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The Best Outdoor Activities In Atlanta For The Summer

Summer is upon us, and that means it’s time to get outside, finally! I’ve been waiting for months for the chance to break out my bikini. My big summer goal is to basically be a potato by the pool. (my idea of paradise (summer romance who?) But just in case any of us happen to need a very short pool


K. Michelle One Step Closer to Having Twins She’s Been Praying for After Surrogate Announces Pregnancy

R&B singer K. Michelle will apparently be a new mother in a matter of months. The “Takes Two” artist is already the mother to her 14-year-old son Chase Bowman, but it seems she’ll also be a mom to two more children.


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.


Sumatran tiger mauls zookeeper at zoo, officials say

TOPEKA, Kan. - City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, when a Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv attacked the worker in a secured, indoor space.


Cobb growing, but not as fast as metro Atlanta

Cobb County’s population has boomed since the last 2010 census, adding nearly 70,000 people since the last official count. But the boom seems to be waning as Census Bureau estimates released Thursday continue to show a slowdown in Cobb’s growth. Meanwhile, the larger metro Atlanta region continues t


"Peeping Tom" suspect shot and killed by Athens-Clark Police

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigation the officer involved shooting death of a 'Peeping Tom" suspect. Fox-5 reported Sunday, police were called to a home on Hull Road Saturday night.


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.


With New York Legalization On The Horizon, Atlanta Pot Entrepreneurs Get Ahead Of The Curve

Just recently, New Jersey lawmakers won the votes needed to pass a weed legalization bill through the General Assembly, which reports say the Governor would have ushered into law. When Senate got their hands on it, the bill was ultimately withdrawn from the floor.


'We are safe, but obviously concerned': Metro Atlanta man in Sri Lanka as blasts erupt

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Hundreds are dead after eight explosions went off in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday at churches and hotels. Officials said hundreds more were hospitalized. A metro Atlanta man who is visiting the capital of Sri Lanka told 11Alive he learned about the blasts Sunday morning. Bruce Griffi


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.


How ‘cashless' trend is playing out at Charlotte sports venues

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A little more than a month ago, Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta went cashless. Then came news that baseball’s Seattle Mariners are shifting a number of concession stands at the team’s ballpark to credit and debit only. The Mariners followed the Tampa Bay Rays’ announcement this wi


Braves' Shane Carle: Sent back to minors

Carle was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday. Carle wasd used as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against Cleveland and gave the Braves 3.2 scoreless innings. As a reliever with options, he could spend quite a lot of time travelling between Atlanta and Gwinnett this season.


Offset, Cardi B. buy 5 homes, land in Jonesboro: Report

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Cardi B. and Offset are reportedly the proud owners of not one - but five - new homes in Jonesboro, Georgia, according to reports. WABE reports the pair purchased the homes for about $202,000 and an adjoining lot for another $50,000.


Smyrna-Vinings: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market

SMYRNA-VININGS, GA — When you're looking for some new digs, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious hunting online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.


Will Smith and Jaden Perform Together at 2019 Coachella: Watch

Jaden Smith performed for the second week in a row at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. and this time he brought out some additional star power in the form of his famous father Will Smith.


Flooding forces dozens from their homes in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Flash flooding has forced more than 25 people from their mobile homes along the Yellow River in Covington. Residents at the Riverside Estates Mobile Home Park say at least a dozen camping trailers and mobile homes are submerged.


JUST IN: Tornado confirmed in Hall County during Friday’s storms

Officials with the National Weather Service have confirmed that a tornado touched down in Hall County early Friday morning. The tornado formed around 5:50 a.m. and was on the ground for an estimated two-and-a-half miles, Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Katie Walls said Saturday. The tornado’s wi


Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review | Week 8 analysis

Eight weeks in, and the top of the league has maybe started to come back to the pack a bit? Let's dive in:. Break up the Quakes! This time three weeks ago we were talking about a team that looked like they were going to set season-long records for **checks notes** literally everything bad. They coul


Braves 8, Indians 7

HBP_by Toussaint (Martin), by Toussaint (Martin), by Toussaint (Gonzalez), by Carle (Santana). WP_Toussaint. Umpires_Home, Greg Gibson; First, Carlos Torres; Second, Jeremie Rehak; Third, Jansen Visconti.


Texas boy delivers Easter baskets to kids fighting cancer

PLANO, Tx. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - This Easter, a 12-year-old Texas boy did his part to bring the joy of the holiday to kids battling cancer. Evan Jurgensen spent Wednesday delivering more than 30 Easter baskets to kids at Children's Health Plano.