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Headed to the Atlanta United victory parade? Bundle up and bring an umbrella
Atlanta United’s rowdy, proud fandom will descend on downtown Atlanta Monday morning to celebrate the team’s big MLS Cup win — and weather shouldn’t be nearly as miserable as it was Saturday night.
Officer hurt after chase through 2 metro Atlanta counties, fiery crash
An officer in Cherokee County is recovering after a vehicle pursuit down I-575 that ended in a fiery crash, Channel 2 Action News reported. According to the news station, five Holly Springs police officers were involved in the early Monday morning chase that started with an attempted traffic stop an
MONDAY’S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Mountain snow showers to change over to rain
» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. Snow continues to fall over parts of far North Georgia, adding about a half-inch to an inch to weekend accumulations, according to Channel 2 Action News.
Celebrate Atlanta United’s first MLS Cup with championship gear
Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For the first time in 23 years, the city — infamous for some shaky title-game performances — is a champion once again. On Saturday night,
Singer Ty Dolla $ign indicted for felony cocaine possession
ATLANTA — Ty Dolla $ign may face more than a decade in prison after being indicted by a grand jury on drug charges. TMZ reported that, according to court documents, the singer and rapper is facing three counts of drug charges, including two felonies.
Atlanta United's Martinez again makes MLS history
ATLANTA - Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez became the first player in MLS history to be named the MVP of the All-Star Game, season and MLS Cup. Martinez capped the Golden Trifecta by being named the MVP of Saturday’s title game, a 2-0 win over Portland at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Martinez scored the op
Atlanta United MLS Cup victory parade: Roads to be closed downtown
ATLANTA — Crews are getting ready for aparade to celebrate Atlanta United. The home team are national champions this morning!. The parade for the MLS Champion winners begins at 10 a.m. in downtown Atlanta.
Falcons Highlights: Julio Jones finishes first drive vs. Packers
Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones caught three passes on the team's opening drive, including a 21-yard touchdown to give Atlanta a 7-0 lead in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers.
Things to do in and around Atlanta on Monday, Dec. 10
From a trivia night to going ice skating, there are plenty of fun ways to spend your Monday. Here’s a look at three happenings worth checking out:. Trivia Night at Butcher & Brew in Alpharetta — Join Butcher & Brew, the American gastro sports bar in Alpharetta’s historic downtown district, for Trivi
Atlanta United's MLS Cup Victory Ends Michael Parkhurst's Agonizing Championship Drought
The city of Atlanta has a championship for the first time since 1995 thanks to the efforts of second-year MLS franchise Atlanta United. In front of an MLS Cup-record crowd of 73,019, United defeated the Portland Timbers 2-0 to bring their immaculate sophomore season to a close.
Police: 2 shot at party at downtown Atlanta hotel
ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Police have arrested one man charged with shooting two victims at a party inside a downtown Atlanta hotel. Officials told FOX 5 that officers were called to the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center after a shooting was reported on the 28th floor.
MLS CHAMPS! Atlanta United wins first MLS Cup 2 -0!
ATLANTA - The Kings of the South are the Kings of MLS. Behind goals from Josef Martinez and Franco Escobar, Atlanta United defeated Portland 2-0 to win the MLS Cup in front of record announced attendance of more than 73,000 on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
I-85 reopens after armed teens led officers on high-speed chase, police say
All lanes on Interstate 85 are back open after Coweta County sheriff deputies took two teenage suspects into custody. A Coweta County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson confirmed to Channel 2’s Tyisha Fernandes shots were fired following a high-speed chase.
Actor Tyler Perry pays off $400K plus in holiday layaways at two Georgia Walmarts
‘Tis the season for giving and that’s just what Tyler Perry has done at two suburban Walmarts in Georgia. Customers at two suburban Atlanta area Walmart stores received a holiday gift after discovering they found out actor and moving producer, Tyler Perry, had paid for their Christmas layaways, acco
Atlanta man sentenced to life for attacking woman
ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A judge in Fulton County handed down a life sentence to an Atlanta man who attacked a woman in her own home. According to a statement from the Fulton County District Attorney, Demarcus West attacked the 28-year-old victim when she returned home from walking her child to sch
Atlanta United defeats Portland to win MLS Cup
ATLANTA - The Kings of the South are the Kings of MLS. Behind goals from Josef Martinez and Franco Escobar, Atlanta United defeated Portland 2-0 to win the MLS Cup in front of record announced attendance of more than 73,000 on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Tyler Perry's Christmas surprise
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Tyler Perry may be retiring his Madea character, but he hasn’t given up playing Santa Claus. The superstar has paid off layaway items at Walmarts in East Point and Douglasville. Shoppers began returning to the store for their layaway items Thursday afternoon.
Tyler Perry Pays Off $434,000 in Walmart Layaways for 1,500 Shoppers: ‘It’s Hard Times’
He’s definitely on Santa’s nice list! Tyler Perry surprised Walmart shoppers in Atlanta by paying off their Christmas layaways — and he spent several hundred thousand dollars to do it.
Funeral being held for pregnant teen killed by stray bullet
Family and friends of a pregnant teen killed by a stray bullet at an apartment complex last month are gathering to remember her. A funeral is being held Saturday at noon at First Missionary Baptist Church for Sonja Harrison.
Nuggets lose versus Hawks 106-98 in Atlanta
The Denver Nuggets lost the last game of their road trip to the Atlanta Hawks 106-98. Nikola Jokic had a solid game with 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 7 assists, but John Collins was the big star, putting up 30 points, 12 rebounds, and 5 assists of his own. He was the best player on the floor tonight,