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Suspect killed after firing gun while handcuffed during traffic stop on I-75

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia State Patrol said a man is dead after he managed to fire a weapon hidden in his waistband while handcuffed during a traffic stop on I-75. The bullet hit a trooper in the stomach but his bulletproof vest saved his life, police said. The shooting happened Thursday at

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-18 22:32:20

Officers shoot, kill man holding replica machine gun, GBI says

WALTON COUNTY, Ga. - The GBI has identified the man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Monroe. According to authorities, Mahlon Edward Summerour, 69, was wearing a curtain his clothing and carrying a weapon when police responded to a call about a man carrying a gun. The incident happened arou

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-18 19:39:56

Arrest made in Chatsworth crash

One person is arrested in connection with a crash on N. Third Avenue in Chatsworth Wednesday night.Murray County dispatch confirms the driver of a Jeep was allegedly drunk and driving at an estimated 120 mph when he hit a car from behind.That car was sent flying through the air, going through a powe

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-10-18 10:55:00

Things to do around Atlanta: Jazz, Boo at the Zoo and Zaved Akhtar

"Boo at the Zoo," which kicks off this weekend, will provide fun for the whole family at Zoo Atlanta. There's also jazz at the Velvet Note and the sounds of India with Javed Akhtar. If you want something more educational, check out the interactive exhibit in downtown Atlanta on the global refugee cr


Police find body of missing teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Gwinnett County police confirmed late Wednesday evening that they had found the body of a missing DeKalb County teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Zachary Meadors, 28, was last seen on Saturday. Family members filed a missing person report on

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-18 09:38:40

Police searching for runaway teen in Cherokee County

Woodstock, GA (CBS46)The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help in locating a missing teen last seen on Monday.Madelynn C. Peyton, 16, was last seen Monday at the Rose Creek subdivision in Woodstock.No word on where she could be headed.

CBS 46 - 2018-10-18 10:22:00

Kristen Bell: Snow White sends wrong message about consent

ATLANTA, GA. (CBS46)- In a recent interview with Parents Magazine, Frozen star Kristen Bell slams the Disney classic Snow White about its message regarding consent. According to Bell, the prince should have asked for permission to kiss Snow White while she was sleeping. 'Don't you think that it's we

CBS 46 - 2018-10-18 17:39:00

Train strikes truck at Banks/Hall County line

ALTO — Details will be released Thursday of a collision involving a tractor-trailer truck and a freight train south of Alto Wednesday afternoon.Banks County emergency personnel were dispatched to the wreck on Yonah-Homer Road at 4:15 p.m.Banks County Fire/EMS Chief Steve Nichols said no injuries wer

ACCESSWDUN.COM - 2018-10-18 05:11:00

Earthquake rattles Northeast Polk County

A magnitude 2.0 earthquake struck Northeast Polk County at 2:20 a.m. Thursday near the Bradley-McMinn county lines, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was about 15 miles below the earth's surface, centered a little north of the Hiwassee River near Dentville Road about 13 miles northe

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-10-18 12:47:19

BREAKING: Buford Highway closed in both directions as crews battle fire

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- Buford Highway is closed in both directions north of North Druid Hills Rd. as crews battle a massive fire at an apartment complex.Channel 2's Richard Elliotis on the way to the scene where a wall of smoke stretched across the road.Drivers are encouraged to use I-85 as an alternat

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-17 18:27:04

3-car crash leaves Georgia woman dead, 3 in hospital, 1 facing DUI charges

A three-vehicle accident in Hall County ended with a woman dead, another woman facing a DUI charge and three people, including a 1-year-old, in the hospital, the Georgia State Patrol said.Angela Riseden, 22, of Oakwood, was making a right turn from Valley Green Drive to Ga. 13 in her Toyota Yaris on

MYAJC.COM - 2018-10-17 18:26:00

Kristen Bell is concerned about the message ‘Snow White’ sends to her kids

Kristen Bell may play aDisney princess, but that doesn’t mean she’s OK with the lessons they teach her daughters.The 38-year-old mother to Delta, 3½, and Lincoln, 5½, revealedin a new interview with Parents magazinethat she is especially concerned about some of the plot points in “Snow White.”


Crandall, Ga. Man Facing Multiple Charges After Chase That Ends With Wreck Involving 4 BCSO Vehicles

A Crandall, Ga., man is facing multiple charges after a high-speed chase on Wednesday that ended in a crash that involved four vehicles of the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.

CHATTANOOGAN - 2018-10-18 12:51:50

Woman arrested after brandishing pellet gun in Sevier County High School

Brittany Rowe, 34, of Ellijay, Georgia was arrested Wednesday after Sevierville police say she brandished a pellet gun in the main parking lot exit of Sevier County High School.

WATE - 2018-10-17 16:58:02

SWAT Standoff Ends With Shootout, Police Fatally Hit Gunman

HALL COUNTY, GA – A SWAT standoff ended Saturday when a man barricaded himself inside his home, before shooting at Hall County deputies and was then fatally shot by deputies in return fire, police say. No deputies or bystanders were injured during the incident.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 12:00:00

Woman Tries To Shoplift $700 In Merchandise In Dalton

The incident happened on Oct. 4, at the Shugart Road Walmart. Shortly after 8 p.m., the suspect and a man were shopping in the store and loaded a shopping cart with merchandise totaling $700. The man walked out of the store carrying nothing while the woman started to put the items from the cart into


Suspect breaks into car, charges $1,700 on stolen credit cards

A man who allegedly entered someone's car at a Gwinnett County LA Fitness, stole a credit card and charged almost $1,700 has now been identified as Joseph Robert Proctor.Police say Proctor entered the vehicle at the fitness center in the 6000 block of Cumming Highway in Sugar Hill on Sept. 26. He th

CBS 46 - 2018-10-17 18:52:00

Talent shines in North Georgia

Dawsonville was full of talent from across the state as artists of all ages came to the Performing Arts Center to perform at North Georgia’s Got Talent this past weekend.No One Alone, a local domestic violence shelter serving Lumpkin and Dawson counties, hosted their second annual fundraising event


Mom, 4 children dead in apparent murder-suicide, deputies say | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

BREAKING: Apparent Murder-Suicide in Maury CountyNews4 is LIVE on the scene of an investigation in Maury County, where five people are confirmed dead of an apparent murder-suicide. Getting more information from Sheriff Bucky Rowland now:Posted byWSMV News 4, Nashvilleon Monday, October 15, 2018


Teens charged in murder of Gwinnett County man

The teen suspects have been identified as 17-year-old Franecha Torres, of Norcross, 17-year-old Nicholas Evans, of Suwanee, and 18-year-old Khalil Miller, of Suwanee.