22, Mar 2015 - Student seeks answers to decades-old racial killings
Loy Harrison, left, shows Sheriff J.M. Bond, center, of Oconee County, and Coroner W.T. Brown, of Walton County, where four African-Americans were slain by a mob of white men on July 25, 1946, in Monroe, Georgia.
07, Mar 2015 - Ala. authorities say Ga. man dies beneath overturned trailer
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Alabama authorities say a Georgia man is dead after a trailer being hauled by a truck overturned on top of him. Al.com reports 56-year-old Thomas Keith of Trenton, Georgia, was killed Friday in Fort Payne. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says a truck driver found Keith’s body beneath the toppled trailer. Authorities say the truck driver was pulling away when he realized the ...
25, Jan 2015 - Alabama man charged with shooting at deputy called to his home
MENTONE | A northeast Alabama man has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say he fired shots at a sheriff's deputy responding to a call. The Daily Sentinel reports that 52-year-old Carl B. Jones II of Mentone, near the Alabama-Georgia line, was arrested Wednesday after someone called 911 to report gunfire near a home. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says someone hiding in the ...
15, Dec 2014 - Grand juries explained: How does it work in Georgia?
In the wake of Monday's grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, we asked Sheriff Mike Jolley of Harris County about how grand juries operate and in what ways they are different from regular trial juries.
04, Dec 2014 - Harrison car theft suspect in custody in Georgia
The man who nearly ran over two Hamilton County deputies in a stolen car on Friday, causing one lawman to fire his weapon, has been arrested in Catoosa County, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.
21, Oct 2014 - Walker County deputies arrest man for setting a church on fire
LAFAYETTE, Georgia(WDEF) - Walker County deputies have arrested a man whom they say set a church on fire after wrecking a stolen vehicle. Brandon Harris, 20, of Georgia has been charged with arson, motor vehicle theft, burglary and probation violation. According to the Walker County Sheriff's Office, Harris wrecked a stolen vehicle near Round Pond Road and Old Ringgold Road. After the wreck, he ...
30, Aug 2014 - Accelerant K-9 dog helps in Columbus, GA double homicide
Columbus, Georgia Sheriff, Jimmy Harris, reported the use of the K-9 accelerant dog in a double homicide fire on Tuesday.
10, Jul 2014 - Pedestrian killed in central Georgia crash
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in central Georgia are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian. Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says 63-year-old Amos Harris died after the accident in northern Bibb County. The Bibb County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened Tuesday evening on Riverside Drive, near the intersection of Hudson Street. Jones tells WMAZ-TV (http://on.wmaz.com ...
28, Jun 2014 - Toddler's Dad Researched Hot-car Deaths of Children Online, Officer Said in Warrant
(CNN) -- The suspect in a Georgia toddler's death told police he used the Internet to research child deaths inside vehicles, a search warrant said.The father, Justin Ross Harris, 33, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and second-degree child cruelty in the death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper Harris. The boy died after he was left seven hours in a sweltering SUV on June 18."During an ...
01, May 2014 - Parents of infant found dead at Miss. home held on drug charges in Ga.; other child unharmed
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi authorities said it could be weeks before they know what caused the death of 7-month-old Alyssa Harris, whose parents fled to Georgia after the grandfather called emergency workers to try to help the unresponsive baby.