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Gang activity across Georgia is at crisis levels, top prosecutors say

Gwinnett principal's family ID'd as victims in deadly Tennessee crashWorker suspended after fistfight with NFL star inside busy Atlanta airportTeen walking home grabbed off sidewalk, raped by stranger, police say


13-year-old girl reported missing in Rome

ROME, Ga. -- Family is desperately searching for a missing 13-year-old girl.Family members tell 11Alive they are looking for Jha'nya Miller who was last seen on Burnett Ferry Road in Rome around 1 a.m. Tuesday.Police said initially, the original report was that she ran away. However, the teen has be


Cardi B Gave Birth To A Baby Girl

After much initialsecrecy, a dramatic live TV pregnancyreveal, and a half-nakedRolling Stone cover, the day has finally come.Cardi Band hernot-so-secrethusbandOffsetare parents of a baby girl.TMZsays it happened last night at an Atlanta, Georgia hospital. They don’t say what the birth was like, so i


Woman shocked to find black bear inside car, eating her lunch

"I panicked. I started screaming. I didn't know who to call, didn't know how to get it out,” Watts said.


Man connected to Haralson County woman's disappearance says he has 'no knowledge' of her location

HARALSON COUNTY, Ga. — The man connected to the Haralson County woman who disappeared more than a month ago is finally talking to authorities, but is insisting he had nothing to do with her disappearance.Last week, 36-year-old Jefferey Odom turned himself over to authorities after being wanted by au


Marietta teen DUI leaves passenger in ICU

MARIETTA, Ga. -- For newly licensed teens, driving can mean independence and excitement. But with the newfound freedom, comes immense responsibility and potential risk.Seventeen-year-old Abigail Cook of Marietta, Georgia was arrested on July 5 after an alleged night of underage drinking with friends


Police report says home invader beat woman at NFL player's home but social media says otherwise

MILTON, Ga. -- Police are investigating a home invasion at an NFL running back's home in north Fulton County as he fends off allegations that he was behind it.According to the Milton Police Department, officers responded around 3 a.m. on July 10 to a residence on Hickory Pass near the Cherokee Count


3 arrested on meth possession charges

Three people were arrested on felony possession of methamphetamine charges Tuesday morning after police responded to a call of suspicious activity at a room they were in at the Studio 6 hotel.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Keon T. Mathis, 31, of 309 Line St., Cedartown; Krissy Machelle Brand


CREPE CRAZY: Crème de la Crepe to open in Marietta Square Market

This rendering shows a proposed 18,000-square-foot food hall that is planned to be built in a converted warehouse space off North Marietta Parkway near the Square that will be known as Marietta Square Market. The food hall will feature three large anchor restaurants and eight smaller kiosks for rest


Cobb Neighborhood Evacuated, Bomb Squad Called

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Fresh Market to close 15 stores, including 2 in metro Atlanta

The Fresh Market, a chain of “gourmet” grocery stores priding itself on the “freshest and best local” ingredients, announced Monday that it will close several locations across the country, including two in metro Atlanta.


BREAKING: ‘Significant power outage’ reported in Marietta 

It may be at least a few hours before power is restored after a “significant” outage Tuesday morning in Cobb County, officials said.Power is out in the area of Marietta Board of Light and Water, which is on North Marietta Parkway and Fairground Street.


Mom charged in baby's death, tried to kill herself before officers arr | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

On Sunday, officers said they received a 911 call from a womansaying there was a dead individual in her apartmenton the 6900 block of Red Oaks Circle, and there would be another dead person at the location by the time they arrived.


Douglasville Kroger Shoppers: Beware Of Bogus $250 Coupon

DOUGLASVILLE, GA – Georgia shoppers beware: A phony Kroger coupon claiming to be worth $250 is making the rounds on social media.Kroger, based in Cincinnati, warned Monday of the unauthorized coupon."This giveaway is not affiliated with or supported by the Kroger Company," the company said. "We reco


Attorney: DeKalb man had ‘void,' adopted 10-year-old – then killed him

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- Defense attorney Daryl Queen clasped his hands and spoke to the DeKalb County jury tenderly, like a pastor to a grieving family. He told them about Leon Williams, 44, a former longtime state worker who had a void in his life, who wanted a son and decided he had enough love and pa


Blown transformer causes 'significant' power outages in Marietta

The Marietta Police Department tweeted that the outage was reported in the area of Marietta Board of Light and Water, which is North Marietta Parkway at Fairground Street, around 3:30 a.m.


Robber In Clown Mask Shoots Man At Waffle House

ATLANTA, GA — An armed robber wearing a clown mask shot a man in the neck at a midtown Atlanta Waffle House early Tuesday morning, according to police.


BREAKING: Customer shot at northwest Atlanta Waffle House

A customer was shot early Tuesday during a robbery at a northwest Atlanta Waffle House, police said.Atlanta police told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the customer was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.BREAKING: Waffle house customer shot during robbery on Northside Drive -#Atlantapic.


Surveillance video released in 71-year-old woman's murder

Kay Thomasson, 71, was found dead around 7 p.m. on June 27 at her home on Old Woodbine Road. Investigators believe the actual murder took place earlier that morning.


Walt Disney world death: Man dies after industrial accident, deputies | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

ORLANDO, Fla. -The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly industrial accident on Walt Disney World property.Someone called 911around 9:18 a.m. Monday about a man in his late 30s who was unconscious and not responsive.>> Read more trending newsThe call for help was from 1153 Century