Police: Woman shot in head during group robbery attempt
Police: Woman shot in head during group robbery attempt

Police in Georgia say a woman who was trying to rob a man has been shot in the head.

Police: Rapper accused of throwing meth off balcony arrested
Police: Rapper accused of throwing meth off balcony arrested

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says an Alabama rapper accused of throwing $250,000 dollars' worth of methamphetamine off an apartment balcony during a raid has been arrested.

Georgia officer shoots, wounds man refusing to drop a knife
Georgia officer shoots, wounds man refusing to drop a knife

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says deputies shot and wounded a man who they say refused to drop a knife during his arrest.

Wreck between Georgia ambulance, car sends 5 to hospital
Wreck between Georgia ambulance, car sends 5 to hospital

Five people have been injured in a wreck between a passenger car and a Georgia ambulance that wasn't carrying any patients at the time.

Crash on Alabama lake leaves father dead, daughter injured
Crash on Alabama lake leaves father dead, daughter injured

A collision on a lake between two personal watercrafts has left a father dead and his daughter injured.

Disaster group seeks those needing help after Hurricane Irma
Disaster group seeks those needing help after Hurricane Irma

Disaster recovery workers are seeking more people who need their help after Hurricane Irma struck the Georgia coast in 2017.

2 brothers found dead in small Georgia town
2 brothers found dead in small Georgia town

Authorities say two brothers have been found dead in a small town in Georgia.

The Latest: Chicago aldermen patrol on bikes for ICE agents
The Latest: Chicago aldermen patrol on bikes for ICE agents

The Trump administration's nationwide crackdown on immigrants is expected to begin this weekend, targeting migrant families in cities across the country.

More Georgia National Guard troops returning from overseas
More Georgia National Guard troops returning from overseas

More citizen-soldiers from the Georgia National Guard are coming home after spending several months deployed in Afghanistan.

Georgia Lottery raises record $1.2 billion for education
Georgia Lottery raises record $1.2 billion for education

The Georgia Lottery is reporting record-breaking annual profits used to pay for educational programs.

Georgia aims to spark interest in agriculture in schools
Georgia aims to spark interest in agriculture in schools

Georgia aims to encourage more students to seek agriculture jobs by offering new educational courses.

Kroger to build Georgia distribution center employing 410
Kroger to build Georgia distribution center employing 410

Kroger plans to build a new $121 million distribution center in metro Atlanta.

Trial: LSU frat ordered pledge to chug liquor before he died
Trial: LSU frat ordered pledge to chug liquor before he died

A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.

Sheriff: Georgia deputy fired over 'incompetent' conduct
Sheriff: Georgia deputy fired over 'incompetent' conduct

A Georgia deputy has been fired for conduct the sheriff is calling incompetent, negligent and unprofessional.

The Latest: R. Kelly publicist to address federal sex case
The Latest: R. Kelly publicist to address federal sex case

The Latest on the sex crimes case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local):

Georgia man wanted in fatal hit-and-run caught in New York
Georgia man wanted in fatal hit-and-run caught in New York

Authorities have arrested a white man accused of running over and killing a black Georgia man who had developmental disabilities.

Georgia sheriff's deputy arrested on child porn charges
Georgia sheriff's deputy arrested on child porn charges

A Georgia sheriff's deputy is out of his job and behind bars on charges of sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.

Charge dropped against mom whose child urinated in public
Charge dropped against mom whose child urinated in public

A mother is no longer being prosecuted in Georgia for allowing her 3-year-old son to relieve himself in public.

Family, law enforcement honor slain deputy at funeral
Family, law enforcement honor slain deputy at funeral

Hundreds have gathered to honor a Georgia deputy killed in the line of duty.

2 charged with shipping 45 pounds of cocaine to Georgia port
2 charged with shipping 45 pounds of cocaine to Georgia port

Federal prosecutors have charged two men with shipping cocaine into Georgia through the Port of Savannah.

Georgia's Senate minority leader won't seek re-election
Georgia's Senate minority leader won't seek re-election

Georgia's Senate minority leader says he won't run for re-election in his suburban Atlanta district in 2020.

Family dog attacks, kills 3-week-old girl in Georgia
Family dog attacks, kills 3-week-old girl in Georgia

Officials in Georgia say a dog fatally bit a 3-week-old girl while she was resting in a bedroom.

APNewsBreak: Customs clarifies policy on plane ID searches
APNewsBreak: Customs clarifies policy on plane ID searches

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is clarifying that airline passengers aren't required to submit to suspicion-less document checks as a result of a settlement in a lawsuit.

Judge: Georgia must allow inspection of election databases
Judge: Georgia must allow inspection of election databases

A federal judge has ordered Georgia election officials to allow computer experts and lawyers to review the databases used to create ballots and count votes.

Amazon will bring 1,000 jobs, new warehouse to Atlanta area
Amazon will bring 1,000 jobs, new warehouse to Atlanta area

Amazon says it will open a new warehouse facility in the Atlanta area that will create 1,000 jobs.

Police: Man throws girl, 13, from car after sex assault
Police: Man throws girl, 13, from car after sex assault

Authorities say a man from Georgia came to South Carolina to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and threw her out of his vehicle while speeding away from police.

Ex-officer pleads guilty to assaulting unarmed teen
Ex-officer pleads guilty to assaulting unarmed teen

A former Atlanta police officer has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault of an unarmed teenager.

Lawsuit: White couple evicted tenant over black visitors
Lawsuit: White couple evicted tenant over black visitors

A federal lawsuit accuses a white Georgia couple of evicting a white tenant because she invited a black family to the home she was renting.

2020: Democratic field for Georgia's US Senate seat grows
2020: Democratic field for Georgia's US Senate seat grows

The young Democratic mayor of an Atlanta-area city know for embracing progressive and immigrant-friendly policies has announced a run for U.S. Senate.

Armored truck's cash rains on Atlanta interstate
Armored truck's cash rains on Atlanta interstate

Drivers on Atlanta's busy perimeter highway were bombarded by flying money after a door swung open on an armored truck.

Atlanta mayor OKs smoking ban in bars, restaurants, airport
Atlanta mayor OKs smoking ban in bars, restaurants, airport

The mayor of Atlanta has signed legislation banning smoking and vaping in enclosed areas such as bars, restaurants and the smoking rooms in one of the world's busiest airports.

Video: Atlanta officer handles cash that later vanished
Video: Atlanta officer handles cash that later vanished

Atlanta police have released body camera video that shows an officer handling a shooting victim's wallet just before about $500 disappeared from it.

Sheriff: Georgia deputy shot, killed K9 during sudden attack
Sheriff: Georgia deputy shot, killed K9 during sudden attack

Authorities say a Georgia sheriff's deputy shot and killed his K9 partner of four years after the dog suddenly attacked him.

Collins joins two-party push for more local food in schools
Collins joins two-party push for more local food in schools

Maine's Republican senator is joining a group of colleagues to beef up federal resources that are dedicated to getting fresh, local foods into schools.

FEMA: Gulf, East coast can still prepare for hurricanes
FEMA: Gulf, East coast can still prepare for hurricanes

FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program are urging people on the Gulf and East coasts to act now to prepare for hurricane season and buy flood insurance.

City council ordered to court in fired judge's appeal
City council ordered to court in fired judge's appeal

A Georgia judge has ordered the South Fulton City Council to appear in court because a legal document hasn't been submitted.

Voting group founded by Georgia's Abrams raises $3.9 million
Voting group founded by Georgia's Abrams raises $3.9 million

The political action committee for a group founded by former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has reported raising $3.9 million in the past six months.

Funeral set for Thursday for fallen Georgia sheriff's deputy
Funeral set for Thursday for fallen Georgia sheriff's deputy

A funeral is planned Thursday for a Georgia sheriff's deputy who was gunned down in a shootout northeast of Atlanta.

Police: Man helping stuck driver is killed by passing cars
Police: Man helping stuck driver is killed by passing cars

Police in Georgia say a man stopped on Interstate 285 to help a stranded driver and was fatally struck by several cars. News outlets report DeKalb County police say the man was killed late Monday.

Atlanta officer fired; cash missing from dead man's wallet
Atlanta officer fired; cash missing from dead man's wallet

An Atlanta police officer has been fired following an investigation into money missing from a dead man's wallet.

Ambulances accused of being late to city emergency calls
Ambulances accused of being late to city emergency calls

A Georgia city has accused the surrounding county of not abiding by an agreement to ensure American Medical Response ambulances arrive on time to emergency calls.

Delta jet makes unscheduled landing in North Carolina
Delta jet makes unscheduled landing in North Carolina

Officials of Delta Air Lines say a jet bound for Baltimore from Atlanta made an unscheduled stop in North Carolina due to an apparent mechanical problem.

26 people died in Georgia crashes over holiday travel period
26 people died in Georgia crashes over holiday travel period

Public safety officials say there were 26 traffic deaths in Georgia during the holiday travel period surrounding the Fourth of July.

Officials warn public of restaurant worker's hepatitis A
Officials warn public of restaurant worker's hepatitis A

Health officials are warning the public that an employee at an Atlanta-area fast food restaurant tested positive for hepatitis A.

Appeals Court: Georgia legislature exempt from records law
Appeals Court: Georgia legislature exempt from records law

A state appeals court has sided with Georgia's legislature and affirmed lawmakers' ability to shield records from the public.

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