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Waffle House Robbery Attempt: Getaway Driver Faces Murder Charge

VILLA RICA, GA—A diner who shot a man trying to rob the Waffle House in Villa Rica Thursday morning, is dead; and the shooter will not be charged. The getaway driver, however, faces murder and other charges, according to the Villa Rica Police Department.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 20:37:47

Police: Georgia teen stabbed mother 11 times

BREMEN, Ga.- Bremen Police arrested a teenager Wednesday and charged him with stabbing his mother 11 times, leaving her in critical condition.

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-09-19 20:08:00

Manhunt underway on Chattahoochee River trail area for man considered dangerous to police

MARIETTA, Ga. – Police are searching the area around the Sope Creek Trail in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area for a man who has been panhandling in the area and is considered a threat to police.Officers identified the suspect as Kareem Freeman, who is described as a black man between

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-09-18 21:30:43

Silver Creek man charged with robbery at Shorter University

A Silver Creek man accused of an armed robbery at Shorter University was in jail without bond Wednesday night.According to Floyd County Jail records:Larry Austin Owens, 24, of 271 Wax Road in Silver Creek, was arrested on a warrant Wednesday in connection with the Nov. 12, 2017, incident.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-20 00:44:00

3 teens charged with armed robbery

Three Rome teens were in jail without bond Tuesday night after being accused of forcing their way into a Cave Spring Road home and using a firearm to steal marijuana from the victim.According to Floyd County Jail report:The names of the three teens — ages 14, 15 and 16 — were redacted from the felon

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-18 23:52:00

Rome Man Hit Woman With Metal Pole

James Mason, 44, of Rome was arrested this week when he hit a woman with a metal pole and took her phone.

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-09-19 16:12:04

The biggest game for Georgia and every other Top 25 team

OK, we've had our fun with the non-conference schedule. Auburn-Washington, LSU-Miami, TCU-Ohio State. But now it's time to really dive into conference play, where postseason spots are won and lost. What's the most important game for each Top 25 team as they jockey for bowl and playoff positioning? L

ESPN - 2018-09-19 11:30:00

Chief says she can't fire Amber Guyger over Botham Jean. DPD general orders say otherwise

The public still has a lot of questions about the shooting death of Botham Jean, including: Why has Dallas police officer Amber Guyger not been fired?That issue was brought up Tuesday night at a town hall meeting at Paul Quinn College, where Chief Renee Hall took questions from the audience and aske

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-09-19 15:47:41

2 Men Wanted For Robbing Douglas County AT&T Store

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help to identify two people caught on camera robbing an AT&T Store, police say.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 16:11:59

NEW: 'Avengers 4' is Now Hiring Georgia Actors

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on Thursday, September 20th in Atlanta, Georgia.

PROJECTCASTING.COM - 2018-09-19 11:29:50

Cartersville, Bartow Schools Improve Graduation Rates

CARTERSVILLE, GA — The Georgia Department of Education on Wednesday released graduation rates for the class of 2018, and the two school systems serving Bartow County continue to see more of its students successfully complete high school.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 18:37:57

Report: Man with gun jailed after high-speed chase

A Forsyth man accused of threatening a woman with a gun at the Studio 6 Skytop motel was in jail without bond Tuesday on an aggravated assault charge.According to Floyd County Jail records:Richard Morgan Hancock, 29, of 300 Patrol Road in Forsyth, also is facing felony charges of terroristic threats

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-09-18 23:59:00

GDOT To Begin Resurfacing U.S. 41 In Bartow County

"Transportation projects like this one continue to positively influence the lives of the residents of northwest Georgia by helping improve mobility and enhancing safety," said Grant Waldrop, district engineer at the Georgia DOT office in Cartersville.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 15:14:54

3D model of head released in hopes of identifying remains found in Georgia woods

Authorities said at the time the remains had been in the woods for several years, and that there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play noted at the spot where the discovery was made, FOX5 reported at the time. No clothing or personal possessions were located at the scene.

FOX NEWS - 2018-09-19 13:55:16

Thank You, Cartersville Patch Readers, For Visiting Us

CARTERSVILLE, GA — Thank you, Cartersville Patch readers, for taking time in your busy days to spend a few moments with Patch. We appreciate your visits and contributions, and we want you to know we take nothing for granted here. Thank you for helping us to grow and thrive this year.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 15:22:15

3 Charged With Fraud Involving Home Depot Accounts

CARTERSVILLE, GA — Three people have been slapped with fraud charges in connection to suspicious activity reported on The Home Depot customer accounts, the Cartersville Police Department said.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 20:58:16

Breaking News: Federal Judge Rules ‘No’ on Paper Ballots in Georgia - WhoWhatWhy

Witnesses and attorneys for the state responded to such claims by expressing confidence in security measures such as physically tying up the voting machines, and digital security added since researchers, several times in the last two years, exposed the system’s flaws. They also said it would be cost


Police Arrest Cartersville Entering Auto Suspect

A sheriff's deputy with the Bartow County Sheriff's Office was dispatched around 7:06 a.m. Sept. 15 to the store at 879 Joe Frank Harris Parkway in Cartersville. He arrived and spoke with the owner of a 2017 gray Toyota Tundra, who said one of his employees told him that a "man entered his truck and

PATCH - 2018-09-18 15:00:08

Georgia vs. Tennessee kickoff announced by SEC

The UGA offense racked up 294 yards rushing and 5.3 yards per carry in the win. Nick Chubb, after suffering a gruesome knee injury in Knoxville in 2015, led the way with 16 carries for 109 yards. Jake Fromm, a freshman quarterback making his first SEC start on the road, had a pair of rushing scores.


Report: Man charged in beating of 17-year-old

A Kingston man was arrested on a felony warrant Monday after being accused of beating up a 17-year-old boy, resulting in his hospitalization.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Jason Edwards, 31, of 252 Blarney Way, is charged with felony first-degree cruelty to children and misdemeanor battery.