Crews were repairing damage to some businesses in downtown Atlanta on Wednesday, a day after protesters filled the streets in mostly peaceful opposition to the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision.
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens’ office says Georgians will not be able to carry a weapon on college campuses or in other schools when two new laws go into effect July 1.
Police are investigating the death of an 11-year-old boy who was killed by a gunshot while he and a friend handled the weapon in west Savannah.
Federal authorities are reminding Georgians not to ring in the New Year with celebratory gunfire.
A man was to appear in court Friday after law officers say he made statements about weapons and going to his old high school to test them.