An 18-year-old serving time for armed robbery is still at large, the last of five inmates who escaped Friday night from the Augusta Youth Development Campus.
A teenager accused of killing a fellow inmate at the Augusta Youth Development Campus was sentenced to 17 years in prison.
ATLANTA — After overhauling its adult criminal justice system to provide alternative sentences and reduce skyrocketing prison costs, the state is turning its attention to the juvenile system.
At least two deaths a year have occurred on the 15-mile stretch since 1995. Traffic engineers and deputies say there are numerous reasons for the number of fatalities.
The case of Michael Everidge, who was indicted in February in connection with November's death of Jade Holder, 19, could go to trial at summer's end.
The facility graduated three students with GEDs and one with a college certificate Friday but later learned of the death of one of their teachers in a car accident.
According to sheriff officials, a woman pulled her 2010 Honda Accord from a private drive off Mike Padgett Highway into the path of a 2005 Ford pickup traveling northbound near Marvin Griffin Road.
Remember that popular quote: All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
Bond was denied Friday for Michael Everidge, who is charged with murder in connection with the death of another inmate at Augusta's Youth Development Campus.
Georgia's commissioner for the Department of Juvenile Justice introduced a new directors and assistants for Augusta's YDC on Friday.
Another employee was put on paid suspension Friday at the Augusta Youth Development Campus.
A Richmond County grand jury has indicted Michael Jerod Everidge on murder charges in the November beating at the Augusta Youth Development Campus that left Jade Holder dead.
The state Department of Juvenile Justice commissioner announced yet another firing at the Augusta Youth Development Campus on Tuesday evening.
A representative from the Department of Juvenile Justice was in Augusta Saturday to speak abut the changes and upheaval at the Augusta Youth Development Campus.
The latest YDC firing as part of a continuing state investigation came Thursday, but it was in Columbus, not Augusta.
Two more Augusta Youth Development officers were fired for staff policy violations during an ongoing investigation at the facility.
ATLANTA - A team of 20 GBI agents has been conducting staff interviews since 5 a.m. Tuesday at the Augusta Youth Development Campus, where a 19-year-old was beaten to death in November.
An employee who was placed on suspension at the Augusta Youth Development Campus the day after a youth was beaten to death in his cell has been fired.
Two more staff members have been fired from the Augusta Youth Development Campus, including the recreation director who was let go for sexual misconduct just days after a sexual assault was ...
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to assist in the investigation of a sexual assault on a teen at the Augusta Youth Development Campus.