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Woman found dead near playground was shot on hiking trail, police say
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - The DeKalb County Police Department is investigating after a woman, possibly in her late teens or early 20s, was found dead in the woods in Stone Mountain on Wednesday afternoon.
DeKalb County to Host Public Safety Job Fair on Jan. 5
The DeKalb County Office of Public Safety is hosting a job fair on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fire Rescue headquarters, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker, GA. More than 100 positions are available in various public safety departments including police, fire, E-911 and the sh
Earthquake, magnitude 4.4, rattles Tennessee, Georgia
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake was reported in Tennessee early Wednesday, officials said. The quake hit about six miles north of Decatur at around 4:15 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The shaking was felt by residents as far as Atlanta -- about 149 miles south of the epicenter.
Masked men on the run after deadly shooting at Gwinnett motel
As many as five masked men dressed in black are at large following a deadly shooting at a motel near Lilburn, police said. Gwinnett County police have been on the scene at the Home Stay Suites in the 4300 block of U.S. 78 since 4 a.m. Wednesday after a 911 caller reported hearing several shots. Dari
Woman's body found in DeKalb County neighborhood
Police are responding after a woman's body was found. According to DeKalb County Police, multiple people were walking a trail near the 900 block of Lake Drive Court in Stone Mountain when they came across the body.
Former 'Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta' Star Benzino Is Facing Felony Drug Charges for Possession of THC, MDMA, and Marijuana
Former ‘Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta’ star Benzino is in some serious legal trouble thanks to his affinity for narcotics. We’ve learned Benzino was arrested back in January 2017 and charged with felony possession of THC oil gummies (22 grams), felony possession of 6 MDMA pills and misdemeanor possessio
2 more arrests made in fatal Brookhaven double shooting
Authorities arrested two more men in connection with a fatal double shooting at a Brookhaven apartment complex. Stephen D. McAllister, 24, of College Park and Quintez M. Griffin, 31, of Atlanta were booked in the DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday in the Nov. 30 killing of 25-year-old Carthel Lamont John
Female body found in DeKalb County
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- Authorities are investigating after a body was found in Stone Mountain. According to police, the female body was found in the 900 block of Lake Drive Court in Dekalb County.
It’s official: Norfolk Southern to move HQ to Atlanta
Norfolk Southern Corp. officially announced plans to relocate its headquarters from Norfolk to Atlanta, lured by a multimillion dollar bond issue to help pay for a new downtown office tower.
Report: Former ‘Love & Hip Hop’ Star Benzino facing felony drug charges
Hip-hop producer Benzino was reportedly arrested last year on felony drug charges. According to TMZ, the former “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” star, 53, was arrested in January 2017, and charged with felony possession of THC oil gummies (22 grams), felony possession of 6 MDMA pills and misdemeanor posses
Georgia governor: Railroad company Norfolk Southern is moving its headquarters from Norfolk, Virginia, to Atlanta
ATLANTA — Georgia governor: Railroad company Norfolk Southern is moving its headquarters from Norfolk, Virginia, to Atlanta. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Police: Man shot, killed at Gwinnett County extended stay
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County Police are on the scene of a deadly shooting at an extended stay hotel. It happened at the Home Stay Suites in the 4300 block of Stone Mountain Highway in unincorporated Lilburn.
BREAKING: Early morning earthquake jolts Atlanta awake
Yes, Atlanta, that was an earthquake - likely one of the strongest we’ve experienced. Residents from across the metro area jolted awake may have wondered if they were imagining things, but the magnitude 4.4 event was real. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that it emanated from east Tennessee, whe
Fatal Shooting Launches Manhunt For 4-5 Masked Men
LILBURN, GA — Gwinnett County Police are looking for clues about an early Wednesday morning shooting by 4 to 5 masked men who could be armed. Shortly before 4 a.m. officers assigned to the South Precinct responded to a report of someone shot at the Homestay Suites at 4350 Stone Mountain Hwy in uninc
VIDEO: Smoking Hot Stripper Twerks Next to MLS Cup After Atlanta United's Win
Atlanta United FC won the MLS Cup in 2018 in just their second season in the league. They managed to fend off the Portland Timbers in the final in a 2-0 victory. The players were ecstatic with their performance, and decided to celebrate the victory in pretty extravagant fashion. The players took t
Suspect Identified In Deadly Hit And Run: Police
DULUTH, GA — The woman suspected in a fatal hit and run collision Tuesday night has been identified, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. The deceased in this case has been identified as Melissa Wheeler, 50, of Decatur. Next of kin notification has been made.
How common are earthquakes in Georgia?
Georgia has seen its fare share of thunderstorms and tornadoes, but many were shook when a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in central Tennessee woke them at 4:15 Wednesday morning. The quake was recorded near Decatur, Tenn., about 150 miles north of downtown Atlanta.
GUIDE: Places to find snow and fun near Atlanta this holiday season!
ATLANTA - More than just a song about the ones you used to know, a white Christmas can be magical. Snowflakes create the chance for snowball fights, fireside romance and everything in between. Living in Georgia, though, means a winter wonderland isn't very likely – and you might be stuck in traffic
Rapper Ty Dolla $ign indicted on drug charges in Atlanta
ATLANTA (AP) - Singer and rapper Ty Dolla $ign faces drug charges in Atlanta. Court records show a Fulton County grand jury indicted the 36-year-old musician on Nov. 30 on charges of felony possession of cocaine, felony possession of THC and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
2 cousins found shot dead in Georgia home: 'This has broken us totally apart'
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Two men were found shot to death in a Georgia home early Monday, police said. The men, identified as 33-year-old Michael Wigfall and 36-year-old Robert Collier, were lying on the ground in the DeKalb County home when police arrived about 1 a.m., according to an incident report o