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The Hardest Cases: When Children Die, Justice Can Be Elusive

The Hardest Cases: When Children Die, Justice Can Be Elusive
July 5, 2011 --

A joint investigation by ProPublica, PBS “Frontline” and NPR looks into nearly two dozen cases in which people were accused of killing children based on flawed forensic opinions and then later cleared. Among them: Melonie Ware, acquitted at a DeKalb County retrial in 2009 after spending more than a year in jail for the alleged murder of a 9-month-old boy she was babysitting.

July 3

July 4, 2010 --

Are Cobb top cop’s Vietnam medals real? NewTown hires Macon legislator to consult on SPLOST vote GBI will investigate Gwinnett chairman’s arrest DeKalb CEO visited HQ of ambulance firm hired by county Clayton candidate says ethics case ‘non-issue’

May 15

May 15, 2010 --

Allegations show Griffin Circuit judiciary system run amok Study: Delta rarely rewards frequent flyers Thousands of non-profits lose their tax status today Official: Injured athlete waited 17 minutes for ambulance

May 13

May 13, 2010 --

Sheriff obtains warrant for illegal KSU student Ga. chancellor resists call to check students’ immigrant status Homeowners sue to halt Fulton property tax bills DeKalb school offices include $2,000 chairs DeKalb investigating ambulance delays Fayette schools awarded technology sale to highest bidder Judge reinstates $3.6M libel judgment against former Forsyth sheriff Acquitted kindergarten teacher’s lawyers pushing […]

Nov. 13

November 13, 2009 --

Driving to Macon: $10.60; flying to Macon with Michael Adams, $1,363.64 Liquidated Ga. insurer pulled coverage at expense of badly injured customers Money questions plague fired Fulton housing director Juveniles caught and released within minutes Judge holds Fulton DA Howard in contempt Probe launched into Cobb school calendar change Whistleblower: Ambulance breakdowns happen often Taxpayers […]