SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation its equipment may have sparked a deadly Northern California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills to harden its system against wildfires and d…
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SINGAPORE (AP) — Shares were mixed in early trading in Asia on Friday on revived concerns over the prospects for a breakthrough in trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
Earlier this year, Robb Pitts was involved in a car accident in Sandy Springs. The car Pitts was riding in was struck and totaled by a driver who was under the influence. The suspect was arraigned in Fulton County magistrate court Thursday, and Pitts took the opportunity to remind Fulton re…
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a 2-year-old boy who found a handgun under his father's pillow has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
MARIETTA — Jim and Carol Thomas may not have heard the sound, but they saw Thursday morning the fury of a more than century old red oak in their backyard that fell overnight.
NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee outfielder Christian Yelich was a runaway winner for the National League Most Valuable Player award after helping the Brewers return to the playoffs for the first time in seven years.
Paulding County has certified its election results and an official said a review found nothing to change the final vote totals and force it to recertify its numbers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers wins NL MVP award with 29 of 30 first-place votes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California regulators recommended new restrictions Thursday on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies.
Two Atlanta nonprofits are spending Giving Tuesday (Nov. 27), the nation’s annual day set aside to donate to charities, by offering residents different ways to give back.
The city of Marietta will rename the Kennesaw Avenue bridge over North Marietta Parkway in honor of the late Harris Hines, a longtime Marietta resident and former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court.
The Georgia Senate Majority Caucus has elected Sen. Mike Dugan (R – Carrollton) to serve as Senate Majority Leader. “I am humbled that my caucus colleagues trust me to serve as their leader in the Senate,” said. Sen. Dugan. “I will not take my duties lightly and look forward to working with …
A theater that ranked as one of the finest and most expensive neighborhood theaters in the South when it was built in 1927 made the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2019 Places in Peril list.
Sen. Elena Parent (D – Atlanta) was elected to serve as the Minority Caucus Vice-Chair for Campaigns and Fundraising by her colleagues in the minority caucus. “At a crucial time as the Democratic Party makes gains in Georgia, I am honored to have been elected to this position by my colleagu…
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia House voted Thursday to give a second chance to a $40 million tax exemption on jet fuel that lawmakers defeated months earlier in a spat over gun rights with Delta Air Lines.
DENVER (AP) — A network of U.S. cities and counties paying for lawyers to represent immigrants facing deportation in the wake of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown is planning to expand.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland President Wallace Loh says he told the school's governing body that "all hell will break loose" if DJ Durkin was retained as head coach of its football team after a player's death, a prophetic warning that went unheeded.
Another day and another federal court ruling as Georgia’s gubernatorial election continues into its second week. A federal judge ruled yesterday that the Georgia election officials must count absentee ballots that were thrown out due to missing and incorrect birth dates. The judge did not al…
As residents prepare for their Thanksgiving feast, the Cobb County government offers the following tips to prevent FOG from clogging one’s household pipes.
Cherokee Sheriff's Office Deputy Benjamin Botzong recently completed a 15-week online cybersecurity course from the University of Louisville and earned a cybersecurity specialist certificate.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California residents faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire also are grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands that are popular destinations for hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers.
FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts college basketball player caught on video throwing a forearm into the face of an opposing player who had just taken a shot has apologized.
The Captain Planet Foundation will present its annual Benefit Gala, one of the Southeast’s largest eco-fundraisers, Dec. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges related to a scheme to help a coal company avoid paying for a costly toxic waste cleanup.
Retired Navy Chief Petty Officer Marilyn Clark has a new home among her military peers thanks to some local businesses and Habitat for Humanity.
FBI Atlanta field office Special Agent in Charge Chris Hacker and Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields said Rufus Hurst, 25, who was wanted for hijacking a motor vehicle, is in custody.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House's decision to strip CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his White House press credentials (all times local):
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A law firm hired by Ohio State University to investigate a former team doctor accused of sexual misconduct against athletes and students hopes to wrap up its fact finding by the end of the year.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Maryland's attorney general on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an order for state officials to draw up a new congressional redistricting plan that isn't tainted by partisan gerrymandering.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democrat Jared Golden flips U.S. House seat in Maine in first use of ranked balloting in a congressional race.
Fulton County residents may soon find that having a hearing before the county’s board of equalization won’t necessitate a trip to Atlanta.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000.
Fulton County may be making progress on resolving its large number of property tax assessment appeals, but it has yet to reach the residential percentage level of appeals being resolved that one commissioner had anticipated.
DETROIT (AP) — A young man who was fired from his food service worker job at the Detroit Tigers' home stadium after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza has been sentenced to 18 months of probation.
A four-year journey to decide where to go to college ended for Sofie Adams when a college recruiter approached her after a softball game and asked, "Do you want to study abroad?"
The back of a pickup truck outside a gas station in rural west Paulding County at 12:30 a.m. is generally not the ideal time and place for a child's birth.