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Court hears more from boy held in closet

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. - Jimmy's mother and stepfather threatened to make the 12-year-old spend every night in a closet until he was 18, a court was told Monday.

05/18/10 - 4:23am

Canadian with cocaine-soaked clothing sentenced

  ATLANTA - A Canadian woman has been sentenced to three years and one month in prison on charges she tried to smuggle cocaine through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport by carrying cocaine-soaked clothing. Fifty-nine-year-old Elizabeth Louise Wyonch, of Montreal, Canada, was...

05/17/10 - 8:52pm

Ga. Tech suspends 4 amid financial investigation

ATLANTA  - Georgia Tech has suspended four employees following allegations they may have been involved in misappropriating resources from the college's Georgia Electronic Design Center to benefit a company two of them owned. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation executed search warrants on campus...

05/17/10 - 5:45pm

Four Aiken schools honored

AIKEN -- Four Aiken schools were awarded the state Education Department's Red Carpet Award this morning. Millbrook Elementary, Midland Valley High, Belvedere Elementary and North Augusta Elementary were among the 124 schools recognized statewide. The yearly award highlights family-friendly scho...

05/17/10 - 11:35am

Court rules out some life sentences for juveniles

WASHINGTON  - The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not be locked up for life without chance of parole if they haven't killed anyone. By a 5-4 vote today, the court says the Constitution requires that young people serving life sentences must at least be considered for release. The cour...

05/17/10 - 11:26am

DeKalb woman dies after police Taser

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County police say a woman who was subdued with the help of a Taser has died.

05/17/10 - 10:52am

Warrant issued in prosecuter threat

Warrants have been issued against a woman accused of threatening Assistant District Attorney Natalie Spires after a juvenile court hearing.

05/17/10 - 9:51am

Earlier argument might have sparked Apple Valley shooting

Investigators believe a late-night shooting at a birthday party on Apple Valley Drive could have been sparked by a fight earlier that day.

05/17/10 - 9:09am

Showers should soak region today

The Augusta area should benefit from scattered rainfall today as an upper-level weather system sweeps eastward.

06/01/10 - 7:33pm

Atlanta man dies in I-20 accident this morning

An Atlanta man was killed this morning in a wreck on Interstate 20 near Wheeler Road.

05/17/10 - 8:54pm
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