ATLANTA - The new $1.4 billion international terminal at the world's busiest airport has opened.
The sleek launching pad for millions of passengers is designed to help Atlanta grab a growing share of the lucrative market for global travelers.
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DECATUR — Three DeKalb County police officers were charged Thursday with beating four handcuffed teenagers, three of whom were juveniles at the time, in an investigation that prosecutors say could be part of a broader pattern of abuse. Read more
ATLANTA — The number of justifiable homicides in Georgia has increased since 2006, the same year state lawmakers passed a version of the controversial self-defense law that's the target of national scrutiny in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida. Read more
ATLANTA — A plot by three workers at Atlanta's airport to smuggle a bag filled with heroin and methamphetamine into the U.S. was foiled when the baggage ended up on an unclaimed luggage carousel, prosecutors said Thursday. Read more
ATLANTA — A jury on Thursday spared the life of an inmate who faced the death penalty for killing his cellmate at the federal prison in Atlanta, sentencing him instead to life in prison without the possibility of release. Read more
ATLANTA - A top Georgia lottery official gave an icy reception Thursday to an ambitious proposal to build a gambling complex in Atlanta's suburbs, casting doubt on whether the $1 billion project will move forward. Read more
ATLANTA - A Georgia developer is planning to pitch his proposed $1 billion gambling complex to the Georgia Lottery Board.
Developer Dan O'Leary is set to present the project on Thursday before the seven-member board. Read more
ATLANTA — The Georgia pardons board on Tuesday delayed the planned execution of a former high school football player who was set to die this week for killing an ex-classmate in 1991, saying it needed more time to consider the condemned man's case. Read more
ATLANTA — Prosecutors say they have found no evidence that mental impairment or racial bias affected any cases handled by a disgraced judge who was sent to prison for buying drugs with a stripper, ending the U.S. Attorney office's review of the ex-jurist's legal decisions. Read more
ATLANTA — A former businessman was accused Thursday in federal court of luring worshipers at mostly black churches into a phony scheme promising rock-solid investments, then secretly diverting their money to fund his lavish lifestyle. Read more
GAINESVILLE - Two North Georgia men pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to get an unregistered explosive and an illegal gun silencer in what prosecutors describe as a plot to attack government targets. Read more
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Two Georgia men pleaded guilty to conspiring to get an unregistered explosive and an illegal gun silencer in what prosecutors describe as a plot to attack government targets. Read more
ATLANTA - A civil rights activist is challenging Georgia's self-defense law in court after a man who fatally shot a black teenager in Florida invoked a similar law in that state to avoid prosecution. Read more
ATLANTA - A Georgia inmate who says he was beaten while handcuffed claims in a federal lawsuit that he was the victim of a "sadistic and brutal" attack by prison guards.
Terrance Dean's attorneys filed the lawsuit this week in federal court. Read more
ATLANTA - The new $1.4 billion international terminal at the world's busiest airport will be a sleek launching pad for millions of passengers that's designed to help Atlanta grab a growing share of the lucrative market for global travelers. Read more
ATLANTA - A judge has sided with two former political heavyweights who targeted Georgia Power over a controversial financing law.
Fulton Superior Court Judge Ural Glanville's ruling Thursday allows the lawsuit filed by former Gov. Read more