Legal

March 05, 2018 - 8:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court is instructing judges, lawyers and others to come up with a rule to prevent unnecessary delays in the criminal appeals process after seeing many cases that languished for 10 years or longer. The rare directive from the Georgia Supreme Court came Monday in an...
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February 23, 2018 - 12:22 pm
Federal prosecutors sentenced a penitentiary inmate to an extra year and six months in prison for working with his fiancée to run a taxi service for inmates and smuggle contraband. Deldrick D. Jackson was already serving a ten-year eight-month sentence for conspiring to distribute cocaine and...
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February 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Police in Atlanta believe an unknown suspect randomly picked targets in separate shootings that injured two drivers, causing one of them to crash. Atlanta police Capt. Andrew Senzer tells news outlets the victims in the Thursday morning shooting don’t know each other, but both recall...
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February 22, 2018 - 4:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With Georgia having experienced a spike in both fatal crashes and auto insurance premiums, legislators advanced a proposal to make it illegal to hold a cellphone while driving. By a non-unanimous voice vote, a House committee on Wednesday voted in favor of a bill by Rep. John Carson...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A proposal that would allow religious adoption agencies in Georgia to refuse to work with same-sex couples has passed the Senate Judiciary Committee. The contentious “religious liberties” bill passed the committee Tuesday by a vote of 5-2 and could soon face a vote before the full...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The governor and lawmakers have announced a proposal to slash income taxes in Georgia in response to federal tax changes passed in December. Republican Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday unveiled what he called one of the largest income tax reforms in Georgia’s history. The governor’s...
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R. Kelly evicted
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February 21, 2018 - 11:45 am
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Court documents show R&B singer R. Kelly has been evicted from two Atlanta-area homes over unpaid rent. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday that Feb. 13 filings with the Fulton County magistrate court show Kelly owes more than $31,000 in past due payments to SB...
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Real Talk with Rashad Richey
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
May 05, 2017 - 12:54 pm
Should laughing in any scenario result in a criminal offense, apparently and the sentence that may go along with it.
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