Federal authorities say they've arrested 10 current and former metro Atlanta law enforcement officers accused of accepting thousands of dollars to provide protection during drug deals in an undercover federal operation.
School employees in Georgia could not be punished for refusing to carry firearms under changed legislation being debated by state lawmakers.
Georgia lawmakers are once again asking to redraw its northern border in the hope of getting water from the Tennessee River.
President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan within a year, a senior administration official said Tuesday.
Police in the Atlanta suburb of Stone Mountain will not be able to use their radar guns for a year after state officials said the department failed to recertify the technology, a step that's required annually.
Sheriff's officials say they believe a syringe found in birdseed at a Georgia Walmart is unrelated to more than a dozen syringes found in clothing items at the same store in late 2011.
An accused home invader is recovering from his injuries after being shot five times at close range by a Georgia mother in a case that's been highlighted by firearms enthusiasts.
Authorities say a 79-year-old Atlanta woman has been arrested on drug charges after police found nine pounds of marijuana in her home.
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Tax collection growth in Georgia grew by more than 10 percent last month, potentially improving the state's budget situation.
Forecasters are warning of the potential for flash flooding in Georgia as heavy rain continued to fall in many parts of the state.
Pontiff, who has served as head of the Catholic Church since 2005, will be first to resign in nearly six centuries.
Mumford & Sons wrapped up a completely unpredictable Grammy Awards with perhaps the most surprising win of the night, taking home album of the year for "Babel."
State education officials could deliberate privately on whether to recommend the removal of troubled school boards under a plan being considered by Georgia legislators.
A tornado tore through Hattiesburg on Sunday as part of a wave of severe storms that downed trees, damaged buildings and injured more than a dozen people.
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Clayton County police are investigating a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Lovejoy that injured three people.
Snow began to fall around the Northeast on Friday at the start of what's predicted to be a massive, possibly historic blizzard, and residents scurried to stock up on food and supplies ahead of the storm poised to dump up to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond.
A former prison doctor who has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting inmates who came to him for treatment at the federal penitentiary in Atlanta is set to be sentenced.
Police are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a bicyclist outside Atlanta.
Authorities say a seventh-grade student at a Hall County school is accused of making a terroristic threat after they say another student heard the 14-year-old make a comment about "shooting up the school."
The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion annually, the financially struggling agency says.
Airport officials on Tuesday said passenger traffic increased by more than 3.1 million passengers in 2012 -- making 2012 the busiest year ever for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
U.S. home prices jumped by the most in 6 ½ years in December, spurred by a low supply of available homes and rising demand.
Officials in the U.S. Attorney's office say a former Tattnall County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to nine years in prison for selling illegal drugs he stole from the evidence room.
Police in DeKalb County have arrested two men on charges of sex trafficking, rape, false imprisonment and drug offenses.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced it plans to begin working on 17 infrastructure improvement projects throughout the state.
Police in metro Atlanta say four people, including two children, have been found dead inside an apartment in a possible murder-suicide.
Authorities stormed an underground bunker Monday in southeastern Alabama, freeing a 5-year-old boy and leaving his captor dead.
Firefighters were putting out hotspots at an abandoned warehouse that caught fire near the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, sending thick smoke into the neighborhood.
President Barack Obama said Sunday that gays should be allowed in the Boy Scouts and women should be allowed in military combat roles, weighing in on two storied American institutions facing proposals to end long-held exclusions.
If naysayers still doubted Beyonce's singing talents — even after her national anthem performance this week at a press conference — the singer proved she is an exceptional performer at the Super Bowl halftime show.
A fiery one-vehicle crash in Cobb County has claimed the lives of two teenagers from Marietta.
A tour bus overturned Sunday on a rural desert highway in Southern California, killing multiple people, a fire department spokesman said.
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The mayor of Adairsville says more than 1,000 volunteers helped with tornado cleanup in the north Georgia city this weekend.
A shopper at a Wal-Mart in Columbus left behind something illegal — a small bag of methamphetamine.
A middle Georgia man who was charged in the shooting death of his newlywed wife was scheduled to appear in court Friday.
Transit officials say a bus driver was stabbed on the job in metro Atlanta.
A special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a south Georgia high school teacher is free on bond after being arrested for allegedly having sex with at least seven students.
A Morehouse College student has been hospitalized after being shot over a pick-up basketball game.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency in Bartow and Gordon counties, areas that were hardest hit during a suspected tornado.
A fire chief says a storm that roared across northwest Georgia has left overturned vehicles on Interstate 75, and crews are responding to reports of people trapped in residential and commercial buildings.
The National Weather Service has called off the tornado watch for all of metro Atlanta. It was originally scheduled until 8 p.m.