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Brothers killed by train in middle Georgia identified

MACON, Ga. — The coroner's office confirmed the names of two people killed after being hit by a freight train on Saturday. Coroner Leon Jones said Cory Dale Cranmore, 28, and his brother, Brian Cranmore, 30, died in the incident.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-16 03:13:00

11 people plead guilty in Georgia food stamp fraud case

--- The DOJ says law enforcement opened an investigation after hearing Alford was giving cash for food stamps and allowing SNAP recipients to buy ineligible items. Undercover transactions showed the average purchase at Alford’s store was around $56, while the average purchase in Georgia is around $7

WMAZ - 2018-12-13 14:32:00

Georgia teacher admits to biting teen girl’s butt while in pool: offered cop $200 bribe

Jonathan William Herbert a Dacula, Georgia, Gwinnett County middle school teacher reaches plea deal after biting 14 year old girl’s butt in swimming pool. A former Gwinnett County middle school teacher has pleaded guilty to biting a 14-year-old teenage girl’s butt as she played water volleyball duri

SCALLYWAGANDVAGABOND.COM - 2018-12-15 12:11:09

Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia

LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-16 01:03:00

Georgia officer shot, killed during traffic stop, K-9 critically wounded, police say

A police officer in DeKalb County, Georgia, was fatally shot during a traffic stop Thursday, officials said. The deadly incident occurred after authorities attempted to stop a vehicle, whose operator drove off, police told Fox 5 Atlanta. A foot pursuit ultimately ensued, following which both an offi

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 01:44:14

Georgia’s Brian Kemp Likely Made Up Hacking Claim Against Dems, Report Finds

Two days before Georgia voters headed to the polls last month to decide between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp in the gubernatorial race, Kemp, who was secretary of state, pulled a brazen stunt that seemed ludicrous at the time.

SPLINTER - 2018-12-15 20:47:00

This Must-Try Farmhouse Restaurant Is Hiding In Georgia’s Most Charming Town

Usually when you’re driving through a small town in Georgia, you can only hope to find charming, quaint restaurants that are excellent representations of the area. In the small town of Austell, you’ll find just that. Nestled in the heart of this small town of around 6,500 inhabitants you’ll find thi

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

The Georgia Christmas Display That’s Been Named Among The Most Beautiful In The World

We’re lucky to live in a state that has some pretty phenomenal light displays that go up around the holidays. This holiday display, in particular, is one of the most beautiful in the country — visitors come from all over to take a walking tour of the historic area and professional Christmas decor. N

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

A judge struck down Obamacare nationwide. Here's how it could affect Georgia:

ATLANTA - A Texas judge on Friday evening struck down the entire Affordable Care Act nationwide. If the ruling is upheld, it will impact far more than the half-million Georgians who have an insurance plan through the health care exchange, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-16 01:34:51

Georgia teen pleads guilty to sex attack on 69-year-old woman

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A teenager in Georgia pleaded guilty to entering a home without consent and attacking a 69-year-old woman, according to the district attorney's office. Ri’Kevion Howard, 17, of St. Mary’s, also pleaded mentally ill, which was accepted by the judge. He was sentenced to 25 years in pr

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-12-12 20:15:52

Georgia road bandit shot dead after preying on armed citizen

A road bandit, monetarily preying on citizens for the state of Georgia, was shot dead Thursday after confronting an armed citizen. The citizen, apparently at his wits end after being pulled over, fled on foot.

DEBORAHLEEJARRETT.COM - 2018-12-14 12:46:46

Trucker says he was ‘wrongfully’ stopped and arrested by Georgia troopers

The driver claims the troopers tried to delete this cell phone footage after he was arrested. A truck driver says his dash cam video and cell phone footage proves he was wrongfully stopped and arrested after an encounter with two Georgia troopers.

CDLLIFE.COM - 2018-12-14 09:06:13

Georgia man convicted of molesting 10-year-old child

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Georgia man was convicted of molesting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old child, according to the district attorney's office. District Attorney Jackie Johnson announced Jeromy Truman Chandler of Woodbine faces a maximum possible sentence of 25 years in prison for the incident,

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-12-12 20:17:07

University of North Georgia's economic impact on the area might surprise you

The University of North Georgia, across its five campuses and online programs, had an estimated $620 million economic impact on Northeast Georgia in the 2017 fiscal year. The study measures direct and indirect spending that contributes to the university’s service region.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-12-16 01:39:00

Man shot with own gun after struggle with Georgia State Patrol Trooper

Sparta, GA (WJBF) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a man who ran from a traffic stop in Hancock County. Investigators say the shooting happened Wednesday evening on Fairmont Road in Sparta.

WJBF.COM - 2018-12-15 00:20:00

Amazon packages addressed to Georgia Tech found in wooded area of Coweta County

Coweat County, GA (CBS46) Imagine waiting for your package, getting a delivery notification but the package never shows up. That's the case for dozens after Amazon packages were recovered miles from their destination.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-15 13:51:26

Food Network list says these Georgia BBQ restaurants are the nation's best

It may come as no surprise to locals, but Georgia has some of the best BBQ in America. Food Network released its list of ‘Best barbecue from Coast to Coast,’ and Poole's in Ellijay made the list, along with Heirloom Market BBQ on Akers Mill Road SE in Atlanta.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-14 21:03:00

BREAKING: Officer and K9 Shot In Georgia

A police officer and K9 have been shot in DeKalb County. DeKalb County, GA - A DeKalb county officer and a police K9 were shot Thursday evening. The incident started as a traffic stop on Candler Rd, according to WSB-TV.

DEFENSEMAVEN.IO - 2018-12-13 23:36:51

Fallen Georgia officer was shot repeatedly; wounded police dog 'stable'

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia police officer gunned down after a traffic stop and foot chase east of Atlanta was shot multiple times by an assailant who also opened fire on a police dog named Indi, who is in stable condition, state officials said Friday afternoon.

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-12-15 05:50:45

Georgia Police Officer Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop was Engaged and Days Away from 25th Birthday

A DeKalb County officer killed in the line of duty Thursday was a rookie cop who had been with the department a little over a year. Edgar Isidro Flores, 24, took gunfire while pursuing a man who ran from a traffic stop on Candler Road near I-20 about 5 p.m., according to police. He was shot multiple

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-12-15 11:53:30