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The United States Constitution provides impeachment powers for Congress. These powers allow them to put certain government officials on trial and remove them from office. When an official is impeached, he or she isn’t removed from office immediately – that’s a separate step in the procedure. The process is like a trial, but it takes […]
J.W. Ledford, Jr. was convicted of murder, kidnapping and armed robbery in Murray County, Georgia in 1993. Since that time he has been incarcerated and now waits for his execution on death row. He is to be executed this Tuesday, May 16, 2017, but has an unusual request – he wants to be executed by […]
Beware of attack roosters! Sam the rooster attacked Josephine Gilreath, a pet sitter with “Crabapple Critters”. Bruce and Jodi Smith hired Crabapple critters to take care of their livestock and Gilreath was sent to do the job. When she went in to feed the chickens, Sam the Rooster attacked and she suffered spurring and pecking […]
An jury in Fulton County returned a verdict of almost $46,000,000 to the husband of a woman left permanently brain damaged after she suffered heart failure a few days after giving birth. Although attorneys for Northside Hospital had admitted to over $9,800,000 in economic damages they offered only $2,000,000 to settle the case. The Stone Law […]