Stories 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

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Execution set for Ga. man

ATLANTA - A death row inmate convicted of murder in the slaying of a store clerk who was scheduled to testify against his son is to be executed next month.
By Kate Brumback

Monday, June 23, 2014

Woman sues over alleged wrongful imprisonment

ATLANTA - A woman who says she was misidentified and wrongly imprisoned when police mistook her Social Security number for that of another woman filed a lawsuit.
By Kate Brumback

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Museum looks at civil rights struggles

ATLANTA - A new museum about the history of civil rights opens Monday in Atlanta, the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was based.
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Man who raped, killed teen executed

JACKSON, Ga. - In the first lethal injection since a botched execution in Oklahoma nearly two months ago, a Georgia death row inmate was executed just before midnight Tuesday.
By Kate Brumback

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Georgia death row inmate set to die Tuesday

ATLANTA - A Georgia death row inmate convicted of raping and strangling a 15-year-old girl is scheduled to be executed Tuesday.
By Kate Brumback

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Ga. high court to consider plea withdrawal case

Georgia's high court will hear arguments in the case of a DeKalb County man who's trying to withdraw the guilty plea he entered in the murder of his son.
By Kate Brumback

Friday, May 30, 2014

Mother of child hurt in raid contests police story

ATLANTA - A woman whose toddler son was severely burned by a flash grenade during a drug raid early Wednesday says police should have known there were children in the house.
By Kate Brumback

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Schools ex-tech director to be sentenced

ATLANTA - After his relationship with the superintendent of Atlanta's school system soured, a former technology director for the district set up a kickback scheme to pad his pockets before he left ...
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Voters will go back to polls to determine state schools chief

ATLANTA - Republicans and Democrats will both be heading back to the polls in July to finish selecting their nominees for state superintendent of schools after Tuesday's voting was inconclusive.
By Kate Brumback
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Ex-Augusta VA director paid $76k, retired

Under the terms of the contract, Rebecca Wiley agreed to dismiss any allegations against the VA of wrongful or unlawful conduct on the condition the agency pays her $76,006 to retire, restores 238 ...
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