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Severe flooding washes away Conyers driveway

Several roads were shut down due to flooded roadways Friday as Public Works crews attempted to clean up the mess. Sign up now for the free 11Alive News app to receive updates on this potential severe weather.


Emergency responders dealing with aftermath of storms

CONYERS — Emergency responders are reminding residents to play it safe when dealing with flooding that resulted from storms that passed through the east metro area this morning.


UPDATE: Road closures in Newton, Rockdale

CONYERS — Emergency responders called on residents to play it safe when dealing with flooding that resulted from storms that passed through the east metro area early Friday morning.


Taste of Conyers returns May 4

CONYERS — The city of Conyers is inviting everyone with an appetite to Olde Town Conyers for the annual Taste of Conyers and Conyers Car Show on Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.


RCPS career coordinator receives Laura Barnes Award

CONYERS —Rockdale County Public Schools school social workers recently honored Therese Owens, Rockdale County High School's Career Center coordinator, as the 2019 Laura Barnes Honorary Social Worker.


UPDATE: Flash flood warning issued, roads closed

The severe storms that moved through our area overnight and early this morning have led to localized flooding and several road closings in Rockdale County. According to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, the following roads/intersections are closed:


NWS: Tornado touches down in Southeast Georgia

A line of severe thunderstorms and a tornado barreled across Southeast Georgia on Friday, leaving a trail of damage. The front facade of a furniture store in Kingsland was ripped off by high winds and a tractor-trailer was blown over on the causeway to St. Simons Island.


VIDEO: Driver steals as many guns as he can after driving car through gun store

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Loganville police are looking for a bold thief who drove a car into a local gun shop. Surveillance video obtained by Channel 2's Christian Jennings shows the car plowing through the front of the store around 5 a.m. Friday and then the driver hopping out and stealing as many gu


Gang members sentenced for 'most brutal murder in recent Atlanta history'

ATLANTA - Four men learned how long they will spend in prison for commiting one of the most "horrific" crimes in recent Fulton County history. In 2016, Christopher Dean, 33, of Lithia Springs, was lured to the Atlanta home of Xavier Gibson and his brother, 30-year-old Orlando Gibson, authorities sai


Tornado Watches, Warnings Issues for Counties in Florida, Georgia Friday Morning

Friday morning's commute was complicated for those who had to worry about tornadoes slowing them down. In several Florida and Georgia counties, tornado watches or tornado warnings had been issued. Understanding the timing, and severity, of these National Weather Service announcements can be a matter


Gwinnett police looking for suspects in j$100K ewelry heist

Gwinnett County police are asking for the public’s help to find two men accused of walking into a jewelry store in the Lawrenceville area, smashing display cases and stealing about $100,000 in jewelry on Monday.


Robbers steal $100K in jewelry in seconds

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (CBS46) – In just 30 seconds, two suspects stole $100,000 worth of jewelry from a Gwinnett County jewelry store. The robbery happened on April 15 at Crescent Jewelers on 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville.

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Atlanta Falcons legend arrested in Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A football player well-known for his moves on the field as an Atlanta Falcon is facing charges in a city not far away. Sharod "Roddy" White was booked into the Gwinnett County jail on April 12 on an HOV lane violation and driving with a suspended or revoked license. The Gwinne


Tree topples onto Gwinnett apartment injuring one

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. — One person is recovering from surprisingly minor injuries after a falling pine tree smashed into a Gwinnett County apartment building and went partway into a bedroom.


Doctors working to save life of 7-year-old who was shot in head

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Doctors are working to save the life of a little girl who was shot in the head last Friday. Police said Mariasia Thomas, 7, was sitting on a couch inside her Ellenwood foster home when someone opened fire from outside, critically injuring the young child.


Georgia Governor Brian Kemp says he's not concerned about backlash from the "heartbeat" bill

The "heartbeat" bill in Georgia has not yet been signed by Governor Brian Kemp but the governor told reporters Thursday night in Liberty County he's not concerned about reported backlash from the film industry. The bill would prevent an abortion at six weeks or when a heartbeat is detected.


Severe storms, heavy rains wash out roads, down trees across north Georgia

ATLANTA - Another line of storms moved through parts of the metro Friday after a fast-moving storm system produced tornado warnings and watches in the morning. We continue to receive reports of damage throughout metro Atlanta and north Georgia. There are thousands of power outages and the number con


Rain washing away major roadway in Snellville, police say

Snellville police are asking motorists to use alternate routes as a portion of a major roadway is being washed away due to heavy rain. Officials posted an alert that the right turn lane for Scenic Highway northbound at Henry Clower Boulevard is blocked due to the damage.


Breaking: Vehicle rams gun shop in Loganville, several guns stolen

Loganville Police Department is investigating an early morning incident at the X3 Firearms in the Faith Crossing Shopping Center in Loganville. “Initial reports are a stolen car was driven through the front of the store at about 5 a.m. causing significant damage to the store,” said Robbie Schwartz,


Heritage baseball sweeps Alcovy, finishes Region 3-AAAAAA play with 14-1 record

CONYERS -- With an 11-1 run-rule victory over Alcovy on senior night, Heritage baseball closed out its tremendous 15-game Region 3-AAAAAA slate with 14 wins, one better than their 2018 record of 13.