Georgia State News

Georgia State News

Lawyer: ‘Stocking strangler’ inmate should not be executed

A lawyer for a Georgia inmate known as the “stocking strangler” says newly discovered evidence proves his client’s innocence, and his planned execution this...

Report that Atlanta hindered records request draws scrutiny

The Georgia attorney general’s office has asked for an investigation into a report that the press office of Atlanta’s former mayor obstructed requests made under the state’s open records law.

At least 24 kid-on-kid sex assault cases on bases in Georgia

A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to provide justice to the children of service...

Crean shows enthusiasm in first Georgia news conference

Tom Crean opened his first news conference at Georgia by talking for almost 27 minutes before fielding his first question. First impressions were clear: Georgia’s...

Woman’s body found behind shed in Middle GA, roommates charged

Body found of a middle GA woman, roommates being investigated

Interior Department announces civil rights grants

Georgia is among the recipients.

Body in Georgia river thought to be teen-aged girl

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the cause of death of a teen-aged girl whose body was pulled from a Georgia river last weekend.

Georgia DOT Receives Two GOHS Grants to Aid in Crash Data Analysis

Both grants are for softward for analysis.

GDOT Commissioner Receives Award for ‘Engineering Influence’

The award comes “in recognition of his exceptional leadership and management of the department’s response to the Interstate 85 fire and bridge collapse” last year.  

Sheriff: 2 men hurt by gunshots in Georgia nightclub fight

Authorities say two men have been shot during a fight at a Georgia nightclub.