A court in Texas has thrown out the death sentence of convicted killer Raymond Riles, who has spent more than 40 years on the state's death row.
A Loveland, Colorado, police officer is on administrative leave and two other officers have been reassigned to administrative duties after a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging excessive use of force was filed against the city of Loveland and the three officers.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Georgia a contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research (CIDER). The contract will provide $1 million in first-year funding and is expected to be supported by the National Institute of Allergy and…
Two people are dead and police officer was wounded after a traffic stop Friday ended in gunfire, according to the San Antonio police chief.
Authorities are on the scene of yet another mass shooting Friday, this time at a FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis, where eight people were killed.
Vernon Jones, a former Democratic state lawmaker and one of former President Donald Trump’s most vocal allies in Georgia, is the latest Republican to open a 2022 primary challenge against Gov. Brian Kemp.
The gunman in the Indianapolis mass shooting at a FedEx Ground facility was a former employee there and, according to law enforcement sources, known to federal and local authorities prior to the attack.
The family of Tamir Rice sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland Friday asking him to reopen the investigation into the boy's 2014 shooting death and to convene a grand jury to consider charges against the Cleveland police officers who killed him.
Hours after a gunman opened fire in an Indianapolis FedEx facility, family members of employees at the facility were still corralled at a nearby Holiday Inn, waiting to hear from their loved ones.
When eight people died in a mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility Thursday night, the news was compounded by a string of similar incidents that preceded it.
When closing arguments are delivered Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, jurors will have sat through the testimony of seven witnesses for the defense and 38 for the prosecution.
Covid-19 has presented challenges to both staffing and financing for charitable causes around the world. This year, non-profits are using National Volunteer Week (April 18-24) to ramp up support.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh will be laid to rest tomorrow at St George's Chapel in Windsor, west of London. Only 30 people will attend the memorial, which will be pared down for pandemic safety.
Love is in the air this spring in the eastern United States, where billions of cicadas will soon appear in the biggest emergence event since 2004.
The hauntingly beautiful Crab Nebula, located 6,500 light-years away in the Taurus constellation, is releasing an incredible amount of energy.
A Hong Kong court has sentenced several of the city's leading pro-democracy campaigners to between 8 and 18 months in prison over their roles in unauthorized assemblies at the height of the 2019 protests.
Simon & Schuster said it won't distribute a book written by the Louisville police officer who was shot while executing a no-knock warrant at the home of Breonna Taylor, who was killed in the raid.
For five nights in a row, protesters have gathered -- often with snow falling around them -- outside of the Brooklyn Center Police Department to chant the name Daunte Wright, whose fatal shooting during a traffic stop Sunday sparked anger in the Minneapolis area and across the nation.
The US Coast Guard said Friday that a second body was recovered from the water near a commercial vessel that capsized earlier this week several miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
Police arrived "to a very chaotic scene, with victims and witnesses running everywhere" at a FedEx Ground facility near Indianapolis' main airport late Thursday night, where a former employee is suspected of shooting and killing eight people and wounding others, an Indianapolis police offici…
Police arrived "to a very chaotic scene, with victims and witnesses running everywhere" at a FedEx Ground facility near Indianapolis' main airport late Thursday night, where a former employee shot and killed eight people and wounded several others, an Indianapolis police official told CNN.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has called for Joe Biden's "personal engagement" in fighting deforestation in the Amazon rain forest, in a letter sent to the US President on Wednesday.
Billions of Tyrannosaurus rex roamed North America during their fascinating reign as top predators, according to a team of researchers that went about the daunting task of making the calculation.
SPALDING COUNTY (WGCL) -- The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged a man with murdering two people who were found inside a burning truck Tuesday afternoon.
A US Army soldier stationed at Fort Jackson in South Carolina was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and battery after the airing of a video that authorities say shows him push and threaten a young Black man on a neighborhood sidewalk.
President Joe Biden said Thursday that the newly announced sanctions against Russia are a proportionate response to cyberattacks against the US and interference in two presidential elections, but also emphasized that "now is the time to de-escalate" tensions with the country.
A Minnesota man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly trapped a police officer's arm in his truck window while attempting to flee, and then attacking him with the officer's own rescue hammer, police said.
(The Center Square) – Job creation in Georgia was up nearly 50% in the third quarter of the fiscal year compared with last fiscal year, Gov. Brian Kemp said.
After President Joe Biden declared Wednesday that the US must shift focus from a bloody and intractable war to more modern-day pursuits, it took less than 24 hours for him to put his words into practice.
San Antonio International Airport was put on lockdown Thursday afternoon following an officer-involved shooting, according to a tweet from police.
ALBANY — The city of Albany has proved through an impressive show of manpower and equipment that it is indeed all-in in regards to Operation Clean Sweep.
ALBANY – A convicted felon caught carrying a firearm during a traffic stop in Lowndes County, has pleaded guilty to his crime, acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia Peter D. Leary said.
Former Vice President Mike Pence underwent a successful surgery Wednesday to have a pacemaker implanted to help combat a slow heart rate he's recently experienced, his office said in a statement.
When Raul Castro announced three years ago that he would step down in 2021 as head of Cuba's all-powerful communist party, he surely envisioned the island on firmer economic footing and the transition to a new generation of leadership nearly complete.
ALBANY — As the assessment of water damage to the Dougherty County courthouse continues, including whether documents, records or computers were soaked, the realization is that the cleanup will not come cheap.
THOMASVILLE – The city of Thomasville’s Water Treatment Plant was recently recognized by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals for operating with perfection during 2020. For this achievement, the Water Treatment Plant received a Platinum Award by GAWP in recognition of a full year o…
ATLANTA — Doug Hooker, who has led the Atlanta Regional Commission for nearly a decade, will retire next March, the ARC announced.
ATLANTA — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock has drawn the first Republican challengers in his bid to hold the seat he won in historic fashion during the 2020 election cycle.