Bradenton Man Sentenced For ArsonU.S. District Judge Mary S. Scriven has sentenced Robert Timon Lovett (50, Bradenton) to five years in federal prison for arson.
Felon Convicted On Armed Robbery Charges Of Publix SupermarketNathaniel O. Cox, 30, was found guilty by a federal jury on Thursday of Hobbs Act robbery and brandishing a Kel-Tec SUB-2000 assault rifle during the commission of a crime of violence, announced Acting United States Attorney Jason R. Coody.
UPDATED: Retailers Review Mask Policies In Wake Of New CDC GuidanceRetailers around Georgia are re-evaluating their mask policies after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated guidance Tuesday to recommend that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with high transmission of COVID-19, which includes nearly two-thirds of all U.S. counties.
Gunman In Florida Grocery Store Shot Baby First Before Killing Grandmother, Investigator SaysThe gunman who opened fire in a Florida grocery store Thursday first fired one shot that killed a 1-year-old boy before struggling with the boy's 69-year-old grandmother and then fatally shooting her, authorities said.
2 Dead And The Shooter After A Shooting At A PublixTwo people were shot and killed inside a Publix in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's office. The shooter is also deceased, PBSO said.
10 Arrested In Polk County For Stealing CARES Act MoneyThe Polk County Sheriff's Office says 10 people were arrested on Thursday for stealing up to $18,000 in CARES Act money.
7 Arrested In Florida Retail Theft Ring, Costing Retailers Nearly $85kDetectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, working with other state and local officials have developed 8 suspects statewide during an investigation that started in August of 2019. The suspects are allegedly responsible for the theft and illegal re-sale of high-dollar items such as baby formula, diapers, and energy drinks, resulting in felony charges of grand theft and racketeering, among other crimes.
Police: Florida Man Punched Senior Citizen Over Social Distancing RequestA 75-year-old Daytona Beach man who recently had heart surgery was punched in the chest and knocked to the ground after asking a woman to maintain social distancing at a Publix store, police said.
CDC Investigation Update: Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked To OnionsCDC investigation update: multistate salmonella outbreak linked to onions.
Publix Recalls Fresh Express Salad Kit Distributed In Georgia, Other StatesPublix announced the recall of its 11.5-ounce Southwest Chopped Kit, which was distributed in June 2020 in a number of states, including Georgia.
Publix Extends Store Hours, Drops Reserved Shopping Times For Seniors & First RespondersPublix is expanding its hours. Starting Saturday, May 16, stores will be open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting In Cobb CountyGBI investigates officer involved shooting in Cobb County.
COVID-19: Publix Employee Tests Positive In Cumming, Ga.Publix officials said the Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed a person employed at a Cumming, Georgia store has tested positive for COVID-19.
Atlanta Grocery Stores: Plenty Of Food, But Where Is The Toilet Paper?Ask most grocery store managers or employees, and they’ll tell you they’re stocking the shelves as fast as they can. But when you look around, most would agree you see empty shelves, particularly where the paper goods, disinfectant spray and wipes and hand sanitizer would normally be.
Coronavirus: Georgia Grocery Stores Set New Hours, Senior Guest HourGrocery stores around Atlanta are closing early or setting "senior" hours, limiting items and hiring employees to combat coronavirus.