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Humane Society of the United States investigation leads to discovery of dead puppy in pet store freezer

Dead puppies, including one kept in a plastic bag in the freezer, were allegedly found inside a Petland store in Kennesaw, Georgia, according to a report by the Humane Society of the United States.

JOURNAL-NEWS - 2018-12-14 23:51:43

Atlanta United 2 move to new home next season

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Atlanta United 2 are packing up and leaving Lawrenceville after one season. In a statement released today, the team said that they will be moving to Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-14 20:17:00

Cops: DUI driver hits Roswell DOT worker; street sweeper helps chase her down

A woman accused of driving drunk and hitting a Roswell Department of Transportation worker before driving away was arrested after another employee chased after her in his street sweeper truck, authorities said.


KEVIN FOLEY: Cobb County Republicans — the enemy within

There’s an adage in politics that says when your opponent is self-destructing, stand aside. But that’s counterproductive, so I’ll try to help the Cobb County Republican Party understand why it’s losing elections.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 03:04:00

Multiple bomb threats made across metro Atlanta, entire country

ATLANTA - The FBI is busy investigating a nationwide rash of emailed bomb threats that went out to hundreds of businesses and government buildings, including several in north Georgia.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-13 23:53:43

Cobb could buy Powder Springs’ water, wastewater systems

Though it’s by no means a drop in the bucket, a proposed $5.5 million purchase of Powder Springs’ water distribution and wastewater collection systems by Cobb is likely to lower city residents’ water bills, county officials say.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-15 00:29:00

Wreaths Across America Top Kennesaw Holiday Weekend Plans

Let's make Christmas a little Merrier for these sweet babies! They can be seen and loved on at the Austell PetSmart in the East West Commons Shopping Center at 4155 Austell Rd, Austell, Ga.

PATCH - 2018-12-14 04:13:00

Watch: Benzino Says Racism Is Why He's Facing Felony Drug Charges for Narcotics Found In His Home [Video]

Former ‘Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta’ star Benzino is adamant that racists are behind the serious drug charges he’s facing. Benzino wanted to address the story we broke … that cops busted him in Cobb County, GA — in January 2017 — and hit him with a slew of charges: felony possession of THC oil gummies

LOVEBSCOTT.COM - 2018-12-13 18:27:05

Inaugural ATL meeting sees adoption of new logo, move to seek federal status

ATLANTA — A trip from Kennesaw State University to the Gwinnett Center in Duluth showed state Sen. Brandon Beach just a few ways metro Atlanta’s transit network could be improved.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-15 00:30:00

Cobb County courthouse, other agencies evacuated after bomb threat

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Authorities confirm several government locations in Cobb County have been evacuated due to a threat. The threats were first reported around 2 p.m. at the Cobb County Superior Court House, the Cobb Police Department headquarters, E-911 and precinct offices 1 and 4. The city of Mariet

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-13 19:54:00

Dead, Sick Puppies Found In GA Pet Stores: Humane Society Report

GEORGIA — Cute puppies might be on the minds of holiday shoppers this time of year, making even more urgent a Humane Society of the United States warning to "never buy a puppy from a pet store." A recent undercover investigation by the Humane Society at a Petland store in the Atlanta area reportedly

PATCH - 2018-12-13 12:53:00

Man Who Tried To Meet Girl For Sex Indicted On Charges

WOODSTOCK, GA — A Kennesaw man who thought he was arranging to meet a 14-year-old girl for sexual contact earlier this year in Woodstock has been indicted on charges stemming from his alleged actions.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 16:55:00

Georgia Police Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

DeKalb County police officials said that the suspect fled a traffic stop, and when the officer pursued, the man pulled out a handgun and fatally shot him before being gunned down by responding officers. — DeKALB COUNTY, Georgia -- A DeKalb County police officer was shot and killed by a suspect Thurs

OFFICER.COM - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Bomb threats reported across metro Atlanta, the U.S.

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Law enforcement agencies across metro Atlanta are on high alert after reports of numerous e-mail and phone-based bomb threats being made to government offices and businesses alike.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-13 19:54:00

I-75 S blocked in Cobb County due to multi-vehicle crash

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A serious early morning crash is blocking all southbound lanes of Interstate 75 near South Marietta Parkway in Cobb County. The crash involves multiple vehicles, including a tractor-trailer. Police said one vehicle was engulfed in flames with at least one person seriously hurt.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-12 09:03:31

BREAKING: Officer and K9 Shot In Georgia

A police officer and K9 have been shot in DeKalb County. DeKalb County, GA - A DeKalb county officer and a police K9 were shot Thursday evening. The incident started as a traffic stop on Candler Rd, according to WSB-TV.

DEFENSEMAVEN.IO - 2018-12-13 23:36:51

Bomb Threats Lock Down Five Metro Schools On Thursday | Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Georgia Patch network to talk about tonight. These are the latest in a series of threats that police have traced to "swatting." Yves Joseph Legault met a 13-year-old Marietta girl online, then flew to Atlanta to have sex with her.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:17:00

New threats against DeKalb schools prompt evacuation, lockdowns

One DeKalb elementary school was evacuated and two others were placed on lockdown after new threats were made against them Thursday morning. About 7:22 a.m., someone called in a bomb threat to Dunwoody Elementary School, Dunwoody police spokesman Officer Anwar Sillah said.


‘Traveler’ suspect in child-sex abuse sting case indicted

A Cherokee County grand jury has indicted a 60-year-old Kennesaw man who was jailed in March on child sex-related charges after he was arrested outside a Woodstock roller hockey rink where investigators said he expected to meet a minor.

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-12-12 15:38:00

Driver of pickup killed in Cobb County crash

The driver of a pickup truck was killed Wednesday morning in a three-vehicle crash in Marietta. An Infinity and a pickup truck crashed on the southbound lanes of I-75 just south of North Marietta Parkway.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-12 13:31:00