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Georgia Crime

Mother Of Toddler Dead In Hot Car Case Hires Attorney

AP | JEFF MARTIN | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

ATLANTA (AP) — The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for ...

Child Rape Case Leaves Mysteries

AP | MITCH WEISS and RAY HENRY and KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 07.02.2014 | Crime

Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thum...

'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...

Murder Suspect Knew Son Was Inside Hot Car: Warrant

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 06.25.2014 | Crime

ATLANTA (AP) — The investigation of a toddler's death in a hot SUV in Georgia hinges on a key question: Was the boy the victim of a horrific acciden...

Georgia Man's Beheading, Wife's Killing, Leaves Authorities Baffled

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 06.13.2014 | Crime

EATONTON, Ga. (AP) — The unsolved beheading of a retiree and the killing of his elderly wife has so rattled their gated, lakeside Georgia community ...

Body Of Missing 87-year-old Woman Found In Lake

AP | Posted 07.16.2014 | Crime

EATONTON, Ga. (AP) — Investigators found a body Friday that they believe to be that of a missing 87-year-old Georgia woman whose husband was discove...

Shooting Reported At Mall Parking Lot

AP | Posted 04.21.2014 | Crime

ATLANTA (AP) — Police around Atlanta were searching for a suspect Monday after a woman was shot in the middle of the afternoon in a mall's parking l...

Teen Accused Of Spending $31K Bank Error

AP | Posted 03.28.2014 | Weird News

DANIELSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia teen is under arrest and accused of spending about $25,000 that a bank accidentally deposited int...

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...

Child Found In Burned Trash Bin Had Tried To Run Away

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Crime

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police reports show that a 10-year-old girl whose malnourished body was found in a suburban Atlanta ...

Man Sentenced For Beating 8 People To Death

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 11.01.2013 | Crime

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Dressed in orange jailhouse garb rather than the suit he wore at trial, Guy Heinze Jr. bowed his head as a j...

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...

Georgia Sheriff's Deputy Sold Pot From Squad Car: Feds

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 09.20.2013 | Crime

ATLANTA -- Federal authorities have filed drug and firearms charges against a Georgia sheriff's deputy they say sold marijuana from his squad car to a...

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 ...

Kidnapped 14-Year-Old FOUND

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 11.18.2013 | Crime

ELLENWOOD, Ga. — A 14-year-old Georgia girl abducted in a home invasion robbery was found alive on Wednesday after a wide search by several law ...

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...

Robbers Shoot Dog, Kidnap Teen Girl

AP | Posted 09.17.2013 | Crime

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) -- Robbers broke into a home near Atlanta early Tuesday, demanding jewelry and money, and when they were told there was none of ei...

Teen Who Shot Baby In The Face Could Be Sentenced To Life

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 11.12.2013 | Crime

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A Georgia teen convicted of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller was sentenced Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison wit...

Teen GUILTY Of Shooting Baby In Stroller

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 10.30.2013 | Crime

MARIETTA, Ga. — An 18-year-old man was convicted of murder in the shooting of a baby who was riding in a stroller alongside his mom in a town in...

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 ...

Mother Of Baby Fatally Shot In Stroller To Resume Testimony

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 10.28.2013 | Crime

MARIETTA, Ga. — The adult daughter of a woman whose baby was fatally shot in his stroller testified Wednesday that her mother's account of what ...

Mom Threw Arms Across Baby Trying To Save Him From Shooter

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 10.27.2013 | Crime

MARIETTA, Ga. — The mother of a baby who was fatally shot in his stroller in coastal Georgia testified at a man's murder trial Tuesday that she ...

Jury Selection To Begin In Georgia Baby Killing Case

AP | Posted 10.19.2013 | Crime

MARIETTA, Ga. — Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a Georgia teenager charged with fatally shooting a 13-month-old baby in the face dur...

Teen Faces Trial For Allegedly Shooting Baby In Face

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 08.18.2013 | Crime

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- It was a tiny bullet that took the short life of Antonio Santiago. He had learned to walk, but not yet talk, when he was killed Mar...