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Puppy killer who smashed pet's skull says he's sorry. Judge tells him he needs help. | The Telegraph

The picture of the dead puppy was so disturbing the judge wouldn't touch it when a lawyer held it up for the judge to see. The 10-week-old dog had been hurled against the walls of house, the thuds so loud that a woman who was on her porch next door heard the booms. The woman looked up in time to see

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-19 21:01:00

Deputies: State trooper dead, 30-month-old critical after car accident

CRISP CO., Ga. -- A state trooper has passed away and a 30-month-old is in critical condition after a one-car accident Monday night in Crisp County. According to deputies, off-duty trooper Tyler Parker died at the scene after his car hydroplaned off the roadway and crashed into a tree. The child has

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-19 22:15:50

Macon man sentenced to prison after killing 10-week-old puppy

He pleaded guilty to throwing the puppy against a wall and stabbing it repeatedly A Macon man was sentenced to three years in prison and two years of probation Monday after pleading guilty to killing a puppy in 2015. A release from District Attorney David Cooke's office says Derrick Chappell Jr.,

WMAZ - 2018-03-19 23:15:00

Byron 19-year-old arrested for Sunday shooting in South Bibb

MACON, Ga -- Arrested and charged this morning is a 19-year-old man from Byron in the Sunday morning shooting of a juvenile. According to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's office Jeffery Austin Burnette was turned over the to the Byron Police Department by his family just before midnight on S

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-19 07:38:42

BREAKING: One person shot on Houston Road in Macon

Deputies are interviewing witnesses at the scene of a shooting on Houston Road in Macon. Claudia Coco/WGXA News. MACON, Ga--According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office one person has been shot and injured at the La Mexicana restaurant on Houston Road Sunday evening. Deputies are interviewing possi

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-18 19:36:18

Suspect in custody after 15-year-old shot in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A man is in custody and charged with shooting a 15-year-old in Macon. The suspect's family turned him into police in Byron. Just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Bibb deputies responded to a call and found a 15-year-old that had been shot in a parking lot on Houston Rd. - Advert

41NBC.COM - 2018-03-19 13:07:20

Grand jury indicts man, woman on drug charges

A Milledgeville man and woman arrested last month following a sizable drug bust were indicted last week by a Baldwin County grand jury. Last month's bust netted illicit drugs, weapons and $111,000 in cash. Grand jurors returned a 10-count indictment against Reginald Jarrod Reynolds, 38, and Mia Cole

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-03-19 20:29:00

Tornado Watch issued for parts of Middle Georgia

Another round of storms will impact portions of Middle Georgia overnight and into early Tuesday morning. With those storms, tornadoes, strong winds, and hail are will all be in play. A Tornado has been issued for Lamar, Butts, Monroe, Jasper, Putnam, Jones, Baldwin, Hancock, Wilkinson, Washington, a

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-19 21:17:54

Next round of thunderstorms could bring high winds, hail to Middle Georgia | The Telegraph

Severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for Middle Georgia today, and that could mean high winds, hail and even tornadoes. The morning's light rain is expected to increase this afternoon, but total rainfall today should only reach between a third of an inch and a half inch, said meteorologist Laur

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-19 12:04:00

Two dead, four injured in shooting at racetrack

Two people are dead and four were injured in a shooting at a Putnam County drag strip Saturday night. The incident happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Headhunters Racetrack on Edward Reeves Road, said Sheriff Howard Sills. He identified the deceased as Jestin Devonta Dunn, 23, and Shurron Deion


Judge sets arraignment date in death penalty case

EATONTON - Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge E. Trenton Brown III has set April 17 as the date for the arraignment of Donnie Russell Rowe, who is accused of shooting to death two state corrections officers during a June 13 escape from a state transport bus in Putnam County. Rowe, 44, wa


2 dead, 4 injured in Putnam County racetrack shooting

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ga.- A shooting at the Headhunters Racetrack in Eatonton left two people dead and four others injured. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said the incident happened Saturday, around 9:30 p.m. when 911 dispatchers received a call of shots fired. Sheriff Sills identified the victims ki


Putnam Co. racetrack employee describes deadly shooting: 'They were screaming and running'

Tires skidding and fans cheering are the noises Aubrey Chaney says he usually hears while working at Headhunters Racetrack. "We were getting ready to close down, and I heard a bunch of shooting," said Chaney. On Saturday night, the sounds of amusement quickly changed as several dozen people fled th

WMAZ - 2018-03-19 00:06:00

Teen in critical condition after Houston Road shooting

A 15-year-old is in critical condition after a shooting in a parking lot on Houston Road late Sunday. The incident happened at about 6:36 p.m. at 5421 Houston Road in the parking lot of a small food store, according to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. When deputies arrived, they foun

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-19 00:41:00

Grand jury indicts 3 GDOC officers on charges

A trio of officers with the Georgia Department of Corrections were indicted earlier this week on criminal charges by a Baldwin County grand jury. According to documents filed in the Baldwin County Superior Court Clerk's Office the three officers indicted were Gregory James Becham, violation of oath


"Ultimate King of Pop Live Experience" hits stage during Saturday's Cherry Blossom concert series

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Michael Jackson fans will get to celebrate the King of Pop during Saturday's concert at Central City Park. The Cherry Blossom concert series continues with Bobby Miller performing during the "Ultimate King of Pop Live Experience." - Advertisement - Miller says he feels


Cherry Blossom Weekend attracts hundreds to downtown Macon

MACON, Ga.- Pink pancakes were served for breakfast by the Bibb-County Fire Department. Adults and children alike were able to enjoy the morning feast consisting of sausage, pancakes, and orange juice. Breakfast organizers said all proceeds benefited the American Cancer Society. "We really enjoy doi


2 killed, 4 others injured after a shooting at a Putnam Co. racetrack

A Saturday night event at a Putnam Co. racetrack turns deadly. The Putnam County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in Eatonton. The shooting happened Saturday night around 9:30 p.m., at Headhunter's Racetrack on Edward Reaves Road. According to Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills


Missing Macon woman found safe at Atlanta hospital

The woman was found safe after her family says she had been missing since Monday. A Macon woman who was reported missing on Monday has been found safe. RELATED: Bibb deputies looking for missing woman with schizophrenia Mellow Walker, 43, had checked herself into the Grady Memorial Hospital in At


Man indicted in bizarre sexual assault case

A 25-year-old Milledgeville man arrested earlier this year following a bizarre series of crimes, including sexual assault, was indicted this week on criminal charges by a Baldwin County grand jury. Grand jurors indicted Montrell D. Johnson, of 2412 A Brantley Way, on charges of criminal attempt to c