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Accidental shootings in Macon, Warner Robins shock neighbors

One teendied after accidentally shooting himself, and another teen was playing with a handgun whenthe gun fired, hitting a toddler in Macon.


Macon man caught on camera stealing from car wash register

MACON, GA. -- A 60-year-old Macon man is accused of a felony theft incident that happened Tuesday at the "Goo Goo 3 Minute Car Wash," located at 4600 Presidential Pkwy.


Dispute over booting a truck at Walmart lands parking enforcer in jail for assault

A battle over a boot being placed on a tractor trailer in the Walmart parking lot in Perry led to the truck driver being hit by a car and a parking enforcement worker being taken to jail.Mason Parker, 23, of Marietta, who is an employee of Buckhead Parking Enforcement, was charged with aggravated as


Armed robbery spree’s alleged getaway driver in custody but gunman still at large

One person is in custody more than a week after an early morning crime spree left aMacon store clerk woundedon July 4.Chelsey Danielle Evans, 30, of Andrews Drive in Macon, was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault, according to Bibb Co


Police: 19-year-old man found dead in Warner Robins home

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Officials are investigating after a 19-year-old man was found dead in a Warner Robins home early Thursday morning.Warner Robins police were called to a home on the 100 block of Windsor Drive at 1 a.m. in reference to a deceased personPolice say when officers arrived, they found


Warner Robins Police Respond to Shooting on Carroll Drive - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

According to a news release, when officers arrived on scene, they found a 24-year-old male with at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to The Medical Center Navicent Health.


Toddler shot in north Macon

A toddler was shot in north Macon and rushed to the hospital late Thursday afternoon.Emotions were high among the two dozen or so people outside a small brick house with white awnings in in the 4500 block of Ayers Road.Six Bibb County sheriff’s patrol cars lined the street at Bon Ayer Circle.Sgt. Li


Name released of man shot in Warner Robins, possible suspect identified

The man who was shot has been identified as Quinterrus Slocumb, 23, according to a Warner Robins Police Department news release.


Police: Man kidnaps, rapes Perry mom in front of her daughters

Perry Police say a man is in custody after raping a woman in front of her children and kidnapping them Monday afternoon.Cpt. Heath Dykes says the woman came home to find 58-year-old Jessie Lee McCrary hiding in her closet.He reportedly held the woman at gunpoint and drove around with her and her dau


Man wounded as shots fired in Warner Robins neighborhood

Gunshots rang out in a Warner Robins neighborhood Thursday evening, leaving one person wounded.At about 7 p.m., Warner Robins police were called to the 200 block of Carroll Drive where they found a 24-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound, according to a police news release.The victim was tak


Former CNA indicted on charges

Dianne Haddock Burton, of the 100 block of Helen Circle, Milledgeville, was indicted on charges of exploitation and intimidation of an elder person and battery, according to court records obtained by The Union-Recorder from Baldwin County Superior Court Chief Deputy Clerk Kimberly Brown.


GSP: 6 injured in two morning crashes on Perry interstate

PERRY, Ga. -- Six people were injured in two crashes in Perry Thursday morning.Georgia State Patrol says the first crash happened on Interstate 75 near mile marker 138 just before 3:30 a.m.A car traveling south made an improper lane change and hit an 18-wheeler. After those vehicles came to a stop o


Discover Middle Georgia: Go Fish Education Center - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

PERRY, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – Middle Georgia has many lakes and rivers for fishermen and women to cast out in, but you don’t have to go far to see Georgia’s native fish.


Mother raped in front of her children; Alleged gunman in custody

An alleged rapist is in custody after a Perry woman was sexually assaulted in front of her two daughters in a two-hour kidnapping ordeal around Houston County.Jessie Lee McCrary, 58, of Moreland Street in Macon, faces multiple charges including aggravated assault and cruelty to children after his ar


VERIFY: Did a Warner Robins councilman tell another councilman he belongs in a cotton field?

Lee and three other council members wanted the attorney and former city clerk, Stan Martin, to continue the inquiry, but John Williams did not.


AP News - Police: Man sexually assaulted woman in front of her kids

PERRY, Ga. (AP) — Police say a man sexually assaulted a woman in front of her two daughters during a two-hour kidnapping in Georgia.Perry police Capt. Heath Dykes tells The Telegraph of Macon that 58-year-old Jessie Lee McCrary kidnapped the 39-year-old woman and her 11-year-old daughter from their


Shooting in east Macon leaves man with several gunshot wounds - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man is in the hospital with several gunshot wounds following a shooting in east Macon Tuesday.Deputies responded to Mogul Road near Jeffersonville Road around 12:20 p.m. after several gunshots were heard as an older man was seen walking into a backyard. The bullets st


5-time convicted shoplifter arrested for 6th offense in Macon

A Warner Robins man was arrested Sunday for his sixth shoplifting offense, according to a Bibb County police report.A deputy responded to a call at the Kroger on Forsyth Road in Macon on Sunday.Upon arriving at the scene, an employee described the shoplifting suspect who started walking south on For


Man charged for jumping on hood of Bibb Co. patrol car

According to court documents, Jimmie Lee McKnight Sr. is charged with Interference With Government Property, as well as Obstruction of an Officer.


Macon man shot multiple times in his backyard

A Macon man was hospitalized after being found shot multiple times in his backyard.According to a news release, it happened on Mogul Road near Jeffersonville Road around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday.When deputies arrived at the scene, they found the victim outside in the backyard with several gunshot wounds.I