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One teen dead, another critically injured in Thursday night wreck
The driver, 18-year-old Alissa Harvey of Hampton, was pronounced dead at the scene, while her passenger, 18-year-old Kyra Young of Griffin, was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after Harvey’s car barrel-rolled following her attempt to negotiate a curve in the road, an
Netflix executive apologizes, resigns after using racial slurs | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
"Many of us have worked closely with Jonathan for a long time, and have mixed emotions,” Hastings wrote. “Unfortunately, his lack of judgment in this area was too big for him to remain."
Health inspector calls Pizza Hut kitchen 'unsanitary from top to bottom'
Violations included a food handler eating in the kitchen and then handling food and supplies without washing hands, observed food handler preparing a pizza with bare hands and food items in prep cooler, including sausage and meatballs, not held cold enough.
Teen says he saw ice cream truck driver steal mail, police find more than that
The teen called police and when they pulled the driver over, investigators said they found marijuana, a scale, cash and a gun.
Untold Atlanta: Woman who nearly died from flesh-eating bacteria prepares for Peachtree Road Race
“They had never worked with an adaptive athlete before," she said. “We’ve figured it out with different chains and straps, and things for my hand ."
Alleged Spalding killer defiant, non-committal in jailhouse interview
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution06/22/2018 — Griffin, GA - Franklin Gebhardt (right) becomes emotional while listening to an audio recording of an interview he had with investigators during Friday’s testimony. Gebhardt, 60, is charged with felony murder and other counts in the crime prosecutors say
Rapper Jim Jones Among 4 Arrested After Atlanta Police Chase
WireImageRapper Jim Jones performs on stage at V-103 Car & Bike Show at Georgia World Congress Center on July 16, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. The rapper was arrested in Georgia following a high speed chase.
Cold case murder trial could be in jurors hands by Tuesday
On Friday, jurors heard a profanity laced audio recording between Frankie Gebhardt, one of the men accused in the murder, and police. Gebhardt repeatedly denied any involvement in Coggins' murder.
Washington mom bathes 1-year-old son in bleach to keep him alive | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
Alicia Barber of Chattaroy gave birth to Jamison Stam in May 2017. The boy was born withharlequin ichthyosis, a recessive inherited disorder. Jamison is covered with plates of thick skin that crack and split apart, according to theFirst Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types.
Metro Atlanta Wendy's employees busted for selling meth at work
CANTON, Ga. -- Multiple fast-food workers have been arrested for allegedly dealing meth on the job.According to a statement from the Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (CMANS), agents executed search warrants at the Wendy's restaurant at 102 Riverstone Parkway in Canton, Georgia after a lengthy i
One black, gay Atlanta man’s story ‘for the love of Andre Leon Talley’
I have never met Andre Leon Talley; not really. I saw him once in a Harlem church, his vastness consuming a wooden pew near the front of the chapel. Elegantly draped in a caftan suited for a high priest, he was handsome in that way that older black men attending church are handsome; with his neatly
FDA warns Peachtree City firm about silver dietary supplements - The Citizen
Silver Armor, a company located in Peachtree City, has received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pertaining to federal violations related to some of its colloidal silver products. For their part, Silver Armor co-owner Dina Dennis said the company is creating the documents
Griffin Housing Authority dedicates first new house
Kristy McDowell and her two sons have a brand new home on 15th Street.McDowell, a working mother and CareMaster employee, is the first homebuyer of many more to come for the Griffin Housing Authority, according to CEO Bob Dull. There are two more new homes being built down the street, which will be
Witnesses recall cold-case murder defendant talking about Timothy Coggins' death
GRIFFIN, Ga. -- Testimony continued Thursday in the cold case trial Timothy Coggins, who was murdered in 1983 in Spalding County.
Police: Dangerous robber carjacks woman, fires shot
Police said as the victim got out of her car, the suspect ambushed her, pushed her to the ground and stole her car keys, purse and phone. As the suspect tried to get in and take off with her car, investigators said the woman fought to get her things back.
'Drop it before I drop you!' | Good Samaritans save 8-month pregnant pizza delivery worker
ATLANTA -- A woman who is eight months pregnant and working as a pizza delivery worker was pistol-whipped in an armed robbery attempt Wednesday.Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with the crime and are seeking a third suspect.The attack happened around 8:40 pm Wednesday on Waits Avenue
Kroger to give away free school supplies to Georgia teachers
The Georgia Department of Education said those with a valid teacher ID can receive the supplies at no charge! They will receive construction paper, markers, tape, and other classroom essentials
Man at center of Cobb County SWAT standoff found dead, police say | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
A man wanted out of Cherokee County barricaded himself inside a home on Millwood Drive, Cobb police told Channel 2 Action News. He was found dead just before 7 a.m., shortly after officers made their way into the home.
Suspect accused in racially motivated 1983 murder of black man goes on trial
GRIFFIN, Ga. --A white man charged with murder in what Georgiaprosecutors describe as the racist slaying of a black manin 1983 went on trial Wednesday with both sides lambasting the original investigation. Prosecutor Marie Broder told jurors during opening statements that authorities botched their i
Cold case judge catches witness watching trial online, says go to jail!
GRIFFIN, Ga. -- The judge in the Spalding County cold case murder trial sent to jail a witness who was supposed to be sequestered Wednesday morning after discovering she was actually watching a live stream of the trial's opening statements.After opening statements were completed, Judge Fletcher Sams