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Henry County’s Most Wanted

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is looking for fugitives on their Ten Most Wanted List. William Thomas Armstrong, 39, is wanted on felony aggravated stalking related to a Jan. 10, 2018 incident in McDonough, as well as misdemeanor failure to appear for a fingerprintable charge.


Pistol-packing Georgia grandmother fires shots at burglar trying to break into her home

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. (CNN NEWSOURCE) - A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a burglar trying to break into her home. The grandmother had a few choice words for the burglar before firing off some shots.


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lovejoy’s pursuit to the title continues

LOVEJOY — As soon as the brackets for the Girls 6A State Championship came out, 31 of the 32 teams immediately scanned their draw to see when they would face the defending champion Lovejoy Lady Wildcats (27-3). On Wednesday night, it was the Region 3-AAAAAA Champion runner-up Grovetown Lady Warriors


UPDATE: Body found in Henry County lake identified as missing grandfather

A body pulled from a Henry County lake Monday was identified as a missing grandfather with early-onset dementia who walked away from his home nearly two weeks ago. Timothy Russell Osborne, 58, was reported missing Feb. 6 after he slipped out of his Peeksville Road home in Locust Grove while his wife


Search is on for $3.2 million lottery winner in Henry County

An unsuspecting grocery shopper in metro Atlanta is $3.2 million richer after nailing all six numbers in Monday night’s Jumbo Bucks Lotto drawing. The lucky ticket was sold at the Locust Grove Publix on Ga. 155 in Henry County, the Georgia Lottery Corporation announced Wednesday.


Traxx murder suspect Monte Glover, Jr. busted in Clayton County

JONESBORO — Clayton County Police have arrested a man wanted in Henry County in connection with the fatal Traxx Nightclub shooting. DeCoby Barlow was celebrating a relative’s birthday and was caught in the crossfire during an altercation at the club.


Clayton County’s Lovejoy Lady Wildcats are the best high school basketball team you might not have heard of

South of Atlanta in the city of Hampton, Georgia, a 23-and-a-half-mile ride down I-75, is the best basketball team you might not have heard of. While the Lovejoy High School Lady Wildcats don’t always receive the most press, the defending 6A State Champions are quickly becoming a basketball dynasty.


Payless refutes claim evidence destroyed in case of 2-year-old girl crushed by fallen mirror

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Nearly a year after a toddler was crushed by a falling mirror at a Clayton County shoe store, 11Alive has learned the business has moved to remove them from other Clayton County stores, and other locations nationwide.


Hampton council OK’s $100K for DDA

The Hampton City Council voted at its Feb. 12 regular meeting on a budget amendment granting $100,000 to the city’s Downtown Development Authority. The vote was 4-2 with Stephanie Bodie and Henry Byrd voting against. The vote came after an executive session and there was no discussion of the issue.


Popular radio host tased during traffic stop to sue city of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (CBS46) There's new developments in the case of an Atlanta radio host who was tased during a traffic stop and then later released. Qri Montague says she plans to sue the city of Atlanta.

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$80K worth of cocaine found in figurines at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA, Ind. — Agents said three pounds of cocaine were found in decorative figurines at Atlanta's airport, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. The figurines were found Tuesday night in the bags of a 24-year-old traveler who arrived at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport f


Here's What A Cool Million Buys In Georgia This Week

GEORGIA — Burrr. The chill of winter is in the air, even for Atlanta. But fret not, Patch has compiled a list of cozy Georgia homes on the market where you can cuddle by the fireplace.


Bahamian track athlete found dead in Georgia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Thursday, Dekalb County Police identified a man shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of an office park in Stone Mountain, Georgia as former Bahamian track and field standout Douglas Lynes-Bell.


GBI dismantles Cuban drug trafficking operation in four Georgia counties

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke Counties relating to an ongoing drug investigation. The search warrants were the culmination of a two year long investiga


Tornado warning issued for Meriwether County

ATLANTA - BREAKING: A tornado warning has been extended for Meriwether County until 7:30 p.m. Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns said the warning was spawned from a radar-indicated tornado.


Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Learns Sex of Upcoming Baby in 'Ellen Show' Surprise

Florida Georgia Line member Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, recently announced that they are expecting their second child, and on Thursday, Ellen DeGeneres helped the couple find out whether they'll be welcoming a boy or a girl.


Accused murderer's alleged plot to kill deputies foiled after shocking discovery

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - A local sheriff has enhanced security around an inmate who was allegedly planning a dramatic escape. The sheriff said the prisoner planned to execute two of his deputies during transport.


The raccoon is one of Georgia’s best-known animals

When I was taking the trash out the other evening, a raccoon suddenly walked from around the corner of my house. He stopped, looked at me for a second and then scurried into the woods.


Winning lottery ticket sold in Locust Grove

LOCUST GROVE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Someone in Locust Grove could be $3 million richer if they come forward to claim their prize. Georgia Lottery officials say a lotto ticket worth 3.2 million was sold at the Publix on Highway 155 South.


Georgia leaders rally around Ralston amid threat of revolt

The silence at the statehouse over House Speaker David Ralston’s future is over. And the Republican has the threat of a revolt among rank-and-file members to thank for it. As news of state Rep. David Clark’s resolution calling on Ralston to resign his position ricocheted around the Capitol, a string