Across the region

...former student outlining concerns over how her daughter could struggle through the school year but pass state exams.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Tuesday that Justina Collins, mother of the now 17-year-old girl, said she tried speaking...

EPA: Army must move faster on old base contamination testing

...the Army's past activities at Fort Gillem remains our top priority for this cleanup effort," the Army said.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution began reporting on the environmental problems at the base last year. At the time, the EPA was considering...

What Is It?

...Chevrolet Impala. The famous abduction you refer to must be the kidnapping of Patty Hearst."Reg Murphy, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, was abducted around this time, but I believe he was put into the trunk of a Ford Torino. Great...

Housekeeper finds bodies at hotel near Atlanta

...bodies were found by a housekeeper at a hotel near Atlanta.DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the housekeeper found the bodies of the two adults about 12:30 p.m. Monday.CBS 46 reports...

Atlanta thieves take $4,500 in purses

...of a man and woman accused of stealing the handbags from the Dillard's store at Atlantic Station on Aug. 30. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the suspects grabbed the bags from a shelf, then fled in a gray 2011 Toyota Yaris that was...

Toxic vapors at old Ga. Army base

...that toxic vapor is accumulating in some homes near Fort Gillem, a former military depot just south of Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports testing this summer found hazardous chemicals in levels high enough to pose a danger to human...

TB tests for Ga. high school students

...said the student attends Hillgrove High School this year, but attended McEachern High in the spring. Dillon tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution no other students have shown symptoms, but testing will done at both schools as a precaution. Tuberculosis...

Across Georgia

...officials received several calls about 2 p.m. from witnesses at SkyDive the Farm in Cedartown. Brazier told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the men bumped each other while in the sky. The collision might have knocked one man unconscious...

Georgia family stumped by violent death of 13-year-old boy

...bed."If your child isn't safe in his bed, he isn't safe anywhere," the slain boy's grandmother told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She said the killers were so quiet, nobody in the family woke up when her grandson was slain.Police...

Baby born in Georgia Wal-Mart

ROSWELL, Ga. - Labor Day came early for a Roswell woman who gave birth inside a Walmart near Atlanta.