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1 person in custody after woman found dead outside of apartment, police say

Child knocks over glass sculpture, parents may be on the hook for $132,000 billDangerous plant that causes blindness, burns found in multiple states: officialsTruck hits, kills 2 children at mudding event, GSP says

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-18 20:56:45

Reports: Rapper XXXTentacion shot in Miami | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -Rapper XXXTentacion was shot in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Monday, according to reports.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-06-18 17:14:00

Female found dead in Dunwoody; investigation underway

A female was found dead in an apartment complex off Peachtree-Industrial Boulevard and a person is in custody, according to Dunwoody Police.A red pin marks the location where a female was found dead June 18. Dunwoody Police are investigating the incident. (Google Maps)Sgt. Robert Parsons said police

REPORTERNEWSPAPERS.NET - 2018-06-18 21:20:06

Why this pretty but dirty Atlanta cop is in jail and out of a job

Iris Rowe, now a former member of APD , after being busted in drug raid (Image Source: East Point Police and City of Atlanta Police)

ROLLINGOUT.COM - 2018-06-18 14:39:20

Mom says son told her 2 fellow campers sexually assaulted him at city-run camp

ROSWELL, Ga.- Roswell police are investigating allegations two kids assaulted a little boy at a city-run day camp.The 5-year-old boy's mother said he attended the city camp last week at a Roswell park, and complained about some discomfort when he arrived home. She took him to the doctor and was shoc

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-18 22:52:34

DOJ: Marietta couple headed to federal prison for tax fraud scheme

A Marietta couple has been sentenced to federal prison for running a scheme that saw the pair file tax returns in the names of disabled and elderly taxpayers and pocketing the tax refunds, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.Raphael Menard, 33, and Leshanda Hunte, 34, netted more than $250,0

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-18 19:05:00

Identical twins accused of armed robberies across the metro speak exclusively to Channel 2

Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winnespoke with Marquavious and Juntavious Burton, both 20-years-old, exclusively in jail where he learned both are convicted felons.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-18 22:57:07

Apple to provide more precise location data for iPhone 911 calls

FILE - In this March 15, 2018, file photo, a dispatcher works at a desk station with a variety of screens used by those who take 911 emergency calls in Roswell, Ga. Apple is trying drag the U.S.’s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century. If it lives up to Apple’s promise, the

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-06-18 10:30:00

Death of Atlanta man at Connecticut prison ruled homicide

J'Allen Jones, 31, died in March at the Garner Correctional Institution in Newtown. The Atlanta man was being transferred to a mental health unit within the prison when he became "non-compliant," and "combative" with staff, authorities said. Jones become non-responsive and was pronounced dead at a h


2 kids killed in accident at mud bogging event in Milledgeville | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -Investigators in Baldwin County say two children are dead after a mud bogging accident in Milledgeville.ABC affiliate WGXA in Maconsaid a truck may have run into the crowd at an event around 7:30 p.m. at South Creek Mud Boggin.The Georgia State Patrol confirmed toChannel 2 Action


Suspect engages police in standoff in DeKalb motel after robbery

TUCKER, Ga. -- A suspect has barricaded himself in a DeKalb motel after robbing a Waffle House early Monday morning.According to police, the robbery happened at 2:57 a.m. at a Waffle House on Lawrenceville Highway. The suspect then fled the restaurant and went across the street to the Knight's Inn o

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-18 09:38:26

Woman Refuses to Get Off Spirit Airlines Flight, Forces Everyone Else to Deplane

A woman filmed herself refusing to get off of a Spirit Airlines flight out of Atlanta, Georgia, on May 1, causing the cabin crew to have all the other passengers deplane. A week later, her Facebook Live had racked up nearly 3 million views.Safira Allen cited a series of unconfirmed incidents includi


DA: Marietta man gets life sentence for gang-related robbery, shooting

A Marietta man has been given a life sentence for his role in a gang-related robbery and shooting that took place in 2016, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office.Jaylin Marquis Bell, 24, was convicted Friday and sentenced to life in prison plus five years on Monday morning, said Kim Isaza,

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-18 15:38:00

National Guard volunteers build Austell vet house - Cobb County Courier

Brian Quinones (center) stands with Georgia National Guard volunteers in front of the Habitat for Humanity project that will soon be his home in Austell, Ga., June 16, 2018 -- photo by Capt. Charlies Emmons

COBBCOUNTYCOURIER.COM - 2018-06-18 11:29:18

Dead great white shark washes ashore on California beach | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

APTOS, Calif. -A dead great white shark washed ashore Sunday morning on a California beach.>> Read more trending newsThe adult male shark was found around 7 a.m. with multiple cuts on its face but nothing that appeared life-threatening,officials told KSBW.The carcass was removed from the beach and a

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-06-17 19:55:00

Rancid Food, Live Roach: Metro Atlanta Restaurant Scores

ATLANTA, GA — There are signs of a bad restaurant that are pretty obvious: Nasty smells, grimy tables or unkempt employees are all red flags for a dining spot you want to avoid. But sometimes the problem is harder to spot, such as food stored at improper temperatures or unclean kitchen equipment.

PATCH - 2018-06-17 14:37:30

Apartment ceiling collapses during birthday party, residents say

“I'm looking, like, ‘Oh my God,’ because I didn't know what it was at first. I was in ... shock. And only thing I know was everyone was running, crying, screaming,” mother Jasmine Ponder said.


Kroger Shootout | July 4th Fireworks: DeKalb Co. News

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PATCH - 2018-06-17 15:24:47

Former NBA player charged with armed robbery in metro Atlanta

COWETA COUNTY, Ga.- A former NBA player who went to high school in Cobb County was arrested Friday night in connection with an armed robbery in Coweta County, authorities confirmed.


ATLANTA TRAFFIC: Sinkhole opens up at I-285 exit ramp near SunTrust Park ahead of Braves game

The sinkhole opened up along Cobb Parkway at the offramp from Interstate 285. That is the same offramp people use for SunTrust Park, Cumberland Mall, Cobb Galleria and several other places.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-17 10:32:01