Attorneys say a Georgia Superior Court judge told them he wants to know what federal authorities discover before deciding whether to order a coroner's inquest into the death of a Valdosta teenager found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat at school.
Brian Prince, a retired veteran, is headed for a runoff with former municipal worker Diane Evans to represent District 127 in the Georgia state House.
Voters in Atlanta are deciding whether to re-elect Mayor Kasim Reed, who faces challengers Al Bartell, Fraser Duke and Glenn Wrightson.
Hall County school officials say a bear sighting has prompted lockdowns at three schools in northwest Georgia.
Federal prosecutors say a Moody Air Force Base airman has been sentenced to nine years in prison on child pornography possession charges.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black has imposed new regulations on when the vegetables can be packed.
The student reported that the crime happened at the house belonging to the Gamma Upsilon chapter of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Georgia's law says a person is justified in threatening or using force
if he believes it is necessary to protect himself or another person.
Georgia has been selected by a national trade publication as the top state in the country to do business.
Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says a Clarksville man accused in a gas station fire that injured his wife is being held in the Habersham County Jail.
Georgia DHS officials say residents age 65 and older who are homebound may apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program until Dec. 1. Other eligible families may begin applying for assistance on Dec. 1.
U.S. Rep. Tom Graves of Georgia has doubled down on his criticism of President Barack Obama's health care law and his role in the partial government shutdown earlier this month.
Voters in Atlanta head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to re-elect Mayor Kasim Reed.
Farmers are taking sides in a battle over the quality of Vidalia onions, the iconic brand grown in south Georgia that's known around the world.
A man charged in the deaths of two brothers killed in a boating crash on Lake Lanier is set to stand trial.
Johnson's parents asked for the inquest last month after a south Georgia coroner refused to reopen the case.
Fans of the hit cable television show "The Walking Dead" congregated in downtown Atlanta this weekend for a convention focused on the AMC series.
Atlanta fire investigators say a blaze that killed a controversial local pastor last week started in a laundry room.
More than 1,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org against a proposal to merge two metro Atlanta universities.
Police in metro Atlanta say a teen has died after a car accident in Austell.
A former Newnan police officer accused of burglarizing a child care center while he was on duty has been sentenced to probation.
Doctors in Atlanta are experimenting with computer software to manage floods of hospital patient data and perhaps one day head off strokes and heart attacks.
According to a news release, Bibb investigators were tipped off by "an agency in the Atlanta Metro area" that Smart would be traveling to Macon in a 1999 Ford F-150.
A police news release says Bobby Lee Fordham, Jr., may have more information on the case.
It's day two of Georgia's "no-texting while driving" ban. The new law prohibits drivers from texting and using other kinds of text based communication behind the wheel.
Macon police say a gang feud that has lasted more than two years, caused a string of drive-by shootings in March. Macon Police Sgt. Timothy Moore says all of the shootings happened in the Village Green neighborhood. Police have arrested five gang members, including three juveniles involved in the shootings.
New details emerged Monday in the shootings that claimed the life of 16-year old Arquentris Fountain and wounded two others.
North Carolina used two inside-the-park homers to beat the Peach State girls.
Tom Wellman and his wife say they got the surprise of their life while spending the Christmas holiday in Costa Rica.
Police say the armed man entered the store with a bandana over his face.
Students at Georgia College got a first-hand look at what it's like to drive drunk. The national "Save A Life Tour" came to the Milledgeville campus Wednesday.
Scores from colleges and universities across the Peach State.
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