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Man Arrested For Shooting At Mistletoe In Shopping Mall

Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

It wasn't a silent night. A Georgia man preparing for the Christmas season spent a night in jail after he was arrested for shooting at mistletoe ou...

Funeral Set For Murdered Georgia Girl

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 02.06.2012 | Crime

CANTON, Ga. — A 20-year-old maintenance man with no known criminal past was arrested Wednesday in the beating death of a 7-year-old north Georgi...

Murder Of 7-Year-Old Girl Was 'Very Calculated,' Ga. Police Say

AP | By ERRIN HAINES | Posted 02.05.2012 | Crime

CANTON, Ga. -- Even residents who didn't know Jorelys Rivera saw the 7-year-old girl smiling and playing in the north Georgia apartment complex where ...

Pediatrician Busted In Child Porn Sting

Posted 12.02.2011 | Crime

A Georgia pediatrician faces federal child pornography charges after getting rounded up in an multi-state sting. Yancy Craft, also known as Travis ...

Pediatrician Busted In Child Porn Sting

Posted 12.02.2011 | Crime

A Georgia pediatrician faces federal child pornography charges after getting rounded up in an multi-state sting. Yancy Craft, also known as Travis ...

Elderly Woman Waterboarded By Nursing Home Staff: Police

Posted 11.21.2011 | Crime

Two nursing home employees in Georgia were arrested for allegedly attacking an elderly woman in a "manner similar to waterboarding," according to loca...

'I'm Stupid': Santa Burglar Tries To Explain Getting Stuck In Chimney

Posted 11.17.2011 | Weird News

Had Tsehainesh Kidane been expecting a visitor through her chimney, she might have slung stockings from the fireplace and left out some milk and cooki...

Cops Find $500,000 Of Cocaine Stuffed Into Horse Saddle

Posted 11.16.2011 | Crime

Giddy Up. Police in Dekalb County, Ga., arrested a pair of alleged drug traffickers on Tuesday after a man retrieved a package containing a horse s...

Woman's Alleged Truck-Buying Trickery Uncovers Her Secret LIfe With Two Husbands

Posted 12.12.2011 | Weird News

A little car trouble revealed that there were problems at home too for a Georgia woman. Cobb County sheriff's deputies investigating a woman who su...

Georgia Woman Faces Jail Time For Son's Library Giggling Episode

Posted 11.08.2011 | Crime

Donnetta Foster admits to throwing a fit after she and her giggling baby were kicked out of a Georgia public library, but the 20-year-old mother hardl...

Court Rejects Wesley Snipes Appeal Of Tax Conviction

AP | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

By Associated Press ATLANTA — A federal appeals court in Atlanta has turned away the latest attempt by actor Wesley Snipes to get his conviction ...

The One That Couldn't Get Away: Man Cuffs Himself To Would-Be Date

Posted 10.12.2011 | Crime

Oh, the things we'll do for love. A Ringgold, Ga., Taco Bell employee came on a bit too strongly when he allegedly handcuffed himself to a co-worke...

WATCH: Mom Convicted After Son Killed In Hit And Run

AP | By GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 09.24.2011 | Crime

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Georgia woman received a year of probation on Tuesday in the jaywalking death of her 4-year-old son, but the judge also made the un...

Cops: 'They Were So High They Called 911 On Themselves'

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- South Georgia authorities say two men became so high on drugs they began hallucinating and called 911 when they thought intruders ...