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Missing widow of decapitated Georgia man found dead in Lake Oconee

A body in a Georgia lake has been identified as that of an 87-year-old Georgia woman whose husband was found decapitated in their home.

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Five students injured in shooting near Atlanta high school

Five students were shot near an Atlanta area high school on Tuesday afternoon, although none of the injuries was life threatening, police said.

10 students, parent arrested in Ga. high school brawl

Clayton County school police officials said 11 people, including one parent, were arrested Tuesday about noon during a brawl at Charles Drew High School.

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Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane pleads guilty to firearm charge

Rapper Gucci Mane pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of possessing a firearm while being a felon, the latest in a long history of legal troubles for the Atlanta-based entertainer.

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Georgia police search for elderly widow of decapitated man

Georgia police were searching this week for a missing elderly woman whose husband was found beheaded in their home.

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Cops: Man robs Ga. Waffle House with pitchfork | VIDEO

Jeffery Willard Wooten, 50, is accused of robbing Waffle House Thursday evening using a pitchfork. He has not been detained.

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Second shooting in 24 hours at Georgia college, one injured

Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, ordered the school's campus closed and placed on lockdown on Monday after a reported shooting.

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Six hurt, suspect dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Kennesaw

Six people were hurt in a shooting at a FedEx facility at a suburban Atlanta airport early on Tuesday, and the suspected shooter died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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ELECTION 2014: Fleming says experience makes him the best choice for District 112

In the race for the open District 112 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives, Ester Fleming says he’s the most credible candidate, thanks to his many years of experience in both the public and private sectors.

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TSA: Stun gun among odd things confiscated at Hartsfield-Jackson, other airports

Officers found and confiscated a “stun gun” from one traveler at the world’s busiest airport, according to the TSA’s “Week In Review” report on items found at U.S. airports.

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Kennesaw State University lifts lockdown after report of possible armed man

A campus lockdown at Kennesaw State, the third-largest university in Georgia, was lifted on Friday when police completed a search after a report of a possible armed man.

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Gov. Nathan Deal signs gun carry rights expansion into law

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a broad expansion of gun carry rights into law on Wednesday, allowing legal gun owners to take weapons into bars, churches and government buildings under certain conditions.

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Ga. school evacuated after pranksters release pepper spray

As many as 100 students at a suburban Atlanta high school were exposed to pepper spray on Wednesday after the material was released in a school hallway in an apparent prank.

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ELECTION 2014: Henderson points to experience, achievement in bid for re-election

Newton County Commissioner J.C. Henderson says that there’s no substitute for experience when it comes to governance.

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Longtime traffic reporter "Captain" Herb Emory dies

Longtime WSB Radio and WSB-TV traffic reporter, “Captain” Herb Emory, passed away Saturday.