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...

Across the region

ATLANTA - A Georgia inmate convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy after a convenience store robbery is set to be executed next month. Robert Wayne Holsey will be put to death at 7 p.m. Dec. 9, Attorney Ge­neral Sam Olens' office said Thursday.

Lilburn man gets probation for fatal driveway shooting

...shooting, WSB-TV reported."Mr. Sailors is still in shock, I know it is hard to believe," Puglise told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "Mr. Sailors wants the community to know that his actions were out of fear. Not out of vengeance...

Ex-Gov. Carl Sanders dies

...children in an Atlanta home that once belonged to Augusta National Golf Club co-founder Bobby Jones. According to The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, a bust of Jones rests in a downstairs room."I go down there every now and then and wait for him...

Lakers fend off Hawks for second victory

ATLANTA - Kobe Bryant scored 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers won for only the second time this season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 Tuesday night.

House fire kills Georgia woman, 88

...uncertain how the cord malfunctioned but the cause was ruled electrical in nature and the cord appeared to be culprit. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Foster was home alone at the time of the fire, which was reported at 10:43 a.m. Tuesday...

Ga. woman, 75, found hog tied, dead

...75-year-old woman was found dead inside her apartment and had been hog tied.Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday night that authorities weren't immediately sure of how the woman had been killed. Investigators...

Atlanta judge lifts story ban

ATLANTA - The judge presiding over the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating trial has lifted an order barring media outlets from reporting a specific story related to the case.

Ga. man, 19, fatally stabs father

...outside their home, standing over his wounded father -- 46-year-old David Walker -- in the Hoschton area.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports emergency workers loaded the wounded man into an ambulance, but he died a short time later...

Mystery illness hits 74 Emory students

...Services, sent an email to students Thursday night addressing what he described as gastrointestinal illnesses.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Emory is working with infectious diseases experts and the DeKalb County Board of Health to...