ATLANTA -- Terry Tolbert, who was convicted of murder at the age of 19 alongside his two uncles, appealed to the Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday for his conviction to be reversed.
A judge ruled that prosecutors can use remarks a 4-year-old Beech Island boy made to a hospital nurse in December 2012 to prove his mother intended to cause a four-vehicle crash on River Watch Parkway.
A 15-year-old case that had been reported as unsolved for years was actually cracked more than a decade ago, sheriff's department officials said Tuesday.
Coroner Mark Bowen said his department will take another step this year by becoming the only coroner's office statewide with an entire staff certified by the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators.
Georgia Regents University's police chief is on administrative leave because of an unidentified investigation.
Terry Tolbert is appealing his Richmond County Superior Court conviction for the Jan. 26, 1996, shooting death of 22-year-old Shelley Griffin Jr.
The Columbia County clerk of court was cited with contempt of court, accused for not following orders on how to file documents.
Columbia County authorities are investigating a prank call from a man who claims he shot his mother.
Richmond County deputies are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found Monday outside a Kissingbower Road convenience store.
Police have arrested a man accused of setting fire to an Augusta motel early Saturday.