Shot 5 Times, Canton Woman Dies
A 19-year-old Canton woman has died after being shot five times, and her 21-year-old boyfriend has been charged with her murder, the spokesman for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said.
While no one saw the shooting, investigators learned the woman’s boyfriend, Trevor Nuckles of Canton, had been at the scene of the shooting.
"When the homeowner tried to call 911," Lt. Jay Baker said, "Nuckles grabbed her phone and threw it to the ground before leaving the scene on foot."
Man Killed, 4 Injured in Powder Springs Road Accident
A man was killed in an accident on Powder Springs Road in Marietta on Saturday when his Honda Accord moved into the path of an oncoming vehicle.
The driver of the black 1999 Honda Accord, while traveling northbound on Powder Springs Road near Pamela Circle, failed to maintain his lane and collided with a silver 2002 BMW X5.
2 Charged with Illegal Gambling in Norcross Area
Gwinnett County Police said an illegal gambling operation was being run out of a billiards parlor in unincorporated Norcross.
An undercover officer went into Dai Nam Billiards and Cafe a dozen different times. Each time, that officer received cash for winning on electronic gambling machines.
Pro-T-SPLOST Group Unveils New Ads
Untie Atlanta, a group supporting the July 31 T-SPLOST referendum, has launched a new television ad and two radio spots.
The television ad titled “Tied Up,” captures a commuter, already late to see her child play in a baseball game, getting stuck in a traffic jam. The driver’s seat belts start to tighten around her, trapping her for another long trip home.