Officials: Georgia teen arrested for bringing gun to school
Officials: Georgia teen arrested for bringing gun to school

Authorities say a Georgia high school senior has brought a gun to school a day before he was set to graduate.

Deportation protection restored in high-profile Georgia case
Deportation protection restored in high-profile Georgia case

Lawyers for a Mexican woman whose case made national headlines when she was a Georgia college student eight years ago say federal immigration authorities have agreed to renew her temporary protection from deportation.

Lawyer convicted of murdering wife faces wrongful death suit
Lawyer convicted of murdering wife faces wrongful death suit

An Atlanta attorney who was sentenced this week to life in prison for killing his wife now faces a wrongful death lawsuit.

Woman who sold fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills gets 3 years
Woman who sold fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills gets 3 years

A Georgia woman has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for selling counterfeit oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl and synthetic opioids that carry a higher risk of overdose.

Officials seek alternatives after voters reject road tax
Officials seek alternatives after voters reject road tax

Officials across 11 middle Georgia counties are trying to figure out how to pay for road projects after voters rejected a sales tax.

Deputy faces charges for 2016 shooting of man in courthouse
Deputy faces charges for 2016 shooting of man in courthouse

A Georgia sheriff's deputy faces charges after shooting a man in the buttocks inside a courthouse in 2016.

Students hand back in yearbook after racial slur is pictured
Students hand back in yearbook after racial slur is pictured

Students at a coastal Georgia high school are being asked to hand back in their yearbooks after a racial slur made for some bad memories.

High school math teacher arrested in underage sex sting
High school math teacher arrested in underage sex sting

A west Georgia teacher has resigned after being arrested in sting operation by a police officer posing as an underage girl.

Ex-Atlanta mayor's credit card repayments now top $50,000
Ex-Atlanta mayor's credit card repayments now top $50,000

Ex-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has used more than $50,000 from personal and campaign accounts to repay taxpayers for charges he made on his city-issued credit card.

Authorities: Homeless man dies after fight with another man
Authorities: Homeless man dies after fight with another man

Authorities in Georgia say a homeless man who was strangled by another homeless man during a fight earlier this month has died.

MLK daughter: No, Bannon, my dad wouldn't be proud of Trump
MLK daughter: No, Bannon, my dad wouldn't be proud of Trump

The Rev. Martin Luther King's daughter blasted Steve Bannon's assertion that her father would be proud of President Donald Trump.

Man fires gun in custody argument near preschool graduation
Man fires gun in custody argument near preschool graduation

Police are investigating a gunshot outside a preschool graduation in Atlanta.

Police: Music artist Jacquees drove 116 mph through Atlanta
Police: Music artist Jacquees drove 116 mph through Atlanta

Police say the musician Jacquees has been arrested after officers say he was speeding through Atlanta and found with a small amount of marijuana.

University of Georgia Tifton finishes renovations
University of Georgia Tifton finishes renovations

The University of Georgia Tifton campus has finished renovating several buildings.

Contractors say they won't repay money for disputed work
Contractors say they won't repay money for disputed work

A central Georgia industrial authority says three contractors owe nearly $2 million for work never done, but the companies say board members approved the work and they're not giving the money back.

The Latest: Chief says cops acted appropriately in shooting
The Latest: Chief says cops acted appropriately in shooting

The Latest on the January fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man by police in Savannah, Georgia (all times local):

Reality TV star pleads guilty in Coast Guardsman's death
Reality TV star pleads guilty in Coast Guardsman's death

A former reality TV star has pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. Coast Guard technician in a drunken wrong-way collision on a Virginia highway.

Savannah State president faces complaints from campus groups
Savannah State president faces complaints from campus groups

The president of Savannah State University faces complaints from some students, alumni, faculty members and a group of ministers.

Bodyguards used city cards for ex-Atlanta mayor's purchases
Bodyguards used city cards for ex-Atlanta mayor's purchases

Documents show ex-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's bodyguards routinely used city-issued credit cards to pay for his fast food, dry cleaning and other personal purchases, violating city policy.

Georgia teen shot, killed during fight on basketball court
Georgia teen shot, killed during fight on basketball court

A teenager who was shot during an argument at a basketball court near Atlanta has died.

The Latest: German industry says car tariffs a 'nasty blow'
The Latest: German industry says car tariffs a 'nasty blow'

The Latest on the Trump administration's interest in putting tariffs on auto imports (all times local):

What's next? NFL sparks new questions with anthem policy
What's next? NFL sparks new questions with anthem policy

The NFL has muddled a divisive issue even more by announcing that players will be required to stand for the national anthem if they're on the field before games.

Georgia man accused of fatally shooting wife indicted
Georgia man accused of fatally shooting wife indicted

A man accused of fatally shooting his wife in a parking lot of a Georgia War Veterans nursing home days after being served with divorce papers has been indicted.

Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts
Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

The Trump administration is exploring whether tariffs are needed on auto imports, a move that comes as trade talks with Canada and Mexico have stalled.

Civil rights activist to address Harvard graduates
Civil rights activist to address Harvard graduates

Civil rights activist U.S. Rep. John Lewis is set to address Harvard University graduates.

MomoCon to draw fans of gaming, other forms of entertainment
MomoCon to draw fans of gaming, other forms of entertainment

A convention focused on gaming, animation, music and other art forms is expected to draw tens of thousands of people to downtown Atlanta.

Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified
Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

A grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, has determined police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man they had come to arrest in January.

The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks
The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the auto industry (all times local):

More than $8M awarded to victim of cult in trafficking case
More than $8M awarded to victim of cult in trafficking case

More than $8 million has been awarded to a woman who alleged that the spiritual leader of a cult forced her to work without pay for a decade.

Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified
Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

A grand jury in Georgia has determined that the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man by police was justified because he pointed a BB pistol that looked like a real gun at officers.

Georgia jury awards $1 billion after guard rapes teen
Georgia jury awards $1 billion after guard rapes teen

A Georgia jury has awarded an eye-popping $1 billion verdict against a security company after an apartment complex guard was convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl.

The Latest: Steelers' Foster says players powerless
The Latest: Steelers' Foster says players powerless

The Latest on the NFL's new policy requiring players to stand if they are on the field during the national anthem but permitting them to stay in the locker room if they prefer (all times local):

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By The Associated Press

Georgia doctor pleads guilty in opioid ring
Georgia doctor pleads guilty in opioid ring

A former Georgia medical examiner has pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiring to prescribe opioids in exchange for sex.

Sheriff: 4 people missing after car crashes into Idaho river
Sheriff: 4 people missing after car crashes into Idaho river

Officials are searching for four missing people after their vehicle was found in the upper Selway River in northern Idaho backcountry.

No parole for woman in Georgia teen's slaying in Alabama
No parole for woman in Georgia teen's slaying in Alabama

Alabama's parole board is refusing to free a woman convicted of killing a 13-year-old girl who was abducted from a north Georgia shopping mall.

Rain from Gulf floods Southeast; tropical storm possible
Rain from Gulf floods Southeast; tropical storm possible

Heavy rains from the Gulf of Mexico are causing flooding in the Southeastern United States ahead of what could become the season's first tropical storm.

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GA-Winners

By The Associated Press

Second of 2 cousins charged in Georgia slaying acquitted
Second of 2 cousins charged in Georgia slaying acquitted

The second of two cousins charged in a fatal shooting in Columbus, Georgia, has been found not guilty.

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GA-StateWid-Glance-Sum

By The Associated Press

7 charged with murder in Georgia motel shooting
7 charged with murder in Georgia motel shooting

Authorities say seven men are being charged with murder following a shooting at a motel in Georgia.

Atlanta lawyer to be sentenced in business exec wife's death
Atlanta lawyer to be sentenced in business exec wife's death

A well-connected Atlanta attorney convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of his business executive wife is scheduled to be sentenced.

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By The Associated Press

UGA tennis player off team after drug charges in Alabama
UGA tennis player off team after drug charges in Alabama

A University of Georgia tennis player has been arrested in Alabama on drug charges.

A first for Georgia: Democrats pick black woman for governor
A first for Georgia: Democrats pick black woman for governor

Several of Tuesday's nomination races in four states ended well for female candidates, one of them winning a chance to become the first black female governor in American history.

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