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13-year-old arrested for 'disgusting' terroristic voicemails against Cobb NAACP

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Marietta Police Department says they believe they've identified the person responsible for leaving terroristic voice messages for the Cobb County NAACP. On Feb. 28, 2018 the Cobb County Police Department and the Marietta Police Department were contacted by the local chapter of th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 22:38:00

Toddler found dead in Cartersville; police investigating

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Cartersville are investigating after learning of a small child's death early Monday morning. Officers arrived at the 300 block of Old Mill Road around 6:50 a.m. after a call of a cardiac arrest. There they found an unresponsive 2-year-old girl. The child was later conf

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 16:29:00

Woman ID'd in deadly I-285 crash; husband charged

A man faces vehicular homicide charges in a crash that killed his wife and shut down I-285 East for more than five hours Sunday. David Cho, 61, was charged with failure to maintain a lane and second-degree vehicular homicide, Sandy Springs police said Monday. The victim has been identified as Sue Ch


Schools placed on lockdown during search for suspects

Three Douglas County schools were placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a suspicious vehicle was spotted near them, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Around 1:30 p.m., deputies responded to a call to investigate a suspicious vehicle in the area of Turner Middle School, Annette W

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-03-21 05:00:00

Woman allegedly kidnapped by ex-boyfriend has been found

CANTON, Ga. - Police have confirmed that both a woman and her ex-boyfriend who allegedly kidnapped her have been found. Police say that the suspect and the victim were found in separate locations. Calvin Elliot, the ex-boyfriend, is in custody and Brittany Young, the victim, is being interviewed at

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 11:08:00

Child Death Case: Cops Found Man, Woman 'Screaming For Help'

CARTERSVILLE, GA - The Cartersville Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a toddler, and the agency has released the initial incident report related to the March 19 tragedy. The two-year-old girl was found unresponsive around 7 a.m. Monday in a unit at

PATCH - 2018-03-20 17:45:23

New Principals Appointed At Cherokee County Schools

CANTON, GA - A slate of new principals have been appointed to lead schools across the Cherokee County School District. The Cherokee County School Board approved these new appointments at its Thursday, March 15 meeting. Two high schools will see new principals this year, as River Ridge's Darrell Her

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:32:14

5 Cobb spots with food and drink specials you won't want to miss

It's not hard to find great-priced food and drink specials if you know where to look, Cobb.Here's a sample of the choices you have when out and about in Cobb County. Red and Terry's Timbers 730 Concord Road SE, Smyrna 678-888-3649 Swing by what's known as "Smyrna's Oldest Tavern" for deals every day

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-20 18:39:12

Child Found Dead Inside Cartersville Apartment

CARTERSVILLE, GA - Cartersville police detectives are investigating the death of a child at an apartment complex. Officers were dispatched to a call of a child in cardiac arrest around 6:50 a.m. Monday at Hannah Apartments, which are located at 390 Old Mill Road. Cartersville police arrived with med

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:42:24

Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie


Atlanta motorcyclist killed in Florida crash

An Atlanta motorcyclist died after a driver crashed into his motorcycle and three others stopped along a Florida highway, authorities said. John Hawkins, 53, of Atlanta, died on the scene near mile marker No. 57. The crash happened when 23-year-old Sean Marlin veered his pickup truck off the Florida


Man shot at Underground Atlanta in front of two children

ATLANTA - A man was shot on Sunday at Underground Atlanta in front of two children. The victim, who police have identified only as a 30-year-old man, was shot in the abdomen. Police said they have suspects in custody. Two children were present when the shooting happened, but police have not said if


Georgia state trooper involved in shooting near Atlanta

Authorities say a Georgia State Patrol trooper has been involved in a shooting just south of Atlanta, though details were not immediately available. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Monday morning that the trooper shot a person who has been taken to a hospital. The agency says the

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-19 16:15:00

Cartersville Rite-Aid Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

CARTERSVILLE, GA - Two men have been arrested in connection with the February armed robbery of a Rite Aid pharmacy in Cartersville. The two suspects, identified as Indiana residents Rakim Coleman and David Yeakey, were arrested with the help of the FBI, the Cartersville Police Department said Friday


Funeral set for airport worker whose body was found in the Yellow River

It's been two weeks since a missing airport worker turned up dead in the Yellow River. A boater found Shanequa Sullivan, 23, tangled in some branches by the shore. On Sunday, the family will lay her to rest. Sullivan's grandmother saw her six weeks ago, but the funeral will not bring her closure bec


Atlanta federal inmate who made Facebook video hit with new charge

Scheduled to be released from prison May 16, an Atlanta federal inmate faces a new charge after he posted a video to his Facebook page from inside the prison. Joe Fletcher, who appeared to admit his involvement in a deadly 2010 shooting in Ohio in the 49-minute video, was indicted on a charge of ill


Drive-by shooters terrorize Atlanta street

ATLANTA - A series of random drive-by shootings have Atlanta police searching for a suspect. Authorities are looking for the person who they say shot at least three innocent people in just the last month. One of the victims, 61-year-old Sylvester Dixon, was shot in the head. He thankfully survived a


Woman threatens to blow up Department of Driver Services office, police say

A woman was arrested after an explosive outburst at a Georgia Department of Driver Services office in Cobb County, according to a warrant. "If I had a bomb," the warrant alleges Polly Barfield said, "I'd blow this place up." Barfield, 53, told Channel 2 Action News her children were present and she


Chamblee woman wakes to find Peeping Tom standing over her bed

CHAMBLEE, Ga. - Police are on the lookout for a suspected Peeping Tom in Chamblee. A woman told police that a man broke into her home on Longview Drive on March 10. She told police she awoke to find the suspect standing over her bed, masturbating. The woman said she was able to fight off the offende


No new evidence at Kennesaw Mountain Park of missing Marietta man after weeklong search

Despite dozens of searchers scouring the area and exhaustive efforts from law enforcement agencies, a Marietta man missing since March 7 and last seen at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park has yet to be found. Attempts to find 25-year-old David Blake - a 2011 graduate of Harrison High Schoo