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Update: TV weatherman's death suicide

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:21am

ATLANTA — Authorities said a meteorologist for The Weather Channel died by suicide when crashing his car through an Atlanta parking garage wall and plowing into an adjacent hotel, injuring a worker.

Authorities said 39-year-old Nicholas Wiltgen was pronounced dead Sunday evening after the crash at Midtown Atlanta's Colony Square Mall.

Mark Guilbeau, senior investigator with the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office, said Wiltgen's death was a suicide.

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Ga. woman faked cancer to get donations, cops say

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 7:14am




CUMMING, Ga. — A Georgia woman is accused of pretending to have terminal cancer and accepting thousands of dollars in donations and trips.


Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Epifanio Rodriguez tells news outlets that 29-year-old Mary Bennett of Cumming was arrested earlier this month and charged with felony first-degree forgery and misdemeanor theft.


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