The Georgia Appeals Court on Wednesday temporarily stayed Cook's execution to consider a challenge to the state's lethal injection procedure. But the Georgia Supreme Court lifted the stay Thursday. Other appeals were exhausted.
A letter shows a former police officer who killed his former daughter-in-law and another woman at a Delaware courthouse before fatally shooting himself was diagnosed more than two decades ago with a brain tumor.
The 28-year-old woman died after she was shot during a traffic stop and a man in the car fled on foot. While Officer William T. Knight was chasing the man, authorities say Lamb tried to hit the officer with the car, and he shot her.
A winter weather advisory covered Rabun County in the northeast part of the state on Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service said snow could combine with rain and sleet in that area of the state before precipitation ends by mid-morning.
The former country star appears to have taken her own life Sunday afternoon in Heber Springs, Ark. Authorities say McCready died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned.