The southeastern US is facing up to 3/4 of an inch of ice and 8 inches of snow, say forecasters. In preparation, Georgia has more than 22,000 tons of salt ready, to avoid the calamitous traffic jams of two weeks ago.
The National Weather Service warned that Tuesday and Wednesday's storm could be a "catastrophic event" reaching "historical proportions." As much as 9 inches of snow could fall in parts of north Georgia.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announces a state of emergency for 45 counties ahead of a winter storm expected to hit the state Monday evening. The measure follows widespread criticism of gridlock during the last storm.
Citrus quarantine: California now has 746 square miles under a citrus quarantine to try to protect growers from the Asian citrus psyllid. The pest spreads "citrus greening" which has devastated Florida orange growers.
Georgia has been veritable treasure trove of American Idol talent. From Ryan Seacrest to Season 10 runner-up Lauren Alayna to Season 11 winner, Phil Phillips, Georgia has proven to be good hunting ground. Did Georgia keep up their track record on Thursday night?
Police in Roswell, N.M., are investigating reports that the alleged 12-year-old shooter at Berrendo Middle School may have told some students to stay away. Experts say this could be a typical bid for social status.