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Man shot in his abdomen several times in SW Atlanta, police say

Atlanta police said a man was shot multiple times in the abdomen Friday night in southwest Atlanta.Police told Channel 2 Action News the person was shot on the 1100 block of Ira Street.He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. His condition was not provided.No other details have been released,


Aug. 6 is first day back for many metro Atlanta students | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Hundreds of thousands of metro Atlanta students willreturn to school on Monday, Aug. 6, when four of the state’s largest school systems head back to class.


Police identify man shot, killed after gunman fires into car on I-20

ATLANTA- Police have identified a man whodied after being shot while driving on I-20 early Friday morning.The shooting happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in southwest Atlanta. Police say a gunman fired several shots into a Volkswagon, striking the driver in the


Dolly Parton announces $37M Dollywood expansion to open in 2019 | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. -Dolly Parton’s amusement park, Dollywood,announced a $37 million expansionto the Tennessee theme park-- complete with rides, live entertainment and dining.


Service restored in Decatur after water main break, but water still flowing down Coventry Road

DECATUR, Ga. -- DeKalb Watershed Mangement crews have restored water service to customers affected customers in the 700 block of Coventry Road in Decatur, but, officials said water is still running down the roadway.About 150 to 200 customers had their service interrupted when a 16-inch water main wa


"He's an angel": Atlanta woman said rapper Ludacris paid her $375 grocery bill

ATLANTA, G.A. (CBS) - When an Atlanta woman who had fallen on hard times didn't have enough money to pay for her groceries at Whole Foods, she was at her breaking point. But then a kind stranger in front of her in line offered to pay--the whole bill.


Ex-exotic dancer found guilty of murdering her husband and covering it up

BUFORD, Ga. -- She was a former exotic dancer that he taught how to fire a weapon. Now, a jury has found her guilty in the 2015 murder of her husband.Liubov Volkova will be sentenced later this month.Jordan Whitson, 38, died from a gunshot wound in his right cheek. Police originally thought his deat


Vacationing family rescued from rip currents off North Carolina coast | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. -Rescuers pulled nine people from rip currents Thursday along the North Carolina coast, including seven family members vacationing from Virginia, officials said.


Gwinnett police investigating Snellville homicide

Gwinnett County Police Department officers responded to a residence in the 3500 block of Grand Manor Trail in unincorporated Snellville around 4:15 a.m. after receiving a 911 call about a man, later identified as 27-year-old Kemar Hawkins, who was shot.


Rapper Ludacris Pays Atlanta Woman's $375 Grocery Bill

ATLANTA, GA — Rapper and actor Ludacris may say he's just "a regular guy," but Atlanta freelance writer Therra Jaramillo says he's "an angel" and "awesome run amok," not for what he does on stage or on screen, but in everyday life — like when he's standing in the checkout line at a grocery store.


Police: Snellville murder likely the result of a home invasion

Gwinnett County Police Department officers responded to a residence in the 3500 block of Grand Manor Trail in unincorporated Snellville around 4:15 a.m. after receiving a 911 call about the man, later identified as 27-year-oldKemarHawkins, who was shot.