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Authorities confirm body found on NM compound that of missing Clayton County boy
Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, the boy’s father, was charged after authorities discovered eleven children and three women living in horrible conditions inside the compound. Authorities found Abdul-ghani’s remains a few days later.
Woman, 83, recovering after being attacked by elk | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
Longenbaugh, 83, went outside to unlatch the gate and coax the calf out but was soon confronted by its mother,she told KNXV.
JUST IN: Woman, child killed in car accident in Fulton County, police confirm
A woman and a child died after a car wreck in Fulton County Thursday afternoon, police confirmed.The accident occurred on Fulton Industrial Boulevard near Campbellton Road around 5:30 p.m., Fulton County police Lt. Scott McBride told Channel 2 Action News.
Inmates use drainpipe to escape jail
LaGRANGE, GA-- Two men escaped from a county jail overnight – and the manner of their escape is raising some eyebrows. It happened in Troup County, southwest of Atlanta about halfway to Columbus. Investigators say the inmates cut a hole into a ceiling in their cellblock, then escaped to the roof.The
Crews battling two-alarm fire in Downtown Atlanta building
ATLANTA- Atlanta Fire and rescue crews are on the scene of a fire in the old Southern Railway Building in downtown Atlanta.The two-alarm fire broke out on the fourth floor of the building.
Trailer filled with $98,000 worth of ramen noodles stolen
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — A trailer filled with nearly $100,000 worth of ramen noodles was stolen from a gas station 30 miles south of Atlanta, according toWAGA.
Two former DJJ Correctional Officers arrested, charged for contraband
DECATUR, Ga. (WJBF) - Two former DJJ officers are facing felony charges after smuggling contraband into the YDC.Chiquita Owsley and Ashley Mathis are accused of bringing cell phones into the Augusta Youth Development Campus and taking them past guard lines while on dudty.They both turned themselves
Grandmother shot in head on her way home from gas station, police say
Beverly Jenkins worked at the City of Refuge as a resident service specialist, working with women and children dealing with homelessness, helping them with resumes, jobs and transitional housing.
Aretha Franklin, Queen Of Soul, Has Died
Franklin canceled planned concerts earlier this year after she was ordered by her doctor to stay off the road and rest up. She was originally scheduled to perform on her 76th birthday in March in Newark, New Jersey, and at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in April.
Former City of Atlanta Deputy Chief of Staff Katrina Taylor-parks pleads guilty to accepting bribes | The Atlanta Voice
In a news conference early Wednesday afternoon, US Attorney Byung J. Pak said Taylor-Parks agreed to cooperate in their ongoing investigation. Prosecutors said they will recommend a sentence for her in November, partly based on how helpful she’s been.
A Georgia thief made off with a tractor trailer filled with $98,000 worth of ramen noodles
A trailer filled with $98,000 worth of noodles has been stolen in Fayetteville, Georgia.The trailer was stolen from a Chevron gas station sometime between July 25 and August 1.The driver had received permission from the owner of the gas station to leave his truck there for several days.However, when
Sheriff's office to release new information on dismembered body found | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. -Bartow County Sheriff's deputies are expected to release the name of a person who's body was found in a landfill.The dismembered body was found Monday in the Bartow County Landfill off Allatoona Dam Road.News Chopper 2 was on the grisly scene as crews sifted through garbage to se
Atlanta Civil Rights icons Rep. John Lewis and Dr. Bernice King praise Aretha Franklin
“When she sang, she embodied what we were fighting for, and her music strengthened us. It revived us. When we would be released from jail after a non-violent protest, we might go to a late night club and let the music of Aretha Franklin fill our hearts."
Clayton County Sheriff arrest 25, names 4
JONESBORO — Clayton County Sheriff’s deputies and Clayton County Police rounded up 25 fugitives in what Sheriff Victor Hill, a Batman fan, called “Operation Judgement of the Dark Knight.”
UPDATE: 2 men who drowned at Tybee Island part of Atlanta music scene
ATLANTA- The body of a second drowning victim from Atlanta was recovered off Tybee Island Wednesday night, two days after the two disappeared from a south beach sandbar,according to our partners at the AJC.
Conyers considers changing child curfew laws
CONYERS, Ga.- Parents in Conyers are paying close attention to a vote Wednesday night at City Hall. Council members are expected to pass an ordinance that will hold any guardian, not just the parent, responsible for kids hanging out after curfew.
Police investigate $98,000 ramen noodles heist
FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga.-Fayette County officials have confirmed reportsregarding a $98,000 ramen noodle heist.
Body of Atlanta man found, friend missing off Tybee Island
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga.- One man is dead and another is still missing after three swimmers got distressed off Tybee Island, police say.
Person shot near day care in DeKalb County; nearby school lockdowns lifted
ofDEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- Police are investigating a shooting they say happened near a day care in Decatur Wednesday morning.Channel 2'sLauren Pozenwas at the scene as police blocked off Columbia Drive and Columbia Woods Drive around 8:30 a.m.Columbia drive and woods drive blocked off. This is where@DeK
The 14 best hospitals in Georgia, according to US News
To determine the top Georgia hospitals, part of its “Best Regional Hospitals” breakdown, U.S. News analysts identified the institutions that were either nationally ranked in one of 12 specialties, had three or more high-performing ratings in a specialty or three or more ratings in the nine procedure