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Serial robber who hit banks in Gwinnett, DeKalb, sentenced to prison

A man convicted of five metro Atlanta bank robberies has been sentenced to prison, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a press release. READ | Cops: Gwinnett woman found being eaten alive by maggots; 2 charged Rondell Muwwakkil, 48, of Atlanta, robbed banks inside grocery stores in Ellenwood, Dec

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-21 22:19:53

WATCH: Innocent Man Swarmed by Cops, Detained, & Extorted for Sagging Pants

Stone Mountain, GA - In the land of the free, you can and will be targeted by police, detained, and even kidnaped and extorted, or worse, for wearing clothes in a manner not fit for the police state. Darrell Wilcox, of Stone Mountain, learned this the hard way last week after not one, but three poli

FILMINGCOPS.COM - 2018-03-21 16:22:52

'Taxi Cab Bandit' bank robber gets 14 years in prison

ATLANTA - A bank robber was sentenced to 14 years in prison for robbing five metro-Atlanta banks. During the metro-Atlanta robberies, Rondell Muwwakkil would pass notes to the tellers demanding they give him small bills. "Muwwakkil never cared about the terror he caused when robbing these banks," sa

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 23:06:00

Massive drug bust in DeKalb County

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - A huge drug bust in DeKalb County netted more than $57,000 worth of drugs. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested four people after an investigation in Stone Mountain that lasted several months. Agents said they found cocaine, meth, heroin, Xanax, and oxycodone at a home

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-21 04:28:00

Grandfather who disappeared 7 months ago possibly found safe, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A Trinidadian man who disappeared from his family's Stone Mountain home in August is believed to be safe in an Atlanta hospital. Maurice Taitt walked away from his son's home seven months ago. Wednesday afternoon, Channel 2's Nicole Carr learned that Taitt may have been safe at

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-03-21 21:02:29

GBI makes drug arrests in Stone Mountain

DECATUR, Ga. - On Friday, March 16, Jermaine Montrel Johnson, Lindsey Michelle Anderson, Justin Phillip Lee Adams, and Crystal Denise Hall were arrested in Stone Mountain, culminating a months-long investigation by agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:40:00

Sandy Springs 'aiming' to open new City Hall on May 7

Sandy Springs is "aiming" to open its new City Hall at City Springs on May 7, a city spokesperson said following reports of that date from the mayor and a City Council member. City Communications Director Sharon Kraun, who is directly involved in the massive government relocation planning, said she

REPORTERNEWSPAPERS.NET - 2018-03-22 01:37:33

Atlanta man dies three weeks after hit-and-run; police search for suspects

It's been a month since Wayne Bauman died from his injuries stemming from a Jan. 29 hit-and-run and Atlanta police are still searching for possible suspects. But a newly released photo of the Honda Pilot that hit and killed the 60-year-old could provide them with a few tips. MORE: Atlanta police l


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


UPDATE: Trooper killed, daughter critically injured as storms moved through Georgia

Authorities have determinedsevere storms contributed to a crash that killed a Georgia State Patrol trooper and critically injured his daughter. "The Georgia State Patrol and the entire DPS family are heartbroken this morning," the agency said in a Facebook post. "Tyler Parker was killed in a single


'Because I'm blessed' | Fairburn resident is happy, despite storm damage to home

Fairburn resident Ashley Andrews says she had been watching the storms approach metro Atlanta on television all day long. She says she prepared for the storms. "I had been watching this storm coming all day, so I figured it was going to get really bad, so we made preparations -- I had gotten my daug

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 17:06:00

In Toddler's Death, Parents Were 'Screaming For Help' | Patch PM

The Cartersville Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a toddler, and the agency has released the initial incident report related to the March 19 tragedy. The largest aquarium in the United States is getting even bigger. Georgia Aquarium on Tuesday an

PATCH - 2018-03-20 19:43:24

Six people taken into custody at Lithonia high school

LITHONIA, Ga. - A Lithonia high school went into lockdown early Wednesday morning. A little while later, after the lockdown was removed, four individuals were arrested in the school's parking lot in a separate incident. A DeKalb County School District official told FOX 5 both incidents occurred at D


Report: World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta evacuated

WASHINGTON (Circa) - The World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta has been evacuated. The company has not provided a reason for the evacuation at this time. Visitors were asked to proceed to a nearby park. WASHINGTON (Circa) - The World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta has been evacuated. The company has not provided a

NBC16.COM - 2018-03-20 14:37:06

Fake Facebook page sends Georgia city into tizzy over snakes

When most of northwest Georgia was preparing for severe storms, one city had to contend with the idea that snakes are lurking in sewers - or so they thought. Calhoun mayor Jimmy Palmer said -the "City of Calhoun, Gordon County GA" Facebook page - where a post about a snakes originated - is fake. "


Woman ID'd in deadly I-285 crash; husband charged

A man faces vehicular homicide charges in a crash that killed his wife and shut down I-285 East for more than five hours Sunday. David Cho, 61, was charged with failure to maintain a lane and second-degree vehicular homicide, Sandy Springs police said Monday. The victim has been identified as Sue Ch


Gwinnett firefighters battle two lightning fires during late-night storms

Firefighters remained busy as severe weather moved through the area late Monday. Command staff personnel placed two additional engines and an additional technical rescue team in service to respond to increased call due to the storm. At 11:45 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a house fire d

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-20 12:06:00

Chastain Amphitheatre Announces 2018 Concert Lineup

ATLANTA, GA - After renovations that started in November, Chastain Park Amphitheatre is ready to crank back up the music, announcing its 2018 Series A concert series. The concerts, which are starting a little bit later than usual this year because of the renovations, begin June 6 with a night of blu


Severe weather threats force DeKalb Schools to cancel after-school activities

DeKalb County School District has canceled after-school activities for looming weather. According to Channel 2 Action News, severe storms expected through metro Atlanta Monday afternoon could spark tornadoes in the area. Extended after-school care for DeKalb Schools will continue as planned. Distri


More than $57K in drugs seized in DeKalb bust

A months-long GBI investigation in DeKalb County resulted in four arrests and the seizure of $57,600 worth of drugs as well as more than $10,000 cash. Jermaine Johnson, Lindsey Anderson, Justin Adams and Crystal Hall were arrested Friday at Johnson's Stone Mountain home, according to the agency. Aut