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Senate Bill 94 wants to end wrongful convictions

Senate Bill 94 wants to end wrongful convictionsA bill approved by the Georgia State Senate this week aims to end wrongful convictions.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Warner Robins

Warner Robins police investigate Houston Co. High teacher

Warner Robins police investigate Houston Co. High teacherPolice would not say why they're investigating James Vance.
  • Warner Robins
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Crime

Five arrested, one sought in string of Monroe Co. burglaries

Five arrested, one sought in string of Monroe Co. burglariesFive people were arrested and authorities are looking for one more after several Feb. 18 burglaries.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Macon

UPDATE: New information in reported Lizella attack

UPDATE: New information in reported Lizella attackBibb deputies are looking for a man who they say attacked and tried to sexually assault a woman in Lizella.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Crime

Wrong dial + rude voicemail = jail

Wrong dial + rude voicemail = jailChristopher Davis has 90 days to think about improving his telephone skills and demeanor.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Crime

Missouri man faints in court after murder conviction

Missouri man faints in court after murder convictionThe judge was several minutes into explaining how he reached his decision when Gee sat up and appeared to begin to faint.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Crime

Atlanta woman brutally attacked after sitting on friend's hamburger

Atlanta woman brutally attacked after sitting on friend's hamburgerThe woman was still bruised on Thursday, and she said she was still shaken from what happened ot her last Saturday night. She says what started as a night of drinking with her two best friends turned into a nightmare.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Crime

Texas mom repeatedly stabbed 4-year-old son

Texas mom repeatedly stabbed 4-year-old sonThe child suffered multiple stab wounds and investigators found blood inside and outside the house. Sources say he had been sexually mutilated.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Milledgeville

Police: Burglar entered Milledgeville Mall through roof

Police: Burglar entered Milledgeville Mall through roofThe burglar reportedly entered the Milledgeville Mall by rappelling down through a skylight.
  • Milledgeville
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Crime

UPDATE: Kelly Gissendaner execution postponed

UPDATE: Kelly Gissendaner execution postponedThe board could either grant clemency, which means the death sentence would be commuted to life with the possibility of parole; clemency could be denied; or a stay of up to ninety days could be granted while members review case information.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Crime

Idaho mother accused of doing nothing for days as child dies

Idaho mother accused of doing nothing for days as child diesAn Idaho Springs mom and her boyfriend are accused of shaking her child and then doing nothing for three days for her medically-distressed son. The toddler died in a hospital days later.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Macon

Police look for second suspect in Macon armed robbery

Police look for second suspect in Macon armed robberyPolice arrested one man and are looking for a second man accused of robbing another man Tuesday night in downtown Macon.
  • Macon
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Macon

Macon-based money laundering, drug trafficking ring nets 35 arrests

Macon-based money laundering, drug trafficking ring nets 35 arrestsThirty-five people from Georgia and three other states, were indicted in an intrastate drug ring.
  • Macon
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
News

Wisconsin teen butt-dials cops from underage drinking party

Wisconsin teen butt-dials cops from underage drinking partyPolice charged five women and two men with underage drinking early Tuesday when they busted an underage drinking party after one teen's cellphone dialed 911 unbeknownst to its owner.
  • News
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Perry

Reward offered in Perdue Farms bomb threat

Reward offered in Perdue Farms bomb threatThe Houston County sheriff's office is looking for help in finding the person who phoned in a bomb threat to the Perdue Farms chicken plant three weeks ago.
  • Perry
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Peach - Crawford

Hawkinsville house fire may be arson

Hawkinsville house fire may be arsonThe fire hit the vacant home at 30 Progress Ave. around 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Crime

Teen arrested in Romanian crew ATM skimmer scam

Teen arrested in Romanian crew ATM skimmer scamPolice say an alert bank customer helped bring down a member of a sophisticated crime ring.
  • Crime
  • 6 days ago
Nation

No federal civil rights charges expected in Trayvon Martin case

No federal civil rights charges expected in Trayvon Martin caseThree years after teen Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla., setting off a national debate on race and gun laws, the Department of Justice is expected to conclude there is not enough evidence to bring civil rights charges in the case, a...
  • Nation
  • 6 days ago
News

Man arrested in Telfair shooting

Man arrested in Telfair shootingA man is behind bars after allegedly shooting another man
  • News
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Macon

Bibb deputies rounding up jurors

Bibb deputies rounding up jurorsSome Bibb County trials scheduled for today are on hold, while deputies round up people who've skipped jury duty.
  • Macon
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
News

Georgia police consider using drones for investigations

Georgia police consider using drones for investigationsCentral Ga law enforcement officers consider using drones for multiple uses.
  • News
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Macon

UPDATE: Father arrested in Nisbet Drive investigation

UPDATE: Father arrested in Nisbet Drive investigationThe father of an 11-year-old girl, who was kidnapped and returned Thursday, was arrested Friday for child molestation.
  • Macon
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Crime

Swapping nude images spells danger for teens

Swapping nude images spells danger for teensSending sexually explicit photos or text messages — is popular with teenagers.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Crime

40K of jewelry reported stolen from Macon home

40K of jewelry reported stolen from Macon homeAfter realizing nearly $40,000 of jewelry was taken from her home, Susie Daniel called the police.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Macon

Macon Kohl's department store burglarized

Macon Kohl's department store burglarizedKohl's department store, 6275 Zebulon Road, Macon, was burglarized at about 12:51 p.m. Monday.
  • Macon
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Crime

Suspect dead after Habersham Co. sheriff, 3 others shot

Suspect dead after Habersham Co. sheriff, 3 others shotMore details have been released about the man accused of shooting the Habersham County sheriff and a deputy over the weekend.
  • Crime
  • 1 week ago
Dublin

Special prosecutor will handle Hooks case

Special prosecutor will handle Hooks caseDavid Hooks' was shot to death by deputies in September. District Attorney Craig Fraser says he has conflicts of interest in the case.
  • Dublin
  • 1 week ago
News

Homeland Security chief: Be 'vigilant' at malls

Homeland Security chief: Be 'vigilant' at mallsThe secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday warned shoppers at Minnesota's Mall of America and similar venues to be vigilant in the wake of new terrorist threats.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Macon

Tag readers lead to arrest of wanted man

Tag readers lead to arrest of wanted manMacon-Bibb deputies arrested a man wanted for a Newton County armed robbery Saturday.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Jamaican lottery scams often start as 876 calls

Jamaican lottery scams often start as 876 callsJamaican lottery scams have been victimizing unwary Americans for more than ten years. It is estimated that Jamaican scam artists operating phony lotteries steal more than three hundred million dollars a year from Americans. Often it is the elderly who are targeted.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Tech

Experts warn of phone hacking

Experts warn of phone hackingThe hackers somehow gain access to your personal information and then they rack up big phone bills, sometimes before the victim knows it.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Former inmate helps others re-enter society

Former inmate helps others re-enter societyDominic Duren remembers Oct. 28, 2008, as the scariest day of his life, more frightening than the day he received a 12-year prison sentence as a convicted felon.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Crime

Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets

Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery ticketsFlorida authorities say a man used only his head to smash through the glass of a convenience store door and steal more than $10,000 worth of scratch-off lottery tickets.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Milledgeville

Ex-property manager of Milledgeville complex arrested for burglary

Ex-property manager of Milledgeville complex arrested for burglaryHolland Rhyne is accused of stealing coins out of the machines in the laundry room of the Pecan Hills Apartment complex.
  • Milledgeville
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Milledgeville

2nd suspect arrested in 2013 Milledgeville armed robbery

2nd suspect arrested in 2013 Milledgeville armed robberyA second suspect has been arrested in connection to the 2013 armed robbery of a Millegeville convenience store.
  • Milledgeville
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Crime

Detriot soccer player who killed referee sentenced

Detriot soccer player who killed referee sentencedThe recreational soccer player whose punch killed referee John Bieniewicz during a game last summer in Livonia pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday in Wayne County Circuit Court.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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RAW VIDEO: Jay Towns in Telfair County court

RAW VIDEO: Jay Towns in Telfair County courtJay Towns had his first appearance in Telfair County court Tuesday in the deaths of Bud and June Runion.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Jay Towns in court

Jay Towns in courtJay Towns was denied bond at a Telfair County court hearing on murder and robbery charges. He's accused of killing Bud and June Runion of Marietta. The couple traveled to central Georgia to buy a vintage car they saw on Craigslist.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
News

Bodies found in search for Runion couple

Bodies found in search for Runion coupleDeputies have found two bodies they beleive to be the Runion's, who disappeared last Thursday in Telfair County.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Local

Telfair sheriff announces 2 bodies found in search for Runions

Telfair sheriff announces 2 bodies found in search for RunionsSheriff Chris Steverson said investigators found the body of a man and a woman and the SUV belonging to Bud and June Runion. Earlier, Jay Towns surrendered on related charges of trying to defraud the Runions and giving police false information.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Bodies found during search for missing Cobb Co. couple

Bodies found during search for missing Cobb Co. coupleTelfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson said two bodies have been found in their search for a missing Atlanta area couple. They also found the couple's car submerged in a shallow body of water.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Telfair Co. sheriff gives update on missing couple

Telfair Co. sheriff gives update on missing coupleTelfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson talked about suspect Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns who is in custody. The case is related to Bud and June Runion, a McRae couple who is missing.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
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Drug task force busts two Milledgeville stores

Drug task force busts two Milledgeville storesThe Ocmulgee Drug Task Force says they executed two search warrants Wednesday night at two stores in Milledgeville. Under the Sun Clothing & Accessories and Stunt City are involved in the bust.
  • Milledgeville
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Wanted by Macon Regional Crimestoppers

Wanted by Macon Regional CrimestoppersChakira Latrice Allen: B/F DOB 8/26/1982 Age 32 Wanted by the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office for Violation of Probation.
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  • 1 month ago
Crime

Two arrested, one sought in Wilkinson Co. drug bust

Two arrested, one sought in Wilkinson Co. drug bustCynthia Mixon turned herself in to Wilkinson County officials Tuesday. She's charged with selling prescription drugs.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Bibb deputy shoots burglary suspect

Bibb deputy shoots burglary suspectA Bibb County deputy shot a man suspected of breaking into a store early Sunday. According to a news release from the sheriff's office, it happened around 3 a.m. at the Quick Serve at 3465 Mercer University Drive.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Surveillance photos of Macon restaurant robber

Surveillance photos of Macon restaurant robberA gunman robbed C-C Wings and Fish Seafood Market on Houston Avenue in Macon last week.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Macon

Man killed in east Macon shooting

Man killed in east Macon shootingAntwan Denard Johnson was arrested and charged with the Jan. 7 murder and robbery of an east Macon man.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Where You Live

Suspect Telfair Co. dog fighting ring

Suspect Telfair Co. dog fighting ringDog confiscated from an alleged dog fighting ring in Telfair County.
  • Where You Live
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Milledgeville

Robert Wayne Holsey to be executed for killing Deputy Will Robinson

Robert Wayne Holsey to be executed for killing Deputy Will RobinsonSlain Baldwin County Deputy Will Robinson.
  • Milledgeville
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Where You Live

Four arrested in suspected Telfair Co. dog fighting ring

Four arrested in suspected Telfair Co. dog fighting ringCaleb McRae has been charged with dog fighting in Telfair County.
  • Where You Live
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Where You Live

Wheeler County middle and high schools vandalized

Wheeler County middle and high schools vandalizedDamage inside Wheeler County middle-high school complex.
  • Where You Live
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski

Putnam Co. deputy shot, man arrested

Putnam Co. deputy shot, man arrestedPutnam Co. Deputy Barak Wood is recovering from two gunshot wounds after an incident at this home at 943 Crooked Creek Drive in Lake Sinclair at about 10:25 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski
  • 3 months ago
Gray - Jones

Surveillance photos of Jones Co. gas station burglary

Surveillance photos of Jones Co. gas station burglaryThe Jones County Sheriff's Office is requesting your assistance in locating the perpetrators of a commercial burglary that took place in the early morning hours of November 15, 2014 at 2440 Shurling Drive, Macon also known as the Lo Bucks Sunoco. Suspects are three...
  • Gray - Jones
  • 3 months, 1 week ago