Mon., June 16, 2014 4:26am
Marcus Wellons is set to be the first person executed with Georgia's new secret source of lethal injection drugs.
Fri., June 6, 2014 3:38am
It looked for a moment earlier this year like Georgia might partially legalize medical marijuana. It didn't happen, but state Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon) says he's gearing up to try again.
Wed., June 4, 2014 4:41am
The Georgia Safe Carry Protection Act empowers licensed gun owners to bring their weapons into all government-owned buildings, if and when they are open to the public. Officials in Macon say at least one performer is threatening to pull out of an upcoming concert at one of two city-owned venues because there could be guns in the crowd.
Mon., June 2, 2014 4:16am
A recent poll finds most Georgians oppose public subsidies for professional sports teams, but Southerners have been funneling taxes to private enterprise for a long time, said James Cobb, a historian at the University of Georgia.
Wed., May 28, 2014 4:46am
In 2002 the court made it clear in a Virginia case that no state may execute the intellectually disabled. Tuesday’s ruling in a Florida case picks up where Atkins v. Virginia left off, making it a little clearer who counts as intellectually disabled.
Tue., May 27, 2014 3:29am
Both supporters and opponents of the deal that will move the MLB team from downtown to Atlanta to the suburbs say they intend to represent their sides at the 7 p.m. meeting.
Fri., May 23, 2014 3:55am
There have been two U.S. Court of Appeals cases on the subject in recent years, one the 11th Circuit (which includes Georgia) that upheld Alabama’s statewide ban on sex toys, and one in the neighboring 5th Circuit, which struck down a similar ban in Texas.
Wed., May 21, 2014 5:15am
Businessman David Perdue and Congressman Jack Kingston were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s Republican primary for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat, and are heading to a July run-off.
Fri., May 16, 2014 3:39am
In an interview with GPB ahead of Tuesday's Republican gubernatorial primary, Gov. Nathan Deal said his first term record is the best indication of how he stacks up to his GOP opponents, whom he has declined to debate.
Fri., May 16, 2014 2:00am
As the nation marks the 60th anniversary Brown vs. Board of Education Saturday, one woman is on a mission to save a relic of that era.