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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied the request submitted on behalf of Marion Wilson Jr., who was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison.

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Trees crash onto truck, block roadway on Ga. Highway 142 west of Newborn.

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CONYERS — The public is invited to take part in the accreditation process for the Conyers Police Department by providing comments at a public information session Tuesday, June 25. The public information session will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at the City of Conyers Council Chambers loc…

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The murder trial of Letron Jemone Bell is taking place this week in the courtroom of Rockdale County Superior Court Judge Robert Mumford. 

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The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia (PAC) is pleased to welcome John A. Regan to serve as the Gang Resource Prosecutor within the State Prosecution Support Division.

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Three suspects were arrested and a truckload of evidence was removed by Covington Police from two different spas following simultaneous raids Friday afternoon.

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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The Rockdale Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who robbed Flash Foods Monday.

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A man wanted by Conyers Police in connection with a May armed robbery at a local apartment complex was arrested Friday following a foot pursuit in Olde Town.

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CONYERS — The trial of a South Carolina suspect captured in Conyers in 2017 ended on the second day after he pleaded guilty to murder June 5.

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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COVINGTON — Newton County has joined other jurisdictions in the east metro area and throughout the state in approving a blight tax ordinance to help address dilapidated residential and commercial properties.

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A Shady Dale man wanted in connection with a 2018 assault on a Porterdale woman was captured without incident on May 22 by U.S. Marshals and the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.

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ATLANTA — Over the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers during the “100 Deadliest Days,” the summer period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when the number of crash fatalities involving a teen driver historically rise. New crash data from…

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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The Conyers Police Department and Crime Stoppers Atlanta are seeking the public’s help in locating Calvin Smith, 20, who is currently wanted for an armed robbery at the Briar Creek Apartments on May 24.

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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COVINGTON — A man allegedly abandoned his vehicle while it was still moving and attempted to flee on foot from police, but was caught and is now facing multiple drug and gun charges.

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A man and woman are facing armed robbery charges after they allegedly robbed another couple at gunpoint in their home, then fled in a Uhaul pickup truck.

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Two teens are facing armed robbery and kidnapping charges after allegedly holding at man at knifepoint and forcing him to withdraw money from an ATM.

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Hot temperatures and low rainfall are pushing up wildfire activity in Georgia. 

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A fire on Black Shoals Road last week destroyed a home and blocked part of the road as six engines, a squad (equipment) truck, and a ladder truck all responded.

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) has posted its “Most Wanted” list online. The purpose for the list is to increase the ability of the Sheriff’s Office to capture wanted persons. The list will be posted at newtonsheriffga.org as well as at the Sheriff’s Office, 15151 Alco…

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COVINGTON — The Covington Fire Department hosted its 10th annual Firehouse 5K early Saturday morning at the American Legion Field in Covington.

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Donated structures that firefighters can burn to hone their hose techniques are another way to safely practice. Rockdale County Fire Rescue got two chances to do that Friday with a pair of old houses on Old Covington Highway SE, behind and adjacent to Cowan Ace Hardware. The homes were donat…

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

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