Wreck Causes Maple Road (Rome) To Be Closed on Sunday

Just after 7pm on Sunday a single vehicle accident in the 2000 block of Maple Road left a 33 year-old male with injuries. Reports said that the driver of a 2021 Hyundai Tucson. left the road way and struck a power pole causing it to snap. The vehicle then flipped...
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Cherokee County man charged with child molestation

A Cherokee County man was arrested Thursday on a charge of child molestation dating back two years, according to the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office. Mark Westbrook, 62, is accused of molesting a child under 16 from 2019 to July at his home in northeast Cherokee County, according to his arrest warrant.
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Police pursuit ends with crash, fatality, multiple injuries and arrest

Police say a Marietta man faces multiple charges after leading officers on a pursuit that ended with a crash, fatality and multiple injuries. The crash happened late Sunday afternoon on Powder Springs Road at Milford Church Road, just north of Smitha Middle School, when the driver of a black 2020 Dodge Charger failed to pull over for police, according to Cobb Police Officer Shenise Barner.
Polk County,

Massive search continues for Polk County woman

The race to find an elderly grandmother in the woods of rural Northwest Georgia continued Monday as the hope to find 83-year-old Barbara McCray alive remained strong. Members of several public safety agencies, search and rescue teams, McCray’s family and volunteers converged for the second day in the area of Dugdown Mountain south of Cedartown, on the county line between Polk and Haralson counties.
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3 dead, 1 injured in 3 Cobb crashes

Three men were killed and one was seriously injured in three separate crashes in Cobb County on Sunday and Monday. A 17-year-old was charged with vehicular homicide after his passenger was thrown out of his car as he fled from police on a Marietta road Sunday afternoon, Cobb County police spokeswoman Shenise Barner said in a news release Monday.

18-year-old Marietta man killed in motorcycle crash

An 18-year-old Marietta man was killed Sunday night when he crashed his motorcycle into another vehicle on Atlanta Road, just over a mile north of Campbell High School, according to police. According to investigators, Ivan Gonzalez was driving a blue 2016 Yamaha YZFR6 motorcycle south on Atlanta Road just past...

Calhoun man faces felony weapons charges related to Rome murder

A Gordon County man has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the shooting death of Jasper Jermaine Brewster III in West Rome. Blake Marquese Pugh, 31, of Calhoun was picked up by a Floyd County deputy on Friday from the Pitt County Jail in Greenville, North Carolina, and returned to Rome to face felony charges related to the May 17 killing.