A national landmark honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is closed due to the partial government shutdown, but will reopen in time for the King holiday with some corporate help.
A sheriff's office in Georgia says a woman threw a soft drink at a Waffle House worker who put her change on the counter instead of in her hand.
A Georgia judge says a man who has spent more than four decades in prison for murder is entitled to a new trial because new testing found his DNA wasn't on key pieces of evidence.
A 12-year-old Georgia boy says he was unfairly suspended by school officials after he tried to buy lunch with a $20 bill that turned out to be fake.
A judge in Alabama has scheduled a hearing for a man charged in gunfire that sparked a fatal police shooting which set off weeks of protests near Birmingham.
A traveling hospital technician who was sentenced to 39 years in prison for infecting patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes has asked a federal judge to vacate his sentence, saying his...
Newly elected Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has unveiled plans to allocate money to each Georgia public school for safety measures and an anti-gang task force within the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
A day after air travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the lines that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl.
The airport in Atlanta and some of its related businesses are taking steps to help workers and passengers cope with the partial government shutdown.
A tractor-trailer loaded with 20 tons (18 metric tons) of frozen chicken caught fire in a highway tunnel under an Atlanta airport runway, closing both runway and tunnel.
A woman has pleaded not guilty to charges related to the death of her 6-month-old son, whose body was found last summer in an Alabama motel room freezer.
A public address announcer has lost his job over a remark about a Native American player during a lacrosse game that he and the Philadelphia team called "insensitive."
A company that makes foam products says it will begin manufacturing mattresses in northeast Mississippi, investing $1.9 million and creating 65 jobs.
The sentencing hearing for a former high-ranking Atlanta city official was dramatically cut short when she collapsed as the judge read her sentence.
Lawmakers in the Georgia Senate are putting a time limit on how soon accusers must report allegations of misconduct by senators and their staffs.