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Witnesses say boy, 3, killed when he accidentally fires gun

Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has died after witnesses said he accidentally fired a gun at a home in Jackson County, northeast of Atlanta. Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials say the shooting happened Sunday afternoon in Jefferson. GBI special agent Jesse Maddox said witnesses told investigators the child had accidentally ...

Day 8 of deliberations in Atlanta schools cheating trial

As jurors prepare to start their eighth day of deliberations in the Atlanta test cheating scandal, they'll have a large number of the actual exams to inspect. The jury is set to resume its closed-door discussions Wednesday morning in Atlanta. Jurors had requested copies of the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test to ...

Public input sought on plan for Fort Yargo State Park

Georgia officials are asking for public input on a master plan for Fort Yargo State Park in northeast Georgia. The Department of Natural Resources says park users suggested a dog park, wedding venue, zip line, paved trail and festival field during the recent first round of comments. At a meeting ...

Woman added to Tennessee Top Ten Most Wanted list

A woman wanted for carjacking has been added to Tennessee's Top Ten Most Wanted list. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday that 19-year-old Desiree Alexus Hester of Nashville was added to the list. Hester is also wanted for aggravated assault. The agency says Hester, 20-year-old Tyrell Flenoy and three ...

Atlanta streetcar to continue offering free rides

Atlanta city officials say streetcar passengers may ride for free through the end of 2015. Officials said in a statement that the city will conduct a review to determine the best way of integrating the Streetcar's fare system to the MARTA breeze card system. Officials say the city is also ...

Ga. officials beginning water safety campaign

Georgia first lady Sandra Deal and state officials are kicking off a water safety campaign at the Georgia Capitol. Department of Early Care and Learning officials say Deal, Commissioner Mark Williams and others will speak on water safety in the north wing of the state Capitol Wednesday at 10 a.m. ...

A look at microbrewery laws being considered nationwide

Lawmakers around the country have been taking up various bills that cater to the growing microbrewery industry. Here are some of the efforts: ARIZONA Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Tuesday that allows microbreweries to make up to 6.2 million gallons of beer per year, removing the old limit of ...

FILE - In this March 19, 2015 file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush visits the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta. Republicans hoped to avoid a debate over social issues heading into the next presidential contest. Yet the backlash over a so-called religious freedom law in Indiana is highlighting the party’s overwhelming opposition to same-sex marriage and forcing the GOP’s leading presidential contenders to weigh in. “I think Gov. Pence has done the right thing,” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said in a March 30, radio interview. He said the law was "simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs.” (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Indiana debate exposes Republican divisions

It is a debate many Republicans hoped to avoid. But as the backlash intensifies over a so-called religious freedom law in Indiana, the GOP's leading White House contenders have been drawn into a messy clash that highlights the party's strong opposition to same-sex marriage and threatens to inject social issues ...

GA Lottery

These Georgia lotteries were drawn Tuesday: All or Nothing Day 03-04-06-07-13-14-17-18-19-20-22-24 (three, four, six, seven, thirteen, fourteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-two, twenty-four) All or Nothing Evening 02-03-04-07-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-22 (two, three, four, seven, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-two) All or Nothing Morning 03-11-12-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-22-23 (three, eleven, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 16-25-28-34-37 (sixteen, twenty-five, twenty-eight, thirty-four, thirty-seven) Estimated jackpot: $100,000

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