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Cops: Man shot while trying to rob Waffle House in Villa Rica found dead — in Carrollton

A Waffle House customer who shot an alleged robber will likely not face charges, police confirmed.Adrian Wordlow, 28, of Bowdon, is accused of entering the Waffle House on Ga. 61 around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, pointing what turned out to be a BB gun at employees and threatening to rob the restaurant, V


Polk man charged with possession of controlled substance

A Polk County resident who was stopped for operating a vehicle with an expired tag is also charged with a felony violation the Georgia Con-trolled Substances Act.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Billy Shane Knight, 45, of 2587 Buchanan Highway, Cedartown, was stopped by Floyd County Police on

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-17 16:21:00

Report: Man charged in beating of 17-year-old

A Kingston man was arrested on a felony warrant Monday after being accused of beating up a 17-year-old boy, resulting in his hospitalization.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Jason Edwards, 31, of 252 Blarney Way, is charged with felony first-degree cruelty to children and misdemeanor battery.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-17 23:15:00

Former employee files suit against Shorter

Attorneys representing the former assistant director of campus safety at Shorter University have filed a lawsuit seeking monetary damages from the university for its alleged “discrimination and retaliation” in firing him late last year.The civil lawsuit on behalf of James Hall, a 17-year Shorter emp

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-18 00:40:00

Man gets life without parole in Smyrna gas station murder

On May 15, 2017, victim Genaro Rojas-Martinez, 39, parked his car at one of the pumps at the Texaco on South Cobb Drive. Authorities said while he was inside to pay for gas and other items, 37-year-old Joseph Priester parked on the other side of the same pump.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-09-17 14:31:00

MINISTRY OF FINANCE OF GEORGIA: The European Code of Customs Code will be launched in Georgia

As a result of approximation with the EU legislation, customs procedures between Georgia and the European Union will be simplified, private sector will be reduced to foreign trade costs, for Georgia and EU business representatives, to create environmental, simple and fair rules of the same customs r

CISTRANFINANCE.COM - 2018-09-18 11:00:14

Police: Katt Williams threatened with gun by Atlanta radio host's husband outside comedy club

NORCROSS, Ga. - Comedian Katt Williams and Atlanta radio host Wanda Smith allegedly got into a fight outside the Atlanta Comedy Theater in Norcross that ended with Smith’s husband pulling a gun on Williams, according to a report from the Gwinnett County Police Department.Smith and Williams reportedl

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-09-17 14:28:30

GBI investigates officer involved shooting Sunday morning

On Sunday, September 16, 2018, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Georgia State Patrol and the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-16 17:42:00

Officer-Involved Shooting Under Investigation In Gordon County

CALHOUN, GA — A Calhoun man was injured in an officer-involved shooting after he allegedly used his vehicle to crash into two police cars while fleeing a traffic stop, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.

PATCH - 2018-09-17 14:06:34

Warehouse on North Avenue burglarized

Stolen were two motorcycle helmets, two gold knives, 20 Volvo die-cast cars, an East Rome High School number 66 jersey, two proof coin sets, a wooden bug model car, a fire truck pedal car, two Smokey and the Bandit die-cast cars, a Kiss belt buckle, Kiss radio and a Kiss mask.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-17 16:24:00

BREAKING: Woman arrested, accused of fatal hit-and-run of Peachtree City teen

A woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run of a 17-year-old Peachtree City boy, authorities said.Elaina Marie Montelongo, 25, of Newnan, faces a felony hit-and-run charge in the death of Christopher Jordan Babilonia, the Peachtree City Police Department said Monday ina Facebook

MYAJC.COM - 2018-09-17 19:25:00

Navy chief found dead in her Jacksonville home filed for protective order two weeks ago

Family members have identified the woman found dead in a home on Jacksonville's Northside on Monday.She is 37-year-old Andrea Washington of 12568 Itani Way.Police were called to the homejust after midnight and found her body inside.Washington has three children, a family member told First Coast News

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-09-17 21:21:36

Breaking News: Federal Judge Rules ‘No’ on Paper Ballots in Georgia - WhoWhatWhy

Witnesses and attorneys for the state responded to such claims by expressing confidence in security measures such as physically tying up the voting machines, and digital security added since researchers, several times in the last two years, exposed the system’s flaws. They also said it would be cost

WHOWHATWHY.ORG - 2018-09-18 05:07:11

Man arrested on possession of synthetic marijuana charge

A Rockmart man remained in jail without bond Sunday after being arrested on a felony charge of possession of synthetic marijuana.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Louis Anthony Souder Sr., 60, of 67 Bennett Road, was arrested Saturday. He is also charged with misdemeanor obstruction of a law en

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-16 20:33:00

SunTrust building in Rome to be auctioned in October

The SunTrust Bank building on Second Avenue in Rome has been quietly for sale for several years according to local real estate agents. It is now quite publicly up for sale at auction.The online auction is slated to take place October 15-17 at Ten-X Commercial.The real estate broker’s website indicat

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-16 15:15:00

6 sickened during drug search at Georgia smoke shop

Another detective, a drug task force agent, two emergency services personnel and a store employee were also treated for symptoms. Officials believe they found a narcotic, but are testing to identify it.


REGION ROUNDUP: Coosa VB wins 3rd straight Battle of the Counties title

Coosa's volleyball team celebrates winning the annual Battle of the Counties tournament for the third year in a row Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Coosa High School. / Jeremy Stewart


One taken to hospital after wreck in West Rome

One woman was taken to Floyd Medical Center following a two-vehicle wreck at Billy Pyle Road and Kingfisher Circle in West Rome early Saturday afternoon.According to Rome police:The driver of a Pontiac Grand Am, Charlene McDaniel, attempted to make a right turn onto Billy Pyle Road from Kingfisher C


Alabama, Georgia sit on top of latest AP poll

The SEC had a pretty good weekend overall, and now the conference has their top two teams on top of the AP Top 25. No. 1 Alabama remains the king of the AP poll, but Georgia moved just past Clemson in this week's poll. The Bulldogs and Tigers swapped spots in the AP Top 25, but the Tigers received t

NBC SPORTS - 2018-09-16 18:16:05

Addiction program at Women’s Outreach Center works to treat a lifelong disease

Graduates of the Women’s Outreach Center program hold a special place in the heart of Ansley Silvers, director of addictive disease at Highland Rivers Health.“If I’m ever on a desert island I want somebody who’s in recovery with me, because they’re going to figure out a way,” she said.The Center, a