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Bibb County deputies identify decomposed body found at vacant home - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Deputies have identified the decomposed body found in the back yard of a vacant home this week.58-year-old, Donna Whipple was found dead Wednesday night in the 2800 block of Columbus Road.- Advertisement -

41NBC.COM - 2018-06-23 21:15:58

Brutal cold case murder trial resumes Monday in Griffin

Prosecutors said Gebhardt stabbed and dragged Coggins behind a vehicle in what they have called a racially-motivated incident. A second man, Bill Moore, Sr., is also accused of murder in the case. His trial will happen at a later date.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-24 17:10:51

WATCH: 'Permit Patty' appears to call police on girl selling bottled w | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

According to USA Today, the girl's mother, Erin Austin, captured the alleged phone call on video, which has been viewed millions of times since it was posted Saturday. She said the incident occurred outside her apartment near AT&T Stadium in San Francisco.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-06-24 09:00:00

Small earthquake registered in Middle Georgia near Macon

GRAY, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has been recorded near Macon, Georgia.The 2.4 magnitude quake was reported Saturday in Jones County near Gray, about 90 miles southeast of Atlanta and less than 15 miles from Macon.The Atlanta Journal-Constitutionreportsit was repor

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-06-23 17:41:20

Police make arrest after teen shot, killed in road rage incident

Janae Owens, 17, was in a car with her mother sitting at a red lightat the intersection of South Candler Street and Midway Road on Wednesday eveningwhen police said a man in a black car opened fire, hitting the car. Owens was killed in the incident.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-23 18:15:41

Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County

Family members say it is uncharacteristic of Danielle McKinley, 34, to do something like this, and they are desperately hoping mom and baby are not in any danger and asking for your help to find them.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-24 10:28:00

Body of female found in Macon identified

MACON, Ga.-- A body that was found on June 21, 2018 has been identified on Saturday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office.

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-23 09:11:14

WATCH: Surveillance video shows Houston County inmates escaping

Major Alan Everidge, Jail Administrator for the Houston County Sheriff's Office, said the delay in giving the video was because they had to complete an internal investigation first.

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-23 19:55:12

3 arrested on drug charges, a fourth being sought - The Citizen

Bill Hendrix, recently staying at a Tyrone residence, is being sought on drug charges. Photo/Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-06-23 20:31:43

Death of Memphis soldier at Florida training camp is suspicious, famil | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

CLAY CO., Fla. -A soldier who disappeared from a National Guard base in Florida has been found dead in a wooded area of Camp Blanding,WHBQ reports.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-06-23 11:02:00

Byron police looking for woman who is 'passing counterfeit $100 bills'

The Byron Police Department is looking for a woman they say has been going around using counterfeit money.She went into stores this week in Byron and has also been in surrounding areas, according to a Facebook post made by the Byron Police Department.If you see the woman, you should contact Peach Co


Jackson Co. man wounded in shootout with police during SWAT standoff, shoots his mom

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office contacted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation late Friday afternoon to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred in conjunction with a three-hour SWAT standoff on Friday.According to the report, 37-year-old Jonathan Wayne Allen

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 17:06:08

Cold case murder trial could be in jurors hands by Tuesday

On Friday, jurors heard a profanity laced audio recording between Frankie Gebhardt, one of the men accused in the murder, and police. Gebhardt repeatedly denied any involvement in Coggins' murder.


Alleged Spalding killer defiant, non-committal in jailhouse interview

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution06/22/2018 — Griffin, GA - Franklin Gebhardt (right) becomes emotional while listening to an audio recording of an interview he had with investigators during Friday’s testimony. Gebhardt, 60, is charged with felony murder and other counts in the crime prosecutors say


Day 4: Testimony continues in Spalding County cold case

CAUTION: Some language used during the live streaming trial testimony may be offensive to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.GRIFFIN, Ga. -- The murder trial of one of two men accused of brutally killing Timothy Coggins in 1983 could go to the jury as early as next Tuesday.On Friday, jurors


New Manchester having a busy June

The Jaguars travelled to Marietta to participate in a contact at Lassiter, which also featured South Cobb, Campbell, Cherokee, and M.L. King.


Griffin Housing Authority dedicates first new house

Kristy McDowell and her two sons have a brand new home on 15th Street.McDowell, a working mother and CareMaster employee, is the first homebuyer of many more to come for the Griffin Housing Authority, according to CEO Bob Dull. There are two more new homes being built down the street, which will be


One teen dead, another critically injured in Thursday night wreck

The driver, 18-year-old Alissa Harvey of Hampton, was pronounced dead at the scene, while her passenger, 18-year-old Kyra Young of Griffin, was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after Harvey’s car barrel-rolled following her attempt to negotiate a curve in the road, an


Inmate Death Being Investigated as Apparent Suicide

FORSYTH, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) is investigating the death of an inmate at Valdosta State Prison in Valdosta, Ga.


New Warden at Valdosta State Prison

FORSYTH, Ga. – Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier announced the reassignment of Shawn Emmons to Warden at Valdosta State Prison (SP), effective July 1st. As Warden, Emmons will be responsible for overseeing 399 staff and 1,057 medium and close security offenders.