As the wave of troops sailed toward Omaha Beach in the early morning of June 6, 1944, Frank DeVita could hear the German machine gun fire striking the outside of his landing craft . His job was to lower the ramp when the craft got to the beach and then raise it after the American troops clam…
Planes spread out across the sky, nearly wingtip to wingtip. A sniper's bullet whizzing by the ear. Squeezing a dying soldier's hand, so he knew he was not alone.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two film projects have pulled production from Georgia after the governor signed the so-called "heartbeat bill," which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
ATLANTA (AP) — An attempted robbery at an apartment complex near Atlanta turned into a grisly scene when the robber and two victims were all killed in a gun battle.
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta police officer has been fired for using a stun gun on a woman and punching her in the face in front of her traumatized 4-year-old daughter.
At the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation, abortion rights supporters held rallies Tuesday in opposition to the wave of sweeping abortion bans being enacted this year in Midwestern and Southern states.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says Georgia's oldest city violated the free-speech rights of tour guides by requiring them to obtain a license under a local law that has since been scrapped.
HINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A citizen-soldier in the Army National Guard has been buried in southeast Georgia after he died from undisclosed causes while deployed to Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory has been installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors.
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Georgia say a former county commissioner used her elected position to extort $1,000 from a contractor.
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit that challenges Georgia's current voting machines and seeks statewide use of paper ballots can move forward.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion clinics are facing protesters emboldened by a flurry of restrictive new state laws as they reassure confused patients that the laws have yet to take effect, abortion providers said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Restaurants, coffeehouses and bars in Georgia that once rushed to offer CBD-infused items are pulling back after a warning from the state's agriculture commissioner.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A University of Georgia track athlete who was impaled by a javelin during practice says he hopes to return to the sport soon.
ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney says a nonprofit that manages the U.S. organ transplant system is rolling back a new nationwide policy over how to allocate scarce livers available for transplants as the issue is tied up in a lawsuit.
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say a jury has convicted five Gangster Disciples members, including a former police officer, on charges including racketeering conspiracy involving murder.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country's only all-male historically black college over the school's new admission policy that accepts transgender men.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A grand jury is set to hear the case of a Georgia man accused of threatening to share explicit photos of several Alabama women if the women didn't meet him for sex.
BOKOSHE, Okla. (AP) — Susan Holmes' home, corner store and roadside beef jerky stand are right off Oklahoma Highway 31, putting them in the path of trucks hauling ash and waste from a power plant that burns the high-sulfur coal mined near this small town.
A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans —— estimated at $40 million.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Former state senator and executive director of the state Republican Party David Shafer has been elected chairman of the Georgia GOP.
ATLANTA (AP) — As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet.
RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (AP) — On any given week, Richmond Hill drivers can spot Zach Martin sitting near the railroad tracks off Ford Avenue.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter has changed plans and will not teach Sunday school just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — A former Georgia court clerk sent to prison for stealing large sums of money deposited in her care has settled a civil lawsuit by agreeing to forfeit half of her pension.
MONROE, Ga. (AP) — A company that manufactures vehicle components for major automakers is launching a $100 million expansion of its plant in Georgia.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Lord knows how many times in the 113-year-old history of the University of West Georgia that students have picnicked, played Frisbee or casually walked across a small, grassy plot of land in the middle of the campus.
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say four people were killed when a tractor-trailer driving north on Interstate 75 crashed into a pickup truck, shoving the truck into another tractor-trailer.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is making his first public appearances in North Carolina for his 2020 presidential bid as part of a long weekend traveling through the South.
ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking cocaine and money laundering.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions passed in recent years.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's Republican governor has signed the nation's strictest abortion ban into law, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases, punishable by up to life in prison, and with no exceptions for rape and incest.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won't allow her to wear a hijab at work.