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CPD joints begins sobriety checkpoints this weekend through OPERATION ZERO-TOLERANCE
Beginning today, June 22, and running through Thursday, July 5, 2018, the Calhoun Police Department will join the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s “OPERATION ZERO-TOLERANCE”sobriety checkpoint program – the nation-wide law enforcement crackdown on alcohol and drug-impaired drivers. Traf
WORLD'S FIRST COCA-COLA SIGN: Coke mural in Cartersville | WSB
Nearly 125 years later, the sign is still there, the drug store is still there and the train still goes by.
Man kills lawyer representing wife in divorce, then kills himself, police say
Walter Radford, the man accused in Mari’s shooting, was found dead at his ex-wife's home on Willow Bend Drive an hour later, Cartersville police said. Officials toldChannel 2 Action Newshe died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Wendy’s location closes after employees caught dealing meth
After a lengthy investigation, the four suspects were taken into custody around 2 p.m. on Thursday. The restaurant, which is located on Riverstone Parkway in Canton, was forced to close for a few hours before reopening later that afternoon.
Man facing drug charges after burglary
A Rome man remained in jail without bond Friday, facing drug and burglary charges.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Shannon Dale Wheat, 43, of 102 Kings Court, was arrested around 7:15 p.m. at his home, where police went to serve a felony burglary warrant. While at the home, police found oxycod
Divorce attorney killed by client's husband in murder-suicide, officia
CARTERSVILLE, Ga.—A prominent divorce attorney in Georgiawas shot and killedat his law office Wednesday by the husband of a client he was representing, Bartow County officials confirmed.
Rome Man Arrested After Police Heard His Music
Jeremy Neshaun Walker, 27 of Rome, was arrested at the intersection of Cherokee St and Harper Avenue after police said he was driving erratically and with loud music.
Murdered Cartersville attorney told friend he feared for his life before he died
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — It was a devastating day in Bartow County on Wednesday when a popular family law attorney was shot and killed by a client's ex-husband who later killed himself.A wreath lies in front of the law office of Antonio Mari, who was killed right after finalizing his client's divorce.Ant
Man gets out of jail to find home burglarized
A Rome man reported to police Thursday that his Watson Street was ransacked of every valuable item while he was incarcerated for the past 12 months.According to Rome police reports:During his first month at the Floyd County Jail, the man’s dad told him someone had broken into his home but he could n
Wendy's Employees Sold Meth From Canton Restaurant: Cops
CANTON, GA — Four employees at a Wendy's restaurant are accused of selling methamphetamine out of the fast food joint in Canton, according to an agency tasked with cracking down on drug distribution in Cherokee County.
Rome Man Wanted for Murder Arrested in Savannah
Allen was arrested late last year after being found to be in possession of cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana and synthetic marijuana in his vehicle outside a home on Chambers Street. Reports added that despite being a convicted felon he was also found to be in possession of a 38 snub nose revolver
Northside Hospital honored twice, opens patient tower
The Sandy Springs-based Northside Hospital health care system June 21 announced three news items.First, it has been recognized for having among the best hospitals in the nation for patient experience. Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, has annou
Man Arrested After Trying to Fight Others at Rome Park
Michael Chase McEachern, 21 of Grantville, was booked into the Floyd County Jail this week after police said he attempted to fight numerous people at Riverside Park in Rome.
Bond denied for man accused of fatally shooting boyfriend
A Floyd County Superior Court judge denied a man’s motion for bond almost a month after he was charged with murder in the shooting death of a man described as his boyfriend.The motion from Demonte Tywon Penn, 26, of 325 Edgewood Ave., was denied Thursday by Judge Billy Sparks on the grounds he is a
Report: Forged checks cashed at Hop-N-Shop
The owner reported the incident to Rome police Wednesday, saying one check from Guardian Insurance was cashed May 12 and the other from Biddle Scrap Recycling on May 17. A total of $1,100 was given out by the store at 301 Calhoun Ave. from the cashed checks.
'Homicide Investigation' Underway In Cartersville: Police
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Vigil set for murdered mom of five | Boyfriend sought, still at large
ROME, Ga. -- A candlelight vigil will be held Thursday night for the murdered mother of five children, whose boyfriend is still being sought in the case.
Police, Family Seek Answers In Man's Disappearance
EMERSON, GA — The family of a man who has been missing for nearly a month braved reporters and joined Bartow County Sheriff's Office officials to call on the public to help them find their loved one. Freddy "Seth" Morgan has been missing since May 24, and sheriff's office investigators are hoping re
Wanted Cherokee man kills self as police surround parents' home
COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Police have confirmed the suspect in a SWAT standoff at a Marietta home had killed himself.Police said Marshall Phillip McCall, 47, of Acworth, was wanted out of Cherokee County.McCall was wanted out of Cherokee after a domestic dispute that left one victim in critical condition.
Lack of hand-washing, spilled garbage and flies hit one eatery
Restaurant inspectors around the Tennessee Valley were hard at work this week, visiting dozens of establishments.While many passed with high scores, several restaurants were cited for unsafe food handling and cleanliness problems.