Created: Tue, 24 Dec 2013 03:15:30 EST
Updated: Tue, 24 Dec 2013 03:15:30 EST
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Athens-Clarke County police say the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is probing the death of a 22-year-old jail inmate who was found unresponsive over the weekend. Sheriff's Capt. Eric Pozen says Marcus Sanchez Cooper was found unresponsive Saturday evening and there were no apparent signs of foul play.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an eastern Georgia tax preparer has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in fraudulent tax refund scheme. Officials said Monday that 44-year-old Carlos Newton, of Waynesboro, prepared 22 fraudulent returns between January 2009 and January 2011 and charged clients additional fees for the fraudulent returns.
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A Delta jet headed to Atlanta with 180 passengers aboard slid off a taxiway at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. No one was hurt. Airport spokesman Brian Lassaline (las-uh-LEEN') says the plane was towed to a Delta hangar and didn't appear damaged.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A western Georgia coroner says an elderly woman died in a car crash just after she left church. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says 80-year-old Anny Schenk, of Upatoi, broke her neck in a crash near her church Sunday morning.