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20-year-old Alicia Manigault has been charged with child cruelty after deputies rescued her infant child from the inside of her car. (Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Unattended Child Rescued From Car In Augusta

A person who heard the infant crying called police, who rescued the child and arrested the mother.

06/19/2014

This undated photo shows the death chamber at the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson. (Georgia Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Georgia Executes Murderer; First Since Botched Lethal Injection In Oklahoma

Marcus Wellons was sentenced to death in 1993 for the 1989 murder of his 15-year-old neighbor.

06/18/2014

Shelia Sherrie Joyner responded to a Craiglist ad seeking a passenger to Sarasota, Florida. The would-be driver called polivce when he learned the boy is 9 years old.  (Photo:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cops: Marietta Woman Used Craigslist To Find Driver For Her Son

Woman accused of arranging for her 9-year-old son to travel with a stanger she found on Craiglist

06/17/2014

Forsyth County sheriff says Dennis Marx was heavily armed and planned to take hostages. (JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Shooter Planned Assault On Courthouse

Forsyth County sheriff says Dennis Marx was heavily armed and planned to take hostages.

06/06/2014

Police say the victim was drugged and the two suspects planned to rob him of his jewelry. (Getty Images)

2 Charged In Death Of Man Found Lying On Couch

Police say the victim was drugged and the two suspects planned to rob him of his jewelry.

06/04/2014

Marcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts. (PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution Set For Man In 1989 Rape And Murder Of Atlanta Teen

Marcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts.

05/28/2014

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Police: Suspect In Custody After Shooting At Augusta College

One person was injured after a shooting on the campus of Paine College, say authorities.

05/05/2014

Cops say 50-year-old Jeffrey Wooten forced customers and staff at the Norcross diner into a backroom while he grabbed the cash register. (Abid Katib/ Getty Images)

Police: Man Robbed Waffle House With Pitchfork

Cops say 50-year-old Jeffrey Wooten forced customers and staff at the Norcross diner into a backroom while he grabbed the cash register.

05/02/2014

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Rashad Richey: Slavery Is Still Profitable

Who would have figured the city known for civil rights, progressive thought and boast of having the biggest entertainers in the country is also the human trafficking capitol of the world. A recently released federal […]

WAOK-AM–05/01/2014

9-year-old Willie Myrick told APD he was snatched from his driveway and so he sang "Every Praise" until the man released him. (HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Says He Was Freed After Singing Gospel Song To His Abductor

9-year-old Willie Myrick was snatched from his driveway, sang “Every Praise” until the man released him, say police.

04/23/2014

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