Georgia deputy shoots and kills man breaking into his home

A Fulton County deputy shot and killed a man who was allegedly breaking into the deputy’s home as the deputy was getting off work Sunday morning. Below is the report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The GBI is investigating an officer

Two arrested for stealing Clayton County School Police van

The Clayton County Police Department arrested two men in connection with the theft of a van used by the Clayton County School Police. The stolen white van belonging to the Clayton County School Police was observed by police officers Friday in the

15-year-old Georgia boy killed in drive-by shooting

MACON — A 15-year-old boy is dead after an apparent drive-by shooting in Wren Ave. in Macon. Police say the shooting ocurred just after 7 p.m. Wednesday. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, two 15-year-old boys were outside of a residence

Arrest made in hostage situation, police standoff in Gwinnett

NORCROSS — A hostage situation ended with the arrest of the suspect in Gwinnett County shortly after midnight. Below is the report from the Gwinnett County Police Department. Gwinnett County Police officers responded to a trouble unknown call at 10103 Dunleaf Arc

Arrest made in hit and run that killed 7-year-old Georgia girl

ACWORTH — The suspect in a hit and run crash that killed a 7-year-old autistic girl in Acworth has been arrested. According to the Cobb County Police Department, 47-year-old David Ngugi of Acworth was arrested and charged with Hit and Run (felony)

15-year-old Georgia boy shot and killed at party

CLAXTON — A 15-year-old boy is dead after a shooting at a party in Claxton Saturday night. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation,  at about 10:30 p.m., the Evans County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to assist with the incident that occurred

7-year-old Georgia girl killed by hit and run driver

ACWORTH — Police in Cobb County are asking for your help finding a hit and run driver who struck and killed a 7-year-old girl Sunday night. Cobb Police investigators are investigating the fatal pedestrian hit and run involving a 7-year-old child in

17-year-old Georgia girl shot during police chase

LYONS — A 17-year-old girl was injured overnight during a shootout with police after a chase in Toombs County. The GBI is investigating the shooting. From the GBI’s Report: Charles James, age 32, of Vidalia was taken into custody. Taliyah Williams, age

Here are the new laws Georgia lawmakers could consider this year

Election-year politics will play a major role in the 2022 General Assembly session starting Monday, with Republicans running in primaries this spring looking to score points with the GOP base. The rush to the right to court conservative GOP primary voters will

Inmate dies in Floyd County Jail

A 55-year-old Floyd County Jail inmate has died, according to the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office. Jail staff discovered David Lee Daniel unresponsive in his cell Friday just after 11 p.m. Jail staff initiated lifesaving efforts and the inmate was transported to a

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers sentenced to life in prison

The father and son convicted of murdering Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery nearly two years ago near Brunswick were sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. In a case that received national attention and led to an overhaul of

Ex-Georgia official pleads guilty in sexual harassment case

Former Pauling County District Attorney Dick Donovan has pleaded guilty to one count of unprofessional conduct and been sentenced to 12 months on probation, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Thursday. Gov. Brian Kemp suspended Donovan last February after he was indicted

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