Teenage pranks like egging and graffiti can lead to very serious legal charges. Pop singer Justin Bieber ran into this type of legal trouble last year. It all stemmed from a night filled with expletives and egging of a neighbor's home. The next day there was a visit from the police and thousands of dollars in damage to the neighbor's home.
Summer is a time for making good memories with family and friends. This past week a family from out of state made a memory that they wish they could forget. A devastating car crash caused by an alleged drunk driver has forever altered the composition of one family. A 20-year-old now faces several DUI charges for the accident.
Understanding the impact of domestic violence is an important topic and, in particular, it can be important for Georgia residents to understand the occurrence and impact of domestic violence in their state. During 2012, authorities responded to 72,870 domestic violence incidents in Georgia. This number was up from 71,475 domestic violence incidents in 2011 that authorities in Georgia responded to. The number of domestic violence incidents authorities responded to in 2011 and 2012 was significantly increased from 65,485 domestic violence incidents authorities in Georgia responded to in 2010.