashing taxes after federal 'windfall'

Published Feb. 21 2018

The governor and lawmakers have announced a proposal to slash income taxes in Georgia in response to federal tax changes...

R. Kelly evicted from Atlanta homes, owes $31,000 in rent

Published Feb. 20 2018

R. Kelly has been forced out of two Atlanta-area homes after failing to pay more than $31,000 in past rent.

Georgia's toxic sites await cleanup as funds are diverted

Published Feb. 20 2018

Georgia has more than 500 hazardous sites in need of costly cleanup, but an analysis of state spending shows that...

Jimmy Carter 'deathly afraid' as wife underwent surgery

Published Feb. 19 2018

Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday he was "deathly afraid" as his 90-year-old wife underwent surgery over the weekend.

Fire that destroyed 5 Georgia homes, damaged 14 ruled arson

Published Feb. 19 2018

Investigators ruled arson was to blame for a fire that started in a Georgia home and rapidly spread throughout a...

Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

Published Feb. 19 2018

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital.

Trump names Georgia sheriff, police chief as U.S. marshals

Published Feb. 19 2018

President Donald Trump has chosen a Georgia sheriff and a former police chief to fill vacant U.S. marshal posts in...

Airplane work expected to bring 400 jobs to Georgia air base

Published Feb. 19 2018

Robins Air Force Base in central Georgia will soon begin doing overhaul maintenance on the C-130 airplanes flown by the...

Police say 8-year-old girl dies after being hit by vehicle

Published Feb. 16 2018

Police in Georgia say an 8-year-old girl has died after she and her mother were struck by a vehicle as...

Black athletes in 1980s, 90s not outspoken, but not silent

Published Feb. 16 2018

By the 1980s, America finally publicly embraced the black athlete, looking past skin color to see athleticism and skill, rewarding...

Regional News Roundup: Sheriff compares Georgia governor to 'Lucifer' for bail plan

Published Feb. 16 2018

A Georgia sheriff compared the governor to the devil over a plan to loosen bail demands.

Regional News Roundup: Pro boxer arrested on sexual battery charge at Atlanta mall

Published Feb. 14 2018

Professional boxer Adrien Broner was arrested on a misdemeanor sexual battery charge Tuesday at Lenox Square, Atlanta police said.

Georgia Senate backs expanding Sunday morning alcohol sales

Published Feb. 13 2018

Georgians would be able to purchase alcohol at restaurants and wineries on Sunday mornings under a proposal approved Tuesday by...

Man found shot to death in woods near abandoned car

Published Feb. 13 2018

A man has been found shot to death in a wooded area of Atlanta.


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Trump seeks another $49M to fund deeper Savannah harbor

Published Feb. 12 2018

President Donald Trump is seeking another $49 million funding installment for deepening Savannah's busy shipping channel.

Regional News Roundup: Officer's killer was extremely anti-government, newspaper says

Published Feb. 12 2018

A newspaper reports that a man suspected of killing a police officer before dying in a shootout with authorities in...