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Woman found dead in Powder Springs home identified

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. -- Police in Powder Springs released the identity of a woman who was found unresponsive inside a home Monday morning. 

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'Plan B' pill stolen from CVS in armed robbery

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Police are looking for help identifying a man accused of stealing "Plan B" from the CVS Pharmacy in Austell.

According to police, a male entered the pharmacy around 5:40 a.m. Thursday and asked about "Plan B" medication. "Plan B" is the emergency medication women can take if their regular birth control fails.

After looking at the medication, the subject then "fled the business on foot without paying," according to a release.

An employee told police he started pursuing the suspect but stopped when he pointed a gun.

The suspect's description is as follows:

  • Height - 5'11 - 6'00
  • Light complexion
  • Wearing a sweatshirt, green and black shorts, green and white sneakers with red laces, and a blue and white beanie-style hat.

Family of teen struck by car outside South Cobb HS struggles to pay for burial

AUSTELL, Ga. -- Friends of Isaiah Dean, 16, a South Cobb High School student who died after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning have created a gofundme.com page in his honor.

Man sentenced on child sex trafficking charges

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- An Atlanta man accused of trafficking teenage girls in prostitution was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Wednesday.

According to Cobb County District Attorney Victor Reynolds, 32-year-old Khiry Price pleaded guilty to 16 counts, including three counts of trafficking a person for sexual servitude, one count of child molestation, one count of statutory rape, two counts of pimping a person under age 18, two counts of pimping a person under age 16, two counts of simple battery, three counts of interference with custody and two counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes.

Price admitted to enticing three girls, aged 14, 15 and 16, to perform sex acts for men at a motel on Six Flags Drive in Austell in December 2013, Reynolds said.

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Three suspects sought in armed Austell drug store robbery

Police in Cobb County are looking for three suspects involved in the robbery of a drug store in Austell early Thursday morning.

The incident happened at a CVS Pharmacy at 800 East-West Connector around 2:30 a.m.

Police said that while two men held the employees at gunpoint, a third removed cash drawers from registers.

The suspects, who each wore ski masks partially concealing their faces, then fled the store on foot heading north on Hicks Road.

Officials report no injuries as a result of the incident.

Police have released basic descriptions of each suspect - all described as black males wearing black hooded sweatshirts, ski masks and black gloves.

The first was between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall. He was wearing, blue jeans, black sneakers and black gloves.

In addition to the ski mask, he was also armed with a black handgun.

Arrest made in 2013 Powder Springs murder

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. -- Police say an arrest has been made in a 2013 murder in Powder Springs.

According to Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds, police arrested 27-year-old Joshua Maurice Gibson in the murder of 23-year-old Danielle Marshall.

Marshall was found dead in her home on Palmonino Drive on Jan. 14, 2013. Her daughter, who was also in the house, was not hurt.

Six Flags to debut 2 new kids' areas in 2016

AUSTELL, Ga. -- Two new kids' areas featuring 12 rides will open to Six Flags Over Georgia guests next season.

The world's first DC Super Friends attraction will be built on the site of the defunct Dolphin Show.

Visitors can conquer one of the world's greatest supervillains on the Joker Funhouse Coaster, learn to control their own invisible jets at Wonder Woman Flight School, dodge devious stares in the Harley Quinn Mirror Maze and save Gotham City by flying high in the Batcopters. The bravest souls of all will be invited to tackle the Superman Tower of Power, a 65-foot bouncing thrill ride.

Six Flags Over Georgia's current children's area will be remodeled into Bugs Bunny Boomtown, which will feature seven new attractions:

* Acme Trucking Company, where visitors drive monster trucks to help Wile E. Coyote catch the Road Runner