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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Marietta Man Dies From Injuries in February Accident

Marietta Man Dies From Injuries in February Accident

Wilbur Butts was hit by a vehicle last month as he attempted to cross Bells Ferry Road outside of a pedestrian crosswalk.
Cobb Man Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Cobb Man Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Bradford Thomas orchestrated a scheme to file more than 1,200 false tax returns using the names and Social Security numbers of various victims, many of whom were incarcerated in jails or pri
Marietta Man Killed in Cherokee County Accident

Marietta Man Killed in Cherokee County Accident

A vehicle traveling eastbound on Arnold Mill Road in Woodstock left the roadway, hit a utility pole and ejected the driver, who died at the scene.
Cobb Woman Sentenced in House-Stealing Case

Cobb 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.
UPDATE: Officer Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-575

UPDATE: Officer Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-575

A multi-vehicle accident with multiple injuries have closed Interstate 575 near Bells Ferry Road in north Cobb.
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
Police: Foul Play Not Suspected After Body Found Near I-75

Police: Foul Play Not Suspected After Body Found Near I-75

Local resident was walking along a wooded path not far from I-75 when he came across the body of a 23-year-old white male.
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.
Police: Pedestrian Fatality Likely a Hit-and-Run

Police: Pedestrian Fatality Likely a Hit-and-Run

Man's body was found on I-75 near Delk Road.
News Nearby: Jury Deliberating in Loud Music Killing Trial

News Nearby: Jury Deliberating in Loud Music Killing Trial

Jordan Russell Davis of Marietta was shot and killed in Florida. Jurors are deliberating on whether to convict Michael Dunn of murder in the shooting; he claimed the shooting was self-defens
Power Out? Be Safe if You Use Fireplace, Kerosene, Space Heaters, Generators

Power Out? Be Safe if You Use Fireplace, Kerosene, Space Heaters, Generators

Useful tips if your power is out and you want to use alternative heating methods.
Cobb Pedestrian Struck, Killed Sunday

Cobb Pedestrian Struck, Killed Sunday

Mableton woman was reportedly walking in the northbound lanes of Mableton Parkway.
DNA Breakthrough Leads to Cobb Man's Arrest in 1974 Murder

DNA Breakthrough Leads to Cobb Man's Arrest in 1974 Murder

Lonzo Guthrie, 69, is accused in the 1974 murder of Eileen Ferro of Shrewsbury, Mass.
UPDATE: Suspects Captured in Cobb Police Officer Shooting

UPDATE: Suspects Captured in Cobb Police Officer Shooting

Shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday after a traffic stop near Powers Ferry Road and I-285.
News Nearby: Convicted Rapist Charged for 1986 Cobb Rapes

News Nearby: Convicted Rapist Charged for 1986 Cobb Rapes

DNA evidence in pair of old cases links man currently in state prison for another rape he committed in Marietta in 1988.