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Woman on way to church shot in Atlanta neighborhood

A 61-year-old woman was shot in her southwest Atlanta neighborhood as she drove to church, officials said. "I was on my way to church to clean the church," she told Channel 2 Action News. Now, police are searching for the gunmen who fired as many as five shots last Thursday on Oak Drive. A bullet c


9 bottles of moonshine found during Georgia DNR official's DUI arrest, cops say

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner faces DUI and failure to maintain charges in a Sunday night crash in Jasper County, officials said. Authorities found nine bottles of moonshine in the black 2015 Chevrolet Corvette that Walter Hyman Rabon crashed on Ga. 11 northbound,


Atlanta Man Gets 35 Years For Girlfriend's Murder

"She did everything she could to stay alive," Fulton D.A. says of the shooting victim, a mother of five. ATLANTA, GA - An Atlanta man will serve 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2016 murder of a mother of five children, Fulton County's top prosecutor announced Wednesday. Law enforcem

PATCH - 2017-11-23 00:29:24

Atlanta's deserving veterans gets Thanksgiving meals

ATLANTA - Hundreds of Atlanta veterans in need also have a Thanksgiving meal. The organization Soldiers Angels distributed the food to more than 200 veterans and their families through their hunger relief program. Organizers said they give out 50 pounds of food per person on the last Friday of every

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2017-11-23 05:16:00

Atlanta Fire Chief Claims He Was Fired For Being A Christian

Kelvin Cochran, former Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Chief has filed a lawsuit against the city and Mayor Kasim Reed said that he was terminated in 2015 because of his religion. Cochran is being represented in court by Kevin Theriot who is an attorney with the non-profit, faith-based Alliance Defen

WORLD RELIGION NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:46:56

Atlanta mayoral race: Bottoms campaign disclosures under scrutiny

The head of the state's ethics commission said on Wednesday that his agency was investigating Atlanta mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms' failure to report exactly who has been paid by her campaign. Bottoms' campaign disclosures lists several lump sum payments of $5,000 or more to "campaign staf

MYAJC.COM - 2017-11-22 19:51:10

There's a Christmas tree shortage in metro Atlanta

ATLANTA - You may want to shop a little earlier for a fresh Christmas tree this year. Channel 2's Linda Stouffer learned how a shortage is leading local sellers to get creative. The trees are fresh, green and this year, in shorter supply due to the recession a few years ago. "Folks just didn't have

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-22 23:18:58

Not To Miss Black Friday Specials in Atlanta

Revelers don't have to break the bank this Black Friday thanks to special deals available throughout the city of Atlanta. From 10% off at Concentrics restaurants and Dantanna's, to Blo Blow Dry Bar's special on UNITE styling products, to fresh sushi specials throughout the evening at ROOM at TWELVE,

PATCH - 2017-11-22 17:10:48

Springfield police raid Upper Hill neighborhood apartment, seize drugs and semiautomatic weapon with 36-round magazine

SPRINGFIELD - Police raided an Upper Hill neighborhood Tuesday morning, arrested 4 and seized heroin, marijuana and a semiautomatic weapon with a 36-round magazine. Police also recovered 15 rounds of ammunition for the weapon, a 9 mm Tec-9, from the home at 21 Wellington St., Apt. F, according to a

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-22 13:57:52

Prison time for Springfield couple that ran 'Sinful Innocence' prostitution ring

Milford "Bullygang" Lewis and Tiana Lewis (Credit: Milford Lewis' Facebook page) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Springfield couple will spend the next several years in prison for sex trafficking women they recruited online. According to a news release sent to 22News by the Department of Justice, 37

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:02:19

Springfield woman charged with arson in deadly Quincy Street fire

Photo courtesy Springfield Fire Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The deadly fire on Quincy Street in Springfield Monday is believed to have been intentionally set. Hampden County District Attorney's Office spokesman Jim Leydon told 22News that 20-year-old Iris Larregui, of Springfield, has b

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 20:25:56

Springfield police searching for TV theft suspect

Photo courtesy Springfield Police Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Springfield police are asking for the public's help in identifying a theft suspect. Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh released surveillance photos of the suspect Wednesday afternoon. Walsh said the man pictur

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:17:23

Springfield cafe hosts free Thanksgiving dinner for the community

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Sweet Ideas Cafe hosted a free thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and community members in downtown Springfield Wednesday evening. The cafe's owner said this is the first year they have hosted the meal for the community. Volunteers from the Christian Cathedral Church he

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-23 02:28:03

Ten Tenors bringing holiday show to Springfield Symphony Hall

One of Australia's most popular musical exports, The Ten Tenors are bringing their popular "Home for the Holidays" Christmas tour to Springfield's Symphony Hall on Sunday, Dec. 3. Billed as a "magical experience for the whole family that will dazzle, delight and captivate audiences," the show featur

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-22 10:22:01

Suspect arrested in connection to series of West Springfield break-ins

Photo courtesy West Springfield Police Department WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - West Springfield police arrested a man in connection to three overnight break-ins, with the most recent happening Tuesday night. According to a post on the West Springfield Police Department's Facebook page, detecti

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:17:44

Springfield City Council and local businesses give back during season of thanks

SPRINGFIELD (Mass.) WWLP - It's the spirit of giving during the season of thanks. Dozens of people lined up in front of 350 Grill in Springfield where local business people, and city councilors passed out more than 300 turkeys to families in need. One Springfield resident told 22News his family will

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 00:07:28

Houma woman gets 15 years for armed robbery

A 26-year-old Houma woman received 15 years in prison after pleading guilty for her role in the armed robberies of a local convenience store and fast-food restaurant last year, prosecutors said. Christian Marie Pontif, of 405 Westside Blvd., was the second of three suspects to plead guilty to the a

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-22 19:48:00

Felon from Houma gets 18 years for illegal gun possession

A 38-year-old Houma man convicted in April for illegally possessing a firearm was sentenced to 18 years in prison, prosecutors said. Stanley Brumfield, of 1406 Memory Lane, was charged on Oct. 31, 2015, with three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, two counts of aggravated criminal damage

HOUMA COURIER - 2017-11-22 13:01:00

Today's editorial: Happy Thanksgiving, Houma-Thibodaux

Today is a day for giving thanks, and we have plenty of reasons to do so. Our area is just a week away from making it through another hurricane season unscathed. We don't have to look far to see people who were less fortunate in that regard this year. Thousands of people in Houston and elsewhere in

DAILY COMET - 2017-11-23 07:01:00

Houma man accused of child molestation

A 45-year-old Houma man was arrested today after being accused of molesting a young girl in his home, authorities said. According to the Terrebonne Sheriff's Office, Christian Lirette, of 174 Sugarwood Blvd., inappropriately touched a girl under the age of 13 multiple times over the course of a yea