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NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons trade back into Round 1 to land mammoth offensive tackle

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Falcons traded back into Round 1 on Thursday night, clearing a path to acquire University of Washington offensive tackle Kaleb McGary. However, the move came with a steep price.


Man Convicted for Raping Woman Behind Church

ATLANTA, Ga. – Kristopher Roberson, 38, was convicted of rape, aggravated assault and false imprisonment on Wednesday for a case from August of 2014. A woman was walking down a street in Atlanta.


Police: Suspect arrested in fatal Stone Mountain shootings

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A suspect was arrested Thursday after a shooting at a Stone Mountain apartment complex Wednesday left two people dead, according to the DeKalb County Police Department.


Georgia Governor signs 10 healthcare bills at cancer center

ATLANTA (WJBF) - Thursday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed 10 healthcare bills at a cancer treatment center. One of the biggest bills was certificate of need reform. What does that boil down to? The governor says when people are sick, they get sick of red tape.


Casting Call: ‘The Farmer and the Belle’ is filming in north Georgia

CHICKAMAUGA — A Christmas movie is filming in Walker County, and the film’s producers are looking for local extras. The Farmer and The Belle is about a New York City fashion model who spends the holidays in a small town and falls in love with a childhood pen pal/farmer. She helps her friend save his


New report says Atlanta has greatest income disparity in America

ATLANTA — It's a title no city wants, but Atlanta has it - the city with the greatest income disparity in America. What does that mean? Nowhere in the country is the pay gap worse between the rich and the poor than here in our city - and it's the second year Atlanta has earned the dubious honor.


RIGHT NOW: Scattered showers moving across metro Atlanta

ATLANTA - Friday is starting off very wet for some areas as scattered showers move through metro Atlanta. Severe Weather Team 2 has been tracking the rain system this week as it moved across the country and into north Georgia.


Al Green talks life, music and Nipsey Hussle

Al Green, it can be stated without much argument, is one of the greatest soul singers to have graced a vinyl groove. From his secular seductions (“I’m Still in Love With You,” “You Ought to Be With Me,” “Let’s Stay Together”) to his gospel proclamations (his first spiritual album, “The Lord Will Mak


Atlanta mayor revives talk of Piedmont Park expansion

Rain held off for the 2019 Piedmont Park Conservancy luncheon but its keynote speaker was under the weather. “Before you lean over to your neighbor and say, ‘Is she on something?’ Yes, I am,” quipped a stuffy-sounding Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the unlucky recipient of whatever bug’s been g


Georgia parents charged after 5-week-old has broken bones, brain injuries

EAST DUBLIN, Ga. — An East Dublin mother and father are charged with child cruelty after their 5-week-old was found to have extensive bodily injuries. According to a news release from the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, they were notified about child abuse by Eggleston Children’s Hospital on April


Atlanta public safety personnel bring their children to work

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Thursday was National Bring Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day. Atlanta's public safety personnel were taking part. Employees were invited to bring their children, from first through 12th grades into work Thursday.


Shooting victim's family demands police cooperate with Fulton County DA's investigation

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (CBS46) Shukri Ali Said was battling bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia and she had not taken her medications when she went walking through her neighborhood with a knife during a psychotic episode nearly a year ago. Her family called police to help.

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Speak Your Piece: Big Thinkers Repeat a Small Idea

The USDA's Tinene Fraizer performs a routine health check on Booma, a dog that is in training to detect prohibited agricultural products at major ports of entry. The training facility is in Newnan, Georgia, part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. (USDA photo via Flickr)


Netflix subscribers ask company to boycott Georgia over proposed 'heartbeat' abortion bill

Netflix subscribers have been turning to Twitter to turn the heat on the streaming service, demanding that it stop filming productions in Georgia over the proposed anti-abortion ‘heartbeat bill.’


Six indicted in Georgia drug conspiracy as Trump addresses opioid crisis in Atlanta

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Five men and a woman have been charged in a wide-ranging conspiracy to produce and distribute powerful synthetic opioids across the state, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Georgia.


Terrorism training exercise held at Gillem Enclave

Police, fire and emergency units from across Clayton County joined Army Reserve troops from the 3rd Medical Command Deployment Support headquarters April 23 for the annual terrorism simulation exercise at Gillem Enclave.


Everything You Need to Know About "Riverdale"'s New Spin-Off, "Katy Keene"

Another Riverdale spin-off is coming and it's unlike anything fans are used to seeing in the Archie-verse. Katy Keene is the next comic that's currently in the works to make its TV debut. While many of the details are still not out yet, some hints have already been released on what to expect from th


That yellow stuff on everything? You aren't allergic to it

ATLANTA — The temperatures are warming up, baby birds are hatching ... and pollen is everywhere. You may see the yellow, sawdust-like particles and just cringe at what's to come next -- allergy symptoms. That yellow stuff is pollen from pine trees, which we have an abundance of in Georgia. But, you'


Police Briefs for April 26

The following information was provided from East Ridge Police Department “pass along” reports. Police located a man identified as J’tone Jackson and his manager, Genie Cano-Montoya, at 3800 South Mission Oaks. They were advised that police had received several calls about them passing out pink bags.


Parents plead for justice in double murder

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Two years after Nikko Sepulveda and Ronald Triche were found brutally killed, investigators hope a $5,000 reward through Crime Stoppers will encourage people to come forward to help solve their murders.