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Video shows last known moments of woman whose body was found in Yellow River

COVINGTON, GA -- Investigators released new evidence in the tragic case of a woman who disappeared from her job at Hartsfield Jackson airport - then was found dead a month later. The video shows Shanequa Sullivan apparently trying to enter an airport MARTA station at the end of her shift - then walk

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 00:49:00

Six people taken into custody at Lithonia high school

LITHONIA, Ga. - A Lithonia high school went into lockdown early Wednesday morning. A little while later, after the lockdown was removed, four individuals were arrested in the school's parking lot in a separate incident. A DeKalb County School District official told FOX 5 both incidents occurred at D

PATCH - 2018-03-19 22:12:54

BREAKING: NCSO seeks public's help in Sullivan case

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County Sheriff's Investigator Jeff Alexander is asking for the public's help in the case of Shanequa Quanee Sullivan, whose body was located in the Yellow River March 3. Sullivan was reportedly last seen alive leaving the MARTA station at Hartsfield Jackson International Air

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:13:00

Mattie's Call issued for 35-year-old Clayton County man

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have issued a Mattie's Call for a missing 35-year-old Forest Park man. According to the Clayton County Police Department, Raymond Williams was reported missing around 2:45 p.m on Tuesday. Williams, who police said has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizo

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 00:37:00

GBI makes drug arrests in Stone Mountain

DECATUR, Ga. - On Friday, March 16, Jermaine Montrel Johnson, Lindsey Michelle Anderson, Justin Phillip Lee Adams, and Crystal Denise Hall were arrested in Stone Mountain, culminating a months-long investigation by agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:40:00

Jonesboro police pursuit ended by PIT maneuver

JONESBORO - A police chase through Jonesboro involving several law enforcement agencies was brought to an end last Tuesday after a pursuing officer maneuvered his patrol vehicle to incapacitate the fleeing sedan. The maneuver, known as the Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT), forced the vehicle

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-03-19 19:54:00

Atlanta motorcyclist killed in Florida crash

An Atlanta motorcyclist died after a driver crashed into his motorcycle and three others stopped along a Florida highway, authorities said. John Hawkins, 53, of Atlanta, died on the scene near mile marker No. 57. The crash happened when 23-year-old Sean Marlin veered his pickup truck off the Florida


2 Men Tie Up Family, Kill Husband During Robbery

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - One man was shot and killed after he and his family were tied up Sunday during a robbery attempt in a Lawrenceville home, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. Miguel Osorio, 44, was found dead inside the foyer of his home from a gunshot wound at approximately 3:35

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Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie


Man shot at Underground Atlanta in front of two children

ATLANTA - A man was shot on Sunday at Underground Atlanta in front of two children. The victim, who police have identified only as a 30-year-old man, was shot in the abdomen. Police said they have suspects in custody. Two children were present when the shooting happened, but police have not said if


2 dead, 4 injured after shootout at Putnam County racetrack

EATONTON, Ga. - Police are investigating a deadly shootout that left two people dead and four people injured at a racetrack in Putnam County. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said that shooting happened on Saturday night at Headhunters Motor Club Dragway. One of the injured was an 8-year-old child


Police: Two people shot at gas station on Panola Road

LITHONIA, Ga. - Two are injured following a shooting at the Quick Trip gas station in Lithonia on Saturday night. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Quick Trip on Panola Road. Police tell FOX 5 that two males were shot, and both were taken to the hospital. One of them is in critical con


Visit a Georgia Public Shooting Range during the week, get rewarded

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. - This Spring-like weather has got everyone wanting to get outside and get moving. A perfect opportunity awaits you at any of Georgia's eight staffed public shooting ranges across the state. For the month of April, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Di

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-03-19 17:25:00

GBI investigates trooper-involved shooting in Hapeville

HAPEVILLE, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has confirmed its agents are investigating a state trooper-involved shooting in Hapeville that happened Monday morning. According to GBI spokesperson Nelly Miles, the shooting involved a Georgia State Patrol trooper who is OK. The person who was

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 13:45:00

34 arrested in Georgia in Operation Southern Impact II

DECATUR, Ga. - A total of 76 people - some of them postal workers, pastors and daycare administrators - were arrested as part of a massive, multi-state child exploitation operation conducted across eight southern states, including Georgia. In Georgia, 34 people were arrested during Operation Souther


Funeral set for airport worker whose body was found in the Yellow River

It's been two weeks since a missing airport worker turned up dead in the Yellow River. A boater found Shanequa Sullivan, 23, tangled in some branches by the shore. On Sunday, the family will lay her to rest. Sullivan's grandmother saw her six weeks ago, but the funeral will not bring her closure bec


Drive-by shooters terrorize Atlanta street

ATLANTA - A series of random drive-by shootings have Atlanta police searching for a suspect. Authorities are looking for the person who they say shot at least three innocent people in just the last month. One of the victims, 61-year-old Sylvester Dixon, was shot in the head. He thankfully survived a


Atlanta federal inmate who made Facebook video hit with new charge

Scheduled to be released from prison May 16, an Atlanta federal inmate faces a new charge after he posted a video to his Facebook page from inside the prison. Joe Fletcher, who appeared to admit his involvement in a deadly 2010 shooting in Ohio in the 49-minute video, was indicted on a charge of ill


Horses get loose, block traffic on Atlanta highway

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Atlanta traffic has always been bad, but Saturday morning drivers had to deal with a different kind of "horsepower" on the highway. A small herd of horses decided to take to the streets and ended up blocking traffic on Highway 78 eastbound right near North DeKalb Mall. Police a


DFACS worker charged with child cruelty against own daughter

MCDONOUGH, Ga. - A mother and DFACS employee was taken into custody for spanking her own daughter until she had bruises on her legs. On Thursday, March 8, an officer with the Henry County Police Department was called to an elementary school in reference to a child abuse case. When the officer arrive