A former Marine from Atlanta has been charged with murder after authorities say a playful wrestling match turned fatal.
Family, friends and law enforcement officers from across Georgia gathered Tuesday to honor the memory of the second of two slain prison guards to be laid to rest.
A second suspect has been indicted in connection with the death of a Georgia teacher and former beauty queen who vanished nearly 12 years ago.
A motive has not yet been determined.
Corrections Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier is praising the efforts and support of law enforcement partners across Georgia during the escape and ultimate capture of two fugitives responsible for the murder of GDC Correctional Officers.
Hundreds of mourners gathered Saturday in central Georgia to remember Sgt. Curtis Billue, one of two Georgia prison guards killed when two inmates escaped Tuesday from a prison transfer bus.
The man was convicted June 8 on numerous charges including kidnapping and aggravated sodomy.
Police in Georgia say a young girl was found dead and her mother was in critical condition inside a car in a hospital parking garage.
A U.S. District Court filed an order Tuesday saying the parents of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson were negligent in filing paperwork to the court and in filing for extensions.
Researcher finds that a security failure left the state’s 6.7 million voter records and other sensitive files exposed to hackers, and may have been left unpatched for seven months.