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Former Gov. Siegelman Seeks Release From Prison

Former Gov. Don Siegelman was to be in federal court Monday for a hearing on his request to get out of prison while he fights his 2006 bribery conviction.

12/15/2014

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Man Sentenced To Prison After ATM Skimming Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a metro Atlanta man has been sentenced to federal prison time for his role in an ATM skimming machine that involved more than 5,000 victims.

11/20/2014

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Ex-Ga. Store Owner Sentenced In WIC Voucher Fraud

Federal prosecutors say an Atlanta man has been sentenced for illegally buying government vouchers meant to support new mothers and their children.

10/31/2014

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Investment Adviser Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Nearly two years after a banker who vanished was wrongly declared dead, he was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison as he faced angry investors who lost millions of dollars entrusted to the former preacher who turned his persuasive powers into a career as an investment adviser.

10/28/2014

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Man Sentenced After Attacking, Stealing iPod From Teenager

Cobb County prosecutors say a man who stole an iPod from a teenager has been given a 20-year sentence.

10/14/2014

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Man Gets 20 Years For Gun Battle With Police At School

A gunman who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

09/16/2014

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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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