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Standoff Ends With Tear Gas After Man Threatens To Kill Police

Officers fired gas rounds into a home, ending a SWAT standoff Tuesday, after a man threatened his family and texted he would kill police. LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - A SWAT standoff ended Tuesday when officers fired gas rounds into a house and arrested a man after he threatened family members and texted pol

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:47:19

'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

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 23:06:00

Forsyth Inspections: Restaurant Earns C Grade With 74 Score

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA - Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Forsyth County during the past week. Click on the date or score to see more info Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible

PATCH - 2018-03-21 14:00:00

Possible Murder Vehicle Caught On Camera: Be On Look Out

Police have a photo of an SUV that could be related to a murder that happened Sunday when a man was shot and killed after a home invasion. LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Police have identified a vehicle that could be related to a murder that happened Sunday when a man was shot and killed after he and his famil

PATCH - 2018-03-21 14:39:54

Family Of Bedridden Woman Arrested; Maggots, Cockroaches Eating Her Decomposing Legs

SUGAR HILL, GA - A bedridden woman's husband and son have been arrested in Georgia after police found her in horrific conditions in her home, with her legs rotting and maggots crawling on her. The woman's husband Terry Sorrell, 54, and son, Christian Sorrell, 18, were taken into custody and charged

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-03-21 15:00:11

Family demands $10 million for death of son in Gwinnett jail

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The parents of a man who died inside the Gwinnett County jail are demanding $10 million, blaming their son's death on the "negligent, reckless" actions of sheriff's deputies. Last fall, the FOX 5 I-Team first brought you the story of Chris Howard and how jailers ignored a doct

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-21 21:19:00

Sandy Springs 'aiming' to open new City Hall on May 7

Sandy Springs is "aiming" to open its new City Hall at City Springs on May 7, a city spokesperson said following reports of that date from the mayor and a City Council member. City Communications Director Sharon Kraun, who is directly involved in the massive government relocation planning, said she

REPORTERNEWSPAPERS.NET - 2018-03-22 01:37:33

Florida teacher leaves 4-year-old home alone while she buys marijuana, deputies say

Marsha Dolce, 26, was arrested Saturday on charges of child neglect and marijuana possession, according to a Polk County Sheriff's Office news release. Deputies responded to a Davenport apartment complex Saturday morning and found a 4-year-old child crying outside, wearing only a T-shirt and underwe

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-20 17:20:10

Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon


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


Woman ID'd in deadly I-285 crash; husband charged

A man faces vehicular homicide charges in a crash that killed his wife and shut down I-285 East for more than five hours Sunday. David Cho, 61, was charged with failure to maintain a lane and second-degree vehicular homicide, Sandy Springs police said Monday. The victim has been identified as Sue Ch


2 Men Tie Up Family, Kill Husband During Robbery

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - One man was shot and killed after he and his family were tied up Sunday during a robbery attempt in a Lawrenceville home, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. Miguel Osorio, 44, was found dead inside the foyer of his home from a gunshot wound at approximately 3:35


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


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


UPDATE: 2 counties under Tornado warning; a watch issued for metro Atlanta, north Georgia

ATLANTA FORECAST Today: Rainy. High: 68 Tonight: Severe storms likely. Low: 57 Tomorrow: Windy and cool. High: 67 For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. After a first wave of predicted severe storms in metro Atlanta and North Georgia failed to materialize Mond


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


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


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


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


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