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Booking photo of Elyjah Marrow. (credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Man Killed After Gun Handled Recklessly

Police in Atlanta’s northwestern suburbs say the death of a 19-year-old man was caused when another man accidentally fired a handgun as both handled it in a way police described as recklessly.

06/26/2014

Booking photo of Justin Ross Harris. (credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged With Felony Murder After Son Died In Hot SUV For Hours

Police in suburban Atlanta say a man whose 22-month-old son died after being left in a hot SUV for hours has been charged with felony murder.

06/19/2014

Atlanta police say a 14-year-old boy showed up to Therrell High School with blood on his clothes. Investigators found the body of his 76-year-old grandmother at his home. (Getty Images)

11-Year-Old Girl’s Pregnancy Leads To Teen Being Charged With Statutory Rape

Sheriff’s officials in south Georiga say an investigation into an 11-year-old girl’s pregnancy has led to criminal charges for a teenage boy.

05/30/2014

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Rashad Richey Asks: What If Bernice King Disobeyed The Court Order?

In light of recent developments with the King children saga, I can’t help but wonder what would have happened if things had unfolded a little differently. What if Dr. Bernice King stuck to her guns […]

WAOK-AM–03/10/2014

File photo of handcuffs. (photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Arrested For Leaving 3 Kids Alone In Home

Authorities in Henderson County have arrested a man who they say left a 3-year-old, a 17-month-old and a seven-month-old alone in his home.

12/21/2013

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Two Georgia Men Accused Of Selling Fake Tickets To LSU-Alabama Game

Police say two Georgia men are accused of selling fake tickets to the LSU-Alabama football game in Tuscaloosa last weekend.

11/13/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Who Encouraged Daughter To Fight In Video Posted To YouTube Sentenced

A man who was recorded encouraging his 12-year-old daughter to fight a 14-year-old girl in a video that was uploaded to YouTube has been sentenced to 24 months in jail.

10/15/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga. Jailer Sentenced For Stealing From Inmate

A Cobb County judge has sentenced a former City of Smyrna jailer to 10 years in prison for stealing $600 from a jail inmate.

09/12/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother Of Slain Inmate Sues Prison Officials

The mother of a Georgia inmate killed during a fight in a prison cell sued in federal court Wednesday, accusing prison officials of violating her son’s civil rights.

09/04/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Search Underway For Inmate Accused Of Escape

Authorities in are searching for an inmate they say escaped from a jail in south Georgia.

09/04/2013

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