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2 charged after video of brawl with Atlanta police surfaces online | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
Barnewell's mother, Jennifer, then got in between the officer and her son. The officer tried to stun the Barnwell with a Taser, and the video shows Jennifer get knocked to the ground.
Fayetteville robber pepper-sprays store clerk to steal iPhone Wednesday - The Citizen
Striking the same phone store for the second time, a man pepper-sprayed the clerk at Cricket Wireless, 154 Banks Crossing, snatched an iPhone and fled on foot, according to Fayetteville Police Capt. Chad Myers.
Chick-fil-A axes popular product, upsetting several customers
The company sent out word Wednesday in an email to customers saying the calendar is discontinued, marking an end to “20 years of steers,”The News & Observerreports.
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
Body found in neighborhood lake in Gwinnett County, police say
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Gwinnett police are investigating after a body was found at Lake Carlton in Loganville.Channel 2 Action Newswas the first local news station to arrive at the scene Wednesday night.We're at the scene talking to police for live updates on Channel 2 Action News This Morninig.TREND
Federal court rules against metro Atlanta man fired for being gay
The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued its ruling Wednesday, rejecting an appeal by Gerald Bostock (photo). He was fired from his job as a child welfare services coordinator at the Clayton County Juvenile Court in 2013. Bostock — who said he received 10 years of good evaluations from his supe
Geaux Nation - Auburn At SEC Media Days
ATLANTA, Ga. - The 2018 SEC Media Days wrapped up in Atlanta Thursday afternoon with the final three teams taking their turns at the podium, including Auburn. The Tigers are looking forward to an opportunity to try and redeem themselves after blowing a 20 point lead last year in death valley. Auburn
Men arrested in slip-and-fall accident insurance fraud ring
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Three men have been accused of staging slip-and-fall accidents at businesses and filing false insurance claims in Georgia.The office of state Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens tells news outlets in a statement that the men face felony charges for the allegations at busines
Burglary crew leads police on high-speed chase through Conyers, video | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
“This wasn’t their first rodeo. This is what they do. They’re criminals,” Capt. Jackie Dunn, with the Conyers Police Department, said.
Police release sketch of sexual assault suspect in Atlanta
Police describe the man as being in his early 20s, 5'10" or taller, with a slender build, short black hair, brown eyes, and a tattoo of lips on his neck.
This police department's lip sync challenge just won the internet
The department posted the video, saying "You really didn’t think we were going to sit back and not participate in the #lipsyncchallenge did ya? There are some good ones out there so we needed to 'BRING IT'. We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it."
Cops across metro Atlanta, Georgia cracking down on speeding this week
Police across Georgia are participating in #OperationSouthernShield, an anti-speeding campaign running through Sunday in five Southeastern states.Georgia State Patrol said it is implementing heightened speeding enforcement across the state. County police in Gwinnett and Cobb are also participating,
Two killed in overnight house fire in southwest Atlanta | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
“One of our companies went inside the second floor that was heavily involved with fire and flames through the roof and they were able to get the victims out, but unfortunately it was too late,” Stafford said.
BREAKING: Motorcycle crash shuts down Moreland in east Atlanta
#TRAVELADVISORY:@McKayWSBin the Skycopter up over a serious motorcycle crash investigation - Moreland Ave. pretty much shut down between I-20 and Glenwood Ave. Take Boulevard, Glenwood, or Maynard Terrace. More on@wsbradio&@wsbtv#ATLtrafficpic.twitter.com/gtiC7w685m
Billy Joel fans get big surprise at 100th Madison Square Garden show: | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
As Billy Joel celebrated his 100th concert at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, he announced to concertgoers that he was going to have a guest sing a duet with him and that the guest was a winner of a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony,WNBC reported.
Woman, man die in southwest Atlanta house fire
ATLANTA- Atlanta Fire and Rescue is investigating after a fire claimed the life of two people early Thursday morning.We're talking to investigators as they work to identify the victims, for updates on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.The fire happened in the 100 block of Pope Street in southw
3 arrested, 1 sought in staged slip-and-fall accident ring in South Georgia
Germain Baynard, 20, Ryan Law, 21, and Demetrius Lee, 22, all of Thomasville, allegedly staged the accidents at businesses in Brooks, Colquitt and Thomas counties, said Glenn Allen, state insurance commissioner spokesman.
Fayetteville’s Uptown Square site for sale - The Citizen
Canada-based Avison Young’s Capital Markets Group has been retained to market and sell Uptown Square, a 100-percent-occupied retail center spanning 72,314 square feet on 8.58 acres at 1415 Hwy. 85 North.
Eagles Landing wins in court; Stockbridge to appeal
The provision had been central to Stockbridge’s case. Article III, Section V, Paragraph III of the Georgia Constitution, states that “No bill shall pass which refers to more than one subject matter or contains matter different from what is expressed in the title thereof.”
23-year-old Coweta County inmate found dead in his cell
NEWNAN, Ga -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate the death of a 23-year-old inmate who was found in his cell Monday evening.Brandon Heath Chesnee was found unresponsive around 5:30 pm by another inmate, who then notified officers. Medical personnel attempted to rev