News Nearby: Former Atlanta Braves Player Arrested on Battery Charges

Here are headlines from around the region for Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.

Former Atlanta Braves Player Arrested on Battery Charges 

Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones was jailed in Gwinnett County early Christmas Day on a charge of battery after an incident in Duluth, according to police. Read more on Norcross Patch.

Police Arrest Suspect in Poncey-Highland Homicide 

Atlanta Police made an arrest, Monday, in the murder of 20-year-old Lee Lowery III, who was found shot in the breezeway of a Ponce de Leon Avenue apartment complex on Nov. 12. Read more on Midtown Patch.

13 Fatalties Reported in Christmas Holiday Traffic 

Thirteen traffic deaths have been reported since the 102-hour Christmas holiday travel period began Friday at 6 p.m. up to noon on Tuesday, Christmas Day, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Read more on West Cobb Patch.

East Cobb Murder Suspect Issued Threats 

The East Cobb man still wanted in the death of his ex-wife over the weekend sent threatening e-mails to her earlier this year, shortly before he was jailed for stalking her, police said. Read more on East Cobb Patch.


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