Two men involved in a fight reportedly sparked by racial slurs outside a Waffle House turned themselves in to Butts County deputies in connection with the shooting death of a third man, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Wednesday.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a man who was shot to death outside of a Waffle House had called other customers racial slurs and started a fight before the shooting.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says racial slurs sparked a confrontation that led to gunfire.
In Butts County, deputies were front and center on Halloween night, passing out candies to trick-or-treaters in neighborhoods where sex offenders live. The approach followed a court ruling which prohibited the Sheriff’s Office from placing warning signs in front of the homes of sex homes.
A federal judge barred the Butts County sheriff from posting warning signs in front of the homes of registered sex offenders.
A federal judge heard arguments from both sides Thursday in a lawsuit filed by three sex offenders against the Butts County Sheriff's Office.
A group of sex offenders in Butts County is suing the Sheriff's Office for posting "No Trick-or-Treating" signs on their homes. The Butts County Sheriff said he's taking action to keep kids safe on Halloween by posting the signs, but the sex offenders argue this is a violation of their rights to free speech and to privacy.
The driver behind the wheel of a car that crashed into a pickup truck, killing four people, while fleeing from law enforcement in Butts County Friday, has since died.