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Police make arrest after teen shot, killed in road rage incident
Janae Owens, 17, was in a car with her mother sitting at a red lightat the intersection of South Candler Street and Midway Road on Wednesday eveningwhen police said a man in a black car opened fire, hitting the car. Owens was killed in the incident.
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According to USA Today, the girl's mother, Erin Austin, captured the alleged phone call on video, which has been viewed millions of times since it was posted Saturday. She said the incident occurred outside her apartment near AT&T Stadium in San Francisco.
Police: Man arrested in connection to murder of great-grandmother
Sergio Moon, 30, was arrested without incident by the US Marshall's Office Task Force at a motel in the 6000 block of Oakbrook Parkway in Norcross. He was taken to the Monroe Police Department where he was charged with murder, aggravated assault & possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County
Family members say it is uncharacteristic of Danielle McKinley, 34, to do something like this, and they are desperately hoping mom and baby are not in any danger and asking for your help to find them.
Small earthquake shakes parts of middle Georgia Saturday morning
ATLANTA - The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, located about 7.5 miles west of Gray, Ga., or about 80 miles southeast of Atlanta.
Mother: Daughter fatally shot next to her in vehicle
The victim’s mother, Jocelyn Gilbert, said the suspect was tailgating them, pulled up to their vehicle and randomly fired, WAGA-TV reported.
Police arrest ‘dangerous' man linked to violent home invasions
DEKALB COUNTY- Clarkston police said a suspect wanted in several crimes, includingviolent home invasions, has been arrested in metro Atlanta.
Drugs, loaded gun found inside ice cream truck, police say
CONYERS, Ga.- An ice cream truck driver was arrested after an alert teenager spotted him appearing to steal mail from the family's mailbox, police said.
Main Street Covington releases new mobile app
COVINGTON, Ga. -Have you ever heard the phrase, “There’s an app for that!” Now, there’s an app for Downtown Covington. Main Street Covington has created a new mobile app that will help residents and visitors find out what’s going on in Downtown Covington.“With the help of some merchants and members
Body of female found in Macon identified
MACON, Ga.-- A body that was found on June 21, 2018 has been identified on Saturday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office.
Man reportedly hits woman in face walking down the street
COVINGTON, Ga. - Police are looking for a man who reportedly hit a woman in the face as she walked down Highway 278 Tuesday.According to a Covington Police Department incident report, the victim said that she was struck in the face by an unknown male as she walked to a store at around 10:40 p.m. Jun
Covington Highway closed, businesses evacuated after crews hit gas line
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- Covington Highway has been shut down after a crew hit a gas line.The roadway is close between S. Indiana Creek Drive and Mercer Road.NewsChopper 2 is on the way to the scene for a live updates NOW on Channel 2 Action News.All businesses in the area have been evacuated too.Crews a
Police: Suspect arrested for fatally shooting 17-year-old teen in Decatur
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Metro Atlanta Restaurant Scores: Bug In Rice, Flies In Kitchen
ATLANTA, GA — There are signs of a bad restaurant that are pretty obvious: Nasty smells, grimy tables or unkempt employees are all red flags for a dining spot you want to avoid. But sometimes the problem is harder to spot, such as food stored at improper temperatures or unclean kitchen equipment.
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CLAY CO., Fla. -A soldier who disappeared from a National Guard base in Florida has been found dead in a wooded area of Camp Blanding,WHBQ reports.
SWMA votes to keep Piper Road convenience center open
COVINGTON, Ga. –The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority reversed course Thursday evening and voted to keep the Piper Road convenience center open.The center had been slated to close June 30 after authority members voted May 17 to close it and convert the recycling center on Bypass Road in
Juveniles reportedly assaulted at FFA camp
COVINGTON, Ga. –Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office are looking into reports of sexual battery at the FFA Camp Grounds on FFA Road last month.According to NCSO incident reports, a deputy responded to the camp ground May 31 after the complainant reportedly received word that some ju
Jackson Co. man wounded in shootout with police during SWAT standoff, shoots his mom
JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office contacted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation late Friday afternoon to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred in conjunction with a three-hour SWAT standoff on Friday.According to the report, 37-year-old Jonathan Wayne Allen
Covington council to move forward with term limit proposal
COVINGTON, Ga. -The Covington City Council formed a consensus during its work session Tuesday night to start the process to enact term limits moving forward.City Manager Leigh Anne Knight said because term limits would require a change to the city’s charter, the council must petition the General Ass
Men use blanket beat woman inside department store, police say
ofGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Police are searching for two men who beat and shove a woman to the floor inside a popular department store in Gwinnett County.The victim told police that the men threw a blanket over her head and then attacked her inside the Ross Department store on Stone Mountain Highway in