Shannon Miles is expected to appear in court on Monday to face charges relating to the fatal shooting of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth on Friday.
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.
WDBJ-7 journalists Adam Ward and Alison Parker were fatally shot while producing a live broadcast Wednesday morning in Moneta, Va.
The case has revealed a controversial tradition at the elite New Hampshire school.
In what were largely symbolic proceedings, victims, survivors, and family members spoke prior to Holmes sentencing.
Kevan Fagan is the first juror to speak publicly. The official list of jurors names remains sealed, pending the defense attorneys' motion for a new trial.
The new municipal judge says he is making the changes to restore confidence in the system and ease the burden on poor defendants.
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.