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Judge mulls rules for lawmaker special grand jury questions

Jul. 01, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge is considering what guidelines to place on questions that can be asked of Georgia state lawmakers called before a special grand jury in an investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in the state. ...

Murder conviction overturned for man who shot wife in SUV

Jun. 30, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's highest court on Thursday threw out a murder conviction for a once-prominent Atlanta attorney who fatally shot his wife as they rode in an SUV, saying the jury should have had the option of a misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter charge. Claud “Tex”...

Kentucky QB Levis balances NIL gains with long-term goals

Jun. 30, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Heading into last season, the most notable moment of Will Levis' career as a college football player just might have been eating an unpeeled banana. A year later, the Kentucky quarterback with the active and entertaining TikTok account has become an intriguing NFL...

Olson homers twice to lead Braves past Phillies 5-3

Jun. 28, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Olson homered twice and Travis d’Arnaud also went deep to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. The Phillies were without Bryce Harper for the second straight game, and the 2021 NL MVP will be sidelined...

Filmmaker to testify in Georgia Trump election investigation

Jun. 28, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A British filmmaker who shot interviews with Donald Trump and his inner circle in the final months of the former president's administration has been subpoenaed to testify in a Georgia investigation into whether Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in the...

Ludacris' manager and 2 others shot, 1 fatally, in Georgia

Jun. 28, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A man was killed and two others were injured, including rap star Ludacris' manager, in a parking lot shooting in an upscale neighborhood north of downtown Atlanta on Sunday night. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the men were all taken to hospitals,...

Police say restaurant workers shot in argument over mayo

Jun. 27, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A man who complained there was too much mayonnaise on his sandwich opened fire at an Atlanta sandwich shop, killing one employee and injuring another, police said. The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday at a Subway restaurant attached to a gas station in...

Atlanta loses Brooks Lennon 6-8 weeks with knee injury

Jun. 27, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Injury-plagued Atlanta United has lost another player, announcing Monday that defender Brooks Lennon will miss six to eight weeks after a freak incident. Lennon injured his left knee before a 2-1 loss at Toronto on Saturday. During pregame warmups, he slipped on a...

Taylor drives in go-ahead run, Dodgers top Braves 5-3 in 11

Jun. 27, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Taylor was certain his line drive was hooking foul. A deflection by Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley changed the path of the ball — and the outcome of a dramatic showdown between the last two World Series champions. Taylor had three hits,...

Braves' Acuña held out, unable to put pressure on left foot

Jun. 26, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. is not starting in the Atlanta Braves’ game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night after fouling a ball off his left foot the previous night. Acuña moved around the Braves clubhouse Sunday afternoon with his left knee on a medical...