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Oct. 31

October 31, 2011 --

Homeless shelter alleges conspiracy to shut it down Former CEO accused of targeting churchgoers 2 women accused Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior Savannah Riverkeeper says it’s closing in on source of fish kill

March 9

March 9, 2011 --

Ex-Ga. Tech profs indicted for conspiracy to defraud state Ga. health plan in $250M hole Ch. 2 probes judge’s DUI backlog Proposed state tax break worth millions to Delta 11th Circuit reverses judge on nepotism law

Ex-hospital CEO convicted of Medicaid fraud to fund $6M parachute

Ex-hospital CEO convicted of Medicaid fraud to fund $6M parachute
December 9, 2010 --

Former Thomasville hospital CEO Ken Beverly was convicted of Medicaid fraud on Wednesday, two years after he cashed out with a $6.3 million retirement package. The feds charged Beverly and the hospital’s ex-CFO fabricated records so Archbold could collect more Medicaid money. In doing so, a federal prosecutor said, large pensions were “first and foremost on their minds.”

Jan. 17

January 17, 2010 --

Contractors slow to spend stimulus dollars weatherizing homes Does Georgia’s gang law really help fight gang crime? Augusta department heads could bail out with tidy sum Camden County fuel fraud, conspiracy details emerge

Jan. 13

January 13, 2010 --

Grady medical director resigns over safety issues CO of Navy Supply Corps School fired Roy Barnes’ backing of 2000 law a bonanza for his gubernatorial campaign Violations uncovered at assisted-living facilities 2009 a record year for EPA enforcement in Southeast Conspiracy rumors fly over DeKalb school investigation Watchdog: ‘Timing is right’ for ethics bills

Ex-Dodge sheriff charged with buying votes with cash, liquor & drugs

September 26, 2009 --

Cash, alcohol and — gasp! — drugs were used to buy votes on behalf of former Dodge County Sheriff Lawton Douglas in 2004, a federal indictment alleges. Douglas, who served one term and was defeated for re-election last year, and two others will be arraigned Thursday in Dublin on vote-buying charges. He faces up to 30 years in prison.

Tim Madison

Tim Madison
May 31, 2009 --

Madison built a reputation as a tough guy over 24 years as Piedmont Circuit district attorney (Jackson, Banks and Barrow counties). He got caught billing Banks County for salary expenses that the state was already paying and helping his wife double-dip on two jobs in his office. He kept about $40,000 for himself, buying a […]