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1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Georgia house party

A sheriff’s office is looking for a man accused of killing one person and wounding two others at a house party

Georgia Dept. of Corrections Gets New Mental Health Director

Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier announced the promotion of Dr. Javel Jackson, to statewide Mental Health Director, effective March 16,...

Man hurt in jump from 2nd floor rail at Atlanta airport

Authorities say a man who jumped over an upper-floor railing in an Atlanta airport is hospitalized with serious injuries. WXIA-TV reported Wednesday that the man’s jump from...

Crean shows enthusiasm in first Georgia news conference

Tom Crean opened his first news conference at Georgia by talking for almost 27 minutes before fielding his first question. First impressions were clear: Georgia’s...

Georgia county working to hire Spanish-speaking poll workers

One of Georgia’s largest counties is trying to hire hundreds of Spanish-speaking poll workers for upcoming elections. Gwinnett County Elections Director Lynn Ledford says she...

Judge to rule whether to suppress accused leaker’s statement

A judge is weighing whether to suppress the statement of a woman accused of leaking National Security Agency secrets because federal agents did not warn her that her words might be used against her and that she could wait for a lawyer.

At least 24 kid-on-kid sex assault cases on bases in Georgia

A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to provide justice to the children of service...

Teacher barricades himself in class, fires gun; no one hurt

A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun, sending students running outside...

Sheriff: Guns taken from Georgia teacher after car set afire

A Georgia teacher accused of firing a handgun in his classroom had three rifles taken away after setting the family car ablaze two years ago

Prison officials say Georgia inmate died of apparent suicide

Corrections officials in Georgia say they’re investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate.