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Gov. Deal bends rules for Capitol gala

ATLANTA - The Georgia Chamber of Commerce got preferential treatment from Gov. Nathan Deal who bent rules to allow one of the most politically active organizations in the state to hold a fundraising dinner in the state Capitol.

05/18/15 - 10:49am

Ga. below average in heavy drinking

ATLANTA -- Georgia has lower rates of heavy drinking and binge drinking than the national average, a recently released study found.

05/19/15 - 7:35am

Shoplifting suspect shocked 5 times with stun gun

A Waynesboro man was shocked with a stun gun five times after trying to shoplift aftershave at Wal-Mart, police say.

05/18/15 - 10:53am

American Pharoah wins Preakness Stakes in a romp

BALTIMORE - American Pharoah won the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes by seven lengths in driving rain on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.

05/16/15 - 10:50pm

Man arrested in Augusta tire slashing scam

A man suspected in a multicounty tire slashing scam was arrested in Richmond County Friday, officials said.

05/15/15 - 10:49pm

Truck driver cited in Johnston, S.C., train wreck

A truck driver who caused a train wreck in Johnston, S.C., after his tractor-trailer stalled on the tracks was charged Friday with disobeying a permit, officials said.

05/15/15 - 10:49pm

Death sentence in Boston bomb case

BOSTON - A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.

05/15/15 - 4:05pm

North Augusta investigators searching for armed robbery suspect

North Augusta Public Safety investigators are searching for a male subject accused of robbing the Greg's Gas Plus at 100 Edgefield Road at gunpoint.

05/15/15 - 8:14pm

Aiken man's death called homicide

A man shot in the head at a Brown Lane home in Aiken last week has died, Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said.

05/15/15 - 8:07pm

Ga. GOP convention starts today

The Georgia Republican Party's two-day biennial state convention gets under way in Athens today with two formally declared presidential candidates and a likely GOP contender.

05/15/15 - 9:04pm
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