Nov. 17: News Briefs & Crime Blotter

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Westlake High School principal and wife drown 

Jamar Robinson and wife AnnMarie Robinson, a Georgia State University professor, died Sunday while vacationing in Puerto Rico. Investigators believe AnnMarie went underwater, and her husband tried to save her. Both unfortunately drowned. Last night, the football team paid tribute by placing blue and pink wreaths on the sidelines and kneeling on the field. 


Miami Marlins create history with hire of Kim Ng

Kim Ng is the first female and East Asian American to hold the general manager position in Major League Baseball history. Ng has broken records in MLB history before, in 1998 she was hired as assistant general manager of the New York Yankees from at age 29. She was the youngest person and second woman to hold the position at the time.


Egypt discovers 2,500 year-old tomb

Egyptian authorities announced Saturday they had discovered close to 100 ancient coffins and 40 gilded statues at a massive burial site south of Cairo. Some of the sealed sarcophagi date back to more than 2,500 years ago. Khaled el-Anany, Egypt’s antiquities and tourism minister, said authorities will move artifacts to three Cairo museums near Giza’s famed Great Pyramids.

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Nov. 6

The lofty side of things

At 10:51 a.m., A Georgia State student was a victim of vandalism in the Loft Parking Deck. The case is still active.  

Nov. 6

“I just want a free education”

A non-Georgia State offender criminally trespassed M Parking deck at 10:55 a.m. Police arrested the offender. 

Nov. 7

The early bird gets the worm 

 At 9 a.m., a non-Georgia State offender criminally trespassed through Centennial Hall’s rear exit door. Police exceptionally cleared the case.

Nov. 10

Online does not equal safe space 

A Georgia State student was a victim of online terroristic threats at 11:30 a.m. The case is still active. 

Nov. 11

When there’s unfinished business 

At 1:17 a.m., a non-Georgia State offender was arrested for failure to leave campus on the T deck.

Nov. 12

“May I ask your name?”

A non-Georgia State offender arrested for an unauthorized banned person in school at 4:37 p.m. on the T deck.