Jon Ossoff

In yet another crushing blow to the Democratic party, Karen Handel won Georgia's special election to become the first female House Republican from Georgia.

Handel easily defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff, whom the Democrats branded their "Trump-killer". The Democrats turned a meaningless local election into a referendum on President Trump -- only to suffer a stinging defeat.

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Troymaine Johnson

A Georgia woman was charged with killing her paraplegic ex-boyfriend by abandoning him in the woods to die from exposure to freezing temperatures.

Ruby Kate Coursey, 27, was charged Monday with felony murder and felony neglect of a disabled adult that resulted in the death of Troymaine Johnson, 33, of Upson County, Georgia.

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A DeKalb County (Georgia) official explained why he distributed 3,000 condoms and other party favors for a woman's birthday party that was advertised as Atlanta's largest private sex 0rgy.

Cidney Green, who shamelessly bills herself as a swinger and sex phone operator, blew up overnight when Black Twitter promoted her 27th birthday party with the hashtag #ATL0rgy.

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Michael Lomax

A former Gwinnett County sheriff's deputy is being held in jail without bond on allegations he committing unlawful sex acts with a 13-year-old boy.

Michael Lomax, a former jailer for the Gwinnett sheriff's office, resigned following his Nov. 2 arrest on a charge of aggravated child molestation.

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Jonesboro murders

A 15-year-old gang member was the intended target of a home invasion in Clayton County that left 2 children dead.

Clayton County Police Chief Mike Register said the 15-year-old boy was located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he fled before gang members shot 11-year-old Tatiyana Coates and her 15-year-old brother Daveon Coates as they slept in their Jonesboro, Ga., home on Oct. 22.

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Kwasi Adadevoh

A Wells Fargo employee was arrested last month when an undercover police officer observed him committing bank fraud.

Marietta police urged Wells Fargo customers to check their bank accounts after Kwasi Adadevoh, 24, was arrested for using customer information to commit fraud.

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Fred Barley

A dispute between a homeless Georgia college student and a woman who set up a Gofundme account for his living expenses has ended.

Fred Barley, 19, reportedly rode his little brother's bicycle over 50 miles from Conyers to Barnesville, GA. to register at Gordon College.

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Kamaire Wash

A Georgia man and his live-in girlfriend are charged with concealing the death of his 7-year-old daughter, Kamaire Wash.

Michael Wash told police he and his girlfriend, Lasherae Davis, put Kamaire to bed Wednesday night. He said when they awoke on Thursday morning, they discovered the front door to their apartment was open and Kamaire was missing.

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vancito gumbs

A former DeKalb County police officer is among 32 gang members named in a federal indictment, according to published reports.

U.S. Army veteran Vancito Gumbs, 23, was an active Dekalb County police officer when he took a better paying side gig as a hitman for the notorious street gang Gangster Disciples.

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deborah smith

A Georgia mother lost custody of her children after she shot their cell phones and blew up their beds in Youtube videos.

The Coweta County Department of Family and Children's Services stepped in and removed Deborah Smith's 2 youngest teenagers after she made a video blowing up her children's beds.

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georgia street brawl

A Georgia judge has ordered five teenagers involved in a deadly street brawl to stay off the Internet while they remain free on bond.

The five teens, all ages 18 and 19, are awaiting murder charges in the death of 18-year-old Demajhay Bell, who died during a massive street brawl Richmond County, GA on March 18.

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cory hunter

Cory Hunter, the teacher who told a 16-year-old female student her "only purpose" was to "have sex and have babies" resigned after the story hit the fan.

Hunter resigned from his position as a teacher in the Greene County, GA. Public School System during a heated school board meeting on Monday.

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