ATLANTA (AP) — The first trial is underway for an educator charged in a massive cheating scandal in Atlanta's public school system. Testimony began Friday in the trial of former area director Tamara Cotman, the first of about three dozen former administrators and teachers to stand trial.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Some valuable hair is reported missing from a beauty supply business in Augusta. Police say three men stole $20,000 worth of hair extensions from the Hair Depot after prying open a door.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Brunswick police say eight people had to be hospitalized after smoking a form of synthetic marijuana. Three people had to be treated in intensive care, and the five others were released. All the smokers were between 16 and 25 years of age.
MILTON, Ga. (AP) — A youth softball coach will avoid prison after pleading guilty to claims that he sent lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl. A judge sentenced 36-year-old Robert Keith Payne of Cumming to five years of probation after he pleaded guilty to enticing a child for indecent purposes.
Created: Sat, 24 Aug 2013 04:14:38 EST
Updated: Sat, 24 Aug 2013 04:14:38 EST