ALBANY, Ga. — These are the 10 most-read stories of the week for April 12- 19, 2013. Click on the headline to read the full story.
1. A.J.'s Seafood owner, staff arrested at restaurant
Albany — Alvin Adams, owner of A.J.'s Seafood and Oyster Bar was arrested Thursday at his restaurant, along with the manager and a waitress, police officials say.
2. Man faces charges for student molestation
ALBANY — An Albany man has been charged with molesting a student at an Albany alternative school, spurring an investigation into how he was allowed access to the student on campus.
3. Man killed in East Albany shooting
ALBANY — The city's third murder of the year happened over night when a man was shot to death in East Albany.
4. Repeat offender sentenced in federal court
ALBANY — A woman who prosecutors contend continued to defraud the public even after pleading guilty and while awaiting sentencing on a separate set of fraud charges, has been sentenced to spend time in federal prison.
5. McCormack, pioneer of local arts and business, dies
ALBANY — Anna Louise McCormack, the daughter of Bob’s Candies founder Bob McCormack, Sr., and a dedicated patron of the arts, died Monday. She was 91.
6. School police say O'Neal 'slipped through the cracks'
ALBANY — The Wednesday arrest of Grady Alexander O’Neal on charges of molesting a 14-year-old female student at South Georgia Regional Achievement Center, where he was known to visit students on a regular basis, has raised questions on how O'Neal, who school officials say has two previous statutory rape convictions, was allowed access to the school and its students.
7. Charges made in phone theft case
ALBANY — An unidentified man who made pictures of himself with a stolen phone and sent them to the victim’s Facebook page is not guilty of the crime, police officials say.
8. Pelham teacher charged after incident
PELHAM, Ga. — A Pelham City Schools elementary teacher was charged Tuesday with four misdemeanors related to an incident in which police say he grabbed a principal during a meeting.
9. Boston Investigators Seek At Least Two Men In Bomb Scene Pictures
BOSTON — Investigators are seeking to locate and talk to at least two men pictured in photographs taken before two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, U.S. law enforcement and national security officials said on Thursday.
10. The passage of time is the ultimate neutralizer in life (opinion column)
My blood started boiling as I surveyed the scene, and I found myself amazed anew at the human race’s capacity for cruelty.