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Newt Gingrich-Bound Georgia Delegates Sit in Waiting

Newt Gingrich-Bound Georgia Delegates Sit in WaitingChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich won 52 Georgia delegates in March. Even though he dropped from the race, those bound delegates must vote for Gingrich this summer at the Republican Nati...

Former CNN Exec Caught Putting Dog Poop in Neighbor’s Mailbox

Former CNN Exec Caught Putting Dog Poop in Neighbor’s MailboxiStockphoto/Thinkstock(COVINGTON, Ga.) -- The former president of CNN’s Headline News almost found himself in deep doo-doo after he was caught on camera placing a bag filled with dog excrement in a neighbor’s mailbox last week.Bob Furnad wa...

Seven School Buses Heading to Six Flags Involved in Crash

Seven School Buses Heading to Six Flags Involved in CrashiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEWTON COUNTY, Ga.) -- Seven school buses that were headed to Six Flags crashed in Newton County, Georgia, leaving at least 43 people injured. The accident occurred on westbound I-20 at mile post 97. Over 200 students from Burke ...

Georgia Student with Flesh-Eating Disease Shows Signs of Recovery

Georgia Student with Flesh-Eating Disease Shows Signs of RecoveryWSB/ABC News(AUGUSTA, Ga.) -- Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student battling flesh-eating disease after a zip line injury, is showing signs of recovery, her family said on Thursday.  But the 24-year-old is still fighting for her life, relying on a v...

Georgia Family Happy to Be ‘The Real Life Seven Dwarfs’

Georgia Family Happy to Be ‘The Real Life Seven Dwarfs’Christopher Robbins/Thinkstock(BARNESVILLE, Ga.) -- The Johnston family from Barnesville, Ga., is extreme in many ways. Standing no more than four feet tall, they call themselves "the real life seven dwarfs." They are the largest family of achondroplas...

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying ClassmatesJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(ACWORTH, Ga.) -- A Georgia teenager is suing two of her classmates for creating a cruel Facebook page in her name after school officials and authorities said the matter was out of their control.Alex Boston, 14, of Acworth, ...

Kindergartner Cuffed After Tantrum in Principal’s Office

Kindergartner Cuffed After Tantrum in Principal’s OfficeWavebreak Media(MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.) -- The police chief in Milledgeville, Ga., Tuesday stood by his officer’s decision to handcuff a 6-year-old girl and hold her at the police station after she became unruly in the principal’s office at her...

Russia Accuses Neighbor of Pig Sabotage

Russia Accuses Neighbor of Pig SabotageJupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A top Russian health official has accused neighboring Georgia of launching a devastating biological war... against Russian pigs.Gennady Onishchenko, the Kremlin’s chief “sanitary doctor,” said tha...

Lawsuit: Student Body President Removed Over Gay Prom Proposal

Lawsuit: Student Body President Removed Over Gay Prom ProposaliStockphoto/Thinkstock (ALPHARETTA, Ga.) -- A student body president in Alpharetta, Ga., said he was removed from his leadership post after school administrators disagreed with an idea he proposed to make the titles of prom king and queen open to gay c...

Missing Balloon Pilot Found Dead in Georgia

Missing Balloon Pilot Found Dead in GeorgiaABC News(BEN HILL COUNTY, Ga.) -- A missing hot air balloon pilot has been found dead in Georgia, according to the sheriff leading search efforts. Edward Ristaino's body was found at about 12:15 p.m. Monday, Ben Hill County Sheriff Bobby McLemore told ...

Newt Gingrich Knows What It Takes to Be Southern

Newt Gingrich Knows What It Takes to Be SouthernJessica McGowan/Getty Images(DOTHAN, Ala.) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich accused Mitt Romney on Saturday of pandering to Southern voters, while adding a few “aint’s” and some colorful colloquial phrases to hi...

Romney Swipes at Gingrich’s Gas Price Promise

Romney Swipes at Gingrich’s Gas Price PromiseRichard Ellis/Getty Images(SNELLVILLE, Ga.) -- Mitt Romney took an indirect swipe at GOP rival Newt Gingrich on Sunday during an appearance in the former speaker’s home state of Georgia, telling a crowd of hundreds that he won’t “pand...

Santorum: We Have a ‘Guerrilla Campaign’

Santorum: We Have a ‘Guerrilla Campaign’Whitney Curtis/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Rick Santorum defined his campaign, which he says has none of the frills or trappings of Mitt Romney’s, as a “guerrilla campaign” Thursday.  He raised $9 million in February alone, but the ...

Gingrich Says Republican Party ‘Just Doesn’t Get It’

Gingrich Says Republican Party ‘Just Doesn’t Get It’Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich spoke in front of a different kind of crowd Thursday — 600 people, many of whom have personally known Gingrich and his career for years. He told them he was ...

Mitt Romney In Georgia and Tennessee Ahead of Super Tuesday?

Mitt Romney In Georgia and Tennessee Ahead of Super Tuesday?EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Though Mitt Romney is trailing in the polls in a series of Southern states holding contests on Super Tuesday, his campaign says it plans to make an in-person play for delegates in at least two of them.Rom...

Several Dead in Georgia Spa Shooting

Several Dead in Georgia Spa ShootingAbleStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) -- Several people are dead after a shooting Tuesday night at a health spa in Norcross, Georgia.Police say the incident at the Su Jung Health Sauna resulted in five fatalities, including the shooter, in what appears to have...

Dunwoody Day Care Killing: Trial Begins for Georgia Engineer Charged With Murder

Dunwoody Day Care Killing: Trial Begins for Georgia Engineer Charged With MurderDunwoody Police Dept(ATLANTA) -- The murder trial of a Georgia engineer charged with killing his colleague and alleged lover's husband began Tuesday in Atlanta with starkly different tales of romance, betrayal and insanity in attorneys' opening stateme...

FBI Locates Missing Georgia Girls in Tennessee

FBI Locates Missing Georgia Girls in TennesseeAmber Henry and Kirsten Kamradt (Lamar County Sheriff Office)(LAMAR COUNTY, Ga.) -- Authorities have found two teenage girls from Georgia who apparently were taken in the middle of the night.Amber Henry, 16, and Kirsten Kamradt, 14, went missing from t...

US May Explore Free Trade Deal With Georgia

US May Explore Free Trade Deal With GeorgiaMike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Marking the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Republic of Georgia, President Obama on Monday announced the U.S. is willing to explore the “possibility” o...

Teacher Who Assigned Math Homework With Slavery Questions Resigns

Teacher Who Assigned Math Homework With Slavery Questions ResignsHemera Technologies/ThinkStock(ATLANTA, Ga.) -- The third-grade teacher in Gwinnett County, Ga., who assigned math homework that asked questions about slavery and beatings, has resigned and apologized for the incident.Luis Rivera, who taught at Beaver ...
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