Georgia Executes Cromartie After High Courts Deny Stay for Forensic DNA Testing

The State of Georgia executed death row inmate Ray Jefferson Cromartie late Wednesday night after the nation’s high court denied his 11th hour request for a stay in order to conduct forensic DNA testing he believed would exonerate him.

DOJ Awards ~$153 Million to Reduce Crime, Improve Public Safety in Georgia

Nearly $4.3 million will help law enforcement officials and victim service providers in the state investigate and prosecute human traffickers and aid human trafficking survivors.

Cromartie Legal Team Again Makes Appeal to SCOTUS for Stay Ahead of Execution

The man set to be executed in Georgia on Wednesday evening has once again filed an appeal with the nation's highest court in hopes of garnering a stay of execution to allow time for forensic DNA testing. 

Ga Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal of Death Row Inmate

The Georgia Supreme court said last week that it will not consider the appeal filed by death row inmate Ray Cromartie's legal team, which cites additional evidence that could clear Cromartie the claim that he pulled the trigger in a 1994 armed robbery.

200+ Military, JAG, Prosecutors Attend SVI Civil Rights Training at Fort Benning

Active duty military, veterans and their families joined with federal government employees in a specialized civil rights training this week at Georgia's Fort Benning.

Georgia’s October Net Tax Revenues Down 1.6%

Revenues dipped in August, ticked up again in September, and were down again in October.

Several charged, Including a County Commissioner, with Racketeering, Drugs Sales

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a number of people in conjunction with a racketerring and drug sales incvestigation.

Georgia Joins Strike Force to Combat Crimes in Gov’t Funding

The task force will focus on bid-rigging conspiracies and related fraudulent schemes, which undermine competition in government procurement, grant and program funding.

GDC: “Released in Error” Convicted Rapist Captured in Kentucky

According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Escapee/Release in Error offender Tony Maycon Munoz-Mendez has been captured in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky

GBI Arrests Former Board of Education Employee on Theft Charges

The GBI says the 15-year employee stole more than $60,000 from the school system.