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Video shows teens jump from stolen car, run across I-85 after chase

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. - Police say two teenagers in a car stolen near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport led officers on a chase that ended with sheriff's deputies firing gunshots, but no one was injured.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-10 21:42:40

Gina Gross, 58, of Newnan lost 81 pounds

SUCCESS STORY / Gina Gross, 58: From 340 pounds to 259 pounds. How long she’s kept it off: She started in March 2017 and reached her current weight in February. “I am still on the weight-loss journey,” Gross said.


Police arrest 2 after dangerous chase through Coweta County

NEWNAN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Two men who police said are wanted in multiple jurisdictions for on various charges were caught in Newnan Saturday evening after breaking into car and then leading officers on a dangerous high-speed chase.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-12-10 20:38:00

Police arrest teens tied to car break-ins

NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS46)- Police busted two teens following a high-speed chase of over 100-miles per hour. It all began at the Onelife Fitness on the Newnan Crossing Bypass in Newnan.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-11 00:06:28

Heavy police presence on I-85, interstate shutdown in Coweta County

I-85 in Coweta County is shut down in both directions. Law enforcement officers are looking for a suspect who allegedly fired a gun at police. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the police activity is near milepost 56 at Collinsworth Road.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-09 15:37:00

Best of Georgia Beer 2018 – Final Voting

The final round will remain open until Christmas Day and results will be broadcast on the Beer Guys Radio Show the weekend of Saturday 12/29. Listen to the show in Newnan on 99Rock The Key 99.1 FM Saturday at 10:00 AM or in Brunswick/St. Simon’s Island on WBQO 93.7 FM Sunday at 1:00 PM.

BEERGUYSRADIO.COM - 2018-12-12 13:00:50

Get into the holiday spirit at Sam’s Lake

A holiday event is Dec. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. at Sam’s Lake Bird Sanctuary which is off Old Senoia Rd in Fayetteville. There will be arts and crafts tables where people can write letters to Santa and then there is a Santa’s Workshop set up where people can get their picture taken with Santa.

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-12-12 13:07:28

2 more arrests made in fatal Brookhaven double shooting

Authorities arrested two more men in connection with a fatal double shooting at a Brookhaven apartment complex. Stephen D. McAllister, 24, of College Park and Quintez M. Griffin, 31, of Atlanta were booked in the DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday in the Nov. 30 killing of 25-year-old Carthel Lamont John


BREAKING: Early morning earthquake jolts Atlanta awake

Yes, Atlanta, that was an earthquake - likely one of the strongest we’ve experienced. Residents from across the metro area jolted awake may have wondered if they were imagining things, but the magnitude 4.4 event was real. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that it emanated from east Tennessee, whe


Parents facing murder charges in death of toddler

NEWNAN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Coweta County couple accused in the death of their two-year-old daughter was in court Friday morning for a preliminary hearing. The mother Elizabeth Lee faced a murder charge and a judge upgraded the charges against the father Daniel Lee to include murder.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-12-08 03:29:00

Police: Drugs disguised as Christmas candy

MONROE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - What started out a traffic stop in Walton County has landed a teenager in jail for allegedly trafficking of drugs. But investigators say it’s not the usual drugs found in the County it’s marijuana-infused candy some might mistake as Christmas candy.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-12-12 07:40:00

Two in custody after interstate shooting in Georgia

NEWNAN, Ga. - All lanes on Interstate 85 in Newnan, Georgia, are back open after deputies with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office took two shooting suspects into custody. A Coweta County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson confirmed to WSB that a suspect fired shots at officers following a high-speed

NEWS965.COM - 2018-12-09 18:28:00

Grandmother hopes for answers after autistic granddaughter's body found in river

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- Sylesta Seabrum is preparing for her first Christmas without a beloved member of her family. All she wants is to know who killed her autistic granddaughter, Shanequa Sullivan, almost a year ago.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-11 23:34:57

New indoor adventure park offers fun for the whole family

Newnan County, GA (CBS46) More than 200 people stood in line outside in the rain for the grand opening of metro Atlanta's newest indoor amusement attraction, Urban Air Adventure Park.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-08 18:23:00

TRAFFIC ALERT: Overturned big rig blocks I-285 exit ramp Clayton County

An overturned tractor-trailer has blocked all lanes of the I-285 exit ramp to I-75 South in Clayton County, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. “First responders are on scene working to reopen the lanes and there is no estimated time of clearance,” the agency said on its website.


Clayton County Calendar of Events

The city of Jonesboro is hosting its annual parade and tree lighting on Dec. 15 starting at 4:40 p.m. The parade will begin at J.W. Arnold Elementary School and travel up historic Main Street. Following the parade, the tree lighting will take place at Lee Street Park. There will be food, live music

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-12-11 15:00:00

Newnan gets sweep of Callaway

The Newnan Cougars snapped a two-game losing streak Friday night with 68-42 victory over visiting Callaway. Newnan set the tone early by taking a 20-9 lead at the end of the first quarter.

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-12-09 05:31:00

East Atlanta: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale

EAST ATLANTA, GA — When you're looking for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious searching online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.

PATCH - 2018-12-09 18:48:00

Georgia State Patrol identifies victims in fiery Union City crash

The Georgia State Patrol has identified victims from a Nov. 11 crash that caused a police car and a work van to burst into flames, killing three. According to the agency’s public information office, its specialized collision reconstruction team is still investigating the incident.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-10 18:09:00

Two armed teenagers accused of breaking into cars, lead police on chase

Coweta County, GA (CBS46) Two 16-year-old teens accused of stealing an iPad were arrested Sunday morning after separate attempts to flee police. The incident caused traffic to come to a standstill in both directions of I-85.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-09 17:16:15