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Gwinnett man tied up, shot in deadly home invasion

A man and two others were tied up during a deadly home invasion in Gwinnett County. When the man tried to break free, an intruder shot him, according to Channel 2 Action News. The incident was reported Sunday on Scholar Drive, Gwinnett police spokesman Jacob Albright said. No other details have bee


UPDATE: Trooper killed, daughter critically injured as storms moved through Georgia

Authorities have determinedsevere storms contributed to a crash that killed a Georgia State Patrol trooper and critically injured his daughter. "The Georgia State Patrol and the entire DPS family are heartbroken this morning," the agency said in a Facebook post. "Tyler Parker was killed in a single


Gwinnett firefighters battle two lightning fires during late-night storms

Firefighters remained busy as severe weather moved through the area late Monday. Command staff personnel placed two additional engines and an additional technical rescue team in service to respond to increased call due to the storm. At 11:45 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a house fire d

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-20 12:06:00

Storms, possible tornado ravage parts of metro Atlanta

Weather Wsb news on-demand 00:00 | 00:00 Wsb traffic on-demand 00:00 | 00:00 Wsb weather on-demand 00:00 | 00:00 ATLANTA - A powerful storm system swept through north Georgia overnight, sending trees into roads, damaging homes and businesses, knocking out power to thousands and leaving south Ful

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-03-20 14:43:00

Cleanup next after severe storms plow through metro Atlanta

Tuesday: Severe storms possible in the morning. High: 67 Wednesday: Windy and cool. High: 58 For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. It will be daylight Tuesday before metro Atlanta gets a real look at the damage from severe storms. Late Monday, the storms were


JUST IN: Large piece of metal falls, blocks Midtown road

A large piece of circular metal fell from a building at 14th and West Peachtree streets, blocking a busy road in Midtown. Spring Street is blocked between 13th and 15th streets, Atlanta fire Sgt. Cortez Stafford said. "Please avoid the area at this time," Atlanta police said on Twitter. The metal i


Severe weather threats force DeKalb Schools to cancel after-school activities

DeKalb County School District has canceled after-school activities for looming weather. According to Channel 2 Action News, severe storms expected through metro Atlanta Monday afternoon could spark tornadoes in the area. Extended after-school care for DeKalb Schools will continue as planned. Distri

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-19 20:24:41

Here's where to find free ice cream in Atlanta today

Dairy Queenwants to brighten up your rainy first day of spring with just a taste of summer. RELATED: Spring 2018: 5 things to know about the vernal equinox Today, Dairy Queen is inviting metro Atlanta customers to start summer early by partaking in its Free Cone Day, a day celebrating the ice cream

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-20 15:03:22

Georgia state trooper involved in shooting near Atlanta

HAPEVILLE, Ga. - Authorities say a Georgia State Patrol trooper shot a person while helping Atlanta police chase a vehicle just south of the city. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Monday that the trooper is "ok," and that the wounded person was in stable condition at Grady Memoria

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-19 19:24:28

Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 19:48:00

UPDATES | TORNADO WARNINGS issued for metro Atlanta counties

11Alive's StormTrackers are watching potentially severe weather set to move through the north Georgia area Monday night. Severe thunderstorms are likely as a cold front approaches. All eyes will be one the northwestern counties. Frequent lightning, hail, strong winds, and possible tornadoes will be

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 00:14:00

Woman ID'd in deadly I-285 crash; husband charged

A man faces vehicular homicide charges in a crash that killed his wife and shut down I-285 East for more than five hours Sunday. David Cho, 61, was charged with failure to maintain a lane and second-degree vehicular homicide, Sandy Springs police said Monday. The victim has been identified as Sue Ch


BREAKING: Dani Jo Carter -McIvers' driver on night of shooting - takes stand

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action news will bring you LIVE gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Tex McIver murder trial. Check back each day for a live blog from the courtroom and daily video recaps. Visit myajc.com/crime/ for previous coverage of the case and a link to our Breakdown p

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-19 17:20:09

Atlanta motorcyclist killed in Florida crash

An Atlanta motorcyclist died after a driver crashed into his motorcycle and three others stopped along a Florida highway, authorities said. John Hawkins, 53, of Atlanta, died on the scene near mile marker No. 57. The crash happened when 23-year-old Sean Marlin veered his pickup truck off the Florida


Funeral set for airport worker whose body was found in the Yellow River

It's been two weeks since a missing airport worker turned up dead in the Yellow River. A boater found Shanequa Sullivan, 23, tangled in some branches by the shore. On Sunday, the family will lay her to rest. Sullivan's grandmother saw her six weeks ago, but the funeral will not bring her closure bec


Atlanta federal inmate who made Facebook video hit with new charge

Scheduled to be released from prison May 16, an Atlanta federal inmate faces a new charge after he posted a video to his Facebook page from inside the prison. Joe Fletcher, who appeared to admit his involvement in a deadly 2010 shooting in Ohio in the 49-minute video, was indicted on a charge of ill


Drive-by shooters terrorize Atlanta street

ATLANTA - A series of random drive-by shootings have Atlanta police searching for a suspect. Authorities are looking for the person who they say shot at least three innocent people in just the last month. One of the victims, 61-year-old Sylvester Dixon, was shot in the head. He thankfully survived a


Horses get loose, block traffic on Atlanta highway

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Atlanta traffic has always been bad, but Saturday morning drivers had to deal with a different kind of "horsepower" on the highway. A small herd of horses decided to take to the streets and ended up blocking traffic on Highway 78 eastbound right near North DeKalb Mall. Police a


DFACS worker charged with child cruelty against own daughter

MCDONOUGH, Ga. - A mother and DFACS employee was taken into custody for spanking her own daughter until she had bruises on her legs. On Thursday, March 8, an officer with the Henry County Police Department was called to an elementary school in reference to a child abuse case. When the officer arrive


Police: Two people shot at gas station on Panola Road

LITHONIA, Ga. - Two are injured following a shooting at the Quick Trip gas station in Lithonia on Saturday night. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Quick Trip on Panola Road. Police tell FOX 5 that two males were shot, and both were taken to the hospital. One of them is in critical con