News for Wednesday, April 24, 2013


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Career felon sent to federal prison on ammo charges

A 17-time felon serving a state term was sentenced Monday to 16 years in federal prison on ammunitions charges, said officials.

Police investigate triple shooting in Rex

Clayton County police are looking for at least one suspect in a triple shooting that left a person dead behind a Rex convenience store.

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Mom says fallen officer was 'everything a son should be'

It's been an emotionally tough four months for Darlene Callahan Rogers.

College Park man charged in fatal crash

A College Park man is being held on $45,500 bond in the Clayton County Jail on charges related to a March collision that killed a stranded motorist.

Teenager takes stand in defense of child sex charges

A Jonesboro teenager adjudicated guilty twice for sexual assaults on girls before he was 15 took the stand Wednesday to deny a third accusation that could send him to prison for life.

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Lovejoy pursues skate park

Skateboarders only have the concrete sidewalks and asphalt parking lots to show off their skills and test new tricks. And anxiety-ridden business owners must encounter it on an increasingly regular basis.

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‘74 Clayton graduate earns international military post

A graduate of Clayton County Public Schools has been tapped by President Barack Obama to serve as Commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Europe.

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Jonesboro baseball clings to playoff hopes

Cardinals need Spalding to lose to Stockbridge

It is the situation most baseball purest would love, but not quite the scenario that Jonesboro wants to be in.

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Jonesboro boys soccer extends its coach’s career

Cardinals’ overtime victory secures playoff berth

Hollywood probably couldn’t have scripted the finish to the Jonesboro boy’s soccer match any better than the way it ended on Monday evening.