September 13, 2006
It was taped right here in Georgia.
In July Dateline worked with the Harris County Sheriff's Office in rural west Georgia. They arrested 20 men who showed up after arranging meetings to have sex with underaged teens.
Dougherty District Attorney Ken Hodges says it's an all too common problem. Right now his office is prosecuting a suspect who used the internet to find a target.
"They only have one thing in mind when they want to meet your child. They want to sexually abuse that child and in some cases it can even have fatal results," said District Attorney Ken Hodges.
Hodges says it can be tough to find those internet predators. He says parents can protect their kids by closely monitoring their internet usage.
You can see more of Dateline's Georgia investigation next Friday.
Albany's police chief responded to concerns about the nonstop gunfire happening in one South Albany neighborhood.
Phoebe Putney Hospital recently upgraded a device that will give patients with irregular heartbeats more surgical options.
NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, but with rain in the forecast, it is stirring up a debate between the track and the drivers.
The Worth County's Best Friends Humane Society's biggest fundraiser of the year is just around the corner and tickets are selling out fast.
Spring pollens have made an early appearance this year in Southwest Georgia.