Douglas County father sentenced to 40 years for sexual assault of underage daughter
Investigators say the underage girl was able to take a photo of her naked father and run away from home to call the police.
Missing: Darrell Wynn Earnest
He is described as a black male, standing 5'7" with black hair and brown eyes and weighing around 159 pounds. Darrell goes by the nickname of “July” and is homeless.
Mother jumps in while sons attack sophomore student after school, police say
LaMeitha Thompson says she wants the mother who allegedly jumped in while her sons beat up her child after school to face felony charges.
Lithia Springs Waffle House shooting suspect in custody
A suspect in the Thornton Road Waffle House shooting has been taken into custody.
Douglasville homeowners fined $10K after mass shooting outside Sweet 16 party
The Walker's say the HOA fined them for inviting the shooters into the neighborhood. The family says the association has the story all wrong.
Kemp appoints 2 new Douglas County commissioners in wake of corruption indictment
Their replacements will remain in office until the criminal cases are resolved, or a special election can be held should there be a conviction.
Douglasville elementary student brings knife to school, multiple children cut, school says
The principal says law enforcement is handling the situation.
FOUND: Douglasville teen on spectrum gone missing in Chamblee
Update: Police say the teen was safely located at a laundromat.
Man, woman shot by Cobb County police after overnight chase
Authorities are investigating a shooting involving Cobb County Police officers. The shooting happened in the overnight hours near Maxham Road and Thornton Road in Douglas County.
East Coweta High School student accused of making threats on social media
An East Coweta High School student has been identified as a suspect in school shooting threat investigation, according to the Coweta County Sheriff's Office.
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Douglas County after attacking dogs
Douglas County Animal Control (DCAS) responded to an incident of a raccoon attack on two owned dogs in the North County Line area of Lithia Springs.
Man shot, killed attempting to attack woman with knife, GBI says
Deputies were forced to open fire on a man attempting to attack a woman at a Douglas County home on Sunday evening, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Man convicted of raping 14-year-old in Douglas County, passing along STD
The case began in the summer of 2020 when a 14-year-old victim visited a friend's house in Douglas County. T
Who will Gov. Kemp choose to replace indicted Douglas County commissioners?
With 40 percent of the Douglas County Commission currently suspended after indictment, the remaining members met Monday morning promising citizens won't notice any difference.
Kemp suspends two Douglas County commissioners without pay. Who will take their place?
Two members of the Douglas County Commission — including the chairman — have lost their jobs at least for now in the wake of a bid rigging scandal.
Lionsgate to anchor new studio in Georgia
The 500,000-square-foot, full-service, entertainment complex will sit on 40 acres.
Great Point Studios, Lionsgate coming to Douglas County
Great Point Studios is building a new film and television complex with Lionsgate Studios as its anchor tenant in Douglas County.
5th arrest made in Douglas County birthday party shooting that killed teens
A fifth arrest has been made in the shooting that killed two teens attending a birthday party in Douglasville in early March.
Man dies after shootout with Douglas County deputies
Family members of the man involved in a shootout with law enforcement officers in front of a Douglas County home Wednesday morning, say he has died. Investigators later confirmed his death.
Man arrested for bomb threat at Wellstar Douglas Hospital
Wellstar Douglas Hospital had to be put on lockdown while police investigated a bomb threat. Now they say they've identified and arrested the man who called the threat in.