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April 22-28, 2013

April 28, 2013 --

Georgia law conceals information on child deaths VA hospital promises changes after audit claims mismanagement in 3 deaths Some immigrants spend weeks in solitary confinement Georgia ranks near bottom on hospital infections FAA: UPS flew improperly maintained cargo planes Regulation of fertilizer plants spotty in Georgia Parents: Police botched son’s homicide investigation Ex-judge accused by […]

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.

Feb. 23

February 23, 2011 --

Failed federal system freed suspect in child deaths Concern over high medication rate among foster kids Gwinnett judge billed county $1M+ Boy died during DFCS pursuit Audit: ATL mismanaged stimulus funds Senate Democrats on Sunday sales bill: ‘Rules? What rules?’ Cobb exceeded funds transfer limits Sherrod: Feds ignored warning about blogger’s video

Feb. 12

February 12, 2011 --

DFCS investigating 4 child deaths Bill seeks more accountability for struggling public defender system Mediation could end Eddie Long’s legal woes Synovus sued for fraud after NC golf development fizzles Feds: Ex-ATL cops lied about being on gamblers’ payroll DeKalb sheriff suspends 39 deputies for snow absences Austin Scott divorce papers now public