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Police officer in Georgia revives choking baby
Officer Nick St. Onge was called to a neighbourhood on May 15 after a woman, later identified as the child’s grandmother, called 911 saying her two-month-old granddaughter was conscious but not breathing and was turning blue.
Vehicle stolen from Redmond Auto Sales after repo
An employee attempted to contact the woman, suspecting she took it back, but was unable to reach her. He then reached the woman’s boyfriend who admitted to taking the vehicle, the man told police.
Rome Woman Arrested After Leaving Small Children Alone at McDonalds
Joan Tonicia Sadler, 39 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said she left three small children alone at McDonalds for at least 45 minutes.
Cedartown Man Charged with Assaulting his Younger Brother
Bobby Lee Hulsey Jr, 22 of Cedartown, was arrested in Rome this week after police said he placed his hands around his 19 year-old brothers neck and refused to let go while engaged in an argument.
Carrollton High teacher resigns after being arrested, school officials say
TALLAPOOSA, Ga. -- A Carrollton High School teacher has resigned after he was arrested for electronically sending obscene material to a minor along with other charges, school leaders said.
Henry County teen accused of molestation can walk for graduation
MCDONOUGH, Ga. - Graduation is meant to be a day of celebration, but many in one Henry County community have mixed opinions over whether one teen should be allowed to take part.It's only been a couple of weeks since 18-year-old Austin Oney was booked into the Henry County jail on a felony charge of
Shaq to pay for funeral of woman killed at graduation near Mt. Zion HS
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Former NBA player Shaquille O'Neil is planning to pay for the funeral of a woman who was shot and killed after a graduation ceremony near Mount Zion High School, according to Clayton County Sheriff's Office.
Broad Street parking: A closer look at the pros and cons of new program
A parking management plan for Rome’s downtown district that includes paying to use on-street spaces remains controversial, but the opposing sides share a common goal.“We are 90 percent behind the city’s plan,” said businessman Ira Levy, who led off a contingent of merchants and property owners who s
GSP employee accused of filing false report that triggered massive manhunt in Armuchee
Floyd County Police have charged a state employee, Cheryl Lisa Stewart, 40, of Armuchee, with making a false report of a crime for claiming that a man came into the Georgia State Patrol post on the Martha Berry Highway Wednesday with a handgun and made a threat to kill her.According to a press relea
Dalton Police Seek Identity Of 2 Outback Steakhouse Thieves
The theft happened on Tuesdayshortly after8:30 p.m.at the Outback Steakhouse at 955 Market Street. The two suspects entered a separate area of the restaurant designated for carry out orders. The suspects placed two carry out orders. The suspects could be seen on surveillance watching while employees
A Very Famous Mathematics Teacher of Carrollton High School Was Arrested on Tuesday After an Undercover Sting Operation
Steve Martin, 42, chairman of Carrollton High School’s mathematics department, currently faces three felony charges following an undercover sting operation conducted by the Tallapoosa Police Department.
Rome Man Arrested After Murdering Boyfriend
EMS then arrived and began to render aid to the victim, identified as 25 year-old Martez Harris, who had suffered numerous gunshot wounds. He was transported to Floyd Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.Police took Harris boyfriend, Demonte Penn, 26, into custody.Penn is charged with murder.
Judge denies bond for man charged in toddler’s death
A Rome man charged with murder in the beating death of a 2-year-old had his motion for bond denied by Judge Bryant Durham in Floyd County Superior Court on Thursday morning.Hassan Shareef Rashad, 38, of 94A Dodd Blvd., is also charged with felony aggravated assault, aggravated battery and two counts
Underage sex sting nets highly regarded math teacher, police say
Police said Steve Martin, an acclaimed veteran math teacher at Carrollton High School, was discovered visiting a website known for connecting adults with underage individuals.
Police: Drunk man made terroristic threats
Gabin Lamar Haynes, 41, of 29 W. Butler St., was arrested shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday and charged with felony terroristic threats and misdemeanor public drunkenness.
Homeless man charged with credit card fraud
A homeless man has had felony credit card charges added to the list of accusations that have held him in the Floyd County Jail since May 14.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Joseph David Soler, 45, of Rome, obtained a card from a room at McAllister Hall on April 25. The victim is listed as th
Five arrested in four meth possession cases
Rome and Floyd County authorities have charged five people with felony possession of methamphetamine in four different cases.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Toni Elise Orr, 46, 75 Shaw Street, Kingston, and Jody L. Pelfrey, 48, of 11B Oakcrest Trail, were taken arrested Tuesday night by Floyd
Man shot to death in West Rome, suspect in custody
Rome police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened about 6:20 p.m. at an apartment complex on Tamassee Lane.According to Assistant Police Chief Debbie Burnett and scanner traffic:The incident started as a domestic dispute. The victim, a 25-year-old man whose name was being withheld pending
Armuchee man facing felony charge after high speed chase
A chase that resulted in speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour has led to felony charges against an Armuchee man.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Gregory Wayne Robinson, 29, of 5 Cordle Drive, was caught doing 111 miles per hours on U.S. 27 south of Scenic Road between 7:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday
Shooting injures one, subject taken into custody
Police tracked the suspected shooter and victim down a trail leading to the adjacent Walmart, 2510 Redmond Circle. One man was taken into custody without incident, another man was taken to Floyd Medical Center unresponsive but with a faint pulse.