MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A city committee in Marietta has approved a plan aimed at extending retirement benefits to same-sex couples. The City Council is now scheduled to consider the change, which would give employees in same-sex relationships the chance to receive retirement benefits now given to men and women who are married.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A former Henry County sheriff's captain is accused of using a computer to have an inappropriate relationship a 14-year-old boy. DeKalb County police arrested David McCart this week after a two-month investigation. McCart is due in court this morning.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - The owner of an Alabama company that authorities say incorrectly used pesticide at nursing homes in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Alabama has been sentenced to two years in prison. Prosecutors say Steven Murray's company, Bio-Tech Management, used the pesticide Termidor despite the manufacturer's instructions and created false reports to conceal it.
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) - A Roswell woman has given birth inside a Walmart near Atlanta. Authorities say the baby made its arrival shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday in the Walmart Supercenter in Roswell. The woman delivered her baby inside the store before paramedics could arrive.
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