RINGGOLD, Ga. -- Authorities in northwest Georgia say a woman and her two grandchildren drowned on a farm in Catoosa County.
Sheriff Gary Sisk says 60-year-old Renee Monroe, 3-year-old Regan Cohen and 18-month-old Jaxson Cohen died Monday when Monroe drove a utility vehicle into a pond on their farm near Ringgold.
Sisk tells the Times-Free Press of Chattanooga that the incident appears to be accidental.
ATLANTA — A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit on behalf of seven people and seeks class action status. They are suing the state registrar, a clerk of the Gwinnett County Probate Court and a Fulton County Probate Court judge in their official capacities.