U.S. Senate Committee Holds Hearing In Atlanta On Georgia's Voting LawThe U.S. Senate Rules Committee met in Atlanta during its first field meeting in more than 20 years to hear testimony against Georgia's new voting law. The hearing was held at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Gov. Kemp, GBI Form Law Enforcement Partnerships To Combat Georgia Street GangsGovernor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation gave an update on the GBI Gang Task Force's two-year effort to combat street gangs.
DeKalb Co. Grandmother Pleads For Help In Alleged Child Abduction CaseA DeKalb County grandmother is fighting to get her grandchildren back after she says their mother kidnapped them.
A Georgia Woman Sentenced On Charges Of Production And Distribution Of Child PornographyOn Friday afternoon, a federal judge in Tallahassee sentenced Madison King, 23, of Nashville, Georgia, to 25 years in prison on charges of conspiracy to produce, distribute, possess, and receive child pornography.
Two Men Sentenced For Drug Trafficking Over 400 Kilograms Of MethamphetamineJuan Carlos Torres-Carranza and Luis Pineda-Soto have been sentenced for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 418.95 kilograms of methamphetamine.
Atlanta-Area Labor Union, Lawmakers Rally On National Day Of Action On UnemploymentTwo days before Georgia halts the supplemental unemployment payments, labor unions and legislators rallied outside several Department of Labor offices in Metro Atlanta.
Former Office Manager For A Medical Practice In Augusta Is Sentenced For Stealing MoneyThe former office manager for an Augusta medical practice has been sentenced after admitting she stole more than half a million dollars from the business.
Augusta Woman Arrested For CARES Act FraudA woman who admitted to submitting loan applications containing knowingly false representations in an effort to secure COVID-19 relief loans has been sentenced in U.S. District Court and ordered to pay restitution.
Columbus Couple Charged With Wire Fraud And Theft Of Government Property Two Columbus residents were taken into custody today after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging them both with wire fraud and theft of government property related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Valdosta Man Convicted With Federal Firearm ChargeA federal jury convicted a Valdosta resident with a lengthy violent criminal history today on a federal firearms charge.
HUD Awards Georgia $17 Million Grant For Affordable HousingHUD recently allocated $17 million to Georgia for the development, re-development and preservation of affordable housing, which helps low-income families.
GA Congressman David Scott Sponsors Apprenticeship Bill Targeting Young African AmericansCongressman David Scott (D-District 13) announced House Resolution 3445, the "Jobs, On-the-Job 'Earn While You Learn’ Training and Apprenticeships for Young African Americans Act of 2021.”
Car Crash Causes Fire At Piedmont Pointe Shopping Plaza, Several Businesses DestroyedA car involved in a police chase slammed into the Piedmont Pointe Shopping Plaza, causing a fire that destroyed several businesses on June 4, 2021.
Famed Trial Lawyer F. Lee Bailey Dies In Atlanta Hospital At 87F. Lee Bailey, the prominent defense attorney who represented many high-profile clients, including O.J. Simpson, died Thursday at age 87 in an Atlanta area hospital.
MLB 'Gave In To The Cancel Culture': Hearing Date Announced For MLB All-Star Game Move From AtlantaA hearing date has been set for the lawsuit over Major League Baseball's decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta.