Wed., April 20, 2011 4:10pm
Several Georgia school systems face scrutiny for possible cheating on the Criterion Referenced Competency Test. Students in first through eighth grades take the test to gauge their learning levels.
Mon., April 11, 2011 5:00am
Scientists and technicians at Georgia’s state crime labs are finding greener pastures in other states, and their departure for higher wages elsewhere is making it harder for the labs to work through a backlog of cases.
Sat., April 2, 2011 8:52am
Georgia Bureau of Investigation authorities said the number of excessive force investigations involving officers in the state is up this year. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported that the GBI has investigated 82 cases of police use of force so far this fiscal year, which ends June 30. Investigators looked into 74 cases during the entire 2010 fiscal year.
Wed., March 2, 2011 2:58pm
The problem of prescription drug abuse and illegal dispensing of drugs is exploding in Georgia. On Wednesday, there was a call to action for the medical community and law enforcement. Officials on the state and federal level gathered in Atlanta for a summit to brainstorm ways to attack the issue.
Tue., February 22, 2011 9:47am
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says seven guards at Macon State Prison in Oglethorpe are charged with aggravated battery and violation of oath of office.
Wed., December 22, 2010 4:03pm
GBI and Secretary of State's Office conducted a 5-month investigation of Brooks County election. Three of those arrested are newly-elected officials. More arrests could be coming.
Thu., November 25, 2010 9:26am
Denevious L. Thomas died while in the back seat of a patrol car after he crashed into a wall while attempting to flee from the Doughtery County Police.
Mon., October 18, 2010 4:45pm
About 50 GBI Agents started questioning teachers and administrators at Atlanta Public schools today. The probe is part of an ongoing state investigation of possible cheating on CRCT tests last year.
Wed., October 6, 2010 2:23pm
A group of archeology students are planning to excavate the site of the Moore’s Ford Lynching. It’s a learning experience that could turn up some new leads in a case that’s remained unsolved for more than 60 years.
Fri., July 2, 2010 9:22am
Crime labs in Columbus and Moultrie that had been set to close due to budget cuts, will keep their doors open after all.