The Latest: Fallen Georgia officer is identified
The Latest: Fallen Georgia officer is identified

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local):

Environmentalists say 11 Georgia coal plants leaking
Environmentalists say 11 Georgia coal plants leaking

A study by environmental groups says 11 coal powered plants in Georgia are leaking chemicals into ground water.

National Park Service buys MLK Jr's birth home
National Park Service buys MLK Jr's birth home

The National Park Service has bought the home in Atlanta, Georgia, where Martin Luther King Jr. was born in 1929.

Georgia police officer, police dog shot; suspect in custody
Georgia police officer, police dog shot; suspect in custody

Authorities say a Georgia police officer and a police dog have been shot and a suspect who was also shot is in custody.

Man convicted of traveling to have sex with 9-year-old
Man convicted of traveling to have sex with 9-year-old

A federal jury has found a California man guilty of traveling to Atlanta to have sex with a 9-year-old girl.

Authorities: Bomb threats across US appear to be hoax
Authorities: Bomb threats across US appear to be hoax

Authorities say bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across the U.S. appear to be a hoax.

Police: Student takes gun to high school used in 2 shootings
Police: Student takes gun to high school used in 2 shootings

Police say a student took a stolen, loaded gun to his Georgia high school that had been used in two drive-by shootings.

Spelman board member, husband give $30M to school
Spelman board member, husband give $30M to school

Spelman College has received $30 million, its largest single gift from living donors, to be used for its new Center for Innovation & the Arts.

Feds: US fishermen had good year aided by lobsters, scallops
Feds: US fishermen had good year aided by lobsters, scallops

The federal government says U.S. commercial fishing generated more than $144 billion in sales in 2016, a total about in line with trends of recent years.

1 arrested, 1 sought in Georgia apartment shooting death
1 arrested, 1 sought in Georgia apartment shooting death

One man has been arrested and another is being sought in a shooting death at an apartment complex in Georgia.

Trump welcoming governors-elect to White House
Trump welcoming governors-elect to White House

President Donald Trump is welcoming governors-elect from both parties to the White House.

Canadian man gets prison for sexually preying on young girls
Canadian man gets prison for sexually preying on young girls

A Canadian man who coerced girls in Georgia and Mississippi to perform sexually explicit acts while they chatted online has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

3 convicted in Georgia home invasion shooting death
3 convicted in Georgia home invasion shooting death

Three Georgia men have been convicted of shooting and killing a man during a home invasion in the Atlanta area more than two years ago.

Georgia judge refuses to stop murder conviction appeal
Georgia judge refuses to stop murder conviction appeal

A judge in Georgia has refused to end a man's appeal that he was wrongly convicted of killing a fast food restaurant manager 20 years ago.

Panel considers overhaul of antiquated Georgia voting system
Panel considers overhaul of antiquated Georgia voting system

A commission considering a replacement for Georgia's antiquated voting system plans to hold a last meeting in January before finalizing recommendations to lawmakers.

Man admits to shooting roommate, dumping body in Alabama
Man admits to shooting roommate, dumping body in Alabama

A man has admitted to fatally shooting his roommate in Atlanta in 2014, sending a picture of the body to a friend and dumping it in Alabama.

Records show Norfolk Southern proposal to move to Atlanta
Records show Norfolk Southern proposal to move to Atlanta

Government documents show that railroad company Norfolk Southern Corp. is working with Georgia officials on plans to relocate its headquarters from Norfolk, Virginia, to Atlanta.

Judge to decide this week whether to set bond in cold case
Judge to decide this week whether to set bond in cold case

A Georgia judge will decide by the end of the week whether to set bond for a man suspected in the death of a woman 21 years ago.

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta.

Georgia dad found guilty of murder in shaking death of baby
Georgia dad found guilty of murder in shaking death of baby

A Georgia man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the shaking death of his 10-month-old daughter.

Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary
Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Democrats hope to turn the issue of voting rights into an argument that's just as persuasive to voters in 2020 as health care proved to be in 2018. And there's already competition among likely presidential hopefuls...

Officer shot in arm, suspect killed in Georgia traffic stop
Officer shot in arm, suspect killed in Georgia traffic stop

Authorities say a Georgia police officer has been shot in the arm after a traffic stop involving a woman who was shot and killed.

Aaron Sorkin hits Broadway with an iconic courtroom drama
Aaron Sorkin hits Broadway with an iconic courtroom drama

Aaron Sorkin is a huge fan of courtroom dramas but when he returned to Broadway with a legal thriller this winter, he had to shake off a real courtroom drama.

2-ex college football players, 2 others indicted in robbery
2-ex college football players, 2 others indicted in robbery

Court records show two former players of an Atlanta-area college's football team and two other men have been accused of organizing a bet over a basketball video game on the school's campus and robbing some...

Rapper Ty Dolla $ign indicted on felony drug charges
Rapper Ty Dolla $ign indicted on felony drug charges

Singer and rapper Ty Dolla $ign faces drug charges in Atlanta.

The Latest: Roof collapse kills 3 horses in North Carolina
The Latest: Roof collapse kills 3 horses in North Carolina

The Latest on a wintry storm that hit several southern states (all times local):

Man dies in shooting at Georgia birthday party
Man dies in shooting at Georgia birthday party

A Georgia man has died after he was shot at a weekend birthday party at a bar southeast of Atlanta.

Police shoot, wound woman accused of stabbing wife to death
Police shoot, wound woman accused of stabbing wife to death

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says authorities have shot and wounded a woman accused of fatally stabbing her wife.

Snowstorm: Southern roads dangerous as slush refreezes
Snowstorm: Southern roads dangerous as slush refreezes

Several Southern states hit hard by a wintry storm were bracing early Tuesday for plunging temperatures that could refreeze melting snow and make roads more treacherous.

Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans
Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Hertz is teaming up with Clear, the maker of biometric screening kiosks found at many airports and stadiums, to slash the time it takes to pick up a rental car.

Police: 2 people found shot to death at Georgia home
Police: 2 people found shot to death at Georgia home

Police say two men have been found shot to death at a home in Georgia.

House thought to be Houston home for Clark Gable demolished
House thought to be Houston home for Clark Gable demolished

A three-story house in Houston built in 1927 by a World War I veteran and long-rumored to have been home to actor Clark Gable has been demolished.

Police: Deputies shoot in stolen car chase; teens arrested
Police: Deputies shoot in stolen car chase; teens arrested

Police say two teenagers in a car stolen near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport led officers on a chase that ended with sheriff's deputies firing gunshots, but no one was injured.

Atlanta realtor gets prison for defrauding clients
Atlanta realtor gets prison for defrauding clients

Federal prosecutors say an Atlanta realtor and businesswoman has been sentenced to serve more than seven years in prison after defrauding clients out of more than $22 million over two years.

Georgia state government to delay opening due to weather
Georgia state government to delay opening due to weather

Georgia's governor is delaying the opening of state government Tuesday because of potentially slippery road conditions in the northern part of the state.

Georgia officer hurt in chase, crash
Georgia officer hurt in chase, crash

A police officer was hurt in a chase this morning that ended with a crash in Georgia.

Official tallies: Georgia lawmaker lost do-over vote by 2
Official tallies: Georgia lawmaker lost do-over vote by 2

County-certified election results show a state lawmaker losing his northeast Georgia seat by just two votes in a court-ordered repeat of a primary election.

5 Georgia officers could face trial next year in shootings
5 Georgia officers could face trial next year in shootings

As many as five white police officers in Georgia could face trial next year for shooting unarmed black men.

Hearing set for man seeking appeal in Auburn student slaying
Hearing set for man seeking appeal in Auburn student slaying

A hearing has been set for an Alabama man seeking a new trial over his death sentence for kidnapping and killing an Auburn University student.

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff
Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.

2 shot after party at Atlanta hotel connected to CNN Center
2 shot after party at Atlanta hotel connected to CNN Center

Authorities say a "highly intoxicated" man shot two people inside a downtown Atlanta hotel that is connected to CNN's headquarters.

Poultry producer expanding into Georgia's smallest county
Poultry producer expanding into Georgia's smallest county

A Georgia-based poultry producer is expanding with a new facility planned for the state's smallest county.

Athens puts the breaks on Bird scooters amid complaints
Athens puts the breaks on Bird scooters amid complaints

Amid concerns that electric scooters are being dumped all over Athens and pose a danger to the public, the local government has temporarily banned them.

Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil
Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

Kansas' new Democratic governor promised voters not to raise taxes to meet her goals of boosting spending on public schools and social services.

The Latest: Snow, sleet and freezing rain take aim at South
The Latest: Snow, sleet and freezing rain take aim at South

The Latest on the South's severe weather (all times local):

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