A Buckhead man set to die this week for killing an Atlanta cop nearly 20 years ago has requested a rib-eye steak for his last meal.
Law & Order
The State Board of Pardons and Parole will consider whether to grant clemency to a man convicted of killing an Atlanta police officer.
Gregory Paul Lawler was convicted for the 1997 murder of Atlanta Police Officer John Sowa.
The estimated number of violent crimes in the nation increased 3.9 percent in 2015 over 2014 numbers, the FBI said today.
Rioting is the new norm during the second term of the nation’s first black president, talk show host Rush Limbaugh told listeners yesterday.
The national narrative about law enforcement officers extends to Atlanta, which is making it difficult for the department to recruit, officials said at a recent gathering.
The special agent in charge of the FBI’s Atlanta Division will be joining next week’s “State of Public Safety.”
Atlanta Police Chief George Turner, Atlanta Police Foundation President Dave Wilkinson and other public safety leaders will come together Aug. 18 to discuss the “State of Public Safety” in Buckhead and Atlanta.
The state of Georgia early this morning executed John Wayne Conner for the January 1982 murder of James T. White in Telfair County.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for condemned killer John Wayne Conner.