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Restaurant Inspections: Black Mold, Slime, Expired Food

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PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Standoff Ends With Tear Gas After Man Threatens To Kill Police

Officers fired gas rounds into a home, ending a SWAT standoff Tuesday, after a man threatened his family and texted he would kill police. LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - A SWAT standoff ended Tuesday when officers fired gas rounds into a house and arrested a man after he threatened family members and texted pol

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:47:19

Fallen Tree Closes Wills Road In Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, GA - A portion of Wills Road is closed in Alpharetta after a tree has fallen across a segment of the thoroughfare. The road is closed between Rucker Road and S.R. 9/Main Street, the city said on its Facebook page. "A tree has fallen across the road and taken down power lines," the city

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:48:31

Family Of Bedridden Woman Arrested; Maggots, Cockroaches Eating Her Decomposing Legs

SUGAR HILL, GA - A bedridden woman's husband and son have been arrested in Georgia after police found her in horrific conditions in her home, with her legs rotting and maggots crawling on her. The woman's husband Terry Sorrell, 54, and son, Christian Sorrell, 18, were taken into custody and charged

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-03-21 15:00:11

A 13-year-old threatens to 'murder black people' in Georgia NAACP voicemail

A 13-year-old teen was recently arrested after he left a "disgusting" voicemail for Cobb County NAACP members in Georgia, threatening to "murder Black people" last month, CBS 46reported. "My number is kill n***ers 101," the racist and hateful message said. "My name, Johnny Rebel. My profession, murd

THEATLANTAVOICE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:33:49

'Taxi Cab Bandit' bank robber gets 14 years in prison

ATLANTA - A bank robber was sentenced to 14 years in prison for robbing five metro-Atlanta banks. During the metro-Atlanta robberies, Rondell Muwwakkil would pass notes to the tellers demanding they give him small bills. "Muwwakkil never cared about the terror he caused when robbing these banks," sa

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 23:06:00

Alpharetta native to premier film in hometown

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Jason Winn's passion for film began watching movies like "Forrest Gump" and "Natural Born Killers" as a teenager at Alpharetta's Mansell Crossing theater. Nearly 15 years later, the Alpharetta native will have his latest production premiered at the theater that provided the foundat

NORTHFULTON.COM - 2018-03-21 18:10:00

Woman killed in Green Street wreck

A woman was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Green Street late Monday night, March 19. Gainesville Fire Department Division Chief Keith Smith said one patient was trapped before being transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in critical condition in the wreck. Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Ho

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-20 06:22:00

Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon


SWAT team activated for barricaded person in Buford

Gwinnett Police officers are working the scene of a barricaded person on Tuggle Road near West Rock Quarry Road in Buford. Police sent the notice at noon Tuesday, March 20, and the SWAT team was activated. Gwinnett Police officers are working the scene of a barricaded person on Tuggle Road near West

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-20 19:20:00

Trial begins in vehicular homicide case

After nearly two years of delays and continuances, the jury trial will go forward this week for a man charged with felony homicide by vehicle stemming from a 2016 hit and run. State of Georgia vs. Joshua Davis will take place throughout this week in Superior Criminal Court. Davis, a 32-year-old resi

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-03-20 23:15:00

Woman ID'd in deadly I-285 crash; husband charged

A man faces vehicular homicide charges in a crash that killed his wife and shut down I-285 East for more than five hours Sunday. David Cho, 61, was charged with failure to maintain a lane and second-degree vehicular homicide, Sandy Springs police said Monday. The victim has been identified as Sue Ch


Toddler found dead in Cartersville; police investigating

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Cartersville are investigating after learning of a small child's death early Monday morning. Officers arrived at the 300 block of Old Mill Road around 6:50 a.m. after a call of a cardiac arrest. There they found an unresponsive 2-year-old girl. The child was later conf


Lightning causes 2 house fires in Gwinnett overnight

Lightning caused house fires in Lilburn and Lawrenceville overnight Monday, said Capt. Tommy Rutledge of Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services. Both occurred shortly before midnight. Firefighters responded to the first, on Dundee Drive in Lilburn, at 11:45 p.m. Smoke and flames could be seen c

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-20 14:10:50

Woman allegedly kidnapped by ex-boyfriend has been found

CANTON, Ga. - Police have confirmed that both a woman and her ex-boyfriend who allegedly kidnapped her have been found. Police say that the suspect and the victim were found in separate locations. Calvin Elliot, the ex-boyfriend, is in custody and Brittany Young, the victim, is being interviewed at


Job Openings: Fulton County Schools, Willy's, Northside Hospital

ALPHARETTA-MILTON, GA - Businesses across the region are looking for new employees and Patch and Zip Recruiter have listed tons of openings on our searchable jobs board. Here are recent job postings in the area. Click on the job title for complete info. See hundreds of openings at our Alpharetta-Mil

PATCH - 2018-03-20 12:00:00

13-year-old arrested for 'disgusting' terroristic voicemails against Cobb NAACP

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Marietta Police Department says they believe they've identified the person responsible for leaving terroristic voice messages for the Cobb County NAACP. On Feb. 28, 2018 the Cobb County Police Department and the Marietta Police Department were contacted by the local chapter of th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 22:38:00

Alpharetta making changes to better accommodate parking needs in the city

With the increasing school population and more student drivers in the city, Alpharetta continues to face the issue of where to park. The proposal to modify the Unified Development Code to accommodate the need for off-site and shared parking was heard by Mayor Pro Tem Donald Mitchell and council hear

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 15:41:00

Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie


Atlanta motorcyclist killed in Florida crash

An Atlanta motorcyclist died after a driver crashed into his motorcycle and three others stopped along a Florida highway, authorities said. John Hawkins, 53, of Atlanta, died on the scene near mile marker No. 57. The crash happened when 23-year-old Sean Marlin veered his pickup truck off the Florida