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Police: Woman, 59, killed in drive-by shooting while asleep

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say several shots were fired into an Atlanta apartment, killing a 59-year-old woman while she was asleep. Eva M. Jones...

Uber driver shot in possible case of road rage near Atlanta

BROOKHAVEN, Georgia (AP) - Police say an Uber driver has been shot in what they describe as a possible road rage case in an...

Police: 1 dead, 5 wounded after store fight in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- Authorities say one man has died and five others have been hospitalized for gunshot wounds following a fight at a...

Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta. Authorities said he was shot in the back multiple...

Atlanta police: Officer fatally shoots man armed with gun

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- Atlanta police say an officer fatally shot a man accused of approaching her with a gun. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted officer...

Local art community ask senators to help ‘Save our Stages’

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Georgia’s Art Community is fighting to save performing arts and entertainment venues around the state. A group of leaders from the...

Atlanta man in critical condition after shooting at home in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man from Atlanta is recovering in a Middle Georgia hospital after being shot in Macon Monday night. According to the...

Federal report accuses Georgia congressman of misusing funds

A U.S. House of Representatives report concludes that a Georgia congressman used campaign funds to pay for membership, green fees and meals at two exclusive golf courses.

Georgia governor signs new law to protect police

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is signing into law a new measure providing additional legal protections to police officers.

Gov. Kemp extends Public Health State of Emergency, COVID-19 safety measures

Governor Brian Kemp Friday signed two executive orders extending the state's Public Health State of Emergency and existing COVID-19 safety measures.

Governor Kemp honors late Congressman John Lewis

ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp attended a service honoring Congressman John Lewis as he lies in the...

Braves’ Markakis returns 3 weeks after opting out of season

Nick Markakis is returning to the Atlanta Braves three weeks after announcing he was opting out of the season due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.