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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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: Thief tried paying waitress with her own stolen card
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Calhoun Grad Charlie Culberson's Walk Off Magic For the Braves Not Surprising to His High School Coach - WDEF
Said Henderson:”Here he was. He grew up 60 miles north of Atlanta. Followed the Braves, but back then, they played at Turner Field, and he would go by with dreams and visions of one day putting on that uniform and playing for Atlanta. So the dream came true” Said Henderson after one of Culberson’s w
Man accused of grabbing officer’s genitals during arrest
Glenn Franklin Hamilton, 40, of 169 McHenry Drive, Lot 41, was arrested at 8:16 a.m. Tuesday. He is charged with two felony counts of obstruction of an officer along with misdemeanor simple battery and giving a false name to law enforcement.
Report: Woman assaults 3 grandchildren
A Rome woman faces several felony charges after being accused of assaulting three of her teenage grandchildren, including slamming one into a wall and choking her.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Karen Ann Dow, 58, of 33 Doncaster Drive, turned herself in at the jail Tuesday morning, a day aft
21-year-old drowned trying to save child at the beach, family says
Hear from his friend who was with him when it happened, plus what you can do to help his family, on Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m.
Chatsworth man charged with cruelty to his infant son
Joel Maggi, of Chatsworth, was arrested by the Murray County Sheriff’s Office after the Murray County Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) office contacted MCSO after reports received by T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga, TN.
Rome police issue murder warrant for man accused of fatal shooting
Rome police have issued a murder warrant for Nakotah Smith, 33, of 18 Homestead St., who is accused of fatally shooting Crystal Dawn Vega, according to Assistant Chief Debbie Burnett. He had not been taken into custody as of Tuesday night.According to Rome police:Vega, 30, of 528 W. 13th St., Apt. D
Gunmen followed family 80 miles from Phipps Plaza to rob them, police say
DALTON, Ga.- A woman shopping at Phipps Plaza drove more than 80 miles back to her home in Dalton before allegedly being robbed in her driveway, and police believe the robbers may have followed her from the shopping center.
Rome Man Arrested After Grabbing Another
Eddie Andrew Kelco, 55 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he grabbed a man’s right arm while proceeding to yell at him.
Trump stops family separations, keeps ‘zero tolerance' at border
Under growing pressure from lawmakers in both parties, President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order that would allow illegal immigrant families detained by U.S. border authorities to remain together in many situations, ending an outcry over forced separations which took young childr
Rome woman accused of stealing roll-top desk from Old Calhoun outbuilding
A Rome woman was in jail without bond Sunday, accused of breaking into a building on Old Calhoun Road.According to Floyd County Jail records:Stephanie Leanne Hunt, 39, of 85 Irene Way, was arrested on a warrant Saturday and charged with felony second-degree burglary.
Prep Golf: Sonoraville’s Hulsey, Calhoun’s Repp have summer success
Sonoraville’s Clara Hulsey, who graduated in May, recently competed in the Georgia High School Senior All-Star Tournament and helped the North team defeat the South. Hulsey and teammate Katelyn Skiffen (Dalton High) won 2&1 on the first day of the tournament, and Hulsey dropped a competitive match o