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Tyler Perry helps GA family facing eviction after mom's murder
ATLANTA (WSB) - The family of a woman who was shot and killed outside an Atlanta-area bank over the weekend will not be evicted after getting help from media mogul Tyler Perry.
Kevin Durrant’s adopted brother and NBA All Star shot and killed in Atlanta
Clifford Dixon, 32, was found dead in the parking lot of SL Lounge on Buford Highway just after 1 a.m. Thursday, Chamblee police confirmed. Dixon was the former boyfriend of “Love & Hip Hop” star Erica Mena. He is also the “adopted brother” and a close friend of NBA superstar Kevin Durant, according
Homes in Clayton, Henry among those raided in $35M marijuana trafficking ring
JONESBORO — A typical suburban house in a charming subdivision in Jonesboro’s Irondale neighborhood and another house set well back from its neighbors on quiet South Ola Road in Locust Grove turned out to be key locations for a multimillion-dollar marijuana ring out of Gwinnett County.
Atlanta Child Murders: Unsolved Cases To Be Reopened, Evidence Newly Tested
ATLANTA, GA — Atlanta police will reopen and reexamine unsolved killings in the infamous “Atlanta child murders” that plagued the city from 1979 to 1981. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields announced the plan today at a press conference. Investigators will reportedly us
Georgia’s Teachers Pay Raise Back to $3,000
The Georgia Senate again revamped the pay raise for teachers this week. The State Appropriations Committee agreed to give the originally proposed $3,000 raise to the state’s teachers, with the exception that the raise goes into effect September 1 instead of July 1.
Clayton residents approve SPLOST VI referendum
JONESBORO — Clayton County residents voted to approve the Education Special Local Option Sales Tax in a special election Tuesday. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, a total of 5,577 ballots were cast with 4,321 or 77.48 percent approving the measure.
Mother of man killed in home invasion chases down 3 suspects, police say
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A man was killed in an early morning home invasion at a DeKalb County apartment complex. Channel 2's Kristen Holloway was at the scene on Columbia and Rainbow Drive in Decatur, where police told her a man was found dead in one of the apartments.
Riverdale man arrested for drug trafficking in Tift County
TIFTON — A Riverdale man has been arrested and charged with drug trafficking in Tift County. According to a press release from the Tift County Sheriff’s Office, deputies with the Tift County Sheriff’s Office along with agents of the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force and the Georgia Bureau of Investigat
Mystery Man on Video Shot Up Georgia Apartment Complex Two Days in Row Using Assault Weapon, Cops Say
Someone has been shooting up an apartment complex in Atlanta, Georgia. Police seek the man seen on video in two incidents. The first shooting happened Sunday, police said in an incident report provided to Law&Crime. That was caught on surveillance footage seen above. A vehicle pulled up in front of
GA Sec of State Office opens investigation over possible missing absentee applications from 2018 elections
ATLANTA, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office is opening an investigation into possible missing absentee ballot applications during the 2018 election cycle. According to a release from Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s office, the investigation has been launched in response to a
‘It has to stop’: Shots fired at Clayton mosque 2 days before New Zealand slayings
Days before scores of worshipers were gunned down at two New Zealand mosques, several shots were fired toward a mosque in Clayton County, Channel 2 Action News reported. Some of the bullets hit the building while others hit a car with the mosque leader and members of his family inside, officials tol
Georgia man who admitted burning teacher's body convicted of concealing her death
A jury has convicted a Georgia man of concealing the death of a teacher whose slaying remained a mystery for more than a decade after her body was burned to ash and bone fragments in a rural pecan orchard. Prosecutors in Wilcox County charged 34-year-old Dukes with covering up Tara Grinstead's death
Erica Mena's Ex-Boyfriend, Cliff Dixon, Killed in Atlanta Club Shooting
It's been reported that the ex-boyfriend of Love & Hip Hop star, Erica Mena, was fatally shot earlier this morning while celebrating his birthday. Cliff Dixon was reportedly partying at SL Lounge in Atlanta when an apparent lone gunman opened fire in front of the club around 1 AM, leading him to be
Former band director accused of having sex with student released from jail
A former Atlanta high school band director accused of repeatedly having sex with a female student was released from jail last week against the wishes of the Fulton County district attorney and the band director’s wife, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Lamborghini, luxury cars seized in raids at several metro Atlanta homes
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Investigators raided at least three homes in metro Atlanta Thursday they say are tied to an illegal luxury car ring. Channel 2's Chris Jose was in Cobb County neighborhood, where he watched crews load what authorities said was a stolen Lamborghini onto a tow truck.
Warrant issued for man accused of stabbing Decatur mattress store employee
Police are searching for a 29-year-old man they say stabbed a delivery driver outside a Decatur mattress store. An arrest warrant for aggravated assault has been issued for Jordan Christopher Brown, Decatur police Lt. Jennifer Ross said. — Police said Brown should be considered armed and dangerous.
She lost her home in the Alabama tornadoes. Her photos showed up all over Georgia.
OPELIKA, Ala. — Roads piled with remnants. In Lee County, Alabama, these images define a tragedy. They don’t define the community that has emerged in its wake. In this case, the community extends 50 miles from where the tornadoes touched down.
‘LHHATL’ Star Tommie Lee Back in Jail, Shares Inspirational Posts While Behind Bars
It appears that “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” alum Tommie Lee is back in jail after showing up to her court date intoxicated. On March 14, the reality star was in court for her criminal child case, but ended up having to undergo drug and alcohol testing after she arrived looking visibly drunk. TMZ rep
Body Of Teen Reported Missing In January Found
Authorities in Georgia have identified the body found near a post office last week as 19-year-old Jacorey Harris who was reported missing by his family in January. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution police do not know how or when Harris died.
This Is The Shirt That Got A 4-Year-Old Boy And His Family Kicked Out Of A Restaurant (Photos)
Four year-old Lewis Roberts was asked to leave an Atlanta area restaurant because his shirt violated the restaurant's dress code, reports USA Today. The restaurant, known as the Tavern at Phipps Plaza, has a strict "Gentleman's Dress Code." The hostess informed the family of this upon seeing the boy