ATLANTA (AP) The Democrat running for governor wants an investigation into whether staffers for Republican Gov. Nathan Deal broke the law by getting involved in an ethics complaint against Deal. <br />
State Sen. Jason Carter for a second time asked Attorney General Sam Olens, a Republican, to appoint an independent prosecutor. <br />
A memo from the head of the state ethics commission, Holly LaBerge, alleged that an attorney for Deal threatened to block efforts to expand the agency's authority unless LaBerge made complaints against Deal go away. <br />
Olens' office did not immediately respond to the letter. <br />
The commission recently announced plans to settle claims filed by three former employees. That decision came after a jury sided with the commission's former executive secretary, who claimed she suffered retaliation for pursuing the case.
ATLANTA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says he is unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, saying his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the "emotional energy...
A dog charged police officers who entered the wrong Atlanta home searching for a burglar, prompting gunfire that seriously wounded an officer, injured the homeowner and killed the animal, according to a police report released Thursday.
One of the Hall County firefighters injured in a training accident in July 2014 has reached a settlement with Sutphen Corporation, the company who manufactured the ladder truck that malfunctioned in the accident.