Greg Bluestein

Civil War commission defends flag, answers call for investigation


ATLANTA — A leader of Georgia’s Civil War Commission has drawn a line in the sand over the recently renewed debate about Confederate... Read more

Deal acts on Ga. food stamps

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal is ordering changes aimed at clearing the backlog jamming the state’s food stamp program as federal officials threaten... Read more

More inmates get medical reprieves

ATLANTA — Faced with rising prison costs, Georgia corrections officials are releasing a growing number of sick and elderly inmates to save... Read more

Third man held in airport drug plot


GAINESVILLE, Ga. — The third Atlanta airport worker suspected of plotting to smuggle drug-laden luggage into the U.S. was arrested... Read more

Justifiable homicides climb in Georgia


ATLANTA — The number of justifiable homicides in Georgia has increased since 2006, the year that state lawmakers passed a version of... Read more

Homeless man arrested on purpose

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Lance Brown was hungry and homeless, so he decided to get thrown in jail by hurling a brick through a glass door at the... Read more

Baseball scores big with mobile app

ATLANTA — Baseball is back, which means die-hard fans like me are hungry for updates and highlights when we’re not near our televisions or... Read more

Jurors spare life of federal inmate

ATLANTA — A jury Thursday spared the life of an inmate who faced the death penalty for killing his cellmate at the federal prison in Atlanta,... Read more

Inmate could face death penalty for murder of cellmate at U.S...


ATLANTA — While serving almost three decades in prison for a string of armed robberies, Brian Richardson carved out a particularly... Read more