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Authorities confirm body found on NM compound that of missing Clayton County boy

Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, the boy’s father, was charged after authorities discovered eleven children and three women living in horrible conditions inside the compound. Authorities found Abdul-ghani’s remains a few days later.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-16 22:29:03

Atlanta grandmother fatally shot in head while driving home | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Beverly Jenkins, 49, was driving her minivan home around 12:30 a.m. after working her shift at the City of Refuge, where she worked helping homeless mothers, Channel 2 Action News reported.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-15 23:10:00

JUST IN: Woman, child killed in car accident in Fulton County, police confirm

A woman and a child died after a car wreck in Fulton County Thursday afternoon, police confirmed.The accident occurred on Fulton Industrial Boulevard near Campbellton Road around 5:30 p.m., Fulton County police Lt. Scott McBride told Channel 2 Action News.


Aretha Franklin, Queen Of Soul, Has Died

Franklin canceled planned concerts earlier this year after she was ordered by her doctor to stay off the road and rest up. She was originally scheduled to perform on her 76th birthday in March in Newark, New Jersey, and at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in April.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-16 09:01:57

Cause of death released for airport worker found dead in river

Grainy surveillance videoshows her last known steps - trying to get home from her job at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. A boater found her body in the Yellow River a month later.Lead investigator on the case for the Newton County Sheriff’s Office Jeff Alexander once told 11Alive that evid

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-16 20:45:02

Crews battling two-alarm fire in Downtown Atlanta building

ATLANTA- Atlanta Fire and rescue crews are on the scene of a fire in the old Southern Railway Building in downtown Atlanta.The two-alarm fire broke out on the fourth floor of the building.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-16 20:22:00

Inmates use drainpipe to escape jail

LaGRANGE, GA-- Two men escaped from a county jail overnight – and the manner of their escape is raising some eyebrows. It happened in Troup County, southwest of Atlanta about halfway to Columbus. Investigators say the inmates cut a hole into a ceiling in their cellblock, then escaped to the roof.The

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-16 21:18:38

A Georgia thief made off with a tractor trailer filled with $98,000 worth of ramen noodles

A trailer filled with $98,000 worth of noodles has been stolen in Fayetteville, Georgia.The trailer was stolen from a Chevron gas station sometime between July 25 and August 1.The driver had received permission from the owner of the gas station to leave his truck there for several days.However, when

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Atlanta charity worker fatally shot in head while driving home

Beverly Jenkins, 49, was driving her minivan home around 12:30 a.m. after working her shift at the City of Refuge, where she worked helping homeless mothers, Channel 2 Action News reported.


Delays remain on I-20 WB after crash involving tractor-trailer

A second crash on I-285 eastbound at I-75, also involving a tractor trailer, blocked all lanes for a short while Wednesday. Lanes have now reopened, but heavy delays remain.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-16 09:19:23

The 14 best hospitals in Georgia, according to US News

To determine the top Georgia hospitals, part of its “Best Regional Hospitals” breakdown, U.S. News analysts identified the institutions that were either nationally ranked in one of 12 specialties, had three or more high-performing ratings in a specialty or three or more ratings in the nine procedure


Woman Refuses to Get Off Spirit Airlines Flight, Forces Everyone Else to Deplane

A woman filmed herself refusing to get off of a Spirit Airlines flight out of Atlanta, Georgia, on May 1, causing the cabin crew to have all the other passengers deplane. A week later, her Facebook Live had racked up nearly 3 million views.Safira Allen cited a series of unconfirmed incidents includi


McDonald’s to invest millions in modernizing 280 Atlanta restaurants

McDonald’s plans to spend $170 million modernizing its restaurants in Georgia, including nearly three-quarters of the ones located in Atlanta.The company said 280 restaurants in Atlanta will undergo the renovations, as part of the company’s overall goal of improving customer experience.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-15 16:38:00

'Who did this to her?' Friends, coworkers mourn non-profit worker left to die

But early Sunday morning, Jenkins became the victim on violence, something her friends couldn't fathom.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-16 02:20:22

FORSYTH SWAT STANDOFF: SWAT on scene at townhome community; 911 caller says he's being held hostage

@JasonDurdenWSBis keeping a close eye from the sky on this developing SWAT situation in Forsyth County. Law enforcement has descended on a townhome, where earlier today a man claimed he was being held hostage.pic.twitter.com/ZBSITPXBZD— Michael Seiden (@SeidenWSBTV)August 14, 2018


4 sought for questioning in Midtown murder

Atlanta Police DepartmentAtlanta police are asking for the public's help to locate, from top left, Antonio Evans, Maranda Hobby, Leslie Myhand and Tiffany Price.


Sheriff's office to release new information on dismembered body found | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. -Bartow County Sheriff's deputies are expected to release the name of a person who's body was found in a landfill.The dismembered body was found Monday in the Bartow County Landfill off Allatoona Dam Road.News Chopper 2 was on the grisly scene as crews sifted through garbage to se

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-15 14:42:00

Clayton County Sheriff arrest 25, names 4

JONESBORO — Clayton County Sheriff’s deputies and Clayton County Police rounded up 25 fugitives in what Sheriff Victor Hill, a Batman fan, called “Operation Judgement of the Dark Knight.”

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-08-15 19:39:00

Body of Atlanta man found, friend missing off Tybee Island

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga.- One man is dead and another is still missing after three swimmers got distressed off Tybee Island, police say.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-15 19:41:49

Trailer filled with $98,000 worth of ramen noodles stolen

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — A trailer filled with nearly $100,000 worth of ramen noodles was stolen from a gas station 30 miles south of Atlanta, according toWAGA.

FOX5SANDIEGO.COM - 2018-08-15 14:18:26