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Police: Georgia teenager took his own life after accidentally shooting friend

A Georgia teenager is dead as is his friend after an apparent accidental shooting on New Year's Eve. Gwinnett County Police say 15-year-old Devin Hodges...

18 people died on Georgia roads during New Year’s travel period

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the New Year's holiday travel period resulted in 18 traffic deaths. This year, the holiday travel period was 102-hours long....

A Georgia coroner once again offers free rides on New Years Eve

A Georgia coroner is once again offering free rides on New Years Eve. New Years Eve, for many folks, is a time to drink, celebrate,...

Where does Georgia Rank for Fatal DUI Wrecks?

Nationwide, more than 300 people die during the holiday travel period between Christmas and New Year's, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, and...

Georgia Officer Shot in Early December Passes from Complications

A police officer who was shot during an altercation in early December has passed away Henry County Police Officer Michael Smith died early Friday morning...

26 People Died on Georgia Roads During Christmas Holiday Travel Period

Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Christmas holiday travel period resulted in 26 traffic deaths. This year, the holiday travel period was 126-hours long. It...

DPS Receives Funding to Continue DUI Task Force and ALS Program

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has awarded the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) a Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic (H.E.A.T.) grant...

Officials Offer Reward for Information on Georgia Gun Store Burglars

A reward has been offered for a recent gun store burglary. Grey Fox Gun Shop on Georgia State Route 21 in Effingham County was recently...

State Troopers Prepare for High Visibility Patrols during Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Travel...

The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) will be on high visibility patrols on interstates and state roads during this year’s Christmas and New Year’s holiday...

Georgia DOT Restricts Lane Closures for Christmas and New Year Holidays

With the excitement and potential added stress associated with the holiday season and the increased holiday traffic, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT)...