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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...

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...

Police Officer's Death Ruled A Homicide

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Crime

EAST POINT, Ga. — Authorities say they've arrested a woman in the death of a suburban Atlanta police officer who was shot in her head. U.S. Mar...

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...

Woman Deny Hiding Gun Seized In Baby Slaying

AP | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The mother and older sister of a coastal Georgia teenager charged with killing a baby last month are pleading not guilty to cha...

Man Allegedly Stabs, Sets Dogs On Neighbor's Pet Pig

AP | Posted 06.05.2013 | Crime

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. — A Georgia man unleashed his two pit bulls on a neighbor's pet pig that got loose in a mobile home park, then stabbed the anim...

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 ...