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Authorities arrest nursing home employee

A 54-year-old Milledgeville nursing home employee has been arrested by local authorities in connection to a March 15 incident where an elderly resident was hit in the mouth. The case had been under investigation by the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office since the alleged crime took place. Detective Chr

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-03-22 21:37:00

Colbert man dies in Friday accident

A Colbert man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 29 Friday morning. Grady Godfrey, 75, died when his white Dodge Caravan crossed the centerline at 3840 Hwy. 29 and struck a northbound 18-wheeler. Madison County Coroner Julie Phillips said Godfrey was pronounced dead at the scene. The dri

MADISONJOURNALTODAY.COM - 2018-03-24 15:29:51

Body found alongside truck on I-75

A body was found alongside an 18-wheeler on Interstate 75 in Bibb County on Saturday. Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said the man is believed to have died of natural causes, but an autopsy will be performed. He said there was no sign of trauma or anything else to point to anything other than natural

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-24 20:11:00

Athens-Clarke police obtain felony warrants in pistol-whipping crash

Athens-Clarke County police have obtained several felony warrants for a man who allegedly held two men at gunpoint in a car last week and pistol-whipped the driver, who then crashed the car. The warrants charge Jamarious Iquan Foster with one count of armed robbery, four counts of aggravated assault

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-23 17:20:22

Hackers are holding the city of Atlanta's computer systems for ransom, causing massive outages - and anyone who has conducted business with the city is at risk

A ransomware attack on the city of Atlanta's government created outages for many consumer-facing and internal applications, putting "everyone who has done business" with the city at risk, according to a report from NBC's Atlanta affiliate WXIA.The hackers are demanding a bitcoin payment of $6,800 to

BUSINESSINSIDER.SG - 2018-03-23 16:14:39

Athens resident victim of a pizza hacking

A Jennings Mill Parkway resident reported Wednesday that someone hacked into his Domino's Pizza account and made two fraudulent orders totaling $92 at locations in New York City, Athens-Clarke County police said. One order was placed in Long Island City in the borough of Queens and the other in the

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-23 21:29:21

APD admits mishandling case of missing airport worker later found in the Yellow River

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Atlanta Police Department is admitting it mishandled the missing persons case of an airport worker with autism later found dead in the Yellow River. The last known video of Shanequa Sullivan alive shows her apparently trying, but failing, to enter the airport MARTA station at th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-24 00:11:00

Bobby V being investigated for rape in metro Atlanta

R&B crooner Bobby V has gotten entangled in another odious sexual scandal, and this time law enforcement officials in suburban Atlanta are investigating him for allegations of rape. According to TMZ, the alleged sexual assault took place last weekend in Cobb County, Georgia, a suburban area immediat

ROLLINGOUT.COM - 2018-03-23 11:57:18

Authorities: Suspects ran illegal care home, threatened and abused disabled residents

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. -- Deputies in Rockdale County are on the lookout for two people they believe were running an illegal personal care home to exploit disabled women. According to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, 45-year-old Tomeka Moses Williams is wanted for running the home at 323 Rodgers


Woman added to Atlanta police 'most wanted' list for alleged robbery

A woman was recently added to the Atlanta Police Department's "most wanted" list on a robbery charge related to an alleged confrontation with another woman last year. The victim told APD that her vehicle and purse had been taken by her child's father's new girlfriend after a physical dispute, accor


Cops: Wanted suspect kidnapped relative, pistol-whipped man

A 22-year-old man is on the run after authorities said he attacked and threatened his family and pistol-whipped another man, Athens-Clarke County police said. Police were told that Jamarious Foster had been acting strangely since about 1 p.m. on March 13. Foster fired a gun multiple times and even


2-year-old shoots 1-year-old in Hull Wednesday; injury doesn't appear life threatening

A 2-year-old child accidentally shot a 1-year-old sibling Wednesday morning with a handgun located in a bedroom of a Hull residence. The call to 9-1-1 was received at 9:43 a.m. According to Madison County Sheriff's Captain Jimmy Patton. Madison County EMS and sheriff's officers responded to the


Athens woman killed in hit and run on Commerce Road

Police are searching for the suspect responsible for a hit-and-run incident on March 20 that resulted in the death of a local woman. Kimberly Pierce, 52, was pronounced dead by Emergency Medical Services at approximately 10 p.m. when she was found "unresponsive in the roadway," according to a press


Pedestrian Killed on Commerce Road

A driver killed a woman around 10 p.m. Tuesday while she was crossing Commerce Road near the Bulldog Inn, according to Athens-Clarke County police. Kimberly Pierce, 52, was killed by a '90s-model green Honda with tinted windows. The driver and car left the scene after hitting Pierce. The car likely


Police Seek Car Involved In Deadly Hit-And-Run

ATHENS, GA - The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is asking the public to help them track down the vehicle believed to have fatally hit a woman while she crossed a local highway. Officers were dispatched to a call around 10 a.m. March 20 to the area of Commerce Road near Ga. 10 Loop to a perso


Video shows last known moments of woman whose body was found in Yellow River

COVINGTON, GA -- Investigators released new evidence in the tragic case of a woman who disappeared from her job at Hartsfield Jackson airport - then was found dead a month later. The video shows Shanequa Sullivan apparently trying to enter an airport MARTA station at the end of her shift - then walk


Greene County deputy fired following arrest outside Athens bar

A Greene County sheriff's deputy was fired Monday following his arrest at an Athens bar two days earlier where authorities said he was intoxicated and acting disorderly. Justin A. Anderson, 21, of Winder was terminated following an internal review of the arrest that occurred about 1 a.m. Saturday, a


Bark For Life set for April 7th

Want to celebrate your four-legged family member while supporting cancer research and the Humane Society? There's a fun way to do this right here in Madison! Bark for Life takes place April 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Bill Wood Park (formerly Heritage Park) with activities for the whole family. Yes,


Henry Co. teacher charged with enticing, inappropriately touching student expected in court

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - A teacher who was arrested and charged with sending a student a Snapchat message asking him to "send nudes" is expected in court on Wednesday for a bond and arraignment hearing. Ryan Harvey, 24, was indicted in front of a Grand Jury on Friday, March 9, with one count of sexual ass


BREAKING: NCSO seeks public's help in Sullivan case

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County Sheriff's Investigator Jeff Alexander is asking for the public's help in the case of Shanequa Quanee Sullivan, whose body was located in the Yellow River March 3. Sullivan was reportedly last seen alive leaving the MARTA station at Hartsfield Jackson International Air