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JUST IN: 15-year-old shot, killed in southwest Atlanta
A 15-year-old was shot and killed inside a southwest Atlanta apartment complex Saturday morning, police said. The teenage boy, who has not been identified, was discovered dead inside a car in the parking lot of a complex along Mount Zion Road, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Georgia Ranks as One of Most Sinful States in US
A research group has ranked the top-ten “Most Sinful States” in the United States, and Georgia made the top-ten list. Wallet Hub ranked the Peach State as the 7th most sinful state in the country.
Fulton County restaurant inspection scores
• Alpine Bakery, 12315 Crabapple Road, Alpharetta. 90/A. • Bagel Boys Café, 6355 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. 91/A. • Louisiana Bistreaux, 1375 Virginia Ave., East Point. 92/A.
Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly
An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.
Republican lawmaker files hate crimes bill for Georgia
A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers has signed on to a measure that would take Georgia off the list of the last five states in the nation without a hate crimes law. House Bill 426 would impose heightened penalties for crimes committed “because of the individual’s belief or perception” regarding the
Man found beaten to death in southeast Atlanta
ATLANTA - Neighbors say they are worried for their safety after they say someone beat a man to death by a gas station in southeast Atlanta. Police found a 52-year-old man dead on Boulevard Street around 9 a.m. Friday. Investigators believe he died from blunt force trauma to the head.
Atlanta rapper T.I.'s sister, Precious Harris, dies after serious car crash
Precious Harris, sister of Atlanta rapper T.I., has died, a family member confirmed to Channel 2 Action News. T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., halted work on his VH1 show “Family Hustle” last week after his sister was involved in a car crash in Atlanta and taken to the hospital.
The banking capital that Georgia lawmakers created -- in Charlotte
Last year, Wayne Garner was in downtown Charlotte with his old friend and partner Charlie Watts, admiring the skyline. “I looked around and told Charlie, ‘They ought to put up a statue to you and me here,” said Garner, a former Georgia lawmaker. “At the time, we were trying to do the right thing. Bu
R. Kelly turns himself in to police on sexual abuse charges involving minors
COOK COUNTY, Ill. - Just hours after singer R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving four minors, he turned himself in to Chicago police. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Friday night that Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, was arrested at a preci
MAGA-Capped Teen, New Stop Arm Law, Payless Closing: GA Top News
It was a busy week of news around Georgia, with stories such as a powerhouse Atlanta attorney takes up the case of MAGA-capped teen, donations sought for war vet and deputy needing a liver transplant, the new school stop arm law, Payless stores closing and child-molesting psychologist sentenced to 4
Body found in Lee County creek identified as Georgia woman
LEE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Lee County Coroner Bill Harris has identified a woman whose body was found in a Lee County creek Friday afternoon. Amy Katherine Hagler, 47, of Columbus, Georgia, was identified as the woman found.
Teenager Killed in Shooting at Atlanta Apartment Complex
Police officials said that a teenager was shot to death at an apartment complex in Atlanta, Georgia early Feb. 23. The shooting took place at the Crystal Apartments in southwest Atlanta just before 5 a.m.
South Fulton products advance to final round of state-wide contest
Three products from south Fulton that have made it to the final round of UGA’s 2019 Flavor of Georgia contest. The south Fulton products represented in the annual contest this year include Hibiscus Kombucha by FreshKiss Tea in Fairburn, Phenomenal Cosmic Strawberry Jam by Fairywood Thicket Farm in F
Two local students earn Faculty Honors at Georgia Tech
ATLANTA, GA (02/22/2019)– The following students earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for Fall 2018 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.
What Georgians Are Reading: Airport battles, THC Rice Krispy treats, and R. Kelly
Georgia has more than 100 news organizations statewide that work hard to keep Georgians informed, entertained and educated about the issues and events that surround them. Many of these organizations have websites that list their most popular stories. Looking at these stories can give us a good idea
Georgia students face discipline for sharing tainted food
ATLANTA (AP) - Five Georgia middle school students face disciplinary action for sharing drug-tainted food with other students on Valentine's Day. WSB-TV reports Fulton County School officials said Friday the students could eventually be suspended or expelled while school officials determine whether
Poor people in Atlanta gain access to fresh foods
In 2018, over two million Georgians including about 500,000 children lived in a food desert or a food swamp. So, what does that mean, what exactly is a food desert and food swamp?
Police searching for missing and endangered runaway from Georgia
The Brunswick Police Department asked the community for help in locating a missing and endangered runaway. Alyssa Paige was last seen near the downtown Brunswick area on Friday.
Georgia Division of Family and Children Services accepting State of Hope designated sites
ATLANTA — Building on the statewide momentum created by an initial round of applications, the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has begun accepting round two for potential State of Hope designated sites.
JUST IN: 2 taken to hospital after crash shuts down I-285 in Clayton County
A wreck on I-285 in Clayton County sent two people to the hospital after they were trapped in their car, authorities said Friday. Just after 4 p.m., the multicar crash on the outer loop shut down the interstate near Riverdale Road, according to College Park police. It’s unclear how many cars were in