ACWORTH, Ga. (CBS46) – A Cobb County teacher has been accused of making a 5-year-old special needs student sit in soiled clothing to teach a lesson about restroom habits.
According to a witness statement, Frey Elementary School teacher Kelly Lewis said she was “going to prove a point” by making the child, who had defecated in his pants, sit in his own waste for approximately two hours.
Police say the child suffered redness and irritation to his buttocks, as well as mental pain due to Lewis’ actions.
A TV reporter said she was left “violated” and “embarrassed” after being smacked on the bottom during a live broadcast.
Alex Bozarjian, of WSAV News, was reporting roadside from a 10km race in Savannah, Georgia, when a male participant ran up behind and struck her.
Ms Bozarjian appeared visibly shocked in footage of the incident as streams of runners continued to pass her on Savannah Bridge.
SMYRNA, Ga. (CBS Local) — A Georgia man is accused of throwing his two young children over a barbed wire fence while trying to run away from the police.
Officers began chasing Deondrea Leonard, 34, of Smyrna as he walked along the center turn lane of a busy street on Nov. 24, pushing the children in a stroller, CBS affiliate WGCL reported .
Investigators say Leonard disobeyed commands to stop. During the pursuit, he “stopped once to throw” his 1-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter “over a 7-foot-high barbed wire fence then continued running,” according to his arrest warrant.
ATLANTA – A sixth-grader turned his struggle with bullies into a patented invention. Makai Samuels-Paige said he was made fun of for his height and was in some cases physically bullied, so he created the “Anti-Bullying Backpack” to record bullies in the act.
He’s been pushed and called names, so he focused his inventing power to stop that from happening again. It’s been hurting,” said Samuels-Paige of the bullying. “That’s why I created this.” He fought back with brainpower, creating the “Anti-Bully Backpack.”
A tense confrontation captured on video in Atlanta shows a white woman repeatedly questioning a Black UPS employee about his “suspicious” behaviour in her neighbourhood, in an incident that has sparked accusations of racism.
UPS employee Nedrick Peters II, 18, recorded two clips of his confrontation with the woman and originally posted them on Instagram Wednesday. Peters was delivering packages for UPS as a seasonal worker on Tuesday when the incident occurred, he told Storyful.
For the first time, invasive northern snakehead fish have been confirmed in Georgia waters. In early October, an angler reported catching the fish in a pond located on private property in Gwinnett County.
What should you do if you find a snakehead?Anglers are the first line of defense. If you think you’ve caught a northern snakehead:
- DO NOT RELEASE IT.
- Kill it immediately and freeze it. They can survive on land.
- If possible, take pictures of the fish. Include close ups of its mouth, fins and tail.
- Note where it was caught like the waterbody, landmarks or GPS coordinates.
- Immediately report it to your regional Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries Office.