Sally Quillian Yates

Deputy Attorney General James Cole testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee February 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Ga. Prosecutor To Be Nominated For Federal Post

President Barack Obama has announced plans to nominate a Georgia prosecutor as the next Deputy Attorney General.

2 hours ago

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Hacker Gets Prison For Cyberattack Stealing $9.4M

An Estonian man accused of orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in Atlanta.

10/24/2014

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Supporters Of Baby Injured In SWAT Raid Meet With U.S. Attorney In Atlanta

The attorney for the family of little Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh says he remains hopeful about the possibility of charges being filed in the botched drug raid that left the toddler permanently injured. After a […]

WAOK-AM–10/14/2014

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17-Time Ga. Felon Sentenced On Ammunition Charge

ATLANTA (AP) — A 17-time felon has been sentenced to 16 years and three months in prison after he was found guilty of possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. U.S Attorney Sally Quillian Yates […]

04/23/2013

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Review Finds Judge Showed No Bias

ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors say they have found no evidence that mental impairment or racial bias affected cases handled by a disgraced judge sent to prison for buying drugs with a stripper. U.S. Attorney Sally […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2012

Assistant US Attorney In Georgia Gets National Award

Atlanta (AP) — An executive assistant U.S. attorney from north Georgia has been recognized by the federal Department of Justice for her work in criminal investigations. Charysse L. Alexander received the director’s award from U.S. […]

12/12/2011

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Former DeKalb Police Officer Sentenced to Federal Prison

ATLANTA (WAOK)-A former DeKalb County police officer has been sentenced to federal prison after he pleaded guilty to a series of federal charges in July. Donald Bristol, of Lilburn, was sentenced to a year and a […]

WAOK-AM–10/19/2011

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