Can Police Access Your DNA You Send to Ancestry Services?

Millions of people have jumped on the ancestry bandwagon, so-to-speak. Most people are interested in learning more about where they come from, but now millions are getting the answers thanks to companies like Ancestry.com and 23andMe. Spit in a tube,...

Spit Test May Indicate Concussion Recovery

Researchers have discovered that a bit of spit could indicate whether or not a child’s concussion symptoms will persist for only days or weeks. The test measures genetic material in the saliva and was close to 90 percent accurate in determining...

Victim Breaks Silence After Drug-Related Crash

A child survived an accident in the spring of last year and he is breaking his silence, talking to reporters in Atlanta about the crash that took the life of one of his friends. According to the child, he was walking to the store when he was approac...

Do DUI Convictions Carry from State to State?

Being arrested for driving under the influence is certainly stressful. This is true no matter the number of times you’ve been arrested for that offense before, but it is especially true when it is your first offense. You don’t know what t...

New Study Shows Racial Disparity in Sentencing Times

A new study released by the United States Sentencing Commission shows that African-American men are sentenced to more time when convicted of the same crimes committed by white men. An African-American man will spend, on average, 20 percent longer in ...

MARTA Officer Injured in Crash

A driver failed to yield at an intersection in the mid-afternoon on Friday, striking an off-duty Marta police officer. The accident occurred at the intersection of Thompson Drive and Fairburn Road at about 3:30 p.m. According to reports from Atlanta ...

Is It Actually Illegal to Give a Fake Name to the Cops?

If you have been pulled over by the police and been tempted to tell them you were someone else, you aren’t alone. Many of us have given thought at one time or another to giving a fake name or point our finger in someone else’s direction. ...

Interstate Proves Dangerous for Pedestrians

In just five hours’ time, two people lost their lives while walking on a local interstate. Both accidents occurred on Wednesday. The first at approximately 6:30 p.m. and the second sometime around midnight. According to reports, a man was walking d...

What Can Prevent You From Being Able to Own a Gun?

Gun rights and gun restriction laws are always a hot topic, but become even more so after reports of someone using a gun to commit a serious or savage crime. No matter where you stand on one’s right to own a firearm, there are those who, by law...

Shots Fired in High School Classroom

Three students are now facing charges for what could have been a tragic incident inside an Atlanta classroom. According to school police at Banneker High, a student brought a gun to school. That gun was located inside of a box in the student’s ...

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