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.
Police in Alabama have arrested the mother of a baby whose body was found inside a freezer in a hotel room.
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.
Authorities say a woman was stabbed to death in Georgia and that a man has been charged with murder.
Georgia Civil Rights icon dies.
Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention are expelling an Albany Georgia church that was accused of racial discrimination.
Chatham County is No. 1 in the state again for the number of bald eagle nests found countywide, with a tally of 27 nests this year, wildlife officials say. That’s up from 22 last year, also a state high.
A federal judge has blocked the proposed shutdown of a plant in South Carolina which would turn plutonium used in nuclear weapons into fuel...
A Georgia highway has reopened to traffic more than a month after a military cargo plane crashed nose-first into the roadway, killing nine National Guard airmen.
Authorities are working to identify human remains found in Georgia.