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Georgia Man Receives 20-Year Sentence After Drunk Driving Crash

A man who was accused of drunk driving after an accident that severely impaired a young woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and probation. William Wilson Heaton, a 24-year-old Georgia resident, will be forced to serve ten years behind bars with another 10 years of probation. During his probation period he will […]

Activists Aim to Shut Down Georgia Immigration Detention Center

In what has become something of an annual tradition, immigration rights activists came to south Georgia on November 22 to hold a vigil and rally in favor of forcing a federal immigration detention center to shut down. For several years, activists have issued a variety of complaints about the center, including its remote location, which […]

Family Wins Settlement in Lawsuit Filed Against Georgia Prison System

Georgia’s prison system has become the subject of legal scrutiny in recent months, with lawsuits being filed against the prison for violence. The first lawsuit filed against the system in regard to incidents of violence at the Hays State Prison, violence that lead to deaths of four inmates, has now reached a settlement with a […]

Innocent Driver Killed During Police Chase

A 15-year-old fugitive now has even more legal trouble coming his way after causing an accident in East Point, Georgia. Police say that the teen driver was attempting to escape police pursuit in his vehicle and was driving recklessly on the city streets when he reportedly hit the broadside of a vehicle being driven by […]

Atlanta Man Charged with Reckless Driving After Accident

A man who was involved in a crash at the corner of Windy Hill Rd. and Atlanta Rd. in Smyrna was charged with reckless driving, as police say his recklessness was the cause of the accident. Four people were sent to the hospital with injuries as a result. According to police, 46-year-old David Wayne Ballard […]

Atlanta Man Charged with Reckless Driving After Accident

A man who was involved in a crash at the corner of Windy Hill Rd. and Atlanta Rd. in Smyrna was charged with reckless driving, as police say his recklessness was the cause of the accident. Four people were sent to the hospital with injuries as a result. According to police, 46-year-old David Wayne Ballard […]

Truck Driver Fined $670 for Running Car off Bridge

Distracted driving represents a significant threat to safety on the roads in Georgia and throughout the U.S.. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as, “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving.” The NHTSA reports that over 3,331 people were killed and over 387,000 […]

Truck Driver Fined $670 for Running Car off Bridge

Distracted driving represents a significant threat to safety on the roads in Georgia and throughout the U.S.. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as, “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving.” The NHTSA reports that over 3,331 people were killed and over 387,000 […]

What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

The time frame immediately after a car accident can be a stressful and confusing experience, but there are certain steps that you can take to ensure your safety as well as the safety of your passengers. The following are some of the most important things you should do right after a crash in the Atlanta […]

What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

The time frame immediately after a car accident can be a stressful and confusing experience, but there are certain steps that you can take to ensure your safety as well as the safety of your passengers. The following are some of the most important things you should do right after a crash in the Atlanta […]