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LaFAYETTE, Ga. — The Chickamauga man accused of beating his grandmother to death still says he didn't do it.

Deputies found William Robert Packer in his living room face down, with three bullet holes in his back and a pool of blood surrounding his stiff, lifeless body.

Deputies found William Robert Packer in his living room, lying face down, three bullet holes in his back and a pool of blood surrounding his stiff, lifeless body.

Hollie Berry was hoping for triple digits — a one followed by a couple of doughnut holes.

A Dalton, Ga., man is headed to prison for life after a jury convicted him of murder this week.

Two men were convicted last week for traveling to Murray County, Ga., to have sex with children.

CALHOUN, Ga. — The doctor's receptionist called Jenny Parks on Wednesday evening to confirm her niece's appointment.

Twanna Blair will definitely, never ever, no way be charged again in connection with Cleveland's 1999 Valentine's Day triple slayings. Maybe.

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. -- Two years before somebody blasted bullets into William Robert Packer's body inside his home, the North Georgia man stood over another bleeding body, a 12-gauge shotgun in Packer's hands.

The Chattooga County, Ga., Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of man who was shot multiple times this weekend.

The Chattooga County, Ga., Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of man who was shot multiple times this weekend.

A judge reversed the Bradley County school board's decision to dismiss a teacher and ordered the district to rehire her and pay the woman retroactive to her 2012 dismissal date.

Three weeks before police say he sexually abused another student, Damon Avery Johnson attended a ceremony dedicated to his future college baseball career.

All across America, this scene plays out: One youth league baseball coach accuses another of cheating. The coaches argue. Then, one threatens the other.

A suspect in the Calhoun High School sexual battery investigation has lost his baseball scholarship.

ROCKY FACE, Ga. — As last Sunday night turned into Monday morning, Boyd Randall Green started drinking vodka. Then, he called the cops.

Widespread Panic kicked off their show Saturday night by playing "Disco." And playing it. And playing it.

Six months after Tommy Walraven was beaten to death on Christmas night, his girlfriend's son faces prison time.

Police in Ellijay, Ga., arrested a Talking Rock, Ga., man who they say ran over and killed an 18-month-old boy.

The Gilmer County, Ga., sheriff says one of the Calhoun High School sexual battery suspects will "most probably" be charged with another crime.

A quick peek at the wrong moment was the difference between freedom and imprisonment.

An aspiring rapper, model and dancer from Detroit will appear July 18 in Whitfield County Superior Court for her arraignment on murder and armed robbery charges.

A Varnell, Ga., police officer is back on the job today after crashing his patrol car into another vehicle, throwing the other driver onto the pavement.

The Whitfield County Grand Jury indicted a 21-year-old Detroit woman this afternoon on a murder charge.

ELLIJAY, Ga. — The high school party grew too big, too out of control in this small Northwest Georgia town.

The widow of former Catoosa County, Ga., Probate Judge Gene Lowery will not seek his position, but it appears that a magistrate will.

Somebody is hauling away cows of DeKalb County, Ala., like a bandit behind the wheel of a rural Brink’s truck.

CALHOUN, Ga. — Of all the students who heard their names announced on the Calhoun High School football field Friday night, one name garnered the most attention.

The attorney for a Southeast Whitfield High School student says his client is not a suspect in the Gilmer County post-prom rape investigation.

Last year, Georgia Judge Sam Finster said he did not know that he was breaking the law.

CALHOUN, Ga. — As police continue to investigate an alleged rape that occurred earlier this month at a party after Calhoun High School's prom, the school district has banned three seniors from attending graduation Friday night.

Lawyers for a convicted Walker County, Ga., murderer say a local judge inflicted "cruel and unusual punishment" by pushing the killer's appeal back for nine years.

What happens to our Web presence when we die?

The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office has identified the skeletal remains found in November at 3863 Dogwood Valley Road in Tunnel Hill as that of 54-year-old Lawrence Douthitt.

ROME, Ga. — Former Murray County Magistrate Bryant Cochran walked into a federal courtroom Thursday afternoon for an arraignment, his wrists bound with handcuffs, his legs shackled.

Jeff McDonald expected to hear his name called. That's it.

Alone in the hospital room with his son, Bo Redman placed a ball in John's left hand.

The Dalton State assistant basketball coach who suffered severe injuries two weeks ago after crashing his car on Interstate 85 is steadily improving.

Pluck, pluck, pluck.

CALHOUN, Ga. — When he merged onto Interstate 75, Jonta Melik Gaines said, he watched a car thunder past him on the left, way too fast.

A Ringgold, Ga., woman convicted in a case involving an injury to her son's hand and a false photo on Facebook has been sentenced to three years on probation.

Casey Cox has won the Republican primary for the Cumberland County Sheriff race.

Behind the tall grass and the overgrown shrubbery, the natural green shields that blocked 2520 Post Oak Road from the outside world and the outside world from the Ringgold home, a man walked onto the front porch Thursday afternoon.

Three weeks ago, a Cobb County, Ga., man pleaded guilty to child molestation. He admitted to inappropriately touching two girls and was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison.

Brittany Huber met John Redman three years ago, back when he coached her little brother's basketball team. She attended all the games, those close to her family say. Then they became friends on Facebook. Then they became a couple.

After the police chase, and after the foot chase, and after the knife slice and the push into a creek bed and, finally, the arrest, officers found what they believe ignited all this Sunday morning madness.

A key hearing in 10 Catoosa and Dade county child sex sting cases has been delayed. Again.

A north Georgia man will spend the rest of his life in prison. And even then, after his death, he will be scheduled for two more centuries behind bars.

When deputies approached, investigators say, 42-year-old Bobby Lee Dixon leaned his foot into the accelerator and steered toward a detective.

After mass shootings in recent years, some states have pursued stronger limits on guns while others, like Georgia, have taken the opposite path, with advocates arguing that people should be allowed to carry weapons as an issue of public safety.

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