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Officers shoot, kill man holding replica machine gun, GBI says
WALTON COUNTY, Ga. - The GBI has identified the man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Monroe. According to authorities, Mahlon Edward Summerour, 69, was wearing a curtain his clothing and carrying a weapon when police responded to a call about a man carrying a gun. The incident happened arou
Cleveland man charged with child molestation, sexual battery
CLEVELAND, Ga. – Investigators with the White County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jason Smidt, 48, of Cleveland Oct. 9 and charged him with sexual battery and child molestation.
Police find body of missing teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Gwinnett County police confirmed late Wednesday evening that they had found the body of a missing DeKalb County teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Zachary Meadors, 28, was last seen on Saturday. Family members filed a missing person report on
Train strikes truck at Banks/Hall County line
ALTO — Details will be released Thursday of a collision involving a tractor-trailer truck and a freight train south of Alto Wednesday afternoon.Banks County emergency personnel were dispatched to the wreck on Yonah-Homer Road at 4:15 p.m.Banks County Fire/EMS Chief Steve Nichols said no injuries wer
Suspect killed after firing gun while handcuffed during traffic stop on I-75
BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia State Patrol says a man is dead after he managed to fire a weapon hidden behind his back while handcuffed and strike a trooper during a traffic stop on I-75. The shooting happened at exit 293 in Cartersville near the exit ramp to Highway 411 in Bartow County. Channe
Driver facing new charges in fatal DUI-related wreck near Travelers Rest Speedway
Madison Michelle Bagwell, 19, charged with DUI in a crash that killed a 17-year-old and injured three others, is facing new charges while more agencies are getting involved in the investigation.
Details, concerns raised about new Forsyth County middle school location
During the most recent Forsyth County Schools board of education meeting held Tuesday, board members approved the site selection for the county’s next middle school which will likely be built in west Forsyth in the coming years.The board unanimously approved the site selection: a 45-acre site locate
Bodies found burned in car in East Cleveland identified as father & daughter
Officials have identifiedtwo bodies that were found burned inside a car in East Clevelandearlier this week, revealing that they are a father and his teenage daughter who were apparently forcibly taken from their homes before being murdered.Thirty-nine-year-old Paul Bradley and 14-year-old Paris N. B
3-car crash leaves Georgia woman dead, 3 in hospital, 1 facing DUI charges
A three-vehicle accident in Hall County ended with a woman dead, another woman facing a DUI charge and three people, including a 1-year-old, in the hospital, the Georgia State Patrol said.Angela Riseden, 22, of Oakwood, was making a right turn from Valley Green Drive to Ga. 13 in her Toyota Yaris on
Habersham County man dies in two vehicle wreck in Gwinnett County
Adam Eisenberg, 20, died at the scene after his car flipped several times. The Gwinnett Daily Post reports he was the sole occupant of his vehicle; two cars were in the crash and the occupants of the other vehicle were uninjured.
BREAKING: Buford Highway closed in both directions as crews battle fire
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- Buford Highway is closed in both directions north of North Druid Hills Rd. as crews battle a massive fire at an apartment complex.Channel 2's Richard Elliotis on the way to the scene where a wall of smoke stretched across the road.Drivers are encouraged to use I-85 as an alternat
Georgia Parents Say Sauce from Little Caesars Pizza Left Toddler with Second-Degree Burns
Koddi and Wade Dunn of Cornelia, Georgia said they were on their home from visiting their children’s grandmother on Friday when they stopped by a Little Caesar’s in Lawrenceville to grab dinner. The couple said they entered the drive-thru ordered their usual: a Hot N’ Ready pepperoni pizza cooked at
SWAT Standoff Ends With Shootout, Police Fatally Hit Gunman
HALL COUNTY, GA – A SWAT standoff ended Saturday when a man barricaded himself inside his home, before shooting at Hall County deputies and was then fatally shot by deputies in return fire, police say. No deputies or bystanders were injured during the incident.
Senior citizens removed from 'Black Voters Matter' bus before being allowed to go vote
LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- The grassroots group Black Voters Matter attempted to take a group of about 40 African American senior citizens from Louisville, Ga., to the polls on Monday, Oct. 15, the first day of early voting in Georgia.According to apost on the group's Facebook page, before the bus could dep
White County man faces drug charges
CLEVELAND, Ga. — A 34-year-old Cleveland man was arrested Saturday and charged with sale, distribution or possession of a dangerous drug, speeding and driving while license is suspended or revoked.
GBI identifies body found in Jackson County park
JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified a man found dead in a park just outside of metro Atlanta, Thursday.Agency spokesperson Nelly Miles confirmed that a body found by a passerby at Sells Mills Park off of Jackson Trail Road, Thursday, is that of 41-year-old Buford
Teens charged in murder of Gwinnett County man
The teen suspects have been identified as 17-year-old Franecha Torres, of Norcross, 17-year-old Nicholas Evans, of Suwanee, and 18-year-old Khalil Miller, of Suwanee.
Talent shines in North Georgia
Dawsonville was full of talent from across the state as artists of all ages came to the Performing Arts Center to perform at North Georgia’s Got Talent this past weekend.No One Alone, a local domestic violence shelter serving Lumpkin and Dawson counties, hosted their second annual fundraising event
5 more charged in Utica Mill Hill double-homicide in Oconee Co.
According to a sheriff's office news release, the arrests come after an investigation into the shooting deaths of Timothy Wayne Campbell, 54, and David Thomas Tranah, 29 on Sept. 10.
Falcons RB Devonta Freeman goes on IR with groin injury
One of the NFL's highest-paid running backs, Freeman is the fifth Atlanta player to go on injured reserve this season. He follows safeties Keanu Neal and Ricardo Allen, linebacker Deion Jones and offensive guard Andy Levitre.