Former Georgia Tech fraternity president pleads to rape
Former Georgia Tech fraternity president pleads to rape

A former Georgia Tech fraternity president has pleaded guilty to rape, more than two years after police say he sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend.

Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player
Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player

A Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. has pleaded guilty to driving drunk when he killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver.

Police in Georgia: Missing teen's body, car found in pond
Police in Georgia: Missing teen's body, car found in pond

Police in Georgia say the body of a missing 18-year-old who recently received her driver's license has been found in a car that was submerged in a pond.

The Latest: Texas inmates offered cold water, showers
The Latest: Texas inmates offered cold water, showers

The Latest on the heat wave spreading across the southern U.S. (all times local):

Judge: 1 trial for parents charged in baby daughter's death
Judge: 1 trial for parents charged in baby daughter's death

The parents accused of killing their 2-week-old baby in an Atlanta suburb will stand trial together on charges including second-degree murder.

Court: Law doesn't bar sex-orientation discrimination on job
Court: Law doesn't bar sex-orientation discrimination on job

A federal appeals court in Atlanta is reaffirming its decision that workers aren't protected against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Soaring temperatures, humidity bring dangerous heat in South
Soaring temperatures, humidity bring dangerous heat in South

Scorching heat is spreading across much of the South, where temperatures are expected to soar over 100 degrees.

18-year-old found shot to death outside home in Columbus
18-year-old found shot to death outside home in Columbus

Authorities say a teenager has been shot to death in Columbus.

Ex-assistant principal indicted for student sex assault
Ex-assistant principal indicted for student sex assault

A former administrator at a Georgia high school is charged with sexually assaulting a student.

Authorities: Inmate caught in Georgia after being on the run
Authorities: Inmate caught in Georgia after being on the run

Authorities say an inmate who walked away from a work detail last year has been taken into custody in Georgia.

VP Pence set to attend Georgia rally in governor's race
VP Pence set to attend Georgia rally in governor's race

Vice President Mike Pence is set to attend a rally in Macon, Georgia, Saturday to support Secretary of State Brian Kemp's bid for governor.

Many options, few solutions after Nevada execution delays
Many options, few solutions after Nevada execution delays

Courts twice have blocked Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies.

Florida OKs $19M for election security after hack attempts
Florida OKs $19M for election security after hack attempts

Florida lawmakers approved the use of a $19 million federal grant to improve security ahead of the 2018 elections.

Police: Man suspected of burglaries in 9 states arrested
Police: Man suspected of burglaries in 9 states arrested

Police in Maine played a key role in the arrest of a man suspected in a series of burglaries and thefts with outstanding warrants in nine states.

Former airport baggage handler gets prison for gun smuggling
Former airport baggage handler gets prison for gun smuggling

A former baggage handler at Atlanta's airport has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to helping smuggle guns onto passenger planes bound for New York City.

Men arrested in slip-and-fall accident insurance fraud ring
Men arrested in slip-and-fall accident insurance fraud ring

Three men have been accused of staging slip-and-fall accidents at businesses and filing false insurance claims in Georgia.

Retailer's Georgia distribution facility to bring 130 jobs
Retailer's Georgia distribution facility to bring 130 jobs

A national retailer's plans for a distribution center in Georgia will bring 130 jobs to the area.

Georgia woman accused of putting dead newborn in freezer
Georgia woman accused of putting dead newborn in freezer

Authorities say a Georgia woman put her newborn son in the freezer after her died.

Judge upholds candidate disqualification over citizenship
Judge upholds candidate disqualification over citizenship

A judge has upheld the disqualification of a Georgia House candidate over citizenship requirements.

Trump makes endorsement in runoff for Georgia governor
Trump makes endorsement in runoff for Georgia governor

President Donald Trump has endorsed Secretary of State Brian Kemp over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for Georgia governor, just days before the contentious Republican runoff is decided.

3 gunmen, getaway driver sentenced in Georgia home invasion
3 gunmen, getaway driver sentenced in Georgia home invasion

Prosecutors say four people have been sentenced to a combined 63 years in prison for their roles in a Georgia home invasion.

Murder suspect extradited to Georgia from Mexico for trial
Murder suspect extradited to Georgia from Mexico for trial

A 32-year-old man has been returned to Georgia from Mexico to stand trial for charges in connection with a 2010 murder case.

2-year sentence for teacher who fired gun in classroom
2-year sentence for teacher who fired gun in classroom

A teacher who fired a gun inside a Georgia classroom has been sentenced to two years behind bars.

3rd woman arrested in beating, stabbing of Applebee's server
3rd woman arrested in beating, stabbing of Applebee's server

A third woman has been arrested in the beating and stabbing of an Applebee's waitress who Georgia authorities say accidentally brushed against a customer's leg.

Great Smokies road to briefly close for accident cleanup
Great Smokies road to briefly close for accident cleanup

A road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that straddles Tennessee and North Carolina will be temporarily closed for the cleanup of a multi-vehicle accident.

Police: Paraplegic man assaulted at least 2 exotic dancers
Police: Paraplegic man assaulted at least 2 exotic dancers

A Georgia paraplegic man is accused of assaulting at least two exotic dancers.

Man pleads not guilty to slaying after counterculture event
Man pleads not guilty to slaying after counterculture event

A man has pleaded not guilty in Kentucky to killing a woman he met at the massive "Rainbow Family" counterculture gathering in a Georgia forest.

Misconduct allegations no obstacle for many state lawmakers
Misconduct allegations no obstacle for many state lawmakers

An analysis by The Associated Press finds that many state lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era are having success running for re-election or new legislative seats.

West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in Atlanta area
West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in Atlanta area

Health officials in Georgia say they've found mosquitoes that test positive for West Nile virus this year.

Rapper T.I. charged with simple assault, other charges
Rapper T.I. charged with simple assault, other charges

Prosecutors this month charged rapper T.I. with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following an altercation outside his Atlanta area home in May.

Officials say 2 Georgia inmates died in apparent suicides
Officials say 2 Georgia inmates died in apparent suicides

Prison officials say two Georgia inmates appear to have died in apparent suicides at different prisons on the same day.

2 planes make emergency landings at Kansas City airport
2 planes make emergency landings at Kansas City airport

Authorities say two planes carrying more than 250 passengers made emergency landings at Kansas City International Airport.

Attorney: Georgia officer deserves bond in manslaughter case
Attorney: Georgia officer deserves bond in manslaughter case

The defense attorney for a Georgia police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in a fatal shooting says he's "not a danger" and deserves to be released from jail on bond.

Georgia man charged with DUI in crash that killed son, 11
Georgia man charged with DUI in crash that killed son, 11

Police in Atlanta's suburbs say a man has been charged with DUI in a crash that killed his 11-year-old son and seriously injured his 13-year-old son in January.

Man found guilty of raping 15-year-old girl at park
Man found guilty of raping 15-year-old girl at park

Prosecutors say a man has been convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl at a suburban Atlanta park.

Suspected drunken driver strikes 2 pedestrians in Montana
Suspected drunken driver strikes 2 pedestrians in Montana

Authorities say a suspected drunken driver hit two pedestrians after losing control of his car in northwest Montana.

3 sentenced for tax fraud, identity theft
3 sentenced for tax fraud, identity theft

Prosecutors in Georgia say three people who admitted to filing approximately 984 fraudulent returns using stolen identities have each been sentence to more than five years in prison.

2 arrested in beating, stabbing of waitress at Applebee's
2 arrested in beating, stabbing of waitress at Applebee's

Police in Georgia say two women have been arrested in the beating and stabbing of a waitress at Applebee's after she accidentally brushed against one woman's leg.

Georgia man gets prison for offering cash to kill ex-wife
Georgia man gets prison for offering cash to kill ex-wife

A Georgia man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for offering cash and basketball tickets in an attempt to hire someone to kill his ex-wife.

Georgia mayor: Coin-flip arrest by officers 'inexcusable'
Georgia mayor: Coin-flip arrest by officers 'inexcusable'

A Georgia mayor says it was "inexcusable and unprofessional" for two of her city's police officers to use a simulated coin toss to decide whether to arrest a woman after a traffic stop.

Authorities: Woman charged after fatal stabbing in Georgia
Authorities: Woman charged after fatal stabbing in Georgia

Authorities in Georgia say a woman was fatally stabbed while defending herself against another woman who was later charged with homicide.

Georgia Gov. Deal makes endorsement in race to succeed him
Georgia Gov. Deal makes endorsement in race to succeed him

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has endorsed Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in the Republican primary runoff to succeed him.

5 arrested during drug bust in Georgia
5 arrested during drug bust in Georgia

Authorities say four people have been arrested on two drug busts in Georgia.

Police: Brothers arrested after causing disturbance on plane
Police: Brothers arrested after causing disturbance on plane

Two brothers police say talked about using a gun and offended other passengers by using vulgar language on a flight from Atlanta to Connecticut have been arrested.

Baby, woman wounded by gunfire; Atlanta police seek suspect
Baby, woman wounded by gunfire; Atlanta police seek suspect

Atlanta police say a baby and a woman had been wounded by gunfire when a person drove up in a car and fired shots at an apartment complex as dozens of people were gathered outside.

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