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Judge Joe Brown turns himself in to serve jail sentence

Former TV judge Joe Brown found himself on the other side of the law this week. Brown was booked into jail Thursday afternoon. >> Read more trending stories  According to William Gupton, the Director of the Shelby County Corrections Center, former judge Joe Brown is booked and in a cell alone in a protected area ...

Man arrested in Alpharetta on 24-year-old murder charge

An Alpharetta man was in jail Friday after being arrested on murder charges filed 24 years ago in North Carolina.Rodney Cooke has told authorities he won’t fight extradition to the Tar Heel State to face murder charges in the death of his former girlfriend Adrian Sauls, Channel 2 Action News ...

Officer to motorist: ‘You made direct eye contact’

A Michigan resident who was visiting Ohio to visit his mother said a Dayton police officer stopped him for making eye contact and not turning on his car signal 100 feet before turning. John Felton, a Dayton native and an Ohio State University graduate, recorded the encounter with the officer ...

Christopher Starks (Credit: WTOC-TV)

Who was Christopher Starks?

Christopher Jamal Starks, a 22-year-old junior at Savannah State University, was shot and killed late Thursday on campus in the student center. The gunman remained on the loose Friday morning. Here’s more information on Starks: Born: Aug. 17, 1993. Starks was killed 10 days after turning 22. High school: Starks ...

A police chase came to an end at I-75 South and Cleveland Avenue. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Buckhead carjack victim: ‘He dragged me out of the car’

A man wielding a box cutter at a Whole Foods grocery store in Buckhead carjacked a woman’s SUV early Thursday and led police on a high-speed chase before crashing a short time later in southwest Atlanta.The 22-year-old victim, Morgan Watson, told Channel 2 Action News she noticed the suspect, Donald ...

Timothy Allen Ward was arrested Wednesday in Portsmouth, Ohio, just across the state line from West Virginia.  

Rockdale County escapee captured in Ohio

After weeks on the lam, a Rockdale County jail inmate who escaped from work detail is back in custody.  Timothy Allen Ward was arrested Wednesday in Portsmouth, Ohio, just across the state line from West Virginia.  Ward is from West Virginia and authorities suspected he would head for home turf ...

Police training materials on sex crimes spark outrage

Some activists say they are offended by materials used to train Atlanta police officers regarding sex crimes and investigations.   They say the material is outdated, derogatory and offensive. >> Read more trending stories    “This shouldn’t be allowed to exist in 2015,” said Dan Grossman, a local attorney who ...

Jimmy Mathis, 26, is wanted on armed robbery and aggravated assault charges, according to police. (Photo: Conyers police)

Man asks officer for help, robs store at gunpoint 20 minutes later

A DeKalb County man told a police officer his car battery had died when the officer spotted him walking behind a shopping center, dressed in all black. The Conyers officer, working a part-time security job, helped Jimmy Mathis get his Chevrolet Monte Carlo started Saturday night, according to a police ...

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Dunwoody man who impersonated DEA agent sentenced to prison

A Dunwoody man has been sentenced to one year and nine months in federal prison for impersonating an armed Drug Enforcement Administration agent after having previously been convicted of a felony. Daniel Harbison, 40, had been impersonating a DEA agent for several weeks when he conducted an April 3 traffic ...

Ryan Arnold (Credit: Clarke County Sheriff’s Office)

Woman dies after losing baby in Oglethorpe shooting

Hayley Hill, the pregnant 23-year-old who lost her baby when her boyfriend shot her and dumped her from a speeding pickup during a wild police pursuit, has died, Mike Ayers, special agent in charge for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.Hill had been hospitalized with injuries she sustained during the ...

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