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1 person in custody after woman found dead outside of apartment, police say
Child knocks over glass sculpture, parents may be on the hook for $132,000 billDangerous plant that causes blindness, burns found in multiple states: officialsTruck hits, kills 2 children at mudding event, GSP says
Bear sighted in Conyers | Public safety alert issued
CONYERS, Ga. -- A bear has been sighted in Conyers.The bear was seen off Stanton Road.Local officials said the state Department of Natural Resources has been notified.People are being warned not to approach the animal.Recent critter sightings around the ATLBlack bear gets sighted in tree in Rome nei
Reports: Rapper XXXTentacion shot in Miami | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -Rapper XXXTentacion was shot in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Monday, according to reports.
Police identify suspects in Covington kidnapping, robbery
COVINGTON, Ga.- Officials have released the names of the suspects who they say kidnapped a man, pistol-whipped him, and then forced him to go into a Wells Fargo to withdraw money.
Suspect engages police in standoff in DeKalb motel after robbery
TUCKER, Ga. -- A suspect has barricaded himself in a DeKalb motel after robbing a Waffle House early Monday morning.According to police, the robbery happened at 2:57 a.m. at a Waffle House on Lawrenceville Highway. The suspect then fled the restaurant and went across the street to the Knight's Inn o
Mansfield woman charged in 2016 accident
According to a bench warrant, Taylor Leeann Chriswell, 29, is charged with homicide by vehicle in the first degree, driving under the influence, homicide by vehicle in the second degree and failure to yield right of way.
Why this pretty but dirty Atlanta cop is in jail and out of a job
Iris Rowe, now a former member of APD , after being busted in drug raid (Image Source: East Point Police and City of Atlanta Police)
Atlanta City Council approves $661 million budget - SaportaReport
“This 3 percent isn’t meant to fully fix what is broken,” said Councilman Dustin Hillis, after he introduced the raise.
4 Hurt In DeKalb Family Dollar Fire
DECATUR, GA — A fire broke out Monday in an aisle of a Family Dollar store in DeKalb County, sending four people to the hospital.
2 kids killed in accident at mud bogging event in Milledgeville | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -Investigators in Baldwin County say two children are dead after a mud bogging accident in Milledgeville.ABC affiliate WGXA in Maconsaid a truck may have run into the crowd at an event around 7:30 p.m. at South Creek Mud Boggin.The Georgia State Patrol confirmed toChannel 2 Action
Apartment ceiling collapses during birthday party, residents say
“I'm looking, like, ‘Oh my God,’ because I didn't know what it was at first. I was in ... shock. And only thing I know was everyone was running, crying, screaming,” mother Jasmine Ponder said.
Suspects identified in DeKalb Kroger shooting
DECATUR, Ga. -- Police have released the names of two men charged in Friday afternoon's shooting inside a DeKalb County Kroger.Andrew Banks, 23, and Austin Harris, 18, are both charged with two counts of aggravated assault and theft by taking.Police said no other suspects are being sought.According
Man found dead in Tucker apartment pool
TUCKER, Ga. -- A 23-year-old man was found dead Saturday night in a DeKalb County apartment pool.The incident happened around 6 pm at an apartment complex at 2035 Idlewood Road.Local residents told 11Alive the man's body was found in the pool.This story is developing.
Kroger Shootout | July 4th Fireworks: DeKalb Co. News
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Teen killer wants to apologize to mother of man he killed: 'I'm sorry for her loss'
Charlie McDaniel turned 18 years old while in prison. McDaniel, and his younger brother, Isaac McDaniel,were sentenced to 45 years in prison, with 18 to serve, for crimes that includedthe killing of Anthony Brooks in 2016.
Woman Refuses to Get Off Spirit Airlines Flight, Forces Everyone Else to Deplane
A woman filmed herself refusing to get off of a Spirit Airlines flight out of Atlanta, Georgia, on May 1, causing the cabin crew to have all the other passengers deplane. A week later, her Facebook Live had racked up nearly 3 million views.Safira Allen cited a series of unconfirmed incidents includi
Former NBA player charged with armed robbery in metro Atlanta
COWETA COUNTY, Ga.- A former NBA player who went to high school in Cobb County was arrested Friday night in connection with an armed robbery in Coweta County, authorities confirmed.
Children protect mom from alleged attacker, 5-year-old grabs gun, give | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
Martin was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released. He faces felony charges of assault and violating a protective order,KPRC reported.
Police: 3 people hospitalized in 'targeted shooting' in Kroger parking lot in Atlanta
The male victim exchanged gunfire with the alleged robbers, injuring them in the parking lot of the store. Those three men are in the hospital, police told the publication.
Clemons: Numbers dispute Facebook talk of a crime wave
To read some of the comments onThe Covington News’ Facebook pagethis week, you’d be convinced our county has already gone to hell in a handbasket.The doomsday crowd had a field day with the story of a kidnapping of a man in Newton County. The victim was pistol-whipped and taken to a Wells Fargo bran