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Police: Man arrested in connection to murder of great-grandmother
Sergio Moon, 30, was arrested without incident by the US Marshall's Office Task Force at a motel in the 6000 block of Oakbrook Parkway in Norcross. He was taken to the Monroe Police Department where he was charged with murder, aggravated assault & possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Police make arrest after teen shot, killed in road rage incident
Janae Owens, 17, was in a car with her mother sitting at a red lightat the intersection of South Candler Street and Midway Road on Wednesday eveningwhen police said a man in a black car opened fire, hitting the car. Owens was killed in the incident.
Body of female found in Macon identified
MACON, Ga.-- A body that was found on June 21, 2018 has been identified on Saturday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office.
Small earthquake shakes parts of middle Georgia Saturday morning
ATLANTA - The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, located about 7.5 miles west of Gray, Ga., or about 80 miles southeast of Atlanta.
Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County
Danielle McKinley was last seen with her son, Zaire Harrell, 1, leaving their home along Pine Ridge Trail SE in Conyers on Tuesday.
Police: Suspect arrested for fatally shooting 17-year-old teen in Decatur
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Death of Memphis soldier at Florida training camp is suspicious, famil | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
CLAY CO., Fla. -A soldier who disappeared from a National Guard base in Florida has been found dead in a wooded area of Camp Blanding,WHBQ reports.
Jackson Co. man wounded in shootout with police during SWAT standoff, shoots his mom
JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office contacted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation late Friday afternoon to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred in conjunction with a three-hour SWAT standoff on Friday.According to the report, 37-year-old Jonathan Wayne Allen
Jackson sheriff: Man shoots mom, fires at deputies’ cars
A man was arrested Friday after shooting his mother, then opening fire at responding deputies' vehicles before barricading himself inside a Braselton house, according to authorities.Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum said the call came in around 4 p.m. Friday, June 22, to Charlie Cooper Road. Mangu
One teen dead, another critically injured in Thursday night wreck
The driver, 18-year-old Alissa Harvey of Hampton, was pronounced dead at the scene, while her passenger, 18-year-old Kyra Young of Griffin, was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after Harvey’s car barrel-rolled following her attempt to negotiate a curve in the road, an
Cold case murder trial could be in jurors hands by Tuesday
On Friday, jurors heard a profanity laced audio recording between Frankie Gebhardt, one of the men accused in the murder, and police. Gebhardt repeatedly denied any involvement in Coggins' murder.
Alleged Spalding killer defiant, non-committal in jailhouse interview
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution06/22/2018 — Griffin, GA - Franklin Gebhardt (right) becomes emotional while listening to an audio recording of an interview he had with investigators during Friday’s testimony. Gebhardt, 60, is charged with felony murder and other counts in the crime prosecutors say
Teen says he saw ice cream truck driver steal mail, police find more than that
The teen called police and when they pulled the driver over, investigators said they found marijuana, a scale, cash and a gun.
Griffin Housing Authority dedicates first new house
Kristy McDowell and her two sons have a brand new home on 15th Street.McDowell, a working mother and CareMaster employee, is the first homebuyer of many more to come for the Griffin Housing Authority, according to CEO Bob Dull. There are two more new homes being built down the street, which will be
Jackson County jailer fired after alleged assault
COMMERCE, Ga. -- A Jackson County jailer was fired and is facing criminal charges after an alleged assault last week in a neighboring county.Todd Greene was fired after an incident in Madison County where he allegedly got into an argument with another man and then tried to handcuff him. Greene alleg
Health inspector calls Pizza Hut kitchen 'unsanitary from top to bottom'
Violations included a food handler eating in the kitchen and then handling food and supplies without washing hands, observed food handler preparing a pizza with bare hands and food items in prep cooler, including sausage and meatballs, not held cold enough.
Missing Hartsfield-Jackson worker found in river didn't drown, lead investigator says
NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. — It’s been three-and-a-half months since the body of Shanequa Sullivan, an airport worker with autism, turned up in the Yellow River.Investigators said they still haven’t identified a single suspect, but they’re determined not to let this case run cold - and they think phone reco
SWMA votes to keep Piper Road convenience center open
COVINGTON, Ga. –The Newton County Solid Waste Management Authority reversed course Thursday evening and voted to keep the Piper Road convenience center open.The center had been slated to close June 30 after authority members voted May 17 to close it and convert the recycling center on Bypass Road in
City Barbeque opening June 25 in south Forsyth
City Barbeque, located just inside Forsyth County at 4120 John’s Creek Parkway, will be opening for business Monday. The restaurant has a grand opening celebration planned for Saturday, June 30 that will include kids crafts, face painting, and chances to win prizes. The big event for Saturday is exp
Bald eagles making comeback across US
JACKSON, Ga. - Longtime wildlife biologist Jim Ozier unties and then boards a small boat on Lake Jackson, an hour south of Atlanta. With binoculars hanging from his neck, Ozier starts the engine to cruise to a 5-year-old bald eagle nest, towering just on the edge of the Georgia Power-owned body of w