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Acworth man allegedly breaks into 7 cars, runs from cops before being tased

An Acworth man allegedly broke into nearly a dozen cars at an auto repair shop and ran from police before being arrested, authorities said.Acworth police arrested Justin Copson for over a dozen charges, including obstruction, Channel 2 Action News reported.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-05-24 21:48:00

GSP employee accused of filing false report that triggered massive manhunt in Armuchee

Floyd County Police have charged a state employee, Cheryl Lisa Stewart, 40, of Armuchee, with making a false report of a crime for claiming that a man came into the Georgia State Patrol post on the Martha Berry Highway Wednesday with a handgun and made a threat to kill her.According to a press relea

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-05-24 23:30:00

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Marietta officer saves choking baby

“She just had a bottle. That’s all she had,” the baby’s grandmother, Kianna Dorsey, tells the officer in the video.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-05-24 22:25:34

What's Going on in Gordon County

Wings and Wheels Fly-In and Car Show at the Tom B. David Airport on Saturday, May 26.The event begins at 9 a.m., with rides scheduled to take place from 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The food will be provided by a number of local food vendors, with barbecue, tacos,

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-05-25 13:48:00

PETA plans billboard to honor 10 cows killed in I-75 crash

The billboard, which the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals officials say is in the works, comes with a message: “I’m ME, Not MEAT. See the Individual. Go Vegan.”

MYAJC.COM - 2018-05-25 10:57:00

Accused Burglar Shot By Homeowner Indicted By Grand Jury

WOODSTOCK, GA — The man who allegedly broke into a Cherokee County residence and was shot by the homeowner has been indicted in connection to the November 2017 incident. A Cherokee County grand jury last week indicted Donavan Simmons on one count each of burglary in the first degree, terroristic thr

PATCH - 2018-05-25 18:25:23

Acworth Wow House: Gourmet Kitchen Worthy Of Any Chef

ACWORTH, GA — This spectacular brick and stone European home is in Cobb County's only gated, golf community. Gourmet kitchen any chef would envy with Wolf appliances, center island, walk-in pantry and overlooking keeping room with access to screened porch. There's also a banquet sized dining room, a

PATCH - 2018-05-25 03:05:56

Woman who sold fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills gets 3 years

Prosecutors say she sold about 100 pills to a confidential Drug Enforcement Administration source for $1,400 on June 13. DEA agents searcher her home later that night and found the money from the sale, as well as about 100 more counterfeit pills hidden in a dietary supplement bottle.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-05-25 14:26:32

Autopsy Results On Nurse Found Dead Could Take 'Months': Police

The cause of death for the woman is pending, as autopsy results could take a "couple of months," said police spokesperson Pacer Cordry.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 19:39:18

Teen charged in crash that killed 3, including a baby: ‘I never saw an | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

WOODSTOCK, Ga. -A metro Atlanta teenager who is charged ina crash that killed three people, including a 3-month-old baby, said she was looking at the road at the time of the deadly incident.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-05-24 17:55:00

BREAKING: Cruise ship deserter captured at Atlanta Amtrak station, feds say

U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionAtlanta U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents escort Gentian Kurdina, 23, after the Albanian national deserted his cruise ship in Louisiana and boarded a train bound for New York City.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-05-25 08:20:00

Officer directs traffic in purple wig after losing bet to 5th grader

WOODSTOCK, Ga.- A police officer in Woodstock bet a 5th grader that if he got his grades up, the officer would do “anything” the student asked him to do.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-05-24 17:49:23

Teen says there was nothing she could have done to prevent crash that killed three

WOODSTOCK, Ga.- A teenager toldChannel 2 Action Newsno matter how many times she goes over the tragic accident in her mind, there was nothing she could have done to prevent her SUV from hitting three pedestrians last year in Woodstock.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-05-23 22:58:44

Five arrested in four meth possession cases

Rome and Floyd County authorities have charged five people with felony possession of methamphetamine in four different cases.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Toni Elise Orr, 46, 75 Shaw Street, Kingston, and Jody L. Pelfrey, 48, of 11B Oakcrest Trail, were taken arrested Tuesday night by Floyd

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-05-23 20:37:00

Restaurant Inspections: Dead Insects, Mold Buildup

America's Best Value Inn (Tourist Accommodation Inspections)5245 GLADE RD ACWORTH, GA 30102View inspections:May 22, 2018 Score: 100, Grade: A


Cobb Woman Killed In Crash With Tractor-Trailer

Margaret Lightfoot, 31, of Austell, was driving her 2000 Chrysler minivan west on Six Flags Road at about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday when a tractor-trailer pulled out from a private driveway, according to Cobb County Police.


Police remove slithering suspects from Acworth neighborhood

"Job well done!" Acworth Police said on Facebook,sharing a photo of the sneaky suspectswith Lt. Endicott.


'It's whimpering. It can't move!' | 911 calls released after dog found inside plastic container

"I wish I could send you a picture. A housekeeper just went into the room to check the room, but there is a dog in a plastic container. That the dog can't even stretch its legs. It's only enough room for the dog to be curled up in a plastic container in a drawer," the employee said.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-05-24 11:53:25

Nurse Found Dead Inside Car At Northside Hospital Cherokee

The woman, a 44-year-old nurse who worked at the hospital, was found inside her vehicle by a security guard, said Canton Police Department spokesperson Pacer Cordry.


Doctor Pleads Guilty In Federal Opioid Distribution Case

MILTON, GA — A former county medical examiner and forensic pathologist has entered a guilty plea in federal court to conspiracy to illegally distribute painkiller in exchange for sexual favors, the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Northern District of Georgia said.