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Feb. 23

February 23, 2012 --

DFCS acknowledges wrongdoing in child’s death Group: APS scandal cost taxpayers $10 million Court clerks’ passport profit examined Defense: Cobb DA outsourced prosecution to Glock Advocates seek lobbyist spending bill Bill would allow charging legal fees for Open Records requests Dozens of day care providers overcharging the state Dunwoody probes city council leak Wilcox Co. […]

Jan. 23

January 23, 2012 --

Documents show college merger was carefully scripted Day cares fall short of safety standards Two fired, two suspended at Augusta youth prison Whistleblower in Victor Hill indictment speaks out Suit could cost DeKalb schools millions HOPE Scholarship’s future may be more dire Atlanta to repay $363K for cheating Savannah halts funding to Entrepreneurial Center amid […]

July 8

July 8, 2011 --

Ex-Gwinnett commissioner’s indictment tossed Former Cobb EMC chief reindicted on theft, racketeering charges Hospice problems raise concerns on oversight Savannah lawmaker underreports company’s state income by $1.8M Woman claims Fulton officer blackmailed her into sex Interim sup’t takes first steps to combat APS cheating scandal Governor reopens Dougherty Co. CRCT probe

Feds indict failed bank’s lawyer for alleged $5M scam

June 24, 2011 --

A lawyer and two top executives allegedly made more than $5 million by defrauding the Stockbridge bank that employed them, prosecutors said today. Robert E. Maloney Jr., once in-house counsel for FirstCity Bank, is accused of conspiring with the bank’s president and senior loan officer to secure loans to borrowers who were buying property that one of them owned.

April 22

April 22, 2011 --

Immigration lawyer: HB87 will ‘obliterate’ Ga.’s economy Cobb ADA appeals dismissal of EMC indictment Nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle shuts down Judge to state: Look again at giant coal plant’s permit Ga. Tech professor sues for racial discrimination Failed bank’s lawsuit still pending against lawmakers Bishop Eddie Long case close to resolution Inquiry into Valdosta […]

March 10

March 10, 2011 --

DA seeking indictment of Clayton Co. finance director Road builders en route to lowest possible environmental fines Gingrich: Love of country contributed to affair. Really.

Nov. 11

November 11, 2010 --

Schools use jobs money to end furloughs, pay bonuses Title IX complaint filed against Henry County DeKalb officer’s role in crash questioned Perdue appoints panel to review Kenerly indictment Gwinnett superintendent avoids ethics investigation Study: Politics deters growth in DeKalb School boards get road map from state on ethics Columbus Parks & Rec manager faces […]

Nov. 6

November 6, 2010 --

Infighting at ATL public schools may jeopardize millions Business accused of charging Fulton Co. to bus dead people Did legislator’s wife try to derail murder trial? Worker sent pornographic e-mails on gov’t server Governor to appoint panel to review Kenerly indictment

Oct. 26

October 26, 2010 --

Gwinnett grand jury: Bannister resigned to avoid indictment More DeKalb school board candidates have arrest records Henry County says legislator owes taxpayers $25K DeKalb County faces $1.9M legal bill

Oct. 12

October 12, 2010 --

Gwinnett commission chairman avoids indictment Ga. Perimeter College violated policy for years on non-paying students Cash-strapped MARTA spent $2,600 on food for meeting Suit alleges Bishop Long defaulted on property loan

Aug. 8

August 8, 2010 --

How CRCT test scores trumped honesty Bankruptcy, successes preceded Pat Reid’s indictment Response to Athens chemical spill and fire fell short More Bibb educators caught in ethics probe

Grand jury indicts 2 top DeKalb school officials

Grand jury indicts 2 top DeKalb school officials
May 26, 2010 --

A DeKalb County grand jury today indicted former school Superintendent Crawford Lewis and Pat Reid, the district’s former chief operating officer, as well as her ex-husband, architect Tony Pope, and her secretary. The indictment alleges $80 million in fraudulently awarded construction contracts, tens of thousands of dollars in sports and theater tickets as bribes, and a taxpayer-funded stay in the Bahamas. The grand jury also charged, without elaboration, that Reid tried to blackmail Lewis.