Sneiderman Charged in Husband's Death
Andrea Sneiderman has been charged with murder, insurance fraud and perjury in connection with the shooting death of her husband, Rusty Sneiderman.
The indictments were announced by DeKalb County’s District Attorney Robert James Thursday.
"We seek justice for anyone who lost a loved one in DeKalb County," James said. Read more...
Kennesaw Man Disappears in Mountains
Authorities in Rabun County are looking for a Kennesaw man who went missing while in the North Georgia mountains.
Masters reportedly liked to hike in the area of Tallulah Falls, and his unoccupied Jeep Cherokee was found last Thursday at the end of Kelsey Mountain Road, which is where he likely had been hiking, the newspaper reports. Read more...
Openly Gay Judge Elected
Attorney Jane Morrison won her nonpartisan race for a seat on the Fulton County State Court Tuesday, making her one of the first openly gay judges in the state.
Morrison garnered 61 percent of the vote to Magistrate Judge Melynee Leftridge's 39 percent. The seat became open when Judge Brenda Cole retired after 14 years on the bench.
Morrison's partner is Fulton County Commissioner Joan Garner, who on Sunday blasted a new 30-second automated robocall to Fulton County voters.
On the call, Garner stated, “I’m calling you and your neighbors to ask you to join me in voting for Jane Morrison for State Court judge. Jane’s fair and honest and will do a great job for everyone and Fulton County.” Read more...
Prosthetic Leg Returned to 6-Year-Old
It had been at the Watkinsville police station for about a week and a half, and on Thursday morning, a found child-size prosthetic leg was returned to its rightful owner: a 6-year-old boy.
Man Accused in Child's Death Found
A man accused of murdering a Lawrenceville child more than five years ago has been arrested in Mexico.
On June 21, 2008, arrest warrants for Christian Vasquez were obtained, charging him with the murder of a 3-year-old girl at a home on Stillwater Lane in unincorporated Lawrenceville.
Authorities finally caught up with Vasquez on Tuesday in Puebla, Mexico. Read more...