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News Nearby: Mom Injects Heroin Next to Kids, I-575 Victim Identified

Here are some top Patch headlines from around Cartersville, the region and the state.

Report: With Kids in Car, Acworth Mom Injected Heroin - Acworth Patch

Cobb authorities arrested an Acworth mother they say purchased and injected heroin with her two children in the car.

Kelley Denise Rhodes was arrested Friday night and charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance, reckless conduct and driving with a suspended license, according toThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The latter charges are misdemeanors. See Acworth Patch for more on this story.

Alpharetta Police Identify Victims of Webb Bridge Road Car Crash - Alpharetta-Milton Patch

Two victims involved in an early morning single-vehicle accident that closed Webb Bridge Road at Big Creek near North Point Parkway have been identified.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Akshay Panducherry, age 18, of Alpharetta. The passenger was identified as Harshavardhan Patlolla, age 21, also of Alpharetta. See Alpharetta-Milton Patch for more on this story.

Victim Identified in I-575 Fatality - Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch

The Georgia State Patrol has identified the woman who was fatally hit by a vehicle on Interstate 575 late Wednesday night.

Jamie Lynn Sanborn, 42, of Ball Ground, was struck and killed near mile marker nine between the new Ridgewalk Parkway interchange under construction and Towne Lake Parkway, said Georgia State Patrol Spokesman Gordy Wright. See Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch for more on this story.

Marietta Officer, Canine Partner Capture Serial Robber, Sniff Out Guns, Drugs - Marietta Patch

The bond between a police canine officer and his canine partner is very special. They live together, train together, patrol the night together and protect one another. That is why w, his grief was no less than someone who had lost a brother or sister. See Marietta Patch for more on this story.

Worker Robbed by Trio with Red Bandanas, Gun - Cartersville Patch

A local resident and Krystal employee said he was robbed at gunpoint under the bridge in downtown Cartersville by men wearing red bandanas.

Cartersville police got the call about 10:35 p.m. Wednesday. The victim, 22, was walking home from work and noticed a group following him on Gilmer Street at the Church Street bridge overpass. See Cartersville Patch for more on this story.

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