Tag Archives: Georgia

Georgia cops caught on bodycam ‘flipping coin to decide arrest’

Two Georgia police officers have been suspended after shocking bodycam footage apparently showed the pair deciding whether to arrest a woman suspected of dangerous driving based on a coin toss. READ MORE: US police drag woman face-down by feet during arrest at Atlanta ICE protest Officers Courtney Brown and Kristee Wilson from Roswell Police Department in Georgia stopped driver Sarah ...

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High crime: Georgia cops inadvertently find grow house with $1.2mn-worth of marijuana

Georgia deputies got a lucky break when they stumbled upon a massive, $ 1.2 million marijuana grow house, while making a house call on an unrelated matter in Cherokee County. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office paid a visit to the home of Carlos Suarez-Diaz Canton on Friday, looking for a suspect to serve a felony arrest warrant. They found a ...

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Hundreds of baby chicks hatch from thrown-away eggs in Georgia (VIDEO)

Hundreds of eggs, abandoned at a dump site in Georgia, have hatched to free a swarm of newborn chicks. The emergence of the little tweeting babies has been filmed by locals, some of whom took the birds home. The eggs were reportedly thrown away by a local poultry farm in the small city of Marneuli, southern Georgia. The eggs were ...

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All aboard the deportation bus! Georgia governor candidate launches campaign tour

A Republican candidate in Georgia unveiled his “Deportation Bus Tour,” a campaign gimmick that will see him tour the US state’s sanctuary cities drumming up support for his tough immigration policies. In a video released Tuesday, State Senator Michael Williams steps off a black prison transport bus to a pumping rock ‘n’ roll soundtrack to announce his bus tour, which ...

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Rave revolution: Protesters call for removal of Georgia PM over ‘baseless’ nightclub raids

When authorities in Georgia ordered raids on two nightclubs in the capital of Tbilisi, they could never have expected the party to be brought to them in protest. That’s exactly what happened when around 4,000 protesters from a group called ‘White Noise’ turned up at the Georgian state parliament, many with speakers pumping out dance music, to demonstrate against police ...

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Military plane crashes in Savannah, Georgia, first responders on scene (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A Lockheed C-130 Hercules military plane has crashed on the outskirts of Savannah, Georgia. Photos shared on social media show a black column of smoke billowing from the wreckage. Emergency responders are at the scene near Gulfstream Road and Highway 21 in Port Wentworth. Eyewitnesses told local news station WTOC that they saw the crash. The Savannah Professional Firefighters Association ...

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Catholic Church fights new child sex abuse bills in Florida & Georgia as ‘unfair’

The Catholic Church is opposing new child sex abuse legislation in both Georgia and New York. One archbishop described proposed statute of limitations extensions for survivors to come forward as “extraordinarily unfair.” A legislative proposal known as the “Hidden Predator Act” (House Bill 605), to extend the statute of limitations for adult survivors of child sex abuse, has been decried ...

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Hotel near Atlanta, Georgia evacuated after man reportedly walked in with guns

Published time: 22 Jan, 2018 13:35 Edited time: 22 Jan, 2018 14:08 A hotel in Henry County, Georgia, has been evacuated after a man reportedly walked in with several firearms. A suspect is in custody, however police say it’s possible there is a crime scene at another location. Officers were called to Home2 Suites Monday morning after staff at the ...

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Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of winter storm

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) has declared a state of emergency for 28 counties in the southeastern part of the state after a Winter Storm Warning was issued from Florida to North Carolina. The state of emergency covers “much of Southeast Georgia” and took effect immediately and extends through to midnight January 5. “The state has begun preparations for potential ...

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Fire kills 11 at luxury Batumi resort hotel hosting Miss Georgia contestants

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 01:10 Edited time: 25 Nov, 2017 01:59 At least 11 people have been killed and scores injured after a fire ripped through a luxury 22-story hotel in Georgia’s Black Sea resort city of Batumi, which is set to host the Miss Georgia beauty contest Sunday. Over one hundred guests were forced to evacuate after the ...

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