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Georgia Crime

7 People Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Lottery Winner

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 03.29.2016 | Crime

Seven people are facing charges in the shooting death of a 20-year-old lottery winner in Georgia. Police say Craigory Burch Jr. was murdered Jan. 21 i...

Sheriff Charged In Real Estate Agent's Shooting Was 'Practicing Police Tactics'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.07.2015 | Crime

A Georgia sheriff has been charged in connection with the questionable shooting of a real estate agent. According to the Gwinnett County District A...

Bank Customer Holds Would-Be Bank Robber At Gunpoint

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 03.27.2015 | Crime

Score one for the good guys. A Georgia man is credited with thwarting a bank heist on Tuesday by holding a would-be robber at gunpoint until author...

How to Get Away With Murder: The State of Capital Punishment

Trey Lyon | Posted 05.02.2015 | Religion
Trey Lyon

Every tweet, interview, Facebook post and letter speaks to Kelly's willingness to not only pursue peace but to minister to other inmates, sharing hope and light from a place of internal resilience.

911 Call: Police Chief Tries To Explain How He Shot His Wife

Associated Press | RAY HENRY | Posted 01.02.2015 | Crime

ATLANTA (AP) — A police chief in Georgia told a 911 dispatcher he accidentally shot his wife while moving a handgun that was in their bed, according...

Police Chief Says He Shot His Wife Accidentally (UPDATE)

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

A Georgia police chief, who claims he accidentally shot his wife twice, has been placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of the investigat...

Deputy Investigated After Girlfriend Shoots Herself With His Gun

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

A Georgia deputy is being investigated after his girlfriend allegedly killed herself using his gun. Nikki Guined, 20, died Dec. 10 in the bedroom o...

Police Officer Fatally Shoots Handcuffed Man Found Armed In Patrol Car

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.19.2014 | Crime

A handcuffed Georgia man was shot and killed by police who say he kicked his way out of a cruiser and brandished a firearm. The Georgia Bureau of I...

Judge Calls Child Rapist A Vile 'Bitch'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.20.2014 | Crime

A Georgia judge had tough words for a woman who pleaded guilty to helping her boyfriend rape and molest her two young daughters. "I don't know that...

'This Man Was Out To Kill': Driver Repeatedly Runs Over Woman At Traffic Light

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.29.2014 | Crime

A Georgia man is charged with murder after allegedly running over a woman with his car. Dewey Green, 23, drove up behind an SUV sitting at a traffi...

Shooting Near Albany High School In Georgia

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A 16-year-old student was shot in the arm near Albany High School in Georgia, according to WALB-TV. The ABC News affiliate's website reports that t...

Footage Released From Baffling Death In High School Gym

Posted 10.31.2013 | Crime

A U.S. attorney in Georgia will make an announcement on Thursday afternoon about the death of a teenager who suffocated in a high school gymnasium, CN...

Police Fatally Shoot Man During Response To Medical Emergency

Posted 10.09.2013 | Crime

Police in Georgia say they had no choice but to shoot a man who was, according to his family, experiencing an adverse reaction to medication he took f...

Startling Link Between Kidnapped Teen's Mom And Suspect

Posted 09.19.2013 | Crime

Authorities in Georgia have revealed a new link between a kidnapped teen's mother and one suspect in her daughter's abduction. Police records show ...

Suspected Kidnappers Demand $10K Ransom For Teen's Return

Posted 09.18.2013 | Crime

Two people accused of kidnapping a 14-year-old girl in an apparently random home invasion are demanding $10,000 from the girl's family, according to p...

Cheating Boyfriend Hides Under Bed While Girlfriend Stabs His Lover: Cops

Posted 08.28.2013 | Weird News

Jealousy can cut deep. Tammi Jo Pirkle of Winder, Ga. allegedly stabbed a woman who she discovered on top of her boyfriend on Sunday, Barrow Patch ...

Accused Child Molester Also Had Sex With Dog: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.13.2013 | Crime

An accused child molester in Georgia also had sex with a dog, police say. Brandon Fanning, 19, of Guyton, Ga., was booked into the Effingham County...

Wife Accused Of Making Lover Kill Husband May Catch Break

Posted 07.25.2013 | Crime

Days before the trial of a woman accused of goading her lover into killing her husband, prosecutors plan to drop murder charges against her, sources t...

6 Drivers Get DUIs After 7-Car Pile-Up

Posted 07.07.2013 | Crime

At least five drivers who found themselves in a seven-car pile-up in Georgia Friday morning were driving drunk and another may still be charged, Clayt...

The Return Of Nino Brown!

Posted 04.10.2013 | Black Voices

Actor Wesley Snipes is slowly making his way back to “big business,” as his three-year sentence for failing to pay taxes comes to an end. TMZ ...

Woman Dressed As Mime Allegedly Attacks Student

Posted 03.22.2013 | Weird News

Did cops have to tell her she had the right to remain silent? Stephanie C. Walker, 37, was dressed as a mime when she allegedly attacked a 20-year-...

Mom Allegedly Steals $10k From Girl Scouts, Spends Cash On Senior Dating Service

Posted 03.21.2013 | Weird News

Looks like someone may have been caught with her hand in the Girl Scouts' cookie jar. A mother in Georgia was arrested Friday for allegedly steali...

Man Who Allegedly Threatened To Kill, Cook And Eat Judge's Family Denied Bail

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.27.2013 | Crime

A Georgia man who threatened to kill, cook and eat the family of the judge who presided over his divorce case has been denied bail. James Satterfie...

Mysterious Death Of Church Leader On Resort Island

Posted 01.08.2013 | Crime

The mysterious shooting and drowning death of a prominent resident has baffled an exclusive Georgia island since his body was found in a marina last m...

Inmate In Jail For Attempted Murder-For-Hire Allegedly Put Hit Out On Same Man

NewsOne | Posted 12.11.2012 | Crime

Joseph Memar, 65, of Duluth, Georgia, is nothing if not determined. Arrested June 28 for "criminal attempt to commit murder" against former friend and...