Alan Judd

Alan Judd is an investigative reporter for the AJC, where he has worked since 1999. RELATED: Doctors & Sex Abuse, an AJC National Investgation

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Sean Hannity, a Trump defender, under scrutiny for real-estate deals
 On his Fox News program last summer, Sean Hannity effused praise for his guest, U.S. housing secretary Ben Carson. “I know you have done a good job,” Hannity said. “You are a good man.” Carson’s presence gave Hannity a chance to address a favorite topic: What he considers a low rate of home ownership in the United...

Posted: 7 hours ago

On his Fox News program last summer, Sean Hannity effused praise for his guest, U.S. housing secretary Ben Carson. “I know you have done a good job,” Hannity said. “You are a good man.” Carson’s presence gave Hannity a chance to address a favorite topic: What he considers a low rate of home ownership in the United...
After 42 years in state institutions, woman seeks a home of her own
 Lucretia Felder was 2 when social workers placed her in foster care. Soon she moved on: to group homes, to a residential school for intellectually disabled children, to a “retardation center” for adults. She spent time in one state psychiatric hospital, then another, then one more. She went to jail. Finally, she ended up...

Posted: 3 days ago

Lucretia Felder was 2 when social workers placed her in foster care. Soon she moved on: to group homes, to a residential school for intellectually disabled children, to a “retardation center” for adults. She spent time in one state psychiatric hospital, then another, then one more. She went to jail. Finally, she ended up...
Marchers in Atlanta plan for more in political season
 In Atlanta and Washington, in Dahlonega and Parkland, in more than 800 cities across the nation, Americans marched Saturday against gun violence, trying to transform a moment of outrage into a movement for change. “Enough is enough!” chanted Atlanta protestors, estimated by police to number 30,000. “Not one more!”...

Posted: 30 days ago

In Atlanta and Washington, in Dahlonega and Parkland, in more than 800 cities across the nation, Americans marched Saturday against gun violence, trying to transform a moment of outrage into a movement for change. “Enough is enough!” chanted Atlanta protestors, estimated by police to number 30,000. “Not one more!”...
In Atlanta and across the nation, protesters say, ‘Enough is enough’ 
 In Atlanta and Washington, in Dahlonega and Parkland, in more than 800 cities across the nation, Americans marched Saturday against gun violence, trying to transform a moment of outrage into a movement for change. “Enough is enough!” chanted Atlanta protesters, estimated by police to number 30,000. “Not one more!”...

Posted: 30 days ago

In Atlanta and Washington, in Dahlonega and Parkland, in more than 800 cities across the nation, Americans marched Saturday against gun violence, trying to transform a moment of outrage into a movement for change. “Enough is enough!” chanted Atlanta protesters, estimated by police to number 30,000. “Not one more!”...
Tech coach’s accuser jailed on old Georgia warrant
 The Arizona man who accused Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexually assaulting his girlfriend has been arrested as a fugitive from Georgia. Ron Bell, 51, of Tucson was arrested on a warrant issued by a judge in Cobb County in 2001, shortly after he moved out of Georgia without permission while serving a probated...

7:22 PM Friday, Mar. 16, 2018

The Arizona man who accused Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexually assaulting his girlfriend has been arrested as a fugitive from Georgia. Ron Bell, 51, of Tucson was arrested on a warrant issued by a judge in Cobb County in 2001, shortly after he moved out of Georgia without permission while serving a probated...
Pastner’s accuser jailed as a Georgia fugitive
 The Arizona man who accused Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexually assaulting his girlfriend has been arrested as a fugitive from Georgia. Ron Bell, 51, of Tucson, was taken into custody Wednesday on a fugitive warrant from Georgia and is being held without bond, according to the Pima County, Arizona, sheriff&rsquo...

12:41 AM Friday, Mar. 16, 2018

The Arizona man who accused Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexually assaulting his girlfriend has been arrested as a fugitive from Georgia. Ron Bell, 51, of Tucson, was taken into custody Wednesday on a fugitive warrant from Georgia and is being held without bond, according to the Pima County, Arizona, sheriff&rsquo...
New Orleans lawyer to lead investigation of Georgia Tech’s Josh Pastner
 A New Orleans-based lawyer is leading an investigation into allegations that Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner sexually assaulted an Arizona woman. Tech hired attorney Scott Schneider of the law firm Fisher Phillips to lead the review, announced last week after the woman, Jennifer Pendley, and her boyfriend, Ron Bell...

8:09 PM Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

A New Orleans-based lawyer is leading an investigation into allegations that Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner sexually assaulted an Arizona woman. Tech hired attorney Scott Schneider of the law firm Fisher Phillips to lead the review, announced last week after the woman, Jennifer Pendley, and her boyfriend, Ron Bell...
The coach and the ex-con
 For his 40th birthday last fall, Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner got a unique gift from his biggest fan. It was a limited-edition T-shirt bearing some of Pastner’s favorite motivational phrases: “Positive energy only.” “Attitude of gratitude.” “Hope is a bad strategy.” And this: &ldquo...

5:00 AM Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

For his 40th birthday last fall, Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner got a unique gift from his biggest fan. It was a limited-edition T-shirt bearing some of Pastner’s favorite motivational phrases: “Positive energy only.” “Attitude of gratitude.” “Hope is a bad strategy.” And this: &ldquo...
Georgia Tech investigating sexual assault claims against coach Josh Pastner
 Georgia Tech opened an investigation Friday into allegations its men’s basketball coach sexually assaulted an Arizona woman. The school said it would hire an “outside, independent” investigator to look into charges against second-year coach Josh Pastner. He was accused in a lawsuit filed Thursday of assaulting or harassing...

11:35 PM Friday, Feb. 09, 2018

Georgia Tech opened an investigation Friday into allegations its men’s basketball coach sexually assaulted an Arizona woman. The school said it would hire an “outside, independent” investigator to look into charges against second-year coach Josh Pastner. He was accused in a lawsuit filed Thursday of assaulting or harassing...
Georgia Tech to investigate sexual assault allegations against coach
 Georgia Tech opened an investigation Friday into accusations that its men’s basketball coach sexually assaulted an Arizona woman. After refusing to comment on allegations against second-year coach Josh Pastner, Tech released a statement saying it will hire an “outside, independent” investigator to look into the matter...

8:51 PM Friday, Feb. 09, 2018

Georgia Tech opened an investigation Friday into accusations that its men’s basketball coach sexually assaulted an Arizona woman. After refusing to comment on allegations against second-year coach Josh Pastner, Tech released a statement saying it will hire an “outside, independent” investigator to look into the matter...
Tech coach Pastner accused of sexual assault in court filing
 At least 14 times in 10 months, Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner sexually assaulted or harassed the girlfriend of his self-described biggest supporter, the woman alleges in court papers Thursday. Jennifer Pendley, 45, of Tucson, Arizona, said Pastner tried to force her to engage in a sex act and repeatedly...

11:02 PM Thursday, Feb. 08, 2018

At least 14 times in 10 months, Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner sexually assaulted or harassed the girlfriend of his self-described biggest supporter, the woman alleges in court papers Thursday. Jennifer Pendley, 45, of Tucson, Arizona, said Pastner tried to force her to engage in a sex act and repeatedly...