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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.
DeKalb Student Didn't Mean To Kill Friend: Indictment
DECATUR, GA — A DeKalb County teenager didn't mean to shoot and kill his friend, according to reduced charges in an indictment against him.
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
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,
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
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."
New public spaces proposed as part of Midtown office building revamps - Atlanta INtown Paper
A rendering of the plaza outside 675 West Peachtree, better known as the AT&T building, in Midtown.
WATCH: Atlanta police officer punches, brawls with suspect during arrest
About 7:30 p.m. July 9, Branwell led an Atlanta police officer on a chase in a red Dodge Charger, running several red lights near the intersection of Joseph Boone and Joseph Lowery boulevards, according to a police report obtained by The AJC.
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
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.
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
Atlanta town ranked among the fastest growing suburbs in the country
Based on home appreciation over the last three years, population growth, new construction starts and other deciding factors, the ranking identified 10 of the country’s fastest growing suburbs as the U.S. is experiencing a ‘burb boom.
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
Rapper Killer Mike to host free haircut events for Atlanta students | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
The back-to-school event will be held Saturday, July 28 at the Edgewood location and Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Roosevelt Hwy location.
New images of 'person of interest' in deadly shooting at Atlanta recording studio
Marthone, who was passionate about his job and hoped to one day own his own company, was working security at the location.
Woman, baby found dead inside metro Atlanta home
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga.- Mystery continues to surround how a mother and baby ended up dead inside their home.Deputies went to the family's Cherokee County home after getting a call from a worried relative. A toddler is the only person deputies found alive in the house.A neighbor identified the mother a
Nick Saban provides few updates regarding Alabama’s quarterback competition
Jul 18, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban addresses the media during SEC football media day at the College Football Hall of Fame. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY SportsDale Zanine
Wheelchair bound Atlanta man arrested for imprisoning stripper
Johnnie Thompson, 31, accused of imprisoning and assaulting Atlanta area stripper (Image Source: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)
When does each metro Atlanta school district return to class?
ATLANTA -- The first day of school is rapidly approaching, and we have your full listing of when each of the school districts return to classrooms.While last year, one of the big controversies was tied to whether or not school started too early, when several school districts started school during th
Officials: 17 suspected “grow houses” busted in Gwinnett
Investigators told FOX 5 Atlanta that “a lot” of arrests were made. Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the locations, including Lilburn Police and Lawrenceville Police, both of which are members of the Gwinnett Metro Task Force (GMTF), the agency that conducted the raids.