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Massage business shooter pleads guilty

CANTON, Ga. (AP) - A man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at massage businesses in Georgia has...

Hospital seeks to identify patient unable to say his name

RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia hospital is turning to the public for help in identifying a patient who has been unable to say...

As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges

ATLANTA (AP) - Herschel Walker appears to have a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia. He was a football hero...

Georgia Insurance Commissioner finally convicted of fraud

ATLANTA (AP) - A jury has convicted Georgia’s suspended insurance commissioner of all 37 charges against him at his trial. Jurors returned guilty verdicts Thursday...

Georgia House speaker proposes 1K bonus for police, deputies

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia’s House speaker says he will seek $75 million in the state budget to give each police officer and sheriff’s deputy...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene comments on her Twitter suspension

ATLANTA (AP) - Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says her 12-hour suspension from Twitter is "a Communist-style attack on free speech.” Twitter says it imposed the...

GOP lawmakers hold California protest after 3 cancellations

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Republican House Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene held a protest Saturday after a third venue in California canceled...

Covid-19 cases rising again in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) - The number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Georgia has risen substantially over the past few weeks, mirroring a national trend...

Aztec Framing owner pleads guilty to recruiting illegal foreign workers

ROME, Georgia (WDEF) - A Georgia businessman who had operations in our area has pleaded guilty to harboring illegal aliens. Juan Antonio Perez lives in...

Judge refuses to block new election laws in Georgia for now

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal judge declined to block some challenged sections of Georgia’s new election law ahead of two runoff elections next week. But...

Man killed in shooting at Atlanta-area country club

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A shooting at an Atlanta-area country club has left one man dead as authorities search for his killer. The Atlanta...

Atlanta police: officers ambushed in shootout that left suspect dead, officer wounded

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say two Atlanta police officers responding to reports of gunfire in one of the city's most famous neighborhoods have been...

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