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1 dead, another critically injured after fatal crash closes I-75
Marietta, GA (CBS46) I-75 is back open again in Cobb County after a fatal crash forced the closure of the interstate Saturday night. The crash involving two vehicles happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.
DeKalb K-9 released from pet hospital after being shot in head, losing eye
A DeKalb County police dog, who was shot in the head while hunting down a suspect accused of shooting and killing a DeKalb officer, has been released from a veterinary hospital, police said.
Boston Double Murder Suspect Arrested In Jonesboro
JONESBORO, GA -- A Boston double homicide suspect was arrested over the weekend in metro Atlanta. According to the Boston police department, Nicholas Antoine, 20, was arrested in Clayton County on a felony warrant out of Suffolk Superior Court in Massachusetts. Antoine was arrested in a Jonesboro tr
Man found shot to death inside car in NW Atlanta
Police are working to figure out what led up to a fatal shooting in northwest Atlanta, Sunday night. According to Atlanta Police, officers were called to 1033 Hollywood Rd. around 6:45 on Dec. 16 for reports of a person shot.
Rockdale deck collapses as 15 family members take photo; 2 flown to Grady
Two people where airlifted to an Atlanta hospital Saturday after a deck collapsed at a home in Conyers, and several other people suffered injuries requiring transport to area medical centers, Rockdale County Fire-Rescue Chief Dan Morgan told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Video Shoot is Now Hiring Atlanta Actors (Pay is $225/Day)
An upcoming video shoot is now hiring Atlanta actors. Castellanos Casting is looking for actors to work on a 1/2 day shoot on December 18th or December 19th in Atlanta, Georgia. Producers are looking CrossFit runners, character types, moms, and featured roles. Filming will shoot in Alpharetta or Dun
No. 20 Arizona State rallies from 18 down to defeat Georgia
No. 20 Arizona State overcame an 18-point deficit to upend Georgia 76-74 on Saturday night at Athens, Ga. After Luguentz Dort made just 1 of 2 free throws with 7.9 seconds left, Georgia (5-4) inbounded the ball with Nicolas Claxton taking it the length of the court before misfiring on a mid-range ju
North Carolina A&T repeats as Celebration Bowl champs
North Carolina A&T continued its Celebration Bowl dominance by defeating Alcorn State 24-22 on Saturday in a rematch of the inaugural game in 2015. The Aggies improved to 10-2 overall and won their third HBCU national title in the past four seasons. The also retained their Celebration Bowl title aft
Bill Fralic, star lineman for Pitt and Falcons, dies at 56
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Fralic, the burly, bruising and athletic offensive lineman who starred for the Atlanta Falcons and was a three-time All-American at Pittsburgh, has died. He was 56.
Smyrna could greenlight breweries, distilleries Monday
After months of planning, Smyrna’s City Council could vote Monday to amend its zoning ordinance and allow breweries, brewpubs and distilleries into the city. Smyrna’s existing zoning code does not include them as acceptable uses for any zoning category, though several brewers have approached city st
LaGrange Police spot missing Alabama teen
LAGRANGE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - LaGrange Police said they have spotted a 16-year-old runaway Alabama boy Saturday at an area Walmart store. The LaGrange Police Department said Darron Keith Earles, who was reported missing on Oct. 25 from Valley, Alabama, was spotted getting into an RV at the store a
Deadly I-75 car accident under investigation
COBB COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A deadly accident that temporarily shut down Interstate 75 southbound at South Marietta Parkway is now under investigation. Marietta police confirmed to FOX 5 a sedan and SUV were involved in the accident at around 10:45 Saturday night.
Cobb broker who allegedly stole $1M from clients guilty of tax crime
A 49-year-old precious metal broker siphoned away $1 million from clients and has been convicted of tax crimes, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Saleem Hakim, formerly of Smyrna, faces a year in prison for each of his three charges of failing to file federal income tax returns from 2011 to 20
Multiple members of 1 family injured in deck collapse at Christmas party
ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. - A deck collapse at a home in Rockdale County left multiple members of one family injured Saturday as they enjoyed a Christmas party. The incident happened at a home on Lake Sorrento Drive in Rockdale County around 4:30 p.m. Eight members of the family were taken to hospitals a
Fallen DeKalb police officer gets a final escort home
Law enforcement officers from across metro Atlanta gave the body of fallen DeKalb County police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores an escort Saturday to his home county of Habersham. The procession from DeKalb County began at 10 a.m. Flores' body was taken to a funeral home. Services are pending.
K-9 Officer Indi released from vet after shooting
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Good news for the police K-9 officer shot in the line of duty this week while searching for the man who fatally shot a DeKalb County Police officer.
Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a Georgia police officer and a suspect have both died after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution , DeKalb County police Chief James Conroy said at a news conference that the unidentified officer and suspect died
Coat Drives, Special Adoption Fees Top Smyrna's Holiday Weekend
Let's make Christmas a little Merrier for these sweet babies! They can be seen and loved on at the Austell PetSmart in the East West Commons Shopping Center at 4155 Austell Rd, Austell, Ga.
Atlanta Jobs: Fox is Now Hiring Atlanta Actors for ‘The Resident’
Fox’s The Resident is now casting new talent in Atlanta, Georgia. Central Casting is looking for men and women ages 18 and older to play visitors and patients to work on scenes filming this Monday, December 17th in Conyers, Georgia. Talents must be new faces to the show.
Christmas treat for Cobb County family thanks to Baking Memories 4 Kids
SMYRNA, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Christmas came early Thursday for a special 12-year-old boy in Cobb County who lives with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. That is thanks to an organization dedicated to creating memories for families. Thursday, he learned he'll soon spend a week somewhere known as the “mos