Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk released a synopsis of the case file of 17-year-old Lowndes County High School student Kendrick Johnson’s body inside an upright wrestling mat in January 2013.
Three students are in custody and two students have been injured after a stabbing at Banneker High School in Fulton County.
Ozzie, the world's oldest male gorilla has died, Zoo Atlanta officials say. He was 61.
The mother of a missing 4-year-old Georgia boy has been charged with murder, cruelty to children, and concealing a death after investigators found human remains during their search for the boy.
Chad Christopher Stark of Leander has been charged with one count of communicating interstate threats and now faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison if convicted.
The Fulton County prosecutor investigating whether Donald Trump and others committed crimes involving Georgia's 2020 presidential election has asked for a special grand jury to help with the investigation.
Police say as many as eight people were found locked in the basement of an unlicensed Griffin group home disguised as a church. The so-called pastor is accused of denying them medical care and medications.
Kenyari Sawyer, a 4.0 senior in Albany, Georgia, was accepted into 48 universities and colleges and received more than $600,000 in scholarships.
Sheenah Berry didn't think she needed the COVID-19 vaccine until she got pregnant. Then, before she could get her shots, the Rex, Georgia woman caught the coronavirus that would hospitalize her for more than 4 months.
Justin Ross Harris, 41, was convicted in November 2016 on eight counts including malice murder in the death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper, is asking Georgia’s highest court to overturn his convictions for murder and child cruelty.
Actress Tiffany Haddish was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence in Georgia, police said.
Scientists have found a gene that has been declared one of the top 10 global public health threats facing humanity while testing bacteria in Georgia sewer water.
After three men were sentenced for Ahmaud Arbery's murder, the Georgia deputy is accused of posting "that criminal Arbery still got the death penalty." He's now suspended and could lose his job.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will be in Atlanta on Tuesday to discuss the need for federal legislation to protect the right to vote. But some civil rights activists, uninterested in another speech, don’t want to hear it.
A judge announced the sentences for the three men convicted in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
Atlanta police say detectives believe they have identified the man responsible for the 1995 cold case rape and murder of Nacole Smith and a 2004 East Point sexual assault.
Police said a woman initially claimed her 1-year-old son was OK after being "run over by a truck" on Christmas Eve. Police found the boy dead on Christmas Day and his injuries appeared "inconsistent" with her story.
The Newton County woman and her brother were trapped in their car as a tornado lifted them up and smashed them into the ground multiple times.
Twitter said the Georgia congresswoman's verified account @mtgreenee is suspended for violating Twitter's rules.
Police said an unruly passenger injured several people on Thursday during a "disturbance" on a Delta Air Lines flight from Tampa to Atlanta.