The young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria underwent a successful skin graft this week as she continues her astounding recovery.
Aimee Copeland on Tuesday reached another milestone by being upgraded from critical to serious condition at the Georgia hospital where she has valiantly fought a condition caused by flesh-eating bacteria.
Tropical Storm Beryl continued to strengthen as it neared the coasts of Georgia and Florida on Sunday, approaching hurricane strength, forecasters said.
The defense and prosecution in the trial of a man accused of killing another man outside a Georgia day care center delivered their closing arguments on Tuesday.
It started with the denial of a growing health crisis.
Georgia's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously struck down the state's assisted suicide law, a decision that results in the dismissal of criminal charges against four members of an assisted suicide network.
One hundred and eighty days apparently wasn't enough time for the buyer of a winning $77 million lottery ticket to come forward.
A 7-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash bin outside her Georgia apartment building died of blunt force trauma to the head, was stabbed and had been sexually assaulted, authorities said Tuesday.
It was a weekend of upheavel in college football, and the end result is mayhem in the BCS rankings. On the scouting front, however, the weekend left smiles on the faces of most NFL decision-makers. Several defensive line and pass-rushing linebacker propsects are finishing off strong seasons with a final surge. Here's the final installment of players rising up boards during the 2011 college season.
The high-profile execution of Troy Davis in Georgia has brought the death penalty back into the spotlight. Here are some facts on the current state of the death penalty, the clemency process and statistics in Georgia.
A Georgia man was sentenced to six months in federal prison on charges of sexually assaulting a sleeping passenger during a flight from Dallas to Atlanta, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Attorneys representing Georgia said the state is asking an appeals court to overturn a judge's decision blocking several parts of the state's new immigration law.
Thousands of people rallied in downtown Atlanta Saturday against a new law that aims to crack down on illegal immigration in Georgia.
The mayor of Uvalda, Georgia, expresses his concerns over a new immigration law, currently facing its own legal battle.
With a federal judge striking down the most controversial parts of a tough immigration law in Georgia this week, a pattern has emerged of how such laws are being interpreted at the federal level, though their final fate remains uncertain.
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Monday temporarily blocking key provisions of a new Georgia law that aims to crack down on illegal immigration, while allowing other parts of the law to move forward.
The Georgia immigration bill puts tougher identification standards on employers.
After supporters and critics of Georgia's controversial new immigration measure faced off in federal court Monday, a judge said he hoped to weigh in on the law by next week.
Many are surprised to learn that a conservative Republican mayor like me is involved in a class-action civil-rights lawsuit against my state. And yet, I'm proud to participate in this challenge to Georgia's harsh "papers please" law, which runs counter to America's greatest values and threatens to run my town's economy to the ground.
The mayor of Uvalda, Georgia, talks about how the state's new immigration law will negatively impact the economy.
With Georgia's new law cracking down on illegal immigration only weeks away from going into effect, the state's governor proposed a new solution Tuesday for growers worried about labor shortages: hiring people on criminal probation.
Are you out of work? Are you looking for a job? Do you live in Georgia?
Several immigrant and civil rights organizations filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against a new Georgia law aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration.
It's as dependable as the turning of the seasons itself. Every spring, migrant workers -- many of them by all accounts illegal immigrants -- work their way north picking fruits and vegetables, first in Florida, then in Georgia, then farther north.
Acting on the governor's orders, Georgia state police officers barred a local TV crew from attending a press event at the state capitol Friday -- their exclusion coming one day after the same station aired a piece critical of Gov. Nathan Deal.
Despite protests outside his office and boycott threats, Georgia's governor signed into law Friday one of the toughest anti-illegal immigration measures enacted by an individual state.
True to its official state song, Georgia is on the mind of many people these days but not for the reasons the state's tourism industry might be hoping for.
CNN's John King talks to Reps. Gutierrez and Bilbray about Obama's renewed call to action on immigration reform.
A failed breaker caused this week's automatic shutdown of a nuclear reactor at Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Georgia, the plant's owner said Friday.
Gov. Nathan Deal of Georgia plans to sign into law what may be one of the nation's toughest anti-illegal immigration measures, his spokesman, Brian Robinson, said Friday.
The severe storms that pummeled much of the South on Monday night left at least eight people dead in three states, officials said Tuesday.
Two groups against a tough immigration law now before the Georgia legislature say thousands will show up at the state capitol in Atlanta Thursday to protest it.
Stylists compete at the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show in Atlanta, Georgia, showing off their skills styling ethnic hair.
Police found a missing Georgia girl Sunday and arrested her alleged kidnapper.
Authorities are investigating the death of a Georgia state trooper late Monday after he was shot following a traffic stop in northwest Atlanta, an agency spokesman said.
Police raided a major methamphetamine lab in an Atlanta, Georgia, suburb, discovering a large amount of crystal meth and liquid methamphetamine oil, they said Tuesday.
Africanized honey bees have been confirmed in Georgia and are responsible for the death of a 73-year-old man, the state's agricultural commissioner said Thursday.
A Georgia man has been indicted on charges that he sexually assaulted a 20-year-old passenger while she was asleep during a flight from Dallas, Texas, to Atlanta, Georgia, federal authorities said Wednesday.
An estimated 10,000 Georgia residents suffering from mental illness or developmental disabilities may no longer be segregated in state hospitals that set them apart from the community, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
The mother of an 11-year-old boy who hanged himself after allegedly being bullied at a Georgia school says her daughter also has been a victim of taunting.
Georgia's public colleges have adopted new policies that officials say will prevent illegal immigrants from attending five high-demand schools and from being admitted ahead of legally and academically qualified residents at the rest of the state's public institutions of higher learning.
Troubling questions over Georgia's controversial death penalty system will remain unresolved for now, after the Supreme Court declined Monday to review an appeal from a death-row inmate who received unwanted help from state prosecutors on his legal representation.
A church van rolled over in Early County, Georgia, killing four people. Affiliate WALB reports.
A church van rolled over in southwest Georgia Sunday evening, killing four of the 17 occupants on board, authorities said.
An 11-year-old baby sitter in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, has been charged in the death of a 2-year-old, authorities said.
You could be fined for wearing your pants too low in Dublin, Georgia. Affiliate WMAZ reports.
Senate Republicans have an internal memo from the Department of Homeland Security that they say shows the Obama administration "conspiring" and "scheming" to allow millions of illegal immigrants to stay and work in the United States.
A military training jet crashes in North Georgia, killing at least three people and setting acres of woodland ablaze.
A Navy training jet crashed in a north Georgia forest on Monday, killing at least three people aboard and setting more than 10 acres of woodland ablaze, local and federal authorities said.
As a child, I looked forward to nothing more than the dazzling Fourth of July laser and fireworks show in Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta, Georgia. It was family tradition to eat a hearty meal at an Indian restaurant and then watch the show on the crowded lawn of the park.
In the beginning, there was the stone.
The company whose bus was carrying dozens of Morehouse College students when it crashed in Georgia over the weekend did not have a permit to operate in the state, a state agency says.
Dry skies greeted Georgia for a second day Wednesday, giving residents a chance to mourn, recover and repair after devastating floods killed nine people earlier this week.
"I gave up smoking, women and drinkin' last night," the singer shouts, "and it was the worst 15 minutes of mah life!"
With at least five people dead and massive expanses of land and roads under water, Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency Monday in the 17 counties hardest hit by flooding from severe weather.
Seven of eight people killed last week in a southeast Georgia mobile home were laid to rest Saturday.
Authorities release the 911 call reporting the murders of eight people in Brunswick, Georgia.
A pack of dogs attacks and kills an elderly couple in rural Georgia. CNN's Brooke Baldwin reports.
In a parking lot in suburban Atlanta, customers mill in the summer heat, waiting for freezer bags full of beef, pork, chicken and other meats.
Three children at a summer camp in northern Georgia have contracted swine flu and dozens more have been separated from other campers after showing signs of the flu, but all are recovering, authorities said Thursday.
Georgia regulators confirmed Tuesday that 25,000 state workers at various agencies have been furloughed over the last six months as part of ongoing budget reduction requirements.
State regulators closed local banks in Georgia and Texas Friday, bringing the total number of failed banks this year to 25.
CNN's Abbie Boudreau looks into allegations of voter suppression and "purges."
Georgia must allow thousands of people whose citizenship was questioned by the state's new voter verification system to vote in the upcoming election, a panel of federal judges ruled Monday.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Fay spread over a wide swath of the South on Monday, bringing heavy rain and wind as forecasters warned of possible flash flooding and tornadoes from Louisiana to Georgia
A TIME correspondent actually had a good recent experience flying commercial -- even if others had to suffer in the process
Believe the conspiracy theories: Out of sight and without your knowledge, governments truly are filtering what you see on the Internet.
Georgia's World Cup qualifier against Ireland scheduled to take place in Tblisi on September 6 will be moved to a neutral country because of the conflict in the former Soviet state, FIFA ruled on Tuesday.
A rally in Tblisi is a chance for Georgians to show they remain united -- and to learn that they are not alone
Through the haze of a blurry amateur video, you can clearly make out the waving flags and crowd of chanting people outside the Russian Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia.
President Bush makes a statement in response to Russia's offensive in South Ossetia, Georgia.
A Georgia lawmaker says federal officials are proposing $8.7 million in fines against Imperial Sugar for violations at a plant near Savannah where an explosion killed 13 people and at another plant in Louisiana
Five sex offenders filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming that a tough new Georgia law that bans them from volunteering at churches also robs them of their right to participate in religious worship
A Georgia man convicted of kidnapping and killing his girlfriend was executed Tuesday.
I've been writing these end-of-spring power rankings for several years now, and for once, I actually feel confident that I know what I'm talking about.
ATHENS, Ga. -- Every superhero has an origin story. Superman's home planet exploded. Bruce Wayne lost his parents to a violent crime and turned vigilante. Bruce Banner got blasted with gamma radiation, which made him turn green when angry.
Moscow is fiercely opposed to Ukraine and Georgia joining the alliance. And he may offer Bush a compromise solution
Five things we learned while wondering if Kansas State is really the best upstart this NCAA tournament can come up with:
Downed trees and power lines, home destroyed; that's whats left after a tornado ripped through Polk County, Georgia.
Storms that killed two people in northern Georgia spread Saturday night into South Carolina, where possible tornadoes downed trees, blew roofs off homes and broke power lines, weather forecasters said.
Hostility to secession allows Moscow to consolidate its position across much of the old Soviet sphere of influence
With Atlanta's main supply drying up, Georgia opens up a two-century-old border dispute with Tennessee. And the case could even go to the Supreme Court
Government health officials concede that vaccinations triggered autism-like symptoms. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
A worker wounded in an explosion early this month at a Georgia sugar refinery died Saturday night at a burn center, bringing the death toll to 11, hospital officials announced Sunday.
An opposition leader from the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia who was accused of plotting a coup last year has been found dead at his home south of London, police said Wednesday.
Super Tuesday is the biggest prize on the primary calendar and presidential hopefuls, and their supporters, are making their final pitches before voters head to the polls.
Third-graders in Amy Musone's class at Roundtown Elementary in York, Pennsylvania, explain primary elections.
A twin-engine plane carrying passengers on their way to hunting trip crashed in northwest North Carolina.
Six people were killed Friday when a small plane crashed into the front yard of a home while attempting to land in fog and low visibility in Mount Airy, North Carolina, authorities said.
Now that college football's most talented juniors (and third-year sophomores) have answered that weightiest of questions -- Should I Stay or Should I Go? -- we have a clearer sense of the national pecking order heading into 2008.
Authorities are investigating whether a man charged Tuesday in the murder of a Georgia hiker is connected to the death of another woman in Florida.
The opposition parties are crying foul, claiming that Mikheil Saakashvili has rigged the election. But his position looks secure
Near-complete returns from Georgia's presidential election show pro-western President Mikheil Saakashvili winning a majority of the vote, the head of the former Soviet republic's electoral commission said Sunday.
Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili vowed that Saturday's snap election to decide the fate of his government would be a free and fair vote, and so far opponents have offered no evidence of widespread fraud as citizens go to the polls in this former Soviet republic.
I have a special folder down the left-hand side of Outlook reserved for "Mailbag" e-mails. This is where your e-mails are automatically forwarded. The little number in parentheses next to the icon tells me how many unopened messages await my attention.
These final set of projections were compiled following Saturday night's games but prior to the release of the new polls Sunday. It's impossible to predict how exactly the voters will treat this unprecedented scenario, but the best guess is that Ohio State will be No. 1 and either Georgia or LSU will be No. 2.
It took 10 years, but the day is finally upon us.
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