Community service is a great way for middle and high school students to build their resumes, discover new interests and practice good employment skills. If you live in the Atlanta area, there are volunteer programs for all interests, from the environment to education to medicine to sports. Some Atlanta programs take place in summer; others during the school year.
Alexus Watkins, 20, died after her brother Kevon Watkins, then 16, held her in a choke hold for 15 minutes. A Georgia teen was sentenced to life in prison for murder after strangling his sister in a fight when he changed the wifi password to knock others at home off the internet. Only after his panicked mom called and arriving officers ordered him to let go did Kevon do so, causing Alexus to drop to the floor.
The identity of the man who was struck and killed by a Norfolk Southern train Monday afternoon in Peachtree Corners has been released. The cause of death was "blunt force trama," which was the result of being struck by the train, said Bailey. Gevin Prince pled guilty but mentally ill today in court, according to WSBTV, and received a life sentence in prison, plus 30 years, for stabbing his great-grandmother to death with a samurai sword.
A Fulton County jury convicted Siemontray Byrum, 17, of killing Danny Tucker in after helping steal another victim's truck during a squabble over a small amount of marijuana. Byrum was 15 years old at the time. Sheriff, take him.
Before her daughter arrived in Atlanta, Sichmeller said the teen made plans with someone on Craigslist who offered her a free place to stay in exchange for chores. She's very outgoing. Her personally, she could light up a room in 30 seconds.
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Coast Guard: 4 people remain missing from cargo ship that rolled sideways, caught fire off Georgia coast. A judge sentenced Stanley Dixon to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of Cedric Clark. Police found Clark, a high school football player, dead from a gunshot wound at the side of a home near Charles Drew High School the morning of Nov.
A family battle over a Wi-Fi password that became fatal last year and now an year-old is going to spend the remainder of his life behind bars. Kevon Watkins was sentenced to life imprisonment Friday, Aug. As Watkins argued with his mom, his sister feared that the lady was about to be attacked and came to assist, officials said.