Although President Barack Obama recently signed a law to roll back some rate increases meant to shore up the troubled National Flood Insurance Program, thousands of Georgia homeowners can count on paying increasing flood insurance premiums each year--though perhaps less than they originally feared.
A federal Superfund site in coastal Brunswick is growing. The site is where a wood treatment plant contaminated the groundwater before the facility went bankrupt in 1991. Federal officials built an underground wall to contain the contamination two years ago. But a member of the Glynn Environmental Coalition says some chemicals remained outside the wall.
A Georgia teenager convicted of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller while trying to rob the child's mother was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole. De'Marquise Elkins, 18, was sentenced in Georgia's Glynn County Superior Court less than two weeks after a jury found him guilty of murder in the slaying of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago.
A Georgia teenager convicted of fatally shooting a baby in the face while trying to rob the child's mother faces sentencing before a judge who could send him to prison for the rest of his life. A jury convicted 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins of murder last month in the slaying of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago.
At the nation marks 50 years since the March on Washington, it's worth taking time to note the foot soldiers who fought for change locally. In coastal Brunswick, the story of how the city integrated -- peacefully and with little notice until after the fact -- is not well known. GPB presents this archive story from 2008.
An 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller during a robbery attempt in coastal Georgia twice counted down from five and threatened the baby before the deadly shot, his teenage co-defendant testified Thursday. Dominique Lang took the stand at the murder trial of De'Marquise Elkins, who is accused of shooting 13-month-old Antonio Santiago on March 21.
The lawyer for a Georgia teenager charged with fatally shooting a 13-month-old baby in the face is objecting to the racial makeup of potential jurors. Jury selection began Monday in the trial of 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins.