The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely, replacing the agreement that set a 20-day limit for holding children.
The US blamed Iran on Tuesday for the shooting down of a US MQ-9 drone over Yemen by a surface-to-air missile, an apparent escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran.
A sustained effort from National Rifle Association officials, Republican lawmakers and conservative allies helped cement President Donald Trump's decision to abandon his previous calls for tougher background checks in the wake of recent mass shootings, sources tell CNN.
An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday.
Nearly 50 representatives from agencies working on immigration issues brainstormed Tuesday about setting up a statewide network to help connect unaccompanied children being detained at the southern U.S. border with family members or sponsors in Iowa.
Passed by voters in 2016, State Question 780 downgraded several nonviolent offenses from felonies to misdemeanors and reduced their associated sentences. It also increased the property value to $1,000 from $500 for a felony offense.
There have been two confirmed cases of neurological damage in a panther and bobcat in Florida as of this month, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
Less than two weeks before his scheduled trip to Denmark, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he has postponed his visit to Copenhagen after the Danish Prime Minister disputed his interest in buying Greenland as "absurd."
Property owners in the well-known Denver neighborhood of Stapleton were asked to vote this summer on whether to change the name of their community named for a onetime member the Ku Klux Klan.
One week after calling him "the best police commissioner in America," Philadelphia's mayor announced that Richard Ross Jr. is resigning.
The parents of a middle school student are suing a Houston-area school district and school officials in federal court for allegedly coloring in his hair design earlier this year with a black permanent marker.
During a December 2015 debate among Republican presidential candidates in Las Vegas, former Florida governor Jeb Bush said to Donald Trump: “You can’t insult your way to the presidency.”
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Board of Commissioners is set to impose new regulations on teen "lounges" and short-term rentals through services like AirBnB at tonight's meeting.
Visitors to Jarrell Planation are invited to step back in time this Labor Day weekend and celebrate the hard work and ingenuity of the Georgia farmers who labored to keep their farms alive through General Sherman’s “March to the Sea,” industrialization and the cotton boll weevil.
The third round of Democratic primary debates, hosted by ABC and Univision, will take place the second week of September. Presidential candidates have until late August to reach polling and grassroots fundraising thresholds set by the Democratic National Committee.
JONESBORO —State Sen. Gail Davenport, D – Jonesboro, has been appointed by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to serve as Chair of the Senate Study Committee on the Educational Development of African American Children in Georgia.
MCDONOUGH — The sudden and unexpected death of a Marietta couple’s beloved dog after swimming with its owners in Lake Allatoona has filled social media feeds since the incident on Aug. 10. The incident brings to light the dangers of toxic algae growth. In neighboring North Carolina, another couple lost three dogs in one day after an afternoon swim in a pond.
A North Carolina father walked into the Union County Sheriff's Office Sunday and told the dispatcher that he had killed someone, the sheriff's office said.
Gov. Brian Kemp offered two economic messages as he addressed the Gwinnett Chamber at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth Monday: business is good and be prepared for a possible downturn.
FOREST PARK — The Forest Park Police Department will be sharing Clayton County 911’s frequency but will maintain its own separate 911 call center.
Twitter will no longer accept advertisements from state-controlled media outlets, the company announced Monday, hours after it joined with Facebook to take down a covert Chinese social media campaign that sought to undermine pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
JONESBORO — The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service kicked-off its annual Family Fun Day Saturday at its office parking lot on Government Circle.
Attorney General William Barr removed the acting head of the Bureau of Prisons, the Justice Department said Monday, replacing the agency's top official in the wake of the suicide of Jeffrey Epstein earlier this month.
ATLANTA -- Georgia gas prices fell 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.40 a gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 stations. Gas prices in Georgia are 20.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 26.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
Suspecting her 6-year-old daughter with autism was being abused at school, a West Virginia mother hid a recording device in her daughter's hair, court documents say. On Friday, the girl's former teacher and two former aides were arrested, the state's attorney general said.
The New York police officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner in 2014 has been fired and will not receive his NYPD pension, Commissioner James O'Neill said Monday.
The toll of 10 dead children means the city is on pace for its worst summer in years. And police have made an arrrest in only one of the cases, leaving parents at wits' end and politicians promising change.
The marriage contract had just been signed, and the festivities were in full swing. But just as close relatives of the newlyweds were emerging from an upstairs room to join hundreds of friends and family members at a Kabul wedding hall, an uninvited guest walked forward. What should have been a moment of celebration turned into a scene of unimaginable carnage, as an ISIS suicide bomber blew himself up in front of the band playing in the men's section of the venue.
The Dow soared Monday and US stocks scored their third straight rally as investors grew increasingly optimistic about a potential resolution to the the trade war and a limit to its economic fallout.
Rep. Liz Cheney called the Taliban’s proposal a “phony deal” that would put America’s security the wrong hands.
President Donald Trump says that Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a "very compelling argument" that new tariffs would harm the US tech giant's ability to compete with its top rival.
U.S. District Judge William Conley overturned Friday a 1997 state administrative provision that barred coverage of "transsexual surgery."
Authorities this weekend announced they had foiled three potential mass shootings after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out.
Stacey Abrams, the 2018 Democratic for Governor of the State of Georgia, held a rally in the gym of Annistown Elementary School on Saturday.
The rally marked the launch of Fair Fight 2020, an initiative that aims to staff, fund and train voter protection operations in 20 battleground states, including Georgia, leading up to the 2020 general election.
SMYRNA — A who’s who of Republican leadership and donors turned up to a popular Smyrna gun shop and firing range Friday evening to take target practice and show their support to the head of the National Rifle Association, who gave a rallying cry to protect gun rights following mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, among others.
Beginning in June, thousands of voters across the country saw a fundraising plea in the form of a Facebook ad from the president’s official social media page. It described how the “fake news media” would bolster Donald Trump’s reelection bid.