A suburban Atlanta man charged with murder after his 22-month-old son died from being left in a hot car for seven hours was having marital and work problems and wanted to live a child-free life.
The director of a movie about singer Gregg Allman and two others working on the project were indicted on Thursday on involuntary manslaughter charges prompted by a deadly train crash on the film's set in southeast Georgia.
Gwinnett County police believe the 13-year-old son of Recardo Wimbush was confined to a dark room inside his Buford home for nearly two years.
Six people from Clayton County were among 71 men and women busted in a nationwide operation targeting commercial child sex trafficking, said FBI officials Monday.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reassigned the director of the bioterror lab behind the potential anthrax exposure of dozens of scientists and staff, sources told Reuters, as the anthrax controversy intensified.
A museum opening in Atlanta on Monday links the U.S. civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s to modern fights for human rights across the world to give visitors new insight on how the struggles are related, organizers said.
As many as 84 scientists and staff in government laboratories in Atlanta may have been exposed to live anthrax bacteria after researchers failed to follow safety procedures, prompting an investigation by federal authorities.
Officials said unemployment has risen from April to May every year for more than a decade, due in part to spring college graduates entering the job market.
In both cases, the executions proceeded shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court denied multiple applications from the inmates seeking 11th-hour reprieves. A third inmate in Florida was due to be executed on Wednesday.
Georgia will not drug test food stamp recipients under a controversial new law that both federal and state officials concluded was illegal, the governor's office said on Friday.
A driver who told police he had smoked marijuana crashed his car into CNN headquarters in Atlanta early on Friday, causing damage but no injuries, police said.
A truck driver from Jonesboro accused of triggering a fatal New Jersey car crash that critically injured actor Tracy Morgan pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of vehicular homicide and assault by auto.
Celebrity chef Paula Deen will launch a subscription-based, online network in September featuring her Southern home cooking, a year after she lost her Food Network show and millions of dollars in product endorsements amid a racial controversy.
P.F. Chang's China Bistro is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data stolen from restaurant locations in the United States.
A college in Gwinnett County has reached a settlement with federal authorities after it reportedly asked a student with HIV to discontinue her education.
Newton County News
- Airport authority digging into groundwork for lofty goals
- Chairman Ellis takes responsibility for Commisioner Henderson's loan from county funds
- Community Calendar for Aug. 29, 2014
- Newton Blotter, Aug. 21-27
- Rockdale and Newton schools search for new staff members
- Heritage Hills Baptist Church opens monthly clothes closet
- Littering tips officer to DUI
- BOC tosses around ideas for new form of government
- Commissioner Henderson gets $4,500 interest-free loan from county
- Community Calendar for Aug. 28, 2014
- Newton Blotter, Aug. 21-27
- Newton Blotter, Aug. 13-19
- Newton Blotter, Aug. 6-12
- Newton Blotter, July 23-29
- Newton Blotter, July 15-22
- Newton Jail Blotter for July 11, 2014
- Newton Blotter, June 24-30
- Newton Blotter, June 18-24
- Newton Blotter, June 11-17
- Newton Blotter, June 4-10
- Homebrew store opens in Conyers
- Seminar offered on Affordable Care Act
- Covington resident joins Teach for America
- CrossFit Conyers offers rigorous fitness routines
- Covington man publishes children's book on values
- Hillphoenix awards scholarships
- Life Line health screenings scheduled at Conyers church
- Snapping Shoals EMC employees join in lineman rodeo
- J.H. House Elementary parent wins shopping spree contest
- Economic development training class graduates Newton participants