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Distracted Driver Kills Inmate On Work Detail: Police

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — Thedriver who hit and killed an inmateassigned to a a work detail Wednesday, has been identified, as well as the victim.


Teen murder suspect arrested after police pursuit on I-20 in Decatur

DeKalb Sheriff’s Fugitive Unit arrested Meshon Williams, 17, about 2:30 p.m. on May 10 after a short pursuit on I-20.


Georgia’s top cops hit by ID theft | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is no stranger to fraud cases, but in February, the agency found itself on the victim end of one.


Suspect in 6-year-old’s shooting death arrested after chase

The teenager who was charged with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy was arrested Thursday after a pursuit near I-20, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said.Authorities from three agencies spotted Meshon Williams, 17, in the Candler Road area, spokesman Cynthia Williams said.


Nine life sentences plus 324 years in prison for man convicted of molesting eight young girls

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A man has been sentenced to nine consecutive life sentences plus 324 years after being convicted on multiple charges of child molestation, rape, incest and sodomy.


Lawrenceville man gets nine consecutive life sentences in child sexual abuse case

A Lawrenceville man was sentenced to hundreds of years in prison Wednesday after a jury convicted him on several charges including rape, child molestation, aggravated sodomy and incest.


North Carolina lottery winner walks away from fiery helicopter crash | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Timothy Kneiss’ Mosquito XE mini-helicopter washovering above private propertyin a Lincoln County neighborhood when the tail rotor hit a tree,causing the aircraft to catch fire, federal investigators said.


Six Flags White Water opens Saturday for Mother’s Day weekend

As Georgians celebrate the summer heat with cold drinks and ice cream by the pool,Six Flags White Wateris giving a much cooler welcome to the warm weather.The water park, located in Marietta, opens this weekend on Saturday, May 12. The park will be open only on Saturday and Sunday of next week as we


Buford woman charged in death of inmate during traffic accident in Lawrenceville

Smith said an investigation into the accident is still underway, but alcohol, drugs and speed are not believed to be contributing factors at this time.


Reward offered for teen murder suspect after 6-year-old boy dies

After fighting for his life for four days, six-year-old Z’Mari Mitchell – shot in a reckless feud over a social media post – died in hospital on May 9, and now DeKalb Police is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the child’s alleged killer Meshon Williams.


MASSIVE GEORGIA DRUG BUST: Authorities say raid nets 8 loaded military-style weapons, 'trafficking amounts' of drugs

Channel 2'sTyisha Fernandesobtained exclusive video of 8 loaded military-style guns, ammo, a bulletproof vest and “trafficking amounts” of heroin, cocaine and marijuana confiscated during the raid.


Woman who ran illegal personal care home in Conyers may have run 7 others

CONYERS, Ga. -- In March, the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office arrested 45-year-old Tomeka Williams for running an illegal personal care home to exploit disabled adult women.When Williams was arrested, there were eight "emotionally disabled" residents living in the home, ranging in age from 24 to 80


Teen suffers minor gunshot wound during overnight shooting in Lithonia

LITHONIA, Ga. - DeKalb County Police have confirmed a teenager suffered a minor gunshot wound early Tuesday morning.The incident happened on the 7000 block of Rogers Lake Road.The teen was transported to the hospital and his condition is unknown.No suspects have been taken into custody at this time.


2 dead in Monroe; police seek help

MONROE, Ga.— Two people died in weekend shootings in the same neighborhood in Monroe.Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are looking into the deaths in the Tanglewood neighborhood.The first happened when violence broke out during a party on Tanglewood Drive at about midnight Saturday. Pol


Teen wanted for shooting six-year-old during social media feud

Meshon Williams, 17, allegedly fired 31 gunshots toward the house at 3539 Sweetgum Lane about 5:30 p.m. during an altercation between two groups feuding over a social media post.