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Georgia state trooper involved in shooting near Atlanta

Authorities say a Georgia State Patrol trooper has been involved in a shooting just south of Atlanta, though details were not immediately available. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Monday morning that the trooper shot a person who has been taken to a hospital. The agency says the

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-19 16:15:00

Here's where to find free ice cream in Atlanta today

Dairy Queenwants to brighten up your rainy first day of spring with just a taste of summer. RELATED: Spring 2018: 5 things to know about the vernal equinox Today, Dairy Queen is inviting metro Atlanta customers to start summer early by partaking in its Free Cone Day, a day celebrating the ice cream

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-20 15:03:22

Cleanup next after severe storms plow through metro Atlanta

Tuesday: Severe storms possible in the morning. High: 67 Wednesday: Windy and cool. High: 58 For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. It will be daylight Tuesday before metro Atlanta gets a real look at the damage from severe storms. Late Monday, the storms were


JUST IN: Large piece of metal falls, blocks Midtown road

A large piece of circular metal fell from a building at 14th and West Peachtree streets, blocking a busy road in Midtown. Spring Street is blocked between 13th and 15th streets, Atlanta fire Sgt. Cortez Stafford said. "Please avoid the area at this time," Atlanta police said on Twitter. The metal i


UPDATE: Trooper killed, daughter critically injured as storms moved through Georgia

Authorities have determinedsevere storms contributed to a crash that killed a Georgia State Patrol trooper and critically injured his daughter. "The Georgia State Patrol and the entire DPS family are heartbroken this morning," the agency said in a Facebook post. "Tyler Parker was killed in a single


Storms, possible tornado ravage parts of metro Atlanta

Weather Wsb news on-demand 00:00 | 00:00 Wsb traffic on-demand 00:00 | 00:00 Wsb weather on-demand 00:00 | 00:00 ATLANTA - A powerful storm system swept through north Georgia overnight, sending trees into roads, damaging homes and businesses, knocking out power to thousands and leaving south Ful

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-03-20 14:43:00

Severe weather threats force DeKalb Schools to cancel after-school activities

DeKalb County School District has canceled after-school activities for looming weather. According to Channel 2 Action News, severe storms expected through metro Atlanta Monday afternoon could spark tornadoes in the area. Extended after-school care for DeKalb Schools will continue as planned. Distri

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-19 20:24:41

BREAKING: 2 killed, 1 critically injured in crash in southwest Atlanta

Two people are dead and another person is critically injured in a crash in southwest Atlanta, police said. The incident was reported Monday in the 1400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta police Officer Donald Hannah said. The injured victim has been taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. That

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-19 14:28:46

'Because I'm blessed' | Fairburn resident is happy, despite storm damage to home

Fairburn resident Ashley Andrews says she had been watching the storms approach metro Atlanta on television all day long. She says she prepared for the storms. "I had been watching this storm coming all day, so I figured it was going to get really bad, so we made preparations -- I had gotten my daug

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 17:06:00

Atlanta motorcyclist killed in Florida crash

An Atlanta motorcyclist died after a driver crashed into his motorcycle and three others stopped along a Florida highway, authorities said. John Hawkins, 53, of Atlanta, died on the scene near mile marker No. 57. The crash happened when 23-year-old Sean Marlin veered his pickup truck off the Florida


Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-18 22:18:00

Man shot at Underground Atlanta in front of two children

ATLANTA - A man was shot on Sunday at Underground Atlanta in front of two children. The victim, who police have identified only as a 30-year-old man, was shot in the abdomen. Police said they have suspects in custody. Two children were present when the shooting happened, but police have not said if

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-18 23:47:00

Showers, storms expected in Atlanta Monday

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected in metro Atlanta Monday with isolated severe storms possible. Click here for the latest radar. Alerts There are currently no severe weather alerts for north Georgia. Timing Monday morningScattered showers and a few storms are expected in metro Atlanta

CBS 46 - 2018-03-19 00:35:00

'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' Star Rod "Shooter" Gates Might Get Justice for His Slain Son

When Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Season 7 premieres on March 19, we might get more details on one of the biggest tragedies to beset the VH1 franchise: The August 2017 death of Rod "Shooter" Gates' son Rod Jr. His death was widely reported to be the result of a car accident, but in reality, the 20-year-ol


Funeral set for airport worker whose body was found in the Yellow River

It's been two weeks since a missing airport worker turned up dead in the Yellow River. A boater found Shanequa Sullivan, 23, tangled in some branches by the shore. On Sunday, the family will lay her to rest. Sullivan's grandmother saw her six weeks ago, but the funeral will not bring her closure bec


Drive-by shooters terrorize Atlanta street

ATLANTA - A series of random drive-by shootings have Atlanta police searching for a suspect. Authorities are looking for the person who they say shot at least three innocent people in just the last month. One of the victims, 61-year-old Sylvester Dixon, was shot in the head. He thankfully survived a


GBI investigates trooper-involved shooting in Hapeville

HAPEVILLE, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has confirmed its agents are investigating a state trooper-involved shooting in Hapeville that happened Monday morning. According to GBI spokesperson Nelly Miles, the shooting involved a Georgia State Patrol trooper who is OK. The person who was

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 13:45:00

Commercial Casting Call For Dads in Atlanta (Pay is $350)

To audition for a role in the upcoming commercial, check out the casting call breakdown below.Commercial Casting Call Dad Casting - $350/day! Seeking a Caucasian, Male, 40-60, with greying hair to portray a father. Dates: 3/28 or 3/29 - MUST be available both days. Rate: $350 Flat Location: Atlant


Atlanta federal inmate who made Facebook video hit with new charge

Scheduled to be released from prison May 16, an Atlanta federal inmate faces a new charge after he posted a video to his Facebook page from inside the prison. Joe Fletcher, who appeared to admit his involvement in a deadly 2010 shooting in Ohio in the 49-minute video, was indicted on a charge of ill


Man told nurses 'I will kill you' convicted of five counts of terroristic threats

MARIETTA, Ga. - A man who screamed at nurses, "I will kill you, I will come with a gun and shoot you all," last April was convicted late Thursday night. John Wallace was convicted of five counts of terroristic threats by a Cobb County Jury on Thursday. On April 21, 2017, Wallace entered Signature He