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.