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Henry County student appeals expulsion for sexual misconduct
During the six-mile bus ride to Austin Road Middle School on Aug. 28, three Henry County students learned that adult situations can have dire consequences when you’re not mature enough to handle them. A 12-year-old girl who was taunted and teased by two boys her age about her developing body made a
Henry County police officer transferred to rehab hospital
Henry County Police Department officer Michael Smith was transferred on Dec. 14 from Grady Memorial Hospital to Shepherd Center in Buckhead for brain injury rehabilitation. Smith sustained a brain injury when he was injured by a gunshot wound to the face in the line of duty Dec. 6.
One Traxx suspect surrenders; one at large
McDONOUGH — One of the suspects in the Traxx nightclub shooting that left one man dead has turned himself in, according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. Colton Jerrod Sims, 29, was wanted on felony murder charges stemming from the Dec. 14 incident.
Annual Jonesboro Christmas parade ushers in holidays
JONESBORO — The city of Jonesboro ushered in the holiday season Saturday with its annual Christmas Parade and Tree lighting. Residents lined the historic Main Street while dozens of floats many representing this year’s theme of “A Motown Christmas.”
Rapper T.I. accepts plea deal for cursing in public, pays $300 fine
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - Atlanta rapper T.I. has accepted a plea deal on charges stemming from an incident in May outside of his gated community, his attorney said. The rapper’s attorney, Steve Sadow, told AJC.com that T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., maintained his innocence on all charges,
Officials: Boston murder suspect arrested in Georgia
HAMPTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Clayton County Police have arrested a man suspected of two murders in Boston. Officials say the initial incident happened in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston on June 30, 2018. Police were called to the scene and found two men dead from gunshot wounds.
Mattie’s Call: Reginal Johnson, 27
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Police Department has issued a Mattie’s Call for Reginal Johnson, 27, of Jonesboro. Johnson was last seen around 12:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, in the 1900 Block of Watercrest Drive.
Mattie's Call issued for Clayton County man
JONESBORO, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Police in Clayton County need your help finding a 27-year-old man who has been missing for three days. Officials issued a Mattie's Call for Reginal Johnson, who they say was last seen around 12:15 p.m. on Dec. 14 at a home on the 1900 block of Watercrest Drive.
PHOTOS: Hampton Lady Hornets top Elite Scholars
Graduated from South Carolina State University in 2015. Been with the Henry Herald and Clayton News in two capacities as a sports journalist and interim sports editor. SPJ member.
3 men get life sentences after murdering Alpharetta man in 2016
Three metro Atlanta men who were found guilty of murdering a 21-year-old man in Alpharetta were sentenced to life in prison Monday, authorities said. Michael Kamar Dawson of Lithonia, Dontravious Mahone of Riverdale, and Jemal Gines of Decatur were each convicted last week in the death of Kadarius C
Boston Double Murder Suspect Arrested In Jonesboro
JONESBORO, GA -- A Boston double homicide suspect was arrested over the weekend in metro Atlanta. According to the Boston police department, Nicholas Antoine, 20, was arrested in Clayton County on a felony warrant out of Suffolk Superior Court in Massachusetts. Antoine was arrested in a Jonesboro tr
Henry County officer shot in the face transferred to Shepherd Center in Atlanta
Atlanta, GA (CBS46) The Henry County Police officer severely injured after being shot in the face while investigating a complaint at a dentist's office is recovering and has been transferred to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.
Woman killed, man critically injured after I-75 wreck involving SUV towing boat
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A woman was killed, and a man was taken to a hospital in critical condition after a wreck that involved an SUV towing a boat shut down I-75 South on Saturday night, police said.
Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital
A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected to make a full recovery.
Mattie's Call issued for 16-year-old Clayton County boy
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Police in Clayton County have issued a Mattie’s Call, Georgia emergency missing alert for disabled or elderly persons, for a missing 16-year-old boy. Phillip Cartledge left his home after getting into an argument with his mother. Clayton County Police said he has been diagnosed
Offset crashes stage at Cardi B concert to beg; Cardi responds profanely
Rapper Offset continues the public spectacle of trying to win his wife Cardi B back after she abruptly separated from him when she found out he was continuously cheating on her with other women. This time, Offset took his apology to the next level.
Teen in Clayton County goes missing without important medication
Police in Clayton County are asking for the public's help finding a missing 16-year-old boy. Phillip Cartledge was last seen on Saturday at his home in the 6400 block of Pine Bark Court near Morrow but went missing after an argument with his mother.
Henry PD clears John Blount in Alexander incident
STOCKBRIDGE — The Henry County Police Department declared there was insufficient evidence to move forward with the investigation of a recent incident between two Stockbridge City Council members.
No. 20 Arizona State rallies from 18 down to defeat Georgia
No. 20 Arizona State overcame an 18-point deficit to upend Georgia 76-74 on Saturday night at Athens, Ga. After Luguentz Dort made just 1 of 2 free throws with 7.9 seconds left, Georgia (5-4) inbounded the ball with Nicolas Claxton taking it the length of the court before misfiring on a mid-range ju
Sheriff: Woman arrested after swerving at police, high-speed chase
NEWNAN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A dangerous police chase came to a dramatic end in Coweta County. A deputy's body camera caught a car driven by 33-year-old Shannon Atkinson jumping train tracks near downtown Newnan, leaving a trail a sparks.