Come to a full stop

...That's the goal of a recently filed federal lawsuit against the state Department of Driver Services.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quotes a group of immigrants, unnamed out of concerns for their "safety" and who are "living in Georgia...

Georgia governor proposes spending $50 million more on pre-kindergarten to reverse cuts

...pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.The Republican governor told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the specifics are still in the works."We all know the statistics indicate a good pre-K program...

Immigrants sue Ga. over driver licenses

...residency is disputed sued Georgia's state government Monday for refusing to issue them driver's licenses. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the federal lawsuit accuses the Georgia Department of Driver Services of violating the constitutional...

Georgia Tech's Patrick Skov pushing for starting spot

...second camp scrimmage Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium."I thought Patrick played well," Johnson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "That's his best performance to date, I think."Skov, who came to Georgia Tech as a graduate transfer...

Georgia inmate steals truck, escapes

...criminal trespass, false statements, identity fraud, theft and possession of drug-related objects.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the stolen truck is a 1997 white, extended-bed Chevrolet C2500 with Latex Construction logos...

Grady Hospital releases rape evidence

...police laboratory more than 1,000 packages containing sex crime evidence that it had stored since 2000. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 1,500 of these kits piled up at Grady Memorial Hospital partly because the hospital failed to...

Book briefs

...adolescenceWilliam Sanders, an award-winning writer for daily newspapers including The Augusta Chronicle and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has written Staying: A Multi-Generational Memoir of Rescue and Restoration, which chronicles the events...

Grand jury clears cop in shooting

...Attorney Paul Howard and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reopened the probe into Waiters' death after The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB-TV raised questions about the thoroughness of the investigation. Howard thanked Union City police...

Man dies fleeing DeKalb police

ATLANTA - DeKalb County police say a man died after falling from a wall during a police chase that involved a Taser.

Toddler, dead adults found in car near Atlanta

...car's headlights were still on when officers arrived. Powder Springs Deputy Police Chief Matt Boyd told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the deaths are being investigated as a double homicide.