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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Kennesaw Woman Shoots, Kills Husband and Herself in Cobb

Kennesaw Woman Shoots, Kills Husband and Herself in Cobb

The apparent murder-suicide took place around 5:30 p.m. on Friday in the 3600 block of Dallas Highway near Due West Road.
FedEx Shooting Puts New Gun-Control Measures To The Test?

FedEx Shooting Puts New Gun-Control Measures To The Test?

Patch readers are debating Georgia's new gun law, signed last week by Gov. Nathan Deal, and its possible effect in the light of Tuesday's shooting at a Cobb County FedEx facility.
FedEx Shooter’s Life Offers Scant Clues for Reason to Attack

FedEx Shooter’s Life Offers Scant Clues for Reason to Attack

"We make no excuses for his actions and are shocked and devastated by them." - Scott Kramer, father of Geddy Kramer
Running in Real Time: Tweets on Cobb FedEx Shooting

Running in Real Time: Tweets on Cobb FedEx Shooting

Twitter is abuzz on Tuesday about Tuesday's shooting in Kennesaw.
UPDATE: Gunman Identified; 1 Victim Remains in Critical Condition In FedEx Shooting In Cobb

UPDATE: Gunman Identified; 1 Victim Remains in Critical Condition In FedEx Shooting In Cobb

Explosives found at Kennesaw FedEx facility where a 'Rambo' looking gunman shot six people before apparently turning the gun and killing himself.
Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Fatal Wreck

Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Fatal Wreck

Robert Emmett Flavin also was charged with failure to yield in the two-vehicle accident last week that killed a Kennesaw man.
Kennesaw Motorcyclist Killed in Southwest Cherokee Wreck

Kennesaw Motorcyclist Killed in Southwest Cherokee Wreck

The fatal accident occurred just before 4 p.m. Friday on Bells Ferry Road south of Highway 92.
Cherokee Man Reported Missing Last Seen in Kennesaw

Cherokee Man Reported Missing Last Seen in Kennesaw

Chase Tyler Massner was last seen at his friend's home at 555 Farmbrook Lane in Kennesaw.
KSU Clery Act Public Crime Log

KSU Clery Act Public Crime Log

A look at Kennesaw State University Department of Public Safety calls for the first 10 days of March 2014.
Cobb Businessman Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Cobb Businessman Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Bradford Thomas, who operated a business in Kennesaw, orchestrated a scheme to file false tax returns using the names and Social Security numbers of various victims, many of whom were incarc
Kennesaw Woman Sentenced in House-Stealing Case

Kennesaw Woman Sentenced in House-Stealing Case

Cobb Superior Court Judge A. Gregory Poole told Susan Lorraine Weidman that her actions were nothing but thievery and burglary.
Cobb Woman, Alpharetta Man Found Guilty of Racketeering

Cobb Woman, Alpharetta Man Found Guilty of Racketeering

Jury finds self-proclaimed “sovereign citizens” guilty of trying to take control of homes they did not own in Fulton, DeKalb and Forsyth counties.
Police Seeking Trio in Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

Police Seeking Trio in Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

The Kay Jewelers located within The Avenue West Cobb outdoor shopping mall was robbed by two men and a woman on Tuesday.
Georgia's Safest Cities: Where Does Kennesaw Rank?

Georgia's Safest Cities: Where Does Kennesaw Rank?

Security experts SafeWise listed Kennesaw among the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia.
Cobb Manhunt Underway for Armed Robbery Suspect

Cobb Manhunt Underway for Armed Robbery Suspect

Shot were fired and it is possible the suspect who fled the scene on Powers Ferry Road was injured.
Want to Help the Cobb Police Chaplain Program?

Want to Help the Cobb Police Chaplain Program?

The program makes available qualified individuals who are trained and experienced in the methods of response, intervention and support for employees in the law enforcement community who requ
Cobb Woman Missing Without a Trace Since September

Cobb Woman Missing Without a Trace Since September

Investigators are not ruling out foul play.
Police Seek Cobb Costco Jewelry Smash-And-Grab Bandits

Police Seek Cobb Costco Jewelry Smash-And-Grab Bandits

Investigators believe the same men may be linked to a similar crime at the Alpharetta Costco in Fulton County.
Verdict Reached in Loud Music Murder Trial

Verdict Reached in Loud Music Murder Trial

Michael Dunn was facing charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder in shooting death of Marietta teen Jordan Davis.
Cobb Man Arrested for Violent Rape, Kidnapping

Cobb Man Arrested for Violent Rape, Kidnapping

Twenty-five-year-old charged with the rape, kidnapping, aggravated assault and armed robbery of a 19-year-old victim earlier this month.