Craig Schneider

Reporter for Enterprise

Craig Schneider is a reporter for the Enterprise team. He specializes in putting a local focus on national issues such as the economy, unemployment and health care. He started with the AJC in 1997 and has previously covered issues such as health, crime and county government. He is a graduate of Stony Brook University.

Latest from Craig Schneider

Another child welfare leader likely leaving
 State child protection director Bobby Cagle, who brought a rare sense of stability if not optimism to the long-troubled Division of Family and Children Services, is likely leaving to take a similar job in Los Angeles. His departure would leave the agency once again facing a void in leadership, having gone through about 10 directors in 20...

Posted: a day ago

State child protection director Bobby Cagle, who brought a rare sense of stability if not optimism to the long-troubled Division of Family and Children Services, is likely leaving to take a similar job in Los Angeles. His departure would leave the agency once again facing a void in leadership, having gone through about 10 directors in 20...
DA investigator: Still searching for second will in McIver case
 Prosecutors believe Atlanta attorney Claud “Tex” McIver killed his wife for her money, but an investigator acknowledged on Tuesday that they have yet to find a key piece of evidence: the revised will they say the wife was crafting. Still, they say the search is far from over. Fulton County prosecutors have based much of their...

Posted: 16 days ago

Prosecutors believe Atlanta attorney Claud “Tex” McIver killed his wife for her money, but an investigator acknowledged on Tuesday that they have yet to find a key piece of evidence: the revised will they say the wife was crafting. Still, they say the search is far from over. Fulton County prosecutors have based much of their...
Will incarcerated Tex McIver attend mother’s funeral?
 Should Claud “Tex” McIver, the attorney accused of murdering his wife, be allowed to leave jail to attend his mother’s funeral in Texas? McIver’s mother died early today in Texas, days after the attorney had requested to leave jail to visit her. It remains unclear whether McIver, in jail since April on a bond...

Posted: 24 days ago

Should Claud “Tex” McIver, the attorney accused of murdering his wife, be allowed to leave jail to attend his mother’s funeral in Texas? McIver’s mother died early today in Texas, days after the attorney had requested to leave jail to visit her. It remains unclear whether McIver, in jail since April on a bond...
Tex McIver asks to leave jail to see dying mother
 Looking haggard as he walked into court Friday, a shackled Claud “Tex” McIver asked the judge to let him leave his jail cell to visit his dying mother in Texas. The once finely attired attorney, now accused of killing his wife for her money, made the request in a written motion. He said his 98-year-old mother, Winnie, is in hospice...

Posted: 27 days ago

Looking haggard as he walked into court Friday, a shackled Claud “Tex” McIver asked the judge to let him leave his jail cell to visit his dying mother in Texas. The once finely attired attorney, now accused of killing his wife for her money, made the request in a written motion. He said his 98-year-old mother, Winnie, is in hospice...
McIver asks to leave jail to visit dying mother
 Claud “Tex” McIver has asked a judge to let him leave jail to visit his dying mother. McIver is in jail awaiting trial on murder charges stemming from the shooting death of his wife, business executive Diane McIver. Diane McIver died after being shot in September 2016 while driving her car in downtown Atlanta. Police...

Posted: 27 days ago

Claud “Tex” McIver has asked a judge to let him leave jail to visit his dying mother. McIver is in jail awaiting trial on murder charges stemming from the shooting death of his wife, business executive Diane McIver. Diane McIver died after being shot in September 2016 while driving her car in downtown Atlanta. Police...
Nation united in awe
 At first Monday started off hot and cloudless, with the sky an uncut blue. Then clouds rolled over the sun at 2 p.m. at Ramah Darom, a Jewish summer camp facility deep in the Rabun County mountains. The sun continued to peek in and out of the clouds for the next few minutes, as the moon crept across its face. Several hundred eclipse watchers...

12:23 AM Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

At first Monday started off hot and cloudless, with the sky an uncut blue. Then clouds rolled over the sun at 2 p.m. at Ramah Darom, a Jewish summer camp facility deep in the Rabun County mountains. The sun continued to peek in and out of the clouds for the next few minutes, as the moon crept across its face. Several hundred eclipse watchers...
Murder prosecution focuses on foster mom in toddler’s death
 Prosecutors are turning up the heat against Jennifer Rosenbaum, the Henry County woman charged with killing her 2-year-old foster child. They have added several charges against her, even as they have reduced the severity of charges against her husband. Three months before the trial, prosecutors re-indicted the couple Thursday. The new...

10:14 PM Tuesday, Aug. 08, 2017

Prosecutors are turning up the heat against Jennifer Rosenbaum, the Henry County woman charged with killing her 2-year-old foster child. They have added several charges against her, even as they have reduced the severity of charges against her husband. Three months before the trial, prosecutors re-indicted the couple Thursday. The new...
McIvers’ Buckhead condo for sale, Tex may not see profits
 The exclusive Buckhead condo of Claud “Tex” and Diane McIver is on the market, but it is unclear whether the attorney accused of killing his wife will see a penny from the sale. Under Georgia law, a person convicted of murdering another person cannot profit from their will. That law, called the slayer statute, could prevent the...

6:18 PM Friday, Aug. 04, 2017

The exclusive Buckhead condo of Claud “Tex” and Diane McIver is on the market, but it is unclear whether the attorney accused of killing his wife will see a penny from the sale. Under Georgia law, a person convicted of murdering another person cannot profit from their will. That law, called the slayer statute, could prevent the...
Alantans happy, disappointed repeal effort failed
 Are you happy that the GOP effort failed to repeal and replace Obamacare? Or disappointed? People express very strong beliefs about this, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reached out to a variety of people, public officials and others affected by this. Read the full story, and join the discussion with your comments, at http://www.myajc...

3:36 PM Monday, Jul. 31, 2017

Are you happy that the GOP effort failed to repeal and replace Obamacare? Or disappointed? People express very strong beliefs about this, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reached out to a variety of people, public officials and others affected by this. Read the full story, and join the discussion with your comments, at http://www.myajc...
After repeal bill failure, shock, relief and disappointment in Georgia
 Christy Nelson survived thyroid cancer but has been fighting insomnia for months, terrified of the GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. She and her husband, who has Crohn’s disease, depend on protections for pre-existing conditions to afford health coverage, and following the collapse of the repeal effort their relief is...

4:00 AM Saturday, Jul. 29, 2017

Christy Nelson survived thyroid cancer but has been fighting insomnia for months, terrified of the GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. She and her husband, who has Crohn’s disease, depend on protections for pre-existing conditions to afford health coverage, and following the collapse of the repeal effort their relief is...
Relative: Mother showed demons before stabbing and killing family
 How could a mother try to kill her entire family? Days before Isabel Martinez allegedly stabbed and killed virtually her entire family, she was struggling with some demons of her own. Depressed over the recent death of her father in Mexico, the Loganville mother spiraled into depression, said a family member. That depression was ...

12:24 AM Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017

How could a mother try to kill her entire family? Days before Isabel Martinez allegedly stabbed and killed virtually her entire family, she was struggling with some demons of her own. Depressed over the recent death of her father in Mexico, the Loganville mother spiraled into depression, said a family member. That depression was ...