Dekalb County, ALWAAY-TV

40 arrested in DeKalb County warrant roundup

Forty people were arrested Monday then multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a warrant roundup, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said 75 warrants were served, and there were 32 new charges. DeKalb County Narcotics and Interdiction Unit, ALEA Region F Task Force, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies,...
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Chickamauga, GAWTVC

Drivers seriously injured in Chickamauga crash involving 2 semi trucks

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — A 3-vehicle crash in Walker County left two drivers seriously injured Wednesday afternoon, state troopers said. Georgia State Patrol (GSP) says the crash happened around 12:45 p.m. on GA-1 in Chickamauga city limits, and involved an SUV, a freightliner commercial truck, and another freightliner that was pulling a tanker-trailer.
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Whitfield County, GAWDEF

Two suspects dead after chase in Whitfield County

TUNNEL HILL, Georgia (WDEF) – The Sheriff of Whitfield County releases information on a deadly police chase Monday afternoon. The Narcotics Unit was trying to stop Kaleb Brown, who they believed was distributing meth, was armed and had an outstanding felony warrant for Aggravated Assault in Tennessee. With the assistance...
Tunnel Hill, GAWTVC

2 killed in crash after chase in Tunnel Hill Monday afternoon

TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) says a man and woman were killed after a crash Monday afternoon in Tunnel Hill. Investigators say this happened while the vehicle's driver was fleeing from a Tunnel Hill Police officer. The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) says on Monday afternoon,...

Rome Woman Jailed After Causing Wreck that Nearly Cost the Lift of her Sibbling

Deleane Starr Ollis, 64 of Rome, turned herself into the Floyd County Jail this week after reports said she caused a wreck that left her sibling with serious injuries. Reports said that back on July 13 of this year Ollis stopped in the middle of Ga 20 at North Avery Road at the bottom of a hill crest where visibility was extremely low. After coming to a complete stop she attempted a U-turn without clearing oncoming traffic. It was then Ollis struck the driver’s door of an oncoming vehicle.

Fatal wreck Saturday on Highway 53/Farmville Road, GSP investigating

An investigation conducted by the Georgia State Patrol is underway into a fatal wreck that occurred on Hwy. 53 at Farmville Road on Saturday (7/24/21) around 11:00 AM. According to information provided by the Georgia State Patrol, a 2016 red Kia Soul was traveling east on GA 53 in the eastbound lane when it made an improper left turn from the eastbound lane toward a driveway, into the path of a 2020 grey Ford Escape.
Chattanooga, TNWTVCFOX

Chattanooga to announce sweepstakes to increase COVID-19 vaccination

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga's mayor plans to pitch an idea to increase the city's vaccination rate, this as the city and county experience a rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Mayor Tim Kelly says on Thursday, August 5, they will announce a sweepstakes for people who get the vaccine. NewsChannel...