24, Apr 2014 - Gov. Deal visits Columbus, signs bills assisting veterans and military families
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal made a stop National Infantry Museum in the Fountain City on Tuesday, April 15. Gov. Deal signed into law legislation that allows any court with jurisdiction over criminal cases to establish veterans court divisions (Senate Bill 320).
23, Apr 2014 - Savannah, GA US man pleads guilty to armed bank robbery
Atlanta, Apr 8 : Charles Johnson, III, 27, of Savannah, Georgia, pled guilty last week before United States District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield to the armed bank robbery of the Savannah Bank branch located at 100 Chatham Parkway on July 11, 2013.
23, Apr 2014 - Top News
A federal court has sentenced a Georgia woman after pleading guilty late last year in a double brokering scheme.
23, Apr 2014 - 3 Atlanta couples challenge Ga. gay marriage ban
Three same-sex couples and one widow are taking on Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. Lambda Legal plans to file the lawsuit on behalf of seven people and seeks class-action status. They plan to sue the state registrar and clerks of the Gwinnett and Fulton county probate courts. Channel 2’s Kerry Kavanaugh spoke to the couples about the reason they wanted to be the face of this ...
23, Apr 2014 - Computer bug bogs down immigration courts
Computer glitches are bedeviling federal immigration courts in Georgia and across the nation, a problem that could delay deportation cases, keep people locked up longer and drive up taxpayer costs for their detention, said local immigration attorneys.
23, Apr 2014 - Columbus city leaders okay grant to help reduce school suspensions
The Office of Crime Prevention reports the Muscogee County School District ranks in the top 20 in Georgia for the number of out-of- school suspensions. Columbus City Council voted today on a $31,000 grant to reduce the suspension rate in the district. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy has the details.
22, Apr 2014 - Lawsuit challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on gay marriage to be filed in federal court
ATLANTA — A gay rights group says it plans to file a federal lawsuit in Atlanta to challenge the state of Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
22, Apr 2014 - Suit Challenging Ga. Gay Marriage Ban to Be Filed
Lawsuit challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on gay marriage to be filed in federal court
22, Apr 2014 - Lawsuit Challenging Ga. Gay Marriage Ban Filed
Lawsuit challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on gay marriage filed in federal court
21, Apr 2014 - Attorney: Family Of Camera Assistant Killed In 'Midnight Rider' Train Shoot Preparing Lawsu
A lawyer for the family of a camera assistant killed by a train while working on a movie set in coastal Georgia says he’s preparing a lawsuit. Sarah Jones, 27, of Atlanta, died Feb. 20 while working on the set of the Allman Brothers biopic “Midnight Rider.” Jeff Harris of the Savannah law firm...
20, Apr 2014 - Georgia man pleads guilty to child pornography charge in federal court
A Georgia man caught in a wide-reaching child pornography probe pleaded guilty to a single count of receipt of child pornography in federal court in New Orleans on Wednesday.Christopher Jamieson, 31, of Douglasville, Ga., entered his plea before U.S. District...
20, Apr 2014 - Georgia man charged with kidnapping man found at Anthony, Texas truck stop
A Georgia man has been indicted in El Paso federal court on charges he allegedly kidnapped another man in February.
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.
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.
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 - 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.
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.
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.