A Douglasville family is planning a funeral for a 12-year-old because he died in a crash after troopers performed a PIT maneuver that they said was necessary to stop the car he was riding in from speeding.
An art teacher in Alcovy High School is now off the job after students say she used the n-word in the classroom.
Taylor Stevens left for work Tuesday night from her home in Covington and hasn't been seen since.
Newton County School System's superintendent announced the district enacted a temporary mask mandate on Friday, citing an increase in COVID-19 cases.
An Athens teen died late Monday night in a car wreck, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department said.
Covington police said multiple officers suffered minor burns after trying to rescue a suspected car thief from a burning car. Police said they spotted Billy Campbell driving a stolen vehicle on June 28th.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified a man killed in a standoff with deputies at a home in Covington.
Officials said a wanted man is dead and a Newton County Sheriff's Office deputy is recovering after being shot in Covington.
Two teens, ages 16 and 17, were shot at a popular Newton County park on Friday evening. Details are still emerging.
Rodney Young, 53, was convicted of murder and sentenced to die in the 2008 slaying of his ex-fiancée’s adult son, Gary Jones in Covington.
Newton County Coroner submits resignation effective this Friday. Changes her mind during an I-Team interview on Wednesday. Governor Kemp accepts resignation and former Coroner Tommy Davis will be back in office Friday the 27th.
Newton County Coroner Doretha Bailey-Butts, during an exclusive FOX 5 I-Team interview, said she had changed her mind and will be rescinding her resignation.
Newton County Coroner Doretha Bailey-Butts said she will resign from her post as of Friday morning.
A Covington police officer is being credited with saving the life of a 15-month-old boy who was choking.
Authorities said Ronnie Floyd Maxwell, wanted for alleged crimes against children, is behind bars after he was apprehended Saturday.
Christian Swope is just 12 years old, but the Georgia middle school student is already a true hero for saving his friend's life.
Deputies say an "armed and dangerous" Newton County man is wanted for multiple crimes against children.
Deputies in Newton County are searching for a 20-year-old accused of shooting a 70-year-old woman.
The military veteran left her personalized, hand-carved cane after pumping gas at the Georgia Chevron. By the time she realized it was missing, someone had already grabbed it.
The Newton County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday deputies arrested a suspect in a drive-by shooting on March 22.