Over the past few weeks police have arrested teenagers in Atlanta, Savannah, Macon and Warner Robins and charged them with violent offenses - in adult court. With Georgia reforming juvenile justice and the nation starting to roll back get-tough laws, some say its time to reform the so-called "seven deadly sins" law.
Georgia leads the nation in the ratio of people who are on probation or parole. Governor Nathan Deal's criminal justice reform effort aims at lowering those being supervised. His latest wrinkle is a new state agency that merges oversight of parolees and probationers.
Former Savannah-Chatham Police Chief Willie Lovett is headed to prison after being convicted on federal conspiracy and gambling charges. But he's still set to receive a $130,000 annual pension from the city.