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Henry County man guilty of molesting Stockbridge children
A Henry County man entered a guilty plea Friday to molesting two girls inside a Stockbridge home. Edgar Erick Tinoco-Jiminez, 30, was sentenced to 20 years with the first 15 years to serve in the state prison system. Henry County Superior Court Judge Holly Veal also ordered Tinoco-Jiminez to registe
Tornado touched down in Henry County on Tuesday, damaging one home
A tornado damaged a Henry County home Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed. The tornado, classified as “a very brief EF-0” touched down southeast of Locust Grove in the southern part of the county at 2:12 p.m., uprooting several trees along the north side of Ga. 42 between Barne
Hat, shoe, jacket first signs of Timothy Osborne since disappearance in Locust Grove
LOCUST GROVE — Relatives of missing Henry County man Timothy Osborne have found the first clues in his disappearance, which Henry County Police now call “critical.” Searchers discovered Osborne’s hat and one blue tennis shoe Wednesday in the Tussahaw Reservoir near his house. Osborne’s son found his
Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant
It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.
Georgia business owner owing over $300,000 in back taxes admits he tried to bribe IRS agent, agrees to leave country after prison
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia business owner has pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe an IRS agent to reduce his tax burden. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Magdaleno Garcia Alonso offered cash to an IRS agent who audited his tax returns in 2015 and 2016 if she reduced the amount of money he ow
Henry County high school student hit, injured while crossing street
A Henry County high school student was injured Wednesday after being struck while crossing the street, police said. The 17-year-old Eagle’s Landing High School student was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening, Henry County police and school official
Shaq to help honor officer killed in Henry County
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Shaquille O'Neal will help honor an officer killed by participating in a memorial ride in March. Officer Michael Smith became the sixth officer killed in the line of duty in Georgia in 2018. He was shot at a dentist office in McDonough while responding to a disturbance call on De
Family finds belongings of missing grandfather who disappeared from hospice care
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - Channel 2 Action News learned there is an urgent search for a man who recently disappeared from his Locust Grove home in Henry County. Timothy Osborne, 58, was last seen on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Georgia woman pleads to hauling kilos of drugs on I-75
MACON, GA (WALB) -- A Tifton woman pleaded guilty in Macon federal court Wednesday on a drug charge after she was arrested for carrying four kilos of meth and cocaine in her car with the intent to distribute.
Griffith, Harris among Henry County Sheriff’s Most Wanted fugitives
McDONOUGH — Two of Henry County’s most wanted fugitives are on the run from the Sheriff’s Office. Bruce Harris Jr., 27, is wanted on Sept. 14, 2016 felony charges of aggravated stalking and probation violation out of McDonough. Harris is described as being 5 feet, 11 inches tall and 170 pounds, with
Henry County Emergency Management Agency offering damage assessment training
McDONOUGH — The Henry County Emergency Management Agency will conduct a Preliminary Damage Assessment Training next week. The training will be held Feb. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Henry County Emergency Operations Center, located at 526 Industrial Blvd. in McDonough.
Henry County Schools Capital Improvements: Fairview Performing Arts Center
STOCKBRIDGE — The Henry County school district has several capital improvement projects in progress including the new Fairview Performing Arts Center in Stockbridge. • Grading - the majority of the building pad is complete with current grading concentrated on the back building pad and parking lots.
Georgia soldier comes home from Afghanistan after daughter’s sudden death
The 5-year-old daughter of a National Guard soldier died unexpectedly last weekend, and her father hurried home to Georgia from his deployment in Afghanistan, according to a news report.
Serial killer draws sketches of Georgia murder victims
ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Authorities have released sketches of three women an admitted serial killer claims to have killed in Georgia. Samuel Little drew the pictures of women he says he killed.
7 of America’s best hospitals are in Georgia, according to a new report
Of the nearly 175 hospitals in Georgia, seven facilities were recently recognized as the country’s best of the best. That’s according to a new report from Healthgrades, for which analysts ranked the top 250, top 100 and top 50 hospitals in the United States “based solely on clinical quality outcomes
Police: Man wanted for Hard Rock shooting in Atlantic City arrested in Georgia
Police say a man wanted for a shooting at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has been arrested in Georgia. Emory Chapman, 39, of Pleasantville, was taken into custody Thursday by FBI agents in Atlanta.
28 Georgia Middle School Students Hospitalized After Eating Candy on Valentine's Day
More than two dozen students at a middle school in Georgia were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day after eating candy that left them feeling ill. The students, who attend Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, complained that they were feeling sick after eating candy and snacks at school on Thursday, accor
Covington man arrested on drug, gun charges after traffic stop
COVINGTON, Ga. – Police arrested a Covington man on drug and gun charges after a traffic stop late last week. According to a Covington Police Department incident report, Lt. Chris Smith was stopped in the parking lot in front of Ingles at the Covington Corners Shopping Center shortly before 10:30 p.
Georgia bill would allow medical marijuana production
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia may soon allow the production and sale of low-potency medical marijuana oil within the state. The new measure, introduced Thursday in the Georgia House, would give patients who are already allowed to possess low potency marijuana oil access to the product. It would close a loo
Georgia National Guard's first black female pilot gets surprise sendoff
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia National Guard's first black female pilot got a surprise send-off in Henry County Friday. Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach was at Stockbridge Elementary School, where students packed the gym to celebrate Lt. Andrea Lewis.