Tue., April 30, 2013 10:00am
About 400 water customers around the small community of Ramhurst have been ordered not to drink water following the Friday break-in at the Carters Lake Water Treatment Plant in Murray County. The FBI, Georgia Bureau of Investigation and a sheriff's department are investigating a break-in.
Wed., April 10, 2013 9:02am
Authorities say more than 20 people have been arrested on charges related to child exploitation and prostitution in an operation designed to coincide with Atlanta hosting the NCAA Final Four. FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said a busy weekend in Atlanta increased probability of child prostitution and recovery of victims associated with it.
Tue., February 12, 2013 5:26pm
A federal police corruption investigation led to the arrests of a number of officers, Ten current and former law enforcement officers in metro Atlanta have been accused of working for cocaine dealers. U.S. Attorney Sally Yates says the officers have been charged with accepting thousands of dollars in cash to provide protection during drug deals.
Wed., July 18, 2012 10:00am
The FBI is investigating after needles were found in turkey sandwiches on Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States. Delta says what appear to be sewing needles were found in five sandwiches Sunday.
Mon., June 25, 2012 3:57pm
FBI divers, cadaver dogs and dozens of searchers are continuing to scour Lake Lanier for signs of a teenager missing since a fishing boat collided with his family's pontoon boat. They resumed the search for 13-year-old Griffin Prince after daybreak on Tuesday.
Tue., September 20, 2011 10:07am
New FBI statistics show that violent crime and killings are down in Georgia, mirroring a national trend. In Georgia, there were 39,072 violent crimes in 2010 compared to 42,073 the previous year, which represents a 7 percent decline. Nationwide, there was a 6 percent drop.
Mon., August 22, 2011 2:14pm
The commissions that oversee the ethics of elected state legislators and judges are getting help with future investigations. That will come from a new unit inside Georgia’s office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This new squad will specifically focus on ethics cases of elected judges and legislators.
Wed., July 27, 2011 1:53pm
Certain crimes are up 18-percent in the last six months. Residential burglaries, auto break-ins and theft are most common. Police using new techniques to address growing problem.
Thu., June 30, 2011 10:34am
A law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested four people who worked at the Fulton County Jail. The official told The Associated Press the four were arrested Thursday morning at the Atlanta complex. Anonymity was requested because the official was not authorized to speak publicly.
Wed., June 15, 2011 11:59am
Four more Georgia counties have begun sharing biometric information with federal immigration authorities to help identify criminal immigrants.