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Officials: 'Jealous' man kidnapped, raped teen after she turned him down

Andres Castaneda-Guzman had romantically pursued a 15-year-old for weeks. But when his advances were turned down, Castaneda-Guzman's "jealous and possessive" ways reached a fever pitch during a party in Texas when he lured her away from a home, traveled to Stockbridge and raped her, according to a


Cobb Worker Killed When Woman Drives Onto Sidewalk: Reports

COBB COUNTY, GA - The Cobb County police are investigating a fatal Wednesday morning accident in which a woman drove a vehicle onto a sidewalk and struck a maintenance worker, according to media reports. The accident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. at Akers Mill Road and Galleria Drive in Cumberland,

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:37:11

Local to perform with theater company in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

Ellie Perry of Marietta was one of 128 military children selected to perform in the 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Camp Broadway LLC, an award-winning theater arts enrichment company, will perform Irving Berlin's "This Is A Great Country" in the parade featuring children, ra

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 02:33:00

911 calls capture horror of deadly Barcelona Wine Bar robbery, shooting

The first 911 call came from an Uber driver who was scheduled to pick up someone from Barcelona Wine Bar, a popular Westside eatery on Howell Mill Road. "Two guys in hoodies ... started yelling at people to get down," the driver told the dispatcher. "I think they have weapons." The driver had no ide


Worker killed after woman drives onto sidewalk on busy road, police say

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A worker was killed after a woman drove onto the sidewalk of a busy road and hit them, police told Channel 2 Action News. We're talking to the victim's devastated family, on Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m. Officials said the incident happened on Akers Mill Road at Galleria Drive

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-22 20:41:36

Surveillance video shows robbery at restaurant that left manager dead

ATLANTA - Investigators have released photos and surveillance video in hopes of identifying the gunmen who killed a restaurant manager during a robbery this weekend. According to police, three men entered Barcelona Wine Bar on Howell Mill Road in the West Midtown neighborhood as it was closing aroun

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-21 11:48:19

Woman on way to church shot in Atlanta neighborhood

A 61-year-old woman was shot in her southwest Atlanta neighborhood as she drove to church, officials said. "I was on my way to church to clean the church," she told Channel 2 Action News. Now, police are searching for the gunmen who fired as many as five shots last Thursday on Oak Drive. A bullet c


Forsyth County signs off on 2018 budget

Posted: 9:56 a.m. Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Forsyth County commissioners have given final approval to the county's 2018 fiscal year budget. Approval came recently on a 5-0 vote.The general fund budget covering county operations comes in at approximately $127.9 million, up about 8.5 percent from

MYAJC.COM - 2017-11-22 15:21:32

Leominster mayoral recount is underway and is slow going early

LEOMINSTER -- The mayoral election recount is officially underway, but frequent objections and uncertainty surrounding voter intention could slow when residents finally learn the official winner. Following the Nov. 7 election, incumbent Mayor Dean Mazzarella finished 211 votes ahead of write-in can

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-21 17:15:19

For Leominster's Keatings, St. Bernard's a family affair

LEOMINSTER -- For the Keating family of Leominster, St. Bernard's isn't just a school. It's a family tradition. Bob and Nancy Keating say their family has 45 members who attended St. Bernard's, 48 if you count people related by marriage. The total includes their four children and relatives on both

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 17:59:32

Leominster Mayor Mazzarella wins again in recount

LEOMINSTER - Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella remains the longest serving mayor in the state following an official recount at City Hall Tuesday of the votes from the Nov. 7 election. Mr. Mazzarella beat out mayoral write-in candidate Kenneth J. Ricker by 106 votes, according to recount tallies. Mr. Ricker,

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-21 22:40:50

Leominster's Mazzarella declared winner of mayoral race after recount

LEOMINSTER -- Dean Mazzarella will continue as the commonwealth longest-serving mayor after being declared the winner of his contest on Nov. 7 against political newcomer and write-in candidate Kenny Ricker after a recount Tuesday. After nearly a full day hand counting by the Registrars of Voters of

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-21 21:49:59

Mayoral election in Leominster today

LEOMINSTER - The results of the Nov. 7 mayoral election - in which a write-in candidate nearly unseated 12-term incumbent Dean J. Mazzarella - will be double-checked at City Hall Monday. A recount by the city Board of Registrars gets underway at 9 a.m. Kenneth J. Ricker requested the recount last we


Registry of Motor Vehicles services added at AAA in Leominster

LEOMINSTER - The AAA branch at 20 Commercial Road now offers selected Registry of Motor Vehicles services, such as license and registration renewals, for AAA members. The state Department of Transportation "is pleased to expand its partnership with AAA with the opening of this Registry service locat


Garner: Think the rivalry is dead? Think again.

Is the annual Fitchburg-Leominster Thanksgiving Day football rivalry dead? While it may not be as heated as it was in the past -- long before I was even born -- I have a hard time believing this rivalry means nothing in 2017. Granted, Leominster has reigned supreme over the last eight years on Tur

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 18:00:51

Sisters of Presentation created a proud legacy

FITCHBURG -- In the late 18th century, the founder of the Sisters of the Presentation, Nano Nagle, secretly provided Irish children a Catholic education despite penal laws that limited their religious freedom. More than 250 years after Nagle's death, the Sisters of the Presentation has expanded its

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 17:49:58

One person killed in DeKalb County house fire

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office was called to a house fire in the Aroney community on County Road 386 just after 9:00 A.M. Tuesday. When they arrived, the Crossville Fire and Police Departments, Aroney Fire Department, Kilpatrick Fire Department, Sardis Fire and Police Departments, and Beulah Fir

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-21 16:11:19

Albertville man arrested after DeKalb traffic stop

DeKalb County deputies arrested an Albertville man after a traffic stop Sunday, according to Sheriff Jimmy Harris. A deputy made a traffic stop Sunday on County Roads 479 and 1999 in Kilpatrick and detected a strong odor coming from the vehicle. During a search of the passenger, Jose Mora Garcia, 25

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-22 00:00:51

Guntersville woman charged with sex crimes, electronic devices being investigated

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Law enforcement arrested a Guntersville woman Monday, Novemeber 20, and charged her with Sexual Abuse of a Child under 12 years of age. Anna Marie Gomez, 30, of 1716 Wiggs Street in Guntersville has been booked into the county jail. Her bond is set at $1,000,000. Authorities say

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-22 14:58:06

Boaz woman died in massive house fire in the Aroney community

ARONEY, Ala. - A house fire in the community of Aroney led to the death of an elderly woman. Family around the home on County Road 386 in the Aroney community alerted police to the fire around 9 a.m. and five different agencies responded to the call. "We were advised of the possibility of an elderly

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-22 02:44:51