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Pedestrian Killed on Commerce Road

A driver killed a woman around 10 p.m. Tuesday while she was crossing Commerce Road near the Bulldog Inn, according to Athens-Clarke County police. Kimberly Pierce, 52, was killed by a '90s-model green Honda with tinted windows. The driver and car left the scene after hitting Pierce. The car likely

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:47:00

Man shot, killed in Seneca, ruled homicide

SENECA, SC (WSPA) - A man was shot to death and his death has been ruled a homicide, according to Oconee Co. Coroner Karl Addis. The shooting was reported around 3:37 a.m. Wednesday morning in the 600 block of Lands Ends Rd. in the Crossroads Community. Jason Edward Dalton, 43, who lived at the loca

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-21 17:09:38

Manhunt for armed suspect ends in Lavonia

LAVONIA, GA - The manhunt is over for an armed man in northeast Georgia. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said deputies were searching for a man who fled a chase around 7:30 p.m. on 3/14. The driver of the vehicle involved in the chase was caught, but the passenger Robert Huckaby ran from the c

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-20 16:11:21

Dispatch: Shooting reported at Pendleton home

Deputies on the scene of a reported shooting at a Pendleton home early Wednesday morning (WSPA). ANDERSON Co., S.C. (WSPA) - Dispatch says Anderson County deputies responded to a reported shooting early Wednesday morning. Crime scene tape was around a home in the 300 block of Ellington Road in Pendl

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-21 12:55:25

Woman stabbed, thrown out of vehicle in Fountain Inn

FILE FOUNTAIN INN, SC (WSPA) - A woman was stabbed multiple times and thrown out of a vehicle, according to Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office. They say it happened on International Blvd. in Fountain Inn near the Greenville Co. line around 9 a.m. She has been taken to the hospital and there is no word on

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-20 14:07:25

South Carolina sheriff: Deputy fatally shoots man with knife

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy has fatally shot a man in South Carolina. Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis tells news outlets a man wielding a knife was killed after charging at deputies Monday evening. He says deputies had been called out for a disturbance and found at lea

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-20 16:18:26

Driver, car sought after deadly hit-and-run

Investigators said Pierce was crossing Commerce Road from the Bulldog Inn when a green Honda with tinted windows hit her without stopping. The car, believed to be a 1990s model, may have front-end damage, according to police. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Sgt. Butt at 706-2


Coroner confirms Clemson student's sudden death due to fentanyl

The Pickens County Coroner's Office confirmed the sudden death of a Clemson student last year is connected to illegal drug use. A 19-year-old Clemson University student was found unresponsive by his roommates in his off-campus apartment on Dec. 9, 2017. University president Jim Clements tweeted his

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-03-21 20:47:00

Woman killed in Green Street wreck

A woman was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Green Street late Monday night, March 19. Gainesville Fire Department Division Chief Keith Smith said one patient was trapped before being transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in critical condition in the wreck. Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Ho


Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon


Standoff ends in Anderson after police use Taser

Chief Jim Stewart talks about using SWAT to help apprehend a woman threatening to harm herself in a home on Bellview Road in Anderson on Monday. Ken Ruinard/Independent Mail An Anderson Police Department SWAT team used a Taser to end a standoff at a home Monday afternoon. A parent called authoritie


Dispatch: SWAT responding to report of assault in Anderson

Law enforcement including SWAT were on scene of an incident at an Anderson home on Monday. Dispatchers said authorities received a report of an assault on Bellview Road. Police and SWAT responded to the scene, dispatchers said. Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story. MORE NEWS:


Cat reunited with owner 14 years after hurricane disappearance

In 2004, the orange tabby Thomas 2, or simply just "T2," disappeared. It happened when the Fort Pierce man moved into a friend's house in Stuart after Hurricane Jeanne stormed through the area, according to TCPalm. The retired K-9 officer grieved, but then came to terms with the idea that his cat ha

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-03-21 12:34:42

Man charged after deadly hit-and-run in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) - Troopers have charged a man in connection with a deadly hit-and-run along White Horse Road that happened Saturday morning. South Carolina Highway Patrol says 45-year-old Andrew Grant Wetstone II has been arrested and charged with Leaving the scene resulting in death, Poss


Two subjects in custody after standoff with police

Two subjects are in custody after a standoff with police. Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson said earlier today that Dawson County emergency personnel as well as the Forsyth County SWAT and Crisis Negotiation teams were involved in a standoff with an individual who had barricaded themselves in a re


Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie


Two people killed after crash on MLK Jr. Drive

Two people were killed in an accident Monday morning near 1460 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Atlanta Police said around 7:44 a.m., a 2008 Ford Mustang was traveling west on M. L. King Jr. Drive when the driver lost control. Police said the Mustang skidded sideways into the eastbound lanes and colli


Tanker truck accident evacuates hospital in Lumpkin County

LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. - A tanker truck accident is forcing officials to shut down a road, and evacuate patients at a local hospital. The Lumpkin County sheriff's office told channel 2 action news the truck-- carrying oxygen-- overturned in Dahlonega early Sunday morning. Crews are removing the remaini


Fire officials: Mobile home 'total loss' after early morning fire

Fire officials said one mobile home is a "total loss" and two others sustained heavy damage after a fire early Saturday morning in Woodruff. Assistant Chief Matthew Daniels with the Woodruff Fire Department said they responded to the fire around 2:30 a.m. Two vehicles were also destroyed in the fi


Sheriff: Manhunt underway for armed, "dangerous" suspect who fled traffic stop in Lavonia

Officials with Franklin County Sheriff's Office said a search is on for a man they said fled a traffic stop on Wednesday. Sheriff Thomas said the suspect, identified as Robert Huckaby, took off when a vehicle he was a passenger in was pulled over for an expired tag along I-85 near mile marker 174 ne

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