Articles by: HinterlandGazetteStaff

2 Adults, 8-Year-Old Killed in Murder-Suicide Outside Varnell McDonald’s

2 Adults, 8-Year-Old Killed in Murder-Suicide Outside Varnell McDonald’s

Whitfield County Shooting:  Three people are dead in a shooting at a Varnell McDonald’s/Shell gas station. Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood confirms to NewsChannel 9 that three people are dead at a Varnell gas station. He tells us a woman and 8-year-old boy were shot and killed. Chitwood says the […]

by · April 23, 2015 · Murder-Suicide
Two Shootings Occur at Delaware State University in 5-Hour Span

Two Shootings Occur at Delaware State University in 5-Hour Span

Two shootings at Delaware State University in 5-hour span Two shootings have occurred at HBCU Delaware State University in a five-hour time span from Saturday night to early Sunday morning, NBC Philadelphia reports. The first shooting occurred during the annual university-sanction field day cookout. Three people were injured in that shooting. […]

by · April 19, 2015 · Today's Headlines
1-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot in the Face in Cleveland Shooting

1-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot in the Face in Cleveland Shooting

Cleveland Shooting Cleveland Shooting: A one-year-old boy dies after being shot in the face, according to the Cleveland EMS. The shooting occurred in the 3700 block of East 63rd Street. The boy died en route to a local hospital.

by · April 12, 2015 · Crime
GBI to Investigate Shooting Death of Nicholas Thomas by Smyrna Cop

GBI to Investigate Shooting Death of Nicholas Thomas by Smyrna Cop

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will investigate the shooting death of Nicholas Thomas by Smyrna police officer Sgt. Kenneth Owens. Nicholas Thomas was killed after speeding away in a white Maserati while officers tried to serve him a warrant for felony probation violation. “The Cobb District Attorney’s Office and the […]

Heart Transplant Recipient Anthony Stokes Dies After Police Chase

Heart Transplant Recipient Anthony Stokes Dies After Police Chase

Carjacking suspect Anthony Stokes, 17, dies after police chase and striking a pedestrian in Roswell, Ga., Tuesday afternoon. Stokes gained national attention when he was denied a heart transplant because of “a history on non-compliance,” which included brushes with the law. During his journey in 2013, he asked for a […]

by · April 1, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Andrew Getty, Grandson of Oil Baron J. Paul Getty, Found Dead in LA Home

Andrew Getty, Grandson of Oil Baron J. Paul Getty, Found Dead in LA Home

Andrew Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, was found dead at his home in Los Angeles. Police have deemed his death as suspicious. The body of Getty, 47, was found in his home in the 2900 block of Montcalm Avenue in Hollywood Hills. TMZ reports Andrew Getty was found in […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Shyheim Lewis, 12, Stabbed to Death in Class at Jamaican School

Shyheim Lewis, 12, Stabbed to Death in Class at Jamaican School

TRAGEDY:  Shyheim Lewis, 12, was stabbed to death by a classmate at Barrett Town All-Age School in St. James, Jamaica, on Monday. There are reports a fight allegedly broke out between the two over a seat. Lewis was stabbed in the neck. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Caribbean News
Ricky Shawatza Hall, Kevin Fleming ID’d as Cross-Dressing Duo who Rammed NSA Gates

Ricky Shawatza Hall, Kevin Fleming ID’d as Cross-Dressing Duo who Rammed NSA Gates

The FBI have identified Ricky Shawatza Hall, 27, and Kevin Fleming, 20, as the cross-dressing duo who rammed the gates at the National Security Agency’s headquarters in Forte Meade, the FBI said. Hall was killed, while his accomplice was wounded, the  New York Times reports. The men had a party at […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Cellphone Video Captured Chaos on Germanwings Flight Before Crash

Cellphone Video Captured Chaos on Germanwings Flight Before Crash

UPDATE:  POLICE INVESTIGATORS  DENY VIDEO FOUND!!!! German tabloid newspaper Bild and French magazine Paris Match have obtained a video found among the wreckage of Germanwings Flight 4U9525. The video shows the chaos that ensued from inside the plane. It was reportedly found a cellphone that survived the crash. Bild said […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Breaking News
Ryan Devereaux, 3 Other Journalists, Sue Ferguson PD for Alleged Battery, False Arrest

Ryan Devereaux, 3 Other Journalists, Sue Ferguson PD for Alleged Battery, False Arrest

The Intercept’s Ryan Devereaux and three other journalists are suing the Ferguson Police Department for battery, false arrest and unreasonable search and seizure while they covered the unrest that erupted in the city following the police-involved shooting of Michael Brown in August. Also on the suit are German journalists Ansgar […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Michael Brown