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Church responds to pastor's arrest

The governing authority over a local church congregation has publicly decried the Aug. 4 arrest of one of its members on child sex charges.

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Jonesboro man indicted in death of stepfather

A convicted felon with a long prison history was indicted Wednesday in the December shooting of his stepfather.

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Jonesboro gang member gets 21 years in federal prison

A Jonesboro woman is among five gang members to get lengthy federal prison sentences, for their roles in a 2008 five-county crime spree, said officials Monday.

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Police say men tampered with cable wires

Forest Park police said two men used a ladder to climb a utility pole to illegally connect cable services to a home on Springside Drive.

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Clayton police arrest Hampton teen

Clayton County police early Wednesday morning arrested a suspected gang member they allege has been terrorizing his Hampton neighborhood.

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Accused shooter's dad guilty in federal bribe case

The father of a teenager accused of killing a Clayton County sheriff's deputy faces up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine in a scheme to bribe an immigration officer.

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Two face weapons charges

Two people were arrested in separate incidents Tuesday for allegedly trying to carry weapons through security at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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Woman charged in revenge plot

A Las Vegas woman was arrested Saturday on charges she posted her ex-boyfriend's 12-year-old daughter's photo and contact information on various web sites for the purpose of offering the child for sex.

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Woman charged in revenge plot

A Las Vegas woman was arrested Saturday on charges she posted her ex-boyfriend's 12-year-old daughter's photo and contact information on various web sites for the purpose of offering the child for sex.

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Man indicted in alleged carjacking

A man who led Clayton County police on a search through Jonesboro in April was indicted this week on charges relating to that incident.

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Man charged with pistol- whipping women

A College Park man is being held without bond on charges he pistol-whipped two women and assaulted a man during a July 4 incident.

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Executive arrested for having gun at airport

A Columbus, Ga.-area company executive was arrested Monday afternoon when Atlanta airport workers found a handgun in his attache case.

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Woman charged with stealing from dead sister

A Riverdale woman has been charged with stealing her dead sister's Social Security check, said police.

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Woman charged with stealing from dead sister

A Riverdale woman has been charged with stealing her dead sister's Social Security check, said police.

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Executive arrested for having gun at airport

A Columbus, Ga.-area company executive was arrested Monday afternoon when Atlanta airport workers found a handgun in his attaché case.

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Jonesboro man must repay $65,000 in arson case

A Jonesboro man pleaded guilty Monday to deliberately setting his house on fire in order to collect the insurance, officials said.

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Jonesboro man must repay $65,000 in arson case

A Jonesboro man pleaded guilty Monday to deliberately setting his house on fire in order to collect the insurance, officials said.

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Newton, Lampl re-indicted after higher court ruling

The Clayton County district attorney has taken action to circumvent a recent Georgia Court of Appeals ruling against using a special purpose grand jury for criminal indictments.

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Woman dies in crash, driver may be cited

One woman was killed and four others injured when the car they were riding in late Friday night left the road and slammed into a tree, said Clayton County police.

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Clayton County men indicted in drugs, guns case

Two people from Clayton County, and one from College Park, are among 49 people indicted in a joint federal and state investigation that took hundreds of firearms off the streets, said officials.

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Morrow man indicted in copper thefts

A Morrow man was indicted Wednesday for allegedly stealing copper tubing from apartments undergoing renovation.

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Parolee arrested in mother's death

A convicted felon was taken into custody the day she was paroled, to face charges that she caused a 2006 car crash that killed her mother.

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Parolee arrested in mother's death

A convicted felon was taken into custody the day she was paroled, to face charges that she caused a 2006 car crash that killed her mother.

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Child dies after being left in van

Clayton County Police are investigating the Monday-afternoon death of a toddler left in a daycare van, following a field trip to Fayetteville.

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Police charge three suspected gang members

Three suspected gang members have been charged with beating and robbing a Forest Park man.

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Police release name of man killed crossing Tara

Clayton County police have notified the next of kin of a man hit multiple cars on June 7, while trying to cross Tara Boulevard in Jonesboro.

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Police release name of man killed crossing Tara

Clayton County police have notified the next of kin of a man hit by multiple cars on June 7, while trying to cross Tara Boulevard in Jonesboro.

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Two juveniles arrested in third teen's death

The weekend shooting death of a 16-year-old Locust Grove teen initially was reported as a fatal self-inflicted wound, but an ongoing inquiry by the county police department has resulted in the arrest of two other teens on charges of involuntary manslaughter, burglary, and pointing a gun at another.

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Man indicted on animal abuse, child rape charges

A Morrow man is being held without bond, on a 14-count indictment returned Wednesday, alleging that he forced a boy to hold a cat while the defendant strangled it, and that he raped 9-year-old twin sisters for three years.

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Man indicted on animal abuse, child rape charges

A Morrow man is being held without bond, on a 14-count indictment returned Wednesday, alleging that he forced a boy to hold a cat while the defendant strangled it, and that he raped 9-year-old twin sisters for three years.

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Father, friend charged in child's kidnapping

The father of a toddler faces felony charges after police say he violated a restraining order and kidnapped the child, holding her at a neighbor's home for more than an hour.

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Father, friend charged in child's kidnapping

The father of a toddler faces felony charges after police say he violated a restraining order and kidnapped the child, holding her at a neighbor's home for more than an hour.

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Former Clayton prosecutor arrested on weapons charge

Former Clayton County prosecutor, John Turner, was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly carrying a concealed weapon into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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Former Clayton prosecutor arrested on weapons charge

Former Clayton County prosecutor, John Turner, was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly carrying a concealed weapon into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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Cops close illegal teen club

A call from an alert parent led Clayton County police Friday night to an alleged illegal teen club that was accepting a $10 cover charge, and claiming to be sending proceeds to tornado victims in Alabama, a spokeswoman said Monday.

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Juveniles suspected in several burglaries

Four juveniles face felony charges, and are suspects in a string of burglaries in College Park, Clayton County police said Wednesday.

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Gambling, food fight lead to arrests at school

Clayton County Police arrested 10 Lovejoy High School students, including two who were pepper-sprayed, during two separate incidents at the school on Tuesday, according to a Clayton County police spokesman.

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Kimbell attends training

Sgt. Charles M. "Chuck" Kimbell of the Jonesboro Police Department attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly-appointed heads of law enforcement agencies and command staff, and chiefs of police, at the Dr. Curtis McClung Training Center in Duluth recently.

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Cops raise funds for Special OIympics

The stereotype of cops hanging out at the local doughnut shop, works out to the benefit of Special Olympics this weekend, as Clayton County law enforcement officers take over the Riverdale Krispy Kreme.

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Interpreter approved for murder trial

An interpreter will be provided for the trial of a Pakistani man accused of strangling his daughter in 2008 when she wanted out of her arranged marriage.

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Man wants gambling machines back

A Rockdale man arrested in December for alleged illegal gambling told a Clayton County judge Tuesday he wants his seized property returned.

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Man robs, shoots cabbie

A man who robbed and shot a cab driver in Riverdale Monday morning later shot himself in the head when confronted by officers, and was being treated at the same Atlanta hospital as his alleged victim, police said.

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Clayton tipster leads police to body

Charges are expected today in connection with the discovery of a body buried in the backyard of a south Valdosta, Ga., house.

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Copper thieves admit stealing from Hampton homes

A Jonesboro man and woman were caught in the act of stealing copper wires and pipes from vacant homes in Hampton, according to Hampton Police Chief Rad Porter.

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Sheriff's employee faces possible indictment

An employee of the Clayton County Sheriff's Office is facing possible indictment for allegedly violating a state statute that forbids individuals from recording others without their consent, the county's top prosecutor has confirmed.

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DA seeking indictment of county finance director

A Clayton County grand jury is in the process of hearing testimony against the county's finance director, Angela Jackson, before it weighs whether she should be indicted on four felony charges, and one misdemeanor charge, over her handling of public documents, the county's district attorney has confirmed.

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Local men charged in counterfeit money case

Michael Allen, 40, of McDonough, entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment, on Wednesday, to charges that include conspiracy to produce and possess counterfeit U.S. currency, according to William McKinnon, Jr., Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, who is prosecuting the case.

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Conley man arrested for cardboard theft

A Conley man, already in the Clayton County Jail, was in Henry County Magistrate Court this week, to face charges of allegedly stealing cardboard from a home improvement store.

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Teen faces judge in first appearance hearing

A 15-year-old boy, who is accused of killing a 16-year-old girl reported to be his girlfriend, appeared in Clayton County Magistrate Court for a first appearance hearing, on Thursday.

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Jonesboro man receives 45 years following burglary

A Jonesboro man has been sentenced to serve 45 years in a prison after being convicted on charges of burglary, aggravated assault, and felony obstruction of an officer.

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Jonesboro man receives 45 years following burglary

A Jonesboro man has been sentenced to serve 45 years in a prison after being convicted on charges of burglary, aggravated assault, and felony obstruction of an officer.

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Fourth suspect caught in home- invasion robbery

A Decatur man was in the Henry County Jail without bond Friday, for alleged involvement in a New Year's Eve home-invasion, in which another suspect in the incident, was shot and killed by police.

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Men charged with stealing 107 cases of liquor

Henry County police arrested two men for allegedly stealing dozens of cases of liquor from a McDonough distribution center.

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Firearms thief sentenced

A Jonesboro man has been sentenced to federal prison, along with 12 co-defendants, on charges related to the theft of firearms.

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Firearms thief sentenced

A Jonesboro man has been sentenced to federal prison, along with 12 co-defendants, on charges related to the theft of firearms.

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Teens charged with burglary of Riverdale home

Clayton County Police, along with officers from the Riverdale Police Department, have arrested two teens who allegedly broke into a home and stole juice, snacks, and a laptop, on Monday morning.

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Teens charged with burglary of Riverdale home

Clayton County Police, along with officers from the Riverdale Police Department, have arrested two teens who allegedly broke into a home and stole juice, snacks, and a laptop, on Monday morning.

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Henry to get new patrol cars

Henry County Police Maj. Jason Bolton made a request Tuesday to the Henry County Board of Commissioners to award the lowest bid for the purchase of six, 2011 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor vehicles to Legacy Ford of McDonough. Commissioners unanimously approved the request.

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Jonesboro man confesses to murder of wife

A 54-year-old man confessed to the strangling and killing of his wife, in a 9-1-1 call, following a domestic dispute that allegedly occurred at their Jonesboro home.

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Evicted pair charged with stealing from samaritan

A Clayton County man and woman are believed to have stolen electronics items and prescription medications from a McDonough home, days after being evicted by the alleged victim.

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Riverdale man sentenced for fraud

A Riverdale man has been sentenced to six months in federal prison, followed by six months of home confinement, and three years of supervised release, for the theft of government funds.

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