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Woman killed after exiting MARTA bus

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - A woman was struck by two vehicles after leaving a MARTA bus in the minutes before dawn Jan. 11, police said. Police said the woman attempted to cross North Point Parkway, south of Kimball Bridge Road shortly before 7 a.m. when she was struck by both a pickup truck and an SUV. It

FORSYTHHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Escaped convict from Connecticut located in Canton

Police have apprehended an escaped convict who has been on the run from law enforcement for two weeks, according to a news release. Jerry Mercado, 25, of Connecticut was captured by Canton Police after the agency was contacted by Connecticut State Police earlier today, according to Canton Police spo

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 22:54:00

Connecticut escaped inmate captured in Georgia

CANTON, Ga. - Canton Police have arrested an escaped prisoner from Connecticut. According to police, 25-year-old Jerry Mercado had been on the run from a Connecticut prison for two weeks. Authorities managed to track him to Georgia based on a phone call he made from a gas station on Marietta Road. W

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-01-18 05:41:00

VIDEO: Good Samaritan helps driver on icy Atlanta road

MARIETTA, Ga. (WXIA) - When a woman's car kept sliding on an icy road in Atlanta, one friendly neighbor stepped in to help. A video shows the driver's wheels continuously spinning, going nowhere on the icy hill of US 41 on Wednesday morning. With a little help from the good Samaritan, the driver hel

WSAV-TV - 2018-01-17 22:42:14

Mother praised for making 5-year-old 'pay rent'

ATLANTA, GA - A mother's method of teaching her young daughter the importance of money is earning high praise on social media. "I make my 5-year-old pay rent," the post on Essence Evans' Facebook page reads. Evans says she gives her daughter $7 as allowance, but, just like in the real world, only a

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-01-18 03:48:11

Police seeking information about Acworth shootout on Tuesday

Acworth Police are looking for information about a shootout in a subdivision off Cobb Parkway Tuesday. A witness said the shooting began around 9:30 p.m. in a common area of the Blue Springs subdivision. The witness told police two vehicles pulled into the common area. Shortly after their arrival, u

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 20:39:00

Cobb, Marietta schools remain closed Thursday

Cobb and Marietta schools will stay closed Thursday as the county's roads remain icy from Tuesday evening's snowfall. While county transportation crews have been working around the clock to treat Cobb's roads, below-freezing temperatures have kept streets icy, causing accidents throughout the day. T

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 21:13:00

Drug bust yields 1,100 grams of weed

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Johns Creek, Forsyth County and Milton law enforcement officers found over 1,100 grams of marijuana and THC products Jan. 5 after searching an Alpharetta home. The officers also discovered 4.3 grams of psychedelic mushrooms. The bust came as part of an investigation by the Forsyt

FORSYTHHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Liar in fatal Schenectady fire gets 9 years in prison

ALBANY - A federal judge sentenced Bryan Fish to nine years in federal prison Wednesday for lying under oath about his actions on the night a Hamilton Hill fire killed four people and severely burned 5-year-old girl Sa'fyre Terry. Fish, 23, pleaded guilty in May to two counts of making false stateme

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-17 14:31:14

Daughters of Schenectady hit and run victim call for witnesses

SCHENECTADY -- Brittany Thackrah was supposed to be celebrating her father's 55th birthday Wednesday. Instead, her dad is in Albany Med in critical condition with a fractured skull and broken ribs. She got the call Friday evening. Schenectady PD told her her dad had been hit at Erie and Union around

WNYT - 2018-01-18 02:14:00

Police looking for two suspected of stealing from bottle return

MELROSE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Police are asking for help identifying two people who were caught on camera stealing from the Melrose Fire Department bottle return. In addition to the fire department's bottle return, Cambridge Police Chief George Bell said the two suspects were also stealing from the local

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-17 21:59:38

Bryan Fish sentenced to nine years for lying about 2013 fatal Hulett St. fire

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The man who admitted to lying about the Schenectady arson that left four people dead and Safyre Terry badly burned was sentenced Wednesday. 23-year-old Bryan Fish was sentenced to nine years in prison for lying under oath. The charge stems from his false testimony that h

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-17 17:46:05

Troy steps up parking enforcement amid snow

TROY -- City officials say they are increasing parking enforcement efforts as winter conditions settle in. Starting tomorrow through Jan. 26, parking enforcement officers will be issuing tickets to vehicles found in violation of posted alternate side parking restrictions. During this time, vehicles

WRGB - 2018-01-17 23:05:10

Man draws maximum sentence for shooting, manhunt

SCHENECTADY -- A man who fired a pistol toward his girlfriend a year ago, touching off a manhunt in the Hamilton Hill neighborhood, received the maximum possible sentence of 15 years in state prison on Wednesday, attorneys said. The sentencing of Dale Gilmore was briefly marked by an outburst from t

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Source: Tests negative for PFOA successor in Hoosick Falls

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. >> Concerns that the village may have to contend with another source of contamination in its public water supply are unfounded, according to new environmental studies conducted by the village and county. A source close to the situation confirmed Tuesday that testing conducted ove

SARATOGIAN - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Fort Ann murder suspect talks plea deal again

FORT EDWARD - The Fort Ann man who has been charged with murdering his 95-year-old grandmother was brought to Washington County Court for a possible guilty plea on Wednesday, but the case was adjourned again until Friday. Kevin L. Gonyea has been mulling a plea deal offer that would net him a 22-yea

POST-STAR - 2018-01-17 22:30:00

Bar hop: Live music around Springfield. Jan. 18-24

Get your gigs listed here Please email us the name of your group, the type of music you play, and the time, date, location (with a street address) of your shows to events@sj-r.com. All items must be emailed and must be received by 5 p.m. Friday the week before publication. Note: All listings subject

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Tuscany, Aldi coming to a busy Decatur intersection

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND): A Decatur man hopes to bring life to a busy intersection. "The MLK corner at Pershing Road, that's a dynamite corner," Gary Haines, the president of GLH Real Estate Co., says. A local intersection is getting some tender loving care. "Cleaning that mess up, I mean, it was a tras

WAND TV - 2018-01-18 02:57:00

The driving mistake that authorities say could have a tragic ending

As the cold weather continues to hit central Illinois, drivers are running into road closures due to water main breaks. (WRSP) As the cold weather continues to hit central Illinois, drivers are running into road closures due to water main breaks. "If people are looking at their phones instead of loo

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-01-17 22:41:43

Empty car hit by train in Springfield

A car was hit by a train in Springfield Tuesday morning around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday at 1st Street and Iles Avenue. (WICS) A car was hit by a train in Springfield Tuesday morning. No one was injured because the car was empty. The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday at 1st Street and Iles Avenue. Acc

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-01-16 09:39:23