DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A man is in custody for allegedly shooting a woman to death in front of her 3-year-old daughter, police said.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” in America.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, a family statement said. He was 98.
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Power says a crews have reached a big milestone in the construction of a second new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle.
ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights leader Joseph Lowery, who served with King and gave Obama’s inaugural benediction, has died at 98.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Abbe Nelson sat in her family room working and chatting with her husband only three short months after she brought home her new little tabby kitten, Swayze, when they noticed her doing something kind of strange: the kitten put her two front paws together out in front of h…
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's confirmed coronavirus caseload doubled in just three days to more than 2,190 people infected and 65 deaths, state health officials said Friday.
LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — A year after a baby's body was found inside a cooler on the side of a Georgia road, authorities believe they found the baby's mother.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A man pretending to be a police officer made a traffic stop for violating a non-existent curfew related to the coronavirus pandemic, authorities in Georgia said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday night defended not issuing a statewide stay-at-home order, even though cases of the new coronavirus continued to rise rapidly in the state, where at least 56 people have died because of the virus.
ATLANTA (AP) — A top Georgia Republican is pushing for more delays in state elections because of the threat of COVID-19 and how it might suppress turnout.
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia are searching for a man accused of shooting and wounding his ex-girlfriend while their 1-year-old child was nearby.
A Georgia couple who traveled to India to adopt a child have had to delay bringing their new daughter back to the United States after Indian authorities locked down the country because of the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — almost five times the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Grocery stores across the U.S. are installing protective plastic shields at checkouts to help keep cashiers and shoppers from infecting one another with the coronavirus.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police in suburban Atlanta say a man has been arrested in Washington state and charged with murder in a 2002 cold case killing.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge ruled she will not halt removal of a capsized cargo ship along the Georgia coast while a salvage company that lost the job to a competitor sues the U.S. Coast Guard.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — It started with an infected person from out of town who attended a funeral. Now the largest hospital in Georgia’s mostly rural southwest corner is rapidly running out of space amid the highest rate of coronavirus infection in the entire state.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has been walking a tightrope for weeks during the coronavirus crisis, trying to protect both residents vulnerable to the virus and the cratering economy in a state of 21 million people.
ATLANTA (AP) — Confirmed infections from the new coronavirus in Georgia rose to almost 1,400 Wednesday, with nearly a third of those people hospitalized, according to state health officials. Nearly 50 deaths in the state have been attributed to the virus.
MIAMI (AP) — Florida-based grocery chain Publix announced it will install plexiglass barriers to protect its cashiers, joining other retailers that are installing the shields to protect employees and customers from a coronavirus infection.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Teresa Hazelwood stopped by a Dollar General store in northern Mississippi to get some chips, and soon found herself riding out a suspected tornado in the parking lot and felt it lifting her car. She gripped the steering wheel and prayed.
ATLANTA — A Georgia man who feared getting the coronavirus pointed a gun at two women wearing medical masks and gloves in a post office, authorities said.
HAZELHURST, Ga. (AP) — A south Georgia pharmacy that gave out 350,000 illegal prescriptions from a doctor running a pill mill agreed to pay over $2 million in fines, authorities said.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A suspected tornado heavily damaged a store and other structures Tuesday in northern Mississippi and Alabama as a severe storm system crossed the Deep South, authorities said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Total confirmed infections from the new coronavirus surged to nearly 1,100 across Georgia on Tuesday, with deaths rising to 38, as officials in southwest Georgia's largest city warned they're out of intensive care space.
WOODSTOCK, Ga. — A U.S. postal worker was in custody Tuesday and accused of running over a woman in Georgia with her mail truck and lying about it.
Airline service in the United States is teetering on the brink of collapse, with near-empty planes and coronavirus outbreaks that have left some air traffic control towers empty.
ATLANTA — Georgia election officials will mail a form that can be used to request an absentee ballot to all 6.9 million registered voters in the state, after opting to postpone the state’s March 24 presidential primaries to May because of the new coronavirus.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia State Patrol said troopers pulled over a Texas man for a window tint violation and found 15 pounds of heroin stashed next to his car's battery.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor said Monday that he was ordering all bars and nightclubs in the state to close because of the coronavirus and giving state officials the authority to shut down businesses that don't comply as the number of infections confirmed statewide reached 800.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards called on Louisiana residents in a statewide TV address Monday to comply with his “stay at home” order, as the number of state residents confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus spiked to nearly 1,200 people, and the virus's death toll in th…
MILLEN, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been charged with killing his brother and critically wounding his father when he opened fire with a gun after a family argument, authorities said Monday.
The rapid worldwide spread of the coronavirus since it was first revealed in China less than three months ago has dealt an unparalleled shock to the global economy.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Supreme Court on Monday said it plans to wade into a fight over a seat on its bench, though some of the high court justices recused themselves and substitute judges will sit in.
ATLANTA (AP) — An insurance adjuster was charged with stealing more than $215,000 in insurance money from a Georgia business damaged by Hurricane Michael, authorities said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Five additional deaths were attributed to the coronavirus Sunday in Georgia, bringing the total to 25, with 620 confirmed cases reported statewide, according to health officials.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Newly released documents show a coastal Georgia resort violated labor laws more than 500 times and collectively underpaid employees by more than $46,000.