Georgia Department of Corrections officials say an inmate has escaped from a work detail program, prompting lockdowns at two nearby schools.
A former federal prison doctor has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting inmates who came to him for treatment.
A former Brooks County sheriff has been sentenced to just over a year in prison for stealing money from the county.
ATLANTA (WAOK)-National and local NAACP officials will join civil rights activists and local elected officials in Atlanta on Monday to rally for the freedom of John McNeil. McNeil, a successful African American businessman in Cobb […]
A 39-year-old former Phenix City man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a six-year-old girl in Russell County more than 13 years ago and has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
An Illinois man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for mailing false bomb threats to four metro Atlanta schools.
A metro Atlanta man has been sentenced after prosecutors say he falsely told investigators he was hired by terrorists to build a weapon to use on a passenger airplane.
Two ex-Army officers are facing charges of stealing more than $2.7 million from the U.S. government while serving in Saudi Arabia.
Lance Brown was hungry and homeless, so he decided to get thrown in jail by hurling a brick through a glass door at the Columbus courthouse building.
A Georgia inmate who was hospitalized after he was beaten while handcuffed is claiming in federal court that the “deliberate, sadistic and malicious” attack by prison guards was part of a broader pattern of illegal conduct by authorities.