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Judge: Officer who shot naked man not entitled to immunity

A judge has ruled that a white former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran isn’t entitled to immunity based on self-defense.

Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missing boy

Forensic investigators said Thursday they identified the remains of a Georgia boy whose father is accused of abducting him and performing purification rituals on the child as he died at a remote New Mexico desert compound.

Georgia inmates crawl down drain pipe, escape custody

Georgia authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped custody by climbing down a drain pipe in front of a county sheriff’s office.

Two students charged with terroristic threats at a Georgia high school

School is back in session in most of Georgia and a school threat has already been reported.

Georgia baby found dead in back seat of a car

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI) is conducting an investigation of a 10-month-old baby girl in the back seat of a car that a man...

Georgia woman facing ‘longest sentence’ for leaking to media

A Georgia woman who mailed a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the “longest sentence” ever behind bars for a federal crime involving leaks to the news media, prosecutors said in a court filing.

Police chief defends Taser use on woman, 87, holding knife

A Georgia police chief said an officer was justified in using a Taser to stun an 87-year-old woman after she didn’t obey commands to...

Teen held without bond in slayings of sister and officer

A teenager charged with killing his sister and her police officer husband is being held without bond until he returns to court next month. News...

Complex Georgia murder case solved

On Monday, August 6, 2018, after just over an hour of deliberation, a Georgia man was found guilty on all counts including malice murder...

New Mexico bail reforms shaped ruling in compound case

A judge’s decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted...