For the third time in less than six months, a North Carolina inmate was exonerated by DNA evidence and freed after spending decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction.
Federal prosecutors say two men have been sentenced on sex trafficking charges.
DeKalb County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to prison time in the shooting of an off-duty Atlanta police officer.
Cobb County prosecutors say a man who took $255 during an armed robbery has been sentenced to life in prison.
Federal prosecutors say an Atlanta man has been sentenced to serve more than two years in prison for fraudulently accepting VA and Social Security benefits on behalf of a recipient who died in 1997.
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.
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.
Federal prosecutors say an Atlanta man has been sentenced for illegally buying government vouchers meant to support new mothers and their children.
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.
Cobb County prosecutors say a man who stole an iPod from a teenager has been given a 20-year sentence.