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,...

Atlanta police charge man 2 years after body found in park

Atlanta police say a man who’s already prison killed a young woman whose body was found in a park two years ago.

Georgia man gets life for attempting to behead wife

A man who attempted to behead his wife with a pocket knife for wanting to move to Florida has been sentenced to life in prison.

Russian spy ship spotted off Coastal Georgia, again

Russian spy ship spotted off the coast of Georgia.

2 contractors injured at coal-fired Georgia Power plant

Two people have been injured at a coal-fired power plant owned by Georgia Power. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution cites a statement from Georgia Power spokesman Jacob Hawkins that...

4-year-old girl shot in head at apartment complex in Georgia

Police say a 4-year-old girl has been injured in an accidental shooting in west Georgia. LaGrange Police Sgt. Robert Kirby told news outlets that the...

‘It had to stop there.’ Slain teen’s mom forgives suspects

Compelling news out of West Georgia.

Blue Cross Blue Shield reduces coverage – offers plans in 85 Georgia counties

The Affordable Care Act is causing Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer less coverage in Georgia. There will not be only 85 counties offering individual health insurance coverage. Is your county on the list?

Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

Police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man, a grand jury said Wednesday after concluding that he pointed a BB pistol at officers who had come to arrest him.

Judge tosses out 2 charges against lawyer who shot his wife

A judge has tossed out two lesser charges against an Atlanta lawyer accused of murder in the fatal shooting of his business executive wife. Claud...