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February 29, 2024

Georgia Republicans Introduce A Strict Bill Targeted At Atlanta Squatters

Georgia Republicans Introduce A Strict Bill Targeted At Atlanta Squatters

In response to neighbourhoods throughout the metro area continuing to examine the situation with their hands tied, Georgia lawmakers are taking aim at Atlanta’s squatting epidemic with a proposed bill that would make the crime a clear criminal offence in the Peach State. The National Rental Home Council trade association estimates that 1,200 properties have […]

Georgia Man Suspected Of Using A Hammer To Kill His Wife In A Retirement Community

Georgia Man Suspected Of Using A Hammer To Kill His Wife In A Retirement Community

According to the criminal arrest warrant acquired by Fox 5 Atlanta, an 81-year-old man is accused of killing his wife by repeatedly striking her in the head with a hammer at the retirement complex where they both resided. According to the Gwinnett County Police, Lawrenceville resident Richard Hayden, 81, was taken into custody on Wednesday […]

Georgia Is Thinking About Charging More Offenses With Monetary Bail

Georgia Is Thinking About Charging More Offenses With Monetary Bail

Georgia, which was once considered a pioneer in criminal justice reform, is moving even more in the direction of its traditional lock-up practices. Senate Bill 63 is just one House vote away from passing after state senators voted 30–17 on Thursday to impose financial bail for 30 additional crimes, including 18 that are consistently misdemeanours. […]