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Ga. at risk for locking up runaways, truants

Ga. at risk for locking up runaways, truants
January 13, 2012 --

They are runaways, truants, curfew violators, underage smokers and drinkers. They’re called status offenders because their actions are only an issue due to their status as juveniles; if an adult did the same thing, it wouldn’t be a crime. Now, a report commissioned by the Governor’s Office for Children and Families warns that Georgia could lose $2 million a year in federal funding if it continues locking them up at current rates.

Jan. 12

January 12, 2012 --

Airport manager asked for names of disqualified bidders Fulton County not quite as bloated as detractors claim DA investigating MARTA cop who shot teen Homeless lived along downtown ledge cleared out on short notice Cobb EMC’s pursuit cools on coal-fired power plant EPA: Georgia plant is biggest greenhouse gas producer Wilkinson Co. tax commissioner facing […]

Jan. 11

January 11, 2012 --

DeKalb convenes grand jury to probe possible watershed corruption Second time a charm for two airport concession bidders City loses court hearing in battle over airport concession case Fayette Co. school board settles voting lawsuit with NAACP

Jan. 10

January 10, 2012 --

State Patrol: ‘Corrections will be made’ after crash that killed Braves trainer’s wife Airport concessions director had past ties to 3 winning bidders ATL school board member accused of meddling with contracts Position still vacant year after ‘love offering’ magistrate’s reappointment rescinded Special prosecutor named to consider charges against ex-Judge Amanda Williams

Jan. 9

January 9, 2012 --

Some mentally disabled lose services Poor, but feeding the rich, in Atlanta Augusta still paying outside law firms

Supremes reinstate dismissed DeKalb fire captain

Supremes reinstate dismissed DeKalb fire captain
January 9, 2012 --

A DeKalb County fire captain won his job back today as the Georgia Supreme Court ruled CEO Burrell Ellis must abide by decisions of a hearing officer, the county’s Merit System Council and a Superior Court judge. Capt. Sell Caldwell III was one of several firefighters who were dismissed after a fatal 2010 house fire in Dunwoody.