Sat., April 13, 2013 11:00am
Federal authorities say a Georgia-based soldier and his wife have pleaded guilty to swindling more than $150,000 worth of goods from the Army.
Tue., December 25, 2012 5:00am
The Fulton County jail has partnered with Emory University to help inmates who have been deemed incompetent to stand trial.
Mon., December 10, 2012 6:00am
Avery Niles became commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Nov. 1. He's pledged to correct existing problems and strengthen safety and security practices.
Mon., September 24, 2012 5:00am
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded grant money to two middle Georgia counties to implement an initiative to reduce violent gang and gun crimes.
Mon., July 16, 2012 11:00am
Atlanta's city council is forming a task force to address crimes against students on college campuses in the city. City Council President Ceasar Mitchell called for the task force, saying it's imperative that a plan is formulated to keep students safe when they return to school.
Tue., May 1, 2012 6:55am
County sheriffs across Georgia are awaiting results of an ongoing study aimed at determining how to better care for mentally ill people who are accused of crime.
Thu., December 8, 2011 10:25am
Georgia State students have expressed concerns about their safety.
Thu., November 17, 2011 4:38pm
Law officers in Peach County say they're cracking down on pecan thieves, which have been on the rise now that harvesting is in full swing.
Sat., October 1, 2011 7:24am
Forsyth County officials said three more arrests have been made in the theft of more than $2.8 million worth of jewelry. Michael T. Holloway, Connie Holloway and Amanda Hogan, all of Smyrna, were arrested Thursday and charged with one count each of party to the crime of burglary and theft by taking.
Tue., September 20, 2011 10:07am
New FBI statistics show that violent crime and killings are down in Georgia, mirroring a national trend. In Georgia, there were 39,072 violent crimes in 2010 compared to 42,073 the previous year, which represents a 7 percent decline. Nationwide, there was a 6 percent drop.