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Woman killed in Green Street wreck

A woman was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Green Street late Monday night, March 19. Gainesville Fire Department Division Chief Keith Smith said one patient was trapped before being transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in critical condition in the wreck. Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Ho

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-20 06:22:00

Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 19:48:00

Two Dawsonville men arrested after standoff with police

Two Dawsonville men were arrested this afternoon after a standoff with police at a residence near War Hill Park in Dawsonville. According to Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson, officers responded to a reported child abuse incident at 67 Sams Road around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Forsyth County SWAT and Cr

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 04:27:00

Two subjects in custody after standoff with police

Two subjects are in custody after a standoff with police. Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson said earlier today that Dawson County emergency personnel as well as the Forsyth County SWAT and Crisis Negotiation teams were involved in a standoff with an individual who had barricaded themselves in a re

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 23:55:00

Tanker truck accident evacuates hospital in Lumpkin County

LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. - A tanker truck accident is forcing officials to shut down a road, and evacuate patients at a local hospital. The Lumpkin County sheriff's office told channel 2 action news the truck-- carrying oxygen-- overturned in Dahlonega early Sunday morning. Crews are removing the remaini


60 townhomes near Oakwood Elementary School recommended for approval

A proposed 60-townhome development near Oakwood Elementary School was recommended for approval on Monday, March 19, by the Oakwood Planning Commission. The board gave its OK after a 45-minute discussion with the developer, Keith Cook, adding a requirement that 15 overflow parking spaces be added and

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-20 06:30:00

Reality Weight Loss Show Winner Says 'Best Gym Ever' Is Nearby

DACULA, GA - Reality weight loss show winner, Jasmine Queen says the best gym ever is Redefined Fitness, located right down the road, in Winder. And she should know. She lost 53 pounds in 14 weeks on ABC's "My Diet is Better Than Yours" and she's keeping the weight off with a customized fitness plan

PATCH - 2018-03-19 16:22:11

Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-18 22:18:00

Overturned oxygen truck prompts downtown evacuations

A normally bustling stretch of downtown Dahlonega was barren Sunday morning after an overturned oxygen tanker on Crown Mountain led to the voluntary evacuation of the area and the closure of a stretch of Morrison Moore Parkway and surrounding roads. Patients at Chestatee Regional Hospital and Chelse


Atlanta federal inmate who made Facebook video hit with new charge

Scheduled to be released from prison May 16, an Atlanta federal inmate faces a new charge after he posted a video to his Facebook page from inside the prison. Joe Fletcher, who appeared to admit his involvement in a deadly 2010 shooting in Ohio in the 49-minute video, was indicted on a charge of ill


Two local residents arrested in GBI child porn sting operation

A 46-year-old man from Suwanee and a 17-year-old Lambert High School student have been arrested on separate charges involving the distribution of child pornography and sexual exploitation of children. According to Cpl. Doug Rainwater, spokesman for the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, 46-year-old Je


Winder man among 76 arrested in connection with multi-state child pornography ring

A total of 76 people, including a Winder man, were arrested for their part in a multi-state child pornography ring, law enforcement officials announced Friday. John Clark Miller, 57, of Winder, a glass company technician, was among those arrested as part of Operation Southern Impact II, a coordina


Forsyth County restaurant inspections: March 9-14

The following are the food service businesses that were inspected by the Forsyth County Environmental Department from March 9-14, 2018. A score of 69 or less is failing. Visit the Forsyth County Public Health Inspection page for a searchable list of food service scores. Hungry Howie's, 5485 Bethelvi


Safety, learning in sights as 4-H kids take on law officers in annual target challenge

Responsible gun ownership and safety were the focus Saturday at the 13th annual Hall County 4-H Cops and Kids Target Challenge at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center. Officers from both the Hall County Sheriff's Office and Gainesville Police Department joined 11 members of the 4-H Shooting Awareness


Wedding venue owner wanted by police for allegedly scamming couples out of thousands

SUWANEE, Ga. - Your wedding day is supposed to be the best day of your life. But it can quickly turn into a nightmare if your venue cancels on you and you are out thousands of dollars. More than a dozen police reports have been filed against the owner of Destin Events and Catering, Angelique Kim Tai


Woman threatens to blow up Department of Driver Services office, police say

A woman was arrested after an explosive outburst at a Georgia Department of Driver Services office in Cobb County, according to a warrant. "If I had a bomb," the warrant alleges Polly Barfield said, "I'd blow this place up." Barfield, 53, told Channel 2 Action News her children were present and she


School bus bound for newspaper tour hits building

A Gainesville High School bus crashed into the The Times building Friday morning while carrying students set to go on a tour of the newspaper. No students were injured in the low-speed strike. The bus was pulling in from Green Street and while pulling up to the building to park struck a concrete bea


Man indicted in April DUI crash, death

A Ball Ground man was indicted on Tuesday in the car accident that resulted in the death of his passenger on Ball Ground Highway last year, according to court documents. Tyler Callahan, 21, was indicted by a grand jury in Cherokee County Superior Court on one count of homicide by vehicle in the firs


Mother's final post before Tripp Halstead's death detailed problems, had hope

"Oh how fast things can change" Stacy Halstead knows that more than most of us ever will. The mother of Tripp Halstead, the boy who won the hearts of millions across the world, was open and honest about the triumphs and setbacks her little boy faced after a life-changing accident back in 2012. It wa


Georgia executes man dubbed 'stocking strangler'

JACKSON, Ga. - Carlton Gary, aka the Columbus "Stocking Strangler," has been executed by lethal injection at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison. He was pronounced dead at 10:33 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected his request for a stay of execution. Gary's initial appointed hour