Stories by Bill Rankin

Sunday, Aug 18, 2013

First trial starts today in scandal

ATLANTA - Jury selection begins today for the first trial involving a defendant charged in the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating scandal.
By Bill Rankin

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Methods in drug court draw criticism

Judge Amanda Williams became a national headline when This American Life recently devoted an hourlong broadcast to a harsh review of her court.
By Bill Rankin

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Water ruling appeal is set

Georgia will ask the federal appeals court in Atlanta to overturn a judge's ruling that found it illegal for the Army Corps of Engineers to draw water from Lake Lanier to meet most of the metro ...
By Bill Rankin

Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010

Ga. lawmaker's wife accused of hindering murder trial

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The GBI is investigating the wife of state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, on allegations she tried to undermine a murder trial by helping a key state witness leave the state.
By Bill Rankin
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