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BREAKING: 1 killed in Clayton County motel shooting

One person was shot and killed Friday night outside a motel in Jonesboro, Clayton County police said. The shooting occurred at the Woods Motel on Main Street, Clayton County police Sgt. Ashanti Marbury said in a statement. "It appears that the victim and suspect were involved in a brief verbal alt


Hackers are holding the city of Atlanta's computer systems for ransom, causing massive outages - and anyone who has conducted business with the city is at risk

A ransomware attack on the city of Atlanta's government created outages for many consumer-facing and internal applications, putting "everyone who has done business" with the city at risk, according to a report from NBC's Atlanta affiliate WXIA.The hackers are demanding a bitcoin payment of $6,800 to

BUSINESSINSIDER.SG - 2018-03-23 16:14:39

Bobby V being investigated for rape in metro Atlanta

R&B crooner Bobby V has gotten entangled in another odious sexual scandal, and this time law enforcement officials in suburban Atlanta are investigating him for allegations of rape. According to TMZ, the alleged sexual assault took place last weekend in Cobb County, Georgia, a suburban area immediat

ROLLINGOUT.COM - 2018-03-23 11:57:18

Couple indicted, accused of killing Publix employee and leaving her near Waffle House

A couple accused of killing a Publix employee and leaving her body behind a Waffle House in south Fulton County last year has been indicted on murder charges, the Fulton County District Attorney's Office said in a statement Friday. Jared Kemp, 19, and girlfriend De'asia Page, 18, each face charges

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-23 21:50:33

APD will no longer respond to shoplifting calls in parts of Atlanta

ATLANTA - A new move by the Atlanta Police Department has many small businesses feeling vulnerable. The department announced earlier this week that due to a recent uptick in crimes across Zone 2, which encompasses the Buckhead area, the department will not be dispatching officers to shoplifting cal

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-03-24 00:55:08

APD admits mishandling case of missing airport worker later found in the Yellow River

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Atlanta Police Department is admitting it mishandled the missing persons case of an airport worker with autism later found dead in the Yellow River. The last known video of Shanequa Sullivan alive shows her apparently trying, but failing, to enter the airport MARTA station at th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-24 00:11:00

Michael Vick finds new way to earn extra cash after 'Atlanta' cameo

Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick during pregame before the Falcons game against the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome. (USA Today Sports via Reuters) An appearance on FX's hit show "Atlanta" has given former NFL superstar Michael Vick a new way of earning some cash. Vick briefl

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-23 12:26:01

Thousands of tires dumped in Union City subdivision

UNION CITY, Ga. - Police have identified a suspect in relation to thousands of tires being dumped outside a local subdivision. According to police, Donald Leverette also has several other outstanding warrants for his arrest throughout metro Atlanta for same offense. Most recently, thousands of tires

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-22 17:29:00

Woman added to Atlanta police 'most wanted' list for alleged robbery

A woman was recently added to the Atlanta Police Department's "most wanted" list on a robbery charge related to an alleged confrontation with another woman last year. The victim told APD that her vehicle and purse had been taken by her child's father's new girlfriend after a physical dispute, accor


Authorities: Suspects ran illegal care home, threatened and abused disabled residents

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. -- Deputies in Rockdale County are on the lookout for two people they believe were running an illegal personal care home to exploit disabled women. According to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, 45-year-old Tomeka Moses Williams is wanted for running the home at 323 Rodgers

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-22 18:18:00

Cyber attack hits Atlanta computers | 'Everyone who has done business' with city may be at risk

ATLANTA - In a story first reported by 11Alive, city of Atlanta computers have been cyber attacked by ransomware that has encrypted some personal and financial data. "We don't know the extent of the attack," said Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms in a Thursday afternoon press conference. New Atlant

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-22 18:31:00

Cobb cops: Atlanta R&B singer Bobby V suspected of rape

Cobb County police confirmed Thursday that Atlanta R&B singer Bobby V is a suspect in a rape investigation. Sgt. Wayne Delk, county police spokesman, said the report came in early Monday accusing the singer, whose real name is Bobby Wilson. READ | White Instagram star from Cobb who claims to be blac

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-22 22:02:16

1,000 tires dumped behind metro Atlanta subdivision, police say

Police are searching for a man they say dumped more than 1,000 tires behind a Union City subdivision where homes run as high as $500,000. Several warrants have been issued across metro Atlanta for the arrest of 34-year-old Donald Leverette, Channel 2 Action News reported. According to the news stat


'What do I say? What's the plan?' Police testify in Tex McIver murder trial

ATLANTA - Several police officers who responded to Diane McIver's fatal shooting took the stand on Day 8 in the murder trial of her husband, Tex McIver. Tex McIver is accused of intentionally killing his wife, Diane, on Sept. 25, 2016, who died after being shot in the back with a handgun while in th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-22 22:49:00

Fayetteville Waffle House hit by armed robber at midnight

Fayetteville police are looking for an armed man who stole money from the register at the Fayetteville Waffle House on Ga. Highway 85 North on March 14. Above, video surveillance catches armed robbery suspect pointing what looks like a handgun. Photo/Fayetteville P.D. Fayetteville Police Department


'Taxi Cab Bandit' bank robber gets 14 years in prison

ATLANTA - A bank robber was sentenced to 14 years in prison for robbing five metro-Atlanta banks. During the metro-Atlanta robberies, Rondell Muwwakkil would pass notes to the tellers demanding they give him small bills. "Muwwakkil never cared about the terror he caused when robbing these banks," sa


Identity thief on the loose in south metro

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga.--Fayetteville police Wednesday warned that an identity thief has made purchases with other people's money in several area jurisdictions. Police say the thief has used stolen identities in Fayetteville, Mableton, Austell, Smyrna, Kennesaw, Atlanta and Henry County since December. H


Henry Co. teacher charged with enticing, inappropriately touching student expected in court

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - A teacher who was arrested and charged with sending a student a Snapchat message asking him to "send nudes" is expected in court on Wednesday for a bond and arraignment hearing. Ryan Harvey, 24, was indicted in front of a Grand Jury on Friday, March 9, with one count of sexual ass


Florida teacher leaves 4-year-old home alone while she buys marijuana, deputies say

Marsha Dolce, 26, was arrested Saturday on charges of child neglect and marijuana possession, according to a Polk County Sheriff's Office news release. Deputies responded to a Davenport apartment complex Saturday morning and found a 4-year-old child crying outside, wearing only a T-shirt and underwe


Former Atlanta Hawks employee: I was discriminated against for being a white woman

A former Atlanta Hawks employee claims that being a white woman made her a target for discrimination by the organization - so much so that she was terminated when she brought her concerns to human resources. Margo Kline has filed a lawsuit against the Atlanta-based basketball team demanding a jury t