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One Injured in Crash North of Effingham

A northern Illinois man was injured in a crash Wednesday evening north of Effingham. 82-year-old Stephen Gurney, Jr. of Crete was southbound on I-57, about four miles north of town when the crash happened just after 5:30pm. State police say Gurney came upon another vehicle and had difficulty brakin

THEXRADIO.COM - 2018-01-18 17:34:00

MVPD investigates shots fired call

MT. VERNON - Mt. Vernon Police Department responded early Friday to a report of shots fired at the intersection of Peach Street and South 34th Street. The initial call came in at 12:28 a.m. Witnesses reportedly heard several shots and saw a muzzle flash, and two vehicles were seen leaving the area,

REGISTER-NEWS - 2018-01-19 20:38:00

Grand Funk Railroad to make Effingham stop

In the early days of rock music, the chance an aspiring artist would get his or her music played on a radio station without the backing of a major record label were slim to none and to be signed to major label, you had to be the best. Three young men from Flint, Michigan, did just that. Don Brewer,

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 04:06:00

Shutdown would close some Lake Shelbyville rec areas

SHELBYVILLE -- A possible federal government shutdown would close U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-managed recreation areas at Lake Shelbyville and the visitors center that overlooks the lake. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Soil and W


Settlement Concluded Between OSHA and Altamont Ambulance

A settlement has been finalized between the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Altamont Ambulance Service. OSHA opened investigations in January 2016, after receiving a complaint alleging violations of OSHA's bloodborne pathogens exposure and various other health and safety standar

THEXRADIO.COM - 2018-01-19 23:01:00

Jury acquits man of aggravated battery charge

CHARLESTON -- A jury trial of a man accused of hitting a woman and breaking her nose ended with a not-guilty verdict. Trevor McCormick, 27, for whom court records list addresses on Woodlawn Avenue, Mattoon, and on County Road 450N, was charged with aggravated battery, a felony offense, in connection


Porter, Girard Plead Guilty to Aggravated Battery to Their Child

The Cowden couple charged with aggravated battery to a child for injuries received by their infant daughter have pleaded guilty and each has received prison time. 20-year-old Devan Porter was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison, while 21-year-old Kayla Girard received a five-year sentence. Illi

THEXRADIO.COM - 2018-01-19 18:51:00

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Marietta man killed in Paulding crash after hitting ice

A 22-year-old man from Cobb County was killed in a two-car crash Wednesday night in Paulding County, officials said. Antonio Brown of Marietta was driving a Ford F-250 pickup truck south on Bobo Road when he struck a patch of ice while negotiating a curve, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Th


Schools close as many counties continue to see icy roads

ATLANTA - The remaining snow and ice is still causing issues for some areas in Georgia as temperatures dropped below freezing Thursday night. [DOWNLOAD: WSB-TV's weather app for winter weather alerts] Several schools across the metro will be closed on Friday due to the lingering weather. School Clos

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-19 08:28:00

Suspected gang members tied to several Marietta crimes

MARIETTA, Ga. - Marietta Police asked for the community's help after the arrest of three men. Police said two are known gang members and have connected all three to crimes in the area. This all started when two of the men got into a fight with each other, according to police. People who live and wor

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-01-20 01:33:00

Wedding was called off, so groom's mom went to sell ring and someone stole it

A Cobb County woman has become the latest victim of a crime that began by arranging to buy or sell something online. Lured by a man on the 5miles app, the woman wanted to sell her son's wedding ring after the event was called off, Channel 2 Action News reported. So she agreed to meet the man in fron


WellStar lays off 49 employees

Marietta, Ga.-based WellStar Health System laid off 49 employees, or less than 1 percent of its 20,000-plus workforce, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The layoffs include communications division positions and 16 part-time or as-needed roles, according to the report. They did not affect


Police: Drug deal gone bad leads to three arrests

Two men were arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated assault with attempt to murder and armed robbery, after Marietta Police investigated several calls about gunfire the night of Jan. 10. Officers and detectives responded to an area near Bells Ferry Road and Williams Drive following multi

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 19:27:00

Police: Gangster Disciplines members arrested after 'chaotic' situation near Circle K

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Police say two members of the Gangster Disciples street gang were arrested after a violent scene outside of a convenience store in Marietta. The "chaotic" situation unfolded around 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 10 near the parking lot of a Circle K near Bells Ferry Road and Williams Road, accor

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-18 20:22:00

Shootout in neighborhood sends families diving for cover

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Acworth police say a shootout in a quiet neighborhood had some families diving for cover. The shooting happened Tuesday in the 100 block of Clubhouse Drive in Acworth. "Just one round after another. Bang, bang, bang," a homeowner told Channel 2 Cobb County Bureau Chief Chris Jose.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-19 23:47:11

Fort Worth man fatally stabs 73-year-old grandfather

FORT WORTH, Texas - Fort Worth police say a man killed his grandfather by stabbing him early Friday morning. The man reportedly had some type of episode and attacked both his grandfather and mother in their home on Roddy Drive in south Fort Worth. The man's grandfather, identified as 73-year-old Anh

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 16:16:00

Grandfather stabbed to death by grandson at Fort Worth home, police say

A male fatally stabbed his grandfather and assaulted his mother Thursday evening in Fort Worth, police said. Officers were dispatched about 7:15 p.m.to a cutting call in the 3400 block of Roddy Drive, near McCart Avenue. The grandfather was pronounced dead on scene, police said. The mother and gra

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-19 03:36:00

North Tarrant Express Construction to Close Sections of North Tarrant County Highways This Weekend

Construction of the $1.4 billion North Texas Express will force several road closures along Loop 820 in Fort Worth this weekend. On Friday, Jan. 19 from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 the following closures will be in place: The direct connector from eastbound I-820 to northbound and southbou

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-01-19 21:06:57

Mother Who Fought Off Suspected Serial Groper Shares Her Story

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Surveillance video shows a North Texas mom fighting back after a man attacks her in front of her daughter. The video released by Grand Prairie police on Thursday shows a woman wearing red wailing on her attacker in the parking lot of a grocery store. The woman, a Grand Prairi

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 23:28:00