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This is one of the vehicles involved in a wrong-way wreck on I-75 in Henry County.

Police: Wrong-way driver traveled 5 miles before fatal wreck

Henry County police are trying to determine why one motorist Friday morning drove roughly five miles in the wrong direction before a fatal wrong-way crash on I-75.The crash happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. in the far left southbound lane of the interstate near mile marker 219, Henry police Lt. Mike ...

8 Sandy Springs businesses robbed overnight

Sandy Springs police have recovered a U-Haul truck filled with items taken during a string of overnight smash-and-grab burglaries at businesses along a 3-mile stretch of Roswell Road.Three businesses in a shopping center at Roswell Road and Abernathy Road were among the eight businesses burglarized.The burglars hit the Canton Cook ...

Police chief, mayor suspended as he faces sex charges

In the wake of sex solicitation charges against him, the man who held leadership positions in two Pike County cities was removed from those jobs by leaders of those cities Thursday night.The GBI reported Wednesday it had arrested Molena Police Chief James Roberts, who is also mayor of Concord, on ...

Paulding school shooting threat being investigated

Less than a month after arresting a student for threatening to shoot people at Paulding County High School, the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday night announced that it had found a message threatening a shooting at another high school. According to the sheriff’s office, administrators at East Paulding High ...

Fulton judge grants bond to man charged in Craigslist killing

The man charged in the slaying of 28-year-old Daniel John Zeitz of Roswell during an alleged attempt to steal the victim’s PlayStation 4 gaming system was granted bond Thursday.Judge Karen Smith Woodson granted Nathaniel Vivian a $175,000 bond over the objections of Fulton County Assistant District Attorney Michael Sprinkel, who ...

This Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 photo shows the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Photos: Inside an Oklahoma execution chamber

An Associated Press photo tour reveals what a death chamber looks like and what is in it at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla.

Report: Men targeted Indian homeowners for burglary

Two men have been found guilty of burglarizing the home of an Indian couple in east Cobb three years ago.Freddy Cuero, 41, of Morrow, and Angel Luis Maxam, 34, of Lawrenceville, were found guilty Wednesday afternoon and each of them were sentenced Thursday morning to 20 years, with five years ...

Suspect in UGA financial fraud case

UGA police: Athletes victims of financial fraud

University of Georgia police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three men and a woman suspected of fraudulently accessing the bank accounts of two UGA student athletes. According to UGA police Lt. Eric Dellinger, the fraudulent transactions occurred during July at several banks in Cobb and Fulton counties. ...

Fulton inmate who died after seizures identified

The Fulton County Jail inmate who died Wednesday has been identified as Kevin Dummett, 41, of Atlanta. Dummett died after spending three days in the hospital for treatment of seizures. According to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, Dummett was booked into the jail Saturday after Atlanta police charged him with ...

Former APS asst principal Tabeeka Jordan sits with her defense attorney Akil Secret as testimony continues in the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating trial. KENT D. JOHNSON / KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

APS trial: Administrators pressured school to meet testing targets

Brick by brick, prosecutors continued building their case Thursday in the Atlanta test-cheating case, calling two educators with more testimony about low-performing students who couldn’t, or shouldn’t, have done well on state tests.State investigators found suspicious levels of wrong-to-right erasures at Deerwood Academy during the summer 2008 retest of the ...

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