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News in Cobb County, Georgia

Sheriff: Suspect ID'd in Cobb Co. missing couple case
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:56:10 -0800

Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson confirmed that they've named a suspect in the case of a missing Cobb County couple. Steverson says there are two active warrants out for Ronnie "Jay" Adrian Towns, 28. One warrant is for making false statements to investigators and the other for criminal attempt to commit theft by deception, Steverson said. Elrey "Bud" Runion, 69, and June Runion were last ...

Suspect Named In Disappearance Of Cobb County Couple
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:10:03 -0800

(WSB-TV) Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson confirmed that they've named a suspect in the case of a missing Cobb County couple. Steverson says there are two active warrants out for Ronnie "Jay" Adrian Towns, 28. One warrant is for making false statements to investigators and the other for criminal attempt to commit theft by deception, Steverson said. ...

Georgia Man Pulled Over for Driving Under the Influence—of McDonald's
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:22:28 -0800

The Cobb County, Georgia, policeman who issued Madison Turner a ticket for driving while eating a cheeseburger on Monday is becoming a polarizing figure. In a study done by the University of Leeds in 2012, researchers found that drivers who were eating had 44 percent slower reaction times than normal.

South Georgia police search for missing Cobb County couple
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:18:46 -0800

Police in south Georgia are searching for a Mariette couple who went missing after going to purchase a car from a seller they contacted online.

Elderly Georgia Couple Missing After Replying To Craigslist Add
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:28:46 -0800

GA: Police are desperate to find a Cobb county couple who could be in danger. The man and woman, in their sixties, headed to South Georgia to buy a car and have not been seen since. The couple was supposed to babysit their grandchildren Friday and never showed up. ...

Cheeseburgers and steering wheels: a dangerous combo?
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:04:22 -0800

Distracted driving comes in many forms – even in a bun.  A resident of Cobb County, Georgia was ticketed when  his eating a hamburger on the road posed a threat to himself and other motorists. 

Georgia high school basketball coach accused of biting another coach's face
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:48:06 -0800

A Cobb County, Georgia, high school basketball coach allegedly bit another coach’s face twice, threatened to beat him and threw a chair inside a school office, according to her arrest warrant. WSB-TV and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution report that Melonie Joyce Martin, the South Cobb High School girls coach, was standing about two inches from the face of coach Tyrone Harris when she allegedly ...

Suspect ID’ed in missing GA couple
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:59:52 -0800

Breaking News // COBB COUNTY, Ga. (WSB-TV) – Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson confirmed that they’ve named a suspect in the case of a missing Cobb Coun…

Deputies looking for suspect in missing couple case
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:13:29 -0800

Georgia authorities Sunday afternoon issued warrants for a man in connection with a Cobb County couple missing since Thursday, according to Channel 2 Action News and other news accounts.

Elderly Georgia Couple Missing After Trip to Buy Craigslist Car
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:39:50 -0800

Georgia police were searching Sunday for a man they believe is involved in the disappearance of Elrey "Bud" Runion, 69, and June Runion, 66.