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Man shot, killed outside apartment complex in Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County detectives tell Channel 2 Action News they are investigating a homicide at the Rockbridge Court Apartments in Norcross. It is near the intersection of Jimmy Carter Boulevard and Singleton Road. Police told Channel 2 Action News around 4:10 a.m. Saturday they

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-18 15:44:45

Family of man found in Yellow River wants answers

The family of a man whose body was found submerged in the Yellow River wants answers. The family of a man whose body was found submerged in the Yellow River wants answers. The body of Ryan Hacker, 40, of Porterdale, GA, was found on Sunday, Nov. 12, around 2:30 p.m. near the river's dam. His siste

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-19 05:30:00

Study reveals African Americans are more exposed to oil and gas toxins

African Americans are disproportionately at risk from airborne pollutants caused by oil and natural gas development, according to a new study. The study, titled "Fumes Across the Fence-Line: The Health Impacts of Air Pollution from Oil and Gas Facilities on African American Communities" was co-autho

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 20:57:00

Georgia awarded $61.5 million for reading and literacy

Georgia has received $61.5 million to improve reading and literacy among children from birth through grade 12. It is the single highest grant from the U.S. Department of Education in its Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program 2017 funding. The money will be handled by the Georgia Department

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 20:03:00

40 Jobs In The Decatur Area: Data Analyst, Sales Manager And More

DECATUR, GA - Looking for work? Patch is ready to help. We partner with ZipRecruiter to bring you tons of job postings weekly. Check them out! Manager, Fuel Operations Menzies Aviation, Atlanta - Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directin

PATCH - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

DeKalb County graduations return to Georgia World Congress Center

All 23 high schools in DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will have three hours each to conduct their 2017-2018 commencement ceremonies at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), according to a recent release. On Oct. 30, DCSD released its 2017-2018 commencement schedule, which will take place M

THECHAMPIONNEWSPAPER.COM - 2017-11-17 18:31:54

Congressman Hank Johnson to run for seventh term in 2018

US Representative Hank Johnson (GA-04) is running for office for a seventh term in 2018. Johnson, who lives in Lithonia, announced his bid for another term on office on Nov. 13 said that having served during the terms of three presidents, he is committed now more than ever to public service. "Becaus


Holiday Glow In The Corners Parade Set For Saturday

PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA - It's time to ring in the holiday season, and the City of Peachtree Corners will be getting a jump on the celebrations with a parade on Saturday. The Holiday Glow in the Corners parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Peachtree Corners Baptist Church and proceed up Peachtree Corners C


Trial dates set for ex-deputy, husband charged in Hernandez death

HOUSTON - The trial dates have been set for a former Harris County deputy and her husband who were arrested in connection with the death of John Hernandez. Chauna Thompson, who was fired from the Harris County Sheriff's Office, and her husband, Terry Thompson, were in court Thursday, where a judge


Witnesses: Sparks fly as police pursue red truck on high-speed chase on I-35 in Hays County

Sparks fly behind a pickup as it is pursued by law enforcement on Interstate 35 in Hays County on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, according to witnesses. (Photo courtesy Zack Masters) AUSTIN (KXAN) - Witnesses who said they saw a high-speed chase on Interstate 35 in Hays County began contacting KXAN abou

KXAN - 2017-11-19 03:40:37

Funeral held for Texas State student found dead after fraternity event

KINGWOOD, Texas (KXAN) - Friends and family said goodbye Saturday to the Texas State University student who was found dead after a fraternity event. Matthew Ellis was laid to rest in Kingwood, Texas, near his hometown of Humble northeast of Houston. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, the San M

KXAN - 2017-11-19 00:42:55

Martha Jane Scott (1935-2017)

Martha Jane Scott, 81, of Creedmoor, TX was called home to our heavenly father on November 14, 2017 with her family at her bedside. Martha was born on Christmas Day in 1935 to Martin C. and Bertha M. Graef, in Creedmoor, TX.Martha was one of four children and had a happy childhood growing up on the


Alcohol Beverage Commission investigating Texas State student death

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) - In light of the death of a fraternity pledge at Texas State University earlier this week, the Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission says it is working to determine the source of any alcohol that may have been involved in the 20-year-old's death. Police say they have not determ


Hays County Brown Santa Looking For Christmas Elves

The Hays County Brown Santa program has started its annual drive for money, food, and toys to assist families in need in Hays County. The program consists of volunteers from the Hays County Sheriff's Office and members of the community. Brown Santa seeks donations from citizens and local businesses


Seniors, disabled residents forced to evacuate during high-rise apartment fire

SAN ANTONIO - Many seniors and disabled people were forced to evacuate their homes after a high-rise fire on Fair Avenue. The fire happened at the Fair Avenue Apartments complex on Fair Avenue, just east of South New Braunfels Avenue. The fire was contained to one unit. The person who lives there

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-18 04:47:40

PHOTOS: Kids, parents show out for Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade

Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade 2017 (KXAN Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) - Many children filled the streets in downtown Austin, Saturday for the Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade. The parade is an annual toy drive benefiting Austin Police Operation Blue Santa. Those attending are encourag

KXAN - 2017-11-18 18:41:18

Street closures for Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade this weekend

Hundreds showed up for the annual parade benefiting Operation Blue Santa. (KXAN Photo/Dani Guerrero) AUSTIN (KXAN) - Grab a toy and head downtown this weekend for a fun parade and a way to give back to children in need. The annual Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade is Saturday, Nov. 18 and


Whistle Stop Christmas lights up Monday in ceremony

The long-anticipated Whistle Stop Christmas returns to Hulen Park on Monday. The event kicks off Monday with the annual lighting ceremony. Texas Tradition Chorus will begin performing at 6:30 p.m., followed by the tree lighting at 7 p.m. Also enjoy children's train rides, vendors and a visit by Sant


FISH Thanksgiving boxes to be distributed

Hundreds of needy families will get to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner this year, thanks to the efforts of the "Turkey Trotters" through Hunt County Shared Ministries/FISH. The distribution of Thanksgiving boxes in Greenville is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ Community Church, 5500 Sayle


Multiple businesses burglarized across Texoma

Police are reporting multiple businesses were broken across several Texoma counties Friday. During the early morning hours between midnight and 5 a.m on Tuesday, November 14, the Dairy Queen in Archer City was broken into. Three days later, just before 1 a.m Friday morning, a security camera capture

NEWSCHANNEL6NOW.COM - 2017-11-18 21:26:52