Across Georgia

...a younger teen accused in at least three thefts have been arrested, department spokesman Greg Lyon told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Lyon says four of five stolen vehicles have been recovered. Police say cars were stolen in Midtown...

Braves franchise changes include shift in offensive philosophy

The 2015 season marks a changing of the guard for the Atlanta Braves front office, but it also means a change in philosophy that could prove crucial for the franchise over the coming years.

Across Georgia

...for a University of Georgia student found dead in her dorm room.Clarke County Coroner Sonny Wilson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that an autopsy is expected today at a Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab. Police have said 21-year-old...

Across Georgia

...War-era relic while removing boxes from a Paulding County home.Sheriff's spokesman Ashley Henson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that movers were taking boxes out of a home Wednesday when they found a cannonball with its fuse still attached...

Ga. mayor told to get anger counseling

...Stockbridge city council is ordering the mayor to undergo anger management counseling. Council members tell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution they're alarmed at what they describe as a series of outbursts by Mayor Tim Thompson in recent weeks...

Freight train strikes, kills Atlanta man

...struck the man around 4 p.m. Tuesday in the suburban city just northeast of Atlanta.Authorities tell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the man didn't move after the train's horn sounded. His name wasn't released.The train was traveling...

Closing arguments continue in Atlanta test cheating trial

...a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that an attorney representing one of the 12 defendants accused prosecutors of overreaching in charging...

Atlanta voters OK road bonds

...million bond package aimed at fixing aging infrastructure such as roads, bridges, sidewalks and buildings.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the measures were approved Tuesday by a margin of about nine to one.Nearly 21,000 voters...

School worker insurance cuts worry lawmakers

...lawmakers promised schools as a way to give teachers raises, eliminate furloughs and restore class time, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently pointed out.If a school system can't afford to pay the extra cost, "it's going to fall...

Pulitzer winning Ga. reporter dies

ATLANTA - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Claude Sitton, who covered civil rights movement, dies at 89.