JONESBORO — Imani Bell was a good kid with a bright future.
A hotel in downtown Atlanta is reopening its doors to visitors after it closed last month so that health officials could investigate an outbreak of potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease linked to the premises.
The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel has been cleared to reopen after corrections were made to its water distribution system, public health officials said Thursday.
What was supposed to be a four-day car rental turned into a four-month rental, and the Norcross woman responsible for the incident will now pay for her actions.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, announced the awarding of $18,408,612 to Georgia last week to combat the opioid crisis. The investments will enable HRSA-funded community health centers, rural organizations and academic institutions supporting residents in Georgia establish and expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services
A 34-year-old band director at an Atlanta private school has been charged with child molestiation and several other crimes after allegedly having sex with a teenage girl who was 14 or 15 years old at the time.
Although Walgreens plans to close 200 of its stores across the United States, it is not yet clear whether the list of closing stores will include any locations in Gwinnett County.
Seven individuals have been indicted in an alleged abuse scheme victimizing disabled adults in DeKalb County, state Attorney General Chris Carr announced Wednesday.
After a search involving multiple law enforcement agencies, no suspicious packages or devices were found at the Mall of Georgia Wednesday afternoon.
ATLANTA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Thumbtack, a website and app that finds local professionals for projects, announced its 2019 Small Business Friendliness Survey, ranking 49 states and 44 cities based on licensing requirements, tax regulations, and labor and hiring regulations. Small business owners awarded Georgia an A+ this year, ranking 4th in the survey of small business friendliness.
ATLANTA – Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger hosted a roundtable on election security alongside David Becker, founder and executive director of the Center for Election Innovation and Research. Joined at the Capitol by more than a dozen experts from organizations including Microsoft, the Department of Homeland Security, and Augusta University, Becker led a wide-ranging discussion on the status of Georgia’s election security.
ATLANTA – To keep state government efficient and effective, Gov. Brian Kemp has instructed all state government offices to develop proposals to reduce spending by 4% in the amended fiscal year 2020 budget and 6% in the fiscal year 2021 budget. Kemp reminded state officials of his pledge to always put hard-working Georgians first, tasking them with proactive strategic planning and innovative leadership for better utilization of future taxpayer resources.
JONESBORO—An observant Jonesboro Police officer who spotted a suspicious car early Monday morning busted a pair of burglary suspects who allegedly were robbing fast-food restaurants on Tara Boulevard.
Emanuel Peters, 18, was originally arrested for tampering with evidence following the fatal shooting of his younger brother. Late Monday, it was announced that the Dougherty County Child Death Team had charged him with felony involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct in connection to the May 17 incident.
Gwinnett County Police are searching for a man they said allegedly stole a package worth $600 from a residence on Duval Point Way in Snellville.
A Duluth man was charged with reckless conduct Thursday night following a several-hours-long standoff with police.
Hundreds of residents filled the auditorium at a metro Atlanta middle school on Tuesday night to voice concerns about a Sterigenics plant’s longtime releases of the toxic gas ethylene oxide in the area.
The Georgia Council on Aging and Coalition of Advocates for Georgia’s Elderly, or CO-AGE, said they will press lawmakers to increase funding for home and community based services.
A DeKalb County Police Department Officer is recovering from surgery after being shot early Thursday morning while trying to find a murder suspect.
The zoo has opened an online survey to give metro area residents a chance to pick one of three possible names for its new Angolan colobus monkey, who was born June 28.
Dunkin' will celebrate Atlanta Braves fans, and DD Perks members, with discounted hot and iced coffees in August as part of a fan appreciation promotion.
The news of Kroger charging customers for cash back has stirred outrage on social media, but the new policy will not take effect in Atlanta-area supermarkets. At least not yet, according to a Kroger Atlanta Division spokesperson Felix Turner, who covers Georgia, Eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
Newly released state figures on Legionnaires’ cases linked to an Atlanta hotel suggest that the outbreak could become among the biggest in U.S. history.
Eric Lee Brown, 35, of Lithonia, pled guilty to one count of operating an aircraft eligible for registration knowing that the aircraft is not registered to facilitate a controlled substance offense before U.S. Senior District Court Judge Louis Sands on Thursday.
A woman who allegedly stabbed her 3-year-old daughter multiple times and then lied to police about it was captured Friday by the Clayton County Police elite Fugitive Squad.
A Virginia woman who communicated with a Covington man on Instagram has hopefully learned her lesson about meeting people you find on the internet after he pulled a gun on her and forced her to take money out of an ATM.
CONYERS - The three suspects in Sunday’s incident at the Conyers Walmart where a man allegedly pointed a gun at a manager after being stopped for alleged shoplifting are now in the Rockdale County Jail.
Lawrenceville resident Sharon Wood is an active member of the Gwinnett Democratic Party, and she doesn’t shy away from showing support for her party — but she said that support led to a harrowing experience with a Trump supporter Monday.
Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis delivered an emotional speech condemning President Donald Trump's racist tweets on Tuesday, slamming the President for using racist language against four Democratic congresswomen of color.
Reports said hundreds turned out for the 28-year-old's funeral services Thursday. He had served in the Hall County Sheriff's Office for roughly three years. He left behind his wife, 9-year-old and 4-month-old sons.
Ariana Grande has donated the proceeds from her Saturday concert in Atlanta to Planned Parenthood as a way to protest the recent wave of anti-abortion laws passed in several states.
After Lucy McBath won one of the closest races in the country, she earned a seat on the House Judiciary Committee to press for gun control — her life's work after her teenage son, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed in 2012.
Stacey Abrams met with members of the film industry in Los Angles on Tuesday to argue against a boycott of the state over its controversial abortion law.
Monday's state average is 5 cents less than a week ago, 18 cents less than this time last month, and 26 cents less than this time last year.
A newborn baby who was found abandoned in the woods near a Forsyth County road Thursday night is doing well thanks to several locals, deputies and “divine intervention,” Forsyth County Sheriff Ron Freeman said.
Disney will find it "very difficult" to film in Georgia if its new abortion law takes effect, CEO Bob Iger told Reuters.
A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College.
Georgia lawmakers' attempt to get kids some daily exercise on school playgrounds has been shut down by Gov. Brian Kemp.