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BREAKING: Body found in landfill; GBI investigating | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. -The GBI is investigating after a body was found at the Bartow County Landfill Monday afternoon.Authorities said the body was found on Allatoona Dam Road in Cartersville.Video fromNewsChopper 2shows a heavy police presence at the scene.GBI Spokeswoman Nelly Miles said the Barton C

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-13 15:32:00

BREAKING: Ex-Auburn football player accused of robbing Gwinnett restaurant at gunpoint

A former Auburn University football player from Gwinnett County is behind bars, according to police.Duluth police arrested Myron Burton Friday on charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, authorities said.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-13 12:51:00

Atlanta cop accused of not helping man he hit after blowing a stop sign, that victim died

ATLANTA -- Questions and concerns surround a crash where an APD officer allegedly hit and killed a man on a moped after the officer ran a stop sign. People in thecommunity where the crash happenedare accusing the officer of failing to render aid to the victim before EMS arrived.An Instagram video ci

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-13 21:09:59

13-year-old shot by 39-year-old in southwest Atlanta, police say

ATLANTA- A 13-year-old boy is recovering after police said someone shot him in the stomach.Atlanta police said they responded to the 3000 block of Landrum Drive in response to a call of a person shot around 11:30 p.m. Saturday.Police said that when officers arrived, the victim had already been taken

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-13 13:06:31

White man who killed Black Florida dad over parking spot charged

Back on July 19, Michael Drejka, 47, of Clearwater, Florida, decided to confront Britany Jacobs, who was in a car with her two kids in a handicapped parking spot. Drejka yelled at Jacobs to “move the f—ing car,” and Jacobs’ boyfriend Markeis McGlockton, 28, heard the commotion from inside the store

ROLLINGOUT.COM - 2018-08-13 20:03:54

GBI GAMBLING RAID: GBI shuts down Atlanta gas station for illegally paying cash out to gamblers

The gas station was giving out cash payments to gamblers, according to the GBI. In Georgia, only stores are allowed to give winners lottery tickets or store credit for winnings.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-13 23:11:54

Man gets prison for killing Cobb crossing guard, says he fell asleep

BREAKING: Cobb judge sentences Lamonte Whitaker to 15 years, serve 5 for hitting & killing@CobbSchoolscrossing guard Edna Umeh on Veterans Memorial Highway. Judge ensures Umeh’s family that Whitaker will never drive again.@wsbtvpic.twitter.com/YO3KncW3lc— Chris Jose (@ChrisJoseWSB)August 13, 2018Rel

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-13 14:15:00

Proposed tennis center redevelopment at Big Creek Park in Roswell not moving forward

Opposition to Roswell's recent redevelopment announcement in the East side has brought the project to a halt.The area was being considered as the new home to the Angela Krause Tennis, Pickleball and Fitness Center."The community has let us know over the past several days that they do not support thi

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 17:00:00

Shooting involving officer under investigation in Clayton County

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- An investigation is underway into a shooting involving police officers in Conley, Georgia. It is not clear who was shot or who fired shots.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-13 14:39:45

DA: ‘Calculated, cold’ man posed as cop, robbed men in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County Sheriff's OfficeTashod Kileaf Ford has been convicted of armed robbery, false imprisonment, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and financial transaction card fraud.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-13 08:49:00

Georgia police officer, wife found stabbed to death

SAVANNAH, Ga.- A police officer and his wife were found stabbed to death Monday in their coastal Georgia neighborhood, where investigators detained a teenager and charged him with felony murder in the slayings.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-13 18:36:47

Suspect shoots and kills girlfriend, stabs K-9, authorities say

"She has had an incident with him before, and she asked me to call the cops before and I did. And now for this to happen, it's just heartbreaking," a neighbor said.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-13 13:15:20

Man Raped, Molested 11-Year-Old Girl: Jury

ATLANTA, GA — A Fulton County man has been convicted of raping and molesting an 11-year-old girl he met when he was 26, then pursued sexually on Instagram with graphic texts and images.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 16:35:38

City of Roswell cancels $70M tennis center plan

ROSWELL, Ga.- A controversial plan to build a $70-million, 60-acre tennis, pickleball, and fitness center in the City of Roswell has been scraped after opposition from residents of the city.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-12 23:27:00

Cops: Man fatally shoots ex-girlfriend, stabs police dog

A man was in custody Sunday after he fatally shot his live-in girlfriend and stabbed a police dog during a manhunt, authorities said.About 9:30 a.m., officers went into a unit at the Brookstone Apartments on Garden Walk Boulevard in College Park, Clayton County police Sgt. Ashanti Marbury said.


Woman robs man with his own sword after using his bathroom, police say | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

According to the Buffalo News, the Buffalo man said he let an unknown woman into his Broadway-Fillmore home Saturday after she asked to use his bathroom. After she finished, he said she grabbed his sword, which was out "in plain sight," and demanded his wallet,the newspaper reported.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-13 05:23:00

Atlanta food mart robbery suspect added to ‘most wanted’ list

The suspect in a food mart robbery was recently added to theAtlanta Police Department’s “most wanted” list.Kenneth Hayes, 28, is sought by police in the July 7 robbery at Lowery Food Mart. A victim said he was physically assaulted and robbed by two men around 5:20 a.m., a police report says.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-13 11:28:00

Ice Cube’s BIG3 proves to be a slam dunk for hip-hop and hoops

Ice Cube at BIG 3 game at Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Georgia, near Atlanta (Photo by A.R. Shaw for Steed Media Service)Hip-hop fans often consider Ice Cube the “Godfather of Gangsta Rap.” But even when he was spitting rhymes about street life as a member of N.W.A and a solo artist, he found w

ROLLINGOUT.COM - 2018-08-13 12:50:36

Albies' homer in 7th lifts Braves past Brewers 8-7

ATLANTA (AP)- Ozzie Albies led off the seventh inning with a tiebreaking homer, one of three hit by Atlanta, and the Braves overcame 19 hits by Milwaukee to beat the Brewers 8-7 on Sunday.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-12 21:06:43

Cops Kill Man With Wrench | New Restaurant Coming: Decatur News

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PATCH - 2018-08-12 16:04:05