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Teen accused of killing grandmother with ball bat
A Georgia teenager is accused of beating his grandmother to death with a baseball bat south of Atlanta.
Deal: Report will play a key role in future winter storm response
Gov. Nathan Deal today received the internal review and action plan he ordered from state agency heads involved in emergency response during the winter storm of Jan. 26-30.
Wedding party helps rescue couple in house fire
Fire officials in middle Georgia say members of a wedding party helped rescue an elderly couple from a house fire.
Man seeks new trial in shooting outside preschool
A man who was found guilty but mentally ill in the shooting death of another man outside a suburban Atlanta preschool is asking for a new trial.
Former police dog found dead on side of highway
A retired police dog has been found dead on the side of a northeast Georgia highway.
Vice President Joe Biden to visit Atlanta today
Vice President Joe Biden is expected to visit Atlanta today.
Deal: Georgia welcomes Supreme Court decision
Gov. Nathan Deal applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to seek input from U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli before allowing Florida to move forward with its water-related lawsuit against Georgia.
State joins national teacher preparation initiative
Governor Nathan Deal has announced the state will join a national initiative to better prepare teachers in certain in-demand subject areas.
State lawmakers debate legalizing medical marijuana
Medical marijuana would be legalized in Georgia for patients with certain medical illnesses under legislation set for a vote in the state Legislature.
Man charged in cousin’s shooting death
Police say a man who surrendered on an involuntary manslaughter charge over the weekend told investigators that he accidentally shot his cousin.
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