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$200k worth of jewelry gone in 30 seconds by a duo of Georgia mall thieves
Two men allegedly used a hammer to smash through a glass display inside a Georgia jewelry store and got away with $200,000 worth of diamond rings, according to police reports. On April 15, one of the suspects walked into the Crescent Jewelers inside the Sugarloaf Mills Mall and expressed interest to
Newnan teen accused of stabbing, killing her mother
A Newnan teenager is facing murder charges after allegedly stabbing and killing her mother Thursday night during an argument inside their Coweta County home. Tatiana Van Linden, 19, is accused of stabbing Leslie Van Linden with a kitchen steak knife, Coweta County deputies confirmed.
Missing Ohio teen found dead, buried in shallow grave on farm, police say
The body of a missing boy from rural Ohio was found buried in a shallow grave on a farm Friday morning, bringing a sad end to a desperate search for the 14-year-old who disappeared on April 13.
Daughter claims medicine 'created by the devil' moments before stabbing mother to death: police
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — A 19-year-old woman has been charged in the stabbing murder of her adoptive mother after an argument over medication. Coweta County Sheriff's Office investigators reported that Tatiana Van Linden was arrested and charged in the death of Leslie Ann Van Linden on Thursday after de
Atlanta Falcons legend arrested in Gwinnett County
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A football player well-known for his moves on the field as an Atlanta Falcon is facing charges in a city not far away. Sharod "Roddy" White was booked into the Gwinnett County jail on April 12 on an HOV lane violation and driving with a suspended or revoked license. The Gwinne
Marijuana edibles becoming growing issue in Georgia, nationwide
ATLANTA, GA. (CBS46) Marijuana edibles are becoming a growing issue for the state and there is especially a concern about children getting their hands on them. They're taking up more and more space inside the GBI crime lab.
Sinkhole shuts down major intersection in Peachtree City
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — Commuters, be warned – a massive sinkhole is causing problems in Peachtree City. One right lane is shut down and more could follow if the sinkhole gets worse, officials said in a Facebook post.
East Point PD officer arrested after SWAT standoff in Newnan
Newnan, GA (CBS46) An officer with the East Point Police Department was arrested Saturday after a SWAT standoff in Newnan. Robert Gray was arrested and is facing 1st degree burglary charges after the standoff at a home on the 400 block of Hunterian Place.
NWS: Tornado touches down in Southeast Georgia
A line of severe thunderstorms and a tornado barreled across Southeast Georgia on Friday, leaving a trail of damage. The front facade of a furniture store in Kingsland was ripped off by high winds and a tractor-trailer was blown over on the causeway to St. Simons Island.
Georgia driver steals weapons as he drives car through gun store
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police in a Georgia city are looking for a bold thief who drove a car into a gun shop. Surveillance video at the Loganville store shows the car plowing through the front of the store around 5 a.m. Friday and then the driver hopping out and stealing as many guns as he can.
Georgia Sen. Perdue's campaign fined $30,000 for violations
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The campaign of U.S. Sen. David Perdue paid a $30,000 fine to federal regulators for violations discovered in the Georgia Republican's fundraising reports from the 2014 election.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp says he's not concerned about backlash from the "heartbeat" bill
The "heartbeat" bill in Georgia has not yet been signed by Governor Brian Kemp but the governor told reporters Thursday night in Liberty County he's not concerned about reported backlash from the film industry. The bill would prevent an abortion at six weeks or when a heartbeat is detected.
Opioid addiction treatment services available close to home in northwest Georgia
Opioid use disorders are serious conditions that can negatively impact an individual’s job, family and health. Many times opioid use disorders are fatal. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), more than 47,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017 – more than 130 every day.
Veteran suicides draw new attention after two Georgia deaths
ATLANTA (Tribune News Service) — Olen Hancock, whose life had faded in many ways, shot himself outside the entrance of a Veterans Affairs hospital in Decatur earlier this month. He was 68.
Deputies search for missing girl in Paulding County
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — Authorities are asking for public help to find a teen who went missing in Douglasville. Analyce Pope, 13, is considered a runaway teen, according to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. She left the area of the Burton’s Mill subdivision off Ridge Road and was last seen near Ridg
Tornado hits Camden County; high winds leave mark on SE Georgia
A line of severe thunderstorms and a tornado barreled across Southeast Georgia on Friday, leaving a trail of damage. The front facade of a furniture store in Kingsland was ripped off by high winds, a tractor-trailer was blown over on the causeway to St. Simons Island and strong winds rolled a Ware C
With five months until the Great Georgia Pollinator Census, UGA needs more citizen scientists
As bees emerge from their nests this spring, have you ever wondered just how many there are out there?. If so, you are not alone. University of Georgia entomologists are recruiting an army of citizen scientists to help count Georgia’s pollinators this August.
Drug bust after 140 mph chase, wreck
A Union City 19-year-old is in Monroe County Jail after leading deputies on a chase up I-75 north at speeds of 140+ mph before crashing into another driver and then the median wall. Deputy Jaleel Brown was running a speed detector on I-75 north just north of Rumble Road when he noted a 2016 Dodge Ch
Part of southern Troup County road washes out during storm
TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) - A section of Wright Road in Troup County has washed out because of the heavy overnight rains that moved through the region. This picture of the impassable road was posted on Facebook this morning by the Troup County Sheriff's Office.
Numerous roads impassable across Meriwether County for flooding
MERIWETHER COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) - According to Meriwether County EMA officials, several roads are closed due to flooding from Friday morning storms across the county. The most significant road closure is a portion of Woodbury Highway (Georgia Highway 109) between Whitehouse Parkway to Gay Road is clos