Do Bar Closing Times Affect DUI Rates?

We all know the old saying, or maybe the song: “You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.” Nearly every city and/or state across the United States mandates bars close at a certain time. For instance, Georgia’s bar closing times ar...

Officer Crashes Into Pole

An officer with the Atlanta Police was injured on February 21 when his cruiser struck a power pole. The car then traveled down a wooded embankment before coming to a rest. According to details of the accident, the officer was driving along Joseph E. ...

NFL Linebacker Killed in Crash

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson will forever be remembered by friends, family and fans alike. The football player was killed in an accident and laid to rest just before Valentine’s Day in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. According ...

Child Struck While Crossing Street for School Bus

On February 16, a mother and her small daughter were struck by a car while they were crossing the street so the child could get on a school bus. The child later passed away from her injuries. According to reports, the mother was holding the child in ...

Accident Takes Life of High School Student

Just days before Valentine’s Day, a homecoming queen was killed in a vehicle accident in Dawson County. The high school senior was driving when her vehicle collided with a semi truck just a mile from where she attended school. The young woman f...

Can Minors Attend a Party If Alcohol Is Present?

You are at a party with your adult friends, having a good time. You and your friends are consuming alcohol, as you are legally able to do, when you notice that a person who looks a little too young to drink walks through the front door. Do you have t...

3 Common Types of Tax Fraud

No one looks forward to tax day. Even if you believe you will get a huge refund, the filling out and filing of forms can be nerve wracking. What if you forget something? Is making an honest mistake the same as committing fraud? The good news is that,...

Ice Blamed for Office-Involved Accident

A police officer in Atlanta was sent to the hospital last week after she was hit by a car that lost control near Lenox Square Mall. The officer sustained injuries, but was able to radio for help. According to reports, the officer was on Lenox Road wo...

Woman Struck After Getting Off MARTA Bus

A woman stepped off a MARTA bus on January 12 and was killed a short time later. The woman was struck by two vehicles as she crossed a road. According to police reports, the 54-year-old woman was crossing North Point Parkway when she was hit by a pic...

Judge Says Atlanta’s Warrantless Search Policy Is Unconstitutional

The Constitution protects people from unlawful search and seizure. This means that you don’t have to fear driving down the road, pulled over and having your person or your car searched for what amounts to no reason. Right? Maybe not. According ...