Man serving 105 years for shooting Cobb police off...
by Philip Clements
12:42 AM, Thursday, May 28
MARIETTA — A man convicted in October on 12 charges related to a 2014 shooting of a Cobb police officer was found dead while in custody at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, officials say. James Albert Phillips, 36, died Monday, according to ...

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