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BREAKING: Body found in Henry County lake presumed to be missing grandfather
A body found in a Henry County lake Monday is presumed to be that of a missing grandfather with early-onset dementia who walked away from his home nearly two weeks ago. Tim Osborne, 58, was reported missing Feb. 6 after he slipped out of his Peeksville Road home in Locust Grove while his wife was in
Georgia high court: DUI test refusal can't be used in court
ATLANTA (AP) — A driver's refusal to submit to a breath test cannot be used as evidence in a criminal trial for driving under the influence, Georgia's Supreme Court ruled Monday, throwing out that part of the state's DUI laws as unconstitutional.
Georgia lawmakers want Tennessee to give up a portion of border, Tennessee River
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Georgia lawmakers are again seeking to claim land in Tennessee they believe belongs to their state. House Resolution 51 was passed in the Georgia Legislature last Thursday by a vote of 163-4. The resolution cites a flawed survey of Georgia's northern border with Tennessee and North
Fire prevention services transferred to Stockbridge
A few months after adopting an ordinance to address on-street parking within residential subdivisions, the Stockbridge City Council at its Feb. 11 regular meeting received an update on the ongoing process of developing guidelines for overseeing the implementation and permitting process for parking.
Trump’s emergency declaration draws support, protests in Georgia
Georgia officials on Monday scrambled for more information about President Donald Trump’s recent move to declare a national emergency and whether it could be used to divert money from the state’s military construction projects to pay for a wall on the southern border.
UPDATE: Victim invited shooter to SW Atlanta apartment where he was killed, police say
A man shot and killed Sunday night in a southwest Atlanta apartment invited his shooter inside, police said. A neighbor in an apartment complex in the 200 block of Crumley Street called police when she heard gunshots in the apartment next to hers, according to Atlanta police. Officers arrived about
Henry County man guilty of molesting Stockbridge children
A Henry County man entered a guilty plea Friday to molesting two girls inside a Stockbridge home. Edgar Erick Tinoco-Jiminez, 30, was sentenced to 20 years with the first 15 years to serve in the state prison system. Henry County Superior Court Judge Holly Veal also ordered Tinoco-Jiminez to registe
Tractor-trailer hauling 40K pounds of broccoli overturns on metro Atlanta interstate
About 40,000 pounds of broccoli on the side of a metro Atlanta freeway Monday morning may not ever make it to a dinner plate. That’s good news for picky youngsters, but it caused trouble for drivers through Clayton County overnight. A tractor-trailer hauling the frozen vegetables overturned on the r
Crews expand search for missing 58-year-old grandfather with dementia
HENRY COUNTY, GA. — Search teams are back out in the woods Monday searching for a missing Henry County man with dementia. Timothy Osborne walked out of his Locust Grove home and was never seen again on Feb. 5. — Osborne’s wife, Kelly saidshe’s determined to find her husband alive.
High-end Buckhead jewelry store burglarized while owner was tied up in his home
ATLANTA - An upscale jewelry store known for its celebrity clientele was burglarized on Saturday night and police are searching for the person responsible. Channel 2's Michael Seiden has learned two armed, masked gunmen followed the owner of Icebox Diamonds & Watches home on Friday, forced him and h
Stockbridge students celebrate 1st Lt. Andrea Lewis with assembly
STOCKBRIDGE — Hundreds of flag-waving and cheering Stockbridge Elementary School students welcomed 1st Lt. Andrea Lewis to a celebration assembly in her honor Friday morning.
Police identify Walmart parking lot shooter as off-duty ICE officer
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Douglasville Police have identified the shooter in the weekend fatal shooting in a Walmart parking lot as an off-duty ICE officer. The shooting happened just before 1 p.m. Sunday at the Walmart in the 1000 block of Thornton Road.
Tornado touched down in Henry County on Tuesday, damaging one home
A tornado damaged a Henry County home Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed. The tornado, classified as “a very brief EF-0” touched down southeast of Locust Grove in the southern part of the county at 2:12 p.m., uprooting several trees along the north side of Ga. 42 between Barne
Two people killed in crash on Georgia hwy in Banks Co.
BANKS COUNTY, Ga. — Two people are dead after one driver failed to adhere to a stop sign on Georgia 164 Sunday around 3:30 p.m. Cpl. Major D. Patterson said one vehicle was traveling east on GA 164 and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Georgia 164 and Georgia 59. Another vehicle t
Georgia law under consideration would protect those who break into hot cars to save pets
A Georgia lawmaker is seeking protection for people who break into cars to rescue pets in hot weather. Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick is proposing legislation that would protect people from a lawsuit if they damage a vehicle to rescue an animal in danger, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
T.I. halts production of 'Family Hustle' after sister's car crash
ATLANTA - T.I. and Tiny have halted production on their VH1 show “Family Hustle,” while the rapper’s sister is in the hospital. T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., halted work on the show’s latest season after he learned his sister, Precious Harris, was involved in a car crash and was take
Man robbed, shot in the head in East Point
EAST POINT, Ga. — Police are investigating after a man shot in the head, Sunday night. It happened around 9 p.m. at the East Point Housing Authority's leasing office off Randall Street, police said.
Police searching for missing Decatur woman
DECATUR, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Police in Decatur are searching for a woman who hasn't been seen by her family since Sunday night. Officials say 30-year-old Ashley Hutchinson was last seen by one of her family members at around 8:30 p.m. walking on South Candler Street.
Man found shot, killed inside southwest Atlanta home
ATLANTA — Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death at a home in southwest Atlanta near Rosa L. Burney Park. Atlanta Police said officers responded to calls of shots fired at a home on Crumley St., SW, on Feb. 17 and found the victim dead inside. His identity has not yet been rele
Rapper 21 Savage on Facing Possible Deportation: ‘I’d Sit in Jail to Fight to Live’ in the United States
21 Savage is speaking out about the possibility of facing deportation after being arrested and detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The British rapper, 26, who was released on bond on February 12, shared his truth with the New York Times in a piece published on Sunday, Febr