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Georgia man arrested last night planned to attack White House today, FBI says

ATLANTA - In a last-minute news conference, federal investigators announced that a joint terrorism task force, led by the FBI arrested Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming, after an investigation showed he wanted to attack several federal buildings in Washington, D.C.


Tires Slashed, Cars Spray Painted In Alpharetta Neighborhood

ALPHARETTA, GA — The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is hoping to identify a person accused of vandalizing several cars in a neighborhood. The agency said it's received reports from residents on Society Street in the Palisades at Milton Park community that their vehicles were vandalized by an


Georgia judge orders new trial in 1976 case that sent man to death row

In a searing decision, a judge in Columbus has granted a new trial to a man convicted of rape and murder 43 years ago based on new DNA evidence, at the same time condemning “undeniable” race discrimination during jury selection by the prosecution.


The Hotel at Avalon in Alpharetta celebrates first anniversary with 'sweet memories' reception

The Hotel at Avalon marked it's first anniversary on Jan. 16 with 'sweet memories' for all to enjoy. Patrons had the opportunity to enjoy champagne and sweet treats from Barrett's Baked Goods from 4 to 6 p.m. in The Hotel at Avalon living room lobby.


Forsyth County terrorism suspect has been arrested before

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - Forsyth County authorities became familiar with Hasher Taheb during his junior year of high school, years before the 21-year-old would be accused of plotting a terrorist attack against the White House, federal buildings and a synagogue.


Milton Buys Land To Prevent 'Further Development'

MILTON, GA — The Milton City Council has voted to approve the purchase of 21 acres at the corner of Freemanville Road and Birmingham Road in an effort to protect the property from future development.


Forsyth Inspections: Marco's Pizza, Subway, Domino's

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA — Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Forsyth County during the past week. Click on the date or score to see more info. Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possibl


Heflin police charge Georgia man with trafficking

HEFLIN — A Georgia man was charged with felony marijuana trafficking during a traffic stop on I-20 Tuesday night in Heflin. Heflin police officer Danny Turner arrested LaBrandon Troupe, 37, from East Point, Ga., after Turner and officer Tyler Murphy discovered a black duffel bag containing 14 pounds


Library Renovations Meetings Start In February

JOHNS CREEK, GA — The Fulton County Library System in February will kick off a second round of public input meetings to share plans related to the renovations of five libraries, including two in Johns Creek.


Teens Reported Missing In Roswell

ROSWELL, GA — Roswell police are looking for two girls who were last seen on Monday at Centennial High School. The girls left the school together on Jan. 14 and were last seen at an address in Lithonia. Roswell police spokesperson Lisa Holland said they were "in the company of an unknown male subjec


Rape charges against Alpharetta man dismissed by Forsyth County prosecutor

Charges have been dropped against a man from Alpharetta who was previously accused of rape and aggravated assault in February 2018. According to court documents filed on Dec. 20, 2018, charges against Anuj Vohra of Alpharetta were dismissed by prosecutor Ramsey R. Magaro and the state declined to pr


Duluth cop arrested after allegedly threatening to kill wife

A Duluth police officer was arrested on a felony charge of terroristic threats and acts, Gwinnett County jail records show. Keri Sean McNaughton, 33, was arrested early Monday morning at his Buford home after allegedly threatening to shoot his wife in the head, a police report says.


Restaurant Inspections: Dead Pest Found Inside Container

The Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness conducted food service inspections Jan. 9-16 at the following establishments:. 3:8 Juice & Eatery (Food Service Inspections)


Man Indicted On Attempted Murder Charge In Wife's Shooting

BALL GROUND, GA — A Cherokee County man has been indicted on a slew of charges in connection to allegations he shot his wife during a home invasion in 2018, Superior Court records show.


Smarp to Create 60 Jobs in Fulton County

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Smarp, a hub for content discovery and distribution, will create 60 jobs and invest $3 million in the relocation of its New York City office to Atlanta. Newly created jobs include positions in enterprise account executives,


Deputies arrest man on drug trafficking charges after minor crash

A Canton man was arrested on Tuesday after a minor traffic accident revealed he was trafficking heroin and marijuana, according to the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office. Wesley Rich, 29, was arrested and charged with one count each of trafficking heroin, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, po


Alpharetta is now home to a whopping 704 tech companies

The City of Alpharetta and Tech Alpharetta, the nonprofit organization helping the City of Alpharetta to lead in innovation, announced this week that there are now 704 tech companies that call Alpharetta home, a substantial increase from 643 in 2016.


Mother of teen who drowned at football camp suing schools, county for son's death

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. - Channel 2 Action News has learned of a major development happening Friday in the case of a drowning death during football camp. All sides are scheduled to try and resolve the case.


Milton parks seek provider of youth football

The Milton Parks and Recreation Department has issued a request for proposals for a football program provider, starting with the fall 2019 season. Milton sports programs including baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, tennis and swim team are offered in partnership with third-party contractors a


New Victim Emerges And Calls R. Kelly "The Devil" After Three Weeks In His House

Another victim who was inside R. Kelly's alleged sex house is speaking out against the singer. (AllHipHop News) A woman who said she was abused by R. Kelly is opening up about what went on inside of his Johns Creek home.