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Fire rips through 20 units at Roswell apartment complex

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Firefighters say 20 units were damage after a fire ripped through a Roswell apartment complex. The fire started around 8 a.m. at the Martins Landing Apartments at 600 Old Holcomb Bridge Road.


Firefighters Save Dog From Devastating Blaze In Roswell

ROSWELL, GA — Firefighters saved the life of a dog in a devastating Roswell apartment fire, according to multiple reports. The fire at the Wood Creek complex off Old Holcomb Bridge Road was recorded by several reporters and others. It was reported soon after 10 a.m. Friday.


Breaking: 5 students face discipline in edible drug case at Fulton County school

Fulton County Schools announced Friday that five students from Sandtown Middle School face “disciplinary consequences” for sharing THC-laced treats on Valentine’s Day and more students could be punished.


TRAGIC: 2 metro Atlanta firefighters killed in crashes just hours apart

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A 19-year-old DeKalb County firefighter was killed in a crash in Gwinnett County Thursday night -- just hours after another firefighter was killed in another crash in Rockdale County.


VERIFY: Georgia's laws for removing elected officials from office

MACON, Ga. — Over the past few years, Central Georgia has seen several local elected officials end up on the wrong side of the law. In early 2018, Macon County Sheriff Charles Cannon Junior was suspended after he was indicted for grabbing a woman inappropriately.


‘ArtAround’ sculptures donated to Roswell

The Roswell Arts Fund announced the donation of four sculptures to the city’s permanent outdoor art collection from the 2018-19 edition of the ArtAround Roswell Sculpture Tour now ending.


3 charged in Gwinnett apartment work order fraud scheme

Three people have been charged with defrauding a Gwinnett County property management through fake work orders, the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office said. Gertrudis Illescas, 42, of Roswell; Bagjoon Kim, 23, of Buford; and Ki Won Kim, 64, of Duluth; have all been charged with theft by deception. Ille


'Turn around, don't drown!' Flooding washes out roads in north Georgia

NORTH GEORGIA - Flooding across north Georgia shut down dozens of roads Friday as more rain moved through and rivers and streams overflowed. Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls was in Douglas County, where Mount Vernon Road shut down after 2 to 3 feet of water flowed over the roadway.


'She's my hero': Pistol-packing Georgia great-grandma fires shots at burglar

JACKSON Co., Ga. (WDBJ7/WSB-TV) -- A Georgia great-grandmother used her pistol to fend off a home intruder. Gwendolyn Agard, 79, of Jackson County Georgia always said, "Don't ever let anybody come in and run you out of your own house."


Fulton County mayors say transit future centers on Gwinnett MARTA vote

A lot is riding on Gwinnett County’s March 19 vote to allow MARTA to expand into the northern suburbs — even beyond Gwinnett. At a Friday meeting where Fulton County mayors discussed their own plans for transit expansion, the topic quickly turned to what Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann calle


Souper Jenny Decatur closes on Saturday; Roswell location to open in mid-March

After five years in downtown Decatur, Souper Jenny will close Saturday afternoon. The Buckhead, Brookhaven, and West Midtown stores will remain open, with a new restaurant coming to Roswell in mid-March.


Georgia mom's death at house party ruled accidental

FORSYTH CO., Ga. (WSB) - Georgia authorities say the death of a woman at a house party was accidental, but friends and family say they have concerns about the ruling. After Tamla Horsford attended an “adult birthday slumber party” at a Forsyth County home in November, she was found unresponsive in t


Georgia May Jagger’s Best Ever Concert? Her Dad’s, Of Course

MILAN — Sitting front row at the Emporio Armani show on Thursday, Georgia May Jagger reminisced about her favorite music-related memories as the child of one of the world’s biggest rock stars.


R. Kelly turns himself in to police on sexual abuse charges involving minors

COOK COUNTY, Ill. - Just hours after singer R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving four minors, he turned himself in to Chicago police. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Friday night that Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, was arrested at a preci


Roswell Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

ROSWELL, GA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flash Flood Watch for your area on Thursday, lasting from 2:14 pm to 7:00 pm. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.


Roswell Arts Fund Gifts Sculptures To City

From The City of Roswell: As the 2018-2019 ArtAround Roswell Sculpture Tour is coming to a close, and Roswell Arts Fund is thrilled to gift four sculptures to the City of Roswell!


Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in prostitution bust

JUPITER, Fla. - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been charged in connection with a recent prostitution and human trafficking investigation in Florida, police said. According to police, Kraft is charged with two counts of soliciting another to commit prostitution. These are misdemeanor cri


Felony suspect in custody, 2 others on run after causing wreck on Ga. 400, cops say

One felony suspect is in custody and two others are on the run near Roswell on Friday night after causing a wreck on Ga. 400 South, authorities confirmed. The suspects, who are accused of a Walmart theft, jumped out of a U-Haul after hitting another truck near Northridge Road around 9 p.m., Roswell


Maserati towed from scene of FBI raid in upscale neighborhood

Neighbors in an upscale Sandy Springs neighborhood woke up to find FBI agents raiding a home along their street. People who live in the neighborhood told Channel 2’s Audrey Washington they weren’t surprised at all of the evidence that was removed from the house.


Blackface photos found in Georgia Southern yearbooks

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) - Racist images are being uncovered in dozens of decades-old yearbooks, including one local university's. It’s likely the recent blackface scandal involving Gov. Ralph Northam prompted others to dig into school archives.