News Nearby: NE Cobb Homicide Arrest; Marietta Rape Suspect Charged
The top Cobb and metro Atlanta headlines for Friday, Sept. 7.
A Northeast Cobb man has been arrested and charged with the shooting death of his roommate Thursday night.
Dennis Robert Bredar, 65, was taken into custody at his home in the 4700 block of Jamerson Forest Circle that he shared with Rhonda Callihan, 49. She was found dead wih multiple gunshot wounds when Cobb Police arrived.
Bredar is being without bond at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.
More from Northeast Cobb Patch.
Marietta Police have arrested a suspect in the rape of a woman at a Windy Hill Road apartment Wednesday.
Norris Leonard, 31, of Marietta, is charged with aggravated sexual battery, aggravated sodomy and armed robbery after an incident at the Ashford Retreat Complex.
He is being held without bond.
The full story from Marietta Patch.
Last weekend's Decatur Book Festival attracted the largest crowds in its six-year history, with an estimated 75,000-80,000 visitors.
Read more at Decatur-Avondale Estates Patch.
A North Fulton student has been reporting from the Democratic National Convention this week.
Andrew Liang, 13, has been a Scholastic News Kid Reporter.
Check out his reports at Alpharetta-Milton Patch.