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MONDAY’S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Patchy rain to diminish through cloudy afternoon

Patchy showers should gradually diminish heading into the afternoon, Channel 2 meteorologist Karen Minton said. While the cloud cover will be pretty persistent Monday, she said, rain is not expected to be widespread.


Principal apologizes after school band spells out racial slur

Snellville, GA (CBS46) A Gwinnett County high school principal is apologizing after several members of the school's marching band spelled out a racial slur during a recent performance. Bo Ford, principal of Brookwood High School in Snellville sent a letter to parents detailing the incident. In the l

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Deputies: Suspect shoots himself while robbing Macon McDonald's

Shortly after that, witnesses told deputies they heard a man screaming for help. The suspect was found lying on the ground near the wig and money, all connected to the armed robbery of the McDonald's. The release says the suspect accidentally shot himself in the thigh during the robbery.


Lawrence shooting, creepy mask robberies had common denominator: Georgia man and marijuana deals

Lawrence police block off an apartment complex in the 400 block of Graystone Drive following a reported shooting, Thursday afternoon, March 8, 2018.


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Georgia man convicted of murdering grieving man who bumped into him at bar

Torry Bowman, 33, was sentenced to life in prison for murdering Alec Price, a 25-year-old man who "accidentally bumped into" him at a bar in Georgia in October 2017.(Fulton County Sheriff's Office)


INMATE ESCAPES HOSPITAL MARIETTA: Inmate slips handcuffs, escapes after jumping from hospital window, police say

"The officer stepped out to handle some business for a minute or two," O'Hara said. "When he returned to the room, a window had been opened and the suspect escaped through the window.


McDonald’s robber accidentally shot himself, sheriff’s office says

The manager complied, but while in the office the manager and another employee ran to the front of the store. They heard a gunshot, then saw the robber flee out of the restaurant toward Baconsfield Business Center, directly behind McDonald’s.


Angela Simmons' Ex-Fiancé Found Dead By Gunshots In His Own Home

Tennyson is survived by his two-year-old son, Sutton Joseph Tennyson. The boy's mother, Angela Simmons, was floored by the news of Tennyson's passing. According to her social media upload, their child is the best thing her former partner could have left behind. Simmons, who is a socialite and the da


Noise complaint dismissed in court

The Newnan Times-HeraldA noise complaint regarding karaoke was dismissed in Newnan Municipal Court Friday.Newnan Municipal Judge Clay Collins ruled a noise citation given to Joe Rizzo, owner of RPM Full Service, did not meet the factual basis for a violation of the city’s noise ordinance.


644-pound pumpkin grown in Union County | The Georgia Sun

Pumpkins are a staple of the fall season. Some people like pumpkins baked in pie, and some like them carved and lit up on their front porches for Halloween. Georgia 4-H’ers, on the other hand, like them to weigh hundreds of pounds.


Morgan County Sheriff's Office - Morgan County Citizen

On Oct. 28 a failure to report an accident report was filed at the intersection of Old Mill Road and railroad tracks. According to reports, a deputy was dispatched at the location at 4:25 a.m. and observed a black Chrysler 300 with shattered passenger and rear windows, scrapes along the passenger si


Sheriff's office places 'No Trick-or-Treat' signs at sex offenders' homes

On Oct. 27, Sheriff Gary Long took to to encourage trick or treaters to avoid homes with the sign, which read: "WARNING: No Trick-Or-Treat At This Address!!"


Man with memory issues disappears after taking granddaughter to work | May be in Florida

Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff's Office said Richard Burton Hale left his home in Covington to take his granddaughter to work in Conyers on Thursday before he went missing. Now, surveillance video from a Gainesville, Florida gas station suggests he may be lost and far from home.


60 Sick Dogs Saved, 1 Found Dead In Puppy Mill Arrest

The owner of the dogs, Glenda Albritton, 71, surrendered herself to the Webster County Sheriff's Office for charges of felony aggravated cruelty to animals and misdemeanour cruelty to animals. Bond was set at $65,000.


DeKalb Medical Center on lockdown after man barricades himself in truck

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- DeKalb County police are investigating threats made to a local hospital which have lead to a lockdown of the area.HAPPENING NOW: Heavy police presence including the@DeKalbCountyPDBomb Squad outside the Radiation and oncology building at the Dekalb Medical Center.pic.twitter.com/S


Clayton County restaurant inspection scores

• Cracker Barrel, 1458 Southlake Plaza Drive, Morrow.89/B


Severe storms, tornadoes rattle Deep South, leaving two dead and 100,000 powerless

A wall at a bowling alley was smashed during severe weather on Oct. 31, 2018, in Alexandria, Louisiana.


Oprah Scares Crap Out Of Fans By Going Door-To-Door Canvassing For Stacey Abrams In Georgia

Oprah Winfreyis doing her part to helpStacey Abramsmake history by becoming thefirst African-American woman to become United States governor. The former Georgia House of Representatives Minority Leader is in a hotly contested race against Republican Secretary of StateBrian Kemp, and they are nearly


Love Island's Georgia and Eyal reuniting on new show

Love Island's Georgia Steel and Eyal Booker will be meeting up again under some slightly less sexy circumstances on yet another reality series.The duo are among the stars signing up to shovel the cow plops and saddle up the horses for 5*'sCelebs on the Ranch, a slight variation on the recentCelebs o