Category Archives: Freedom of Information

Deputy Indicted, Lied for No Knock Warrant in Baby Bou Bou Case

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(APN) ATLANTA — A former Habersham County Deputy, Nikki Autry, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on four counts of criminal civil rights violations for providing false information to obtain a “no-knock” search warrant.   The no knock warrant allowed a police raid on the Phonesavanh family’s home that resulted in their 18 month-old baby being critically injured […]

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Mike Ritter, 1965-2014, !Presente!

  With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale.     (APN) ATLANTA — Mike Ritter, art director of the GA Voice magazine; an award-winning editorial cartoonist; and LGBTQI rights activist, died Sunday March 30, 2014 of complications from open heart surgery.  He was 48.   Ritter was born in Seattle, Washington, on August 21, 1965, and grew up in Ritzville […]

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(IPS) US Agency Gave Nuclear Industry a Sweet Deal, Documents Reveal

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: ATLANTA, Georgia, Jun 30 2012 (IPS) – The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) recently won a two-year legal battle to secure documents from the U.S. Department of Energy under the Freedom of Information Act related to nuclear power loan guarantees offered to utility companies under the Barack Obama […]

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