Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of reckless driving and racing related to a crash that killed Bulldogs offensive lineman Devin Willock and a recruiting staff member. Carter has been sentenced to 12 months' probation and a $1,000 fine.
Pieper Lewis, who was a 15-year-old sex trafficking victim at the time she stabbed her abuser, could face 20 years in prison if her sentence is reimposed.
A new law passed by the Georgia General Assembly last session creates a pathway to early felony probation termination that, advocates say, will ease individuals reentry back into daily life and give a voice to many previously disenfranchised.
State officials are recommending changes to help reduce what they say is the highest rate of felons on probation in the country. In a report submitted...