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Fallen Henry County officer honored on memorial wall

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Henry County officers gave a moving tribute this week to a fallen comrade, whose death left a massive hole in the hearts of his fellow officers, family, and friends.


ON THE MARKET: Large home with skateboard halfpipe

This 5-bed, 3.5-bath home sits on over 2 acres and has an indoor halfpipe for skateboard enthusiasts. Also offering a basement-level in-law/teen suite, the home comes in at over 4,100 square feet, according to the listing.


North Georgia couple's dream of opening a men's and women's clothing boutique blossoms into three retail locations

Zach Cross is 31 years old with a college degree in business administration; Courtney Cross is 30 with degree in communications with a focus on human resources. Together, the young entrepreneurs are in their sixth year of running a profitable business.


Henry County Board of Commissioners approves new subdivision and grocery store

McDONOUGH – The Henry County Board of Commissioners voted to allow the construction of a large single-family subdivision and a commercial development anchored by a grocery store.


Rising river traps residents at Covington RV park

COVINGTON, Ga. — Twenty-three people are safe but flooded out of their homes after a Georgia river rose out of its banks into an RV park on early Saturday. The rising waters of the Yellow River followed severe storms and heavy rains that rocked the region for most of the previous day. But the Americ


THE LATEST: 1 killed, several injured after downtown chase, wreck

One person is dead and several are injured after a man led state troopers on a high-speed chase through downtown Atlanta that ended when he struck two cars, police said. The chase began about 3:30 a.m. Saturday when a Georgia State Patrol trooper traveling south on Spring Street noticed a black Dodg


Have you seen him? 84-year-old Henry County man missing

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Henry County Police are asking for the public's help in locating an 84-year-old man. Henry Police said Benny Frazier was last seen Wednesday, April 17 around 8 a.m. in the North Unity Grove Road area of Locust Grove, Georgia. Authorities said Frazier may be driving a red Toyota R


Marijuana edibles becoming growing issue in Georgia, nationwide

ATLANTA, GA. (CBS46) Marijuana edibles are becoming a growing issue for the state and there is especially a concern about children getting their hands on them. They're taking up more and more space inside the GBI crime lab.

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Georgia city eyes safety policies after park electrocution

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — After a boy's electrocution at a public park last year, an east Georgia city is reworking its safety policy and inspection process. Melquan Robinson, 12, died after he touched a fence that had been accidentally electrified in October, The Augusta Chronicle reported. It happened a


Large sinkhole shuts down road between Rockdale schools in Conyers

Police said that since they posted video and photos of the sinkhole, it has grown so much that it swallowed up police barricades. A bridge at Eastview Road and Norton Road is shut down after water from Boar Tusk Branch Creek completely flooded the roadway.


Four-star addition moves UGA back into top 10 in team rankings

Georgia has gained a commitment from a four-star prospect and it has allowed the Bulldogs to surge five spots in the industry-generated 247Sports Composite team rankings. Sugar Land (Texas) Kempner offensive lineman Akinola Ogunbiyi chose UGA over Oklahoma, Texas A&M, LSU, and Ohio State on Saturday


$200K worth of jewelry gone in 30 seconds by a duo of Georgia mall thieves

Two men allegedly used a hammer to smash through a glass display inside a Georgia jewelry store and got away with $200,000 worth of diamond rings, according to police reports. On April 15, one of the suspects walked into the Crescent Jewelers inside the Sugarloaf Mills Mall and expressed interest to


Only 39 rental units available for every 100 low-income families in Georgia

Updated: April 20, 2019, 4:47 p.m. Two new reports from national nonprofits and research groups link a shortage of affordable housing with poorer health outcomes, and that correlation is evident in low-income neighborhoods across Gainesville and Hall County.


Atlanta Falcons legend arrested in Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A football player well-known for his moves on the field as an Atlanta Falcon is facing charges in a city not far away. Sharod "Roddy" White was booked into the Gwinnett County jail on April 12 on an HOV lane violation and driving with a suspended or revoked license. The Gwinne


Man found shot inside Landmark Diner in Atlanta

ATLANTA — A man who was found shot several times inside the Landmark Diner in downtown Atlanta was conscious and breathing when officers arrived, but refused to say who shot him, according to Atlanta Police.


Stone Mountain-Lithonia: 3 Foreclosed Homes Near You

STONE MOUNTAIN-LITHONIA, GA — Do you feel like affordable houses are hard to find in your community? Why not look at foreclosures in the area? You may just find a diamond in the rough!


Veteran suicides draw new attention after two Georgia deaths

ATLANTA (Tribune News Service) — Olen Hancock, whose life had faded in many ways, shot himself outside the entrance of a Veterans Affairs hospital in Decatur earlier this month. He was 68.


Doctors working to save life of 7-year-old who was shot in head

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Doctors are working to save the life of a little girl who was shot in the head last Friday. Police said Mariasia Thomas, 7, was sitting on a couch inside her Ellenwood foster home when someone opened fire from outside, critically injuring the young child.


Flooding leaves at least a dozen vehicles underwater at car dealership

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. - Several vehicles are underwater after parts of a Chevy dealership in Griffin flooded Friday morning. Channel 2's Berndt Petersen is at the scene, where video shows at least a dozen trucks submerged.


Firetrucks surround flight landing at Hartsfield-Jackson

ATLANTA — Fire trucks have surrounded a flight landing in Atlanta as the airport experiences delays. FlightAware shows at least one Southwest flight circling back around to Hartsfield-Jackson that was initially scheduled to land in New Orleans.