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Vanishing Jobs, Stressed Consumers Feed Downturn

Posted: 11/07/2008 - President-elect Obama will have to address serious economic woes that include a housing collapse, mounting foreclosures, hard-to-get credit and financial market upheaval.

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Jury debates guilt of Atlanta courthouse shooter

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Jurors will resume deliberations on Friday on the fate of a gunman who says he was legally insane when he killed four people in a shooting spree that began at a downtown Atlanta courthouse.

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Jury debates guilt of Atlanta courthouse shooter

Posted: 11/06/2008 - Jurors will resume deliberations on Friday on the fate of a gunman who says he was legally insane when he killed four people in a shooting spree that began at a downtown Atlanta courthouse.

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Toy Hall of Fame points to new addition: the stick

Updated: 11/06/2008 - The lowly stick could be a magic wand, a knight's sword or a fishing rod. Now the universal plaything has landed in the National Toy Hall of Fame, along with Baby Doll and the skateboard.

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Atlantans miss food stamp benefits

Updated: 11/06/2008 - A study examining hunger in 24 American cities shows more than 25 percent of Atlantans aren't receiving food stamps to which they're entitled.

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Speculation swirls about Obama appointments

Updated: 11/06/2008 - Starting today, Barack Obama will receive highly classified briefings from top intelligence officials. But the bigger focus is still on who he'll choose to fill positions in his administration.

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5 charged in alleged cocaine ring

Updated: 11/06/2008 - A federal grand jury has indicted five men on cocaine conspiracy charges, accusing four of them of being street gang members selling drugs through an audio installation business in suburban Atlanta.

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Elephant that died at Zoo Atlanta had pneumonia

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Officials announced the finding Wednesday after receiving preliminary necropsy results for 26-year-old Dottie. Still, zoo officials have not said if the disease killed the elephant.

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Jury to soon debate sanity in courthouse shooting

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Closing arguments ended Wednesday in the trial of Brian Nichols, who could face the death penalty for a courthouse shooting spree that began in a downtown Atlanta courthouse and left a judge, a court reporter, a deputy and a federal agent dead.

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Delta Air Lines adding first bag fee

Updated: 11/05/2008 - Delta Air Lines says it will impose a $15 fee to check a first bag, becoming the last of the six legacy airlines to impose such a fee.

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Supreme Court takes up TV profanity case

Posted: 11/04/2008 - The court is taking up a dispute between the broadcast networks and the Federal Communications Commission over celebrities' one-time uses of profanity on live television.

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State high court upholds 2 death sentences

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld death sentences for Andrew Howard Brannan, convicted of killing a Laurens County deputy, and Dorian Frank O'Kelley, who killed a woman and her 13-year-old daughter in 2002.

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Special Assignment: "Fireproof"

Posted: 11/05/2008 - It sounds like one of those amazing Hollywood success stories. A couple of brothers with a dream. They make a movie and make it big. But Hollywood has nothing to do with this hit.

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Delta awarding CEO $13.6M for closing NWA deal

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson will get stock awards worth almost $13.6 million beginning next year for closing the carrier's buyout of Northwest Airlines.

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McCain Courts Miami

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain is in South Florida, his first stop on an 18 hour trek.

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