Jail

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

Jailers Accused Of Forcing Female Inmates To Strip For Food

Three former Pickens County correctional officers have been charged with making female inmates strip for food.

06/13/2015

File photo of handcuffs.   (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Accused Of Abandoning Child Outside Restaurant

A woman accused of abandoning her 2-year-old son outside a restaurant has been charged with cruelty to children.

02/10/2015

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

Inmate Found Dead At County Jail

A 22-year-old inmate was found dead in his cell at the Chatham County jail.

01/03/2015

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Charged With First-Degree Arson After Damaging Church

Authorities say they’ve charged a suspect with first-degree arson after a fire heavily damaged a church in Roswell, just north of Atlanta.

12/16/2014

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Boy Behind Wall Used Texts To Help Police Locate Him

A 13-year-old boy used text messages and photos to help lead police to the small compartment behind an upstairs linen closet where he was being hidden inside his father’s and stepmother’s home in the Atlanta suburbs, authorities said Monday.

12/02/2014

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

A Georgia elementary school handcuffed a 6-year-old special needs student “for his personal safety” after school officials say his “disruptive” actions caused them to restrain the first-grader.  (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/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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