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Former Cartersville Employee Charged with Additional Theft
Bartow County deputies arrested Kanneya Brown-Cooley of Cartersville and booked her into the jail on Saturday night on six warrants for theft by deception. The warrants are from February 12th, February 23rd, February 27th, March 7th, and March 9th.
Rome Man Arrested After Attacking Woman at Kroger
John Darwin Jordan, 36 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he repeatedly hit a woman in the face during an altercation at Kroger.
Caleb Lee Hutchinson (‘American Idol’) messes up singing ‘Johnny Cash Heart,’ gets labeled ‘weakest performance’ by Katy Perry [WATCH]
Sunday night during theTop 3 performance episodeof “American Idol,” 18-year-oldCaleb Lee Hutchinsonmessed up the first line of his new single “Johnny Cash Heart” for judgesKaty Perry,Lionel RichieandLuke Bryan. This Dallas, Georgia resident later redeemed himself by taking on “Don’t Close Your Eyes”
One dead, one in critical condition after Friday evening wreck in Fairmount
Highway 411 at Covington Bridge Road in Fairmount was closed for several hours late Friday night and into Saturday after a two-vehicle wreck that resulted in one death, with another man in critical condition at Wellstar Hospital in Cobb County.According to the Georgia State Patrol, the call came in
Rome Man Attacks Small Child and Two Men While Floating down River
Ryan Keith Easterwood, 26 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he used profanity while floating down the Etowah River near East 4thAvenue. Police stated that Easterwood floated to the riverbank after a bystander made a comment about his vulgar language and proceeded to push a small ch
Authorities searching after vehicle plunges into river
WBRCGADSDEN –Authorities are actively searching for the driver and any possible passengers in the Coosa River after a vehicle drove off the Meighan Bridge in Gadsden.We're told the car went off the bridge between 2:15 and 2:30 this afternoon. The bridge is located on Meighan Highway, which is also H
Report: Man punched customer in McDonald's drive-through line
A Floyd County man accused of accosting a man waiting in the McDonald's drive-through lane was in jail Monday morning pending a $5,700 bond.According to Floyd County Jail and Rome police records:Jeffrey Matthew Cagle, 40, of 12 Green Acre Road, did not know the 26-year-old LaFayette man when he appr
Rome Man Charged with Battery
Joe Demerol Hudson, 29 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he attacked a woman in front of her child at a home on Woodruff Street.
Floyd County man accused of having marijuana packaged for sale
A Floyd County man stopped for a seat belt violation in Lindale was in jail without bond Sunday on drug charges.According to Floyd County Jail records:Derrick Evan Tillery, 26, of 4 Dwyatt St., was stopped late Saturday on Maple Road at Teat St. for not wearing his seat belt. Police saw him throw a
Peeping Tom is no turkey
People may think a Peeping Tom is a turkey. But to a policeman, a Peeping Tom is someone who slips around at night, looking into windows at people. For police officers one of the hardest things to do is to catch him in the act. He will usually place himself into a position where he can see the polic
Silver Creek Man Attacks Woman for Not Giving Him Car Keys
Edward Lamar Towe, 45 of Silver Creek, was arrested this week after police said he attacked a 57 year-old woman for not allowing him to drive.
Rome Woman Threatens to Shoot Up Business
Charlotte Ann Board, 63 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said she threatened to “shoot up” Enterprise Rent-A-Car on Martha Berry Blvd.
1 dead after 3 ejected from car in wreck along Glenwood Avenue | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -Channel 2 Action Newshas learned that one person is dead after three people were ejected from a car crash along Glenwood Avenue.The wreck happened around 6 p.m.We have a crew headed to the scene.Stay with WSBTV.com and tune into Channel 2 Action News at 6 p.m. for the latest on t
Report: Fight with police at town green turns 1 pot charge into 3 felonies
The men consented to a search and a back-up officer was called to the Town Green. One of the men was cleared but Demetre Eric Miller, 25, of 8 Franklin St., stopped a search of one of his pockets. He broke free of one officer, punched the other in the mouth and ran.
Man accused of having drugs, running from deputies
A Rome man was in jail Saturday pending a $7,900 bond after being accused of running from deputies at the Royal Inn while having marijuana and methamphetamine on him.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Derrick Loren Richardson, 39, of 301 Branham Ave., was arrested around 10:27 p.m. Friday. He is
AMERICAN IDOL FINALE CALEB LEE HUTCHINSON: Georgia's own Caleb Lee Hutchinson competes in the 'American Idol' finale
HOLLYWOOD, Ca.- On Sunday night, Caleb Lee Hutchinson of Dallas, Georgia took the stage in the American Idol finale.
'American Idol' Contestant Makes Major Mistake During Finale Performance
The 19-year-old singerstarted off the high-pressure nightwith a hometown dedication song to Dallas, Georgia, “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash. But he started a little too soon, giving a false beginning to the song before his cue.
‘Hobby farm’ puts neighbors on alert
Plans for a controversial “hobby farm” on Burnett Ferry Road and a wedding facility on a wooded tract south of Silver Creek will go before the Floyd County Commission Tuesday.“We’ll have to put in something about the noise, and time limits,” Commissioner Scotty Hancock said about the wedding and eve
Cobb wrecks kill three early Sunday morning
COBB COUNTY, Ga -- Three people were killed Sunday in two separate early morning, single-vehicle accidents in Cobb County.
Rome Man Charged with Taking Meth and Marijuana into Jail
Michael Pete Lindsey, 30 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he took marijuana and a digital scale with meth residue on it into the Floyd County Jail.