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Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

MLK children work to settle dispute over Bible, Nobel prize

ATLANTA - The children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. are trying to settle a lawsuit over their father's traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize without going to trial, according to a ...
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Georgia man who claimed disability executed

ATLANTA - Georgia executed a man who killed a fellow inmate despite arguments that his execution was prohibited because he was intellectually disabled.
By Kate Brumback

Georgia execution set tonight

A Georgia man whose lawyers say he is intellectually disabled and who has come within hours of execution three times in recent years is scheduled to die tonight unless the U.S. Supreme Court ...
By Kate Brumback

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Georgia inmate to be executed this week

ATLANTA — A Georgia death row inmate who has come within hours of execution three times is once again scheduled to die this week.
By Kate Brumback

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

MLK estate drops suit against King Center over licensing

ATLANTA - With the dismissal of one of two lawsuits that effectively pitted them against each other, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children took a step Thursday toward resolving the issues ...
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

State executes man convicted of killing of sheriff's deputy

JACKSON, Ga. - A man who fatally shot a sheriff's deputy who stopped him for speeding on a Georgia interstate was put to death for the 1998 killing.
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Dexter King: MLK Bible, Nobel should be transferred to estate

ATLANTA - One of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s sons declined to say whether his father's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and traveling Bible would be sold.
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Clemency petition calls death-row inmate mentally ill

ATLANTA - A Georgia death row inmate suffers from mental illness that can be traced directly to his military service in Vietnam and should be spared execution, his lawyers argued in a clemency ...
By Kate Brumback

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Execution scheduled for man convicted of killing deputy

A Georgia man convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop in 1998 is set to be executed later this month, state corrections officials said Friday.
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Man executed for killing deputy after robbery

JACKSON, Ga. - A Georgia death row inmate who killed a sheriff's deputy is set to be executed.
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
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2 Greenbrier students charged with 'playing chicken' Wednesday

Two Greenbrier High School students, one a member of the Wolfpack's state champion baseball team, were arrested Wednesday on charges of "playing chicken" in front of Greenbrier Middle.
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