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Death investigation underway at Gordon County home

Police are investigating a death at a home in Gordon County on Tuesday. Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle tells Channel 3, a body was found at a home on W. Line Street. Chief Pyle says the cause of death has not been determined.


Adairsville police say Cartersville man had meth in vehicle

Adairsville Police recently arrested a man on drug charges after they reportedly stopped him while he drove without headlights on after dark and found methamphetamine in his vehicle.


Gwinnett woman pleads guilty to killing husband, 4 kids

A Loganville woman has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing her husband and four children, and stabbing a fifth child, who survived, the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Arrest made in shooting of UGA student

An arrest was made early Tuesday in connection with the shooting of a University of Georgia student and the armed robbery of another student Monday morning, Athens-Clarke County police said.


Why are so many people getting rare cancers in this small Georgia town?

In Waycross, there’s a tale about a boy who got a surprise while playing outside one day. He was behind his home on Brunel Street. This was back in the middle of the 20th century in a working-class neighborhood on the southeast side of the railroad yard. He got ahold of some matches. The boy was nea


Teen accused of threats to Cartersville schools has no ties to them

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - New details in the threat that led to four Cartersville City Schools being placed on lockdown last Thursday. The FBI helped police track down the person accused of causing the panic. It turns out, that juvenile has no direct ties to Cartersville and is actually fr


Georgia Teen Charged in Fatal Wreck

CAIRO, Ga. – In January, Anna McBride, 18, was following too closely to another vehicle on Highway 319 when she wrecked, WALB reported. In the process, she killed 18-year-old, Levi Knop, a Thomasville High School student.


Rome Man Brutally Attacks Mother, Man Attempting to Help

Jerome Dustin Knight, 36 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he allegedly attempted to straggle his mother during an altercation at a home on Lyons Drive. Reports added that after Knight placed his arms around his mother’s neck he allegedly broke her iPhone in an attempt to prevent he


GBI: Man dies after being found unresponsive in North Georgia

CALHOUN, Ga. — Calhoun Police have called on the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to help investigate a man's death. According GBI spokesperson Nelly Miles, James Balston was taken to a local hospital after he was found unresponsive, and he later died. He was 47.


Expect delays today on I-75 South in Gordon County

Travelers heading south on I-75 today through Gordon County should expect delays. The two left lanes and shoulder on I-75 South are closed between mile posts 312 and 313.4 to repair "deteriorating asphalt spots on this stretch of the interstate," according to the state Department of Transportation.


Offset Facing Felony Charge in Georgia for Alleged Gun Possession

——— Migos rapper Offset has been arrested in Atlanta, Georgia for alleged gun possession, E! News can confirm. On Friday, the artist, who is currently on probation, was driving a vehicle that was pulled over for having tinted windows, TMZ reported. It was during a search of the car that authorities


Arrest made in Cartersville school shutdown

CARTERSVILLE — On Tuesday, formal charges were made on the juvenile suspect who called in threats to the Cartersville Elementary School on April 18, according to a press release from Cartersville Police. The juvenile from Riverdale was charged by Cartersville Police investigators with terroristic th


Georgia prisoner sentenced for running drug operation behind bars

MORGAN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Georgia inmate is sentenced to an additional 25-years in prison for running a drug trafficking operation from behind bars. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Edwin Murillo from Gwinnett County was communicating with people on the outside to distribute meth.


Mother fed up with flooding that she says causes hazard for young son

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. - A Bartow County mother says every time it rains, her yard floods so bad that her son can’t even walk home from the bus stop. Ashley Griffith gave cellphone video to Channel 2’s Alyssa Hyman showing the massive amount of water that ends up in her yard on Womack Drive.


Cartersville Man Chokes out Woman in Bed

A woman went to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office on April 16th and stated she was assaulted in her home on Stiles Court in Cartersville early that morning. She said her husband, 43-year-old Shedrick Antonio Bowens, told her to go to the bedroom so they could talk. When she refused, she said he beg


NEW: Suspect arrested in woman’s shooting death in SW Atlanta after argument

A shooting that left a woman dead near the Atlanta University Center started as an argument between her and another woman, authorities said. Atlanta police officers were sent to the 900 block of Sells Avenue about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to Atlanta police spokesman James White. The woman, ident


Hepatitis A outbreak grows in Georgia

ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Health is urging the public to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A as the infection continues to spread in the state. The state agency reports that it has identified hundreds - as many as 250 - of cases involving the highly-contagious liver infection since June 201


Probation warrant yields additional felony drug charge

A Rome man picked up on a probation warrant faces a new felony drug charge after a quantity of methamphetamine was recovered at the time of his arrest. Tomas Cruz Valdez, 25, of 215 Paris Drive, was arrested Monday morning at a location on Calhoun Avenue by deputies armed. They found meth in the doo


Pregnant Georgia woman killed in car crash was once homeless, lost mother

Shaun Smith only knew Jessica Senior for a little more than a year, and was impressed by her commitment to her faith and to her children. Smith, a bishop at Reunited in Christ Family Worship Center in Powder Springs, said Senior began attending his services with a friend and immediately rolled up he