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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

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

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-06-16 23:36:00

Bear sighted in Conyers | Public safety alert issued

CONYERS, Ga. -- A bear has been sighted in Conyers.The bear was seen off Stanton Road.Local officials said the state Department of Natural Resources has been notified.People are being warned not to approach the animal.Recent critter sightings around the ATLBlack bear gets sighted in tree in Rome nei

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-18 01:19:54

Police surround motel near Atlanta after attempted robbery

TUCKER, Ga. (AP) — Police in Atlanta's suburbs have surrounded a motel where an attempted robbery suspect is believed to be inside.DeKalb County police say the standoff began around 3 a.m. Monday at a Knights Inn in Tucker, just northeast of Atlanta.DeKalb County police spokeswoman Shiera Campbell i

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-18 10:27:01

Man found dead in Tucker apartment pool

TUCKER, Ga. -- A 23-year-old man was found dead Saturday night in a DeKalb County apartment pool.The incident happened around 6 pm at an apartment complex at 2035 Idlewood Road.Local residents told 11Alive the man's body was found in the pool.This story is developing.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-17 00:12:11

Attempted robbery at Waffle House leads to SWAT standoff at motel

Police tell us, they found the robbery suspect inside the bathroom of the motel room.@wsbtvpic.twitter.com/aJYtETL6Bu— Audrey Washington (@AudreyWSBTV)June 18, 2018

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-18 12:52:45

Apple aims to solve problems locating 911 calls for help

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... more

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-06-18 11:39:35

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.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-17 03:18:26

Suspects identified in DeKalb Kroger shooting

DECATUR, Ga. -- Police have released the names of two men charged in Friday afternoon's shooting inside a DeKalb County Kroger.Andrew Banks, 23, and Austin Harris, 18, are both charged with two counts of aggravated assault and theft by taking.Police said no other suspects are being sought.According

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-16 19:41:16

Teen killer wants to apologize to mother of man he killed: 'I'm sorry for her loss'

Charlie McDaniel turned 18 years old while in prison. McDaniel, and his younger brother, Isaac McDaniel,were sentenced to 45 years in prison, with 18 to serve, for crimes that includedthe killing of Anthony Brooks in 2016.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-16 19:55:33

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.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-16 16:26:44

1 dead after serious crash in SW Atlanta

The driver, a young man, possibly a teenager or in his early 20s, went off the road and hit a tree.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-17 03:16:28

Children protect mom from alleged attacker, 5-year-old grabs gun, give | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Martin was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released. He faces felony charges of assault and violating a protective order,KPRC reported.


Family of GSU student found dead in vacant Subway don't buy that murder suspect acted alone

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — The suspect connected to the mysterious murder of a Georgia State University student whose body wasfound inside a vacant mall Subwayrestaurant may be behind bars, but family says his arrest only brings up more questions rather than closure.Police charged 21-year-old Emmett Dav


Police charge boyfriend with murder months after body found at Gwinnett Place Mall

Davis left the state following the murder, but detectives learned he had recently returned and was living in Lawrenceville. On June 14, detectives obtained warrants for Davis and a search warrant for his home. Davis was taken into custody without incident. He is currently being held at the Gwinnett


Several People Shot At DeKalb Kroger

DECATUR, GA — Several people were shot Friday afternoon at a Kroger shopping center in DeKalb County.DeKalb County Police say "multiple adults" were shot in the parking lot of the grocery store off of Wesley Chapel and South Hairston roads.No one was believed to have been killed. There were no detai


Police: 3 people hospitalized in 'targeted shooting' in Kroger parking lot in Atlanta

The male victim exchanged gunfire with the alleged robbers, injuring them in the parking lot of the store. Those three men are in the hospital, police told the publication.


Smoke in aircraft cabin leads to Delta flight diversion

LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- An alarming odor coming from the cabin of a Delta plane caused a flight's emergency landing this morning.A flight attendant onboard flight 1941 noticed the unfamiliar smoke and immediately notified the 6-person crew. The emergency landing occurred in Little Rock, Ar. and passenge


Incident: Delta B752 near Little Rock on Jun 14th 2018, smell of smoke in aft cabin

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N6714Q performing flight DL-1941 from Atlanta,GA to Santa Ana,CA (USA) with 198 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 30nm northeast of Little Rock,AR (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Little Rock due to smell of smoke in the aft cabin


Police arrest murder suspect; 2 still on the run near Troup County

West Point police have arrested one of three men wanted on murder charges Friday morning.Octavious Bridges, 24, was arrested in Fairburn for his alleged connection with a homicide of Reggie Pearson, 50, of Valley, Ala. on Wednesday, West Point police said in a news release.