Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Here are headlines from around the region for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.
A Cartersville man and woman accused of abusing and sexually assaulting an elderly woman were deemed guilty Monday in Bartow County Superior Court, Assistant District Attorney Mickey Thacker said. A jury found Mark Steven Kent, 52, guilty of aggravated sodomy and sexual battery after his co-defendant, Thelma Helen Riddle, 59, pleaded guilty to abusing an elderly person and testified against Kent in a deal with prosecuting attorneys. Read more on Cartersville Pattch. A Creekview High School drama and English teacher has been arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault following allegations that he conducted a sexual relationship with a student. Matthew Tamanini, 31, of Canton, allegedly had the affair with the 16-year-old student…
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Luca Kosic of Marietta was killed in a two-car collision on Smyrna Powder Springs Road late Christmas Eve.
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Tuesday, December 25, 2012
A Marietta woman died late Christmas Eve in a two-car collision on Smyrna Powder Springs Road, and Cobb Police say poor weather conditions, including dense fog, were a contributing factor. Luca Kosic, 46, of Marietta, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at the intersection of Smryna Powder Springs Road and Trellis Oaks Drive, according to Cobb Police spokesman Michael Bowman. He said Kosic was a passenger in a gold 1999 Toyota Camry traveling southbound on Smyrna Powder Springs Road shortly after 10:30 p.m. Monday when it was struck by a maroon 1994 Toyota Camry heading northbound. Mara Tadic, the driver of the 1999 Camry, and three other passengers in her car, 23-year-old Andeiko Tadic Acworth, 27-year-old Angelina Tadic of …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The two-vehicle accident shut down southbound traffic near Delk Road Monday afternoon.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Ryan and Jessica Lombardo, killed over the weekend in an East Cobb crash, did not have life insurance.
Donations are being sought to assist the children of an East Cobb couple killed over the weekend in a truck crash. Ryan and Jessica Lombardo, who died in the accident early Saturday morning, did not have life insurance for their three children—a son, 15, and daughters 6 and 5—according to The Marietta Daily Journal. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made to the children of Ryan and Jessica Lombardo, to Bank of North Georgia under the Children of Ryan and Jessica Lombardo Fund, or at Wells Fargo under account number 5536921843. The Brumby Elementary School Foundation also has set up an account to accept donations on behalf of the Lombardo children. West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the funeral …