LOCUST GROVE — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a medical emergency at Locust Grove High School in which four female students apparently ingested a combination of chemicals and/or drugs.
Only extreme partisans intent on denying President Trump any credit for any success would be critical of the operation he ordered that resulted in the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. These extreme partisans include Speaker Nancy Pelosi who, while praising the “heroism” of the special unit that conducted the raid on al-Baghdadi’s location in Northern Syria, could not bring herself to say anything nice about the president. Instead, she said the House should have been notified in advance. Why? Does the House command troops? Pelosi lamented that Russia was informed, but that was because Russian weapons and troops were in areas over which American helicopters flew in order to reach their target.
Should casino gaming be legalized in 2020, the Atlanta Motor Speedway could potentially house such an operation in the future.
FOREST PARK—I-75 South is open again just past I-675 and Georgia Hwy. 138 in Henry County after a big rig flipped this morning. GDOT said one truck and one bus were involved. The scene cleared around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
FOREST PARK—One man is in custody following a standoff in the Holiday Hills subdivision in unincorporated Forest Park that shut down traffic on I-75 South for several hours Tuesday afternoon and forced residents from their homes.
JONESBORO—Pamela Winn, like other Clayton County prisoners, was shackled hand and foot as she left the privately-run Robert A. Deyton Detention Center in Lovejoy for her court date in 2008. Unlike most others, she was pregnant.
FOREST PARK — A Forest Park man is dead after an officer-involved taser incident in Henry County Sept. 20 near Atlanta Motor Speedway during the Imagine Festival concert.
JONESBORO — A Henry County man is dead after police say he killed two others, then led officers on a dangerous high-speed chase with gunfire through Jonesboro Monday afternoon.
FOREST PARK — If you’ve ever been arrested by the Forest Park Police Department, Clayton County Police Department or Clayton County Sheriff’s Office for a misdemeanor, here’s your chance to get those records restricted.
JONESBORO — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says multiple agencies were involved in the Aug. 30 arrest of three alleged members of the “59 Brim Bloods” gang.
Kenneth Thomas Bowman III, 24, has been charged with seven counts of rape and one count of sexual battery. He was arrested on Aug. 27 at his place of employment.
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Police Department say they have in custody a man they believe is responsible for a series of sexual assaults and rapes over the last four years.
REX — A Rex homeowner's Ring doorbell captured a scene out of the Allstate "Mayhem" commercial when a woman threw a brick through the window, then walked off.
MCDONOUGH, GA—Tory Leroy Jones, Sr. will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2016 murder of his ex-girlfriend, Elimisha Maryetta Gates, at a Stockbridge motel.
McDONOUGH—A former Georgia Bureau of Investigation chief medical examiner who retired after he was found to have violated GBI policy about taking outside trial consulting work was certified as an expert witness for the defense in the Rosenbaum trial.
McDONOUGH—Doctor visits, a heartbreaking encounter in a Walmart and wrangling over allowing a teddy bear in court marked Friday's testimony in the murder trial of Jennifer and Joseph Rosenbaum. The pair are charged in the 2015 death of foster child Laila Daniel.
Bob Westerfield has grown a vegetable garden at home for the past 30 years, and every workday he helps Georgians do the same. As the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension consumer horticulturist, Westerfield grows vegetables to document successes, watch for problems, learn how to solve…
Even with the welcomed rain Georgia farmers have experienced recently, sunscalding on certain fruits and vegetables remains a concern as producers continue with this year’s harvest, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist Andre da Silva.
JONESBORO — Clayton County’s small business owners will want to take note of the 2019 Federal Opportunity Zone Summit, the public portion of which is taking place June 20 at Clayton State University. The summit promises a big financial boost from the county for small businesses.
JONESBORO — The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Statement on Monday morning and warned that saturated ground conditions could lead to further flooding and falling trees. As of press time Tuesday, the NWS said several waves of thunderstorms were expected through Thursday.
Clayton County Superior Court Judge Robert Mack sentenced Gerardo Artemio Ortiz Hernandez, 40, of Mexico to seven consecutive life terms, three without parole, four with the possibility, plus 255 years, all to be served consecutively.
JONESBORO — The city of Jonesboro celebrated one its most famous friends, Burt Reynolds, with a tribute parade featuring Trans Ams, Reynolds’ trailers and his original car.
“Spivey Hall offers music-loving grown-ups and their kids two wonderful events this summer,“ said Melanie Darby, Spivey Hall’s education manager. “The setting by the lake makes a beautiful backdrop for these events, both offering children and families a personal, interactive music experience…
HAMPTON — The Clayton County Water Authority’s Newman Wetlands Center offers residents the chance to wander through nature undisturbed.
Improvements to Southlake Mall move the large retail development into a new direction with a mix of retail, office, restaurants and entertainment.
FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville police have charged two men from Jonesboro and Hampton in the June 7 shooting death of an Applebee's manager.
Many retailers in metro Atlanta will be open by Thanksgiving night for the kick-off of Black Friday shopping. Here is a list of when many stores and major metro Atlanta shopping centers plan to open. Information was gathered from www.theblackfriday.com and several store and mall websites.
Former Henry County High School standout Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20.
While Clayton State University is not in the process of raising monuments, there is a monumental addition, a new science building, rising on the university
A Locust Grove woman made her first appearance Wednesday to hear charges that she allegedly stole more than $400,000 from her mother, who was incapacitated from pain medication.
TALLULAH FALLS — Considered one of Georgia’s seven wonders, Tallulah Gorge offers spectacular views of a series of six waterfalls and rock outcroppings unlike most anything else in the state.
Republican Senate candidate David Perdue stood before a standing room only crowd in McDonough Thursday night and asked supporters to continue standing behind him.