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Infant found dead inside South Macon home - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

If you have any information, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.

41NBC.COM - 2018-07-18 16:15:21

Incidents for the week of July 18

Forsyth man charged after punching girlfriend, child on July 4A 47-year-old black Forsyth man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly punched his girlfriend and her son on July 4. At about 3:39 a.m. on July 5, a Forsyth woman told Dep. Christian Sawley she had dinner with

MYMCR.NET - 2018-07-18 19:47:00

Retailer's Georgia distribution facility to bring 130 jobs

The president of the Development Authority of Monroe County, Bo Gregory, tells The Telegraph that Philadelphia-based Five Below chose the county for its "shovel ready" state-certified site. Gregory says construction has already begun on the center, which is slated to be more than 770,000 square feet

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-07-19 07:02:34

TO THE EDITOR: Coach Pitts brought Forsyth together

The summer before we integrated, we had to go to Football Camp. That was an experience in itself. Dan Pitts was coach. He did not care what color you were; if you could play ball and had good grades, you could play. It was a good camp.

MYMCR.NET - 2018-07-18 20:23:00

Forsyth judge praised for saving missing toddler

A local judge has been hailed as a hero by law enforcement after news spread that he jumped into a pool to save a missing child this past weekend.According to Cpl. Doug Rainwater, spokesman for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, a 2-year-old boy was reported critically missing by his mother at 8:0

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-07-18 18:44:00

Five in connection with shots fired now in custody

Griffin Police Department officers have arrested five suspects in connection with multiple shots fired in the area of the Waterford subdivision.Joshua Johnson, 18; Twintonia Armstrong, 17; Montravius Duffie, 17; Demonte Duffie, 26; and a juvenile were arrested in connection with the shootings. The d

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-18 00:43:00

Mother arrested, charged after infant dies at Macon apartment

Carla Rochelle Pounds, 22, is charged with cruelty to children in the first degree.

WMAZ - 2018-07-18 15:42:40

Child hit by car in Macon, taken to hospital

MACON, Ga. -- A child was hit by a car Wednesday evening, a Bibb County deputy at the scene said.The accident happened on Greenwood Terrace, which sits near Bloomfield Dr.The deputy said that a group of children were playing in the street when the incident happened.An ambulance took the child to a h

WGXA.TV - 2018-07-18 20:59:01

BCSO investigating after infant dies at Macon apartment

An infant died at a Macon apartment on Wednesday.The call came in around 10:20 a.m. after the 1-year-old was found unresponsive by the mother at an apartment in the Pendleton Homes apartment complex located on Houston Avenue, according to a Bibb County Sheriff's Office news release.When emergency me

WMAZ - 2018-07-18 15:42:40

Griffin police arrest five, find 2 semi-automatic weapons in connection with shooting

Officers made a traffic stop on the vehicle, and detained five suspects - Joshua Johnson, Twintonia Armstrong, Montravious Duffie, Demonte Duffie and a juvenile - the release says.

WGXA.TV - 2018-07-17 15:55:01

WATCH | Mayhem breaks out during Applebee's waitress assault

Investigators said the women each beat their victim, an Applebee's waitress, and robbed her of tip and tab money. One of the suspects is accused of stabbing the waitress before the attackers escaped in a white Infiniti SUV.

WRDW-TV - 2018-07-18 12:13:00

Deputies: Child dies following traffic accident in Monroe County - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

Monroe County deputies say the drivers involved in the crash, 24-year-old Carole Foster and 51-year-old Howard Zach, died shortly after the head-on collision.


BREAKING: City issues boil water advisory

To protect the public from a potential health hazard, all citizens that have experienced water outages and/or low water pressures are advised to “boil” all water prior to use for drinking, cooking, or preparing baby food. The water should be boiled for at least one minute after reaching a rolling bo


Hearing set for defendant arrested in drug probe

Numerous drug transactions were observed, and numerous arrests were made. Crack cocaine also was recovered, with crack being the primary but not the only illicit drug sold in "the alley," according to a GPD statement released July 6.


McDonough Police: Two arrests made in Applebee's brawl

MCDONOUGH, Ga.- Police have arrested two of four women accused of attacking an Applebee's waitress during an all-out brawl last week.On Monday morning, McDonough police confirmed the arrests of Keterah Boyd and Lashondra Boyd.The fight happened just after 10:30 p.m. last Tuesday at the Applebee’s in


Indictments handed down in murder, robbery, crash cases

Riley Nicole Delage, Kaitlin Dawn Hulsey, Antonio Dewayne Mitchell and Sharrod Vanquez Ross each face charges of malice murder, felony murder, two counts of armed robbery and one count of false imprisonment.

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-07-17 16:02:00

AP News - Rapper T.I. charged with simple assault, other charges

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors this month charged rapper T.I. with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following an altercation outside his Atlanta area home in May.


Five arrested in two separate drug busts in Griffin

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- On Saturday, the Spalding County Sheriff's Office SWAT team executed two separate search warrants tied to two separate drug busts about seven miles apart.The first resulted in three arrests at a home in the 1300 block of Winona Avenue in Griffin.Kuanell Dallas, Maurice Newton and Lat


Law enforcement warns of phone, internet scams

Law enforcement agencies are warning the public of ongoing phone and internet scams.In a social media post Thursday, the Spalding County Sheriff's Office informed residents of a scam involving an email or text that says a person's account has been compromised and malware has been installed. Malware


Red Devil chosen for Delta Dream Flight

Jalen Medlock, a rising junior at Jackson High School and a student in the Griffin Region College and Career Academy, was recently chosen for the flight as a participant in the academy’s new aviation program.