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What to know about Atlanta's 2018 women's march

Last year, an estimated 60,000 people took part in a women's march in downtown Atlanta while millions more took part in similar events nationwide. On Saturday events are planned around the country to mark the first anniversary of the marches. In Atlanta, a "full day of peaceful protest events" is p

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-20 03:11:00

Police officers at Atlanta's airport speak out about homeless population

ATLANTA - Atlanta police officers working at the world's busiest airport are speaking out about the increase in incidents caused by an ever-growing homeless population. While the homeless cannot go through the security gates without a pass, that does not stop them from setting up camp across the Nor

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-01-20 04:13:00

Alexandria dentist reportedly died from the flu Thursday

An Etowah County dentist died Thursday after he got the flu, according to ABC 33/40 News. Dr. Chris Bittner was a dentist at Alexandria Family Dentistry in Alexandria. The business confirmed his death in a Facebook post Thursday. Etowah County Coroner London Pearce told ABC 33/40 Bittner's death w

AL.COM - 2018-01-20 02:32:40

Armed, masked man attempts to rob Anniston convenience store

A masked, armed man on Wednesday morning attempted to rob a convenience store on Alabama 202 in Anniston, police said on Thursday. Anniston police responded to the Circle K store shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday after an employee called 911, Sgt. Kyle Price said. "They're open 24 hours," he said. "At

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-18 18:28:00

Floyd County man jailed after 130 mph chase

A Silver Creek man fled from county police early Thursday morning and faces at least nine charges, including a felony for fleeing or attempting to elude police. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Deonte Labron Morgan, 22, of 150 Preacher Smith Road, was arrested after a chase between 7:30 and 8

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 01:34:00

Alcohol, TAD again on the agenda

The Rome City Commission is slated to consider changes to its liquor law Monday and decide if it will grant a tax break for redevelopment around Mount Berry Mall. Commissioners caucus at 5 p.m. and start their business meeting at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall, 601 Broad St. A public hearing is scheduled be

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 00:30:00

Chick-fil-A CEO camps out for 147th restaurant opening

ATLANTA, GA -- It's a tradition at Chick-fil-A restaurant. Camping out under the stars to be one of the first 100 customers in line to receive free Chick-fil-A for a year. But 30 metro Atlanta CEO's camped out Wednesday night to draw attention to a neighborhood in need. The 30 CEO's camped outside o

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 06:12:00

Fleeing suspect Tased 3 times, then shot, while dragging deputy

An east Alabama man dragged a Cherokee County sheriff's deputy with his vehicle several hundred feet before he was Tased and then shot by the lawman. Sheriff Jeff Shaver said the incident happened about 3 p.m. Wednesday when a deputy stopped 42-year-old Brett Littlejohn of Cedar Bluff. During the st

AL.COM - 2018-01-18 14:24:14

Man shot inside Far South Side home

A man was shot Friday night inside a Far South Side home in the South Deering neighborhood. The 29-year-old was shot in the leg about 11:20 p.m. in the home in the 10100 block of South Commercial, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Trinity Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police s

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-20 06:36:00

Daughter, father seriously hurt in Burnside home fire

Neighbors look on as firefighters investigate a blaze in the 600 block of East 88th Street that hospitalized two people in serious condition. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times A woman and her father were seriously inured early Saturday in a South Side Burnside neighborhood home fire. Crews responded to th

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-20 09:21:00

Orland Park Cops Arrest Crestwood Man In Drug Raid: Police

ORLAND PARK, IL -- A Crestwood man was arrested on Friday after Orland Park police executed a search warrant and found a felonious amount of cannabis, guns and cash, police said in a news release. Nicholas Holda, 25, is facing a felony charge of cannabis with intent to deliver and misdemeanor charge

PATCH - 2018-01-19 22:19:51

Sweet Toothed ID Thief Nabbed Eating Stolen Twix Bar: Cops

BURBANK, IL -- A Chicago man who had just committed identity theft was stopped from leaving the Burbank Kohl's when he was caught eating a candy bar that he had stolen from the store, prosecutors said. James Roscoe, 44, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on a felony charge of identity th

PATCH - 2018-01-20 05:10:59

Police investigating shooting at downtown McDonald's

CHICAGO - A person is in custody after a shooting near a McDonald's in downtown Chicago. Police responded to a disturbance at the McDonald's in the near Adams and Wabash around 5 p.m. Police say a male offender had been asked to leave the restaurant and got into a struggle with a 35-year-old securit

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-20 01:39:14

Bolingbrook Man Accused Of Being Violent

BOLINGBROOK, IL - A 47-year-old man who lives in a Bolingbrook apartment complex is being held in the Will County Jail in downtown Joliet on four criminal charges. Jail logs show Jerome E. Baker was detained early Wednesday, around 3:40 a.m. Baker resides in the 600 block of Preston Drive. The Bolin

PATCH - 2018-01-19 05:38:24

Man Nearly Crashes Into Police Car After Leaving Bar: Darien Cops

DARIEN, IL - Police arrested a Joliet man after he allegedly nearly crashed into a squad car after leaving QBar in Darien. Glen Cooley, 27, was charged with DUI after the Jan. 12 incident, which took place at approximately 1:11 a.m. in the 8200 block of Cass Ave. According to police, Cooley hit a c

PATCH - 2018-01-19 01:48:22

Romeoville Kohl's Theft Suspects Identified: Police

ROMEOVILLE, IL - After taking to Twitter to ask for the public's help, Romeoville police say they've received a tip identifying a pair of suspects in a retail theft case at the Weber Road Kohl's store. Deputy Chief Steve Lucchesi said while the duo has been identified, they have not yet been arreste

PATCH - 2018-01-18 21:25:00

More details emerge on Calera homicide

CALERA - A few more details have surfaced regarding the recent homicide of 42-year-old Calera resident Kathleen Dawn West, whose body was found near her residence in the 100 block of Greenwood Circle in Calera on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 13. On her personal Facebook page, West identified hersel

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-01-19 22:06:00

30 children now dead from flu, CDC says

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The number of children who have died from the flu is now up to 30 as public health officials attempt to manage a busy flu season. Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 20 pediatric deaths as a result of the flu, which is considere

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-19 22:43:04

Alabama Power warns of scams - The Randolph Leader: News

They're back: People falsely claiming to be Alabama Power employees are calling local businesses, demanding immediate payment of utility bills. Here's how the scam works: The caller claims to be a representative of Alabama Power and tells customers their account is past due and that electrical servi

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2018-01-18 15:44:54

Alabama looks to end child visitation for convicted rapists, but many exceptions would remain

Most states have a law preventing rapists from pursuing custody or visitation of children conceived through rape. Alabama isn't one of them. At a court hearing in December, a DeKalb County judge granted Christmas visitation of a woman's children to their father, the man she says raped her when she w

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 16:44:00