Attorneys for a man charged with killing a Pendergrass police officer in December want to restrict the use of the word “murder” during an upcoming trial.
Articles by Todd DeFeo
A city police officer shot and killed a 22-year-old convicted felon after he ran away from police and, according to authorities, flashed a loaded handgun at officers pursuing him.
Barrow County commissioners voted 4-2 Tuesday night to spend taxpayer dollars to cover the legal fees an anonymous resident incurred when he sued the government over a Ten Commandments display at the courthouse in Winder.
Funding to the tune of $1.32 million will go toward studying the proposed Interstate 3 between Savannah and Knoxville, Tenn., under legislation the U.S. House of Representatives was expected to approve late Thursday night.
A Ten Commandments display in the Barrow County Courthouse, which was the subject of a nearly two-year legal battle, has been quietly removed, in compliance with a federal court order.
An armed robbery suspect who a Banks County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed Monday morning was wanted by police in Easley, S.C., for a string of armed robberies at fast food restaurants there, authorities said.
A cigarette or static electricity may be to blame for a fatal explosion at an oil facility in this south Jackson County city Sunday night, authorities said Monday, but state officials considered the incident to be an accident.
The concept of a regional jail, which could house inmates from several Athens-area counties, appears to be dead.
Authorities responding to a call of shots fired stumbled on what they say was a cockfighting and rooster breeding operation in the city of Arcade.
Investigators searching for a Winterville woman missing since July 2002 found human remains Monday in the general location where her former boyfriend claimed he buried her body more than two years ago, authorities said.