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Family of man killed by Georgia police want investigation
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:16:11 -0700

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The family of a man who police say drove a Maserati at officers in metro Atlanta before he was fatally shot is seeking an independent investigation.

Nicholas Thomas Shot and Killed By Georgia Police While Inside Maserati
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:10:44 -0700

A 23-year-old was shot in Cobb County, Georgia, Tuesday.

Students attend forum about sex trafficking in suburbs
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:31:36 -0700

The Georgia Attorney General, along with other state and community leaders held a forum in East Cobb County to educate, students and parents about the growing problem of sex trafficking.  The forum was sponsored by the Rocky Mount Counseling Department and the Rocky Mount PTA & Foundation. “Some of the studies have shown that the majority of buyers come from suburbia,” said Georgia Attorney ...

Brown, Cooper given sendoff before games
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:44:42 -0700

The Greater Atlanta McDonald’s Operators Association held a sendoff celebration for Georgia’s three McDonald’s All-Americans on Wednesday at one of the chain’s east Cobb locations.

Four charged in McDonough pawn shop burglary
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:39:01 -0700

Four charged in pawn shop burglary.

Family of man fatally shot by police at Georgia store call for outside agency to investigate
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:23:04 -0700

DECATUR, Ga. — The family of a man who police say drove a Maserati at officers in metro Atlanta before he was fatally shot is seeking an independent investigation.

Mahalo To Charging Order Issued Against Interests In Out-Of-State Non-Party LLCs
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 22:20:46 -0700

First Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Inc. ("FCB") won a Judgment of over $3 million against Mark Epstein, Andrew Kelly, and their company, Mahalo Investments III, LLC, in the State Court for Cobb County, Georgia. During the post-judgment discovery of the debtors' assets, FCB learned that Epstein and Kelly owned interests [...]

Cobb County man charged with hiring hit man to kill wife
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:01:50 -0800

A Cobb County business man was arrested after a Georgia Bureau of Investigation sting, accused of trying to hire a hit man to murder his wife.   The hit man turned out to be an undercover agent.   Joey Nicolella whipped out his smartphone when the raid went down and says he was stunned when agents brought out Amin Zariwala in cuffs.   "Looked out and the GBI and the Cobb County Sheriff's Office ...

Column: Combine just one path for Cobb stars
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:24:06 -0800

On Tuesday, more than 300 college football players from around the country arrived in Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine.

Lawmakers trying to ban dangerous drug
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:21:42 -0700

Georgia lawmakers are trying to ban a dangerous drug that’s made its way to Georgia.   Phenazapam has been reported on local college campuses and is linked to at least one death in the state.   “This is a very serious drug, extremely potent anti-anxiety medication. It literally acts as a muscle relaxant,” said Vic Reynolds, the Cobb County district attorney.   On Wednesday, the bill to ban the ...