ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia State Patrol trooper suffered a head injury after being dragged by a vehicle during a traffic stop, authorities said.
ATLANTA (AP) — A shooting on Interstate 85 in suburban Atlanta has claimed the life of a rising Texas rap artist, one of three interstate shootings in the metro area in two days, authorities said Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Once annually, sometimes less, the full federal appeals court in New York meets to confront a perplexing legal question. Most recently, it was to decide whether shooting somebody point-blank in the face and stabbing somebody to death are violent acts.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Savannah Police Department has canine officers and horses for mounted patrols. For a short period, the force also had a police cow.
UNADILLA, Ga. (AP) — Terry Talley, a 63-year-old former factory worker who likes to sing Journey songs and write poetry, walked free from prison after 40 years for crimes he insists he didn’t commit. He smiled, glowing in the light of a vibrant sunset. He wiped a tear. He said he didn’t want…
SURRY, Va. (AP) — When Charlome Pierce searched where her 96-year-old father could get a COVID-19 vaccine in January, she found zero options anywhere near their home in Virginia. The lone medical clinic in Surry County had none, and the last pharmacy in an area with roughly 6,500 residents a…
Donald Trump last year publicly worried that the explosion in voting by mail during the pandemic would increase turnout so much that “you'd never have a Republican elected in this country again.” But a new study shows the record rates of mail voting in 2020 didn't help Democrats or lead to a…
BOSTON (AP) — The hack of a company that manages ticket-processing and frequent-flier data for major global airlines — including Star Alliance and OneWorld members — has compromised the personal data of an unspecified number of travelers.
ATLANTA (AP) — The White House on Friday announced that it will partner with Georgia to open a new mass vaccination center at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta.
ATLANTA — Georgia representatives are joining senators in an effort to stop the twice annual change between standard time and daylight saving time.
ATLANTA — An Idaho man faces federal charges after authorities say he hacked into the computers of a Georgia city and Atlanta area medical clinics.
ATLANTA (AP) — State senators abandoned a plan Friday to strip Georgia's elected labor commissioner of much of his authority, with the proposal's sponsor saying he believed Republican Mark Butler had received the message that lawmakers want faster action on complaints about delayed and denie…
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Workers dredging muck from the Savannah harbor unexpectedly scooped up three cannons that likely predate the Civil War, officials said Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's House on Friday voted 136-31 to pass a $27.2 billion budget, putting back a fraction of the money that was cut last year and spurning a Democratic attempt to more widely expand the Medicaid health insurance program.
ATLANTA (AP) — Senators want Georgia's voters to decide whether they will allow sports betting, passing a constitutional amendment and a bill to allow the practice Friday.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Police are seeking witnesses and information after a Texas man was shot early Friday on a Georgia interstate and died.
ATLANTA (AP) — The state Senate approved a plan Wednesday that would broaden eligibility for a Georgia program that pays for special education students to attend private schools.
ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won wide praise last fall for firmly rejecting then-President Donald Trump’s false claims of voter fraud. But now that those claims have spawned an effort to tighten voting laws — one that could affect their politica…
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia could make it a felony with mandatory prison time for people who steal a single package off someone's porch or front step, no matter the value.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s House speaker is backing a plan that would nearly double pay for lawmakers and also boost pay for all statewide officials except the governor.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia moved closer Thursday to the possible repeal of an 1863 law that lets private citizens make an arrest, more than a year after the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man chased by white men who said they suspected he had committed a crime.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia House members want to spend more on mental health and state universities next year, using savings from the state share of the Medicaid program and reduced debt payments.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill that would give cities and counties a possible avenue to take down unwanted Confederate monuments and relocate them elsewhere for preservation.
ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp said Georgia's government will open five more mass-vaccination sites later this month as he defended the state's performance in delivering COVID-19 vaccines.
ATLANTA (AP) — The elected leaders of Georgia's most populous county has voted to reject a recommendation to fire the county elections director.
ATLANTA (AP) — A unanimous Georgia House voted 171-0 Wednesday for a $140 million state income tax cut, in what Republicans hope is just a first step in further tax relief.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Two women were fatally shot in the parking lot of a Georgia dollar store by a man officials said they believe is the estranged boyfriend of one of the victims.
ATLANTA (AP) — Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died at the age of 85.
REIDSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Six employees at a Georgia prison have been fired and arrested following an investigation into their actions against an inmate accused of assaulting a guard, prison officials said Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Family statement: Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two boys allegedly attempting to break into a vehicle at an Atlanta Waffle House were shot and wounded Monday night by the car owner, authorities said.
MIAMI (AP) — The NBA should be worried about this weekend, and that has nothing to do with holding an All-Star Game during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Georgia muscled legislation through the state House on Monday that would roll back voting access, over the objection of Democrats and civil rights groups gathered at the Capitol to protest.
BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — Two men face charges including murder in the death of a Georgia sheriff's deputy who was critically wounded during a chase over the weekend died of his injuries on Monday, officials said.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A critically endangered North Atlantic Right whale was found dead over the weekend off the coast of South Carolina, more than four months after it had been spotted entangled in fishing gear.
ATLANTA (AP) — While election legislation has dominated discussion in the 2021 General Assembly, Georgia lawmakers have a lot of other work to accomplish in the next week. An annual deadline called crossover is looming on March 8. By then, bills must by passed by their original chamber or fa…
BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — Both suspects accused of leading officers on a car chase that left a sheriff's deputy in south Georgia critically wounded have been captured, authorities said.
CORDELE, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Department of Agriculture has no plans to close the state-funded farmers market in southwest Georgia, according to an agency official.