A federal and state investigation into dog fighting and gambling has resulted in the arrest of 12 people from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. U.S. Attorney George Beck said Monday they are charged with conducting an illegal gambling business and multiple dog fighting charges, including promoting dog fights. Additional defendants are being sought.
The Secretary of State office is looking into dozens of incidents of election fraud from this summer’s primary. The state has launched a criminal investigation into alleged voter fraud in south Georgia.