Malnourished Georgia teen says parents kept him locked away

Malnourished Georgia teen says parents kept him locked away

A malnourished teenager, found wandering and confused in a California bus depot, told authorities he spent the last four years locked in a room at

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Police: ‘We have every reason to believe’ teen held in captivity

Police: ‘We have every reason to believe’ teen held in captivity

Local, state and federal investigators spent three hours Friday night inside the Paulding County home where a teenager says he was held captive for several

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Isolation marked family of teen who claims captivity

Isolation marked family of teen who claims captivity

The news that Mitch Comer told police he was held captive for years in his parents Paulding County home confirmed relatives nagging fears. Disquieting signs were

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Paulding abuse case | Comers investigated in 2009

Paulding abuse case | Comers investigated in 2009

More than three years before their arrests for allegedly locking their son in a room with little food, Paul and Sheila Comer were investigated for

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Parents in Paulding malnourished teen case make court appearance

Parents in Paulding malnourished teen case make court appearance

The Paulding County couple accused of holding their teenage son in captivity for several years and denying him food appeared in court Tuesday morning, where

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Henry County rabies scare: Last kitten in parking lot giveaway turned in

The last of four kittens given away outside a Wal-Mart in McDonough and spurred a rabies scare has been turned in and will be tested

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Paulding abuse case | Comer teen gains 10 pounds in a week

Paulding abuse case | Comer teen gains 10 pounds in a week

While his parents remain in Paulding County jail on child cruelty charges, Mitch Comer added 10 pounds to his frail frame in a week, investigators

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Police: Man robbed Douglasville Wendy’s where he worked

Police: Man robbed Douglasville Wendy’s where he worked

An employee of a fast-food restaurant in Douglasville showed up a few minutes early for his shift Monday, but it wasn’t because of a positive

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Police: Canton man stabbed son, 25

A Canton man was arrested Sunday for allegedly stabbing his adult son at the familys home in Cherokee County. The stabbing happened Sunday afternoon at a

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Wife of Cobb prisoner in trespasser shooting case hopes he will be freed

Wife of Cobb prisoner in trespasser shooting case hopes he will be freed

Anita McNeil said late Sunday that she is hoping her husband’s imprisonment is nearly over, and she said she wants to avoid bitterness for what

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Justice doubles down on convicted Clayton cop killer

Justice doubles down on convicted Clayton cop killer

The teen convicted of killing a Clayton County Sheriffs deputy had a second life sentence plus 25 years added to his prison time Thursday. In addition

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Clayton accreditation fear stirs board, parents

Clayton accreditation fear stirs board, parents

Clayton County school board members tried Monday night to allay fears that the schools’ accreditation is in jeopardy, but some in the larger-than-usual crowd doubted

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Clayton County Woman Jemeka Riley charged with stabbing death of child’s father in

Clayton County Woman Jemeka Riley charged with stabbing death of child’s father in

One person was dead and another jailed following a stabbing Sunday night in Clayton County. The incident occurred about 6:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of

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Trial begins for alleged ‘Georgia Powers’ scammer

A woman on trial for allegedly participating in the so-called Georgia Powers identity theft scam has a history of swindling senior citizens, prosecutors told a

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Big traffic jam expected as Braves play at height of afternoon rush hour

Big traffic jam expected as Braves play at height of afternoon rush hour

Braves baseball may create some traffic headaches Friday afternoon, but delightful weekend weather will make everything all better. Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Karen Minton said

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Judge asked to toss suit against Sneiderman widow

Judge asked to toss suit against Sneiderman widow

The Dunwoody widow of a slain businessman asked a Fulton County judge on Friday to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed against her by her

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2nd Southside superintendent exiting

2nd Southside superintendent exiting

For the second time in less than a month, a southside school system is losing its superintendent. Jeff Bearden will leave the Fayette County School district

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Fayetteville woman Carrie Dunn killed in weekend wreck

Fayette County authorities on Monday identified the motorist killed in a single-vehicle wreck Saturday night on Ga. 92. The wreck happened shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday

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Peachtree City man Christopher Jackson Carter held on Pennsylvania sex assault charges

Peachtree City man Christopher Jackson Carter held on Pennsylvania sex assault charges

A Peachtree City man wanted on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania was arrested Wednesday. Peachtree City police said they located and arrested Christopher Jackson Carter, 57,

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Cumming, Forsyth head for mediation over water contract

Tension over a new water contract between Cumming and Forsyth County eased this week when the city voted to delay a major rate increase one

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Arrest made in Forsyth stolen eagle sculpture case

Arrest made in Forsyth stolen eagle sculpture case

A 29-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday in connection with the disappearance of an eagle sculpture from a Forsyth County park last month. Pedro Castro

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Widening Gwinnett probe sends ex-official to prison

A federal judge Wednesday sentenced disgraced former Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter to prison as prosecutors made it clear their ongoing corruption investigation is widening. Lasseter

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Developer Mark Gary charged with bribery in Gwinnett corruption probe

Developer Mark Gary charged with bribery in Gwinnett corruption probe

Federal authorities on Wednesday charged developer Mark Gary of giving a $30,000 bribe to influence then-Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter’s vote in 2009 in favor

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Gwinnett County woman Kim Nguyen killed in Lawrenceville wreck

A 50-year-old Gwinnett County woman died Friday morning when the vehicle she was in riding in was struck by a Freightliner, police said. Kim Nguyen, of

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Developer pleads guilty in Gwinnett corruption probe

Developer pleads guilty in Gwinnett corruption probe

Gwinnett County developer Mark Gary on Monday became the fourth person to plead guilty in an ongoing federal corruption probe, admitting he paid former County

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Prison time for 2 more in Gwinnett scandal

Two more figures in the Gwinnett County corruption probe were sentenced to prison Tuesday, and an attorney for one said the continuing investigation involves significant

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Key figure in Gwinnett bribery faces abuse charges

A former Gwinnett County zoning board member already bound for federal prison for his role in a bribery scheme appeared before a judge Saturday to

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Alpharetta responds to Islamic centers appeal

Alpharetta responds to Islamic centers appeal

Alpharetta has responded to an appeal by the Islamic Center of North Fulton that seeks to overturn a District Court ruling that upheld the city's

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‘Jack Boys’ trial: Day 2

‘Jack Boys’ trial: Day 2

Witnesses recount deadly crescendo of alleged robbing crew’s 2010 crime spree

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With Capitol fight looming, Fulton rejects lobbyist contracts

Fulton County faces a tough battle at the state Capitol that could see its powers gutted, but three months before the Legislature convenes, the county

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