Interesting news breaking on the Internet from the AJC

Store uses military uniforms to sell beer

5:25 pm Jun. 25, 2014

Should uniforms of the various branches of the U.S. military be used to sell beer?

The 4th of July is just around the corner, and if you are like most people you are already planning a cookout, viewing fireworks and waving the U.S. flag.

Drinking beer and shooting guns is optional, but America loves both.

In Alabama, a lawmaker wants to declare independence from taxes on ammunition.  “Holding a firearms sales tax

Cop admits running teen prostitution ring

12:56 pm Jun. 23, 2014

Police officers, being human, make mistakes.

But at least one police officer in Washington D.C. turned his mistakes into a side business of finding and prostituting teen girls.

Officer Linwood Barnhill Jr., 48, admitted in federal court that he forced girls to have sex with strangers in his D.C. apartment.

Barnhill, a 28-year-veteran of the police force, admitted he cruised malls and streets for girls he could pimp for $80. The

Macon man holstering .45 shoots self in …

3:41 pm Jun. 18, 2014

We’ve all experienced the pain at the pump.

But none of us have felt it quite like an unnamed Georgia man who allegedly shot himself in the privates as he was holstering his .45. in Macon reports the man was stopped at a Sunoco gas station on Zebulon Road last Thursday when the incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m.

Somehow, the man was able to drive to a friend’s house nearby

Ala. teen asks fake Facebook ‘friend’ to kill family

9:26 am Jun. 11, 2014

Getting to really know someone can be frightening.

This aphorism was revealed once again, this time in Alabama, when the aunt of a 19-year-old created a fictional Facebook profile and befriended her niece as Tre ‘Topdog’ Ellis.

During the

Judge sentenced man to death during relationship with prosecutor

11:02 am Jun. 10, 2014

The U.S. Justice system has its flaws, but one flawed judge has been disrobed.

Reuters tells us the Florida Supreme Court disbarred former Broward Circuit Judge Ana Gardiner for having a personal relationship with the prosecutor during a death penalty trial in which she sentenced a man to death.

According to an investigation, Gardiner, while hearing a 2007 murder trial, happened to run across prosecutor assistant state attorney Howard Scheinberg at