Body found at Canton shopping complex identified as Sergio Oliverio Padron

Body found at Canton shopping complex identified as Sergio Oliverio Padron

Police have identified the body of a man found at Canton Market Place shopping complex Sunday. He was identified as Sergio Oliverio Padron, 19. No foul

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Crossing guard Michelle Hale struck at elementary school in Canton

Crossing guard Michelle Hale struck at elementary school in Canton

A crossing guard was struck by a minivan early Wednesday morning in front of Hickory Flat Elementary School in Canton. Michelle Hale, 42, of Canton, was

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Pedestrian Brandon Paul Mitcheltree killed on Cherokee County road

Pedestrian Brandon Paul Mitcheltree killed on Cherokee County road

A pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday morning on a busy Cherokee County thoroughfare. Brandon Paul Mitcheltree, 19, of Canton, was struck shortly before 7 a.m.

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Meth bust nets 5 pounds of ‘ice’

Meth bust nets 5 pounds of ‘ice’

A Sandy Springs man was arrested in north Georgia and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine after authorities said they caught him with about five pounds

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One dead in fiery south Fulton truck crash

One dead in fiery south Fulton truck crash

One person died early Friday when a truck ran off the road and burned in south Fulton County, police said. Fulton County police spokeswoman Melissa Parker

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Police ID I-85 wrong-way driver

Police ID I-85 wrong-way driver

A Florida man was driving the wrong-way pickup truck that fatally collided with another pickup on I-85 in south Fulton County, police said Friday. William Brock

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Man sentenced for skimming credit cards

Man sentenced for skimming credit cards

A former employee of an Alpharetta BP station was sentenced to five years in federal prison for installing a "skimming" device that captured the financial

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Police: Pair stole copper from street lights in Sandy Springs

Police: Pair stole copper from street lights in Sandy Springs

The lights went out on some streets in Sandy Springs as two men allegedly stole miles of copper wiring from about 50 light poles in

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Lake Lanier boating crackdown pays off

Lake Lanier boating crackdown pays off

In June, law enforcement searched Lake Lanier for the body of a boy killed when an alleged drunk boater slammed a speeding craft into his

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Three wounded in home invasion, shootout in East Point

Two home invasion suspects and their intended victim were all three wounded in an overnight gun battle at an East Point apartment complex. Channel 2 Action

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Cumming man Paul Bennett charged in Lake Lanier deaths leaves jail

Cumming man Paul Bennett charged in Lake Lanier deaths leaves jail

The Cumming man accused of killing two boys while boating drunk in June on Lake Lanier was released Monday from jail. Paul J. Bennett was indicted

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Child biter Gordon Kent Nelson sentenced to four years probation

Child biter Gordon Kent Nelson sentenced to four years probation

Gordon Kent Nelson, arrested two years ago for biting two Cumming children, was sentenced to four years' supervised probation Tuesday in Forsyth County State Court.

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Statewide DUI crackdown begins this weekend

Just in time for this weekend's revelry, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety on Friday announced the start of an end-of-summer "Drive Sober or Get

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Cumming delivers water ultimatum to Forsyth

Cumming says it will pull the plug on Forsyth County's raw water supply if the two sides don't agree on a new water contract by

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Alleged synthetic pot distributor Peyton Palaio sued in teen’s death

Alleged synthetic pot distributor Peyton Palaio sued in teen’s death

The parents of a Fayette County teen who died after smoking synthetic marijuana have filed a wrongful death suit against a Cobb County man alleged

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Riverdale woman Maria Garcia killed in Fayette County wreck

A woman died Wednesday after losing control of her SUV and running off the roadway, the Fayette County Sheriffs Office said Thursday. Maria Garcia, 45, of

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Fayette County parents learn about proposed school cuts

Several hundred Fayette County residents turned out for a school district informational session Thursday night to hear a proposal to close some schools to save

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Fayette father aims to bankrupt alleged synthetic pot dealer

Fayette father aims to bankrupt alleged synthetic pot dealer

Though he’s been arrested on charges of marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin possession, it’s Peyton Palaio’s alleged involvement with a quasi-legal drug that now has the

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“Jobs Bus” hitting DeKalb streets in September

“Jobs Bus” hitting DeKalb streets in September

DeKalb County’s “jobs bus” – an RV outfitted with computers, private interview area and office gear for job seekers – will be parked in several

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Split illustrates management disputes charter schools can face

Classes carried on as usual last week at Wesley International Academy charter school in Grant Park, as if, behind the scenes, there had been no

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Cobb County man Justin Todd Keene killed in Cobb County wreck

A Cobb County man died Friday afternoon when he ran off the road and hit a tree near Powder Springs, according to police. Justin Todd Keene,

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4-hour standoff in Clayton ends

A four-hour standoff at a Clayton County apartment complex ended early Saturday with the arrest of an armed man who police said held seven people

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Special grand jury’s work in Clayton spurs speculation, suspicion

Some in Clayton County see the work of a special purpose grand jury as a witch hunt motivated by politics. Others cheer it as the

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Man faces charges of exposing two women to HIV

Man faces charges of exposing two women to HIV

Two metro Atlanta women have accused a Clayton County man of exposing them to HIV, details of which have gone global on the Internet and

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Knife-wielding man shot by Clayton County officers

A knife-wielding man was shot by Clayton County police officers Monday afternoon after he allegedly threatened the officers. The incident happened just before 5 p.m. in

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1 killed, 4 injured in Cherokee crash

A 29-year-old man was killed and four people were injured in a head-on crash late Tuesday in Cherokee County, investigators said Wednesday. The wreck happened shortly

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Gwinnett County officer fired after kicking handcuffed man in head

Gwinnett County officer fired after kicking handcuffed man in head

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Gwinnett County police officer has been fired after video showed him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head during a

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Magic Johnson launches high school drop-out recovery program

NBA great Earvin Magic Johnson launches the opening Friday of a new transition center for high school drop-outs hoping to earn a diploma. The opening celebration

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Andrea Sneiderman indicted in husbands murder

Andrea Sneiderman indicted in husbands murder

Four months after her former boss was found guilty in the death of her husband, Andrea Sneiderman was indicted Thursday in the murder. Though Sneiderman is

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Cobb jury issues guilty verdict in 1995 killing

Cobb jury issues guilty verdict in 1995 killing

Relatives of slain Delta flight attendant Karmen Smith embraced and wept Friday after a Cobb County jury convicted Waseem Daker of stabbing and then strangling

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