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Officials: 7-year-old killed in fire; adults injured

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - State officials said a child is dead and several adults were injured after a house fire in Douglas County Thursday afternoon. It happened at the N Sweetwater Road at the intersection of Old Douglasville Road. A spokesperson with Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Office said a 7-

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-22 22:52:00

Woman added to Atlanta police 'most wanted' list for alleged robbery

A woman was recently added to the Atlanta Police Department's "most wanted" list on a robbery charge related to an alleged confrontation with another woman last year. The victim told APD that her vehicle and purse had been taken by her child's father's new girlfriend after a physical dispute, accor


Woman robs Norcross cellphone store with a steak knife

She asked to see an iPhone 6, then pulled a knife on the store attendant. LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Police are seeking a female suspect who was recorded on video robbing a cellphone store with a steak knife. The incident happed on March 18 around 3:15 pm, when the suspect entered the Boost Mobile store

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-22 19:31:00

Police: Man caught after Gwinnett car theft, chase; officer injured

A chase that began with a stolen car eventually went through several areas of Gwinnett County and involved four law enforcement agencies before the suspect was arrested, police said. When it was over, 23-year-old Brian Ngo of Lawrenceville was in custody and charged with theft by receiving, felony o


Restaurant Inspections: Black Mold, Slime, Expired Food

BURGER KING (Cass White Road) (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 87, Grade: B COUNTRY PRIDE (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 100, Grade: A DOMINOS PIZ

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

City of Atlanta confirms 'ransomware cyber attack' on network servers

ATLANTA - The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security are investigating a ransomware cyber attack to the City of Atlanta's network servers. Atlanta COO Richard Cox confirmed the attack in a news conference Thursday afternoon. What we know about the attack and what's aff

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-03-22 18:04:00

Sandy Springs 'aiming' to open new City Hall on May 7

Sandy Springs is "aiming" to open its new City Hall at City Springs on May 7, a city spokesperson said following reports of that date from the mayor and a City Council member. City Communications Director Sharon Kraun, who is directly involved in the massive government relocation planning, said she

REPORTERNEWSPAPERS.NET - 2018-03-22 01:37:33

1,000 tires dumped behind metro Atlanta subdivision, police say

Police are searching for a man they say dumped more than 1,000 tires behind a Union City subdivision. Several warrants have been issued across metro Atlanta for the arrest of 34-year-old Donald Leverette, Channel 2 Action News reported. According to the news station, the tires were dumped along Oa

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-22 11:21:13

Delays grow after car fire on I-285 in DeKalb County

Delays are growing after a car flipped over, hit a power pole and caught fire early Thursday on I-285 West in DeKalb County. Lanes are open, but delays stretch back to Doraville, according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center. The crash was reported about 5 a.m. Thursday and prompted officials to shut


Snake Freak-Out Caused By Fake City Facebook Page

A parody Facebook account, which has about five times more followers than a Georgia city's real Facebook page, went viral with a wild post. CALHOUN, GA - A satire Facebook page mimicking a northwest Georgia city is causing some real concerns for residents after a post claiming to show a gigantic sna

PATCH - 2018-03-21 14:53:58

13-year-old arrested for 'disgusting' terroristic voicemails against Cobb NAACP

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Marietta Police Department says they believe they've identified the person responsible for leaving terroristic voice messages for the Cobb County NAACP. On Feb. 28, 2018 the Cobb County Police Department and the Marietta Police Department were contacted by the local chapter of th


'Taxi Cab Bandit' bank robber gets 14 years in prison

ATLANTA - A bank robber was sentenced to 14 years in prison for robbing five metro-Atlanta banks. During the metro-Atlanta robberies, Rondell Muwwakkil would pass notes to the tellers demanding they give him small bills. "Muwwakkil never cared about the terror he caused when robbing these banks," sa

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 23:06:00

Identity thief on the loose in south metro

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga.--Fayetteville police Wednesday warned that an identity thief has made purchases with other people's money in several area jurisdictions. Police say the thief has used stolen identities in Fayetteville, Mableton, Austell, Smyrna, Kennesaw, Atlanta and Henry County since December. H

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 19:06:00

Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon


Trial begins in vehicular homicide case

After nearly two years of delays and continuances, the jury trial will go forward this week for a man charged with felony homicide by vehicle stemming from a 2016 hit and run. State of Georgia vs. Joshua Davis will take place throughout this week in Superior Criminal Court. Davis, a 32-year-old resi


BREAKING: Bomb threat reported at World of Coca-Cola

Atlanta police are investigating a bomb threat at the World of Coca-Cola, a spokeswoman said. Police dogs are searching the building on Baker Street, officer Lisa Bender said. Someone on the scene told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the facility has been evacuated and they have been moved acr


Fired Hawks worker sues, claims discrimination against white employees

A fired Atlanta Hawks employee is suing the organization, alleging it discriminated against white employees and terminated her when she complained. In a lawsuit filed Friday, Margo Kline says Hawks external affairs director David Lee, who is black, promoted a culture of discrimination against white


Georgia man sentenced, 2015 DUI crash killed married couple

A Georgia man charged with DUI in a crash that killed a married couple in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a DeKalb County judge sentenced Donte Alexander Grant on Monday. County District Attorney spokeswoman Yvette Jones says the Covington man


Muscogee County principal being transferred to another school

Along with the three new principals the Muscogee County School Board unanimously approved Monday night, notice of a principal being transferred is listed in the agenda's personnel report. Superintendent David Lewis has selected Dorothy Height Elementary School principal Eddie Lindsey III to be the n


Lightning causes 2 house fires in Gwinnett overnight

Lightning caused house fires in Lilburn and Lawrenceville overnight Monday, said Capt. Tommy Rutledge of Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services. Both occurred shortly before midnight. Firefighters responded to the first, on Dundee Drive in Lilburn, at 11:45 p.m. Smoke and flames could be seen c