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$4.3M Alpharetta Home Deemed 'An Entertainer's Dream'

ALPHARETTA, GA -- A $4.3 million home is for sale in Alpharetta and has been dubbed an entertainers dream due to its veranda that opens to a full covered and heated outdoor patio, a gazebo and a wood fired pizza oven.


Boeing 737 Max 8 makes emergency landing at Orlando International Airport

ORLANDO, FLA. — A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 being relocated to California made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff at Orlando International Airport Tuesday afternoon.


POP Displays USA to create jobs in Fulton County

ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp announced Tuesday that POP Displays, a leader in the display industry, will create 280 jobs and invest $7.9 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in East Point.


4 zoning decisions by Forsyth County to know about

Forsyth County commissioners made several zoning decisions at a recent work session including approving plans to move ahead with a new office/warehouse building, a new coffee or doughnut restaurant and a new engineering development.


Insurance company files suit in deadly Georgia plane crash that killed Memphis CEO & Associates

​​​​​​​MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - An insurance company is suing a business whose chief executive was flying a plane that crashed in Georgia, killing him and three passengers.


Jekyll Brewing Bringing Rooftop Deck To Downtown Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, GA -- Alpharetta's own Jekyll Brewing is officially expanding and opening its second location in the heart of the growing Alpharetta City Center. The new location will feature a full-service restaurant, tasting room and 2,500 square-foot rooftop deck.


Cow Blocks Lanes On Ga. 400 in Forsyth County

CUMMING, GA -- Commuters had an odd encounter around 6 p.m. on March 25 when the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said a cow was loose on Ga. 400 south of Peachtree Parkway. The WSB 24-hour Traffic Center reported the sheriff's office surrounded the cow near Ga. 141. Sheriff's office spokesman Doug R


Florida man arrested after shoving woman in dispute over egg rolls, police say

MILTON, FLA. — A Florida man was arrested for pushing a woman when she refused to let him in the house to eat egg rolls, police said. The woman told investigators that Keith Johnson, 44, was inebriated and wanted to come in and eat egg rolls, WEAR reported.


Show dog who went missing at airport found!

ATLANTA — A lost show dog who went missing at the Atlanta airport moments before she was set to fly home to the Netherlands after competing in a dog show has been found!. The Atlanta airport tweeted that Gale is back in her owner's hands.


Court in Georgia rules to extradite fugitive Brit

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A fugitive British man wanted for the manslaughter of a woman killed during a London date on a speedboat is to be extradited from Georgia, a court ruled Tuesday.


Ross Harris’ hot car murder appeal still a work in progress

Two years and four months after Justin Ross Harris was convicted in the sensational hot-car murder trial, his appeal still has a ways to go, his new lawyer said Tuesday. During a brief court hearing, Marietta attorney Mitch Durham said he’s yet to read all of the thousands of pages of court transcri


He was beaten & shot in the head. Officials say his body was found in a trunk at a MARTA station.

ATLANTA — A little over two years ago, authorities said a 33-year-old man was tortured, murdered and stuffed in a trunk that was left at a MARTA station. Now, five men charged in connection with his slaying are on trial.


Roswell 911 taking steps to bring a new dispatch center to the city

Roswell 911 Emergency Services are continuing efforts for better safety in the city with plans for a new dispatch center. Police Chief Helen Dunkin appeared before Mayor and Council on March 25 to speak about the project.


Selfies from the cell? Georgia inmate appears to be posting to Facebook from prison

MACON, Ga. — Georgia inmates are forbidden to have cell phones inside prison, but a Macon man convicted in a 2013 murder appears to be posting photos and videos from his jail cell.


They were arrested but didn’t go to court: Does Atlanta's bail reform lack justice?

ATLANTA — Donna Smitherman sits in clear view of the Atlanta Detention Center as she talks about her arrests. “I don’t want back in there, ever,” she said, with a chuckle.


Assisted living employee accused of stealing dead patient’s bank card

A former employee at an assisted living facility is accused of stealing his patient’s bank card and using it to buy gift cards — just hours after the man died. Dannair Byrd, a former employee at Tapestry House Memory Care in Roswell, is charged with one count of financial transaction card theft for


Crews investing cause of Forsyth County warehouse fire

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Investigators are looking into the cause of a warehouse fire in South Forsyth County. Crews responded the SoFo Foods of Georgia warehouse on Lakefield Drive just after 12:15 Tuesday morning.


Woodstock parks and recreation director resigns

WOODSTOCK - Woodstock Parks and Recreation Director Preston Pooser has resigned from his position and will leave the city next month, officials announced Monday. Pooser, who has served as the parks and recreation director for more than a decade, is leaving the city to start a new job in Deerfield Be


Duluth native advances to Hawaii after two successful ‘American Idol’ auditions

Duluth High School graduate and American Idol hopeful Shawn Robinson has advanced to the top 40 and will head to Hawaii with the show. Robinson will appear in front of the all-star judging panel again on Sunday to perform for Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.


Family now charged in death of Georgia boy buried in yard

GUYTON, Ga. – Five relatives charged in the death of a Georgia girl now faces charges in the death of her brother as well. The Savannah Morning News reports their father, 50-year-old Elwyn Crocker Sr., their stepmother and three others are each indicted on two charges of felony murder, child cruelty