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.
"The Hunger Games" novelist Suzanne Collins has a new book coming out.
A circus veterinarian says the Asian elephant wounded in a drive-by shooting in Mississippi should be fully recovered within a few weeks.
Tracy Jones and Michael Kelly of Macon and Courtney Kelly of Warner Robins are in the Bibb County jail charged with felony murder, jail records show.
Six teachers will be inducted into the Houston County Teacher Hall of Fame Sunday.
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Demolition teams went to work on the Parisian building in the closed east wing of the Macon Mall.
With another murder trial in Italy looming, the former exchange student recalls dark days in prison and thoughts of suicide while hoping that one day she'll visit her slain roommate's grave.
A serious accident has closed Highway 96 near the Twiggs-Houston County line.
The 48th Brigade unveiled a piece of artwork to honor soldiers killed in Afghanistan.
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