A family was arrested early Sunday morning after a woman was reportedly attacked while eating at Waffle House. Witnesses said she had asked the family trio to stop fighting in the restaurant and leave.
In 2009, Andrea Hammond, the Newton County Home Builders Association's executive officer, was charged with 98 counts of theft by conversion. Late last month, the case against her finally came to a resolution when she accepted a pre-trial diversion in the case.
Four years after the death of 67-year-old Larry John Marchesseau, the woman charged in his death has been found guilty on charges of first- and second-degree homicide by vehicle, reckless driving and failure to maintain lane.
Bonnie LeRoy has been described as the light of her family's life, but on July 26 that light went out when the 92-year-old died at Abbey Hospice, 21 days after suffering injuries while she was a resident of Merryvale Assisted Living.
Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill was cleared of the 25 felony charges against him Thursday, and Newton County District Attorney Layla Zon, who was the special prosecutor in the case, said she respects the jury's verdict.
The juvenile accused of the shooting death of 19-year-old Quintavian Vanard Johnson Friday night, has been charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.