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Inmate Escapes From Prison Work Camp

Federal prison officials say an inmate has escaped from a minimum security work camp in Atlanta.

06/28/2014

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Ex-Minister Sentenced In Check Cashing Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a former minister has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison in a check cashing scheme.

06/27/2014

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Georgia Woman Convicted Of Perjury Out Of Prison

A woman convicted of lying during the investigation of her husband’s killing outside an Atlanta-area preschool was released from prison early Monday, Georgia officials say.

06/16/2014

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DA: Atlanta Man Convicted In Killing Over Parking

Prosecutors say a 33-year-old Atlanta man has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison without parole for a 2012 killing following a dispute over a parking space.

06/14/2014

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Dentist Sentenced In Tax Evasion Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a dentist convicted in a tax evasion scheme has been ordered to serve time in prison and pay restitution.

04/30/2014

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Real Talk: The Prison Industrial Complex

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey, our special guests Sheriff Richard Langford and Attorney Wayne Kendallstopped by to discuss the Prison Industrial Complex. The term Prison Industrial Complex is derived from the government using […]

WAOK-AM–04/10/2014

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Man Convicted Of Beating, Choking Wife To Death

A metro Atlanta man has been found guilty of beating and choking his wife to death in their Smyrna home in 2012.

03/29/2014

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Former High School Teacher Sentenced After Having Sex With Multiple Students

A former high school teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex with multiple students.

02/25/2014

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High Court: Inmates Have Right To Legal Resources

A Georgia Supreme Court ruling reinforces inmates’ rights to access prison libraries and legal assistance.

02/24/2014

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Nun Gets Nearly 3 Years In Prison For Nuke Protest

An 84-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists will learn Tuesday whether they will spend the next six to nine years in prison.

02/20/2014

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