5 years after Ga. rampage, courthouses aren't safer

Anger followed Nichols' spree, but many security plans still aren't in play


By Rhonda Cook
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — Five years ago, after Brian Nichols shot up the Fulton County Courthouse and killed three people there, authorities vowed to aggressively address security shortcomings.

Committees were formed. Meetings were held. And money was spent, at first.

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