Jail

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

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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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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

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