A well-regarded former Georgia medical examiner known for his work on high-profile cases is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for conspiring to prescribe opioids in exchange for sex.
Police and elected officials in a Georgia county tried to cover up the use of excessive force during the arrest of a former college football player and the fact that they knew about it before video of the arrest went viral, his lawyers said Monday.
A judge has ruled that a white former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran isn't entitled to immunity based on self-defense.
On the heels of another guilty plea, the top federal prosecutor in Atlanta said Wednesday that an ongoing investigation into corruption at City Hall has expanded in scope and more resources are being added.
Gun safety advocates from around the country are gathering in Atlanta to discuss strategies to end gun violence.
An expert report says Georgia's most restrictive solitary confinement facility deprives prisoners of basic human needs and risks causing psychological harm.
Prosecutors in Georgia said they'll seek to extradite a woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter in a Google executive's overdose death so she can face separate charges in the deadly overdose of her boyfriend near Atlanta, but it's unclear if they've taken any steps to do so since getting an indictment nine months ago.
A former Georgia prison guard has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for sexually assaulting three female inmates and coercing them to help him cover up the assaults.
A former Texas high school football player who authorities say rose to the top ranks of a Mexican drug cartel is set to be sentenced on drug and money laundering charges.
Lawyers for a Mexican woman whose case made national headlines when she was a Georgia college student eight years ago say federal immigration authorities have agreed to renew her temporary protection from deportation.
The Rev. Martin Luther King's daughter blasted Steve Bannon's assertion that her father would be proud of President Donald Trump.
A Georgia jury has awarded an eye-popping $1 billion verdict against a security company after an apartment complex guard was convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl.
A Georgia police officer has been fired after an investigation into the arrest of a former college football player that circulated widely online.
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.