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JUST IN: Man charged in fatal stabbing of his brother
A Clayton County man was arrested Monday after authorities said he stabbed his brother to death in front of their family. Joseph Oliver allegedly stabbed the brother after a “dispute” at their home on Braxley Way near Jonesboro, according to a statement from the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.
Suspect charged with dismembering Morrow man seeks psych eval
JONESBORO — The man accused of killing, beheading, and dismembering a Morrow neighbor will seek a psychological examination, according to the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office.
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.”
Boston suspect busted in Clayton
JONESBORO — A fugitive from justice in Boston and his girlfriend have been busted in Clayton County. Nicholas Antoine, 20, and Latifa Brown were arrested in Hampton last Friday by members of the U.S. Marshals Service and the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Squad.
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
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.
Clayton County Calendar of Events
The city of Jonesboro is hosting its annual parade and tree lighting on Dec. 15 starting at 4:40 p.m. The parade will begin at J.W. Arnold Elementary School and travel up historic Main Street. Following the parade, the tree lighting will take place at Lee Street Park. There will be food, live music
Chairman Turner, elves help Santa bring Christmas to foster kids
JONESBORO — Santa has the children of Kinship Care on his “nice” list, thanks to a little help from Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner and a host of local elves.
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
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.
Jonesboro Democrat wants police chase policy for all of Georgia
A southwest Atlanta woman was heading to church in January 2016 with her two grandchildren when a man fleeing College Park police slammed into their car, killing all three. Now their family is urging Georgia lawmakers to establish a statewide policy for when officers should pursue a suspect and when
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.
Investigators: Homeowner kills man suspected of breaking into his house
ATLANTA - Atlanta police are investigating a deadly shootout Monday afternoon. According to police, officers were called to Ira Street just before 2 p.m. for reports of a person shot.
What Toy Do GA Kids Want The Most For Christmas? | Patch PM
Share-worthy stories from the Georgia Patch network to talk about tonight. Here's the toy kids in Georgia most want Santa to leave under the Christmas tree. Nicholas Antoine was arrested in a Clayton County trailer park.
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.
DeKalb K-9 released from pet hospital after being shot in head, losing eye
A DeKalb County police dog, who was shot in the head while hunting down a suspect accused of shooting and killing a DeKalb officer, has been released from a veterinary hospital, police said.
Stockbridge to give back to area families
STOCKBRIDGE — Neat Robinson, Stockbridge councilwoman, and Sandra Scott, Georgia state representative, are partnering with local groups to assist area families with the 2018 Holiday Giveback.
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 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
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