Accused of setting husband’s clothes on fire
A Morrow woman was arrested for allegedly setting her husband's clothes on fire in an attempt to burn down his house, Clayton County fire officials announced Monday.
Clayton County teenagers are poised to put candidates on the hot seat at a public forum in Forest Park.
Clayton sheriff’s Lt. Brian Crisp said Jason Edward Stallings, 27, is charged with aggravated assault, reckless conduct, possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime and discharging a firearm near a highway. Stallings was arrested by the Clayton Fugitive Unit and members of the Flint River Drug Task Force.
On Saturday, the Freeman-Souder family will quietly mark Annie Souder’s 100th birthday and rehash old stories.
An Ellenwood man is accused of staging a hostage situation that kept Clayton County police officers busy for more than eight hours Wednesday, and made his first court appearance Friday afternoon.
The mother of a 13-month-old toddler who died allegedly at the hands of his father fell to her knees in grief Friday morning after learning the accused killer was given a bond.
Jamuel Tarrant was honored Thursday at Lake City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for his history-making role in the National Negro League.
Clayton County police have issued a Mattie’s Call for a Jonesboro man who suffers from a severe brain injury.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the second officer-involved shooting in Clayton County in five days.
Clayton County SWAT and police officers spent more than eight hours Wednesday working what they thought was a hostage situation — only to discover the house they were watching was empty.
A hearing to determine whether a sentence of life without parole for a teenage killer is cruel and unusual punishment has been delayed while the local court awaits a pending ruling on the issue by the U.S. Supreme Court.
In just two days, Forest Park made $700 from collecting residents’ curbside recyclables, giving hope that the decision to start the program will prove profitable for the city, said officials.
A Riverdale teenager faces numerous public indecency charges after being indicted Wednesday by a Clayton County grand jury.
Clayton County police continued into Wednesday evening dealing with a possible hostage situation inside Saddle Creek subdivision off Panola Road.
As of about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Clayton County police had been working a possible hostage situation in Ellenwood for more than five hours, said police.
Morrow police will be serving up crab cakes all day Thursday, along with everything else on the menu at Joe’s Crab Shack, to raise money for Special Olympics.
Two Jonesboro men were arrested Monday after a daring daytime theft of copper from a vacant grocery store, said police.
The murder case against three relatives was bound over to Superior Court for possible grand jury presentment Tuesday following a lengthy preliminary hearing.
A Jonesboro woman accused of stabbing her mother to death earlier this month in an argument over her eviction was in court briefly Tuesday, but her hearing was continued.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting at a Morrow apartment complex that sent an assault victim to the hospital, said Clayton County police.
Families looking for a cheap way to celebrate the country’s 236th birthday need only to look as far as the Clayton County Water Authority’s reservoir areas and wetlands center.
This Sunday (May 6) is Senior Adult Day at the First Baptist Church of Morrow, which is located at 1647 Lake Harbin Road.
It’s time to drag out those old paint cans, worn-out batteries and useless fire extinguishers, and properly dispose of them, for free, during the Clayton County Water Authority’s Household Hazardous Waste Amnesty Day.
Fellowship Baptist Church, 157 Rountree Road, Riverdale, is hosting The Blackwood Brothers Quartet Sunday at 11 a.m.
Investigators with the Clayton County sheriff’s Fugitive Unit have arrested three of four people wanted in connection with the April 5 shooting death of a man on Southlake Parkway, said Lt. Brian Crisp.
The attorney for a College Park man charged with killing his baby’s mother in July 2010 told Clayton County jurors Tuesday that the defendant’s girlfriend committed the crime to get the woman out of his life.
Taking a cue from the White House, Forest Park officials planted a community garden in 2010 to encourage healthier eating and outdoor exercise, and will plant again on Saturday, April 14, at 9 a.m.
Gabriel Emmanuel Hardnett, 27, a Jonesboro man last seen about 8 p.m. Monday, is schizophrenic and doesn't have his medicine.
For members of Lovejoy First Baptist Church, the cross is a daily reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for the world. Since 2010, volunteers have built thousands of small wooden crosses and gave them away free so Christians everywhere can display the “quiet yet powerful” message that they believe in God.
With the April 17 tax filing deadline rapidly approaching, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Internal Revenue Service announced their continued commitment to the investigation and prosecution of those who violate federal tax laws.
Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services will host its first Homeland Security Summit Tuesday in Jonesboro.
Clayton County Sheriff Kem Kimbrough is expected to announce Tuesday morning his intent to run for a second term in office.
A College Park man standing trial a second time in the strangulation death of his baby’s mother took the stand Monday morning during a pretrial hearing to deny telling police he killed her.
The Forest Park City Council is expected to vote April 16 to accept a solid waste disposal contract with an emphasis on recycling and reducing the amount of garbage taking up space in local landfills.
Slain Clayton County sheriff's Deputy Rick Daly's family will unveil his permanent place on the Georgia Police Memorial Wall during a ceremony Friday morning at the Banke Justice Center in Jonesboro.
Effective Aug. 1, the Insurance Services Office rating for Forest Park residents improves from Class 3 to Class 2, said fire chief Eddie Buckholts. That could soon mean lower insurance premiums.
A list of things going on at local houses of worship.
A months-long battle to get alcohol licenses approved for two closed former strip clubs fizzled out Monday night, when an attorney representing the owner asked the Forest Park City Council to set aside the request until ongoing litigation is resolved.
After meeting several social responsibility and business requirements, Smarr Financial Services Inc., is now authorized to offer a popular insurance program in Clayton County.
Clayton County middle school students have a unique opportunity to experience what it is like to be sheriff, in one of two youth-oriented events hosted this spring by Sheriff Kem Kimbrough.
First Baptist Church in Lovejoy helps nearly 50 girls get the dresses and accessories needed to attend their proms.
A 1997 amendment to the Forest Park City Charter reduced the number of councilmembers from seven to five, but failed to make appropriate changes to reflect the lower number in various places throughout the document. City Manager John Parker originally said a stroke of a pen should be all it takes to correct what is essentially a housekeeping matter.
The Clayton County Sheriff’s Fugitive Unit has caught up with a man, who has been wanted since a February shooting that occurred during a drug deal, according to a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office.
Monday’s surrender of an ousted Forest Park City Councilmember was the result of the joint effort of the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office and the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.
Matthew Cannon, 18, Ryan Lynch, 17, and Josh Grossnickle, 17, will be honored Saturday during an Eagle Court of Honor at Jonesboro’s St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, where the troop meets.
A Clayton County Superior Court grand jury indicted a man for bringing in a handgun to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in January, according to documents.
A suspended Clayton County alternative school student was arrested Tuesday morning for what police said was his third burglary in a month after they allegedly caught him in the act of stealing seven firearms from a Jonesboro home.
About 20 members of Teen Council to take the oath of office as administered by Judge Allyson Pitts.
The tables outside Clayton County Office of Solicitor General were laden with all manner of sweets Tuesday as the staff worked to raise money for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life event. Tough job, but someone had to do it.
A Clayton County couple, formerly of Henry County, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to three counts of child molestation during a break in jury selection for their trial set to start this week. They were sentenced to 15 years, to serve five in prison followed by 10 on probation.