In an active shooter-type situation, you have three options — avoid, deny or defend — and you may have to engage all three tactics, to survive.
A registered sex offender who had been sought by the Calhoun Police Department and other law enforcement agencies was arrested recently and is in the process of being transferred to Whitfield County to face new charges of child molestation, indecent exposure and enticing a child.
The Calhoun Police Department arrested a Calhoun man after they say he poured a cup of boiling water and noodles into the lap of a woman, causing her to seek medical treatment before being transferred to another hospital with a burn unit.
A Calhoun man was arrested just before midnight Friday after he told police that he accidentally fired a shot from his AR-15 through the wall of his apartment while cleaning the gun.
Benito Chavez, the individual sought by the Gordon County Sheriff's Office in relation to the Thanksgiving Day double stabbing incident on Carter Street was booked into the local jail this weekend.
Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle said this week that although some people may not know it, walking on the train tracks that bisect Downtown Calhoun is not only dangerous but illegal.
The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court on Monday, Dec. 2. This process formally charges the individual, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The Calhoun Police Department recently presented a donation of $300 to the Edna Owens Breast Center at AdventHealth Gordon to support women’s health services. Two police officers sold bracelets during the month of October for breast cancer awareness to make this donation possible.
The Calhoun Police Department is calling off the search for a man reportedly sighted on the railroad tracks as a train was passing under the U.S. 41 bridge just north of the Circle K earlier today. A train conductor reported that he may have struck someone on the tracks, prompting the respon…
Gordon County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Robert Paris announced Tuesday afternoon that 31-year-old Benito Chavez has been arrested in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in relation to the Thanksgiving Day double stabbing incident on Carter Street in Calhoun.
Georgia Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced Tuesday afternoon that a fatal fire that occurred last Friday morning on the corner of Oakman and Hanes roads is being investigated.
In the exact opposite of the spirit of Thanksgiving, two people were stabbed Thursday at a trailer park located at 113 Carter St. in Calhoun.
In support of the City of Calhoun Police Department, the local American Legion has made a generous donation to allow the department to buy a bulletproof protective vest for one of their canine officers.
The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court on Monday, Nov. 18. This process formally charges the individual, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
A tip to the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office concerning child pornography eventually led to the arrests of two people on a long list of felony charges, Sheriff Mitch Ralston announced Monday.
Since the beginning of 2019, community funded police dogs have locally sniffed out millions — that’s right, millions — of dollars of worth of illegal drugs in Rome and Floyd County.
Officers with the Adairsville Police Department arrested a 47-year-old man last weekend after he accidentally discharged a firearm inside a pizza restaurant and admitted to having had a few drinks.
Four firefighting recruits joked on Friday night about being eager to get inside the training building and closer to the flames on an unseasonably chilly night in Calhoun last week.
The Calhoun Police Department announced Monday that it has received a $20,400 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS).
The Calhoun Police Department announced this week that local officers will be participating in the Governors Office of Highway Safety "Click it or Ticket" campaign beginning today.
A Chatsworth man is facing charges for a hit and run early Sunday morning in Whitfield County that resulted in the death of 18-year-old Resaca resident Emory Ware.
Two people were killed in separate car crashes over the weekend — one was a Calhoun resident who was struck in a Whitfield County hit and run and another was a Cumming resident who crashed on the interstate in Calhoun.
If you have contact with a City of Calhoun Police officer during the month of November you may notice something out of the ordinary: facial hair.
Video evidence appears to show that the same suspect who robbed the Circle K convenience store located at 943 Highway 53 in Calhoun last Friday morning is the same individual who robbed a convenience store in Dalton about an hour earlier.
Gordon County Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Heath Smith said Tuesday that two firefighters who were hurt after falling through the floor of a home at 223 Covey Rise Drive were treated and released Monday.
Investigators are looking into an armed robbery that occurred early Friday morning at around 4:26 a.m. at the Circle K convenience store located at 943 Highway 53 in Calhoun. The suspect stole $150 in cash and approximately $10 worth of items, including a large box of allergy medication and …
The Calhoun City Police Department arrested three individuals during three different traffic stops over the weekend after finding methamphetamine and other drugs.
The pilot of a small airplane was able to safely make an emergency landing on Interstate 75 near exit 310 on Sunday just after noon.
Gordon County Deputy Coroner Heath Derryberry confirmed Friday afternoon that a man died from injuries sustained in a car crash that happened Tuesday in Calhoun.
CHATSWORTH — A Calhoun man who was arrested and charged with murder just hours after the discovery of a body in Resaca pleaded guilty to malice murder and received a life sentence on Monday at the Murray County Courthouse, but will be eligible for parole.