Georgia emergency management, law enforcement, and education officials are gathered in Columbus this week to talk school safety, and the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. last December is driving the discussion.
Two Georgia men accused of plotting terror attacks against government officials are facing a court hearing. The pretrial hearing is set for Tuesday in the case involving Ray Adams and Samuel Crump, who are charged with conspiring and attempting to make a biological toxin called ricin.
A Georgia Bureau of Investigation center is receiving a national award. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has named the Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center the Fusion Center of the Year for success in establishing partnerships with federal, state and local agencies.
A non-profit led by two Georgians released a report this week ranking the U-S 13th among world countries in securing nuclear materials. The Washington, D-C-based Nuclear Threat Initiative graded 32 countries on how materials like enriched uranium are stored and managed. Former Georgia Senator Sam Nunn co-chairs the organization with medial mogul Ted Turner.