ATLANTA - The trial of the man charged with killing four people in an attack that started inside a courthouse headed for a constitutional showdown Tuesday as a judge said he would consider holding the state public defender office in contempt over defense funding.
ATLANTA - The WNBA will announce today that it has awarded a franchise to Atlanta, a person familiar with the deal said Tuesday.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Instead of a dangerous weave across four lanes of traffic, drivers will be able to "fly" from Ga. Highway 316 to Pleasant Hill Road beginning this weekend.
DULUTH - Roughly 30 religious leaders met with members of The Impact Group on Tuesday to discuss the foreclosure situation in Gwinnett County and partner as resources for families in financial trouble.
Group runs out on $71 drink tab
OAKWOOD - Landscapers are being forced to lay off workers, while homeowners lucky enough to own wells can water their yards at will.
People here haul out multisyllable adjectives to describe the back-to-back storms that devastated Louisiana two years ago.
Bombings strike Baghdad and northern Iraq
SNELLVILLE - Police continue to look for the suspect in a Monday night shooting that wounded a 19-year-old man.
ATLANTA - The string of busy games for Tashard Choice might seem overwhelming: 32 carries for 145 yards against Clemson, 32 carries for 135 yards against Maryland and 37 carries for 204 yards against Miami.
Much like revenge, success is sweet.
MINNEAPOLIS - For parents concerned about their overweight teens, new research suggests the best tactic might be to just relax and cook a healthy Sunday dinner.
WASHINGTON - When aging hampers memory, some people's brains compensate to stay sharp. Now scientists want to know how those brains make do - in hopes of developing treatments to help everyone else keep up.
NORCROSS - Wesleyan's volleyball team defeated host Greater Atlanta Christian 25-13, 25-18 on Tuesday night to reach the finals of the Area 4-AA/A Tournament.
MINNEAPOLIS - Medtronic Inc. is stopping distribution of wires that connect some of its defibrillators to patients' hearts after learning they may have contributed to five deaths.
LAWRENCEVILLE - The University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center at Gwinnett will be hosting several seminars over the next few weeks.
Marley Kornowa of Buford is about to embark on the biggest challenge of her life - fighting cancer.
Singer pleads not guilty to phone assault
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons will never know if Michael Vick could have solved the offensive failures so obvious in a 1-5 season.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the execution of convicted killer Jack Alderman, even as other states have halted capital punishment to allow the nation's top court to decide whether lethal injection violates the Constitution.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett police have released a sketch of a man suspected of attacking a Lawrenceville woman in her home earlier this month.
County lawyer: Change in laws for occupied homes needs more study BOC to consider other property laws
LAWRENCEVILLE - As part of Gwinnett's qualify of life fight, regulations may soon be placed on vacant and burned structures. But problems involving the overcrowding of homes and regulation of rental property may take longer to fix, a county lawyer said Tuesday.
DULUTH - The multicultural, multicolored cavalcade of faces and voices otherwise known as Up With People has brought its brand of unshakable glee to Gwinnett.
Gwinnett County's only medical college is on a mission: Recruit, educate, train and retain doctors in the state.
Where is the Hick Anti-Defamation League now that we need them? What has happened to the HADL passion?
LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett police have identified a 20-year-old man killed in a head-on collision Sunday night.
SUWANEE - As Gwinnett and Barrow counties look to attract pharmaceutical and bioscience businesses to the Ga. Highway 316 corridor, one company important to those fields quietly broke ground on a permanent facility in Suwanee on Monday.
Company recalls meat in 4 states
NEW ORLEANS - The Old U.S. Mint in New Orleans is reopening to the public for the first time since Hurricane Katrina with an exhibit this weekend that couldn't be more fitting - 'Gold.'
LAWRENCEVILLE - Two local congregations will have to find other places to gather after planning commissioners voted Tuesday to deny their requests to worship in rural neighborhoods.
NEW YORK - If your hipbone is connected to your BlackBerry or your thighbone is connected to your cell phone, those vibrations you're feeling in the car, in your pajamas, in the shower, may be coming from your headbone.
PHILADELPHIA - The Flyers are back in a more familiar position in the standings.
WINDER - Carissa Crosby said she had butterflies in her stomach when she arrived at school Tuesday morning.
LAS VEGAS - A fugitive accused in the videotaped molestation of a 3-year-old girl was arrested quietly during a traffic stop, telling the officer, 'I'm tired of running,' police said.
North Gwinnett quarterback Michael Tamburo was scrambling away from the Peachtree Ridge pass rush last Friday when his favorite receiver, Tyler Jarry, worked his way back toward the line of scrimmage to help out.
Convicted killer recaptured 35 years after escape
CHICAGO - What's so unusual about a baby fascinated with spinning a cup, or a toddler flapping his hands, or a preschooler walking on her toes?
Sara E. Griffin, 91, of Tucker, GA, died Monday, October 15, 2007. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.
Anthony J. Tony Farina Sr., age 84, of Cumming, GA, died October 15, 2007. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.
David Madison Dailey, Sr., age 72, Snellville, GA passed away on October 16, 2007. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Richie Dailey of Snellville, GA; Son ...
Ms. Phyllis Ann Garrett, of Grayson, GA, passed on October 14, 2007. She was a graceful woman who cared deeply for her family and friends. Ms. Garrett is preceded in ...
Zdzislaw Stanislaw Stan' Foltyn was born in Radom, Poland on February 15, 1927 and left his body in his hometown' of Snellville, GA, USA 4:39 AM, Tuesday ...
Mrs. Bertha Smith, age 57, of Lula, GA, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2007. She was preceded in death by her son, Joel Lee Smith. She is survived by ...
Richard (Dick) Russell, age 78, of Duluth, GA, passed away October 15, 2007. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.
Floyd Thorne, age 57, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away October 15, 2007. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
William G. Click, age 71, of Sugar Hill, died Monday, October 15, 2007. Funeral arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345 ...
Glenn O. Turner, age 75, of Buford, GA, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2007. Funeral arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518 ...
Miss Emily Lynne Robinson, age 26 of Roswell, died Sunday, October 14, 2007. She was born in East Ridge, TN, the daughter of Steven Lee and Joyce Disney Robinson. She ...