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Former DeKalb principal Agnes Flanagan arraigned in cheating scandal

Former DeKalb principal Agnes Flanagan arraigned in cheating scandal

A former DeKalb County Schools principal is facing arraignment Monday in connection with a CRCT, or Criterion-Referenced Competency Test, cheating scandal.Prosecutors have accused Agnes Flanagan

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GBI: Volunteer Michael Clay facing charges for sending explicit photos to kids

GBI: Volunteer Michael Clay facing charges for sending explicit photos to kids

A volunteer coach is facing criminal charges after the Georgia Bureau of Investigation says he asked underage boys to send him explicit pictures. Investigators say Walton

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Man shot, killed at Gainesville soccer game

Man shot, killed at Gainesville soccer game

A man was gunned down during a fight at a soccer game in Gainesville, according to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.It happened shortly after 4

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Private bridge collapse at Cobb trailer park

Private bridge collapse at Cobb trailer park

The collapse of a small, private bridge is reported at a trailer park along Sandtown Road in Marietta.The collapse happened early Monday morning, shortly after

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Police: 7-year-old shot in northwest Atlanta

Police: 7-year-old shot in northwest Atlanta

Atlanta police are investigating the shooting of a 7-year-old boy. The child was playing outside when he was shot in the stomach at a home on

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Christopher P. Dona named as Army Ranger killed in parachute mishap

Christopher P. Dona named as Army Ranger killed in parachute mishap

The U.S. Army has identified a Ranger who died in an apparent parachuting mishap as a 21-year-old from Massachusetts. Pfc. Christopher P. Dona was found dead

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Missing Griffin man Devontavius McClain found dead in trunk in SW Atlanta

Missing Griffin man Devontavius McClain found dead in trunk in SW Atlanta

The man found in the trunk of a car an abandoned apartment complex on Brooks Avenue on Friday has been identified.The Fulton County Medical Examiner's

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Douglasville man Christopher James arrested in massive fraud case

Douglasville man Christopher James arrested in massive fraud case

A Douglas County man is behind bars after and elaborate scheme to steal thousands of dollars by using fraudulent checks and credit cards.Douglasville police says

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Man killed inside car was Morehouse student Joseph Gibbs

Man killed inside car was Morehouse student Joseph Gibbs

The man shot and killed inside his car was a Morehouse College student, the school’s president said Friday. Joseph Gibbs, 23, of Atlanta, died Thursday night

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DA: Chamique Holdsclaw pleads guilty in assault case

DA: Chamique Holdsclaw pleads guilty in assault case

Ex-WNBA player and Olympic gold medalist Chamique Holdsclaw has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an argument and shooting in November. Fulton County District Attorney Paul

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Thieves manufacture cards using stolen credit card info

Thieves manufacture cards using stolen credit card info

Thieves have come up with a way to steal your credit card without ever taking it out of your wallet.Gainesville Police Cpl. Keith Holbrook said

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Georgia convict Marcus Tillman arrested in Calif. after 4 years

Georgia convict Marcus Tillman arrested in Calif. after 4 years

Authorities in San Francisco say they have captured a fugitive and convicted child molester who fled his 2009 trial in Georgia. U.S. Marshal Don O'Keefe said

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Car crashes into CITGO gas pump in Gwinnett County

Car crashes into CITGO gas pump in Gwinnett County

A car slammed into a pump at a gas station in Gwinnett County on Friday.Authorities said that the driver of a Nissan Pathfinder lost control

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1 dead after double shooting near Morehouse College campus

1 dead after double shooting near Morehouse College campus

Two people were shot -- one fatally --  near the campus of Morehouse College on Thursday, Atlanta police said.   Investigators say a man was shot and

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NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit Cherokee County

NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit Cherokee County

  An EF-1 tornado struck Cherokee County during Thursday night's round of severe storms, the National Weather Service confirmed just before noon Friday. The EF-1 classification means

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Panel to weigh whether Tyrone Brooks should be suspended

Panel to weigh whether Tyrone Brooks should be suspended

Gov. Nathan Deal says he will appoint a panel Friday to decide whether indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks should immediately be suspended from office. Brooks, a

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Gunman opens fire on driver in southwest Atlanta

Gunman opens fire on driver in southwest Atlanta

Atlanta police say a driver was shot to death and his passenger was wounded after a gunman apparently approached their vehicle and fired multiple gunshots

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Video: Bank error shows Gwinnett woman Ann Wiley $300 million in debt

Video: Bank error shows Gwinnett woman Ann Wiley $300 million in debt

Ann Wiley of Gwinnett County, Georgia says that a series of bank errors landed her accounts $300 million in the red.

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Sandy Springs outages, closures; hard hit by storms

Sandy Springs outages, closures; hard hit by storms

Sandy Springs reports its City Hall is on a 10 a.m. delayed opening Friday. It lost power during Thursday night's storms and it has not

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Storms topple large trees in Cobb Co. subdivisions

Storms topple large trees in Cobb Co. subdivisions

Dozens and dozens of large trees once the pride of subdivisions in Marietta are now toppled onto homes, cars, driveways and streets after Thursday night's

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Rockmart man Michael Patterson paralyzed after diving into creek to rescue girl

Rockmart man Michael Patterson paralyzed after diving into creek to rescue girl

A Rockmart man is fighting for his life after saving a complete stranger. Authorities call Michael Patterson a hero after he selflessly dove into a

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Suspect  Marvin Bailey hides in attic with 3 children, wife lies to police

Suspect Marvin Bailey hides in attic with 3 children, wife lies to police

The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office says a mother lied to deputies as her suspect husband hid in an attic with her three children trying to

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Former officer Shane Ladner arrested; lied about Purple Heart honor

Former officer Shane Ladner arrested; lied about Purple Heart honor

  Former Holly Springs Police Officer Shane Ladner is under arrest Wednesday. Cherokee County Sheriff's detectives took him into custody shortly after noon, charging him with

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Thieves make off with $500,000 in jewelry in heist

Thieves make off with $500,000 in jewelry in heist

Police in Gwinnett County are searching for a man and a woman suspected of stealing more than $500,000 in jewelry during an armed robbery in

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Anna Hawkins: Local girl dies while car-surfing

Anna Hawkins: Local girl dies while car-surfing

The Georgia State Patrol said a student at Dawson County High School was fatally injured while riding on the roof of a friend's car late

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Student athlete Cyril Teal severely injured in Roswell crash

Student athlete Cyril Teal severely injured in Roswell crash

A Roswell teenager is hospitalized with severe injuries after police said a driver lost control of his car, left the road, and pinned the 17-year-old

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Atlanta airport shut down after electrical explosion

Atlanta airport shut down after electrical explosion

PASSENGERS were being allowed to return to their gates at Atlanta's airport after a small electrical explosion at a maintenance shop knocked out some power

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Federal indictments charge 2 North Augustans Pat Carroll, Courtney Carroll with Social Security fraud

Federal indictments charge 2 North Augustans Pat Carroll, Courtney Carroll with Social Security fraud

Two North Augusta residents are among a handful of people facing federal grand jury indictments, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said Wednesday.Pat Carroll, 55, and Courtney

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Authorities seek missing 30-year-old Conyers woman Joyce Elizabeth Reid

Authorities seek missing 30-year-old Conyers woman Joyce Elizabeth Reid

Authorities are looking for a missing 30-year-old Conyers woman.Police said that Joyce Elizabeth Reid left her home in Conyers on Tuesday and may have been

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Paramedics Teresa Davis, Randall Whiddon and patient killed in south Georgia ambulance wreck

Paramedics Teresa Davis, Randall Whiddon and patient killed in south Georgia ambulance wreck

Two paramedics and their patient were killed early Thursday when an ambulance collided with a jackknifing tractor-trailer on a south Georgia highway, authorities said. The crash

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