Tue., March 12, 2013 4:30pm
Bibb County District Attorney David Cooke will file no charges against the Macon police officer who shot and killed 49-year-old Sammie Davis Jr. on the afternoon of December 21. Facts that Cooke revealed at a news conference Tuesday cast a different light on information that has stoked outrage and racial tension in Macon for months.
Mon., May 28, 2012 1:41pm
A new agreement will keep less serious offenders in school. Program includes buy-in from judges, police, district attorney and schools. Similar program has increased graduation rates by 20 percent.
Mon., April 9, 2012 10:30am
A possible merger to consolidate Macon and Bibb County governments is causing angst for some city and county workers. Police officials have unanswered questions about pensions for officers if the consolidation plan is passed later this year.
Wed., August 31, 2011 2:57pm
Five teenagers have been shot in the last week. One 16-year old died from his injuries. Macon officials blame hybrid gangs.
Wed., August 17, 2011 4:59pm
Major cocaine distributor in Middle Georgia shut down. Fowler family had ties with the so-called "Black Mafia". Investigation took three years.
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.
Fri., September 18, 2009 11:37am
Macon schools will use dogs to conduct random searches after middle school