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Dragon*Con 2014 expected to draw record crowds

A record number of gamers, cosplayers, comic book readers and pop culture fans are expected to pour into downtown Atlanta this Labor Day weekend for the 28th consecutive year of Dragon Con.

Ga. DOE accepting applications for family-friendly partnership school awards

The Georgia Department of Education is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

Man stabs Georgia State University cop, Atlanta officer shoots him | RAW VIDEO

Watch as this Atlanta police officer shoots a man after witnessing him stab another cop near Georgia State University.

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Gwinnett Tech Foundation names new board chair

Mike Price, executive manager of Elesys North America, Inc., is the new chair of the Gwinnett Tech Foundation Board of Trustees.

CDC: Worker possibly exposed to Ebola | VIDEO

A staff member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has returned to the United States from West Africa by charter flight after the employee had low-risk contact with a health worker who tested positive for Ebola.

Common Core supporters, critics spell out their stance at BOE hearing

Common Core, which critics have said “comes straight from Obama’s desk,” while supporters boast that it will raise standards, was easily the most discussed issue at the Buford Fine Arts Center. State Board of Education member Mike Royal hosted the discussion as he represents the seventh district that includes Gwinnett and south Forsyth County.

Ga. teen among four killed in fiery Ohio plane crash

Four Ohio college students were killed late Monday in a fiery plane crash near a Cleveland-area airport, investigators and college officials said on Tuesday.

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Police say 13-year-old Ga. boy killed in bed likely not intended target

A 13-year-old Georgia boy who was shot and killed by an older teenager while he slept may have been the victim of mistaken identity, police said on Monday.

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Ebola patients released from Atlanta hospital

Two American aid workers discharged from an Atlanta hospital after being treated for Ebola pose no health risk to the public, an Emory University Hospital doctor said.

Metro unemployment rate hits 8 percent

The July rate was up half a percentage point from 7.5 percent in June.

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Gwinnett Schools ACT results surpass state, national averages

Georgia’s average composite score on the most recent ACT results is 20.8, while the national average is 21.0. Georgia’s ACT rank has improved from 37th in 2011 to 30th this year.

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Garth Brooks breaks Philips Arena performance record with seven consecutive shows

Garth Brooks announced two additional performances on his World Tour at Philips Arena, bringing the total up to seven shows in Atlanta.

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Kenny Rogers' Buckhead home listed for sale | PHOTOS

Kenny Rogers’ Buckhead home hit the market and is listed at $4.8 million

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Tracy Morgan's lawyer says '30 Rock' star is 'struggling,' gives Walmart lawsuit update

Tracy Morgan has spent most of the last two decades on NBC airwaves, but it was his lawyer who took his place on the "Today" Show on Monday morning.

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