Lawmakers mull medical pot cultivation, drones near prisons

The action at the Georgia legislature began to pick up pace this past week as the 2019 session approaches the half-way mark
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Crews fighting brush fire near Atlanta find body

Crews fighting a brush fire near a motel in metro Atlanta found a body once the flames were out
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Sheriff: 2 killed when pickup truck rolls into creek

A Mississippi sheriff says two people died when a pickup truck they were traveling in slipped off a narrow bridge and rolled into a creek.
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Georgia push for Equal Rights Amendment draws GOP support

A push for Georgia to become the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment is gaining steam with the prominent Republican backers it has attracted
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Keeping tradition, Gov. DeWine plans Statehouse speech

New Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to deliver his first State of the State address in Columbus, breaking with his predecessor's pattern of taking the annual speech
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Atlanta braces for plunging temperatures, ice, maybe snow

More than 100 flights have been canceled at Atlanta's airport and city leaders say they fear ice could slicken streets and freeways just as thousands of fans be
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Pity Martinez ready to shine with Atlanta United

After a stellar season at River Plate, South American player of the year Pity Martinez is ready to shine with Atlanta United
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Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died
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De Boer takes over Atlanta United with big shoes to fill

After two short-lived coaching stints, Frank de Boer is eager to get his career back on track with Atlanta United
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Forward Jordan Usher transfers from USC to Georgia Tech

Former USC forward Jordan Usher transfers to Georgia Tech, to be eligible for spring semester in 2019
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New Louisville coach Satterfield signs 4 during early period

New Louisville coach Scott Satterfield signs 4 in early period, hopes to add 10 more by February
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Man sentenced in death of Army veteran who had been missing

A man has been sentenced in the death of an Army veteran who had been missing for years before his remains were found behind a house in Georgia
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Mary Hardin-Baylor, Mount Union top AP Div III All-America

Mary Hardin-Baylor, Mount Union place 3 players each on AP Division III All-America 1st team
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MH-Baylor, Mount Union stars lead AP D-III All-Americans

Mary Hardin-Baylor and Mount Union place 3 players each on AP Division III All-America first team
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Canadian man gets prison for preying on young girls online

A Canadian man who coerced girls in Georgia and Mississippi to perform sexually explicit acts while they chatted online has been sentenced to 16 years in prison
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Canadian man gets prison for sexually preying on young girls

A Canadian man who coerced girls in Georgia and Mississippi to perform sexually explicit acts while they chatted online has been sentenced to 16 years in prison
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Brother's dogs kill North Carolina woman, injure 2 grandkids

Authorities say a North Carolina grandmother was killed when she was attacked by four Rottweilers, who also injured two of her grandchildren
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Hearing set for man seeking appeal in Auburn student slaying

A hearing has been set for an Alabama man seeking a new trial over his death sentence for kidnapping and killing an Auburn University student
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Gov.-elect Kemp names floor leaders for 2019 legislature

Gov.-elect Brian Kemp has chosen six Georgia lawmakers to shepherd his agenda during the 2019 legislative session
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Ohio election panel tosses minor parties' debate complaint

State election regulators in Ohio delivered a blow to two minor parties on Thursday, dismissing complaints that alleged three debates this year that excluded th
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The Latest: Commission dismisses minor parties' debate case

Ohio election regulators have dismissed without discussion two minor parties' complaints over access to a series of 2018 gubernatorial debates.
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The Latest: 2 governor candidates at debate access arguments

Two third-party candidates for Ohio governor this year are present as state election regulators hear a case alleging they were unfairly excluded from a series o
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Ohio election regulators to hear Libertarians' debate claims

A third party contending it was unfairly excluded from a series of debates in Ohio's 2018 governor's race is about to air its claims before state election regul
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No. 2 Clemson dominates AP All-ACC team again with 11 Tigers

No. 2 Clemson once again dominates the Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams, individual awards
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