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3 arrested in Marietta bar shooting

3 arrested in Marietta bar shooting

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Marietta Police say a 34-year-old Sandy Springs man was fatally shot at a bar early Sunday.

Takilam Terrell was found lying in the parking lot of Milo's Bar on Garrison Road at around 3 a.m.

Marietta Police Det. Christopher Lindsey said Terrell was rushed to WellStar Kennestone Hospital for emergency surgery, but later died.

Tuesday evening, police arrested three suspects in Terrell's death. Trina Chatman, Dennis Hampton and Joseph Ricky Hampton all face charges of murder and aggravated assault. Dennis Hampton has also been charged with malice murder and firearm possession.

Cobb residents encouraged to 'Keep Cobb Beautiful' on 4/20

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Cobb County, in conjunction with, Keep Cobb Beautiful invite residents to celebrate Earth Day on April 20. 

Keep Cobb Beautiful will be hosting a Community Recycling Center event to encourage residents to begin their spring cleaning. 

The Recycling Center will be accepting all reusable and recyclable items. Activities planned, include: 

  • Document shredding
  • Electronics recycling
  • Latex paint recycling
  • Styrofoam recycling 
  • Textiles collection
  • and battery recycling

The event will be held at Jim Miller Park, which is located at 2245 Callaway Road in Marietta. 

For more information, call 770-528-1135

S.C. authorities identify abandoned toddler

ANDERSON, S.C. -- Tips came in from around the country in the days after "Little Jane Doe" was left in a stroller on a stranger's doorstep in Anderson.

The picture of 4-year-old Zoe Brown, taken in a hospital room at 2
a.m., and her story, spread faster than investigators could imagine,
through social media and news outlets as the public sought to help
identify the child.

By the time Zoe's parents were found, more than 3 million people had
shared the Facebook photo that the Anderson County Sheriff's Office
first posted on April 3, the day after Zoe was discovered, said
spokesman Chad McBride.

The girl's father, Alonzo C. Brown, 31, of Marietta, Ga. was arrested in
the Upstate and charged with unlawful neglect of a child while the
girl's mother, Tongela Denise McBride was charged as a fugitive fleeing
from justice, according to warrants.

Cobb County hiring police officers

Cobb County hiring police officers

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- The Cobb County Police Department is looking for new officers.

Everyone is welcome to apply; no law enforcement experience is necessary.

Applicants must be at least 21 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, be a U.S. citizen and pass a series of tests, including a fitness assessment, drug test, interview and background check.

The starting salary for a police officer is $38,355. Officers also receive benefits packages with health, dental and life insurance, a retirement plan, and paid leave and holidays.

Learn more and apply for the job at hr.cobbcountyga.gov.

Weekend street closures and event parking/travel tips

Weekend street closures and event parking/travel tips

ATLANTA -- With hundreds of thousands of people planning to attend events in the City over the next four days, transportation officials have released a list of street closures, as well as parking suggestions and travel tips. The following comprehensive information was collected from the Atlanta Police Department, the Georgia Department of Transportation, and MARTA.

A.P.D. - The Atlanta Police Department reminds the public of heavy traffic volume in Downtown Atlanta from April 4th-8th , centered around the Final Four basketball tournament and related events around the Georgia Dome.  The Department is urging event-goers and others who must travel into Downtown to consider taking MARTA, or other alternative modes of travel to decrease volume. 

Searching for a story and finding a Knight

ATLANTA, Ga. -- On Friday afternoon Jeff Hullinger was assigned a 'simple' task by producers after the afternoon editorial meeting.

The task was to "find something interesting and something unusual" relating to the Final Four weekend festivities. Hullinger obliged.

He checked every venue, shook hands and spoke with an abundance of out-of-towners and this video chronicles his sporting journey.

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Baseball Poll

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The latest edition of the USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Baseball Poll is here. This week, there are more changes with a new name at the top this week.

Loganville returns to the top spot this week, followed by East Coweta, Milton, Lambert, and East Paulding.

Eagle's Landing Christian is next with Blessed Trinity, McEachern, Gainesville and Marietta completing the Top 10.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Baseball Poll is computer generated and produced by USA Today exclusively 11AliveNews