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Stone Mountain-Lithonia Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

STONE MOUNTAIN-LITHONIA, GA — Here's your weather forecast for the week ahead, as reported by Darksky. Rain starting in the evening. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Clear throughout the day.


Atlanta child murders: Georgia officials retesting 22 cases; Wayne Williams jailed for crimes

Atlanta officials announced they are reopening 22 cases related to the decades old murders of African-American children and young adults. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police Chief Erica Shields announced they were taking another look at the cases. At least 28 children, teens and adults wer


Detractors: Proposed GA legislation could spike Lyft, Uber costs by nearly 9 percent

A bill making its way though the Georgia statehouse could increase the cost of using ride-hailing services in Atlanta and beyond. Spearheaded by state Rep. Brett Harrell, a Republican from Snellville, House Bill 276 would tax companies that “facilitate” or “broker” sales—most notably, ride-hailing c


McKinley Homes Experiences Strong Sales at Mason's Mill Estates

McKinley Homes is pleased to announce strong sales at Mason's Mill Estates in the Stonecrest Mall area of Lithonia, Georgia. Located near the intersection of Rock Chapel Road and Union Grove Road with easy access to Highway 20, this popular community has already closed 70 homes.


2 teens charged with arson after fire destroys house, damages 8 others

Two teenagers are in custody and detectives are searching for at least four others connected to a massive house fire in DeKalb. Channel 2's Christian Jennings confirmed with DeKalb fire officials the two teens are facing arson charges after a fire destroyed a vacant home off Wellborn Creek Drive in


Middle school student arrested for making bomb threats through hacked Instagram account

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. — A sixth grader is behind the multiple social media threats made against the Spalding Co. school system over the last few weeks, according to Spalding Co. officials.


Small plane crashes near Georgia home killing pilot

CALHOUN, Ga. (WSB) - A pilot died in a small plane crash in north Georgia over the weekend leaving neighbors stunned. The plane went down shortly after takeoff Saturday afternoon in Gordon County, about an hour north of Marietta.


Five restaurants and bars worth going out for in Atlanta

Southern US city Atlanta is experiencing a surge in new eateries and bars. Here are five to visit in Georgia's capital, including a snug club by Workstead and Tom Dixon's "raw yet sophisticated" cocktail lounge.


Competing proposals could derail DeKalb ethics board legislation

In order for DeKalb’s ethics board to get back to work, the General Assembly needs to approve a bill that fixes constitutional issues regarding how board members are appointed. There are rival proposals on the table.


Huge crowds enjoy a sunny Cherry Blossom Festival

CONYERS - Huge crowds enjoyed the clear, sunny weather at the 38th annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival, held Saturday and Sunday at the Georgia International Horse Park. Visitors browsed among the many unique arts and craft exhibitors, ate their way through the multiple food courts, enjoyed cultu


Large hail, strong wind gusts possible with storms this afternoon

ATLANTA - While sunshine is breaking through the clouds in much of metro Atlanta, the severe storm risk is going up for this evening. Severe Weather Team 2 says the main risks later today will be strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. The tornado risk is very low with this system.


MUST-WATCH: The Rock has hilarious encounter while stuck in Atlanta traffic

ATLANTA - No one is immune to Atlanta traffic. Not even worldwide superstars like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. The Rock posted a video to his more than 136 million Instagram followers on Sunday while he was sitting in traffic in Atlanta.


Unborn Baby Dies In Traffic Accident, Drinking Suspected: Police

DACULA, GA -- The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a vehicle collision that resulted in the death of an unborn baby. The incident occurred Sunday, at around 8 p.m. on Winder Highway near Franklin Drive in Dacula.


Michael Avenatti’s client Stormy Daniels was supposed to perform in Atlanta

Celebrity attorney and possible presidential contender Michael Avenatti had Atlanta on his calendar a year ago. Avenatti - who’s been arrested on federal extortion charges - is known for representing adult film star Stormy Daniels. She was supposed to perform at The Pink Pony in July 2018 in an appe


First look: ‘The Lodge’ planned for prominent corner where Ormewood meets East Atlanta

Atlanta’s long, ongoing development cycle has seen the adaptive reuse of buildings very large (Ponce City Market, a former Sears distribution hub), small (an old commercial building turned Reynoldstown modern home), and in-between (Krog Street Market, which used to be Tyler Perry’s studios).


Police locate missing man who was nearly bilked out of $200,000 by own mother

Lawrenceville, GA (CBS46) Police have located a missing man who was nearly bilked out of $200,000 by his own mother. Lee Earnest Longmire, 20, was found by police on Friday. Because of an ongoing investigation, details surrounding where he was found have not been disclosed.

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Twitter falls in love with Delta's mother-daughter flight crew

Flying is a family affair for Wendy Rexon and her daughter, Kelly Rexon. The duo recently piloted a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta, with Wendy Rexon serving as captain and Kelly Rexon serving as first officer. Within minutes of landing, their faces were plastered all over social media, tha


Police: Armed carjackers rob man in one of Atlanta's most exclusive neighborhoods

ATLANTA - Atlanta police are searching for armed carjackers who robbed a man at gunpoint in one of Atlanta's most exclusive neighborhoods. Channel 2 Action News obtained exclusive surveillance video after a homeowner's security camera captured the frantic moments following the incident last Thursday


Fire destroys family's home in Walton County

WALTON COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A family was able to escape a house-destroying fire Sunday night in Walton County. According to Walton County Fire Rescue, crews were called to a home on the 2300 block of Bobway Trail in unincorporated Walton County around 11 p.m. on Sunday.


Last seen wearing McDonald’s uniform: She’s 16 and missing

MCDONOUGH, Ga. — Police in McDonough, Georgia are asking for help to find a 16-year-old girl. According the McDonough Police Department, Kayla McKnight was last seen leaving her home wearing a McDonald’s uniform. That’s a gray, polo shirt and black pants.