Stories by Kate Brumback

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Men convicted in ricin plot to serve prison time

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - A judge on Friday said the fact that two north Georgia men likely could never have carried out a plot to target the federal government does not make their words and actions any ...
By Kate Brumback

2 arrested in starvation of infant

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. - A man and his 23-year-old daughter have been arrested after the man's infant daughter starved to death and three other children and a disabled adult were found to be ...
By Kate Brumback

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Georgia sues Corps over water supply requests

ATLANTA - The state of Georgia on Friday in a lawsuit asked a federal judge to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate the state's requests for additional water supply storage at Lake ...
By Kate Brumback

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Georgia city settles over death after stun gun use

ATLANTA - An Atlanta-area city has agreed to pay $1 million to the family of a man who died after police officers used stun guns on him, attorneys said Thursday.
By Kate Brumback

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Ga. pipe-bomber faces drug charges

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - A judge gave Celia Savage a break in February when he sentenced her to probation after federal authorities found pipe bombs and guns in her home during a raid. She's in trouble ...
By Kate Brumback

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

2 women raped at fraternity, lawsuits say

ATLANTA - Two women, who filed the lawsuits as "Jane Doe" and "June Doe," claim they were raped by the same unnamed Phi Kappa Tau fraternity member, one in November 2012 and the other in January 2014.
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

3 airmen swept away by typhoon on Okinawa

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - Three Georgia-based airmen who had recently arrived for a deployment in Okinawa, Japan, were swept away by high waves as they explored the island on a day off.
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Judge denies challenge to death penalty provision

ATLANTA - A judge has denied a Georgia death row inmate's latest challenge to a state requirement that defendants must prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt in order to be spared ...
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

No death penalty for father charged in toddler's death

ATLANTA - A Georgia man accused of leaving his toddler son to die inside a hot car will not face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
By Kate Brumback

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Georgia ethics commission fires director

The head of the state ethics commission was fired Monday, less than a week after a judget fined her $10,000.
By Kate Brumback

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Murder charge in Atlanta SUV child death

ATLANTA - More than two months after his son's death in a hot car, a Georgia man who prosecutors say sat in his office exchanging nude photos with women while his son languished for hours was ...
By Kate Brumback

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

New challenge for Ga. death penalty provision

ATLANTA - A Georgia death row inmate on Friday filed a new challenge to the state's requirement for defendants to prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt to be spared execution on ...
By Kate Brumback

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Judge mulling sanctions in Georgia ethics trial

ATLANTA - A judge is mulling whether to sanction the Georgia attorney general's office, the state ethics commission and the commission's director.
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial

ALBANY, Ga. - Defense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame in the government's case Tuesday.
By Kate Brumback

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Former manager dominates salmonella outbreak trial

ALBANY, Ga. - Two weeks into the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak, testimony by a former manager of a southwest Georgia peanut plant blamed for the outbreak has ...
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

ATLANTA - An American aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday in Atlanta, joining a second patient being given an experimental treatment.
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Last surviving member of Enola Gay crew dies

ATLANTA - The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia.
By Kate Brumback

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Trial for 3 charged in salmonella outbreak set to start

ATLANTA - Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in ...
By Kate Brumback

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Police: Dad sent nude photos while boy sat in car

MARIETTA, Ga. — A Georgia man who police say intentionally killed his toddler son by leaving the boy inside a hot SUV was exchanging nude photos with women the day his son died and had looked at ...
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Dad returned to SUV at lunchtime, warrant says

MARIETTA, Ga. - The investigation of a toddler's death in a hot SUV in Georgia hinges on a key question: Was the boy the victim of a horrific accident after his father simply forgot to take him to ...
By Kate Brumback
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Missouri wins SEC East, knocks Georgia out of running

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Marcus Murphy scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 12-yard run with 4:38 remaining to seal No. 17 Missouri's 21-14 victory against Arkansas and send the Tigers to the SEC ...
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