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The elderly couple had planed to drive from Rome to Blue Ridge but ended up in Marietta instead.
The victim was an aspiring deaf rapper.
A father and daughter are lucky to be alive after they were grazed by an oncoming train they did not see coming.
Also: Sore loser robs card players; 174 pounds of pot; AC units swiped from roof.
“It just eats at you that somebody could do this and possibly get away with it,” says the slain couple’s son.
The man will serve an additional 20 years on probation.
The Dallas woman allegedly stole over $600,000 from her employer over a seven-year period.
She was walking on the trail Tuesday evening.
Prosecutors allege the defendant wanted to save money on allergen reagents by simply not testing blood samples and making up test results.
Workers at the recycling center were able to put out the blaze themselves.
Fire officials say lightning strikes were not recorded in the area until about 8 a.m. July 21, well after the fire started. The fire destroyed 2 mobile homes owned by First Baptist Church of
The two structures, located on property owned by First Baptist Church of Marietta, were destroyed in an early Monday morning blaze possibly caused by lightning strikes.
Arrests range from traffic and drug offenses to wanted persons located.
Crime Stoppers Atlanta is offering up to a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment.
The suspect departed in a black 2007 Honda Accord bearing Georgia tag BTI 2430 that was reported stolen from Gwinnett County on April 30, 2014.
According to investigators, a white 1992 Mercury Sable began backing rapidly through the parking lot of Milford Baptist Church where it collided with a concrete wall.
Report says she was caught speeding when marijuana was found.
When the victim confronted the suspect as he was walking away from the trailer, the man pulled up his shirt revealing that he had a handgun in the waistband of his pants.
The crime this month is believed to be connected to a series of drug store robberies in Gwinnett, Douglas and DeKalb counties, as well as in Newnan south of Atlanta.
Nicholas Hagood was shot at least one time in the chest.