Pistons snap 10-game losing streak in Atlanta

...according to a report in the Detroit News.The team is 29-49 and out of playoff contention. NETS: Former Hawk Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Mason Plumlee was credited with a block on LeBron James' dunk attempt in the final seconds, and...

Cameras catch Athens school bus violators

ATHENS, Ga. -- In its first full week of operation, a new camera system now used on several Clarke County School District buses captured images of 17 violators.

Ga. middle school teacher busted growing pot

ATHENS, Ga. -- A middle school teacher was arrested Wednesday when authorities found an indoor marijuana farm at his home.

UGA overdose should be warning, cops say

ATHENS, Ga. -- Authorities on Wednesday said a 21-year-old University of Georgia student found dead in his East Campus Village dorm room three months ago died from an accidental drug overdose.

Ga. man kept pregnant teen murder victim under surveillance, GBI says

ATHENS, Ga. -- A 34-year-old man apparently kept his pregnant teenage girlfriend under surveillance before he allegedly beat her to death at their Jackson County home outside of Jefferson.

Resurgent Nets rout Knicks behind 25 from Joe Johnson

...Blatche said with a grin.For the Nets, Monday's game at Madison Square Garden looked good and sounded even better.Joe Johnson scored 25 points and the Nets sent the Knicks to a fourth consecutive loss with a 103-80 victory, evening this season's...

UGA employee charged in books theft

ATHENS, Ga. -- A University of Georgia employee was arrested Tuesday after police said they caught her stealing text books.

Ga. woman gets teddy bear with heroin inside

ATHENS, Ga. -- Police said a woman received an unexpected shipment Thursday -- heroin hidden inside a teddy bear.

Athens man arrested for beating teen boy showering with stepdaughter

ATHENS, Ga. -- Police said they arrested a man for assaulting a teen who he caught showering with his stepdaughter.

Rondo powers Celtics past James-less Heat

...1997-98) and Charlotte Bobcats (2011-12) each lost 23 in a row. NETS: Deron Williams scored 23 points, former Hawk Joe Johnson added 20 and Brooklyn overcame a late deficit to win its 10th in a row at home, beating the Charlotte Bobcats 104-99...