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Macon

Macon Crime Files: Burglars take everything and kitchen sink

Macon Crime Files: Burglars take everything and kitchen sinkMacon Crime Files: Week of 3/2/2015
  • Macon
  • 21 hours, 35 minutes ago
Crime

UPDATE: Two more arrested in viral video hamburger beat down

UPDATE: Two more arrested in viral video hamburger beat downAtlanta police confirmed to WXIA-TV they've made one arrest in a brutal viral video beating.
  • Crime
  • 1 day ago
Georgia

UPDATE: Gissendaner execution halted over questions about drug

UPDATE: Gissendaner execution halted over questions about drugKelly Gissendaner's lethal injection was halted after corrections officials raised questions over the drug's quality.
  • Georgia
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Macon

Three Macon-Bibb deputies expected to change pleas

Three Macon-Bibb deputies expected to change pleasThree former Macon-Bibb deputies are expected in court this Friday.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Crime

California teacher found hanging in high school classroom

California teacher found hanging in high school classroomThe unidentified female teacher was found deceased inside a classroom at El Dorado High School at 1641 Valencia Avenue just before school started Monday morning, according to Placentia Police Lt. Eric Point.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Nation

$4M in Gold Stolen in I-95 Armored Truck Robbery

$4M in Gold Stolen in I-95 Armored Truck RobberyNorth Carolina authorities and the FBI are investigating the theft of an estimated $4 million worth of gold.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Crime

N.Y. mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt

N.Y. mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with saltA woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes has been convicted in New York of poisoning him to death with salt.
  • Crime
  • 2 days ago
Crime

Little girl left with murdered mother in Atlanta looking for answers

Little girl left with murdered mother in Atlanta looking for answersIf you lived in Metro Atlanta in 2000, you probably remember the horrific story of Laneshia Crowder. The details are hard to forget: a mother's beaten body discovered beside a toddler trying to wake her up.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Crime

White House intruder arrested

White House intruder arrestedThe man was stopped and questioned by uniform division personnel, and he then became combative, officials said.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
News

"Campus-carry" bill raises safety concerns

"Campus-carry" bill raises safety concernsLawmakers in 13 states are considering "campus-carry" bills. Supporters believe armed students could stop violent crimes like sexual assaults, but the controversy is dividing students.
  • News
  • 3 days ago
Crime

Police arrest man for giving child drugged soda can

Police arrest man for giving child drugged soda canA man is behind bars Wednesday after he is accused of giving a child a 'false' soda can that contained drugs in East Austin, according to a Travis County arrest affidavit.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

Finding a home after prison tough for released felons

Finding a home after prison tough for released felonsUnder the law, landlords are free to discriminate against people with criminal records. A popular police-sponsored rental housing program in Sioux Falls and other cities encourages property managers to reject renters with recent criminal histories.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

Fla. police chief busted in three-way sex-for-hire sting

Fla. police chief busted in three-way sex-for-hire stingA South Florida police chief has been fired after his arrest in a prostitution sting for allegedly trying to arrange a threesome with an undercover officer, according to local media reports.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Peach - Crawford

Man denied bond for Crawford County burglary

Man denied bond for Crawford County burglaryMichael Godwin, 35, was denied bond at his first hearing before a Magistrate judge for burglary.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Crime

ID theft top consumer complaint - again

ID theft top consumer complaint - againThe problem topped the Federal Trade Commission's national ranking of consumer complaints in 2014 — for the 15th consecutive year — the agency said Friday as it released the annualConsumer Sentinel Network Data Book.
  • Crime
  • 4 days ago
Local

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
  • 4 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
  • 4 days, 19 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
  • 4 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
  • 4 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
  • 4 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
  • 5 days, 1 hour 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
  • 5 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
  • 5 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
  • 6 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
  • 6 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
  • 1 week 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
  • 6 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
  • 1 week 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
  • 1 week 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
  • 1 week 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
  • 1 week 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
  • 1 week ago
News

Man arrested in Telfair shooting

Man arrested in Telfair shootingA man is behind bars after allegedly shooting another man
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day 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
  • 1 week, 1 day 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
  • 1 week, 1 day 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
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Jay Towns charged with murder, appears in court

Jay Towns charged with murder, appears in court13WMAZ's Sophia Danner-Okotie wraps up the day's developments in the case of Jay Towns, who is now accused of murdering Bud and June Runion.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Crime

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
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Increased security at Rutland High

Increased security at Rutland HighAn officer and a K9 at Rutland High School on Friday. The school was under increased security because of threats made on social media.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Surveillance photos of AutoZone store robbery

Surveillance photos of AutoZone store robberyPolice are looking for a man who robbed a Macon auto parts store at gunpoint Wednesday.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Milledgeville

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.
  • Crime
  • 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.
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  • 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, 1 week ago