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Atlanta agrees to $1.2M settlement with former fire chief

In 2013, Cochran wrote a book about his Christian faith titled "Who Told You That You Were Naked?" for a men's Bible study and gave it to around a dozen subordinates he said had either requested copies or shared his beliefs.


Sears to close 146 more stores, Cobb’s two remaining locations spared

The company that once had its name on the tallest building in the world is now struggling to stay afloat.Sears announced Monday it is declaring bankruptcy and closing 142 Sears and Kmart stores because of massive debt. According to Sears’ Chapter 11 filing, the company claimed assets worth between $


Unusual find: K-9 discovers roasted pig in luggage at Atlanta airport

“Our best defense against destructive pests and animal diseases is to prevent the entry of prohibited agriculture products from entering the United States,” said Carey Davis, CBP Area Port Director for the Port of Atlanta. “This seizure at ATL illustrate the tremendous expertise of our four-legged K


Mom Was DUI, Speeding In Crash With Kids, Police Say | Patch PM

A man and this three dogs were left homeless after a Grayson house fire that, authorities say, was caused by a cigarette. No injuries were reported at the scene.


BREAKING: Police activity on I-75/85 shuts down traffic in both direct | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Police: Bowling ball smashed on employee's head during assault at bowling alleyCombined funeral held for 4 sisters, 4 family members killed in NY limo crashBodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of funeral home, police say


All roads around Marietta Square closing now for Chalktoberfest

All roads around the Marietta Square are closing in advance of Chalktoberfest, Marietta police reported Friday afternoon just before 2:45 p.m.The event is the signature fundraiser for the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art and will spotlight more than 100 artists over its two days. In addition to the chalk


Police Identify Pedestrian Killed In Crash

Officers, firefighters and EMS crews responded to the crash around 11:30 p.m. Oct. 8 on New Providence Road at Atlanta National Drive. Crews arrived to find the pedestrian, identified as Thomas Herbert Joe, 69, of Sandy Springs, dead at the scene.


Busy Cobb County gas station closed after serving bad fuel

“The Kroger Fuel Center located at 1690 Powder Springs Road, Marietta, Ga. has been temporarily closed. Our last shipment of fuel contained water and contaminated the fuel prior to its delivery at the Fuel Center. As a result, a number of vehicles that were fueled at the station are currently inoper


Mother Overdosed And Killed Her Baby By Smothering Him, Autopsy Shows

Holly Whitley overdosed and died on her sofa in a home on Cedar Mill Crossings on July 17, 2018, according to police. Her body came to rest on top of her infant, which smothered the child and caused his death, according to investigators at the GBI Crime Lab.


Man who climbed sign over Atlanta's Downtown Connector shuts down traffic in both directions

The incident, first reported only as police activity, happened on the Peachtree Road overpass above I-75 and I-85 in Midtown.



Two continents, two race series, two podiums: BMW M Motorsport can look back on a successful weekend with the new BMW M8 GTE. António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR) finished second for BMW Team MTEK in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) round at Fuji (JPN) driving the #82 BMW M


ESPN Releases New Playoff Prediction After No. 2 Georgia's Loss

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Jake Fromm #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs huddles with his teammates before the start of the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty I


Woodstock man killed after being ejected from vehicle

The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office reported on Friday that Gary Bullard, 42, was riding in a BMW convertible driven by Jonathan Harris, 34, also of Woodstock, just before 5 p.m. when Harris lost control of the vehicle and crashed off the road near the intersection of Bells Ferry Road and Robin Road.


Customer says mobile mechanic at AutoZone offered discount that left her disturbed

COBB COUNTY, Ga.- A woman says a trip to AutoZone left her shaken after she was approached by who she thought was an employee of the business. But he wasn’t, he was a mobile mechanic.


911 call reveals woman called police on black babysitter with two white children

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Passenger Dies In Cherokee County Crash

A preliminary investigation indicates the driver of the vehicle, 34-year-old Jonathan Harris of Woodstock, lost control of the BMW, and the vehicle left the roadway and crashed, said Sheriff's Office spokesperson Jay Baker.


Marietta PD Commends Cobb Officer In Babysitting While Black Case

MARIETTA, GA -- The Marietta police department is stressing their department was not involved in an incident that has made headlines, when police were called to investigate a black man babysitting two white children. Corey Lewis documented the encounter through several Facebook Live videos, as well


“Growing Up Hip-Hop Atlanta” Exclusive: Jermaine Dupri Tells Da Brat Why Bow Wow Isn’t Invited On His Tour [VIDEO]

Jermaine Dupri Keep It A Buck About Bow WowWe’ve got an exclusive clip from the new episode of“Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta”premiering on Thursday, October 11 (TONIGHT) at 9pm ET/PT featuringJermaine Dupritalking to Da Brat about the Song Writers Hall of Fame and the exclusion of Bow Wow on the upcomi


Black Man Babysitting White Kids Has Cops Called On Him

Corey Lewis, a black man in Marietta, Georgia was leaving a Subway with two white kids he was babysitting when a white woman approached him to ask if the kids were okay. In an incident Lewis is describing as "babysitting while black", he was then followed by the woman who eventually called the cops


HURRICANE TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL DAMAGE: 11-year-old Georgia's first death from Michael; Tropical storm continuing to weaken

"If you must travel, (1) plan your route & allow adequate time; (2) drive w/ caution; & (3) follow traffic signal rules if you find one that's experienced loss of power," GEMA said in a tweet.