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Former Atlanta Falcons player arrested in Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was pulled over and arrested in Gwinnett County. The 37-year-old was pulled over last Friday for improper use of the HOV lane and was caught driving with a suspended license, according to jail records.


Falcons all-time leading receiver arrested for driving on suspended license

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) The man who holds the record for the most receiving yards in Atlanta Falcons history, was arrested for traffic violations in Gwinnett County. Roddy White, a 4-time Pro Bowler, was arrested on April 12 and charged with driving illegally in an HOV lane and driving on a suspended o

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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


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.


UPDATES: Tornado warning for Fulton County and Gwinnett County

A line of strong storms could bring severe weather, including damaging winds and possibly even tornadoes, into the metro area overnight Thursday and early Friday morning. The 11Alive StormTrackers are keeping an eye on the storm and will have updates throughout the night and morning as it passes ove


$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


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


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.


Norcross treats children with disabilities to special Easter egg hunt

Dozens of children lined up along a pink tape that stretched across the outfield of a baseball field at Rossie Brundage Park in Norcross with eager anticipation Saturday afternoon.


Georgia driver steals weapons as he drives car through gun store

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police in a Georgia city are looking for a bold thief who drove a car into a gun shop. Surveillance video at the Loganville store shows the car plowing through the front of the store around 5 a.m. Friday and then the driver hopping out and stealing as many guns as he can.


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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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.


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.


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.


Gwinnett PD seek help in identifying suspects in $100,000 Lawrenceville jewelry heist

Lawrenceville, Ga. In less than 30 seconds, two suspects managed to steal about $100,000 in jewelry from a local jewelry store. The case has been assigned to the Robbery Unit, and we need the public’s help to identify the suspects responsible.


Body found in Houston apartment could be tied to missing person case

HOUSTON — A body found wrapped under a mattress in a Houston apartment could be related to a missing person case in March, theHouston Chronicle reported. A worker found the badly decomposed body stuffed between a mattress and box spring Thursday around 11:30 p.m. while cleaning the apartment, KHOU r


Documents released in death of 10-year-old student Raniya Wright

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. — Documents have been released in the death of 10-year-old Raniya Wright. The Colleton County Sheriff's Office released the documents, which included the 911 call from the Forest Hills Elementary school as well as statements from 15 students who were in the classroom when the f


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


Hundreds prepare for sunrise service at Stone Mountain

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Hundreds of people are preparing to worship at one of metro Atlanta's oldest Easter traditions. For the past 75 years, people have gathered at Stone Mountain for the sunrise service.


Publix, Kroger, Whole Foods, ALDI: Easter 2019 GA Grocery Hours

ATLANTA, GA —Your gathering on Easter Sunday probably includes a menu of ham, maybe some scalloped potatoes, macaroni and cheese, a fresh spring vegetable like peas, green beans or asparagus. What if you forgot a key ingredient for your deviled eggs, or are short on solid chocolate bunnies and jelly