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Police: 2 bodies found at Acworth home

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Police are investigating after two bodies were found at a home in Acworth on Tuesday.

The discovery was made at a home on Cowan Road and South Main Street.




Two in hospital after husband shoots wife, self

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Police say a man and woman are in the hospital after an apparent domestic dispute in Acworth, Ga. erupted in gunfire.

A spokesperson for the Acworth Police Department said that a man shot his wife three times before turning the gun on himself in the 4800 block of Archer Place.

Police: No charges after 2-year-old accidentally shoots self

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Authorities said a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself at a home in Acworth Tuesday evening. 

Police said it happened in the 1000 block of Athena Court in a subdivision near Interstate 75.

According to Acworth Police Officer Youlanda Leverette, the 2-year-old was able to get ahold of a family handgun that was left on a bed when the boy's father stepped away Tuesday evening.  The child got the gun and shot himself in the head.

Iowa Amber Alert search ends in Georgia

OTTUMWA, Iowa -- An Amber Alert in Iowa was cancelled Saturday night, after the suspect and a teen were found in Georgia.

News partner, The Des Moines Register, reported Saturday that Kevin Ariel Toala Ramirez, 19, left Iowa along with a teen girl. An alert was issued around 3:30 p.m.

The two were later found on Highway 92 in Acworth, Ga. when police stopped their vehicle.

NBC affiliate WHO-TV reports that Ramirez is being charged with child stealing, a Class C felony, and enticing a minor, a Class D felony.

Man shot, killed after argument at Acworth business

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Authorities say one man was killed and another taken into custody after an argument at an Acworth business on Wednesday.

Cherokee County Sheriff's deputies were called to a building located at 5733 Bells Ferry Road and found a 43-year-old man lying in the parking lot with two gunshot wounds.

Bald eagle rescued, released at Lake Allatoona

ACWORTH, Ga. -- The state of Georgia has more bald eagles now than it has in decades.

This past month, when one eagle suffered a devastating injury, a group of Georgians came to its rescue.

"To give this eagle a second chance," said photographer Dieter Finke, "I'm so excited to get to see the eagle fly away today."

Dieter Finke was taking photos last month with his friend Vic on Lake Allatoona, when both heard a large branch snapping.

"Here comes this eagle, soaring out," recalled Finke. "After observing the bird, we realized he probably wasn't in good shape."


Missing 12-year-old girl found safe, suspect arrested

ACWORTH, Ga. -- A missing 12-year-old Cherokee County girl has been found safe in neighboring Cobb County.

Aryana "Anna" Warren disappeared Sunday at around 8:30 p.m. at Regency Court.

Authorities believe Warren was abducted by Quanisha Bell. The two were headed toward a nearby store on Bells Ferry.

Police said Warren was found at around 6 a.m. Monday near Town Center at Cobb. They do not immediately know how she got there.