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Bailey shines, but Marietta falls to Rome

ROME – Two quality high school quarterbacks dueled it out Thursday in the Corky Kell Classic as Marietta’s Harrison Bailey and Rome’s Knox Kadum threw early and often.Bailey had the better statistics, but Kadum got the only one that really counted, a 51-41 victory in the season opener at Rome’s Barr

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 05:25:00

State admits caseworkers failed family of 3-year-old who died of starv | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

On Oct. 8, the child, identified as Reygan Moon, was hospitalized for malnourishment. She only weighted 14 pounds and officials believe she was forced to live in a closet soiled with feces and urine.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-17 17:22:00

Florida airport shooter gets life for killing Marietta woman, 4 others

The man who opened fire at a South Florida airport early last year, killing five people including a Marietta woman, was sentenced to life in prison Friday.U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom ordered Esteban Santiago to serve five consecutive life sentences, with 120 additional years to serve for the othe

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-17 18:07:00

Fireball streaks across Georgia sky; captured in amazing videos

If you happened to be outside overnight, you might have spotted something fiery in the sky!Dozens of people reported seeing a fireball gleaming in the sky.Lawrenceville resident Dan Kent said his Ring doorbell camera captured it on video around 1:18 a.m. In the video, you can see something circular

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 18:04:39

Marietta police chief compares Cobb robbery suspects to Bonnie and Clyde - Cobb County Courier

In anews release yesterday, Marietta police Chief Dan Flynn published an article declaring two high-profile robbery suspects a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. He wrote, “Their spree, however, ended in Adel, Ga. with a much different outcome than Bonnie and Clyde; the difference being no one was injured


Marietta man to serve 40 years on child molestation charges

A Marietta man is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of molesting four young girls, the Cobb District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.After a weeklong trial, a Cobb jury convicted Gustodio Arellano, 65, of nine counts of child molestation on Monday, according t

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 18:40:00

Video: Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough commits to Tennessee Vols

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. —Four-star senior safetyJaylen McColloughof Hillgrove High School in suburban Georgia announced Friday morning that he has committed to Tennessee, revealing his decision during a pep rally before his team's season opener.

247SPORTS - 2018-08-17 19:45:36

Gas station selling fuel for .76 today

"As part of the fun, the first 100 attendees at the noon hour will be able to fill up their tanks with regular unleaded gas at the discounted price of $0.76 per gallon," according to theCherokee County Chamber of Commerce.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 15:31:27

Thieves targeting Georgia Aquarium parking deck, Atlanta police say | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Atlanta police say they are looking for two men responsible for breaking into almost a dozen cars in a Georgia Aquarium parking deck.What’s even crazier — they are using children to help them carry out the crimes.We've obtained video of the thieves inside the parking deck, for the Channel 2 Action N

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-16 20:40:00

Woman's dog attacked by two coyotes during walk, community on edge

Trish Gallup is thankful two of dogs, Boomer and Tracker, are uninjured. Her third dog, Radar, who she called the leader of the pack, was bitten three times by coyotes as they took their normal walk.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-17 20:13:22

Dwyane Wade checks Jimmy Butler for comment under Gabrielle Union's In | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Dwyane Wade had to shut down a fellow NBA player after he left a comment under one of his wife’s photos.Gabrielle Unionposted a poolside photo on Instagramfrom her trip in Italy, where she is with Wade and their family.Wearing a short-sleeve crop top that bares her stomach and studded bikini bottom,

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-17 15:57:00

Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough commits to Tennessee, wants to take Vols 'back to the top'

The four-star senior safety from Hillgrove High School in Powder Springs, Ga., announced Friday morning that he has committed to Tennessee, choosing the Vols over South Carolina, along with fellow finalists Auburn and Alabama, during a pep rally at his school.

247SPORTS - 2018-08-17 14:13:30

Convicted murderer who kidnapped, assaulted woman could soon be free

On April 10, 1993, the Smyrna woman was waiting for a bus when Wise and his half-brother, Lonnie Brown kidnapped, beat, sexually assaulted and choked her to death with a dog chain. In the early morning hours of April 11, 1993, the pair then dumped her lifeless body in a rural area in South Cobb Coun

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-17 02:13:35

Man in bizarre disguise robs 2 Walmart stores in less than 20 minutes | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

After getting some cash, the man grabbed the note, walked out of the store and left in a white car.


Multi-county police chase comes to deadly end

Police said the crash stemmed from a Paulding County Police chase.COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A multi-county police chase turned deadly late Tuesday night.Just before midnight Tuesday, Cobb County Police said a motorcycle and a pickup truck crashed at CH James Parkway at Oglesby Road in Powder Springs.Police


Woodstock Motorcycle Rider Injured In Crash With SUV: Police

WOODSTOCK, GA — A Woodstock man is being treated at a local hospital for injuries he sustained early Wednesday morning when an SUV struck his motorcycle, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. William Lunsford, 48, was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta with serious injuri


Police: Man in wig robs two Walmarts in 15 minutes

Cobb Police are searching for a man they saw robbed two Walmarts Tuesday morning in a span of 15 minutes.The suspect, described as a black man in a wig and sunglasses, entered the Walmart at 6520 Barrett Parkway near Powder Springs Road at 10:59 a.m., according to Sgt. Wayne Delk, spokesman for Cobb


The 14 best hospitals in Georgia, according to US News

To determine the top Georgia hospitals, part of its “Best Regional Hospitals” breakdown, U.S. News analysts identified the institutions that were either nationally ranked in one of 12 specialties, had three or more high-performing ratings in a specialty or three or more ratings in the nine procedure


Cobb Lawyer Used Clients' IDs To Scam Thousands: Feds

Chalmer "Chuck" Detling, II, 42, of Marietta, was arraigned in U.S. Magistrate Court on seven counts of wire fraud and eight counts of aggravated identity theft. He was indicted by a federal grand jury last week for using the identities of 36 former clients without their knowledge.


Acuna posts first multi-homer game, makes history in Braves win

Then came the seventh inning. The teams entered in a 6-6 stalemate, and the Braves left with a four-run lead, three again courtesy of Acuna, going on to defeat the Marlins 10-6 on Tuesday night.