Authorities in Louisiana say they've closed two longstanding murder investigations because of confessions by a man being held in Texas who says he killed as many as 90 people over four decades.
Nick Ayers could almost be confused for a college fraternity brother as he flashes a broad grin in a selfie taken with Mike Pence just moments after the Indiana governor was named Donald Trump's running mate.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says more than 3,000 rape kits found untested in police evidence lockers have undergone lab tests less than three years after state legislators passed a law to eliminate the backlog.
The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House's decision to strip CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his White House press credentials (all times local):
Gov. Nathan Deal is asking lawmakers to quickly conclude their special session as Senate committees advanced $470 million in hurricane-related emergency aid and tax incentives as well as a $40 million tax break for airlines.
A former employee for the Internal Revenue Service in Atlanta has been sentenced to two years in prison after she pleaded guilty aggravated identity theft.
Democrat Stacey Abrams is considering an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.
A judge is expected to announce whether he will order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
As the candidates in the disputed Georgia governor's race retreat further into their corners, counties statewide have begun a court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots and counting those previously rejected...
The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges related to a scheme to help a coal company avoid paying for a costly toxic waste cleanup.
A network of U.S. cities and counties paying for lawyers to represent immigrants facing deportation in the wake of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown is planning to expand.
Lawmakers in the Georgia House are preparing to vote on $470 million in hurricane relief proposals in addition to reconsidering a controversial tax break for airlines.
Republican Brian Kemp is claiming results certified by county election officials confirm he has an "insurmountable lead" in the Georgia governor's race.
Inmates at a Georgia detention center have sent a letter expressing their condolences to the family of a slain police officer and other local law enforcement.
An Alabama steel company is being fined more than $320,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration over hazardous working conditions.
After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor.
Georgia lawmakers are returning to the Capitol for a special session focused on funding for hurricane recovery and reconsidering a tax break on jet fuel.