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Man accused of killing DeKalb high school student awaits mental tests

Police have said Jamal Kerns confessed to killing his cousin, an 18-year-old Southwest DeKalb High student. The 20-year-old's attorney is now trying to figure out if the alleged killer's statements were true. Desmond Humphrey of Humphrey and Ballard Law asked the court to request a mental health eva


Trial of mother accused of killing son with codeine begins Monday

Opening arguments are set to begin Monday in the murder trial of an Austell mother accused of killing her 2-year-old son with a lethal dose of codeine in 2014, according to the Cobb District Attorney's office. Erica White, 45, faces charges of murder, aggravated battery and making false statements r

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 00:04:00

Body found with multiple gunshot wounds in DeKalb

The body of a 32-year-old man was found Friday morning in south DeKalb County with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. Detectives, who learned about the body about 9:25 a.m., are working the scene in the 4500 block of Golf Vista Circle, spokesman Lt. Lonzy Robertson told The Atlanta Journa


Number of flu-related deaths in Georgia jumps to 12

State health officials say flu activity remains widespread. Local hospitals said their emergency room have been flooded with suspected cases of the flu. There were 40 hospitalizations in metro Atlanta last week. There have been more than 300 hospitalizations this season. Northside Hospital doctor J

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-20 00:03:28

Newnan police search for endangered teen

Police in Newnan are on the lookout for a teen they fear is in danger. Authorities told 11Alive that 17-year-old Taylor Rae Hyde ran away from home on Jan. 15 and has not been seen yet. Newnan police released surveillance footage of a man who they believe picked Hyde up and took her to an area Waffl

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-20 06:23:00

Why a Georgia mom says she makes her 5-year-old pay 'rent'

How young were you when you first learned about paying bills? For one Georgia mom, there's no time like the present. Essence Evans, an Atlanta mom, sparking conversation across the country after she posted a story on Facebook about why she makes her 5-year-old daughter pay "rent." Every week, Evans

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-19 15:19:00

Snow and frigid temperatures shut down Douglas County

Special Photo/Brenda Mullins This hill on Cooper Street, just east of downtown Douglasville, was covered in slick snow and ice Wednesdday morning. Most roads in the county, including major thoroughfares like Chapel Hill Road and Highway 5, were in similar shape and law enforcement officials advised

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Burglar's blood left at crime scene could lead to arrest

Investigators with the Coweta County Sheriff's Office hope evidence left behind will lead them to a serial burglar. The thief hit three gas stations within a week:Frazier's One Stop, located at 3124 E Highway 16 on January 8Newnan One Stop, located at 1830 Highway 154, on January 12Mac's Marathon, l

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-19 22:52:00

Man convicted of killing teenager who tried to steal iPhone at elementary school in Henrico

A Henrico County jury on Friday convicted a Chesterfield County man of voluntary manslaughter for last year's fatal shooting of a 16-year-old who prosecutors say tried to steal an iPhone from him. Roger Craig Brown III, 21, went into the two-day trial facing a first-degree murder charge in connectio

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-01-20 01:45:00

Woman shot inside Richmond apartment after gunfire exchange

RICHMOND, Va. - A woman has been transported to the hospital after being struck by gunfire while inside a South Richmond apartment Thursday night. Police said the shooting happened at approximately 9 p.m. at Southwood Apartments in the 1500 block of Clarkson Road. Investigators say there was a gunfi

WTVR-TV - 2018-01-19 04:14:36

Mother guilty of killing son whose remains were found in trunk

A Richmond mother pleaded guilty Friday in a Hampton court to killing her son, whose remains were found in a car in 2015, according to the Virginian Pilot. Tonya Slaton, now 46, was pulled over in the Hampton area while driving on I-64 on June 6, 2015, for expired tags. Police discovered the remain

NBC12 - 2018-01-19 17:20:41

Petersburg Police: 2 women wounded in separate shooting incidents

(File photo) PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - Police in Petersburg are investigating two shootings that occurred Thursday night. Investigators do not believe either crime is related. The first shooting occurred shortly before 7 p.m.in the 1800 block of Bogese Drive, near Lee Memorial Park. Police on scene

WRIC TV - 2018-01-19 20:08:21

'Five minutes later, I would have been a dead man;' A year after Henrico marina fire, cause should be released soon

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RICHMOND.COM - 2018-01-19 18:50:00

Hopewell boy recovering after headache leads to emergency brain surgery

HOPEWELL, Va. (WTKR) -- Two weeks after a Hopewell third grader discovered his grandfather died of a heart attack, he suffered a stroke. Eight-year-old Jamarion Bryant, a student at Dupont Elementary school, is recovering in the pediatric intensive care unit at the Children's Hospital of Richmond at

AOL CORP - 2018-01-19 20:40:44

Daryl Dixon's bike from 'The Walking Dead' was built in Richmond; get to know the company behind the bike

"Frank" is a monster. A true beast. A scrappy, gritty amalgamation of steel and fiberglass and other unruly parts that'll instantly charm some and completely disgust others. He's dressed well though, with a custom upholstered seat, custom stainless steel exhaust, a custom single-sided swing arm and

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-01-19 15:30:00

Colonial Heights Police: Car theft suspects spotted in Petersburg

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) - The Colonial Heights Police Department needs the public's help identifying multiple suspects who are being sought in connection with a recent vehicle theft. Police say the 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis was stolen from Danville Avenue on January 1. The suspects' descriptio

WRIC TV - 2018-01-18 16:59:19

Kim and Kanye reveal baby girl's name: Chicago West

It's official: The newest member of the Kardashian clan, the baby girl born to Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West, will be named Chicago West. Kim posted the news on her social media accounts Friday. How come? Kim didn't say, but Chicago, America's second-largest city, is Kanye's hometown. It's a

CHICAGOCRUSADER.COM - 2018-01-19 13:57:04

Man charged with Chicago murder after applying to be New Orleans police officer

Justin Payne thought he was on his way to becoming a New Orleans police officer. Instead, the 26-year-old will soon be on his way to Chicago to face murder charges in the 2016 death of his former boss at a Southwest Side trucking company. After Payne applied to the New Orleans Police Department in O

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-20 02:30:00

Police investigating shooting at downtown McDonald's

CHICAGO - A person is in custody after a shooting near a McDonald's in downtown Chicago. Police responded to a disturbance at the McDonald's in the near Adams and Wabash around 5 p.m. Police say a male offender had been asked to leave the restaurant and got into a struggle with a 35-year-old securit

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-20 01:39:14

Report clears officer who killed teenager

Paul O'Neal A disciplinary report cleared one officer who shot dead 18-year old Paul O'Neal in 2016, but the same report recommends that two Chicago police officers be fired for shooting at a moving vehicle during a chase that led up to the fatal shooting. The report from the defunct Independent Pol

CHICAGOCRUSADER.COM - 2018-01-19 12:05:39