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Dunwoody teen, killed in shooting, remembered for love of simple things

Kathryn Ballard purchased helium tanks to keep in her home so she could quickly blow up balloons at a moment’s notice. And she was often asked to do so by her son, Zach Chambless, a Dunwoody teen with special needs who loved anything that could fly.

REPORTERNEWSPAPERS.NET - 2018-08-18 14:00:28

Police report: man charged with rape claims he was sleepwalking

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.- A Lawrenceville man has been charged with rape, but the claims he made to police are making national headlines.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-18 07:06:00

Atlanta man shot, killed in Pittsburgh, police say

An Atlanta man died Thursday after being shot earlier this week in Pennsylvania, authorities confirmed.Antwon Jones, 36, was shot early Monday morning in the Bedford Dwellings section of Pittsburgh’s Hill District, thePittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-18 11:03:00

DFCS report: 'Red flags' ignored in toddler starvation case

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Three-year-old Reygan Moon died from starvation last month, and now, DFCS admits there may have been "missed opportunities" to help her before it was too late.A recently-released Georgia Division of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) report indicates that Reygan's case was no

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 16:33:47

Thieves targeting Georgia Aquarium parking deck, Atlanta police say | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Atlanta police say they are looking for two men responsible for breaking into almost a dozen cars in a Georgia Aquarium parking deck.What’s even crazier — they are using children to help them carry out the crimes.We've obtained video of the thieves inside the parking deck, for the Channel 2 Action N

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-16 20:40:00

Five months later, man still missing from Hall County

Johnny Edgar Vickers, 42, of Flowery Branch has been missing for five months according to his family.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 20:22:59

Gwinnett Co. Community Health Fair - Buford

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE 2018 HEALTH FAIRS:The Gwinnett Daily Post, in conjunction with Gwinnett County Parks & Rec. and Live Healthy Gwinnett, will present theGwinnett Co. Community Health Fairsseries in four surrounding community parks:

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-18 10:00:00

Gwinnett County restaurant inspection scores

Gwinnett County• Biba’s Italian Restaurant, 4850 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville.77/C

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Fireball streaks across Georgia sky; captured in amazing videos

If you happened to be outside overnight, you might have spotted something fiery in the sky!Dozens of people reported seeing a fireball gleaming in the sky.Lawrenceville resident Dan Kent said his Ring doorbell camera captured it on video around 1:18 a.m. In the video, you can see something circular

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 18:04:39

Dwyane Wade checks Jimmy Butler for comment under Gabrielle Union's In | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Dwyane Wade had to shut down a fellow NBA player after he left a comment under one of his wife’s photos.Gabrielle Unionposted a poolside photo on Instagramfrom her trip in Italy, where she is with Wade and their family.Wearing a short-sleeve crop top that bares her stomach and studded bikini bottom,

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-17 15:57:00

Accused 'wedding crasher' tried to steal thousands in gift cards, police say

“Initially, she was very nervous. She was shaking as I was questioning her and very agitated,” Baber told Petchenik.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-16 23:07:14

Gwinnett Inspections: Sports Bar Downgraded After Inspection

Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100. Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points.Letter grades assigned are A for totals

PATCH - 2018-08-17 14:32:36

Lawrenceville man blames sleepwalking for alleged rape of son’s girlfriend

Ricardo Arturo Cole, Sr., was arrested on Wednesday, about four months after the April 8 incident occurred, according to a police report. The victim did not report the crime until May 11.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-17 02:48:00

Man shot in leg after argument at gas station, police say

DECATUR, Ga. - Dekalb County police are looking for people involved in a late-night shooting.Just after 12;30 a.m. Friday a man was shot at a Chevron gas station on Flat Shoals Road in Decatur.Police said surveillance video showed a man and a woman pull up to the gas station and go inside the store.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 08:44:53

PHOTOS: 3-year-old Georgia boy has adorable birthday at Waffle House

BUFORD, Ga.- Some kids want a bounce house, others maybe a Barbie dream house, but one young Georgia boy wanted something different for his birthday -- Waffle House.


Two former DJJ Correctional Officers arrested, charged for contraband

DECATUR, Ga. (WJBF) - Two former DJJ officers are facing felony charges after smuggling contraband into the YDC.Chiquita Owsley and Ashley Mathis are accused of bringing cell phones into the Augusta Youth Development Campus and taking them past guard lines while on dudty.They both turned themselves


Father charged with concealing death after infant daughter's body foun | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Cameron Ramon Reese, 22, has been charged with aggravated assault and concealing the death of another.


Inmates use drainpipe to escape jail

LaGRANGE, GA-- Two men escaped from a county jail overnight – and the manner of their escape is raising some eyebrows. It happened in Troup County, southwest of Atlanta about halfway to Columbus. Investigators say the inmates cut a hole into a ceiling in their cellblock, then escaped to the roof.The

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-16 21:18:38

Men accused of using kids to help steal from cars parked at Georgia Aquarium

They’re accused of stealing credit and debit cards, passport and social security information, two guns, laptops, cell phones, other electronics and cash, Channel 2 reported.


Police: Man charged with rape claims he was sleepwalking

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police say a Georgia man accused of crawling into bed with his son's girlfriend and attempting to have sex with her said he'd been sleepwalking.Citing a police report, The Atlanta Journal-Constitutionreports54-year-old Ricardo Arturo Cole Sr. was arrested on a rape charge W

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-08-16 20:57:58