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.
A high-ranking Department of Defense employee who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe from an Afghanistan-based contractor was sentenced to 20 months in prison for his crime.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) – A state investigation into the Muscogee County Prison is revealing allegations of gross misconduct by the staff, sexual relationships that may have led to preferential treatment and mistreatment of inmates. The […]
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A 40-year-old Marietta woman has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison after prosecutors said she preyed on consumers who were in debt as part of a multimillion dollar […]
ATLANTA- (WAOK) Prisoners serving time for crack cocaine offenses may get a break in their sentence. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says prisoners who do not have long arrest records and whose crimes did not […]
Hemy Neuman the man accused of murdering Dunwoody father Russell Sneiderman has pleaded not guilty. Neuman was taken into custody January 4th. Neuman maintains that he is innocent and did not shoot Sneiderman in November. Details about the case continue to […]
Amador Cortes-Meza will be spending time behind bars. Cortes-Meza was sentenced to 40 years in prison, after he was caught trafficking young women into Atlanta as sex slaves. The girls, some as young as fourteen, were […]