Falcons wide receiver arrested for failure to appear on a warrant

Falcons wide receiver arrested for failure to appear on a warrant

ATLANTA, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was arrested early Tuesday morning for failure to appear in court on a warrant, jail records indicate.

Man seriously injured in three-story fall at Mall of Georgia

BUFORD, Ga., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A man was seriously injured Sunday afternoon when he fell three floors while sitting on a balcony railing at the Mall of Georgia, police said.

Father. stepmother charged with killing girl found in trash can

ATLANTA, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A father and stepmother were charged Saturday with killing a 10-year-old girl whose burned body was found in a trash can in suburban Atlanta, police said.

Georgia officer on leave after two shot to death in domestic incident

ATLANTA, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A man and a woman were killed in a shooting involving a police officer early Wednesday in what Georgia police called a domestic incident.

Suspected peeping Toms fall through bathroom ceiling

DULUTH, Ga., April 30 (UPI) -- Police in Georgia said two men accused of trying to spy on women in a movie theater restroom were busted when they fell through the ceiling.

Police: Men took $65K in frozen wings

ATLANTA, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Georgia police said they arrested a pair of storage facility workers who allegedly stole $65,000 worth of frozen chicken wings.

Alleged drunk driver causes 15 wrecks

SNELLVILLE, Ga., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A 70-year-old Georgia man has been accused of causing at least 15 wrecks, killing one person and critically injuring another while driving drunk, police said.

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Ex-MLBer Andruw Jones arrested for battery

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Former Major League Baseball outfielder Andruw Jones was arrested in suburban Atlanta Tuesday after a domestic dispute, police said.

Hindu temple leader arrested

NORCROSS, Ga., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The head of the Hindu Temple of Georgia has been charged with theft and practicing medicine without a license, said Gwinnett County Police.

Kidnapping victim jailed

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., July 7 (UPI) -- A kidnapping victim in Georgia, freed after one of his captors was shot and killed by officers, landed in jail Monday on outstanding warrants.

Deputy, two daughters found shot to death

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Authorities in Gwinnett County, Ga., are investigating the deaths of a deputy sheriff and her two daughters found shot to death in their home.

Robbers kidnap couple, hold son hostage

ATLANTA, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Robbers in Lilburn, Ga., an Atlanta suburb, held a kidnapped couple's son hostage while demanding jewelry from their store, police said.

Flasher hits Georgia

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Police in Georgia suspect a serial flasher is targeting a suburban community there.

Police: Road rage may have caused shooting

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Police in a Georgia community are investigating a recent shooting at a gas station that may have been prompted by road rage.
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