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Macon woman charged in husband's shooting death released on bond

MACON, Ga.-- Tenita Shoats, the woman accused of fatally shooting her husband in January, bonded out of jail on Wednesday. Authorities say Shoats told deputies that she shot her husband, Vernon Shoats Sr. with his own gun after a physical altercation at their Hidden Lakes Apartment in West Macon.

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-16 09:43:25

Deputies search for man accused of shooting two people at Macon apartment complex

MACON, Ga. -- The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted in connection to shooting two men at a Macon apartment complex. According to the sheriff's office, 19-year-old Shannon Dwayne Williams Jr. is the suspect in a Nov. 12 shooting at Westminster Apartments on N. Atwood Dr. It

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-16 09:40:42

Making Macon: Nu-Way Weiners

Burgers, fries, famous flaky ice and of course, the atomic red weiners. Nu-Way Weiners is a family owned business, and since 1916 they have been cooking their way into the hearts of Central Georgia. In 1916, founder Jim Mallas was a Greek immigrant coming to Macon from New York's Ellis Island. "He

WMAZ - 2017-11-16 23:50:03

WANTED: Suspect identified in double shooting in Macon

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating a man they believe shot two people this week. Shannon Dwayne Williams Jr., 19, fired shots into a car outside the Westminster Apartments on North Atwood Drive early Sunday, according to a sheriff's office news release. Two men sitting insi

WMAZ - 2017-11-16 18:33:48

Man pleads guilty to attempted armed robbery, sentenced to 10 years in prison

MACON, Ga. -- A man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to rob a Macon Subway last December. Michael Dewayne Easley, 38, was sentenced to 25 years with ten to serve in prison for criminal attempt to commit a felony after trying to rob the Subway at 1433 Eisenhower Pkwy. A restaurant employee rep

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-16 17:24:14

Macon teen selected to represent Ga. in the National Sports Shooting Program

Locked and loaded, 18-year-old Hunter Wealot has been shooting since he was 7 years old, and he's setting his sights on a new target. Nicole Butler takes us out to the gun range to show off why how his talent really hits the mark. Wealot has been chosen to represent Georgia as an ambassador in the N

WMAZ - 2017-11-17 07:48:45

More Sunshine This Afternoon!

We stay sunny and dry today. Clouds will increase tomorrow ahead of our next cold front. We'll warm up into the low to mid 70s Saturday. We'll likely stay dry for most of Saturday. Rain looks likely late Saturday night and into early Sunday morning. Behind the cold front, temperatures will struggle

WMAZ - 2017-11-17 10:26:18

Two educators on leave after alleged incident at Heritage Elem., BSO investigating

MACON, Ga. -- A Bibb County teacher and paraprofessional are on administrative leave after an alleged incident at Heritage Elementary School. According to Stephanie Hartley with the Bibb County School District, a parent approached administrators about bumps on her 7-year-old son's head on Nov. 8. S

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-17 10:16:06

'I'm Going To Rape You:' Berwyn Detective Sues Deputy Chief

BERWYN, IL - Berwyn Detective Carmelita Terry said she feared for her physical safety when Deputy Chief Joseph Drury allegedly "got within inches of [her]" and said something to the effect of "I can give you six orgasms," according to a complaint Terry filed with the Cook County Circuit Court on Nov

PATCH - 2017-11-16 19:49:29

Oak Park resident named new village sustainability coordinator

Oak Park resident Marynda "Mindy" Agnew has been named the village's new sustainability coordinator. Agnew, who assumed the role this week, was selected from a field of more than 50 applicants, village officials said. "Leading our community's efforts to embrace environmental sustainability has long

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 15:43:33

Police: Jewelry worth more than $12,000 stolen from Oak Park home

Theft Someone stole a gold watch, a pair of gold diamond earrings, a pair of gold hoop earrings, a platinum ring, two gold rings, a wedding ring and cash valued at $12,863 from a home in the 400 block of South Clinton Avenue between 8 a.m. Nov. 2 and 8 a.m. Nov. 9. Someone stole two folding chairs,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 03:11:12

8 arrested in Uptown drug investigation, 5 suspects remain at large

Eight people have been arrested in a drug investigation in response to recent violence in the North Side Uptown neighborhood, and police are still looking for five others. The arrests, announced in a community alert Wednesday night, were part of "a Narcotics Enforcement Mission in response to an inc

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-16 11:48:00

3 teens shot inside Chicago home; 1 dead

CHICAGO - A teen was killed and two others wounded in a shooting inside a residence Thursday evening on Chicago's West Side. Police say a male, age 15 or 16, was shot in the back and pronounced dead at the scene in the 5600 block of W. Washington around 5:45 p.m in the city's South Austin neighborho

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-17 01:05:51

Man killed on Dan Ryan among 3 dead, 3 wounded in Thursday shootings

A man killed in a shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway was among six people shot, three fatally, in Thursday gun violence on Chicago's South and West sides. The 20-year-old man was shot in the head and crashed his vehicle about 5:15 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 90/94 near 51st Street, a

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-17 06:03:00

Man killed, 5 wounded in Wednesday shootings on South, West sides

A man was killed and five others were wounded in shootings over a 10-hour period Wednesday on Chicago's South and West sides. A 21-year-old man was shot to death about 2:15 p.m. in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Police. He was sitting in his vehicle in the 6600 block of

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-16 06:20:00

Man, 61, killed when back porches catch fire on West Side

A 61-year-old man was killed when the back porches of a West Side building caught fire early Friday morning, authorities said. The fire started about 5:53 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood, the Chicago Fire Department said. The three-story building appeared

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 13:06:00

Cranford VFW Post #335 to hold Pearl Harbor Day Services

On Thursday, Dec. 7, at 9 a.m., Cranford VFW Post #335 will hold an outdoor Memorial Service in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 which ignited the beginning of WWII. The service is open to the public and will be held at the VFW Post Memorial Home at 479 South Ave. E. in

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 12:02:48

Actress sues CAA talent agent for alleged sexual assault on several occasions, claims agency ignored her

An actress is suing the popular talent agency CAA and one of its agents, claiming the agent sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions. Demi Mann filed suit on Thursday against Cameron Mitchell - who represents celebrities like Common, Gabrielle Union, Demetrius Shipp Jr., Ludacris, Terrence How

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 16:01:56

EU leaders warn broadening of Brexit talks could be in doubt

GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) - European Union leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to cover future relations and trade from December. At an EU summit in Sweden, Prime Minister Theresa May's government was urged to clarify how much Br

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 09:21:34

Mayor's convictions overturned on traffic tickets issued amid political dispute

HILLSIDE -- A judge has overturned convictions on three traffic summonses the Hillside police union president gave to the same township's mayor last year amid a political battle over who would serve as the police chief. Superior Court Judge Frederic McDaniel on Oct. 30 ruled Mayor Angela Garretson

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 12:29:33