The FBI Atlanta Division and its Savannah Resident Agency are warning the public to be on alert for a phone scam wherein the caller impersonates law enforcement or judicial officers and informs the targeted individuals that they have failed to respond to jury duty and are now required to pay associated fines/fees for their failure to appear for those duties.
After reports of an early morning brawl at the Waffle House at 6137 Highway 278 in Covington on Sunday, Covington Police Department (CPD) Officer Matt Holbrook arrived to find several people scattered about and covered in blood.
Two of the three suspects in the shooting death of a 26-year-old Newton man in the Silos of Ellington neighborhood last year will be tried together after the motion for a joint trial was approved by Alcovy Judicial Circuit Chief Judge John M. Ott Tuesday.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office issued an Amber Alert late Thursday night after three children were taken by their father after a domestic dispute in their home, Newton County Sheriff's Investigator Jeff Alexander said Friday morning.
After reports of a vehicle traveling down Interstate 20 with no tires, Covington Police Department (CPD) found the reported vehicle, which was in fact missing a tire, and arrested the driver on multiple charges.