CHICAGO (AP) - One in 3 young adults with autism have no paid job experience, college or technical schooling nearly seven years after high school graduation, a study finds. That's a poorer showing than those with other disabilities including those who are mentally disabled, the researchers said. With roughly half a million autistic kids reaching adulthood in the next decade, experts say it's an issue policymakers urgently need to address. The ...
Two DeKalb County men have been arrested and charged with the murder of 36-year-old Akili Jabari Stewart, of Stone Mountain, whose body was found burning in Social Circle.
ATLANTA (AP) - Emory University has won a $10.7 million federal grant to help build a network to support intensive care units at hospitals in North Georgia. The Center for Critical Care private Atlanta university will use the money from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide specialty training for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in rural and underserved areas. The center will work with Saint Joseph's Health ...
Drivers making their morning commute along U.S. Highway 278 in eastern Newton County Thursday morning were shocked to see 15 dead cows laying alongside the road.
The interior of the Mystic Grill burned, but the popular façade for the fictional restaurant featured prominently in "The Vampire Diaries" remains intact and shouldn't affect filming.
A Newton County Sheriff's deputy and sergeant have been terminated following an internal investigation into allegations they mishandled a situation on Lower River Road were a couple who was trying to change the locks on their new home were held at gunpoint by neighbors, then arrested by authorities.
NEWTON, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Perimeter College President Anthony Tricoli has stepped down over financial problems that led to the 2-year institution being $16 million in the red.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Longtime University of Georgia President Michael Adams says he will retire next year.
Five Newton High School students have been suspended for 30 days after planning to have a water balloon fight in the school's parking lot as part of a senior prank.
The future is bleak for college graduates entering the workforce, according to analysis of government data by the Associated Press.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that would ban abortions five months after conception.
ATLANTA (AP) - Employers at Atlanta's airport have been allowed to hire workers without completing background security checks because of delays in the process, federal officials said.
Five men have been charged with drug trafficking in an operation that wound up in Gainesville and resulted in the seizure of 1,572 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $3.14 million.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say eight bald eagles found dead on a lake near the Georgia-South Carolina border died of a disease linked to an invasive weed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Where do for-profit colleges get the money they spend on all those highway billboards and television and radio ads?