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Man convicted in brutal 2014 murder gets two life sentences with no parole

Two consecutive life sentences without parole.That’s the sentence handed down by Cobb Superior Court Judge Mary Staley Clark to Jona-than Wheeler, formerly of Stockbridge, who was convicted of murdering 46-year-old Jerry Moore in Moore’s Marietta home in 2014.“Brutal and vicious is almost mild for w

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 22:45:00

Woman, 61, pinned between car and gas pump after wreck at DeKalb gas station 

A 61-year-old woman was pinned between her car and a gas pump after a four-car crash at a Lithonia gas station, DeKalb County police said.The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition following the Monday evening wreck at the Circle K gas station in the intersection of Covington Highway


BREAKING: Mattie’s Call issued for Covington man

COVINGTON, Ga. -A Mattie's Call has been issued for Matthew Cole, 55, according to a release from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.“Matthew Cole, of Covington, was last seen at Rockdale Piedmont Hospital, Conyers, Ga this date around 7 a.m. and before that near Broken Branch Court, Covington, Ga.

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 19:33:00

Stockbridge to hold town hall at Eagles Landing Country Club

Voters in the city limits will decide if they want to form their own city of Eagles Landing and, for some, break away from the city of Stockbridge.

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-20 22:51:00

Girl, 15, says police officer sexually assaulted her for hours; GBI investigating

ofATLANTA- A local police officer is under investigation after a 15-year-old girl accused him of sexual assault.The girl’s mother toldChannel 2 Action Newsthat her daughter was terrified and eventually told her about the incident.“She just broke down and was crying,” the girl’s mother toldChannel 2

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-20 22:04:01

MATTIE'S CALL: Missing Covington man last seen at Conyers hospital

NEWTON COUNTY, GA. — The Newton County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for a Covington man last seen at a Conyers Hospital.Matthew Cole, 55, was last seen at the Rockdale Piedmont Hospital in Conyers around 7 a.m. Monday morning. He was also seen in the area of Broken Bran

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-21 00:17:45

Walmart shooting: Man killed in dispute over parking space, witnesses | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic

SNELLVILLE, Ga. -An argument over a parking spaceturned deadly Sunday evening outside a crowded Georgia Walmart,WSB-TVreported.

KRMG - 2018-08-20 07:17:00

Threat forces Atlanta Area School for the Deaf to close on Tuesday

CLARKSTON, Ga. -- Nearly 200 students at the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf in Clarkston were told to stay home Tuesday by officials after the school received an unspecified threat.After contacting Clarkston Police, school superintendent John Serrano sent a letter to parents on Monday detailing th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-21 11:48:23

Suspect arrested for allegedly shooting, killing man during argument in Walmart parking lot

Police said the victim, suspect, and the suspect's fiancé got into a verbal argument in the store's parking lot.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-20 14:47:40

Grandmother pinned between car and gas pump after wreck at DeKalb gas station

The car crashed into a pickup truck, causing it to crash into a Nissan SUV, Campbell said. The SUV slammed into the woman’s car, pinning her against the gas pump.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-21 00:43:20

NCSO seeks public's help in locating burglary suspects

The suspects, seen in security camera footage, were wearing black ski masks and hoodies when they gained entry to the Marathon Gas Station on Crowell Road using yellow crow bars. They were seen in an older-model black Dodge Charger SRT with aftermarket clear taillights and a drive-out tag.

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 13:43:00

Two killers are finally going to prison after 35 years. Behind the scenes of a cold case plea deal

Griffin, Georgia (CNN)Tyrone Coggins had just learned his brother's killers, after skirting comeuppance for 35 years, would almost certainly remain in prison for a long time. He told prosecutors to hold on because he had something for them.

CNN - 2018-08-20 15:41:58

Local sorority salutes Stockbridge city councilman

Stockbridge City Councilman John Blount recently earned recognition from the Lambda Sigma Sigma alumnae chapter of the Sigma Gamma Rho sorority.According to a news release, the organization awarded him a certificate of appreciation for his commitment to making a difference in various communities.The

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 20:14:00


Mosel accounted for seven hits, including two home runs, and 8 RBIs in three wins last week.

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-20 13:07:00

ON THE MARKET: 5-bed home for nearly $1M

Sitting on 71 acres, the home is described as a "European-style brick and stone manor home," according to the listing.


One person shot at Snellville Walmart, police say

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Snellville Police are investigating at shooting at a Walmart on Scenic Highway in Gwinnett County.Channel 2 Action Newshas learned one person was shot after a single shot was fired.The shooter has been detained.We're learning more from investigators, on the Channel 2 Action New

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-19 23:20:25

Speak About It puts consent on center stage at Oxford College

OXFORD, Ga. -On Aug. 28, Speak About It, a national sexual assault prevention organization, will bring its empowering and enlightening show about consent and healthy relationships to first-year students at Oxford College of Emory UniversitySpeak About It uses true stories written by real young adult

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 09:49:00

Police: One person dead following shooting at Gwinnett County Walmart

#BREAKING:@SnellvillePDsays there was some sort of altercation between two groups in the parking lot of this Snellville Walmart. One person opened fire, shooting another. Victim transported to Gwinnett Medical Center.@FOX5Atlantapic.twitter.com/xR3jX3DLY4— Claire Simms (@Claire_FOX5)August 19, 2018

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-20 01:19:00

Longest winning streaks in state history

With its victory over Morrow last week, Eagle's Landing Christian ran its winning streak to 37 games, which ranks among the 10 best in state history. With another undefeated season, ELCA would become the first team in Georgia to win 50 consecutive games. ELCA does not have a ranked opponent on its r

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-20 16:26:01

60 Cats Seized | Shooting Near School: DeKalb News

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