A metro Atlanta woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the death of her 16-year-old daughter.
A Georgia man accused of leaving his toddler son to die inside a hot car will not face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Authorities are investigating the gunshot deaths of two people whose bodies were found by a housekeeper at a motel near Atlanta.
Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died at age 89.
Georgia’s Board of Pardons and Paroles on Wednesday spared the life of an inmate facing scheduled execution, commuting the condemned man’s sentence the day before he was to be put to death.
According to a new study, one in 10 deaths among working-age adults is due to excessive alcohol.
Police in Atlanta’s northwestern suburbs say the death of a 19-year-old man was caused when another man accidentally fired a handgun as both handled it in a way police described as recklessly.
According to a new report, there were 3.3 million deaths worldwide in 2012 as a result of alcohol consumption.
Police say they found samurai swords in a search of the home where a 73-year-old woman and her 75-year-old husband were stabbed to death.
Researchers suggest improvements in lifestyles and public health policies could prevent tens of thousands of deaths each year.