COLBERT, Ga. -- Two board members of a parent-led youth sports organization in Madison County were recently charged under the state’s racketeering law with stealing more than $10,000 from the association, authorities said Monday.
The arrests of Michael Wade Hawkes and Sherry Hawkes, both 40, of Colbert, follows a two-month investigation into the Madison County Youth Association’s finances, according to the Madison County Sheriff Kip Thomas. The couple was arrested last week and released on $5,600 bonds.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Authorities say a 51-year-old South Carolina man is hospitalized after being mistakenly shot by an off-duty Rochester police officer he was visiting.
Rochester police officials tell local media outlets that Sgt. Anthony Bongiovanni was alarmed when someone entered his home around 5:30 a.m. Monday. Officials say the 18-year police veteran used his personal handgun to shoot the man in the torso.