Equifax to pay up to $700 million in data breach settlement

Published Jul. 22 2019

Equifax will pay at least $700 million - and potentially much more - to settle lawsuits over a 2017 data...

New court date set for man accused of killing woman, 3 kids

Published Jul. 22 2019

A new court date has been set for a Georgia man accused of killing his girlfriend and her three children.

House fire devours Baptist church in Savannah, Georgia

Published Jul. 22 2019

A house fire spread to a house of worship next door, all but destroying the First Metropolitan Baptist Church of...


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Georgia sees strongest June for job growth in more than 20 years

Published Jul. 22 2019

Georgia saw its strongest June for job growth in more than two decades.

Georgia woman killed when jet-ski hits Lake Lanier shoreline

Published Jul. 22 2019

ATLANTA (AP) — A 20-year-old Georgia woman was killed in a jet-ski wreck on Lake Lanier.

Ohio preacher gets deal in child rape case after years of court delays by Georgia House speaker

Published Jul. 20 2019

An evangelical Ohio preacher accused of repeatedly raping a child has avoided prison mostly because of his attorney, who's said...

Tennessee job growth maintains tight labor market; Georgia jobless rate falls to near 2-decade low

Published Jul. 18 2019

Tennessee employers continued to add jobs at a faster pace than the U.S. average over the past 12 months, creating...

Police say mom, 3 children found slain at Georgia apartment

Published Jul. 18 2019

Police say a woman and her three children have been found dead at a Georgia apartment complex.

Georgia U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson hospitalized after Washington, D.C., fall

Published Jul. 17 2019

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., has been hospitalized after falling in his Washington, D.C., apartment and suffering four fractured ribs.

Georgia beach goers keep pilot whales from stranding on shore

Published Jul. 17 2019

A state biologist says beachgoers in Georgia helped keep about 30 pilot whales from stranding themselves on the shore.

Georgia officer shoots, wounds man refusing to drop a knife

Published Jul. 15 2019

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says deputies shot and wounded a man who they say refused to drop a knife...

Wreck between Georgia ambulance, car sends 5 to hospital

Published Jul. 15 2019

Five people have been injured in a wreck between a passenger car and a Georgia ambulance that wasn't carrying any...

Sheriff: Georgia deputy fired over 'incompetent' conduct

Published Jul. 12 2019

A Georgia deputy has been fired for conduct the sheriff is calling incompetent, negligent and unprofessional.

Judge: Georgia must allow inspection of election databases

Published Jul. 11 2019

A federal judge has ordered Georgia election officials to allow computer experts and lawyers to review the databases used...

Amazon will bring 1,000 jobs, new warehouse to Atlanta area

Published Jul. 11 2019

Amazon says it will open a new warehouse facility in the Atlanta area that will create 1,000 jobs.

South Carolina police say a Georgia man threw a 13-year-old girl from vehicle after sexually assaulting her

Published Jul. 10 2019

Authorities say a man from Georgia came to South Carolina to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and threw her...

Lawsuit says white couple evicted tenant over black visitors

Published Jul. 10 2019

A federal lawsuit accuses a white Georgia couple of evicting a white tenant because she invited a black family to...

Armored truck's cash rains on Atlanta interstate

Published Jul. 10 2019

Drivers on Atlanta's busy perimeter highway were bombarded by flying money after a door swung open on an armored truck.

Atlanta mayor OKs smoking ban in bars, restaurants, airport

Published Jul. 10 2019

The mayor of Atlanta has signed legislation banning smoking and vaping in enclosed areas such as bars, restaurants and the...

Power outage closes North Georgia health department on Wednesday

Published Jul. 10 2019

A power outage has forced the Gilmer County (Georgia) Health Department to close today.

Georgia police: Man helping stuck driver is killed by passing cars

Published Jul. 9 2019

Police in Georgia say a man stopped on Interstate 285 to help a stranded driver and was fatally struck by...


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Ambulances in Georgia county accused of being late to city emergency calls

Published Jul. 9 2019

A Georgia city has accused the surrounding county of not abiding by an agreement to ensure American Medical Response ambulances...

Delta jet makes unscheduled landing in North Carolina

Published Jul. 9 2019

Officials of Delta Air Lines say a jet bound for Baltimore from Atlanta made an unscheduled stop in North Carolina...