Cummings has career-best 31, leads Mercer to 90-65 win

Ross Cummings had a career-high 31 points and Djordje Dimitrijevic added 15 while dishing out nine assists as Mercer dominated NAIA's Brewton-Parker, 90-65 on T
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Man dies from stab wound to back in downtown Macon park

Authorities say a man has been found dead in a park near downtown Macon with a stab wound in his back
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Georgia mother, teen daughter killed in wreck

A Georgia woman and her daughter have been killed in a wreck that sent a another person to a hospital
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Mac Collins, pioneering rural Georgia Republican, dead at 74

Georgia Republicans are remembering Mac Collins, a truck driver-turned-lawmaker who helped build Georgia's Republican Party
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Investigation follows shootings involving detained juvenile

State officials are investigating after shootings involving a 15-year-old boy and one of two officers transporting him
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Arkansas starts fast, routs Montana State 90-68

Mason Jones scored 18 points and Arkansas beat Montana State 90-68 in the Hardwood Series for its third straight win
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Central Illinois sheriff's winner declared by single vote

A winner has been declared by a single vote in a central Illinois county sheriff's election
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Mercer dominates 1st half, beats Md.-Eastern Shore 80-42

DJ Peavy came off the bench to score 15 points, Cory Kilby added 13 and Djordje Dimitrijevic had 12 as Mercer scorched Maryland-Eastern Shore in the first half
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Furman clinches share of SoCon title, beats Mercer 35-30

Harris Roberts threw five touchdown passes to lead Furman to a 35-30 victory over Mercer and clinched a share of the Southern Conference title
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Dimitrijevic leads balanced attack; Mercer beats UT Martin

Djordje Dimitrijevic scored 18 points and Ross Cummings scored 17 and Mercer beat UT Martin 77-60
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Man's confessions solve 4 long-unsolved slayings in 2 states

Investigators in two states say they've been able to close four unsolved murder cases so far because of confessions by a man being held in Texas
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The Latest: 2 Georgia slayings solved after man confesses

Authorities in Georgia say they have closed the decades-old slayings of two women based on confessions by a man being held in Texas who says he killed as many a
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Alabama infant death rate hits all-time low

State health officials say Alabama's infant death rate has fallen to an all-time low
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Police say 12-year-old killed by man playing with handgun

Police say a 20-year-old man claims he was playing with a handgun when it accidently fired and fatally wounded a 12-year-old boy in central Illinois
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Authorities: Death of woman found in apartment suspicious

Authorities are calling the death of a 62-year-old found inside of a Georgia apartment suspicious
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Man arrested in shooting death of 12-year-old in Illinois

Authorities say a 20-year-old man has been arrested following the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy in central Illinois
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The Latest: Some Georgia statewide races too close to call

Several statewide races in Georgia remain too close to declare a winner
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The Latest: Kemp: 'Victory is near' in Georgia governor race

Republican nominee for Georgia governor Brian Kemp says he is "confident victory is near" but is waiting on final results in the close race.
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The Latest: GOP's Duncan elected Georgia lieutenant governor

Republican Geoff Duncan has been elected Georgia's next lieutenant governor
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The Latest: Abrams implies runoff likely in Georgia gov race

Democrat Stacey Abrams says votes remain to be in the tight Georgia governor's race and vows to wait for them all.
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The Latest: GOP Sen. Brian Kelsey defeats Gabby Salinas.

Sen. Brian Kelsey, a Republican from Germantown, who chairs Tennessee's powerful Senate Judiciary Committee, has fended off a left-wing challenge from Gabby Sal
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The Latest: Republican takes House seat that was Democrat's

The seat held by outgoing minority leader Craig Fitzhugh has turned red, with Republican Chris Hurt beating Democrat Andrea Bond-Johnson
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The Latest: GOP's Black re-elected Georgia ag commissioner

Republican Gary Black has been re-elected to a third term as Georgia's agriculture commissioner
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The Latest: Georgia Rep. David Scott re-elected to 9th term

Democratic U.S. Rep. David Scott has won a ninth term in his metro Atlanta district
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