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Feds indict inmates, corrections employees

Federal indictments are handed down against two corrections employees and seven current or former prison inmates charged with using cellphones to set up crimes while still in prison . . .

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Former WCC manager indicted on corruption charges

A federal grand jury indicts a former Georgia World Congress Center manager for allegedly taking bribes to help secure government contracts . . .

Tags: bribery , federal indictment , Georgia World Congress Center , government contracts , U.S. Attorney Sally Yates

Former judge indicted on conspiracy, witness tampering charges

A former Murray County magistrate judge is indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he tried to frame a woman who resisted his sexual advances . . .

Tags: Bryant Cochran , federal indictment , U.S. Attorney , witness tampering

Rep. Brooks will not be suspended from Legislature

A review committee decides not to suspend indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta) from office . . .

Tags: federal indictment , Nathan Deal , review commission , roy barnes , Sam Olens , suspension from office , Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes – Gingrey wants schools to teach ‘gender roles’

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey says schools should be teaching boys and girls their proper “gender roles ” . . .

Tags: federal indictment , Georgia School Boards Association , Grady Hospital embezzlement , immigration poll , Phil Gingrey , Sam Olens , Senate race , Tricia Pridemore

Another politician faces the music

Money can be a powerful temptation for a person in elected office, as politicians prove over and over again . . .

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Political Notes – Chambliss links military assaults to ‘hormone level’

Sen. Saxby Chambliss says the problems with sexual assaults in the military can be linked to the hormonal levels in young servicemen; passenger rail advocates talk about a Charlotte-Atlanta link . . .

Tags: 11th Congressional District race , Atlanta school system , Blake Ashbee , Charlotte-Atlanta link , Ed Lindsey , federal indictment , Georgia Democratic Party , hormone levels , Jeep recalls , Jim Butler , Military , passenger rail , Saxby Chambliss , sexual assaults , workforce development

Rep. Tyrone Brooks indicted on mail, wire and tax fraud charges

One of the state’s longest-serving black legislators, Rep. Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta), is indicted by a federal grand jury on mail, wire and tax fraud charges . . .

Tags: federal indictment , fraud charges , Sally Quillian Yates , Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes: Monday is D-Day for DeKalb school board

Gov. Nathan Deal says he will decide Monday whether to remove six members of the DeKalb County school board, as recommended by the state Board of Education . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , assault weapons ban , DeKalb school board , federal indictment , firearms , food safety , Lester Jackson , Nathan Deal , Savannah River basin , Vincent Fort

Feds re-indict former Wilcox Co. sheriff on civil rights charges

A new federal indictment is handed down against the former sheriff of Wilcox County in a case involving assaults on jail inmates . . .

Tags: civil rights charges , federal indictment , jail inmates , Michael Moore , Stacy Bloodsworth , Wilkcox County