As residents debate installing barriers on an Oregon bridge to prevent suicides, a Georgia mayor wonders whether similar barriers should be installed on the Sidney Lanier Bridge near the Georgia coast. Seven people have plunged to their deaths from the Georgia bridge since it opened a decade ago.
Gov. Nathan Deal's office is looking for Brunswick residents willing to take the place of a city commissioner who has been suspended. Deal must appoint someone to fill the post of Brunswick Commissioner James Brooks, who has been suspended while he awaits trial on charges of racketeering and violating his oath of office.
Georgia's seaport in coastal Brunswick has moved its first shipment of American-made Toyota vehicles being exported overseas. The Georgia Ports Authority says a cargo ship loaded with Toyota Venzas set sail Thursday from Brunswick for markets in Russia and the Ukraine.
Prosecutors are asking a judge to impose a gag order in the case of a Brunswick teenager charged with fatally shooting a baby in the face. District Attorney Jackie Johnson filed the request Wednesday saying it’s necessary to ensure a fair trial for the 17-year-old suspect.
The defense attorney for a 15-year-old charged with felony murder in a baby's slaying in Georgia says he should be tried separately from an older teen accused of shooting the toddler in the face. Attorney Kimberly L. Copeland said Tuesday she believes her client, Dominique Lang, is "more of a witness than a defendant."
Residents of the coastal Georgia city where a baby was fatally shot two weeks ago say they want more officers in their neighborhoods and more done to get guns off the streets. More than 150 citizens attended a town hall meeting Thursday in Brunswick.
Brunswick city officials are planning a town hall meeting to hear concerns from residents after the killing of a toddler, who was gunned down as his mother walked him down a city sidewalk. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
The grandmother of a 15-year-old charged with murder in a baby's shooting death says her grandson would never get involved in such a crime. Dominique Lang and 17-year-old De'Marquise Elkins are charged with killing 13-month-old Antonio Santiago in Brunswick, Ga., on Thursday while the baby was in a stroller as he and his mother were taking a walk.