Breaking News from Smyrna GA

Find the latest Smyrna GA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Man who shot at Cobb County officer now in custody after overnight manhunt, police say

AUSTELL, Ga. — A man who shot at a Cobb Co. officer late Monday night is in custody after he was shot multiple times. Throughout the morning, residents in Austell were being urged to stay in their homes as police searched for a suspect who got into a gunfire exchange with a Cobb Co. officer.


Georgia lawmakers closer to banning 'step therapy'

ATLANTA (WJBF) - Georgia lawmakers took another step toward banning “step therapy” Monday. That’s when your insurer can make you try older, outdated medications before the ones your doctor prescribes.


Cobb County PARKS camps open during spring and summer break

Cobb County PARKS will have some fun camps available while school children in the county celebrate spring break from April 1-5. The Art Station - Big Shanty, 2050 Kennesaw Due West Road in Kennesaw, will have the Shark Week! Spring Break Art Camp. Participants can enjoy a week of nautical-themed art


190 ecstasy pills, marijuana found during Cobb traffic stop

Smyrna police recovered a large amount of drugs from a man accused of tossing the stash into a storm drain while running away from a traffic stop. Javon Lamar Ridgley, 23, was charged by police with felony possession of a schedule I or II drug with intent to distribute, fleeing or attempting to elud


DEVELOPING: Police warn families to stay inside as officers search for shooter

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - There is an urgent search for the person police said shot at an officer in Cobb County Monday night. Channel 2 Action News has confirmed the officer involved was not hurt.


Former Cobb Sheriff’s deputy wanted after reporting guns, cash stolen

A former Cobb County Sheriff’s deputy is wanted by the police for obstructing the investigation into a burglary he reported at his own home. Jeffrey Hannah reported the break-in in October, when he was still working as a sergeant deputy sheriff, and said that items including $10,500 cash and two ser


Inaugural cobb County International Festival will be Aug. 3

Cobb County will host its inaugural International Festival on Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jim R. Miller Park Event Center, 2245 Callaway Road in Marietta. The festival will feature a wide variety of local and international music and art, dancing, culinary options, crafts, jewelry, a kids’ c


BREAKING: Cow reported on Ga. 400 blocking traffic, cops say

A cow has been reported blocking Ga. 400 South in Forsyth County, the sheriff’s office said Monday in a tweet. The cow was reported just south of Peachtree Parkway. The WSB 24-hour Traffic Center reported that the sheriff’s office has surrounded the cow near Ga. 141.


Family now charged in death of Georgia boy buried in yard

GUYTON, Ga. – Five relatives charged in the death of a Georgia girl now faces charges in the death of her brother as well. The Savannah Morning News reports their father, 50-year-old Elwyn Crocker Sr., their stepmother and three others are each indicted on two charges of felony murder, child cruelty


Bill to ease restrictions on hospital business passes Georgia Senate

After a decade of trying, the Cancer Treatment Centers of America has struck a deal with the Georgia Hospital Association to lift a state law that constrains its growth in Georgia.


Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank sells limited stake of team for reported $300 million

ATLANTA — Arthur Blank didn't become one of the world's wealthiest billionaires by striking pedestrian deals. At the NFL's annual spring meeting on Monday, the consortium of team owners approved Blank's limited-stake sale of the Atlanta Falcons.


JUST IN: 82-year-old passenger killed in Cobb County crash

An 82-year-old passenger was killed Sunday afternoon after Cobb County police said her SUV turned into oncoming traffic. Francis E. Walls was riding in the front passenger seat of a gray Nissan Rogue around 3 p.m. when the driver of the SUV tried to turn left from C.H. James Parkway onto Humphries H


Georgia man who shot driver 18 times claims other crimes

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Georgia man accused of shooting a man in New Orleans 18 times told police he’d been involved in violent crimes in his hometown and in Alabama before the shooting, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.


East Cobb Executive Home Is In Sope Creek/Walton School District

MARIETTA, GA -- This week's East Cobb Wow House is an executive home in the Sope Creek/Walton school district. According to Realtor.com, it's a 4-sided brick home with a 3-car garage in a swim and tennis community.


Family members, students remember Georgia Tech football player

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Tears were flowing Monday afternoon at a Georgia Tech campus memorial service for Brandon Adams. He’s the Yellow Jackets football player who died suddenly over the weekend.


Atlanta Casting Call: Fox’s “The Resident” is Now Casting Patients

Fox’s The Resident is now hiring extras to play patients in a scene filming in Atlanta, Georgia. Central Casting is looking for men and women over 18 to play visitors and patients. Talents must be able to play 20 to 50 years old. Filming will shoot on March 26th and 27th in Conyers, Georgia. Extras


NW Atlanta home sprayed with gunfire

Atlanta, GA (CBS46) Police are trying to figure out who shot up a home in northwest Atlanta early Tuesday morning. The incident happened at a home on the 1400 block of Nash Road.

CBS 46

Calls pour in after Atlanta announces fresh look at decades-old child murders

Atlanta police have created a dedicated phone line to handle a deluge of calls pouring in from would-be tipsters since Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced plans to retest evidence in the Atlanta Child Murders.


Several lanes held on I-75 SB near Delk Rd

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Several lanes are blocked Tuesday morning after multiple cars crashed on I-75 SB between the south loop and Delk Road. Cobb Co. drivers should prepare to be on the road for atleast an hour as the crash clears up.


Show dog awaiting flight goes missing at Atlanta airport

A Dutch man says his show dog went missing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport while waiting to board a flight to Amsterdam. Floris van Essen tells news outlets that the American Staffordshire terrier named Gale was in a crate and had gone through security with another dog about thre