Fishermen might head to Cuba soon

...nation's outdoor writers before he died in 2012 at age 97. My friend, Charles Salter, former fishing editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, wrote a column about "Uncle Homer," noting that the writer once said that one of his daily exercises...

Dalton police officer faces child molestation charge

...Whitfield County sheriff's report states. Tolbert wasn't on duty at the time, police spokesman Bruce Frazier told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.The woman's daughter also said she once found Tolbert standing over her and taking pictures of...

Physicians with citations of misconduct hired to treat Georgia inmates

...working in Georgia state prisons were hired to treat inmates despite prior citations for various forms of misconduct, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday.The newspaper reported that four physicians were hired despite failing to diagnose...

Ga. Tech sex attack suspect arrested

...Matt Nagel said 43-year-old John Perry Smith of Bremen, Georgia, was being held in the Fulton County Jail.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Smith was being held on two misdemeanor charges of sexual battery. Jail records do not indicate...

Georgia Tech female assault reported

...short blonde hair, wearing a gray, long-sleeve, button-down shirt with dark-colored lining and gray pants.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports his vehicle is described as a red pickup truck with a black toolbox in the bed.

More delays for Atlanta streetcar plan

ATLANTA - The debut of the Atlanta Streetcar, which has been delayed numerous times, is still unknown and officials say it won't start carrying passengers this weekend as some had hoped.

Georgia Supreme Court decision on probation causes cancellation of warrants

...thousands of arrest warrants for people accused of failing to complete their misdemeanor probation requirements, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Thursday.The Georgia Supreme Court ruled last week that state law doesn't allow for...

Across the region

JONESBORO, Ga. - Police found a 13-year-old boy hidden behind a false wall inside a home and arrested the boy's father and four other people who denied knowing anything about the teen, authorities said.

Atlanta police fear gunman may be targeting homeless

ATLANTA - After two men were shot and killed as they slept outside in Atlanta, police say they fear a gunman might be targeting homeless people.

Across Georgia

...titled Who Told You That You Are Naked? identifies Cochran as a devout Christian and as the city's fire chief, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.City councilman Alex Wan, who is openly gay, said Reed should investigate whether Cochran's...