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McDonough woman reported missing


MCDONOUGH, Ga. -- McDonough Police are asking for the public's help in finding a critical missing woman.

Kimberly Sareta Ruth Gordon, 26, was last seen at a Henry County government office at around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. She was driving a silver 2008 Mazda 5 with Georgia tag CBE 6138.

Gordon suffers from bipolar disorder, depression and schizophrenia, and left home without her medication, according to police.

She is described as black, with a medium complexion, 5 feet 4 inches tall and 145 pounds.

Gordon was supposed to attend a class at Clayton State University Thursday morning, but never arrived.

Anyone with information in Gordon's disappearance is asked to call McDonough Police at 770-957-1237 or 678-300-3068.

Search for cab stolen from Henry County


UPDATE: Police in Columbus, Georgia, arrested Riggins April 17th. While they had not yet found the stolen cab, the believed it was also in the Columbus area.

STOCKBRIDGE, GA (WXIA) – Authorities are searching for a woman accused of stealing a cab in Henry County.

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The cab ride ended at the Sable Chase Apartments in Stockbridge. When the time came to pay up, the cab driver says his passenger attacked him with her own hands so ferociously, he was forced to get out of the van.

The woman slid behind the wheel and took off.

Henry County authorities said they are looking for Keosha Riggins.

3 things to know before filing a tax extension

3 things to know before filing a tax extension

By Chris Smith

With this year’s tax deadline rapidly approaching, you may find that filing an extension is a good option for you. But before you plan to do that, here are three things you’ll want to keep in mind.

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Taxes are due April 15. The extension only gives you additional time to file your return; it is not an extension of time to pay the tax that may be due. The assessed tax, even if you have not yet determined how much it is, is due by the April 15 deadline.

Man steals from Walmart twice in one day


STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- The Henry County Police Department is looking to identify a man who loaded items in his cart and walked out of a Walmart without paying.

Police say the suspect then changed clothes and went right back to the same store on North Henry Blvd., filled a second cart to the brim and walked out.

The man left in a Jeep Cherokee.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Henry County Police Department at 770-288-8269.

Another weekend of minimal road construction

Another weekend of minimal road construction

(WXIA) -- You'll see less construction than usual on Atlanta's interstates and highways this weekend -- and you have the Braves to thank for it.

Due to Friday's home opener at Turner Field, as well as spring break, the Georgia Department of Transportation has suspended its typical weekend roadwork.

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No lane closures will take place on the surface streets around Turner Field. However, emergency-related closures are always a possibility.

GDOT to limit roadwork for 2 weekends

GDOT to limit roadwork for 2 weekends

(WXIA) -- Here's some good news for spring breakers and Atlanta Braves fans: road construction will be limited for the next two weekends.

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it will close fewer interstate lanes than usual from midnight on Friday, Apr. 3 to 5 a.m. on Monday, Apr. 6. The construction break is meant to accommodate drivers who are heading into or out of Atlanta for spring break and Easter weekend.

Lane closures will also be limited from 10 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 10 to 5 a.m. on Monday, Apr. 13, for the Braves' opening weekend at Turner Field.

Traffic throughout Georgia is expected to be heavy both weekends, and drivers are asked to be cautious.

"Also, incident management or emergency maintenance-related lane closures could become necessary on any time on any route," GDOT director of construction Jeff Baker said.

Homeland Security searches private school

Homeland Security searches private school

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. – Department of Homeland Security agents served a search warrant at a private school where four national teens said they were mistreated.

As 11Alive reported last week, teenagers from Africa and Serbia said they came to the U.S. on student visas to play basketball and attend high school at the now-defunct Faith Baptist Christian Academy North. They say they were promised room and board but they ended up in a cold, crowded apartment with little food. They eventually transferred to a school in Florida.