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Officials: 7-year-old killed in fire; adults injured

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - State officials said a child is dead and several adults were injured after a house fire in Douglas County Thursday afternoon. It happened at the N Sweetwater Road at the intersection of Old Douglasville Road. A spokesperson with Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Office said a 7-

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-22 22:52:00

Woman added to Atlanta police 'most wanted' list for alleged robbery

A woman was recently added to the Atlanta Police Department's "most wanted" list on a robbery charge related to an alleged confrontation with another woman last year. The victim told APD that her vehicle and purse had been taken by her child's father's new girlfriend after a physical dispute, accor


An 86-year-old was robbed at gunpoint. Then the home invader returned with a machete. | The Telegraph

The first time the robber broke into his house, Benjamin F. McCollum was in his den reading the newspaper. It was the middle of the afternoon. The robber jimmied a lock and slipped inside. McCollum, a retired auto mechanic and paper mill worker who was 86 then, looked up to see the muzzle of a gun i

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-21 21:48:00

Former officer linked to two deaths loses new deputy job

A former Barnesville police officer who struck and killed a Forsyth man and a Barnesville man in 2014 has lost his new job in law enforcement after just a month. Spalding County sheriff Darrell Dix reported last week that Terry Belvin has resigned his post as a deputy with his department after issue

MYMCR.NET - 2018-03-21 19:36:00

Owner of Byron's Captain Jack's Crab Shack going to prison for gambling conviction | The Telegraph

The proprietor of Captain Jack's Crab Shack in Byron was sentenced Wednesday to serve two years in prison after being found guilty of commercial gambling by a Peach County jury last month. The now-closed eatery on Chapman Road along Interstate 75 was the focus of a 2015 police investigation into ill

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-21 17:28:00

Deputies: 3 in hospital after three-car accident in Macon

An early morning three-car accident in southwest Macon sent three people to the hospital -- one in critical condition/Tavares Jones (WGXA) MACON, Ga. -- An early morning three-car accident in southwest Macon sent three people to the hospital -- one in critical condition. Bibb County Sheriff's inves

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-21 10:03:38

Henry Co. teacher charged with enticing, inappropriately touching student expected in court

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - A teacher who was arrested and charged with sending a student a Snapchat message asking him to "send nudes" is expected in court on Wednesday for a bond and arraignment hearing. Ryan Harvey, 24, was indicted in front of a Grand Jury on Friday, March 9, with one count of sexual ass

WMAZ - 2018-03-21 15:50:00

James Brown Tribute Band performing during Cherry Blossom Festival

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Atlanta Fun Society will perform hits from soul music legend James Brown during Thursday's Cherry Blossom Festival concert. The tribute band is known for playing with musicians like Gregg Allman, and Oteil Burbridge. - Advertisement - You can expect a mix of soul, pop,

41NBC.COM - 2018-03-22 12:53:59

Video shows last known moments of woman whose body was found in Yellow River

COVINGTON, GA -- Investigators released new evidence in the tragic case of a woman who disappeared from her job at Hartsfield Jackson airport - then was found dead a month later. The video shows Shanequa Sullivan apparently trying to enter an airport MARTA station at the end of her shift - then walk

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 00:49:00

Student arrested in connection with shooting threat

A juvenile female is facing charges of terroristic threats after Griffin High School administrators were made aware Wednesday of a threat regarding a possible shooting. Around 8 a.m. today, GHS was made aware of a threat from a student regarding a possible shooting of students, teachers and principa

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 21:58:00

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

Chaka Khan rests up for Macon show after shoddy performance in Florida upsets fans

Fans at Chaka Khan's show in Miami on Saturday questioned whether she might have been inebriated on stage at Florida's Jazz in the Gardens festival. It turns out the Queen of Funk is recovering from the flu, according to a statement her representatives made to The Jasmine Brand website. The 64-year-


Networking event happening during Cherry Blossom festival in Downtown Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Dozens of young professionals are expected in Downtown Macon Wednesday to take advantage of a pop up lunch event. Let's Do Lunch is being put on by Urbane: Young Professionals Network of Central Georgia and it is part of the Cherry Blossom Festival. - Advertisement - It

41NBC.COM - 2018-03-21 15:42:53

Man hit, killed by car in Byron while helping bus passengers

BYRON, Ga. -- A 39-year-old Houston County man was hit and killed by a car Saturday morning on Dunbar Road in Byron. Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks confirms Paul Bonney, of Kathleen, was driving for Uber when he stopped around 12:20 a.m. to help passengers on a broken-down Greyhound bus going nort


Two charged in investment scam

Pike County Sheriff's Office Investigators concluded a five-month long investigation into a scam operation which has resulted in the arrests of two men Monday. Billy Daniels Sr., 70, of Zebulon, and George Veal, 52, of Milledgeville, were arrested Monday and charged with violation of the Racketeer I


Puppy killer who smashed pet's skull says he's sorry. Judge tells him he needs help. | The Telegraph

The picture of the dead puppy was so disturbing the judge wouldn't touch it when a lawyer held it up for the judge to see. The 10-week-old dog had been hurled against the walls of house, the thuds so loud that a woman who was on her porch next door heard the booms. The woman looked up in time to see


Man shot at Underground Atlanta in front of two children

ATLANTA - A man was shot on Sunday at Underground Atlanta in front of two children. The victim, who police have identified only as a 30-year-old man, was shot in the abdomen. Police said they have suspects in custody. Two children were present when the shooting happened, but police have not said if


Judge sets arraignment date in death penalty case

EATONTON - Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge E. Trenton Brown III has set April 17 as the date for the arraignment of Donnie Russell Rowe, who is accused of shooting to death two state corrections officers during a June 13 escape from a state transport bus in Putnam County. Rowe, 44, wa


Central Georgia EMC customers donate to local GED program

Program directors with Connecting Henry, Central Georgia EMC staff and SWAG program participants pose for a photo as Connecting Henry is presented with a $2,200 donation from the EMC. (Special Photo) JACKSON - Connecting Henry's Students Working to Achieve Greatness (SWAG) program recently received


'A bomb going off:' Lightening strikes, damages Monroe Co. home

FORSYTH, Ga. -- Lightning ripped through a Monroe County woman's house Monday night, leaving a trail of smoke and debris. "We didn't take cover or anything," Debbie Smith said. "I just had dosed off to sleep and then just an...I can't explain it other than a bomb going off." Hail , high speed winds