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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

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 00:49:00

Mattie's Call issued for 35-year-old Clayton County man

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have issued a Mattie's Call for a missing 35-year-old Forest Park man. According to the Clayton County Police Department, Raymond Williams was reported missing around 2:45 p.m on Tuesday. Williams, who police said has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizo

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 00:37:00

World of Coca-Cola reopens after bomb threat evacuation

ATLANTA -- The World of Coca-Cola in downtown Atlanta has begun reopening after a bomb threat, officials with the attraction confirmed Tuesday afternoon. The threat was reported at 121 Baker Street NW and K9 units were brought in to search the location. The World of Coca-Cola confirmed the evacuatio

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 20:10:00

Todd Tucker's daughter posts beautiful message to Kandi for photo with Beyonce

Source: Instagram - @kandi Todd Tucker's daughter Kaela Tucker penned a beautiful note to stepmother Kandi Burruss after the talented and multidimensional "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star was able to get her and Riley Burruss a rare backstage photo with megastar Beyonce. "Mom of the Year" Burruss d

ROLLINGOUT.COM - 2018-03-20 13:14:09

3 confirmed tornadoes hit Atlanta area

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Many neighbors in the Atlanta area are left picking up the pieces following severe storms slamming the area. The National Weather Service has now confirmed three separate tornadoes touched down in South Fulton County. Trees were sent into roads damaging homes and businesses and

WSAV-TV - 2018-03-21 11:33:49

Fake Facebook page sends Georgia city into tizzy over snakes

When most of northwest Georgia was preparing for severe storms, one city had to contend with the idea that snakes are lurking in sewers - or so they thought. Calhoun mayor Jimmy Palmer said -the "City of Calhoun, Gordon County GA" Facebook page - where a post about a snakes originated - is fake. "


Six people taken into custody at Lithonia high school

LITHONIA, Ga. - A Lithonia high school went into lockdown early Wednesday morning. A little while later, after the lockdown was removed, four individuals were arrested in the school's parking lot in a separate incident. A DeKalb County School District official told FOX 5 both incidents occurred at D

PATCH - 2018-03-19 22:12:54

UPDATE: Trooper killed, daughter critically injured as storms moved through Georgia

Authorities have determinedsevere storms contributed to a crash that killed a Georgia State Patrol trooper and critically injured his daughter. "The Georgia State Patrol and the entire DPS family are heartbroken this morning," the agency said in a Facebook post. "Tyler Parker was killed in a single


Severe weather threats force DeKalb Schools to cancel after-school activities

DeKalb County School District has canceled after-school activities for looming weather. According to Channel 2 Action News, severe storms expected through metro Atlanta Monday afternoon could spark tornadoes in the area. Extended after-school care for DeKalb Schools will continue as planned. Distri

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-19 20:24:41

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


GBI investigates trooper-involved shooting in Hapeville

HAPEVILLE, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has confirmed its agents are investigating a state trooper-involved shooting in Hapeville that happened Monday morning. According to GBI spokesperson Nelly Miles, the shooting involved a Georgia State Patrol trooper who is OK. The person who was


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

Here's where to find free ice cream in Atlanta today

Dairy Queenwants to brighten up your rainy first day of spring with just a taste of summer. RELATED: Spring 2018: 5 things to know about the vernal equinox Today, Dairy Queen is inviting metro Atlanta customers to start summer early by partaking in its Free Cone Day, a day celebrating the ice cream

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-20 15:03:22

BREAKING: Bomb threat reported at World of Coca-Cola

Atlanta police are investigating a bomb threat at the World of Coca-Cola, a spokeswoman said. Police dogs are searching the building on Baker Street, officer Lisa Bender said. Someone on the scene told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the facility has been evacuated and they have been moved acr

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-20 17:25:43

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 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


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

Police arrest suspected church burglar

JONESBORO - Clayton County police have announced the arrest of one suspect believed to be responsible for as many as 11 church burglaries across the county over the last month. Darrius Vasser, 22, was arrested Thursday when police executed search and arrest warrants at his Jonesboro home. He was ide

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-03-19 17:03:00

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