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

Georgia inmate admitted killing guards in recorded interview

One of two Georgia inmates accused of killing two guards last year admitted in a recorded interview that he shot the guards.

Former Georgia prison officer who raped inmates gets 4 years

A former high-ranking prison officer who raped at least three female inmates at a Georgia prison and then intimidated them to keep them from reporting the assaults has been sentenced to serve more than four years in federal prison.

Mother charged in death of boy found in hotel freezer

Police in Alabama have arrested the mother of a baby whose body was found inside a freezer in a hotel room.

Suspect, bystander hurt in shootout with off-duty deputy

Authorities in Georgia say a gunman and an innocent bystander were injured during a shootout with an off-duty deputy in a restaurant parking lot.