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Maria Boynton
May 02, 2018 - 1:48 pm
"Guns just don't go off", says Chief Fulton County Assistant District Attorney Clint Rucker. He and his team apparently convinced a jury of that last week when the panel returned guilty verdicts on 4 counts against Atlanta lawyer Claud "Tex" McIver in the murder of his wife Diane. According to...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:12 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Police and prosecutors in Georgia say they're reviewing the arrest of a former football player whose lawyers say officers used excessive force. Video circulated online last week of the Dec. 2 arrest of Desmond Marrow in a shopping center parking lot in McDonough, just south of...
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Maria Boynton
April 30, 2018 - 3:45 pm
It's been a week since 25 year old Chikesia Clemons entered into an exchange of words with an employee of a Saraland, Alabama, Waffle House restaurant that resulted in her being arrested. The exchange was apparently over Clemons and a friend wanting to know why they were being charged $0.50 cents...
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Maria Boynton
April 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
TV icon Bill Cosby has been found guilty of all 3 counts of sexual assault against him. A jury in Norristown, PA, deliberated for more than 14 days over two days before reaching a verdict. Cosby, who is 80 years old, was convicted of aggravatd indecent assault for drugging and assaulting Andrea...
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Maria Boynton
April 24, 2018 - 6:53 pm
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore says "I'm sad for the city, and for what we're going through." Moore is referring to reports, by Atlanta television station Fox 5, that former Mayor Kasim Reed paid out more than $500,000 in bonuses and contest winnings during his last year in office. As...
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Maria Boynton
April 24, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Atlanta attorney Claud "Tex" McIver could be headed to prison for the rest of his life. That's among the sentencing options, with the decision to be announced on May 23. Monday, a 12-person panel of 7 women and 5 men, found McIver guilty of the September 2016 shooting death of his wife Diane. They...
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Maria Boynton
April 18, 2018 - 5:15 pm
Former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is apparently working to produce documents that have been requested by federal prosecutors. It was January 2017 when I asked then-Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed what, if any role, he played in the ongoing cash-for-contracts federal investigation, he told me "the role I...
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April 17, 2018 - 5:34 pm
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Immigrant rights advocates say a private company that runs a Georgia immigration detention center forces detainees to do manual labor for very little money in a scheme to maximize profits. Immigrant rights groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against CoreCivic Inc., which has...
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March 09, 2018 - 10:52 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a man set for execution next week are asking Georgia’s parole board to spare his life, arguing that newly discovered evidence raises doubts about their client’s guilt. Carlton Gary, who’s known as the “stocking strangler,” is scheduled to die March 15 by injection of the...
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Maria Boynton
March 05, 2018 - 10:34 pm
According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, the state is among the top 11 states with the most deaths from prescription opioid overdose. Opioids are medicines used to help reduce pain. They also include the illegal drug heroin and fentanyl, which is a synthetic opioid. Fulton County...
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