A former south Georgia television station owner has been sentenced to 1,000 years in prison on child sexual exploitation charges. Peter Mallory was charged with 60 counts of sexual exploitation of children, invasion of privacy and tampering with evidence.
The state Supreme Court has ordered a new hearing in a case heard by a judge who resigned in early May amid an ethics probe. Justices ruled former Coweta Chief Judge William Lee shouldn't have presided in a trial that pitted Savannah taxpayers against city contractors. The jury ordered the city to pay the contractors $17 million.