Across Georgia

...to the county jail Monday after resigning Nov. 3 during an investigation by the sheriff's office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, The Gainesville Times reported.Burtch, 46, worked as a clerk in the Hall County Jail for seven years...

Across the region

...Savannah-Chatham metropolitan police Chief Joseph Lumpkin said Friday that the Georgia State Patrol and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation would help bolster his force.The chief said state troopers will assume some patrol duties in parts of Savannah...

Man tells police he killed mom, burned house in Augusta

...extinguished the flames and was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:50 p.m.The body will be sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta for an autopsy Monday.Investigators remained on the scene for hours after the fire...

Coroner suggests possible medical problem might be linked to fiery Burke County car crash

...The body, which was burned beyond recognition after the vehicle crashed and caught fire, was taken to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab for an autopsy. Burke County sheriff's Sgt. Dedric Smith said Tuesday it could be weeks...

Burke County police investigate suspicious death

...officials have made contact with someone who might confirm the victim's identity.The body was sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta for an autopsy expected to take place Monday.Police are still asking anyone missing...

Slaying with Edgefield link remains mystery

...burned and extracting DNA is sometimes a little cumbersome when you've got a body that heavily disfigured," Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent Mike Ayers said. The body was found Sept. 28 in a wooded area near Lake Russell off Georgia Highway...

Police and steroids: Hard to control, hard to prove

An investigation into possible steroid use by police officers is new territory for both the Richmond County Sheriff's Office and local GBI agents, but the problem is a national one, reported many times a year.

NC woman, 77, dies in Okefenokee Swamp

The death of an elderly North Carolina woman killed Saturday in a boating accident in the Okefenokee Swamp is under investigation by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

2 dead, 1 arrested after Burke County shooting

...County early Sunday, officials say.Sometime after 3:30 a.m., Burke County sheriff's deputies and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation were called to the former site of Club Dynasty at 346 Lawson Road, according to a news release from Sgt...

Coroner's office investigating suspicious death

...at the scene, though Bowen said the cause of death was not immediately apparent. The body was sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta on Wednesday for an autopsy that was scheduled for Thursday, he said.No other details...