A woman who became a suspect in a series of violent crimes that included two homicides in 2010 pleaded guilty Wednesday for her role in one shooting.
The murder case against Mariah S. Federick, 22, in Richmond County Superior Court was dismissed Wednesday. After a co-defendant’s recantation of his statement that implicated Federick, Assistant District Attorney Natalie Paine told the judge there is no evidence she was involved in the June 28, 2010, slaying of 38-year-old L.V. Wilson.
ATLANTA — Drivers who refuse to pull out of the left lane for a faster car – even one that is speeding – could be charged with a misdemeanor under legislation the House overwhelmingly passed Wednesday.
House Bill 459, which passed 162-9, was sponsored by Rep. Bill Hitchens, a Rincon Republican who is the former head of the Georgia State Patrol.
“This is the good manners your mother should have taught you,” he said, comparing it to golfers letting faster groups play through.