Georgia lawmaker says new evidence supports ousting speaker

Published Apr. 18 2019

A Georgia lawmaker says new evidence supports his efforts to oust the state House speaker following reports the powerful Republican...

Warnings, watches issued as strong storms enter Southeast

Published Apr. 18 2019

Forecasters warned about tornadoes and other violent weather Thursday as a front that unleashed twisters and hail in the lower...

Georgia Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill to expand access for patients in need

Published Apr. 18 2019

Some Georgia patients will soon be allowed to legally buy the marijuana they are already allowed to possess.


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Delta Air Lines plans to hire 500 aircraft mechanics this year

Published Apr. 17 2019

Delta Air Lines plans to hire 500 aviation maintenance technicians this year, during a period when aircraft mechanics are in...

Two-year-old Georgia girl killed in shooting after domestic dispute

Published Apr. 17 2019

A 2-year-old girl was fatally shot when a man opened fire at an Augusta home Tuesday evening after an argument...

Police: Georgia slaying fugitive caught after harming 3 more people in Tennessee

Published Apr. 17 2019

A man wanted in a fatal shooting in Georgia is now accused of shooting a 2-year-old girl in Tennessee and...

Zombie movie actor accused of beating two women, forcing one to taste his blood in Georgia

Published Apr. 16 2019

A zombie movie actor is accused of beating two women and forcing one of them to taste his blood.

Spring snowstorm buries Midwest, tornadoes possible in South

Published Apr. 12 2019

Strong winds and more snow hit the Midwest on Friday after a spring storm buried several states in snow and...

North Georgia woman accused of beating 3-month-old daughter to death

Published Apr. 12 2019

A Cornelia woman is accused of beating her infant daughter to death.

Lawsuit: Georgia jail conditions bad for mentally ill women

Published Apr. 12 2019

Prolonged solitary confinement and harrowing conditions at a Georgia jail result in a substantial risk of serious psychological harm for...

Report: More than 500,000 defective airbags remain unrepaired in Georgia

Published Apr. 11 2019

Hundreds of thousands of Georgia residents are driving recalled vehicles.

Georgia confirms 17 sickened in multistate E. coli outbreak

Published Apr. 10 2019

A state agency says at least 17 people in Georgia have been sickened in an outbreak of E. coli infections...


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Chattooga County school board member resigns for second time in a month, saying his presence created animosity

Published Apr. 9 2019

Board of Education member John Turner resigned Monday, saying his presence at meetings was only creating animosity.

Georgia legislators take another stab at 'water war' to gain access to Tennessee River

Published Apr. 8 2019

In one of the longest-running fights in U.S. history, Georgia legislators once again will try to pull water from the...

Southern storms leave tornado damage in Alabama

Published Apr. 8 2019

Tornadoes knocked down power lines and caused scattered damage across farms and a retail district early Monday in northeast Alabama,...

Georgia latest state to legalize needle exchange to stop HIV

Published Apr. 6 2019

James Lane has a backpack full of syringes slung across his shoulder as he goes to exchange used needles for...

Georgia Gov. Kemp signs new touchscreen voting machines bill

Published Apr. 5 2019

Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has quietly signed a wide ranging elections bill authorizing the statewide purchase of new touchscreen...

A 16-year-old boy and a pregnant woman among three killed, two officers hurt in standoff at Georgia home

Published Apr. 5 2019

A standoff that began when two Georgia police officers were shot and wounded has ended with a 16-year-old boy and...

After second vote, Dalton Utilities bond bill fails in Georgia General Assembly's final hours

Published Apr. 3 2019

State Rep. Jason Ridley won a power struggle in the closing hours of Georgia's legislative session Tuesday.

Last day of Georgia's 2019 legislative session: Marijuana, school safety plans, teen marriages

Published Apr. 3 2019

Tuesday marked the final day of Georgia's 2019 legislative session, and lawmakers worked until midnight making compromises and passing legislation.

Georgia lawmakers consider marriage age, rape kits and more in last hectic day of legislative session

Published Apr. 2 2019

Georgia lawmakers considered proposals to raise the minimum age for marriage and preserve evidence in rape cases on Tuesday during...


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Police officer shot in suburban Atlanta, injuries unclear

Published Apr. 1 2019

A police officer in suburban Atlanta has been shot.

Boy, 6, dies of heart attack; collapsed during team pictures

Published Apr. 1 2019

A 6-year-old boy who collapsed at a baseball field in Georgia while taking pictures with his teammates has died.