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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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Man Enticing Child Into Sexual Activity Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Federal prosecutors say a man busted in an undercover child sex sting has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

02/20/2014

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Man Gets 30 Years In Shooting Of Atlanta Officer

A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the shooting of an Atlanta police officer nearly two years ago.

02/19/2014

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Accused Pimp Gets Life In Sex Trafficking Case

A federal judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for his role in coordinating what prosecutors say was a sex trafficking ring that forced women into prostitution and traded them like slaves between Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.

02/19/2014

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Man Gets 3 Years For Throwing Dog Off Balcony

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Georgia man to three years in prison for throwing a dog off a motel’s second-floor balcony. Cobb County Judge Steven Schuster imposed the sentence Friday on Marcell […]

02/08/2014

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Ga. Officials Urge Businesses To Hire Ex-prisoners

The top federal prosecutor in northern Georgia and the state’s governor say the state and federal governments need to focus on helping former prisoners readjust to life outside prison.

02/05/2014

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2 Inmates Found Guilty For Killing Fellow Inmate

Federal prosecutors say two prison inmates have been found guilty in a racially-motivated murder at a facility in Atlanta.

02/05/2014

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Ex-Ga. Police Officer Admits To Drug Conspiracy

Federal prosecutors say an ex-police officer has pleaded guilty to conspiring to deliver more than five kilograms of cocaine.

01/22/2014

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