Across the region

...homicide, but could not say how they were killed. No arrests have been made.Both bodies were taken to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab for autopsies.Homeowner says he shot, killed intruderSIMPSONVILLE, S.C. - Simpsonville police...

GBI budget proposals won't speed local investigations, coroners say

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is asking the Legislature to raise salaries for medical examiners at its state morgue near Atlanta and to boost the facility's...

Money needed for medical examiners, gang-proof prisons

...law enforcement agency heads.A 12 percent pay raise for physicians who conduct forensic autopsies for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will help the agency stay competitive with salaries in neighboring states and stem the loss of experienced...

Family waited 26 years to report woman missing

...until March 20, 1988, that her skeletal remains were found in the Goose Pond community, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. A couple who stopped along County Road 190 to view a beaver in a swamp found the skeleton inside a canvas...

Death investigations are an emotional challenge, coroners say

...to help."Bowen stayed with the children for more than eight hours while autopsies were performed at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab on Phinizy Road.When he escorted the bodies back to the funeral home, he told the director...

Georgia child deaths up, report says

...recommending 278 more in his budget proposal for next year. Last year, he also transferred the commission to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and convinced lawmakers to make the investigation of child deaths a priority for the GBI.GBI Director Vernon...

No violent past for Ga. police chief who shot wife

...three-decade history in law enforcement were bound for intense scrutiny. While his wife recovers, agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and a local prosecutor are conducting a criminal probe and examining his career. He also faces an internal...

Ga. lawyer arrested in $500,000 theft

...Superior Court judge, Sheriff Alvie Kight said Wednesday.The arrest came after an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Middle Judicial Circuit District Attorney's office, Kight said.Eve Rodgers, special agent in...

UGA student shot, killed

...about.His homicide is being investigated by the Athens-Clarke County and UGA police departments and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction...

1 dead after accident involving tractor-trailer in Martinez

...attempting to connect the trailer to a truck when he became pinned underneath.An autopsy will take place at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Atlanta at a later date.