Atlanta Police Chief Richard Pennington undercut an oversight board by refusing to discipline uncooperative officers, the board’s chairman complained Thursday. Pennington had promised to penalize employees who don’t cooperate with the Citizen Review Board, but Pennington’s directive only calls for discipline if an officer doesn’t show up when the board asks them to. Many officers have been appearing with an attorney but refusing to answer questions.
Clayton sheriff hunts for badges: barbers, pastors, Pep Boys employee among recipients No new patients being admitted to Central State Hospital Ethics Commision finds itself under investigation
Report: Georgia’s tax system hits poorest Bank regulators complicit in slow recovery Hartwell mayor-elect arrested on DUI charge Court of Appeals upholds immunity for ex-DA Hodges Attorneys criticize feds’ handling of Columbus money-laundering case Bridal shop owner found guilty, gets 30 days’ probation Fired White County manager may land SC job
Fayette County hospital struggles with food scores Ellijay bank suspends, CEO, 2 others, pending investigation Jackson schools’ deficit attracts state scrutiny Horgan appeals ethics ruling on pot possession
America’s newset land baron: FDIC Longtime collections firm dissolves amid client lawsuits Some say Broun mailing misleading Family searching for help after insurer files bankruptcy Hotel-motel tax misuse by Buford triggers scrutiny ATL officials win ruling on airport ad deal Former officer is third to sue Pendergrass
Critical ATL 911 calls put on hold SEC staff targets Beazer Homes CEO over bonus pay Mom: Northside Hospital to blame for son’s suicide DeKalb police under fire for Taser purchase Bibb radio system on last legs
Critics say private probation punishes poor unfairly Ga. jobs created by stimulus overstated Lottery staff gets bigger bonuses After Pennington: ATL should audit its crime stats Opinion: Another reason to be skeptical of water group Test-tampering cases routine for Georgia panel
DeKalb County schools’ multimillion-dollar damage suit over construction cost overruns may be undermined by a criminal probe of school contracts. Lawyers for a fired construction management firm, Heery/Mitchell, are scheduled to question the schools’ chief operating officer, Pat Pope, on Wednesday. Heery/Mitchell wants to hear what Pope knows about a criminal investigation of her handling of school construction contracts.
Pennington: APD officers not required to testify before citizen board Ex-Glynn superintendent named in cheating scandal National experts will review Atlanta schools’ test scores City worker says sludge made him sick Chatsworth police investigating bullying allegations after teen’s suicide No answers 2 months after Glynn police shooting School board governance still priority for business Effort […]
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 […]
Over a decade-long period, AstraZeneca paid Chicago’s Michael Reinstein nearly half a million dollars to promote their antipsychotic. However, internal emails show that executives had doubts about Reinstein’s claim that their drug, Seroquel, helped patients lose weight.
Georgia law enforcement agencies looked somewhat less than law-abiding when student journalists asked for public records, the Georgia First Amendment Foundation reported this week. Authorities refused students’ requests, charged them excessive fees and grilled them on why they wanted the information. One sheriff complained to the president of Mercer University.