Created: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:15:42 EST
Updated: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:15:42 EST
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Police say five churches in south Columbus were vandalized over the weekend. Vandals reportedly threw rocks and cement divs into church windows between Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Sgt. Art Sheldon says a local mosque also reported a break-in Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the former CEO of an Atlanta-area day care chain has been convicted of stealing about $2 million in federal children's nutrition funds. Prosecutors say Antonio Hurt arranged for Bright Star Early Learning Center to participate in a program that reimburses centers for serving meals to children from low-income families.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Savannah man accused of soliciting a woman and her 5-year-old daughter for sex has been sentenced to five years in prison. Investigators say a woman told them 31-year-old George Matthew Vickery contacted her on a social media site and started a sexually explicit conversation that involved her daughter.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves officials say they're moving a fireworks show to a new location after an American flag was burned during a display at Turner Field. Braves spokeswoman Beth Marshall says the team was trying out a new location for a pyrotechnic show Tuesday when sparks burned holes through the flag flying nearby.