Friday, March 1, 2013
Rounding up some of the top headlines in metro Atlanta for Friday, March 1.
A Woodstock woman who was hit by a truck in an alleged hit-and-run incident last month in Athens opened her eyes for the first time. According to the Bows for Bowman Facebook page, Emily Bowman opened her eyes around 9:30 p.m. Thursday night. Bowman, a former Kennesaw State University student, has been in critical condition at Athens Regional Medical Center since she was allegedly hit by a man driving a red Mazda pick-up truck while she was in the city to celebrate the birthday of a friend. Visit Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch for more. A Dacula woman is dead as a result of what police believe was a domestic dispute Friday morning. Gwinnett Police say the suspect in the case -- the husband of the deceased woman -- was the person who called 911…
Friday, January 25, 2013
Take a look at the latest top headlines from metro Atlanta.
Snellville and Gwinnett County Police responded to a devastating scene late Wednesday night after an alleged drunk driver caused a total of 15 accidents stretching from Memorial Drive in DeKalb to Walton Court just outside of Snellville city limits. According to Gwinnett Police Cpl. Jake Smith, the driver ended his rampage when he crashed into John Boy's restaurant on Highway 78. The five-vehicle crash, on Walton, resulted in a fatality. The victim has been identified as Mintiwal Woldeyhans, 69, of Loganville. A second person, 51-year-old Yeshihareg Abebe of Grayson, suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital. Read more on Snellville Patch. East Point police are requesting the public's help in finding the suspects…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Take a look at the latest top metro Atlanta headlines.
Thursday, January 24
An employee of the Little River Marina in Cherokee County died Wednesday after being crushed by a forklift in a workplace accident. The victim was indentified as Josh Roberts, 21, of Woodstock, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Read more on Canton-Sixes Patch. An arrest has been made in the Tuesday night Midtown carjacking of a Bentley belonging to Robert “Bobby” Wilson, better known as R&B singer Bobby Valentino or Bobby V. Atlanta police say a second suspect has not been located as of early Wednesday afternoon during the crime that occurred in a parking lot adjacent to the Hot Beats Recording Studio at 1200 Spring Street just north of 14th Street. Read more on Midtown Patch. A man jailed on assault and obscene language charges in …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
A sampling of the latest top headlines in Cobb and metro Atlanta.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Cleveland “L.A.” Brady, 22, of Marietta, is wanted for two armed robberies. On Nov. 2, Brady, along with an unidentified accomplice, robbed the Viva Mexico Restaurant on Powder Springs Road, according to Marietta Police. Police said Brady is also wanted for the robbery of a pizza delivery driver on Franklin Road, which occurred on Oct. 30, 2012. The unidentified accomplice is a person of interest in multiple robberies along the Powder Springs Road corridor. Visit Marietta Patch for more details. A former pro boxer was wanted in Dunwoody for false imprisonment and battery related to incidents with his wife; a woman police say shot and killed him early Tuesday. Earnest Mahir Abdul-Mateen, who fought under the name Ernest Mateen, retired in …