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Former Ga. judge charged with theft

ROME, Ga. — Former Floyd County Chief Magistrate Judge Chris Mathis is free on bond after being arrested on charges that include theft and exploitation of an elderly person.


07/09/10 - 12:39pm

Atlanta mayor nominates police chief

ATLANTA — Mayor Kasim Reed announced today his appointment of Turner to the permanent police chief job.

07/09/10 - 10:21am

SC truck wreck blocks I-95 traffic

SANTEE, S.C. — Interstate 95's southbound lanes are blocked in South Carolina by a wreck that killed one person and injured two others who had been trapped in a tractor trailer cab.

07/09/10 - 7:38am

Augusta judge rules in indigent case

ATHENS, Ga.  — An Augusta judge has approved  requiring the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council to appoint lawyers  for poor people accused of crimes in the state's Northern Judicial Circuit when the public defender's office can't represent them because of a conflict.

07/09/10 - 7:35am

Norcross women found bound with tape

NORCROSS, Ga.  — Gwinnett County police are investigating the discovery by an officer of two women bound with tape.

07/09/10 - 7:31am

Hearing delayed for Marines charged in gay man's beating

SAVANNAH  — A hearing for two Beaufort-based Marines charged with beating up a gay man in Savannah has been postponed.

07/09/10 - 7:29am

Missing Augusta woman found, police say

Authorities say a 46-year-old woman with health issues who had been reported missing this afternoon was found at a local hospital emergency room.


07/08/10 - 6:13pm

Forest fire continues to smolder along SC coast

CONWAY, S.C. — A contained, but still active forest fire is creating a lot of smoke along the South Carolina coast and is blamed for a chain-reaction car crash this week that injured four people.

07/08/10 - 2:42pm

Two charged in toddler's death

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - South Carolina police today have charged a man and his girlfriend with homicide by child abuse in the death of a toddler whose body was found encased in concrete in a trash bin.

07/08/10 - 12:20pm

Court hearing postponed for former UGA AD Evans

 An Atlanta official says a court hearing for former University of Georgia athletic director Damon Evans on a drunken driving charge has been postponed.

07/22/10 - 10:06pm
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