Driver, 30, Dies in Canton Wreck
One person died Tuesday night and four others were taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital for various injuries after a head-on collision on Bells Ferry and Butterworth roads.
When crews from Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services and the Canton Fire Department arrived on the scene shortly after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, the 30-year-old driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix involved in the accident was trapped, two other male occupants had neck, hip and back pains, and one had a knot on his head, Cherokee Fire spokesman Tim Cavender said.
Read more at Canton-Sixes Patch.
Douglasville Man Commits Suicide in Cherokee County Jail
A Douglasville man committed suicide Tuesday inside his cell at the Cherokee County Detention Center.
Get more details at Douglasville Patch.
Report: Atlanta settles HIV bias lawsuit for $250K
The City of Atlanta will pay a HIV-positive police recruit a settlement fee of $25,000 to resolve an almost four-year long discrimination lawsuit.
Lambda Legal, which bases its Southern Regional Office in Midtown, made the announcement Wednesday involving the case of an anonymous recruit, who said he was denied employment because of his HIV status and that City doctors violated his privacy.
Read more at Midtown Patch.
Gwinnett Police Arrest Snellville Uncle, Nephew on Incest Charges
Gwinnett County Police arrested an uncle, a 37-year-old Snellville resident, and nephew, from Gainesville, on incest charges early Friday at a business in an unincorporated area between Norcross and Peachtree Corners.
Around 3 a.m. Aug. 17, a security guard called authorities to report that two people had entered a semi-trailer behind a business on the 6400 block of Atlantic Boulevard near Jimmy Carter Boulevard.
Read more at Snellville Patch.