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Georgia state trooper shoots 16-year-old who was driving a stolen vehicle

NORCROSS -- The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred Tuesday morning at 1:25 a.m. on Indian Brook Way in...

Homicide in Alpharetta: What we know so far

ALPHARETTA -- New details have emerged about a homicide that occurred early Monday morning at a home on Nathan Circle in Alpharetta...

Georgia state senator Jack Hill found dead in his office at 75

Sen. Jack Hill, one of the longest-serving members of the General Assembly, who led efforts in the Senate to draft the state’s...

Deadly Day in Georgia: 65 people reported dead from coronavirus since noon

On Sunday, United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams predicted this week would be "the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans'...

19-year-old arrested in early morning Alpharetta homicide

ALPHARETTA -- The Alpharetta Police Department has arrested and charged a 19-year-old suspect with murder and two counts of aggravated assault following...

Got questions about coronavirus? Tune in to DeKalb County’s third COVID-19 virtual town hall

Medical and psychiatric professionals will answer questions from the public during DeKalb County’s third COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, April...

Rabies Alert: Rabid raccoon found in Hall County

Hall County has confirmed its first case of rabies in 2020. According to county officials, there was contact between...

3 smart ways to use screen time while coronavirus keeps kids at home

Rebecca Dore, Ohio State University As families everywhere adjust to social distancing measures like closed schools and child care...

Looking for something to do with the kids? Try a virtual visit to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

For parents who have suddenly found themselves thrust into the role of primary educator for their now-homebound children, finding new educational activities...

Ralston: Georgia’s maternal mortality rate is ‘completely unacceptable’

Low-income Georgia mothers would receive expanded Medicaid coverage after the birth of their babies under legislation introduced in the state House of...

Coronavirus has spread to Georgia

Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Georgia. Gov. Brian Kemp said the two confirmed cases of coronavirus...

The creator of VeggieTales is releasing a new Bible for toddlers and preschoolers this Easter

The creator of the popular children's institution, VeggieTales, is releasing a new Bible aimed at kids just in time for Easter.

Burglary suspect arrested while cooking stolen chicken on makeshift grill

MACON -- A macon man is in police custody after sheriff's department officials say he was caught on surveillance video robbing a...

College Park police officer wounded in shootout in East Point

EAST POINT -- A College Park Police Officer was hospitalized after a shootout in East Point Saturday morning. According...

Fire officials search for clues to vehicle fire in Habersham County

CLARKESVILLE -- Investigators with the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office have determined that a vehicle fire in Habersham County was intentionally...

Atlanta man arrested in shooting of ex-girlfriend in front of one-year-old child

An Atlanta man who was wanted for shooting his ex-girlfriend in front of their one-year-old child while dropping off diapers was found...

16-year-old charged in murder of 18-year-old in Savannah

SAVANNAH A 16-year-old has been charged in the February 28 murder of an 18-year-old in Savannah. Today, the Savannah...

Two charged in connection with shooting death of Georgia man

Two Crawford county residents have been charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, tampering with evidence, armed robbery and possession of...

What is Crossover Day in Georgia?

Crossover Day for the state legislature is scheduled Thursday, March 12 this year. It is one of the busiest days for lawmakers...

Will this be the year the shoalie becomes Georgia’s official riverine sport fish?

Supporters of a fish that mostly calls Georgia’s rivers home say they hope this will be the year they finally reel in...

Power Struggle Under The Gold Dome: House votes to give itself more say in budget decisions

The Georgia House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed two bills Tuesday that would give the General Assembly more say over state spending and...

Democrats make push to take over Georgia state house in November

 Georgia Democrats are off to a strong start in their bid to build on the electoral gains they made in congressional and...

Georgia election officials will have a public hearing on Athens-Clarke County’s decision to suspend use of new voting system

If you are an Athens-Clarke County resident who has an opinion on the county board of elections' decision to stop using the...

Do you have to wait more than an hour to vote? Georgia wants to fix that

The Gist: Election Day could be more streamlined in Georgia in the near future if a new bill is passed that would...

Norcross will start streaming city council meetings over Facebook Live

NORCROSS -- If you live in Norcross, you can find out what decisions your local elected officials are making and debating without...

DeKalb County will provide snacks for students during spring break

While the state of Georgia is under a shelter-in-place order, it is still Spring Break in DeKalb County. The county's recreation and...

Lawrenceville is offering assistance paying utility bills for residents impacted by coronavirus

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The city of Lawrenceville has worked out several options for residents who may be struggling to pay their monthly utility...

Georgia-based podcast ranked #1 Gospel Music Podcast

MARIETTA -- Southern Gospel News Podcast, the audible voice of gospel music, has been named as the "#1 Gospel Music Podcast you Must Follow...

Andretti Indoor Karting closes Roswell location

ROSWELL -- Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, a popular destination for kids and parents, abruptly closed its location in Roswell Jan. 1...

Georgia’s favorite Christmas song is about snow

Georgia's favorite Christmas song comes with a touch of wistfulness and irony. VerizonSpecials.com recently released its list of the most popular Christmas...

Long-time Griffin Fire Chief to hang up his boots

GRIFFIN -- City of Griffin Fire Chief Tommy Jones will retire after over 32 years of service to the community.

Meet Georgia’s new acting public safety commissioner

Former Tift County Sheriff Gary Vowell has been tapped to fill Georgia's public safety chief post after former public safety commissioner Col....

Meet the new dean of UGA’s Tifton Campus

Michael Toews has been named assistant dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to oversee the Tifton...

VIDEO: Here are the 5 most expensive homes on the market in Atlanta

From a 1930s estate that could easily host one of The Great Gatsby's famous parties to a more modern mansion that Count...

Lazy Llama is replacing HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern in Midtown Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The owner's aren't changing, but the restaurant is. Midtown's decade-old HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern is being replaced by Lazy Llama Cantina...

Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp to host Valentine’s Day benefit dinner

The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire has partnered with Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp on Tybee Island for a Valentine’s Day benefit...

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