Thursday, May 16, 2013
Here are today's top headlines from Patch towns across the region.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, May 16
One Killed, 1 Injured in Cobb Crash - Marietta Patch A 46-year-old Hiram woman was killed and her 14-year-old son was injured Wednesday in a three-vehicle accident in Cobb. About 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, Delores Sibert of Hiram was driving eastbound on Dallas Highway when she attempted to make a left turned into the Village Green Shopping Center parking lot, said Sgt. Dana Pierce, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. Marietta Patch has more on this story. Ball Ground Woman Charged with Killing Father - Canton-Sixes Patch A Ball Ground woman has been arrested for allegedly murdering her father after Cherokee County sheriff's deputies discovered his decomposed body inside the home. Andrea Blanton, 45, remains at at the Cherokee…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Here are some of today's top headlines from around the region.
Canton Woman Arrested for Theft from Schools - Canton-Sixes Patch A Canton woman who was the former treasurer of the Indian Knoll Elementary PTA in Hickory Flat and the Sequoyah High School Girls Soccer Booster Club in Holly Springs has been arrested and charged with two counts of theft, authorities say. According to the Cherokee Sheriff's Office, Kim Turman, 40, allegedly stole $12,448.61 from the Indian Knoll PTA between 2011 and 2012. Turman is also suspected of stealing $5,882.51 from the booster club in 2012. For more on this story, visit Canton-Sixes Patch. Lithonia Man Accused of Shooting at Police During Car Chase - Stone Mountain-Lithonia Patch Two men have been arrested in connection to firing shots at police officers during a …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Alpharetta police responded to a call on Serenity Court in Alpharetta Thursday night.
UPDATE 9:15 p.m. Alpharetta 911 received a cal at 6:24 p.m. Thursday about an unconscious man at a Serenity Court residence. When police and firefighters arrived, they found the victim was a man with a gunshot wound. The man was taken to North Fulton Hospital. "We have an investigation underway to determine who is responsible and the motive," said George Gordon, spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
News Nearby: Check out these Patch headlines from around the region.
Cherokee Deputies Arrest Man After Shooting at Women Inside Car - Holly Springs Patch A Woodstock man has been arrested by the Cherokee Sheriff's Office for allegedly firing a gun at two women sitting in a car Tuesday night. Richard Wilt, 42 years old of Woodstock, has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, discharging a firearm while intoxicated, D.U.I., possession of a schedule II drug, possession of marijuana less than one ounce and open container. See Holly Springs Patch for more on this story. Cherokee Sheriff's Deputies Hunt Suspected Burglars - Woodstock Patch The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help them identify two men who…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Here are the big stories happening around the rest of the region.
Student Accidentally Shoots Herself at Grady High - Midtown Patch A 17-year-old student at a local high school shot herself in the upper leg Wednesday morning on school grounds, in what police are calling an accidental shooting. The shooting occurred on the Grady High School campus in the courtyard outside the buidlings. Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos said units responded to a shooting call at the school around 9:40 am. "Preliminary information is that the gunshot was accidental and self-inflicted," Campos said, who added that the student was transported to Grady Hospital in stable condition, and the weapon has been recovered. Midtown Patch has more on this story. 3 Masked Men Seek 'James,' Steal iPhone in Apparent Home Invasion - …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Here are some top headlines from around the region.
Thursday, January 31
WATCH: Adairsville Tornado Captured in Videos - Cartersville Patch Check out these YouTube videos of Wednesday's storm damage. Student Shot At Price Middle, Teacher Injured - East Atlanta Patch A student was shot and a teacher injured Thursday afternoon at Price Middle School in southeast Atlanta. 11Alive television reported that the student was 14-years-old and was shot in the head or back of the neck. The teacher was not shot but was hurt during the excitement after the shooting, police said. Visit East Atlanta Patch for more on this story. Cherokee Sheriff's Deputies Seek Help In Solving Two Burglary Attempts - Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office needs the public's help in finding who is behind two attempted …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Alpharetta investigators are conducing a manhunt to find a suspect in the Whitestone Ridge shooting.
UPDATE: The shooting victim died after being taken to North Fulton Hospital Monday night. The man was shot in Stoneridge subdivision early Monday evening, and Alpharetta investigators were searching for a suspect. The victim was taken to North Fulton Hospital, where investigators had gone to question him about the shooting, said Alpharetta Department of Public Safety spokesman George Gordon. The Alpharetta Dispatch Center received a call at 6:24 p.m. from a man who said he saw a man shot. Alpharetta police and fire units responded to the call at a townhome on Whitestone Ridge, a street within Stoneridge. They found the victim, who had been shot one time in the lower abdominal area, Gordon said. Police are conducting a manhunt for a suspect…
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Carrollton man dies in house fire and Avondale Estates Police release details of shooting involving officer in this regional news roundup.
Man Found Dead Outside, Partially Clothed – Cartersville Patch Bartow County authorities are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man found outside, partially clothed. Sheriff Clark Millsap said a news release that at 11:02 a.m. on Saturday, deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to 47 Middlebrook Drive in response to a possible death. They found the deceased man "outside partially clothed," but at this time, investigators don't expect foul play. The cause of death is not known. Visit Cartersville Patch for more on this story. Carrollton Man Killed in House Fire - Atlanta Journal-Constitution A 70-year-old Carrollton man was killed in an early Saturday fire, the Carroll County coroner said. Coroner Sammy Eady said the …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Check out these Patch headlines from around the region.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, January 14
Man Recovering After Being Shot Multiple Times, Suspect Arrested - Cumming Patch A 28-year-old man who was shot multiple times early Sunday morning in south Forsyth County is expected to recover, according to authorities. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. in the Twin Lakes RV Park located at 3300 Shore Drive, off Highway 9 in Cumming, just east of Majors Drive. Visit Cumming Patch for more on this story. Alabama Student From Roswell Killed in Crash - Roswell Patch A crash involving a bus carrying University of Alabama cheerleaders has lead to the death of Roswell resident Natalie Baine, 20, according to My Fox Atlanta. Baine, a student and member of a sorority at Alabama, was the passenger in a pickup truck that collided with the …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Check out these top stories from Patch sites around the area.
Man Killed after Fleeing Gunman – Marietta Patch Marietta Police are investigating a murder involving an ex-boyfriend and another man. Marietta Police Officers responded to a report of a person shot at 113 Griggs Street at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. When officers arrived they found the victim, Arthur Moses Jr, 24 of Marietta, dead from multiple gunshot wounds. The investigation revealed that the suspect, Patrick Burr, used to date the female resident at 113 Griggs Street. See more on this story on Marietta Patch. One Killed in Overnight Shooting –Smyrna-Vinings Patch Smyrna police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one person dead. During the shooting at a home near South Cobb Drive, multiple shots were fired, according to the …