Friday, October 26, 2012
A man was killed in an accident at the Pilgrim's Pride chicken plant; an armed burglary suspect was taken into custody after authorities talked him out of a Buckhead hotel room he had locked himself in.
Multi-State Pickpockets Sought – Douglasville Patch If you shop at Hobby Lobby, you may have seen the suspects the Douglas County Sheriff's Department and Douglasville Police Department are looking for. The pictured suspects enter Hobby Lobby stores where the male steals wallets while the female distracts the victims, according to the sheriff's Facebook page. The stolen credit cards are often immediately used in nearby stores. Visit Douglasville Patch for more on this story. Acworth Officers Save 74-Year-Old Woman - Acworth Patch Acworth Police Officer Russell Mines went to the Cobb Parkway QuikTrip Monday for gas. He ended up helping save a 74-year-old Dallas woman's life. It all started around 2:27 p.m. Monday when Mines was filling up …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Here are some of the top headlines from around the region.
An Austell man pretended to be a visiting doctor in Columbia, SC, where he treated more than 500 senior patients, Lexington County deputies report. Authorities arrested Ernest Addo of Austell Friday and charged with unlawfully practicing medicine, Irmo Patch reported. He is being held at the Cobb County Detention Center. Read more on South Cobb Patch. Local news helicopters took pictures of firefighters battling a small blaze at Tyler Perry Studios located in the East Point/College Park area near Greenbriar Mall in southwest Atlanta. According to 11Alive News, construction materials located on the roof of one of the buildings caught fire, "late Monday morning." No injuries were reported, and the fire department has said the blaze in …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The accident caused all lanes of Ga. 400 North to be shut down for several hours.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Frampere Ingle, 24, of Marietta, has been identified as the driver that entered Ga. 400 at Lenox Road going southbound in the northbound lanes causing Wednesday's two-fatality accident, according to a report by the AJC. The northbound driver Ingle collided with has been identified as Eric Hanks. Hanks died at the scene, police said. Ingle died at Grady Memorial Hospital following the crash, according to Buckhead Patch. A passenger in Ingle's vehicle, whose name has not been released, was severely injured and hospitalized in critical condition, according to police. It appears alcohol may have been a factor in this accident. The wrong way driver and the passenger in that vehicle were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision. Keep…