Police say car owner Josiah Gilbert arrested after shooting and killing suspected car thief

ATLANTA - Authorities say a car owner who shot a man trying to steal his vehicle has been arrested.Josiah Gilbert is facing felony Aggravated Assault ... Full story


Former DeKalb County commissioner Stanley Watson indicted on theft charge

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A former DeKalb County commissioner indicted by the DeKalb County District Attorney on one count of Theft by Conversion turned himself ... Full story

Violin teacher Leon Messerlian accused of child molestation re-indicted

GAINSVILLE, Ga. - Authorities say a Hall County violin teacher accused of child molestation involving one of his students has been re-indicted by the grand ... Full story

Drug trafficking suspects Michael Parker and Bridgette Banks wanted for meth and heroin distribution

UNION COUNTY, GA  -  Authorities are asking the public's help locating two suspects wanted for drug trafficking. The Union County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division are searching ... Full story

Police identify William Randall and Tony Samples in fatal Canton triple shooting

CANTON, Ga. - Police have identified two men killed in a triple shooting outside a home in Canton late Sunday night. According to Canton police, ... Full story

GSU Police Chief Joseph Spillane arrested for DUI

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia State University Police Chief was arrested for DUI, according to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office. Chief Joseph P. Spillane was ... Full story

Missing NC teen Hailey Burns found in Georgia, Michael Wysolovski arrested

DULUTH, GA - A teenage girl who left her home in Charlotte, North Carolina more than a year ago has been found alive in Duluth, ... Full story

Tech CEO Albert Demagnus stabbed to death, suspects arrested

Two people are in custody after a Fayette County man was brutally stabbed to death during a home invasion early Friday morning.According to Fayette County ... Full story

Police arrest 3 for possession of child pornography in Polk County

POLK COUNTY, GA  - Police say three people have been arrested for possession of child pornography following a week long investigation by the Polk County ... Full story

Police: Driver Marcus Allen Pitts arrested for shooting suspect fleeing police

A man has been arrested after he shot a suspect fleeing from police, authorities said.Police say Marcus Allen Pitts, 46, of Covington was arrested and ... Full story

Georgia Tech student Ruth Bakatukanda killed in hit-and-run crash in Atlanta

SAVANNAH, GA - Authorities say a Georgia Tech student was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident on I-85 in South Fulton County Saturday. Ruth Bakatukanda, ... Full story

McDonough teen Robert Huynh charged in deadly hit-and-run

MCDONOUGH, Ga. - Police have charged a man for a deadly hit-and-run crash that killed a Henry County teen this week. Robert Huynh, 19, was ... Full story

Stockbridge woman Keanna Keys indicted for death of 2-month-old baby

MCDONOUGH, Ga. - A Henry County grand jury indicted a Stockbridge woman on Thursday in connection with the smothering death of a 2-month-old girl.Keanna Keys, ... Full story

Teen Jamauri Jones arrested in Roxbury Drive shooting case

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - The Clayton County Police Department say they have arrested a College Park man who shot and killed a man on Roxbury ... Full story

Dahlonega man Joshua Kistler, son dead after drowning in Lumpkin County creek

LUMPKIN COUNTY, GA - Police say a father and his 6-year-old son are dead after they both drowned while swimming at a popular North Georgia ... Full story

Petite blonde woman robs Northeast Georgia Bank in Banks County

BANKS COUNTY, Ga. - Police are searching for a woman accused of robbing a bank on Highway 441 on Monday morning.According to The Banks County ... Full story

Police charge Deri Bonaventura-Flores and Hali Karlan in death of missing 16-year-old

The Alpharetta Police Department say they have charged two people in the murder of a missing Alpharetta teenager.Deri Bonaventura-Flores, 19, and Hali Karlan, 20, have ... Full story

Former GOP leader Joseph Dendy admits committing child sex abuse, gets life in prison

MARIETTA, GA -- The former Cobb County GOP leader has received a life sentence after pleading guilty to molesting two young relatives between 2004 and ... Full story

Police: Maryland mom Maranda Harvey left child with couple at Atlanta airport

UPDATE -  Authorities say they have located Maranda Hakimi Harvey in Athens. She was found by the Athens-Clarke County Police just before 10 a.m. Saturday ... Full story

UNG student Rebekah Lim arrested for falsely reporting rape

LUMPKIN COUNTY, GA – A University of North Georgia student is behind bars after falsely reporting to police that she had been on a popular ... Full story

Manhunt: ‘Armed and dangerous’ inmates Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe accused of killing 2 officers

UPDATE - Authorities said the two escaped Baldwin County Prison inmates who shot and killed two corrections officers during their escape on Tuesday morning ... Full story

Veteran skydiver Joseph “Joe” Bennett dies following “hard landing”

ATLANTA – A veteran skydiving instructor from Skydive Monroe was killed Saturday. Skydive Monroe’s owner Bill Scott said that Joseph “Joe” Bennett, 49, died from injuries ... Full story

17-year-old Sarah Harmening killed, 39 others injured after bus crash in Fulton County

SOUTH FULTON, Ga. – Authorities say a teen is dead and 39 others were injured Thursday after an accident involving a bus and two other ... Full story

Police charge Jamel Hughes and Jennifer Foutz after argument leads to shooting at gas station

ACWORTH, GA –  Authorities say an argument at an Acworth gas station left one person hospitalized after being shot Wednesday night. According to police, the shooting ... Full story

Atlanta man Derrick Dukes killed in Buckhead Kroger parking lot

ATLANTA - Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a Buckhead Kroger parking lot that left one man dead and at least two suspects on ... Full story

20-year-old man Stone Ziemba arrested after meeting up with 13-year-old girl

NEWNAN, Ga. - Police say a man has been arrested after he drove across state lines to meet up with a 13-year-old girl. Stone Alexander Ziemba, ... Full story

Cobb County worker Ivan Stephens accused of cashing county checks, keeping the money

A Cobb County government employee has been arrested and accused of cashing checks made out to the county and keeping the cash, according to an ... Full story

Shooting at Avana Apartments in Brookhaven leaves one dead

ATLANTA - Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in Brookhaven Thursday evening. Authorities say the incident occurred at Avana Apartments, and one victim later ... Full story

15 arrested in Marietta online child sex sting

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Marietta police said an online child predator investigation has lead to 15 arrest. Investigators say the 8-month undercover cyber investigation targeted people who ... Full story

Covington man Jimquez Swiney arrested after shooting wife in grocery store

COVINGTON, GA - Covington Police have arrested a man accused of shooting his wife in a domestic-related incident inside a Covington grocery store, according to ... Full story