Babysitter to be charged in child’s death

By Alexis Stevens The Atlanta Journal-Constitution An 11-year-old babysitter will be charged in the death of a 2-year-old Fulton County girl, Sandy Springs police said Tuesday. The girl died over the weekend as the result of a head injury and blunt force trauma, the medical examiner’s officer told the AJC. The case is being investigated […]

Court weighs Bluffton crash liability

The Ohio Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether Bluffton University’s insurers are liable for a 2007 crash in Atlanta that killed seven people, including five college baseball players. A chartered bus carrying the Bluffton University baseball team plunged from the Northside Drive overpass and landed on I-75 before sunrise on March 2, 2007. […]

Driver, 17, charged with hitting teen in road rage incident

By Mike Morris The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, September 15, 2010A 17-year-old driver surrendered to Atlanta police early Wednesday to face charges that she chased a group of children who had yelled at her to slow down, then later returned to the scene and ran over a 15-year-old boy during an apparent fit of […]

Atlanta Texaco shooting may be result of ongoing dispute, police say

Atlanta police detectives think Monday’s shootout at a Texaco station that left one man dead is the result of an ongoing dispute between the victim and the triggerman, Maj. Keith Meadows told the AJC. “That’s what we’re following right now,” Meadows said Tuesday afternoon. Ladeddric Love, 19, died from his gunshot wounds after being shot […]

Fort Benning private court-martialed for paying soldier to shoot him

A Fort Benning private accused of paying a fellow solider to shoot him in the leg so he could get out of the Army has been court-martialed. Pvt. Jonne T. Wegley was sentenced to four months’ confinement and given a dishonorable discharge after being found guilty Monday of solicitation to commit aggravated assault, maiming, intentionally […]

Workers filling ATM robbed at gunpoint

Two armored car workers who were replenishing an ATM were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning, Atlanta police said. The two suspects ran away with a bag containing an undisclosed amount of cash. The incident occurred about 7:10 a.m. at the Bank of America ATM at 1775 Howell Mill Road. Officer Otis Redmond, a police spokesman, […]