• georgia Jun 26, 2019

    Video Shows Rescue of Newborn ‘Baby India' From Plastic Bag in Georgia Woods

    A Georgia sheriff released dramatic body-cam video Tuesday showing the rescue of a newborn girl who was found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office made the video public in hopes that it will generate credible tips in the case. Authorities have been searching for the baby’s mother since June 6, when a family...

  • Donald Trump Jun 10, 2019

    Jimmy Carter, After Hip Surgery, Back Teaching Sunday School

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter talked about his recent health setback and his conversation with President Donald Trump, as he returned to teaching Sunday school in Georgia for the first time since breaking his hip. Carter told people gathered at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains that he and his wife, Rosalynn, have nursing care at home and are doing...

  • Atlanta Jun 9, 2019

    Lil Nas X's ‘Old Town Road' Inspires Autistic Boy to Sing

    An Atlanta rapper’s take on country music has inspired a mostly nonverbal autistic boy in Minnesota to sing. Lil Nas X has found huge success with the song, “Old Town Road.” It has sparked controversy , spawned a clothing line, made the rapper a household name and got his collaborator Billy Ray Cyrus a Maserati. Now, it’s being credited for...

  • attorney May 31, 2019

    Migos' Offset Has Charges in Phone-Slapping Case Dismissed

    Police in suburban Atlanta have dropped a felony charge against the rapper Offset, who was accused of knocking a cellphone out of a fan’s hands. Sandy Springs police Sgt. Sam Worsham told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Thursday that “all parties involved were able to come to an agreement.” The property damage charge stemmed from an April incident at a Target,...

  • attorney May 29, 2019

    Delta Employees Say New Uniforms Are Giving Them Rashes

    Delta employees are speaking out after the company’s new uniforms have given some employees rashes and breathing problems. The airline unveiled its new line of uniforms for its employees last May. However, it didn’t take long for the excitement of the uniform launch to turn into concern from some of Delta’s 64,000 employees.

  • Los Angeles May 16, 2019

    Hollywood's Big Players Stay Quiet on Georgia Abortion Law

    Georgia and Hollywood are worlds away from one another, physically and culturally, but irresistible tax incentives have turned the state into a filming powerhouse dubbed “Hollywood of the South.” Productions as big as Marvel Studios’ superhero blockbusters and shows like “Stranger Things” and “The Walking Dead” call the state home base, and some have not shied away from throwing their...

  • georgia May 12, 2019

    Michelle Obama Surprises Students to Talk About Her Memoir

    A group of students from Spelman and Morehouse colleges who’ve been studying Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” had a surprise visitor to discuss the work — the former first lady herself. Obama came to Spelman to talk with the students Saturday about the best-selling book ahead of her sold-out appearance Saturday night at State Farm Arena in downtown Atlanta. Obama encouraged...

  • law enforcement May 3, 2019

    Georgia Man Who Held Teen Captive in Dog Cage Given Time Served

    A Georgia man has been sentenced to time served for keeping a teenage girl in sexual captivity for more than a year.

  • attorney May 2, 2019

    Offset Speaks Out Amid Felony Warrant Over Fan Phone Drama

    Offset is facing new legal drama. Atlanta-area police have issued a felony warrant for the hip-hop star after he allegedly smacked a fan’s phone out of their hand and broke it

  • Captain Apr 20, 2019

    Storms in South Kill Girl in Florida, Bring Tornado Threat

    A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.

  • georgia Dec 18, 2018

    Rapper TI Pleads No Contest to Violating Ban on Public Cursing

    The charge against the performer stems from a May incident at the gated community where he lives in the Atlanta suburb of Stockbridge.

  • Atlanta Oct 16, 2018

    Cattle Roundup Over: Last Cow Caught Weeks After Truck Crash

    Officials say a cow that hoofed it for two weeks on the lam after a livestock truck overturned on a busy interstate junction north of Atlanta has been caught. News outlets report 89 cows initially escaped when the tractor-trailer wrecked before dawn on Oct. 1 on a cloverleaf linking Interstate 75 with Interstate 285. Eleven cows died in the crash....

  • driver Oct 3, 2018

    Dozens of Cows on the Loose Near Atlanta

    More than 80 cows were on the loose near Atlanta after a tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate-285 Monday. The cattle were roaming the roadways in the metro area, dodging police and cars during rush-hour traffic.

  • driver Oct 2, 2018

    Cows Escape After Livestock Truck Crashes in Georgia

    Officials in Georgia had to call in the cavalry Monday after dozens of cows escaped when a tractor-trailer transporting them overturned on a busy junction north of Atlanta. The truck carrying 89 cows overturned around 3 a.m. on the cloverleaf of Interstate 75 and I-285. Many of the cows scattered, causing wrecks and clogging rush-hour traffic.

  • America Jul 26, 2018

    Georgia Lawmaker Who Used Racial Slur on TV Will Resign

    The state lawmaker who exposed himself and yelled racial slurs on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen’s new cable TV series will resign, according to a spokesman for Georgia House Speaker David Ralston. Rep. Jason Spencer will step down at the end of the month, spokesman Kaleb McMichen told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution late Tuesday. In Sunday night’s broadcast of Cohen’s Showtime series...

  • georgia Jul 23, 2018

    Georgia Rep. Jason Spencer Uses N-Word in Sacha Baron Cohen Show

    A Georgia lawmaker is the latest public figure caught with his pants down on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen’s new cable TV series, this time literally, as the state legislator exposes his bottom, speaks with a mock Asian accent and yells a racial slur all in the name of fighting terrorism. In Sunday night’s broadcast of Cohen’s Showtime series “Who Is...

  • Atlanta Journal Jun 28, 2018

    Man Found Dead in Braves' Ballpark Cooler Was Minnesota Inventor

    A body found inside a beer cooler at the major league home of the Atlanta Braves belongs to a Minnesota inventor who was doing contract work at the stadium, police in Atlanta’s suburbs said Wednesday. Cobb County police on Wednesday identified him as Todd Keeling, 48, of White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Keeling had worked an overnight shift for a beverage...

  • georgia Jun 26, 2018

    Woman Accused of Leaking US Secrets Pleads Guilty

    A woman accused of leaking U.S. secrets to a news outlet pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Georgia. Reality Winner, 26, entered her guilty plea after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors that calls for her to serve five years and three months behind bars, news outlets reported. A judge will sentence her later. “All of these actions I...

  • Atlanta May 13, 2018

    Chemicals Sicken Police Officers Who Find Body in Ga. Motel

    Police outside Atlanta said three officers will recover after being sickened by chemicals Saturday in a motel room where a body was found. Dekalb County Police spokeswoman Shiera Campbell says the three hospitalized officers are conscious and alert. She also told the Atlanta Journal Constitution that the guest’s death at the extended-stay motel is not being treated as a homicide....

  • attorney Apr 17, 2018

    Woman Accuses R. Kelly of ‘Intentionally' Giving Her Sexually Transmitted Disease: Attorney

    A woman has accused R&B singer R. Kelly of knowingly and intentionally infecting her with a sexually transmitted disease while the pair were in a relationship that began last year, according to a criminal complaint filed last week.

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