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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for western part of north Georgia

ATLANTA - A strong storm system with damaging winds, hail and the potential for isolated tornadoes is moving in overnight Thursday into Friday morning. Our Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologists have been tracking this storm system for more than a week as it moves across the country.


Legendary sports broadcaster killed in crash in SE Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga, (CBS46) Legendary sports broadcaster Chet Coppock, a fixture in Chicago, has passed away after injuries sustained in an automobile crash in southeast Georgia. According to a Facebook post by his daughter Lyndsey Coppock, the crash happened on April 11 near Hilton Head Island. Coppock l


Local reactions divided on Mueller report

The long-awaited report from special counsel Robert Mueller was released Thursday, and the more than 400-page document details President Donald Trump’s attempts to influence the Russia investigation but concludes that no evidence of collusion with Russia was found.


Coroner identifies body found in Georgia river as missing man

ATHENS, Ga. — Authorities in Athens have released the name of a man found by kayakers in a Georgia river on Saturday. According to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, the county coroner positively identified the victim as 54-year-old Emory Odell Findley of Athens. Findley was first reported


Georgia school system on lockdown due to threat

A threat to a north Georgia elementary school led the district to place all four of its schools on lockdown, Thursday. Cartersville City Schools posted a message on its website that it made the decision after receiving a threat to Cartersville Elementary School. They added that they didn't know the


UPDATES: Severe weather threatens north Georgia

A line of strong storms could bring severe weather, including damaging winds and possibly even tornadoes, into north Georgia overnight Thursday and early Friday morning. The 11Alive StormTrackers are keeping an eye on the storm and will have updates throughout the night and morning as it passes over


Georgia driver is lying about carjacking, says mother of child struck in her front yard

The man who was behind the wheel when a car jumped a curb and smashed into a Georgia girl and her home says he was the victim of a carjacking. But not everyone is believing his story.


LIST: Central Georgia school closings for severe weather (4/19)

CORDELE, Ga. — Several Central Georgia school districts will be closed Friday, April 19, due to the threat of severe weather on Friday morning. The following counties have confirmed they will be closed Friday:


Georgia Teen Charged with Terroristic Threats & Acts

A Georgia teenager stands charged with felony Terroristic Threats & Acts. Officials with the Rome City School System state that a “potential threat” led to the arrest of 18 year old Jarod Dale Monroe Tuesday at Rome High.


Georgia Engel: Patricia Heaton 'in Shock' Over 'Everybody Loves Raymond' Co-Star's Death

Patricia Heaton is “in shock” after her Everybody Loves Raymond co-star Georgia Engel passed away at the age of 70. Heaton and Engel starred alongside one another as Debra Barone and Pat MacDougall on the popular series, which earned Engel three Emmy nominations for outstanding guest actress in a co


Man Shot Into Georgia Home, Kills Toddler

AUGUSTA, Ga. – On Tuesday around 7:44 p.m., Jaziah Pollard, 2, was shot and killed on Meadowbrook Drive. According to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Jaziah’s mother, Jackqueline Ingram, 19, was having an altercation with her live-in boyfriend, Marquie Gunter, 28, over the use of


Two Georgia cities among best places to retire in the US, report says

Looking for a place to live out your golden years? Two Georgia cities have been ranked among the 100 best places to retire. » RELATED: How Georgia cities rank on US News’ ‘Best Places to Live’ list.


Woman accused of shooting man in chest, dumping him at hospital caught months later

CLAY COUNTY, N.C. — A woman accused of shooting a man in the chest in Georgia has been caught just over the state line after a months-long search involving several agencies. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed that Crystal LeAnn Carter was found in Clay County, North Carolina on Tuesday an


Oconee Co. man arrested on meth charges after home search

OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA)-- A man was arrested on drug charges Thursday following an investigation conducted by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. James Gus Orr, Jr., of Oconee, was arrested at his home after methamphetamine and a controlled substance were found during a search, accoring to a sher


Car dealer denied bond in alleged $2 million scheme

WHITE COUNTY, Ga. - A north Georgia car dealer was denied bond Thursday in what’s now being described as a more than $2 million fraud and theft case, prompted by a Channel 2 investigation.


Reporter Gets Death Threats After Masters Coverage Interrupted

ATLANTA, GA -- CBS46 Meteorologist Ella Dorsey says she received death threats Sunday after her TV station interrupted Masters coverage to warn viewers about a tornado threat during Tiger Woods' historic finish.


Committee: UGA should apologize for Baldwin decisions

A University of Georgia faculty group says administrators should apologize for their actions during and after the discovery of more than 100 presumed slave burials at a UGA construction site.


Georgia assistant named head coach at Kennesaw State

A day after adding its two highest-rated prospects in a top 10 signing class, Georgia lost an assistant coach that helped the Bulldogs make inroads on the recruiting trail. Amir Abdur-Rahim is the new head coach at Kennesaw State, the school announced Thursday morning.


Playoff tennis: GHS boys, Rabun girls advance; Rabun, Jackson County boys fall

GAINESVILLE — The Gainesville boys tennis team advanced to the second of the Class 6A playoffs with a 5-0 win over South Paulding Monday at Longwood Park. The Red Elephants did not drop a set and lost just 11 games total in the five matches.


Woman found clinging to rock in river after incident at Rainbow Falls rescued, along with male on other side of river

SAPPHIRE, NC (FOX Carolina) – The North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation said two people were rescued after an incident in the Rainbow Falls area on Tuesday. The river rescue happened Tuesday in Transylvania County.