Troy Davis denied for taking polygraph

ATLANTA – A defense attorney says Georgia prison officials have blocked inmate Troy Davis from taking a polygraph test before his scheduled execution. Attorney Stephen Marsh told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the Georgia Department of Corrections has denied his request to allow Davis to take a polygraph test. Davis is scheduled to die at 7 p.m. EDT Wednesday. Davis has long claimed he is innocent of killing Mark MacPhail, an off-duty... Read More

Aimee Michael, mother sent to separate prisons

By Ty Tagami Aimee Michael, who was convicted last week of starting the fatal chain-reaction crash that killed three children and two adults on a highway south of Atlanta and then fleeing the scene, was released into the custody of the Georgia Department of Corrections Monday, according to the Fulton County Jail. Her mother, Sheila, also was sent to prison Monday, in an unusually quick transition from jail. Convicts often spend weeks there after... Read More