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Use of force 'not justified' in officer shooting of Bartow teen
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:37:51 -0700

A Bartow County Grand Jury has stated that the use of deadly force in the February shooting of a teen was 'not justified'. Christopher Roupe, 17, was fatally shot by Euharlee officer who claimed the teen answered the door with a gun.

Grand jury: Deadly use of force unauthorized
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:21:56 -0700

(AP) — A grand jury has determined that a police officer's use of force in the fatal shooting of a teenager was not authorized. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Sherry Lang has said two Euharlee police officers were serving two probation violation warrants Feb. 14 when a 17-year-old boy opened the door with a gun pointed at them.

Bat disease discovered in northeast Georgia
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:40:22 -0700

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- A killing disease that's devastating bat populations is now working its way east and south through Georgia. Wildlife biologists early last year confirmed the presence of white-nose syndrome for the first time in Georgia bats.

Bat disease discovered in northwest Georgia
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:06:22 -0700

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A killing disease that's devastating bat populations is now working its way east and south through Georgia. Wildlife biologists early last year confirmed the presence of white-nose syndrome for the first time in Georgia bats. That was in far northwest Georgia. Now ...

Douglas Co. High evacuated due to pepper spray
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:38:16 -0700

Douglas County High School was evacuated on Wednesday afternoon due to an incident with pepper spray.

One dead in Gwinnett Co. wreck
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:37:57 -0700

Gwinnett County authorities are on the scene of a fatal car accident in Gwinnett County.

Forsyth Co. bank robbery shuts down traffic
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:07:58 -0700

Forsyth County authorities are investigating a bank robbery that happened on Wednesday afternoon.

Henry Co. police searching for sexual assault victims
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:23:10 -0700

Authorities in Henry County are investigating a series of sexual assaults in the area and they're searching for other possible victims.

Woman found dead in Ellenwood home
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 05:37:57 -0700

Authorities are investigating the death of a woman at an Ellenwood home.

Body found near North Henry Co. police precinct
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 03:53:06 -0700

Henry County Police are searching for clues in a bizarre death investigation.