Officer Involved Shooting

Suicidal man shot after threat to officers

Release: (Smyrna, GA) - On Saturday, September 18, 2021, the GBI was requested by the Smyrna Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting.  Preliminary information indicates that at 3:22 p.m., officers responded to 3014 North…

Kemp: Vanderlande will create 500 jobs in Cobb…

Release: Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that global material handling and logistics company Vanderlande Industries Inc. ("Vanderlande") will invest $59 million in expanding their North American headquarters in Cobb County. This expansion will create 500…

Cobb Co. traffic stop leads to chase, Officer…

Release: On Monday, August 2, 2021, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Powder Springs Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting. At the intersection of C.H. James Parkway and Brownsville Road…

Kemp Appoints Valdosta Native as District Attorney

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - On Wednesday, Governor Brian Kemp announced the appointment of Cobb County’s Chief Magistrate Court Judge, Joyette Holmes, as District Attorney, AJC reported. Holmes, who grew up in Valdosta, is now the…

Marietta > Charges Dropped Against Drive Thru Eater

MARIETTA -- Apparently you can still take that Big Mac to go, and eat it in the car. Madison Turner, of Alabama, who was ticketed for eating a cheeseburger while driving won't be prosecuted, according to…

Court Reporters Indicted for Stealing $485,000 from Court

MARIETTA -- Billing fraud leads to 3 court reporters being indicted by Cobb County Grand Jury. The court reporters who worked for Cherokee County, are accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars through billing fraud.…

Cobb County Man gets 4 Life Sentences plus…

MARIETTA -- A Cobb County Superior Court Judge had a stern comment for a Cobb County man convicted of raping and molesting two teenage girls. "You, sir, are a predator and you are a liar,”…