Atlanta Falcons fans have probably heard by now that Jim Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, faces two misdemeanor counts after a March arrest on intoxicated driving charges. He has officially been charged with operating a car while intoxicated and operating a car with a schedule I or II controlled substance in the body.
Imagine the excitement of moving into a home. Then imagine the fear of having guns drawn while trying to move into that home. Such is the case of one Georgia man, who is now seeking damages from Georgia police for what he believes is a miscarriage of justice.
The work of a coroner is not always popular or glamorous. Most of the time the complaints are linked to the way a coroner executes his duties. In the case of the Chatham County coroner, Dr. James Metts Jr., his critics questioned his operating budget. The questions that have swirled around the coroner's spending have now come to an end due to a decision by the Georgia prosecutor.
Georgia's governor, Nathan Deal, took a look at the state's for-profit probation system. After a recent audit, the problems in the current system were highlighted. Instead of attempting to clean up the alleged corruption, the 2014 General Assembly passed a bill that allowed the industry to keep its problems away from public scrutiny. However, Governor Deal has vetoed HB 837.
There are Georgia residents who suffer from a variety of medical conditions that result in seizures. These seizures or blackouts have the potential to not only cause harm to the individual experiencing them, but sometimes to others around them as well. A fatal Georgia car accident involving Mookie Blaylock, a former NBA player, could possibly be one such incident sparked by a seizure.