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Carrie Teegardin

Carrie Teegardin is on the investigative team. She is a graduate of Duke University and has won numerous national journalism awards. RELATED: Doctors & Sex Abuse, an AJC National Investgation

Latest from Carrie Teegardin

Cancer hospital wants new deal from state lawmakers
 With a new wave of advertising and a new bill at the Georgia General Assembly, Cancer Treatment Centers of America has re-ignited its ongoing turf war with the rest of Georgia’s hospitals. The “destination cancer hospital” is again seeking to change the terms of a 2008 legislative deal that permitted the cancer-only...

Posted: 6 days ago

With a new wave of advertising and a new bill at the Georgia General Assembly, Cancer Treatment Centers of America has re-ignited its ongoing turf war with the rest of Georgia’s hospitals. The “destination cancer hospital” is again seeking to change the terms of a 2008 legislative deal that permitted the cancer-only...
Georgia police fundraiser: Where did the money go?
 People across Georgia are getting telephone calls from a deep-voiced solicitor who sounds sort of like a real person, and a little like a computer. He’s calling, he says, on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police- Georgia State Lodge. The group needs money, he says, to pay for bulletproof vests, to help families of officers injured...

Posted: 17 days ago

People across Georgia are getting telephone calls from a deep-voiced solicitor who sounds sort of like a real person, and a little like a computer. He’s calling, he says, on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police- Georgia State Lodge. The group needs money, he says, to pay for bulletproof vests, to help families of officers injured...
Sandy Springs podiatrist accused of drug-dealing still licensed by Georgia
 Dr. Arnita Avery-Kelly has an active license to practice podiatry in Georgia, even though she is facing federal criminal charges that she handed out addictive opioids to patients who didn’t need them. Medical doctors are often forced to stop practicing – at least temporarily – if they are facing serious criminal charges...

12:00 AM Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Dr. Arnita Avery-Kelly has an active license to practice podiatry in Georgia, even though she is facing federal criminal charges that she handed out addictive opioids to patients who didn’t need them. Medical doctors are often forced to stop practicing – at least temporarily – if they are facing serious criminal charges...
Cancer map

2:37 PM Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Atlantans say Trump is wrong about their city and John Lewis
 Atlantans responded with an incredulous “how dare you!” Saturday after President-elect Donald Trump kicked off the MLK holiday weekend with a twitter rant saying most of Atlanta is in “horrible shape and falling apart” and describing Georgia’s U.S. Rep. John Lewis — a civil rights icon — as &ldquo...

12:07 AM Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

Atlantans responded with an incredulous “how dare you!” Saturday after President-elect Donald Trump kicked off the MLK holiday weekend with a twitter rant saying most of Atlanta is in “horrible shape and falling apart” and describing Georgia’s U.S. Rep. John Lewis — a civil rights icon — as &ldquo...
Behind the scenes: how the Doctors & Sex Abuse project came about

5:00 AM Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

Veteran investigative reporter Danny Robbins was researching another story when he came across public documents he couldn’t ignore. Doctors in Georgia, he found, were getting caught sexually abusing their patients, and they weren’t being shut out of medicine. In fact, state licensing officials let most of them keep practicing...