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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

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-18 22:18:00

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


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

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-18 23:47:00

UPDATES | TORNADO WARNINGS issued for metro Atlanta counties

11Alive's StormTrackers are watching potentially severe weather set to move through the north Georgia area Monday night. Severe thunderstorms are likely as a cold front approaches. All eyes will be one the northwestern counties. Frequent lightning, hail, strong winds, and possible tornadoes will be

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 00:14:00

Another metro Atlanta community to vote on decriminalizing marij - CBS46 News

The city of South Fulton is the latest metro Atlanta community to ask citizens if they'd like to decriminalize marijuana. Officials are expected to vote on Tuesday on a controversial proposal that would keep people out of jail if they're caught with an ounce or less of marijuana. A town hall meeting

CBS 46 - 2018-03-19 13:35:00

Jonesboro police pursuit ended by PIT maneuver

JONESBORO - A police chase through Jonesboro involving several law enforcement agencies was brought to an end last Tuesday after a pursuing officer maneuvered his patrol vehicle to incapacitate the fleeing sedan. The maneuver, known as the Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT), forced the vehicle

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-03-19 19:54:00

Georgia state trooper involved in shooting near Atlanta

HAPEVILLE, Ga. - Authorities say a Georgia State Patrol trooper shot a person while helping Atlanta police chase a vehicle just south of the city. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Monday that the trooper is "ok," and that the wounded person was in stable condition at Grady Memoria

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-19 19:24:28

Severe storms plow through metro Atlanta

Tuesday: Severe storms likely. High: 67 Wednesday: Windy and cool. High: 58 For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. Take cover now. Thunderstorms and the threat of tornadoes reached metro Atlanta and North Georgia late Monday evening after a mostly dry day. The


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


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


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


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


DFACS worker charged with child cruelty against own daughter

MCDONOUGH, Ga. - A mother and DFACS employee was taken into custody for spanking her own daughter until she had bruises on her legs. On Thursday, March 8, an officer with the Henry County Police Department was called to an elementary school in reference to a child abuse case. When the officer arrive


Giants star Odell Beckham Jr. target of false report over Atlanta club brawl: 'This is 100% not Odell'

Odell Beckham Jr. is the target of a false report over a video of a club brawl in Atlanta.(Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Odell Beckham Jr. was the target of a fraud video and false report trying to paint the Giants star receiver in a bad light Saturday. The Daily News has learned that viral videos