Ex-Deputy Sentenced To Life For Raping Illegal Immigrant

MARIETTA, Ga. — A former Cobb County deputy was sentenced to life in prison for raping an illegal immigrant.Former Cobb deputy Jason Bill faced a minimum sentence of 25 years behind bars when he was sentenced on Monday. Bill will be eligible for parol…

6-Year-Old Injured In Cobb County Crash

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County Police Department officials said a 6-year-old was airlifted to the hospital after a serious crash Sunday.The crash happened on Macland Road at John Ward Road just before 4 p.m.Police said a car T-boned a SUV.A 6-year-old…

Obama: US Launches Military Action Against Libya

BRASILIA, Brazil — President Barack Obama authorized limited military action against Libya Saturday, saying Moammar Gadhafi’s continued assault on his own people left the U.S. and its international partners with no other choice. The Pentagon said 112 …

Masked Man In ‘Power Ranger’ Costume Alarms Residents

MILTON, Ga. — A masked man, dressed in what one neighbor described as a Power Ranger costume, has residents in the north Fulton County city of Milton doubling their burglary protections.

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No Prison For Accomplice In Murder Of Mother

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Amanda Dove admits she drove the getaway car the day Luis Porras shot and killed a mother of four, but she walked out of jail a free woman on Friday.“There’s no justice in this,” said Denise James. James is the sister of Jameel…

MARTA Addresses Bus Problems

ATLANTA — Metro Atlanta’s public transportation system is holding public hearings this month on how to address overcrowded bus routes.The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, known as MARTA, will hold meetings March 21 and March 24 to get res…

Clayton Deputy Indicted In Bathroom Recording Scandal

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A grand jury returned two indictments Thursday against a Clayton County deputy at the center of a bathroom recording scandal.Clayton County sheriff’s deputy and spokeswoman Alicia Parkes is the subject of a criminal investigatio…

Reed Unveils Two Options To Save City Pension

ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed unveiled his plan to save the pension fund of city workers and eliminate a giant debt accumulated by the city as it tries to pay for the retirement of thousands of people.Reed, who campaigned on pension reform, revea…

Cobb SPLOST Passes By Narrow Margin

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — By a narrow margin, Cobb County voters on Tuesday passed a special local option sales tax that will amount to an estimated $492 million in funding.The extra penny sales tax has been in place for years, funding transportation, park a…