Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

A 46-year-old woman strangled a rabid bobcat after the animal attacked her in her front yard in northeast Georgia.

Georgia teen’s Civil War diary published after 150 years

LeRoy Wiley Gresham's short, painful life in Macon ended about the same time as the Civil War, but he left behind a legacy treasured by historians.

Georgia man gets life for drowning neighbor 20 years ago

A man accused of drowning his neighbor in her bathtub almost 24 years ago has pleaded guilty to a charge of malice murder.

Georgia teen surrenders after shooting friend in face

A Georgia teenager has surrendered to authorities after accidentally shooting his friend in the face.

5-month-old girl mauled, killed by babysitter’s dog

A Georgia family is in mourning after their babysitter’s dog killed their 5-month-old child. Clayton County Police Sgt. Ashanti Marbury says the German Shepherd mauled...

Police: Former pitcher held alleged mail thieves at gunpoint

Authorities say a former major league All-Star pitcher held two people at gunpoint after they took mail from his mailbox. The Bibb County Sheriff’s office...

Georgia man gets 25 years for raping, impregnating girl, 12

A Georgia man who pleaded guilty to raping and impregnating a 12-year-old relative will serve 25 years in prison. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 38-year-old Michael...

Police officer suspended, arrested on drug charges in raid

Authorities say an Atlanta police officer has been arrested in an apartment where seven pounds of marijuana and prescription pills were found