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Man charged with misdemeanor in Lake Tobesofkee shooting

Man charged with misdemeanor in Lake Tobesofkee shootingSheriff David Davis today said Basil Ghali, who lives in a home on the lake, has been charged.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Macon

Sheriff Davis calls out 'ineptitude' in shooting response

Sheriff Davis calls out 'ineptitude' in shooting responseBibb County Sheriff David Davis criticized 'ineptitude," poor communication and lack of knowledge in several letters reprimanding his officers' response to a March 21 shooting on Lake Tobesofkee.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Crime

Police: Pedophile stole school bus, attempted to pick up kids

Police: Pedophile stole school bus, attempted to pick up kidsA registered sex offender is facing charges of theft and attempted child kidnapping after authorities in Utah say he stole school bus and drove around trying to pick up children.
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
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Ky. fugitive surrenders after 40 years to get medical care

Ky. fugitive surrenders after 40 years to get medical careAfter almost four decades on the run from North Carolina, 66-year-old fugitive Clarence David Moore surrendered this week to a Kentucky sheriff because he is in poor health and needs a legitimate Social Security number to get medical care, Franklin County authorities...
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
News

Macon private school burglarized

Macon private school burglarizedThe Bibb County Sheriff's Office responded to a call Tuesday about a burglary at Covenant Academy in Macon.
  • News
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Crime

Woman to serve 3-7 years for bacon-less burger shooting

Woman to serve 3-7 years for bacon-less burger shootingA Grand Rapids woman will serve three to seven years in prison for firing a handgun at a McDonald's drive-through after her cheeseburger was delivered without bacon.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
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Pregnant restaurant worker fired after armed robbery

Pregnant restaurant worker fired after armed robberyA fast food restaurant is robbed and the shift manager says she got fired for refusing to pay the money back.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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Texas man arrested after allegedly tossing puppies over fence

Texas man arrested after allegedly tossing puppies over fenceA school maintenance worker in Marshall is in trouble after allegedly tossing some puppies over a fence.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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Jury convicts Oregon farmer of killing men, feeding to pigs

Jury convicts Oregon farmer of killing men, feeding to pigsJurors spent only about an hour deliberating before convicting an Oregon woman of killing two handymen and feeding their corpses to her pigs.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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President Reagan shooter in court

President Reagan shooter in courtThe man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be in a D.C. Courthouse Wednesday.
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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93-year-old Minnesota doctor attacked at wife's gravesite

93-year-old Minnesota doctor attacked at wife's gravesiteNeighbors of the sports-famous man in their midst were stunned with news that someone had attacked him at his wife's gravesite.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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Source: APS defendants to be re-sentenced

Source: APS defendants to be re-sentencedSome convicted former Atlanta Public Schools educators will be re-sentenced, 11Alive has learned.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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Walmart shoplifter used grocery cart as getaway vehicle, police say

Walmart shoplifter used grocery cart as getaway vehicle, police saySurveillance video from inside the East Huntingdon Township store shows the female suspect pushing a shopping cart up and down aisles.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Macon

UPDATE: Bibb deputies respond to Macon Mall

UPDATE: Bibb deputies respond to Macon MallBibb County deputies responded to a reported threat or possible shooting outside the Macon Mall.
  • Macon
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Crime

UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to three Americus murders

UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to three Americus murdersA suspect was arrested Tuesday in connection to the murders of three people in Americus, Ga.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Macon

No charges against Bibb deputy who shot handcuffed man

No charges against Bibb deputy who shot handcuffed manDistrict Attorney David Cooke has scheduled a 2 p.m. news conference today to discuss pending charges against a man who was shot by a Bibb County deputy June 20 on Emery Highway.
  • Macon
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
News

Kentucky man who escaped NC prison 40 years ago turns himself in

Kentucky man who escaped NC prison 40 years ago turns himself inA Franklin County man who escaped a North Carolina prison in 1972 turned himself into Kentucky authorities Monday after being on the run for more than four decades.
  • News
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Macon

Beer taken in burglary at Twang restaurant

Beer taken in burglary at Twang restaurantBurglars made off with about $200 in beer Friday after breaking into Twang restaurant, 342 Rose Ave.
  • Macon
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Macon

6th suspect arrested in Wings Cafe murders

6th suspect arrested in Wings Cafe murdersEmmanuel McGhee is the sixth suspect arrested in the shooting deaths of three people at Wings Cafe in Macon on Dec. 12.
  • Macon
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Macon

Transgender Ga. prisoner continues testimony about alleged abuse

Transgender Ga. prisoner continues testimony about alleged abuseThe transgender Georgia prisoner continued her testimony Monday afternoon at the federal courthouse in Macon.
  • Macon
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Milledgeville

Former Milledgeville mayor charged with insurance fraud

Former Milledgeville mayor charged with insurance fraudMilledgeville's former mayor has been charged with stealing more than $34,000 from insurance clients.
  • Milledgeville
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Crime

How 4 men became murderers without killing anyone

How 4 men became murderers without killing anyoneApril Sparks was waiting in line to pre-pay for gas at a 7-Eleven store when she overheard a conversation she didn't want to hear.
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  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
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Walmart employee accused of stealing nearly $240K

Walmart employee accused of stealing nearly $240KFor years, Decatur police knew Nacina Walker to be the helpful employee in Walmart's cash department who would sometimes help them investigate thefts at the store.
  • Crime
  • 1 week ago
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Man says nearly a dozen teens attacked him for scooter

Man says nearly a dozen teens attacked him for scooterA violent assault on a father has Statesville Police searching for several bad guys and one Good Samaritan.
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  • 1 week ago
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Shotgun, dachshund thwart Fla. thieves

Shotgun, dachshund thwart Fla. thievesA St. Petersburg woman credits her shotgun and her dachshund for fending off would-be robbers.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Warner Robins

Guilty verdict in Houston County contract killing trial

Guilty verdict in Houston County contract killing trialA guilty verdict for a man who hired a hit-man to kill someone.
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Hit-man who testifies against man who allegedly hired him convicted

Hit-man who testifies against man who allegedly hired him convictedConvicted killer testifies against the man he says paid him to pull the trigger
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Crime

ATF offering reward in Acworth firearms theft

ATF offering reward in Acworth firearms theftThe Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in Atlanta and the National Shooting Sports Foundation are offering a reward for information leading up to an arrest for a firearms theft.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Man jailed for shooting neighbor's cat over fleas

Man jailed for shooting neighbor's cat over fleas"I knew I hit it because it jumped in the air when I shot at it." Larry Rooks doesn't deny killing his neighbor's cat. He said the animal had it coming after spreading fleas to his dogs.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Macon

Man wanted in Macon shooting death turns himself in

Man wanted in Macon shooting death turns himself inBibb County authorities said a man wanted in connection with a fatal March 26 shooting has turned himself in.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Crime

Expert: Georgia execution drug problem cause by low temp

Expert: Georgia execution drug problem cause by low tempA pharmaceutical expert says a problem with a lethal injection drug that caused the last-minute postponement of an execution in Georgia was likely caused by shipping and storing the drug at a temperature that was too low.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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School bus driver accused of slapping special needs student

School bus driver accused of slapping special needs studentA former King County superior court judge who is now a school bus driver for the Highline School District is accused of assaulting a six-year-old student on her bus. Jeanette Burrage is now charged with fourth degree assault.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Man realizes he's babysitting kidnapped toddler

Man realizes he's babysitting kidnapped toddlerA 2-year-old boy who was kidnapped along with his mother from Des Moines, Washington Tuesday afternoon was found safe at a house in Renton Wednesday morning, where a family friend had been babysitting the toddler.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Crime

Ariz. teens caught with marijuana in bike tires

Ariz. teens caught with marijuana in bike tiresOfficers with Customs and Border Patrol Enforcement arrested two Douglas teenagers last week after discovering marijuana hidden in their bike tires, according to officials.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Murder suspect in N.C. swears at judge in courtroom outburst

Murder suspect in N.C. swears at judge in courtroom outburstA wild scene developed in a North Carolina courtroom as a murder suspect was restrained and escorted out after swearing at the judge.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Dad fatally shoots daughter's boyfriend during altercation

Dad fatally shoots daughter's boyfriend during altercationA Humble-area dad shot and killed his daughter's boyfriend as the young man arrived to pick up the girl Thursday evening.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Man killed in west Macon shooting

Man killed in west Macon shootingA 49-year-old man is dead after being shot Thursday morning during an altercation at a home on Suzanne Drive off of Napier Avenue in west Macon.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Peach - Crawford

District Attorney David Cooke announces indictment of man accused of shootingCrawford Co. deputy

District Attorney David Cooke announces indictment of man accused of shootingCrawford Co. deputyThe indictment alleges that Rickey Smithey attempted to murder three deputies with a military style assault rifle. He's also accused of shooting at three civilians.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Bibb County sheriff address Lake Tobesofkee gunfire incident

Bibb County sheriff address Lake Tobesofkee gunfire incidentBibb County Sheriff David Davis addresses an incident in which three fishermen said they were shot at from a home while boating on Lake Tobesofkee on Saturday.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski

House fire in Dodge County ruled arson

House fire in Dodge County ruled arsonThe fire occurred at about 6:15 p.m. Monday at 476 Rayonier Lane in Rhine and caused an estimated $40,000 in damages, a total loss.
  • Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Elderly woman kidnapped, escaped in Bonaire

Elderly woman kidnapped, escaped in BonaireAn elderly woman was kidnapped then miraculously escaped in Bonaire.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Peach - Crawford

Crawford County Captain injured in shooting

Crawford County Captain injured in shootingCrawford County's Captain of Investigations, Johnny Cleveland, was injured Saturday in a shootout with a suspect.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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
  • 2 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months, 1 week ago