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Feb. 5

February 6, 2011 --

Report: APD officers unfamiliar with constitutional protections DeKalb DA continues probe after judge steps down Bill would let DOT off the hook for environmental fines

Ex-judge under scrutiny for possibly intervening in child support case

February 4, 2011 --

DeKalb County State Court Judge Barbara J. Mobley, who resigned today, allegedly misused her power to help herself, her church and a male companion, investigators say. News reports had raised questions about Mobley’s travel and possible misuse of state crime computers, but new court filings include an allegation that Mobley intervened in a child support case so a male companion could go with her on an overseas trip.

Feb. 4

February 4, 2011 --

DeKalb principal unenrolled students before CRCT Police chief’s daughter failed breath test, but no arrest Body parts stolen, sold for cash Bishop Eddie Long and Ephren Taylor Speaker’s son interning for top lobbying firm Lobbyists drop $250K+ on lawmakers in January Winning election a ticket for freebies Clayton schools’ security chief pleads guilty APS school […]

Feb. 3

February 3, 2011 --

Ga. faces challenges caring for mentally ill Ruling could cost DeKalb schools millions more in legal fees DebtOne to pay $448K in fines, restitution Savannahians demand better scrutiny of LNG trucking Columbia Co. commissioner indicted on molestation charges Transgender worker fired by state awaits ruling

Feb. 2

February 2, 2011 --

Land deals crumble into cries of fraud AT&T accused of iPhone data overcharges Staff payroll under Deal up 30% Proposal would limit lobbying by agencies

Fired arborist settles whistleblower suit against ATL

February 2, 2011 --

Fired Atlanta arborist Tom Coffin settled his whistleblower suit against City Hall on Tuesday, just before his case was scheduled to go to trial, his lawyers say. Under the deal, the city admits no blame and Coffin gets his pension back and $165,000 in damages and fees, lawyers Gerry Weber and Brian Spears announced today. The City Council still must approve the settlement.

Feb. 1

February 1, 2011 --

DeKalb judge quits amid probe Immigration enforcement program catches mainly misdemeanants, traffic offenders Hall Co. Commission chairman cleared of allegations

What do wining-&-dining lobbyists really want?

What do wining-&-dining lobbyists really want?
January 31, 2011 --

About 180 times last year, state disclosures show, a lobbyist gave House Speaker David Ralston something: A meal, a drink, a round of golf, a family trip to Europe. We know these lobbyists spent about $35,000 on the speaker in 2010. What we don’t know is much more significant: What did they want from him? Most lobbyists never answer that question, and Georgia doesn’t really make them.

Jan. 31

January 31, 2011 --

Bishop Long tries to get members’ lost money back