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Man dies in house fire Wednesday morning

An 80-year-old Jefferson man died in a house fire Wednesday, Jan. 17. The fire happened around 10:15 a.m. at a home on Ivey Street. Jefferson Fire Chief Mark Duke said the body was found near the front door. The name of the victim hasn't yet been released. The Georgia Fire Marshal was expected to

JACKSONHERALDTODAY.COM - 2018-01-17 18:03:09

Georgia law enforcement troll recent weather conditions

It's not very often Georgia experiences snowfall so, of course, it's been out of the ordinary we've garnered multiple inches over the last month. Since Georgians aren't used to the snowy weather, local law enforcement has to put out reminders to its constituents. Thankfully they have a sense of humo

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-17 21:16:00

Smoking the cause of fatal house fire

JEFFERSON, Ga. - A man died in a house fire early Wednesday morning. According to Jay Florence, Deputy Georgia Insurance Commissioner, fire fighters were called to a double-wide trailer located on 186 Ive Street, Jefferson, Ga. Fire fighters located 80-year-old Leroy Jackson deceased inside the resi

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-17 23:04:00

Connecticut escaped inmate captured in Georgia

CANTON, Ga. - Canton Police have arrested an escaped prisoner from Connecticut. According to police, 25-year-old Jerry Mercado had been on the run from a Connecticut prison for two weeks. Authorities managed to track him to Georgia based on a phone call he made from a gas station on Marietta Road. W

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-01-18 05:41:00

Armed Robber With 333 Tattoo On Face Arrested: Gwinnett Police

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - A Duluth man, with a 333 tattoo on his face, has been arrested and charged with one count of criminal attempt to commit robbery after police say he used a silver handgun to demand $300 from employees at the QuikTrip at 1055 Old Peachtree Road in unincorporated Lawrenceville, Dec.

PATCH - 2018-01-17 13:32:31

Gainesville Police warning of jury duty scams

With a new year comes a new crop of scammers trying to get personal information over the telephone. Gainesville Police are warning of a scam involving someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, sometimes called "Deputy Shoemaker," about an outstanding warrant for missing jury duty. The scamme

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-18 02:30:00

Man helps those stranded on icy South Hall roads

David Talpes' Wednesday morning joyride on his RZR 1000 UTV turned into a daylong mission to get people home and get cars off the road. Having moved to the Flowery Branch area six months ago,Talpes said he loved the friendly neighborhood feeling and wanted to get involved. "(My wife Alina) goes,'Wel

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-18 03:43:00

Forsyth County Makes Call On School For Thursday, Jan 18

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA - Forsyth County schools will be closed Thursday, Jan. 18. Thursday will be an online learning day. Click here for information on the Online Learning Plan for school closures. Information on after-school activities/athletics for Thursday will be posted on the school district websi

PATCH - 2018-01-17 22:49:35

Metro: Man arrested for killing man over loud music dispute

Stavros Stathakos, 37, was arrested for shooting a man to death over a loud music dispute Jan. 16, 2018 (LVMPD / FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5) - Las Vegas Metro police arrested 37-year-old Stavros Stathakos in connection with a fatal shooting that stemmed from a verbal dispute, police said. Police said

FOX5 KVVU - 2018-01-18 08:32:00

Former Las Vegas police officer faces charges in decades-old cold case

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A former Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer Arthur Sewall is already a convicted sex offender. Now he's facing new charges in a case that's over 20 years old. Court records show it's murder in connection with another sexual assault. A rape test kit processed last yea

KTNV - 2018-01-17 23:48:15

Clint Holmes, Eric Turner open 'Soundtrack Show' at Westgate

Clint Holmes celebrates opening night of his new residency and his 71st birthday at Golden Nugget on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Downtown Las Vegas. (Aaron Preciado/Best Agency) This soundtrack has passed "The Rainbow Test." Earl Turner explains. "A few weeks ago we were talking about what a set list f

REVIEWJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-18 01:19:32

Police: Body found near Bonnie Springs

Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating after a body was found near Bonnie Springs. Metro responded to the call at 9:35 a.m. in the 16000 block of Bonnie Springs Road. Further details on the incident were not immediately available. Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating aft

FOX5 KVVU - 2018-01-17 21:10:00

Las Vegas Man Arrested After Threatening Burger King He Worked At

A Las Vegas man entered a Burger King he once worked at and made threats with a machete and a gun before being arrested, according to Metro. LAS VEGAS, NV - A Las Vegas man is in custody after threatening to "shoot up" a Burger King where he was a former employee, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said.

PATCH - 2018-01-17 23:24:58

Las Vegas morning update for Wednesday, January 17th - VIDEO

1. Metropolitan Police lawyers said Tuesday that criminal charges may still come related to the Oct. 1 shooting. Lawyers argued that search warrant records should remain sealed as they may be used to support charges related to the investigation. They did not say who may face charges or what the char

REVIEWJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-17 16:08:05

2 Las Vegas apartment complexes sold for $70M combined

With Las Vegas' heated apartment market showing no signs of cooling, investors recently bought two complexes for nearly $70 million combined. Oak Residential Partners of Deerfield, Illinois, teamed with Chicago's POB Capital to buy The Avenue apartments, seen above. The 252-unit complex is at 4800 E

REVIEWJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:29:45

Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting Las Vegas...

Charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman responsible for killing 58 people is dead, a lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge Tuesday. Attorney Nicholas Crosby did not identify new evidence or suspects but said charges migh

TOPIX - 2018-01-17 00:01:48

New Mexico city reports huge decline in crime for 2017

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico city is seeing a huge decline in crime across the board. From domestic violence calls, to DWIs and murder, the city of Roswell has had a more peaceful year. Police believe there are plenty of reasons, but a big one is that people are keeping a better eye out for e

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-18 00:17:23

Medical cannabis manufacturing gets OK; Ultra Health also has plans for Roswell dispensary

"The way that it is expanding nationwide, it has gone too far forward for them to bring it back, so to speak," says Matthew Tanner of Gold Label Labs, left, in response to his view about the possibility that U.S Attorney General offices might begin prosecuting medical marijuana businesses, permitted

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:23:40

Police 'sock' it to shoplifters

The following reports are from the Roswell Police Department and are available at rpdp2c.org. All people arrested or cited are presumed innocent. Police were dispatched a larceny shoplifting at the Kmart at 1705 S. Main St. at 9:34 p.m. Multiple DVDs, containers of body spray, and two pairs of socks

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:23:40

Drug abuse, property crime are concerns in rural districts

Last spring, a thief stole state Rep. Greg Nibert's potted plants and wrought iron from his backyard last spring. To him, it's troubling. "The thought of somebody invading your space, invading your property to take your property is a little unsettling," said Nibert, R-Roswell. Property crime and dr

KOB.COM - 2018-01-17 02:50:00