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Police make arrest in shooting, robbery of UGA student
ATHENS, Ga. - Athens-Clarke County police have arrested a man accused of shooting and robbing a UGA student in Athens Monday. Police arrested Zarren Garner, 20, in Gwinnett County Tuesday morning. Garner is charged with two counts of armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault.
FBI offers reward for information about armored robbery
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- The FBI is seeking help to identify the suspect of an alleged armored robbery at an Atlanta area Wells Fargo Bank. The robbery occurred at the 1459 Moreland Ave. location around 12:48 p.m. on March 21, as Loomis Armored US was making a cash delivery.
Woman arrested in shoplifting found wanted in Delaware
CONYERS - A Monticello woman with warrants for her arrest from three other counties and Delaware was arrested on April 12 on charges of shoplifting and drug possession. According to a report from the Conyers Police Department, at about 10:06 p.m. an officer was investigating an alleged shoplifting i
Murder suspect booked in Newton County
COVINGTON, Ga. - Accused murder, Keondre Bernard Preston, was booked into the Newton County Jail Monday afternoon after his arrest Sunday morning in Cordele. According to his arrest/booking report, the 18-year-old was booked into the Newton County Jail at 1:54 p.m. on charges of aggravated assault,
Dog near controls likely caused fatal plane crash, investigators say
MONTICELLO, Iowa - A pilot’s large dog likely hit his small plane’s controls, causing the aircraft to crash into an Iowa cornfield, federal investigators said. Jerry Naylor, 90, of Scotch Grove, Iowa, died in the July 2017 crash near Monticello Regional Airport, KCRG reported. His 75-pound dog survi
BREAKING: Woman shot, killed in SW Atlanta; 3 detained
Atlanta police are on the scene of a shooting that left a woman dead near the Atlanta University Center. Officers were sent to the 900 block of Sells Avenue about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to Atlanta police spokesman James White. The woman was found with multiple gunshot wounds.
7-year-old Georgia girl dies days after drive-by shooting
ATLANTA (AP) - A 7-year-old Georgia girl has died 10 days after being wounded in a drive-by shooting while she was sitting on a couch inside a house. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Mariasia Thomas was staying with a foster family in DeKalb County when the shooting happened April 12. Three
The Jolt: Here comes the movie version of Georgia’s 2018 election
The changes that result from a nationalized race for governor can be difficult to quantify, but a greater availability of resources – some that arrive without asking – is certainly one of them.
What to do if your car fails while driving on Georgia roads
ATLANTA - Regular maintenance will usually keep your vehicle running efficiently, but the unexpected can happen. Follow these tips should you find yourself with car trouble on Georgia roads.
Georgia bill to ease opioid access for dying patients awaits Kemp’s pen
More people could handle morphine under a bill that is awaiting Gov. Brian Kemp’s signature. Hospice patients are typically near the end of their lives, expecting to live six more months or less. That makes their care different. Hospice workers focus on making the patient comfortable, not on curing
Pregnant Georgia woman killed in car crash was once homeless, lost mother
Shaun Smith only knew Jessica Senior for a little more than a year, and was impressed by her commitment to her faith and to her children. Smith, a bishop at Reunited in Christ Family Worship Center in Powder Springs, said Senior began attending his services with a friend and immediately rolled up he
Offset Facing Felony Charge in Georgia for Alleged Gun Possession
——— Migos rapper Offset has been arrested in Atlanta, Georgia for alleged gun possession, E! News can confirm. On Friday, the artist, who is currently on probation, was driving a vehicle that was pulled over for having tinted windows, TMZ reported. It was during a search of the car that authorities
Henry County man, 35, sentenced to life for having sex with 13-year-old
A man who prosecutors say had sex with an underage girl has been sentenced to life in prison, according to the Henry County District Attorney’s Office. Gabriel Ahmed, 35, of Locust Grove, received a life sentence with the first 30 years to serve in prison after pleading guilty Monday to one count of
Georgia Teen Charged in Fatal Wreck
CAIRO, Ga. – In January, Anna McBride, 18, was following too closely to another vehicle on Highway 319 when she wrecked, WALB reported. In the process, she killed 18-year-old, Levi Knop, a Thomasville High School student.
Woman set to stand trial in Georgia cold case died 6 months ago, officials say
Prosecutors have learned the woman accused in the 1975 death of her teenage roommate has died, weeks before she was set to stand trial in Middle Georgia. Authorities only recently found out Mary Jane Stewart died six months ago while in hospice care in Texas, according to the Macon Telegraph. She wa
7-year-old shot by stray bullet has died, police say
ELLENWOOD, Ga. — Police say the 7-year-old girl shot by a stray bullet last Friday has died. Now, they're turning to the community for help to try and catch the person or people responsible.
Georgia man gets tiny visitor year after year
A Georgia man nursed a hummingbird back to health four years ago. That same hummingbird migrates south every year, but around this time of year--always finds his way back. It's a story that proves--friends--come in all shapes and sizes.
Rapper T.I., church post bail for nonviolent offenders in Georgia
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — Rapper T.I., a Georgia church and VH1′s “Love and Hip Hop” personality Scrapp Deleon came together to post bail for 23 nonviolent offenders who would have spent Easter behind bars.
Jones County investigators recover nearly $100,000 worth of stolen items
GRAY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Jones County Sheriff’s investigators recovered nearly $100,000 in stolen goods. This according to the Jones County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
Reported incident at Folkston, Georgia prison
FOLKSTON, Ga. — First Coast News received several calls and Facebook messages regarding after numerous fights broke out at the D. Ray James correctional institution in Folkston, Georgia Monday night.