Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested in Atlanta for alleged disorderly conduct after her husband, talent agent James Toth, was stopped by police on suspicion of drunken driving.
Several homes were destroyed and one woman was injured when an EF-2 tornado touched down in Mansfield Friday afternoon, shattering some homes and tossing others off their foundations.
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is down from 8.6 in February, and down from 9.1 percent in March 2012.
A man shot to death last week on an Atlanta interstate while driving a $400,000 sports car was identified Monday as James D. Lewiel, a 41-year-old rapper known as "OG Double Dee," a police spokeswoman said.
The city's third murder of the year happened over night when a man was shot to death in East Albany.
Industrial and construction supplies distributor HD Supply Holdings Inc, a former division of Home Depot Inc, filed for a $1 billion initial public offering of its shares to take advantage of the rebounding U.S. housing market.
The bravery of the five firefighters was lauded in a press conference on the Wednesday’s events, which left one police officer shot and one man dead.
Millions of Americans were glued to their television sets on Monday to witness Louisville beat Michigan in the college basketball championship game but the thrill was largely lost on the rest of the world.
Southern Co's largest utility unit, Georgia Power, said it had shut its 3,166-megawatt Plant Bowen coal-fired station after an explosion Thursday afternoon.
The Atlanta Falcons' plan for a $1 billion retractable-roof stadium in downtown Atlanta passed its final significant hurdle Thursday.
The King Center in Atlanta said it would honor its namesake by kicking off "The 50 Days of Nonviolence," a challenge for youth to abstain from violence for the rest of the current school year.
Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton was indicted on murder charges along with his cousin in a case officials call a gang-related shooting that took place Atlanta in 2011.
Former educators indicted in a cheating scandal that has rocked Atlanta's public school system began turning themselves in to authorities on Tuesday, ahead of a deadline to surrender voluntarily.
A small Georgia town on Monday passed a law requiring the head of each household to own a gun as a way to keep crime down.
A grand jury indicted 35 former Atlanta public school educators, including an award-winning former superintendent, on Friday for allegedly conspiring to cheat on standardized test scores to obtain cash bonuses.
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