Georgia high court: DUI test refusal can't be used in court

Published Feb. 19 2019

A driver's refusal to submit to a breath test cannot be used as evidence in a criminal trial for driving...

21 Savage 'wasn't hiding' being British, feared deportation

Published Feb. 15 2019

The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage said in an interview aired Friday that he didn't talk about his British citizenship before...

Georgia bill would replace state's outdated voting machines

Published Feb. 15 2019

Three months after a much-disputed election for Georgia governor, lawmakers have filed a bill to make the state use voting...

Bill wants more online retailers to charge Georgia patrons a sales tax

Published Feb. 15 2019

Georgia's new law making more online retailers collect taxes on their sales to state residents just took effect Jan. 1,...

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announces Medicaid waiver plan

Published Feb. 15 2019

Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled a proposal Wednesday that would authorize his office to pursue Medicaid waivers to give...

Georgia bill would allow medical marijuana production

Published Feb. 14 2019

Georgia may soon allow the production and sale of low-potency medical marijuana oil within the state.

21 students sickened after eating candy at Georgia school on Valentine's Day

Published Feb. 14 2019

School officials say 21 students from a middle school south of Atlanta have been taken to hospitals after eating...

Georgia lawmakers debate bills aimed at Confederate monuments

Published Feb. 14 2019

A committee did not take action on Georgia state Sen. Jeff Mullis' monuments-protection bill Thursday after a debate about a...

Georgia business owner owing over $300,000 in back taxes admits he tried to bribe IRS agent, agrees to leave country after prison

Published Feb. 14 2019

A Georgia business owner has pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe an IRS agent to reduce his tax burden.

Georgia House speaker accused of delaying court for clients

Published Feb. 14 2019

One of Georgia's most powerful lawmakers has repeatedly used his office to delay court proceedings — some of them for...

Georgia Tech warns of rabid fox attacks after students hurt

Published Feb. 13 2019

Rabid fox attacks at Georgia Tech in Atlanta have parts of the university's campus taped-off like a crime scene and...

Atlanta loses two Fortune 500 headquarters, but remains a magnet

Published Feb. 12 2019

In the waning days of the Great Recession, Atlanta celebrated news that sparked hope for better times.

Confession, DNA evidence revealed in Georgia teacher slaying

Published Feb. 12 2019

Authorities have revealed new evidence in their case against a Georgia man charged with killing a high school teacher who...

Ex-city spokeswoman faces prosecution under open records law

Published Feb. 12 2019

A former spokeswoman for the Atlanta mayor's office faces a "first of its kind prosecution" for alleged violations of Georgia's...

Court upholds order to unseal records in brazen lynching

Published Feb. 12 2019

A historian who has spent years looking into the unsolved lynching of two black couples in rural Georgia more than...

Errors cause judge to throw out Georgia election a 2nd time

Published Feb. 8 2019

Rep. Chris Erwin finally won a seat in the Georgia legislature after a chaotic campaign in which a judge threw...

Rep. Colton Moore casts unpopular no vote against Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal honor

Published Feb. 7 2019

Former Gov. Nathan Deal's criminal justice reform efforts will be set in stone later this year, when the state's new...

Health officials warn patrons of Dalton restaurant about possible hepatitis A exposure

Published Feb. 7 2019

Anyone who ate at the Crescent City Tavern in Dalton, Georgia, last month should be on alert for symptoms associated...

ALS patient dies in minivan fire on way to Super Bowl dream

Published Feb. 5 2019

A man with Lou Gehrig's disease who dreamed of going to the Super Bowl secured tickets from a charity, but...

I-75 crash in Georgia blocks all lanes

Published Feb. 5 2019

A multi-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Georgia on Interstate 75 that blocked all lanes near the Battlefield Parkway exit is...

Super Bowl fans endure long lines leaving Atlanta's airport

Published Feb. 4 2019

Travelers heading home from the Super Bowl were enduring waits of more than an hour to get through airport security...

Federal report released on Atlanta crash that killed 4

Published Feb. 1 2019

A federal report shows that a business jet rolled over before hitting some trees and crashing in the Atlanta area...

Gov. Kemp says he'd 'fight' to stop oil drilling off Georgia coast

Published Feb. 1 2019

Republican Gov. Brian Kemp said he opposes oil drilling off the Georgia coast and he's willing to "fight for that...