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Warrant: Marietta man denied bond in home invasion case
A man suspected to have played a role in a violent home invasion was denied bond and remains in Cobb jail for now. Josh Anthony Casborn of Marietta faces three counts of armed robbery with a weapon...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austell woman: Stabbing incident was accidental
A woman police say stabbed a man with an eight-inch kitchen knife during an argument later claimed it was an accident. According to a police warrant, Margaret Yvonne Olympio of Austell, stabbed a m...
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Two men dead in apparent murder-suicide in Kennesaw
KENNESAW — Cobb police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place early Saturday morning in Kennesaw. According to the Cobb County Police Department, officers received a 911 call ...
April 19, 2014 04:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Funding crisis main focus of school debates
School board candidates squared off at debates Thursday, ahead of a competitive May 20 primary likely to be settled based on controversial issues about funding, construction projects, and who is pe...
April 19, 2014 04:00 PM | 6 6 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man sentenced after threat to eat judge’s kids
MARIETTA — A Marietta man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge’s children has been sentenced to prison. James Edward Satterfield, 59, wa...
April 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman bringing in experts to advise first-time homebuyers
Marietta Councilman Anthony Coleman will host a homeownership forum at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at City Hall, 205 Lawrence St. No registration is required.
April 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austell man dies after Ford crashes with garbage truck
An Austell man is dead after a Thursday wreck at Veterans Memorial Highway and Maxham Road. Cobb police officers are assisting the Austell Police Department with the investigation of the crash afte...
April 19, 2014 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb churches prepare for Easter services
The Rev. Roger Allen, the rector of St. James on Church Street in Marietta, was finishing a large batch of sermons Thursday morning to be delivered this weekend. “There is a fantastic energy to the...
April 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enrollment up in Cobb, Marietta school districts
School systems count how many students they have twice a year, once in October and once in March. Student counts serve as a loose measure of overall population growth, but are critical in that stat...
April 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warrant: 3 involved in Cobb domestic dispute
Romeo Zoekia Keller Jr. of Atlanta, Romeo Keller Sr. of Decatur and Elisha Lenise Dobbins of Atlanta have been charged with crimes during a domestic violence incident earlier this month. Police say...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Man robbed 2 restaurants in 2 days
Police say a Smyrna man robbed two restaurants in two days, making off with more than $500. Joel Stephen Easley remains in jail without bond as he faces two felony charges of armed robbery. Police ...
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Police investigate 3 armed robberies in 2 days
MARIETTA — Cobb police officers are investigating three armed robberies that took place over two days. At about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, police say two men approached a victim in the parking lot of Crys...
April 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities: Woman texted death-threats
Dashell Ellis of Atlanta was arrested April 11 after she was accused of sending deaththreat text messages to her probation officer in Cobb County. According to police, on April 7, Ellis sent severa...
April 19, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man, 19, faces felony cocaine charges
Cobb Police arrested 19-year-old Jake Boynton of Marietta April 8 and charged him with possession of cocaine. Police say Boynton was driving down Mabry Road when he was stopped for driving with a b...
April 19, 2014 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austell man faces drug possession charges
David Stephen White of Austell was arrested by Cobb Police on April 8 on charges of possession of illegal drugs. According to police, White was stopped while driving on Mableton Parkway for having ...
April 19, 2014 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: ‘Intoxicated’ man shot gun in yard
Justin Denson of Hiram was arrested April 8 by Cobb Police and charged with aggravated assault, among other charges. According to the arrest warrant, Denson was “heavily intoxicated” when he threat...
April 19, 2014 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing Ball Ground teen found
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said Friday a 15-year-old runaway from Ball Ground was located in Atlanta.
April 18, 2014 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta suspect in March shooting arrested
MARIETTA — A man accused in an apartment complex killing has been arrested in Miami after allegedly fleeing from police. Damion Wright, 26, of Marietta was shot dead on March 27 in the parking lot ...
April 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man finds skeletal remains
A person searching for scrap metal discovered the remains of a badly decomposed body near a Cobb County subdivision Wednesday night, but police say foul play is not suspected.
April 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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