Corporal punishment: How far is too far?

...incidents we investigate require us to have discussions amongst our groups, look at pictures, consult with the district attorney's office and of course interview the child. It's rarely a quick and easy decision."Drawing blood is usually an indicator...

New England loses key defender Sealver Siliga

...lineman Ray McDonald in connection with his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced on Twitter that McDonald's court hearing Monday is delayed as an investigation continues. Prosecutors...

GBI probing fatal shooting by police in Savannah

...The shooting is still under investigation and findings will be turned over to the Eastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office. An autopsy for Smith is scheduled Friday at the GBI's crime lab in Savannah, Lang said. Details on Smith's...

Superintendent finalist comes from troubled system

...in Atlanta. Pringle and other school officials were cleared of wrongdoing. A request to the DeKalb County district attorney's office for records in the case was not immediately fulfilled.According to her superintendent application documents...

Roger Bettis' 2010 rape conviction for brutal attack at MCG in Augusta, reversed on appeal

...country have struggled over what constitutes "knowingly and intelligently" waiving the right to counsel.The district attorney's office must begin the appeal process this week.

Rants & Raves

...protecting our children.THE PUBLIC DEFENDER wrote a letter of apology and charges were dropped. Would the district attorney's office do the same for me? I can assure you the answer is no. The public defender's office will not even do their...

Police reconstruct toddler's last hours

...Michael Bowman said the department turned over Ross Harris' SUV and Cooper's car seat to investigators with the district attorney's office who conducted the "heat test."Meanwhile, a local TV station is reporting that toxicology reports from the...

Notre Dame looking at four football players in academic probe

...cause affidavit released by the Cleveland County District Attorney's office, the alleged victim told police Mixon directed...very disappointed that the Cleveland County District Attorney's office chose to charge Joe with a misdemeanor for grossly...

Family protests stun-gun death case, demands justice outside courthouse

...Harvey's sister, Alvera Harvey, said the family believes the case was not properly investigated by the district attorney's office or the sheriff's office because her brother had drugs in his system at the time of the incident.That, along...

Across Georgia

...manslaughter, cruelty to children and making false statements in the deaths of two of her children.The DeKalb County district attorney's office says a judge sentenced Angel Johnson to 35 years with 20 to serve in prison for the December 2010 deaths.Authorities...