Beloved Cedartown teacher killed in crash, 21-year-old woman arrested
A beloved teacher was killed in a wreck after leaving school Tuesday. David Brown was a social studies teacher at Cedartown Middle School.
GBI: Man murdered by burglar in Polk County home invasion
A dangerous robbery in Polk County ended with a man dying from a gunshot wound in his home. Police say they caught the suspect breaking into another home on the same street shortly afterward.
Charges upgraded to murder for man in Cedartown home invasion shooting, the GBI says
Brandon Lyle faces murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, armed robbery, home invasion, burglary, theft by taking, among other charges.
Man at center of politically charged and deadly hit-and-run appears in court
Man at the center of a deadly hit-and-run case appears in court. Ryan Dover called State Representative Trey Kelley instead of 911 after the deadly accident. Case moving forward.
Polk County police converge on DUI suspect during chase
Police in Polk County said a man was high when he led officers on a pursuit involving more than a dozen police units.
Two men charged with child sex, drug crimes in Polk County
Two men were arrested on child sex and drug charges as part of two separate investigations by the Polk County Police Department.
GBI releases new details about Cedartown drive-by shooting
New details have been released about a drive-by shooting which killed a young woman and injured her mother in Cedartown early Tuesday morning.
Young woman killed in Cedartown drive-by shooting, police say
Randy McClarity Sr., 57, was later arrested and charged with murder, malice murder, and three counts of aggravated assault in connection to the shooting.
Rockmart City Police Department K9 receives donation of body armor
Rockmart City Police Department’s K9 Gena has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
Georgia police arrest man with 3.3 pounds of meth after traffic stop, brief chase
Polk County officers witnessed the suspect allegedly toss two bags full of meth out of his window during a police chase.
Fire department raises more than $20k for 2-year-old son of NW Georgia captain
Josh Ingram's 2-year-old son, Briggs, went underwater at Lake Martin in Alabama. Ingram performed CPR for over 30 minutes until first responders flew the child to a hospital. Brings has been in the pediatric intensive care unit since the accident.
Polk County man wanted for choking dog in front of child, police say
Have you seen this man? Andrew Compton is accused of choking a small dog in front of a child and tossing the poor animal to an aggressive dog that left it badly injured.
Police: Man crashes car during high-speed chase through Polk County
What started as a routine traffic stop for speeding turned into a high-speed police chase through Polk County, police say. The chase ended with the driver crashing into the woods and catching on fire.
Man arrested after leading Polk County officers on brief pursuit
Vincent Keith Sweeting, 41, was arrested on multiple drug and traffic charges late Monday evening.
Arrest made in Alabama in connection to body found in tool box along Polk County dirt road
The body of Lachancey Williams, 40, of Cedartown, was discovered by crews doing work along Esom Hill Road on March 15.
4 injured, including infant and 2-year-old girls, in Polk County house fire
The Polk County Fire Department and Rockmart Fire Department responded at around 1:30 a.m. to the home on Oak Road in Aragon.
Polk County Sheriff's Office mourns loss of beloved sergeant
REST IN PEACE: Officials say Sgt. Kerry Eason was the type of law enforcement officer who treated everyone with respect, no matter if they deserved it or not. The Polk County sergeant died suddenly over the weekend.
Body wrapped in tarp, stuffed in toolbox found dumped in Polk County
The body was discovered by crews doing work along Esom Hill Road.
Cedartown mother determined for new leads in son's cold case murder
Mary Anne Albert counts the days since her son, Kenneth Albert, died in a shooting in Cedartown. The shooting happened sometime on May 22, 2016, on Barnes Alley.
32-year-old Floyd County mother not heard from for nearly two weeks
Jackie Leath and her family are desperately seeking information regarding the disappearance of a woman who was last seen near Rome.