Tags: shooting

Police and political parties together for panel

ATHENS, Ga. — On Wednesday night, the police, the local NAACP and the Athens-Clarke County Police Department will discuss issues of police, race and deadly force. For Amber Webb, chairman of the UGA College Republicans, this is an important event. “Let’s try and find a solution for this because it’s a partisan issue and it…

Deputy Involved Shooting in Oconee County

                – 38 year old John Martin The GBI is investigating a deputy involved shooting in Oconee County. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department says one of its officers shot 38 year old family violence suspect John Martin around 10 PM last night. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded…

Bigger lead, bigger reward: New evidence advances case

Athens, Ga- Georgia Bureau Investigation links gun to the shooting scene resulting in the death of Breana Jeree Blackwell, 23.     Even with the gun linked to to scene, ACCPD cannot prove that the 7 suspects were at the scene of the crime. Police are still offering a $10,000 reward for any details regarding the…

Woman flees home due to street violence

By: Katya Riedlinger One woman* came home to a home full of bullet holes and damage due to a shootout in her neighborhood. The scene was a nightmare to the homeowner, her neighbors and innocent bystanders who fell victim to the violence. This homeowner decided not to take any chances with her life and is moving…

Jamie Hood, the man accused of killing Athens cop, Buddy Christian, took the stand once again today.  Judge Sweat granted the motion to continue.  Since this case has already been delayed several times, he only gave the defense 4 days. The hearing is reset to this Friday at 10 am.