Lawrence Taylor, Jr. Pleads Guilty To Molestation And Statutory Rape In Cobb County
The son of former NFL player Lawrence Taylor is being sent to prison after pleading guilty to child molestation and statutory rape. According to the Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds, Lawrence Taylor Jr. will serve 10 years in prison....
Transportation Law To Fix Roads And Bridges Comes With Price Hike On Gasoline And Hotels
Governor Nathan Deal (R) has signed Georgia's new transportation law. The measure was passed in the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly. It is designed to improve bridges and roads across the state. According to the Governor's Office, the...
Head Of DeKalb Superintendent Search Forced Out Of Previous Job After Allegedly Making Inflammatory Statements
In a surprising development, published reports indicate that there are questions swirling concerning the past of the man in charge of finding DeKalb County's next Superintendent of Schools.
A Chicago Sun Times story dated April 30, 2015, indicates...
Protest Against Bill Cosby In Atlanta, Led By Attorney Gloria Allred
The thousands of Bill Cosby fans that are pouring into the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center tonight are being met by protesters, led by attorney Gloria Allred. Also among the protesters, Lili Bernard, who claims to have been sexually assaulted by...
A Memorial For Black Lives: Diverse Crowd Gathers In Atlanta
"I'm tired of lazy black people, I'm tired of lazy white people, i'm tired of lazy gay people, i'm tired of lazy straight people." Words spoken by Felicia Thomas during the "A Memorial For Black Lives" held Saturday at Oakhurst Baptist Church in...
Funeral Held For Lakeside High Teacher Leah O'Brien
Family, friends,students and co-workers met Saturday at St. Philip AME Church in Atlanta to say goodbye to Lakeside High School teacher Leah O'Brien. The 33 year old Decatur teacher died last week in a vehicle accident.
She died, while drving to...
APS: 17 Seniors Named 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars
Paying for a college education just got easier for 17 seniors from Atlanta Public Schools (APS). They are 2015 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS). According to an APS press release, the seniors will receive the Gates Millennium Scholars...
UNCF An Evening Of Stars 2015: Red Carpet Picture Gallery
The 2015 UNCF An Evening of Stars airs tonight at 10 on BET.
Friday 5000 Jobs Up For Grabs: Congressman David Scott Holds Annual Jobs Fair
"It's for everybody, so get there early, and come prepared", advice from 13th District Congressman David Scott about his 12th annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 24th. According to Scott, there will be hundreds of businesses represented and 5000...
I'm Not Ready To Go To Jail: APS Cheating Defendant Angela Williamson
"I love them." That's what former Atlanta Public Schools educator Angela Williamson says about the students she taught at Dobbs Elementary School. She is one of the eleven defendants found guilty in the APS cheating trial. Williamson was convicted of...