Georgia's parole board on Wednesday issued a decision halting the scheduled execution of a condemned inmate less than 24 hours before he was set to be put to death.
Police and prosecutors in Georgia say they're reviewing the arrest of a former NFL player whose lawyers say officers used excessive force.
After telling the judge Monday morning that they were stuck and couldn't reach a verdict, jurors deliberated a few more hours before deciding that a well-connected Atlanta attorney intentionally shot his wife, causing her death.
A jury has found an Atlanta attorney who fatally shot his wife guilty of murder and influencing witnesses.
A judge has rejected a condemned Georgia inmate's argument that he should be resentenced because he wouldn't get the death penalty if he were sentenced today.
A federal civil rights lawsuit says several guards at a southeast Georgia prison brutally beat two handcuffed inmates.
Lawyers for a man set for execution next month argue he should be resentenced because he wouldn't get the death penalty if he were sentenced today.
Closing arguments are underway in the murder trial of an Atlanta attorney who fatally shot his wife.
A man convicted of robbing and killing an off-duty prison guard is set to be the second inmate executed in Georgia this year.
An Atlanta man who threw a concrete block through a city contractor's window has been sentenced to prison for obstructing a federal bribery probe.
Lawyers for a man seeking a new trial say west Georgia prosecutors purposely and systematically excluded black prospective jurors from the trials of black men facing the death penalty four decades ago.
Georgia is planning to execute an inmate called the "stocking strangler," a man convicted of raping and killing older women in attacks that terrorized a small city in the state decades ago.
A former Equifax executive who sold stock for nearly $1 million before the company's massive data breach was publicly announced faces insider trading charges.
Opening statements are underway in the trial of an Atlanta lawyer charged with murder in the shooting death of his business executive wife.
Lawyers for a man set for execution next week are asking Georgia's parole board to spare his life, arguing that newly discovered evidence raises doubts about their client's guilt.
An Illinois man who worked as a spokesman for a "darknet" marketplace used for illegal online sales has pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge in Atlanta.
Federal prosecutors say a former medical examiner for several metro Atlanta counties was at the center of an opioid ring, writing prescriptions for powerful pain pills in exchange for sexual favors and...photos.
A man known as the "stocking strangler," who was convicted of raping and choking to death three women four decades ago, is set for execution next month in Georgia.
A former high-ranking Atlanta city official has been sentenced to just over two years in prison after pleading guilty in an ongoing corruption investigation.
Volunteers who feed the homeless in public places say they're providing a needed service.