Thu., February 7, 2013 9:01am
One westbound lane of Interstate 16 remained closed early Thursday, a day after 27 cars and trucks collided in a fiery pileup. Georgia Department of Transportation officials said the right, westbound lane is expected to be closed until noon Thursday. The chain-reaction accidents around 8:10 a.m. Wednesday killed four people and sent nine others to a hospital.
Wed., February 6, 2013 2:19pm
Officials say a fiery pileup involving more than two dozen vehicles on a Georgia interstate has left at least four people dead and several others hurt.
Tue., September 4, 2012 10:00am
Authorities said Tuesday 10 people died in traffic crashes across Georgia during the 78-hour Labor Day holiday travel period. The Georgia State Patrol said the 10 people died in eight fatal crashes.
Fri., March 9, 2012 3:44pm
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is seeking a pay raise for its officers. GBI agents contend they are among the lowest-paid state law enforcement agents in the nation and the poor pay is forcing veteran investigators to leave for higher paying jobs.
Mon., November 14, 2011 8:02am
A state audit shows that the Georgia State Patrol has too many posts and too few troopers on the road when they're needed most. Patrol officials say they are taking another look at staffing because of the audit but limited state funding has left them unable to pay for employees 24 hours a day.
Mon., August 8, 2011 12:01am
Georgia police conduct far more road block check points than neighboring states. Some critics say they infringe on the rights of motorists.
Fri., June 24, 2011 5:10pm
State law enforcement officials say they’re having a hard time enforcing Georgia’s ban on texting while driving. It’s been nearly a year since the law was passed.
Fri., March 4, 2011 4:54pm
Thousands of motorcyclists will pass through Georgia next week on the way to Daytona Bike Week in Florida and the Georgia State Patrol will be looking to pull them over.
Fri., January 14, 2011 10:24am
Fort Stewart will soon relieve military police of their responsibilities for making traffic stops and writing tickets on two state highways cutting through the southeast Georgia Army post.
Tue., December 28, 2010 3:13pm
161 federal, state and local law enforcement officers have died on duty this year, representing more than a 30 percent jump over 2009. In Georgia, there have been eight. On Monday night, 38-year-old State Patrol officer Chadwick LeCroy was killed after trying to pull a suspect over on a traffic violation in metro Atlanta.