Atlanta leaders are urging state lawmakers to expand restrictions for Georgia sex offenders. On Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved a resolution urging the Georgia General Assembly to adopt Mariam’s Law, which would expand restrictions for Georgia sex offenders.
A fight that began at a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant on Tuesday near East Highway 34 and Andrew Bailey Road in Coweta County ended after a vehicle crashed while being pursued by the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office.
The law’s biggest immediate change requires private health insurers to cover mental health the same as physical ailments. Previously, insurance might only cover a limited number of visits or charge a higher co-pay for mental health problems.
After more than two decades, the holiday weekend marked the beginning of service for Stockbridge’s own brand new police department. The city’s inaugural July 4th celebration was held Monday, while simultaneously being the first major event Stockbridge Police Department oversaw.
U.S. airlines saw more than 1,500 cancelations since Friday. Nearly 18,000 delays, according to FlightAware.com data. Many of those delays and cancelations were blamed on staffing shortages, the weather, and mechanical issues.
More than 25 million people relied on loans from those close to them to meet spending needs, according to the Census Bureau’s latest household pulse survey on finances. That figure is up from 19.1 million people from the same time last year.
Black man was unarmed when Akron police chased him on foot and killed him in a hail of gunfire, but officers believed he had shot at them earlier from a vehicle and feared he was preparing to fire again, authorities said Sunday at a news conference.
The travel headaches have continued for thousands scheduled to fly in or out of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International airport ahead of what is expected to be one of the busiest travel weekends in years.