24, Jul 2014 - Lee, GA Ga. man 11th to plead guilty in dog fighting case
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia man pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in a massive dog fighting operation and his mother pleaded not guilty to threatening a co-defendant who provided information in the case. Edward Duckworth, 39, of Decatur, Georgia, appeared in federal court in Montgomery, Alabama, and pleaded guilty to conspiracy. He admitted helping transport a dog from Georgia to Lee ...
24, Jul 2014 - Federal Judge Sends Key Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against GM Back to Georgia Court
A federal judge in Atlanta has sent an important wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors back to a Georgia court.
24, Jul 2014 - Federal judge sends key General Motors case to Georgia court
The case exposed that GM knew about the faulty switches for more than a decade but failed to recall the cars until this year.
23, Jul 2014 - Federal judge sends key GM wrongful death case back to Georgia court
DETROIT - A federal judge in Atlanta has sent an important wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors back to a Georgia court.
23, Jul 2014 - Lawyers: GM seeks bankruptcy shield from lawsuit
Lawyers for a Georgia family that is trying to reopen a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors say the company is trying to move the case to federal court so it can use bankruptcy as a shield from the claim.
22, Jul 2014 - Georgia exchange subsidies in jeopardy after court ruling
More than 190,000 Georgians are enrolled in the health insurance exchange created by the Affordable Care Act. But if a federal court ruling announced Tuesday on exchange subsidies is ultimately upheld, that Georgia number could shrink precipitously.
22, Jul 2014 - Georgia man pleads guilty in dog fighting ring
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia man has become the eleventh person to plead guilty in a dog fighting investigation stretching across four states. Thirty-nine year old Edward Duckworth of Decatur, Georgia pleaded guilty to conspiracy Wednesday in federal court in Montgomery, Alabama. He admitted to helping transport a dog from Georgia to east Alabama for a dog fight in 2012. When Duckworth and ...
21, Jul 2014 - Macon, GA Defendants in Prostitution Ring Sentenced in Federal Court
Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced that four defendants were sentenced in Macon today by the Honorable Marc T. Treadwell, United States District Court Judge, in connection with the operation of a place of prostitution and money laundering activities.
21, Jul 2014 - Dawson, GA Prescription drug ring had Cumming ties
By: Newsroom Staff ATLANTA – Six of 11 defendants, including the alleged leader, who pleaded guilty last week in federal court for their roles in a north Georgia painkiller distribution ring are from Cumming. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Georgia, the defendants took part in a scheme to obtain and sell painkillers using forged prescriptions. In a statement ...
03, Apr 2014 - Georgia Expands Simplifile E-Recording in Floyd County
The Floyd County Superior Court Clerk’s office is now accepting electronic real estate documents for recording through Simplifile, providing customers with a faster, paperless way to record documents with the county. (PRWeb April 02, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/floydcountyerecordingGA/clerksimplifile2014/prweb11727044.htm
03, Apr 2014 - Next Nasty Nomination Fight for Obama: Michael Boggs on the Hot Seat
After Republicans and seven Democratic defectors teamed up to sink the president's pick to head the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division last week, some of the president's allies are redoubling their efforts to claim a scalp of their own: Michael P. Boggs, a nominee for the District Court bench in Georgia.
03, Apr 2014 - Federal Court judge won't stop Tuesday school board election
Albany — According to reports Friday afternoon Middle District of Georgia Federal Court Judge Louis Sands did not grant an injunction for the Sumter County school board election scheduled for Tuesday; however, Sands will consider testimony heard Friday with regard to the May 20 school board election.
02, Apr 2014 - Nevada Missouri Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of Children
A Nevada, MO, man was charged in federal court with the sexual exploitation of a child after he assumed a false online identity as a woman and persuaded a teenage girl in Georgia to provide pornographic images of herself and to engage in illicit sexual activities.
02, Apr 2014 - Georgia man pleads guilty to crack distribution charge in Charleston, WV
A 30-year-old Georgia man will face 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine when he is sentenced in May on a distribution charge.
02, Apr 2014 - Former Apple store employee must stay away from Apple stores
The Georgia Supreme Court upheld a court order that a Cobb County woman with a history of mental illness is banned from going into any Apple store or contacting, stalking or harassing any former co-workers.
01, Apr 2014 - Brunswick, GA Feds say David Dinsbeer defrauded Bubba Burgers of $904,000 with help of its vice president, Richar
3 A new development that's believed to POSSIBLY be related to the unsolved murder of a south Georgia burger executive. According to investigators, Richard Hollis was shot and killed while trying to change a tire on the side of the road in Brunswick. It happened a year-and-a-half ago.