• Griffin comes out of retirement to lead Ga Tech athletics

    ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Griffin has come out of retirement to lead Georgia Tech’s athletic department through another transition.

  • Sheriff pleads no contest in shooting he called an accident

    ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta-area sheriff who says he accidentally shot and injured a woman while they were practicing police tactics inside an empty model home pleaded no contest to a reckless-conduct charge Tuesday.

  • Former Air Force quarterback Dee Dowis dies in car accident

    DENVER (AP) — Weighing just 153 pounds, former Air Force option quarterback Dee Dowis wasn’t the most intimidating presence. That is, until he got the ball in his hands.

  • Girl strikes gold by finding stolen Olympic medal in trash

    ATLANTA (AP) — An Olympic champion is thanking a 7-year-old Atlanta girl who found his gold medal in a pile of trash weeks after it got stolen.

  • Police seek man who posed as Uber driver, attacked woman

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police investigating a woman’s report that she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver say they now believe the suspect posed as a driver to lure her into his car, the most recent of several attacks by phony Uber drivers around the nation.

  • Ebola survivor to nurse students: Be the best of the best

    ATLANTA (AP) — An American woman treated for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital said health care workers continue to learn more about the disease she contracted in 2014 while volunteering in the west African country of Liberia.

  • Correction: Students Pepper-Sprayed story

    ATLANTA (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about a parent arrested for pepper-spraying students at a school, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said the incident happened during a fight and the woman was trying to stop her son from being jumped. Green tells the AP she never said that.