News Nearby: 13-Year-Old Charged in Baby's Death
Here are headlines from around the region for Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.
13-Year-Old Charged in Baby's Death
A Cobb County teenager has been charged in the death of her newborn baby found buried in a shoebox Wednesday, police told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The 13-year-old was arrested Thursday at her home and charged with felony murder, first-degree cruelty to a child, and concealing a death, said Cobb County Police spokesman Officer Mike Bowman. Read more on SouthCobb Patch.
Cobb Schools Employee Faces Child Porn Charges
A longtime employee of the Cobb County School District has been arrested on charges that he produced and received child pornography.
According to multiple reports, Stanley Keith Johnson, a transportation field coordinator with the school district, was charged by federal officials on Tuesday. Read more on EastCobb Patch.
Lasseter, Former Gwinnett County Commissioner, Reports to Florida Prison
Patch has confirmed that former Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter, who was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Atlanta to serve 33 months in federal prison for bribery, reported as scheduled on Wednesday, Dec. 12, to her assigned facility in Marianna, Fla. Read more on Snellville Patch.