Georgia has led the way in prison reform in the South, including $12 million for education. On one hot morning this summer, 19 prisoners in the state celebrated becoming high school graduates.
The suspected gunman in Wednesday's slaying of two journalists had a long history with many news stations.
Some 100 witnesses, including survivors, victims' families, and responders, are scheduled to testify in the final phase of sentencing over the next three days.
Two Iowa men are facing charges of firearms possession relating to a plot to attack the Pokemon World Championships in Boston.
Drivers restrained and arrested a man with a shotgun suspected of shooting a state trooper in Louisiana Sunday afternoon.
The results of an autopsy done on Mansur Ball-Bey’s body seem to contradict police accounts of a fatal shooting earlier this week.
Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, who were 12 years old at the time of the crime, have both been charged as adults with attempted first-degree homicide.
Jamyla Bolden was shot while doing her homework on Tuesday night when someone fired bullets into her home.
Police say 18-year-old Mansur Ball-Be pulled a gun on police before officers fatally shot him on Wednesday. Protesters questioned whether law enforcement could have done more to deescalate the situation.