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28 Georgia middle students hospitalized after eating Valentine’s Day candy: report

Nearly 30 Georgia middle school students were sent to the hospital Thursday after ingesting Valentine’s Day candy that reportedly left them feeling “nauseated and disoriented,” school officials said.


Woman accused of stealing fur coats to support heroin habit

RADNOR, Pa. - A woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of clothing from a Pennsylvania store after she allegedly pilfered a $3,500 mink coat, WCAU reported. Police said they caught Tamala Lee Tucker, 55, with six trash bags full of clothing, the television station reported. Tucker a


Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant

It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.


Georgia business owner owing over $300,000 in back taxes admits he tried to bribe IRS agent, agrees to leave country after prison

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia business owner has pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe an IRS agent to reduce his tax burden. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Magdaleno Garcia Alonso offered cash to an IRS agent who audited his tax returns in 2015 and 2016 if she reduced the amount of money he ow


Child struck by vehicle in DeKalb County

Tucker, GA (CBS46) Police are investigating after a child was struck by a vehicle in DeKalb County Thursday morning. The crash happened at the intersection of Main Street and Lavista Road in Tucker.

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Georgia soldier comes home from Afghanistan after daughter’s sudden death

The 5-year-old daughter of a National Guard soldier died unexpectedly last weekend, and her father hurried home to Georgia from his deployment in Afghanistan, according to a news report.


UGA reportedly hires linebackers coach Dan Lanning as new defensive coordinator

ATLANTA — The UGA football program might have needed two full months to find a replacement for former defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, the new head coach at Colorado. But in the end, Kirby Smart didn't have to look very far for Tucker's successor.


Police: He strangled her with an electrical cord because she didn't have crack

A man accused of strangling his friend to death with an electrical cord because she didn't have crack cocaine has been sentenced to life in prison. According to the Fulton County District Attorney's Office, Demetrius Flournoy went to the apartment of his friend, 49-year-old Janice Renee Hutchison, o


Georgia lawmaker wants to make best HIV meds more accessible

A bill that would make it easier for HIV-positive Medicaid recipients to receive the most effective medications may soon see a vote by the full Georgia House. State Rep. Deborah Silcox, a Republican from Sandy Springs who sponsored the legislation, called it the most “fiscally responsible and humane


911 Call: Mother Finds Son Dead, Police Seek Help In 2015 Murder

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — In hopes of getting more information in the case from the public, a 911 call was released Friday, by the Gwinnett County Police Department, revealing the moment when a mother finds her murdered son together with another body in a Gwinnett apartment complex in unincorporated Law


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Aurora, Illinois police respond to active shooter at Henry Pratt manufacturing business

Authorities are investigating the report of an active shooter at a suburban Chicago facility. The City of Aurora confirmed there is an active shooter near Highland and Archer. Several local media outlets are reporting a massive police response at a manufacturing facility in Aurora, Ill.


Tucker Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

TUCKER, GA — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.


The growing sex trafficking problem in Georgia

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - In our ongoing investigation into sex crimes involving minors in Georgia, WTOC is now turning the attention to sex trafficking. It happens statewide, but recently, the number of arrests spiked because of the Super Bowl. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the Super Bowl is


GreyStone honors 50-year employee with donation to Paulding College and Career Academy

GreyStone Power, which serves portions of south Cobb County, announced that Paulding County School District superintendent Dr. Brian Otott expressed his appreciation at the Feb. 12 school board meeting to 50-year GreyStone Power employee Jerry Tucker and the co-op’s board and management.


Video: Former President Jimmy Carter featured on Kiss Cam during Knicks-Hawks game

The Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks supplied us with an entertaining contest on Thursday, with the struggling Knicks securing a surprise 106-91 victory against the home team.


Serial killer draws sketches of Georgia murder victims

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Authorities have released sketches of three women an admitted serial killer claims to have killed in Georgia. Samuel Little drew the pictures of women he says he killed.


Child psychologist sentenced for molesting young girl, posting photos

COBB COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A former child psychologist will spend the next 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to molesting a young girl and posting pictures of her and other children online.


28 Georgia Middle School Students Hospitalized After Eating Candy on Valentine's Day

More than two dozen students at a middle school in Georgia were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day after eating candy that left them feeling ill. The students, who attend Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, complained that they were feeling sick after eating candy and snacks at school on Thursday, accor


911 Call: Frantic Mother Finds Her Son Dead | Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Georgia Patch network to talk about tonight. A frantic mother finds her son dead and another body during a 2015 911 call Gwinnett police have released in hopes of uncovering new tips.