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Georgia woman arrested after cop appears to use coin flip app

The sound of the app's coin flip is heard, and then one officer says, "This says tails, right?" The other officer responds, "Yeah, so release?" followed by the first officer saying "23." Twenty-three is a Roswell police code for arrest.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-07-15 13:28:00

Woman killed in argument with several men at local Burger King | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

According to police, they arrived to find a woman, estimated to be about 35 years old, who appeared to be shot dead in a car.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-07-14 11:27:00

Satanic Graffiti Arrest | Fiery I-75 Crash: Cobb County News

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PATCH - 2018-07-15 15:47:24

Police Officers Under Investigation After Coin Flip Antics During an Arrest

Two police officers in Roswell, Georgia, are currently on administrative leave after they appeared to have used a coin toss app to decide whether to arrest a woman for speeding, according to police.

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-07-15 12:41:48

Five arrested in Newnan during GBI drug raid

NEWNAN, Ga. -- Five people were arrested Thursday during a meth investigation by the GBI's West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office and the Newnan Police Department.On Thursday, July 12, agents discovered information regarding a possible sale of drugs in the Newnan area. After further investigati

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-07-14 16:24:19

Peach Pass retail center opens in Kennesaw

"People can come in, ask their questions, do their business, and, maybe if they want to add another car to their account, on the spot pick up another Peach Pass rather than waiting to receive it in the mail," State Road and Tollway Authority's Chris Tomlinson said.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-07-14 15:32:00

Paraplegic zip-ties, shoots stripper with stun gun in his Georgia home, police say

DECATUR, Ga. - A man paralyzed from the waist down allegedly zip-tied a woman in his home, raped and assaulted her, WSB reports. Johnnie Thompson, 31, of Decatur, allegedly used a stun gun and shot at a woman who refused his demands, said DeKalb County police detective Chris Tappan. >> Read more tr

KRMG - 2018-07-14 15:29:00

Woman killed in shooting outside Southwest Atlanta Kroger

ATLANTA- Police are searching for the person who shot who shot and killed a woman outside a Southwest Atlanta grocery store.Atlanta police say the victim was found inside her car at the Kroger parking lot at the 2600 block of Metropolitan Parkway.Officials say they were called to the scene after rep

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-07-14 13:24:00

Police went to LeSean McCoy's home three times before alleged assault

It has emerged police have been called three times in the last year to NFL player LeSean McCoy's 6,000-square-foot house in Alpharetta, GeorgiaThe first police report was made last July, a second this April and a third in JuneDesigner Delicia Cordon was victim of a violent home invasion Tuesday morn

DAILY MAIL - 2018-07-14 15:48:22

Cartersville Man Sentenced For Producing Child Pornography

Shawn Ryan Budovic, who targeted very young children for sexual exploitation, was sentenced to 25 years followed by a lifetime supervised release, ,the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia said.

PATCH - 2018-07-14 15:55:42

Cockroaches in rice lead to Mexican restaurant failing health inspection

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- A DeKalb County Mexican restaurant has failed a health inspection, in part because of cockroaches.


WATCH: Cops Flip Coin to Decide on Jailing Woman for Speeding, Then They Kidnap Her

Roswell, GA — Sarah Webb, like millions of drivers do on a daily basis, may have traveled a little above the speed limit last April when she was targeted forrevenue collectionby two Roswell officers. During the routine stop, however, the two cops flipped a coin to decide whether or not they would ta


Paulding school board candidates see future funding, safety among top needs

Two candidates vying for an open Paulding school board seat recently discussed budgeting, outsourced janitorial services and what they believe is the school district’s greatest overall need.Businessmen Jason Anavitarte of Dallas and Dan Nolan of Acworth are seeking the Republican nomination for the

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-07-14 10:00:00

Rapper T.I. accused in Henry County State Court

According to the filing by the Solicitor General’s office, T.I., whose name is Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., allegedly made a verbal threat and acted “in a violent or tumultuous manner” towards Euwan James “on or about May 16, 2018.”


Busted Taillight Leads Deputy to Find Meth

A Rome couple, Kent Anderson Hood, 52, and Molly Elizabeth Mason, 29, both of Rome, were arrested when a traffic stop at the intersection of Redmond Road and Rogers Drive led Deputy Chris Parton to find meth.

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-07-14 03:05:48

Huge wreck involving multiple cars, tractor trailer snarls traffic near SunTrust Park

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A large accident involving several cars and a tractor trailer has traffic snarled right as a Friday night Braves game came to an end.According to Marietta Police, the accident happened on I-75 north between Windy Hill and Delk Roads and involved four to five vehicles and a tractor

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-07-14 03:21:54

Driver Indicted In Crash That Killed Woodstock Woman

WOODSTOCK, GA — A Milton woman has been indicted on charges in a fatal crash that killed a Woodstock resident in November 2017. A Cherokee County grand jury indicted Kendall Elizabeth Texter, 19, on one count of homicide by vehicle in the first degree, two counts of serious injury by vehicle, three


Early school starts may be hazardous to kids' health, CDC says | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Students throughout the ages have been saying that school starts too early, but according to one report, they may be right.


Family says father of 4 shot, killed in front porch of Atlanta home

Gehlbach talked to the victim’s younger brother, who lives at the duplex with him, but wasn’t home at the time. He said he doesn’t know why someone would want him dead.


Inmate Dies After Being Found Unresponsive At Jail

CANTON, GA — An inmate was pronounced dead Thursday after he was found unresponsive at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center, and an investigation is underway to determine the man's cause of death. The Cherokee Sheriff's Office said Brice Laurence Turner, 33, of Woodstock was pronounced dead at