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Bobby V being investigated for rape in metro Atlanta

R&B crooner Bobby V has gotten entangled in another odious sexual scandal, and this time law enforcement officials in suburban Atlanta are investigating him for allegations of rape. According to TMZ, the alleged sexual assault took place last weekend in Cobb County, Georgia, a suburban area immediat

ROLLINGOUT.COM - 2018-03-23 11:57:18

Authorities: Suspects ran illegal care home, threatened and abused disabled residents

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. -- Deputies in Rockdale County are on the lookout for two people they believe were running an illegal personal care home to exploit disabled women. According to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, 45-year-old Tomeka Moses Williams is wanted for running the home at 323 Rodgers

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-22 18:18:00

Woman added to Atlanta police 'most wanted' list for alleged robbery

A woman was recently added to the Atlanta Police Department's "most wanted" list on a robbery charge related to an alleged confrontation with another woman last year. The victim told APD that her vehicle and purse had been taken by her child's father's new girlfriend after a physical dispute, accor


APD admits mishandling case of missing airport worker later found in the Yellow River

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Atlanta Police Department is admitting it mishandled the missing persons case of an airport worker with autism later found dead in the Yellow River. The last known video of Shanequa Sullivan alive shows her apparently trying, but failing, to enter the airport MARTA station at th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-24 00:11:00

Man arrested for trespassing, carrying weapon into local school

A Covington man has been arrested by Forsyth County authorities after allegedly trespassing on the grounds of a south Forsyth Montessori school carrying a set of brass knuckles. According to incident report, from March 13, Lucky Benhur Huynh, a 22-year-old male from Covington was arrested by deputi

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-03-24 01:05:00

Video shows last known moments of woman whose body was found in Yellow River

COVINGTON, GA -- Investigators released new evidence in the tragic case of a woman who disappeared from her job at Hartsfield Jackson airport - then was found dead a month later. The video shows Shanequa Sullivan apparently trying to enter an airport MARTA station at the end of her shift - then walk


Cyber attack hits Atlanta computers | 'Everyone who has done business' with city may be at risk

ATLANTA - In a story first reported by 11Alive, city of Atlanta computers have been cyber attacked by ransomware that has encrypted some personal and financial data. "We don't know the extent of the attack," said Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms in a Thursday afternoon press conference. New Atlant

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-22 18:31:00

Man charged with possessing child porn

Another Douglas County man has been arrested for the sexual exploitation of children. Matthew Romanelli, 23, was taken into custody by Douglas County Sheriff's Inv. Nathan Mitchell on Tuesday, according to the arrest warrant. Between the dates of Jan. 2 through March 15, Romanelli possessed multiple

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-03-23 05:00:00

Grandfather who disappeared 7 months ago possibly found safe, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A Trinidadian man who disappeared from his family's Stone Mountain home in August is believed to be safe in an Atlanta hospital. Maurice Taitt walked away from his son's home seven months ago. Wednesday afternoon, Channel 2's Nicole Carr learned that Taitt may have been safe at


'Taxi Cab Bandit' bank robber gets 14 years in prison

ATLANTA - A bank robber was sentenced to 14 years in prison for robbing five metro-Atlanta banks. During the metro-Atlanta robberies, Rondell Muwwakkil would pass notes to the tellers demanding they give him small bills. "Muwwakkil never cared about the terror he caused when robbing these banks," sa


BREAKING: NCSO seeks public's help in Sullivan case

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County Sheriff's Investigator Jeff Alexander is asking for the public's help in the case of Shanequa Quanee Sullivan, whose body was located in the Yellow River March 3. Sullivan was reportedly last seen alive leaving the MARTA station at Hartsfield Jackson International Air


Woman Robs Cellphone Store With Steak Knife

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Gwinnett County Police Department detectives are seeking the public's help identifying a woman who robbed a cellphone store with a steak knife. The woman was recorded on security video. On March 18, at about 3:15 p.m., the woman entered the Boost Mobile store located at 6070 S. N

PATCH - 2018-03-22 15:01:29

Henry Co. teacher charged with enticing, inappropriately touching student expected in court

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - A teacher who was arrested and charged with sending a student a Snapchat message asking him to "send nudes" is expected in court on Wednesday for a bond and arraignment hearing. Ryan Harvey, 24, was indicted in front of a Grand Jury on Friday, March 9, with one count of sexual ass


LHS gets sweep of Grove

The smell of Foggy Bottom BBQ filled the air at the Loganville High School baseball stadium, but on the field it was business of usual for the Red Devils as they disposed of region foe and cross-county rival Walnut Grove in the annual Crosstown Rivalry BBQ game between the two region 8-AAAAA teams.


2 dead, 4 injured after shootout at Putnam County racetrack

EATONTON, Ga. - Police are investigating a deadly shootout that left two people dead and four people injured at a racetrack in Putnam County. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said that shooting happened on Saturday night at Headhunters Motor Club Dragway. One of the injured was an 8-year-old child


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


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


Police: Two people shot at gas station on Panola Road

LITHONIA, Ga. - Two are injured following a shooting at the Quick Trip gas station in Lithonia on Saturday night. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Quick Trip on Panola Road. Police tell FOX 5 that two males were shot, and both were taken to the hospital. One of them is in critical con


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


Horses get loose, block traffic on Atlanta highway

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Atlanta traffic has always been bad, but Saturday morning drivers had to deal with a different kind of "horsepower" on the highway. A small herd of horses decided to take to the streets and ended up blocking traffic on Highway 78 eastbound right near North DeKalb Mall. Police a