Sacramento Kings (18-31, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (21-25, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -7.5; over/under is 233.5
ATLANTA (AP) — Facing a surge in overdose deaths and rural suicides, Georgia lawmakers want to bolster the state's dismal mental health care system by pressuring private insurers to improve coverage and increasing state funding for treatment and crisis services.
ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans in the Georgia House on Tuesday signaled they will push forward with a proposal that would allow parents to protest books and other materials that they believe are harmful to minors, with school officials required to decide within seven days whether to remove the material.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police on Tuesday arrested a 22-year-old man in the shooting death of a 6-month-old baby a day earlier.
Grayson Fleming-Gray was shot just after 2:30 p.m. Monday while riding in a vehicle, police said.
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal jury in Atlanta has awarded $1.25 million to Cardi B in a defamation lawsuit against a celebrity news blogger who she says posted videos falsely stating the Grammy-winning rapper used cocaine, had contracted herpes and engaged in prostitution.
ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans in Georgia have introduced a bill that bans the delivery of abortion pills by mail. It would require anyone who wants to use abortion pills to visit a doctor in advance and then return to pick up the pills.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate David Perdue tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
Campaign spokesperson Jenni Sweat said Perdue, a former U.S. senator, recorded a positive result “during routine COVID-19 testing.” Sweat said Perdue is vaccinated and boosted against the respiratory virus.
ATLANTA (AP) — A 6-month-old baby was fatally shot Monday while riding in a car in Atlanta, authorities said.
The shooting happened near a convenience store and a school in northwest Atlanta, news outlets reported.
Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll is getting a second interview for the vacant New York Giants head coaching job before some candidates have gotten a chance for a first meeting.
The Giants confirmed on Monday that Daboll will meet with co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch and new general manager Joe Schoen on Tuesday at the team's headquarters in the Meadowlands sports complex.
ATLANTA (AP) — Judges have approved a request for a special grand jury by the Georgia prosecutor who's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others broke the law by trying to pressure Georgia officials to throw out Joe Biden's presidential election victory.
NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — A police officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man as he approached a woman during a domestic disturbance in a greater Atlanta suburb, authorities said Monday.
The dead man was identified as 37-year-old Sean Michael Kinney of Cumming.
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that happened at the home of a sheriff’s deputy.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that the Fulton County deputy was returning home from work late Saturday when an alert from his security system showed a man breaking into his Atlanta home.
CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — The Monastery of the Holy Spirits outside Atlanta shut down public prayers and services and its gift shop, museum and food pantry when health officials urged people to shelter in place early on during the pandemic.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia sheriff has agreed to improve jail conditions for women with serious mental illness to settle a lawsuit alleging that prolonged solitary confinement and unsanitary conditions risked causing them serious psychological harm.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta tourism officials said Friday that they expect an increase in visitors later in 2022 after the the omicron variant of COVID-19 slowed the city’s tourism recovery during late 2021.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police have charged a woman with second-degree murder, saying her failure to secure her gun allowed another child to shoot and kill her 1-year-old daughter
Amaiya Dachanel Williams, 22, was arrested on Thursday in connection with the Jan.
BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (AP) — A stray bullet struck and killed an English astrophysicist while he was inside an Atlanta-area apartment, authorities say.
Matthew Willson, 31, of Chertsey, Surrey, England, was visiting his girlfriend in the United States when he was hit by a bullet that pierced the wall of the apartment.
Atlanta Hawks (20-25, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (26-20, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta will try to continue its three-game win streak with a victory against Charlotte.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 28 points, Kevin Huerter added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks won their third straight game after nearly blowing an 18-point lead in a 110-108 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — The latest surge of COVID-19 may have peaked in Georgia, but hospitals continue to warn of the strain they face from overloaded emergency rooms and inpatient wards, urging people to take precautions despite widespread fatigue with pandemic restrictions.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, the “Human Highlight Film," played his college basketball at Georgia and is best known from his NBA days as the biggest star that the Atlanta Hawks ever had.
Green Bay Packers linebacker De’Vondre Campbell remembers every critical comment he received after fighting through nagging injuries while playing for the Arizona Cardinals last season.
He used it as motivation to become the first Packers inside linebacker to earn first-team All-Pro honors since Hall of Famer Ray Nitschke in 1966.
ATLANTA (AP) — The storm over how Georgia’s elections are run is far from abating, as Republicans echoing former President Donald Trump’s falsehoods about a stolen 2020 election make new proposals atop last year's state law that set a benchmark for restrictive GOP voting changes nationwide.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor looking into possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election by former President Donald Trump and others has asked for a special grand jury to aid the investigation.
ATLANTA (AP) — A federation of labor unions in Georgia is endorsing Democrat Stacey Abrams' campaign for governor.
The Georgia AFL-CIO announced its endorsement at a news conference with Abrams in Atlanta on Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor who’s investigating possible attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia on Thursday called for a special grand jury to help move the case along.
Miami Heat (29-16, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (19-25, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Miami visits Atlanta trying to prolong its three-game road winning streak.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed San Francisco 49ers director of pro personnel Ran Carthon for their general manager job on Wednesday.
Carthon has spent 14 seasons in personnel departments, the past five in his current role.
ATLANTA (AP) — After leading Atlanta to back-to-back wins for the first time in almost two months, Trae Young wasn't ready to say the Hawks have regained last season's winning formula.
It's far too early to talk about a return to the Eastern Conference finals for the Hawks, who are still only 12th in the conference and on the outside of the playoff standings.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings completed head coach interviews Wednesday with the two top assistants for the Dallas Cowboys: offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of Georgia's state court system on Wednesday told lawmakers they're trying to pass out federal money as fast as they can to help courts catch up with pandemic-related backlogs, while the leader of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation says it's a challenge to station a medical examiner in Macon at any price.
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams used a Wednesday campaign stop in Atlanta to applaud the push for voting rights in Congress and express support for President Joe Biden.
Abrams was noticeably absent from Biden's visit last week to Atlanta, where he called for an end to the filibuster to pass voting legislation.
Minnesota Timberwolves (22-22, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (18-25, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -2.5; over/under is 233.5
ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a man convicted of murder for fatally shooting his wife as they rode in an SUV in Atlanta say he did not have a fair trial and are asking Georgia's highest court to overturn his conviction.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 30 points for the struggling Atlanta Hawks, who trailed for much of the game before rallying for a 121-114 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night to snap a 10-game home losing streak.
ATLANTA (AP) — A day before the U.S. Senate was expected to take up significant legislation on voting rights that is looking likely to fail, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s eldest son condemned federal lawmakers over their inaction.
ATLANTA (AP) — A man whose toddler son died after he left him in a hot car for hours is asking Georgia's highest court to overturn his convictions for murder and child cruelty.
Justin Ross Harris, 41, was convicted in November 2016 on eight counts including malice murder in the death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper.
Milwaukee Bucks (27-18, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (17-25, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Monday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Trae Young and Giannis Antetokounmpo meet when Atlanta hosts Milwaukee.
ATLANTA (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 26 points, Julius Randle added 24 and the New York Knicks beat the Atlanta Hawks 117-108 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.
The Knicks improved to 22-21, the first time they've been over .500 since Dec.
ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put a big part of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers scoured store shelves for storm supplies and crews raced to treat highways and roads as a major winter storm approached from the Midwest.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jeffrey Parker, who led the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority during a time of expansion and then during the pandemic when public transportation ridership plummeted, has died, the agency announced.
New York Knicks (21-21, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (17-24, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -3.5; over/under is 213.5
ATLANTA (AP) — Weather forecasters' predictions of debilitating snow and ice as far south as Georgia sent parts of the region into a tizzy Friday with shoppers scouring store shelves for storm supplies and road crews trying to prevent a repeat of past wintertime debacles.
ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is proposing almost $3 billion more in spending from state revenue in the 2023 budget year that begins July 1, led by more than $1 billion in pay and retirement increases for Georgia's state, K-12 and university employees.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s recently elected mayor unveiled a new police precinct in the city’s large Buckhead district on Thursday, as he tries to head off an effort to turn the wealthy, white enclave into its own city over concerns about a spike in crime.
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines said Wednesday it will extend through 2023 the window for customers to rebook credits earned when they purchased but then canceled flights during the pandemic.
Before the announcement, Delta flight credits were set to expire at the end of 2022.
ATLANTA (AP) — Guns are a frequent staple of the conservative campaign ad. But one candidate in the crowded Republican primary field for Georgia governor has caused an uproar with a campaign video in which he pretends to threaten a young man interested in his daughter with a shotgun.
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta attorney who fatally shot his wife coveted her money and killed her intentionally, a prosecutor argued Tuesday. A defense attorney rejected that, saying his client adored his wife and the case against him is an "accident in search of a motive."