Georgia, Louisiana teachers among national contest winners

Skilled trades teachers in Georgia and Louisiana are among 18 winners in a national contest
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Vaugh scores 19, leads Rider past Coppin State 87-67

Dimencio Vaughn scored 19 points and Jordan Allen added 18, including four 3-pointers and Rider rode past Coppin State 87-67
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Inmates pen letter in support of slain police officer

Inmates at a Georgia detention center have sent a letter expressing their condolences to the family of a slain police officer and other local law enforcement
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Sheriff: Official showed 'disrespect' at funeral roadblock

A Georgia sheriff says a suburban Atlanta county commissioner confronted his deputies during attempts to get around traffic control during a police officer's fu
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Police: SWAT standoff ends with man charged, family unharmed

Police say a standoff between a SWAT team and a man barricaded in his Atlanta-area home with his family has ended with no one injured
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Officer fatally shoots suspect in Georgia police slaying

Police say an 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting an Atlanta-area police officer over the weekend has been shot and killed by another officer
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2 men walk away from Georgia plane crash, second in 2 days

Investigators are examining what caused a small plane to crash Sunday in suburban Atlanta
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2 escape when small plane crashes in Georgia

Two people escaped from a small airplane that crashed and caught fire at the end of a runway at the Gwinnett County Airport in Georgia
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Georgia man enters plea in daughter's starvation death

A Georgia man has entered a plea in his toddler daughter's starvation death in 2014
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Mississippi bank buys Georgia bank for $474 million

A Mississippi bank has completed a purchase of a Georgia bank for $474 million in cash and stock
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Mississippi bank buys Georgia bank for $453 million

A Mississippi bank is buying a Georgia bank for $453 million in cash and stock
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Police: Murder suspect left his passport at shooting scene

Authorities say a Georgia man left his passport at a shooting scene and was arrested when trying to report the document missing to police
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Police: Man charged with rape claims he was sleepwalking

Police say a Georgia man accused of crawling into bed with his son's girlfriend and attempting to have sex with said he had been sleepwalking
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Ex-Auburn receiver accused of robbing restaurant at gunpoint

A former Auburn University football player is in jail in suburban Atlanta after police say he robbed a restaurant at gunpoint
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Why developers bet big on urban-style projects in Gwinnett

Why developers are betting big on urban-style projects in Gwinnett
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Amazon? Mysterious 'Project Rocket' advances outside Atlanta

Is Amazon behind mysterious economic development project code-named 'Project Rocket' in Atlanta's suburbs?
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Mysterious 'Project Rocket' business project moves forward

A mysterious economic development project code-named 'Project Rocket' took another step toward reality in Atlanta's suburbs
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Feds seek $70K from Georgia sheriff for muscle car purchase

The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking $70,000 from a Georgia sheriff who spent the money on a muscle car
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Body found in Wabash River ID'd as Illinois man who drowned

Western Indiana police say an Illinois man whose body was found in the Wabash River apparently drowned while trying to swim across the river
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They're back! Bama vs Georgia in rematch of January classic

They're back! Alabama faces Georgia for the SEC title, trip to College Football Playoff in a rematch of their national championship classic from 11 months ago
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Georgia extends deadline to accept runoff absentee ballots

Georgia's secretary of state agreed Friday to extend the deadline for accepting absentee ballots after the state Democratic Party sued, saying some county elect
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Mall shooting suspects agrees on return to Alabama

A man arrested in Georgia in a Thanksgiving night shooting at a shopping mall near Birmingham has agreed to return to Alabama to face charges
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The Latest: Independent autopsy for man shot by police

Family to have independent autopsy done on man shot by police during shooting at Alabama mall on Thanksgiving
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ACC Network to launch Aug. 22, will air GT-Clemson game

The Atlantic Coast Conference has set a date to launch its television network and has lined up its first football game broadcast
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