State officials say they're trying to catch up with a sex offender registry system that is seriously backlogged. Five analysts at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are currently working through 4,300 pending cases -- while also getting anywhere from 120 to 150 new cases a month.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 12 year old North Carolina girl. Carteret County deputies think Abigale Faith Lefevers is with a registered sex offender, 38 year old Timothy Newman. Officials believe they may be heading to Florida and traveling through Georgia.