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BREAKING: 1 suspect in custody in officer's shooting death

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police announced early Sunday morning that one suspect is in custody in the shooting death of a Gwinnett County police officer Saturday. Another suspect is still on the run. Isaiah Pretlow is in custody.Tafahree Maynard, who they believe shot and killed office

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-21 04:09:18

Gwinnett County police department identifies officer killed in the line of duty

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WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-20 22:53:40

Covington Council uses Skype for perfect attendance of Monday's meeting

COVINGTON, Ga. – Covington City Council had perfect attendance Monday night while one councilmember was in an out of state hotel and another was on a cruise ship through the technology of Skype.In August of this year, the council unanimously approved updated “Rules of Conduct” to allow council membe


Georgia police officer fatally shot near school

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia police officer has been killed after being shot while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school. News outlets report multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for suspects following the Saturday afternoon shooting near Snellville. Police sa

WDEF - 2018-10-20 23:27:54

Manhunt is underway for man accused of killing Atlanta-area police officer

Snellville, Georgia (CNN)Police in Georgia are searching for a man suspected of killing a police officer who was answering a call about a suspicious vehicle near a middle school, authorities said. Tafahree Maynard, 18, has been charged with aggravated assault and felony murder in the killing of Gwi

CNN - 2018-10-21 05:11:04

2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

This undated photo provided by the Gwinnett County Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 shows Officer Antwan Toney. On Saturday, Toney was killed after being shot while responding to a suspicious... more

WESTPORT NEWS - 2018-10-21 04:56:29

Southbound lanes of I-75 back to normal at C.W. James Pkwy following rollover wreck

Southbound motorists heading to the International Terminal at Hartsfield Jackson Airport should expect major delays Saturday afternoon. All lanes of Interstate 75 southbound were blocked at C.W. Grant Parkway near the International Terminal of Hartsfield Jackson Airport due to a rollover wreck for

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-10-20 17:39:00

Body camera video shows moments before police shoot man holding fake machine gun

MONROE, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released some of the body camera video that shows what happened moments before police shot a man who they say was pointing a fake gun at them. Tuesday, Monroe Police were called around 9 a.m. about a man walking near Marble Street with a gun, which

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-10-20 04:48:00

Jury finds teen not guilty in 2017 Newton High robbery

COVINGTON, Ga. –It took a Newton County jury less than 30 minutes Thursday afternoon to find a teenager not guilty on all charges stemming from a2017 robbery at Newton High School.Anthony Simmons, III, 16, was among four students charged after another student reported being robbed in a boy’s restroo


Officials identify woman's body found at Lake Lanier

HALL COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- Hall County authorities have confirmed to CBS46 that a body found at Lake Lanier on October 12, 2018 is Madeline Sinagra. The body of Sinagra was found in an area of lake near Vans Tavern Park in Forsyth County near Vans Tavern Road. Hall County authorities began their in

CBS 46 - 2018-10-19 19:02:00

Teen on scooter steals thousands from woman by using her phone, victim says

ATLANTA- A local woman tellsChannel 2 Action Newsthat a nice gesture on her part ended up costing her thousands.The woman toldChannel 2’sMichael Seidenthat she was walking to meet some friends for dinner in midtown Atlanta when she was stopped by a teen riding an electric scooter.The teen asked if h

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-20 01:19:23

Georgia mom tries to drown baby for this reason (video)

According to WSB-TV, Laquanda Mosely wasupsetwith Kevin Dandridge, her baby’s father, over child support, and his request for custody of the child.


GBI investigates shooting involving officer in Monroe, Ga.

The shooting happened around 9 a.m. and involved a call to a man with a gun roughly a block from Athens Technical College - Walton County campus. Authorities said a Monroe Police Department officer fired the shot and was not injured. The suspect, however,


Late night Georgia shooting between officer, suspect was third in mere hours

TERRELL COUNTY, Ga. -- Another shooting involving an officer late Thursday night brought the total to three in mere hours in Georgia. It happened in Terrell County in southwest Georgia and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has only released basic information so far tweeting that it involved office


SHOOTING NEAR ATHENS TECHNICAL COLLEGE: Officers shoot, kill man holding replica machine gun, GBI says

According to authorities, Mahlon Edward Summerour, 69, was wearing a curtain over his clothing and carrying a weapon when police responded to a call about a man carrying a gun.


Former Carolina Panthers player Rae Carruth to be released from jail | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -After nearly 19 years in prison, former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth is nearing the end of his sentence. Days ahead of his release,Carruth spoke exclusively to WSOCto reflect on his time behind bars and how he feels about becoming a free man in a matter of days.


Missing Yorkie returned to Rockdale County family

The family was offering a $1,000 reward. The details about how ChaCha got home or if anyone has claimed that reward was not immediately available. ChaCha is chipped, so they were able to confirm it really was her.


GBI responding to police shooting in Monroe

MONROE, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is on the scene of a shooting involving a police officer in Monroe, Georgia. Officials said the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Thursday. According to the City of Monroe Police Department, the shooting took place after officers responded to a "man w


Manager arrested, machines seized for High Falls gambling

The video poker machines at the Falls View Market in High Falls are under lock and key and the manager was arrested on Oct. 12 after authorities say an undercover sting found the store was using them for illegal gambling.Store manager Nileshikumar Patel, 36, of Locust Grove, was charged with operati


7 charged in Fort Valley State 'pimping investigation'

FORT VALLEY, Ga. - Prosecutors have issued seven arrest warrants in the Fort Valley State University "pimping investigation." Channel 2 Investigative Reporter Nicole Carr has learned warrants were issued Tuesday for 47-year-old Ernest Harvey, 56-year-old Kenneth Howard, 35-year-old Ryan Jenkins, 57-

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-19 20:54:52