Officer fired after hitting suspect with patrol car

A police officer in northeast Georgia has been fired after hitting a suspect with a patrol car

Atlanta police: Cyberattack erased dashcam archive

The Atlanta Police Department’s archive of dashboard camera video was wiped out in a March cyberattack, the police chief said. The loss might compromise a...

Officer charged with threatening woman to get nude photos

Authorities say a Florida police officer threatened and attempted to extort a Georgia woman and her family.

Unsafe to swim, boat in Lake Lanier, Chattahoochee River

The Army Corps of Engineers says high water levels have made it unsafe to swim or boat in Georgia’s Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee...

Georgia sheriff’s deputy accused of stalking woman, daughter

A sheriff’s deputy near Atlanta has been accused of stalking a woman and her daughter. News outlets report Rockdale County Sheriff’s Deputy James Campbell was...

Man’s body pulled from Lake Lanier after he didn’t resurface

They were told that Frederick had jumped off the second story of a dock and hadn’t resurfaced.

Former officer who shot naked man says he was being attacked

A former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill veteran said Monday that he was being attacked and acted in self-defense when he fired on the man about a second after ordering him to stop running at him.

Man wounded by gunfire in parking lot of elementary school

A gunshot victim says he was wounded in the parking lot of a Georgia elementary school, but deputies say the gunfire appears to be unrelated to the school.

Police: 6 teens vandalize homes of Georgia coach’s accusers

Police in Peachtree City say six teens vandalized the homes of two people who had accused a high school coach of sexual battery.

Sheriff: 2 Georgia deputies struck restrained jail inmates

A Georgia sheriff says two of his deputies have resigned after they struck inmates who were in restraints.