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Body Found In Landfill | Home Invasion | Toddler Dies In Ritual

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 - 2018-08-18 17:24:39

Missing Teen Sought By Douglas County Sheriff's Office

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 17-year-old girl, last seen on July 24.


Registration open for Google's 5th Georgia Gravity Games

Registration is now open for the 2018 Georgia Gravity Games, a gravity-only car race competition sponsored by Google, Georgia Tech and the City of Douglasville. The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in downtown Douglasville.Registration is open to all, and the event is open to the public

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-08-18 05:07:00

Woman accused of drunkenly banging on door, having drugs

A Rockmart woman was arrested late Friday night after allegedly banging on the door of another person’s property while under the influence of alcohol and in possession of pills.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Deborah Frazier, 53, of 2964 U.S. 27, was arrested just before 11:30 p.m. She is cha

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-08-18 18:58:00

Filming still strong in Douglas even as state falls from top spot

Michelle Crist/SpecialWord spread like wildfire June 21 that legendary film icon and director Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper would be filming at the old Douglas County Jail that afternoon. As it turns out, the production company was also filming at the City Municipal Building earlier that day. Ac

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-08-18 05:20:00

Woman's dog attacked by two coyotes during walk, community on edge

Trish Gallup is thankful two of dogs, Boomer and Tracker, are uninjured. Her third dog, Radar, who she called the leader of the pack, was bitten three times by coyotes as they took their normal walk.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-17 20:13:22

5 indicted on arson charges after posting video on social media, prose | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. -Five metro Atlanta men who prosecutors say got drunk, set a fire at a vacant home and posted a video of their exploitshave been indictedon arson charges.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-17 15:45:00

Use of force during arrest in question in Villa Rica

Many have criticized the officers, who are shown kicking and striking 27-year-old suspect Tyler Reynolds. But many others support the officers, including the police chief.


Fireball streaks across Georgia sky; captured in amazing videos

If you happened to be outside overnight, you might have spotted something fiery in the sky!Dozens of people reported seeing a fireball gleaming in the sky.Lawrenceville resident Dan Kent said his Ring doorbell camera captured it on video around 1:18 a.m. In the video, you can see something circular

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-17 18:04:39

Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough commits to Tennessee, wants to take Vols 'back to the top'

The four-star senior safety from Hillgrove High School in Powder Springs, Ga., announced Friday morning that he has committed to Tennessee, choosing the Vols over South Carolina, along with fellow finalists Auburn and Alabama, during a pep rally at his school.

247SPORTS - 2018-08-17 14:13:30

Bodycam Video Disputes 'Violent Arrest' Rumors Police Say: WATCH

"Everywhere the man was struck, it was how they were trained to do so," he said. "He was not hit in the head or the neck. They did not use their fists. They used their forearms and elbows and knees, just like they are trained to do.


Al-Husseini: A crash course in dazzling flying machines

“Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society” — Bill GatesThe unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), generally referred to as the drone, is becoming a common sight in recreational and business settings. The multi-billion-dollar global drone market is

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-08-18 05:10:00

Family dog dies protecting home during break-in after being hit in head with brick

NEWNAN, Ga. – A family is mourning the loss of their dog after their home was broken into earlier this month.On Aug. 8, Coweta County sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on Crawford Circle for a burglary where a family’s dog passed away due to trauma. Police said the would-be thief bashed Toby


Report: Convicted felon had firearm, meth

An Aragon man was arrested at the Rome Probation Office on Thursday afternoon following the discovery of a firearm in the car he was in and methamphetamine in his pocket.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Roy Lee Sutton, 27, of 54 Aragon Taylorsville Road, Aragon, was arrested just before 2 p.m.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 21:30:00

Bailey shines, but Marietta falls to Rome

ROME – Two quality high school quarterbacks dueled it out Thursday in the Corky Kell Classic as Marietta’s Harrison Bailey and Rome’s Knox Kadum threw early and often.Bailey had the better statistics, but Kadum got the only one that really counted, a 51-41 victory in the season opener at Rome’s Barr

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 05:25:00

Mother asks help after daughter, 4, killed in Paulding rear-end collision

Alora Rose Sell, 4, died after the van in which she was riding was struck from behind Tuesday in the Union community of southwest Paulding County.Special - GoFundMe


Prison For Uber Driver Who Killed Crossing Guard

Lamont Roosevelt Whitaker, 38, of Lithonia, was sentenced to 15 years, with five to serve in prison. He will not be allowed a driver's license during the whole of his sentence.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 15:53:15

Video: Four-star safety Jaylen McCollough commits to Tennessee Vols

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. —Four-star senior safetyJaylen McColloughof Hillgrove High School in suburban Georgia announced Friday morning that he has committed to Tennessee, revealing his decision during a pep rally before his team's season opener.

247SPORTS - 2018-08-17 19:45:36

Convicted murderer who kidnapped, assaulted woman could soon be free

On April 10, 1993, the Smyrna woman was waiting for a bus when Wise and his half-brother, Lonnie Brown kidnapped, beat, sexually assaulted and choked her to death with a dog chain. In the early morning hours of April 11, 1993, the pair then dumped her lifeless body in a rural area in South Cobb Coun

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-17 02:13:35

Crews battling two-alarm fire in Downtown Atlanta building

ATLANTA- Atlanta Fire and rescue crews are on the scene of a fire in the old Southern Railway Building in downtown Atlanta.The two-alarm fire broke out on the fourth floor of the building.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-16 20:22:00