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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

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 19:48:00

13-year-old arrested for 'disgusting' terroristic voicemails against Cobb NAACP

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Marietta Police Department says they believe they've identified the person responsible for leaving terroristic voice messages for the Cobb County NAACP. On Feb. 28, 2018 the Cobb County Police Department and the Marietta Police Department were contacted by the local chapter of th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 22:38:00

Toddler found dead in Cartersville; police investigating

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Cartersville are investigating after learning of a small child's death early Monday morning. Officers arrived at the 300 block of Old Mill Road around 6:50 a.m. after a call of a cardiac arrest. There they found an unresponsive 2-year-old girl. The child was later conf

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 16:29:00

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


New Principals Appointed At Cherokee County Schools

CANTON, GA - A slate of new principals have been appointed to lead schools across the Cherokee County School District. The Cherokee County School Board approved these new appointments at its Thursday, March 15 meeting. Two high schools will see new principals this year, as River Ridge's Darrell Her

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:32:14

Child Death Case: Cops Found Man, Woman 'Screaming For Help'

CARTERSVILLE, GA - 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 two-year-old girl was found unresponsive around 7 a.m. Monday in a unit at

PATCH - 2018-03-20 17:45:23

Canton buying former high school for new city hall

Posted: 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Canton is paying $2.5 million for the historic Canton High School building downtown and will move its city hall there, officials announced. "This purchase not only helps preserve the historic character of our city, but also provides essential space for our

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-20 20:58:59

Woman allegedly kidnapped by ex-boyfriend has been found

CANTON, Ga. - Police have confirmed that both a woman and her ex-boyfriend who allegedly kidnapped her have been found. Police say that the suspect and the victim were found in separate locations. Calvin Elliot, the ex-boyfriend, is in custody and Brittany Young, the victim, is being interviewed at

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 11:08:00

Child Found Dead Inside Cartersville Apartment

CARTERSVILLE, GA - Cartersville police detectives are investigating the death of a child at an apartment complex. Officers were dispatched to a call of a child in cardiac arrest around 6:50 a.m. Monday at Hannah Apartments, which are located at 390 Old Mill Road. Cartersville police arrived with med

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:42:24

Cartersville Police Investigating Death of 2-year-old Girl

At 6:50 Monday morning officers with the Cartersville Police Department responded to a possible juvenile in cardiac arrest at 390 Old Mill Road. Upon arrival, along with medical personnel, officers observed a nonresponsive female juvenile approximately two years of age inside the residence. At that

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 16:03:42

2 Charged After False Report Of Kidnapping In Canton

CANTON, GA - Canton police detectives have charged a man and woman after an initial report of a kidnapping turned out to be false. Officers were initially dispatched to a call of a burglary in progress around 11 p.m. Sunday, March 18 at an apartment unit on Tiffany Lane. The woman who called 9-1-1 d

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:03:06

'Little Women' Benefit Concert Starts March 23 In Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, GA - For one weekend only, Elm Street Cultural Arts Village will host professional singers and musicians who will perform a classic production chronicling the lives of four sisters during the American Civil War. Showtimes for "Little Women the Musical: A Benefit Concert" are set for 7:30

PATCH - 2018-03-19 20:35:57

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


Atlanta motorcyclist killed in Florida crash

An Atlanta motorcyclist died after a driver crashed into his motorcycle and three others stopped along a Florida highway, authorities said. John Hawkins, 53, of Atlanta, died on the scene near mile marker No. 57. The crash happened when 23-year-old Sean Marlin veered his pickup truck off the Florida


Man shot at Underground Atlanta in front of two children

ATLANTA - A man was shot on Sunday at Underground Atlanta in front of two children. The victim, who police have identified only as a 30-year-old man, was shot in the abdomen. Police said they have suspects in custody. Two children were present when the shooting happened, but police have not said if


Funeral set for airport worker whose body was found in the Yellow River

It's been two weeks since a missing airport worker turned up dead in the Yellow River. A boater found Shanequa Sullivan, 23, tangled in some branches by the shore. On Sunday, the family will lay her to rest. Sullivan's grandmother saw her six weeks ago, but the funeral will not bring her closure bec


City Reveals Site Of Proposed Sandy Springs Fire Station

SANDY SPRINGS, GA - The city of Sandy Springs is considering whether to acquire property currently occupied by a house as the site of a new fire station it wants to build in the Panhandle area. Details of this plan will be discussed by Fire Chief Keith Sanders in a public input session at 6:30 p.m.

PATCH - 2018-03-19 18:05:18

Drive-by shooters terrorize Atlanta street

ATLANTA - A series of random drive-by shootings have Atlanta police searching for a suspect. Authorities are looking for the person who they say shot at least three innocent people in just the last month. One of the victims, 61-year-old Sylvester Dixon, was shot in the head. He thankfully survived a


Cartersville Rite-Aid Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

CARTERSVILLE, GA - Two men have been arrested in connection with the February armed robbery of a Rite Aid pharmacy in Cartersville. The two suspects, identified as Indiana residents Rakim Coleman and David Yeakey, were arrested with the help of the FBI, the Cartersville Police Department said Friday


Atlanta federal inmate who made Facebook video hit with new charge

Scheduled to be released from prison May 16, an Atlanta federal inmate faces a new charge after he posted a video to his Facebook page from inside the prison. Joe Fletcher, who appeared to admit his involvement in a deadly 2010 shooting in Ohio in the 49-minute video, was indicted on a charge of ill