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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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Cartersville humane society director Brian Canty arrested

Cartersville humane society director Brian Canty arrested

The director of the humane society in Cartersville faces a simple battery charge after a volunteer claimed he touched her inappropriately.Bartow County sheriff's deputies arrested

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Suspected Dunwoody pill mill doctor Nisar Piracha due in court today

Suspected Dunwoody pill mill doctor Nisar Piracha due in court today

Federal agents arrested a doctor and three other people in a raid of a suspected pain clinic in Dunwoody on Wednesday.Drug Enforcement Agency and DeKalb

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Jackson County man Marty Reeves arrested for shooting deaths of woman, teen son

Jackson County man Marty Reeves arrested for shooting deaths of woman, teen son

A woman and her 13-year-old son were found dead in a Jackson County home Wednesday morning, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.The victims were

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Dekalb police arrest Pharoh Swindle in murder of cab driver

Dekalb police arrest Pharoh Swindle in murder of cab driver

Police say good old-fashion police work lead to the arrest of 19-year-old man in the shooting dead of a cab driver early Friday morning in

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Oconee man Talmadge Powell arrested in murder of Waffle House waitress Misty Michelle Myrick

Oconee man Talmadge Powell arrested in murder of Waffle House waitress Misty Michelle Myrick

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the murder of a Waffle House waitress. Talmadge Edward Powell, 78, of Lavista Road in Athens,

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Police ID cab driver found dead in Avondale Estates as Dedrick Darcelin, 42

Police ID cab driver found dead in Avondale Estates as Dedrick Darcelin, 42

Police have identified a cab driver who was shot and killed early Friday morning in DeKalb County. Police have identified the victim as Dedrick Darcelin. County

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Paulding County man Christopher Michael Smith accused of rape, arrested

Paulding County man Christopher Michael Smith accused of rape, arrested

A man accused of using a job posting on Craigslist to lure a woman to his house and rape her has been arrested. Paulding County Sheriff's

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Cobb man Derrick Brown accused of setting off explosive at apartment pool

Cobb man Derrick Brown accused of setting off explosive at apartment pool

Cobb County police have arrested a man accused of setting off a homemade explosive at an apartment complex pool area.According to a police report, Derrick

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Marine describes four-day wait at VA hospital

Marine describes four-day wait at VA hospital

A local Marine said he left the embattled Atlanta VA medical center after days of waiting for a necessary procedure.  "I've just had enough. I

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Police: Car thief abandons stolen SUV with child inside

Police: Car thief abandons stolen SUV with child inside

Atlanta police say they're searching for a man who stole a mother's SUV with her 4-year-old child in the back seat on Thursday morning.  The

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Hall Co. teacher Tony Ray Wilson accused of exposing himself to co-worker

Hall Co. teacher Tony Ray Wilson accused of exposing himself to co-worker

A local teacher has resigned after being accused of exposing himself to a female co-worker at a Hall County high school.Tony Ray Wilson, 47, is

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Police: Stockbridge man John Wesley Morgan, Jr shoots, kills elderly father

Police: Stockbridge man John Wesley Morgan, Jr shoots, kills elderly father

Henry County police say a man shot and killed his 79-year-old father in Stockbridge on Wednesday.Police say the victim, John Wesley Morgan, got into a

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Morehouse athlete Chukwudi Ndudikwa accused of rape submits DNA test

Morehouse athlete Chukwudi Ndudikwa accused of rape submits DNA test

One of the Morehouse basketball players charged with raping a student is taking an extraordinary step to clear his name. Chukwudi Ndudikwa, 22, has

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Teen Enrique Vallues charged in Fayette County burglary

Teen Enrique Vallues charged in Fayette County burglary

A Fulton County teenager is charged in a burglary in Fayette County.Deputies say Enrique Vallues broke into a home on Milam Road earlier this month.Officers

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D'souza family accused of embezzling $2 million from dental practice

D'souza family accused of embezzling $2 million from dental practice

A Lawrenceville family is charged with stealing more than $2 million from one of their employers, a dental company in Sandy Springs. Investigators say while

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Atlanta man Jon-Christopher Sowells arrested during BMW test drive

Atlanta man Jon-Christopher Sowells arrested during BMW test drive

A man who went car shopping in Gwinnett County ended up in jail during a test drive. Jon-Christopher Sowells had just driven a BMW out

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Islamic Center sign in Alpharetta vandalized

Islamic Center sign in Alpharetta vandalized

  Members of the metro area's Muslim community are outraged after a vandal targeted their community center. The entrance sign to the Islamic Center of North

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Fayetteville man Terry Davis charged in stabbing death of ex-girlfriend

Fayetteville man Terry Davis charged in stabbing death of ex-girlfriend

A man is accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death in Fayetteville.Fayette County deputies responded to a disturbance call on Friday, where they discovered 29-year-old

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Athens groom Erick Lamar Stevens accused of punching new bride

Athens groom Erick Lamar Stevens accused of punching new bride

An Athens groom is accused of punching his new bride after their wedding reception.The Athens-Banner Herald reports that police say Erick Stevens dragged his new

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Michael Parson: Man who shot wife 8 times gets 35-year sentence

Michael Parson: Man who shot wife 8 times gets 35-year sentence

A judge has sentenced Michael Parson to the maximum of 35 years in jail for the attempted murder of his wife.  During an emotional sentencing

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Tax preparer Thessia Carpenter  charged with stealing $200K from state

Tax preparer Thessia Carpenter charged with stealing $200K from state

A local tax preparer is in jail, accused of cheating the state out of at least $100,000. Investigators at the Department of Revenue started looking

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Plane Debris Falls on Georgia Woman's House, Walmart

Plane Debris Falls on Georgia Woman's House, Walmart

A Georgia woman said she is thankful to be alive after a 20-foot section of a 747 cargo plane's wing fell off before part of

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Police: Women use checks stolen during fatal shooting of Jerrick Jackson

Police: Women use checks stolen during fatal shooting of Jerrick Jackson

Surveillance images capture women who, police believe, used checks stolen during a fatal shooting.Atlanta police have spent weeks looking for the gunmen who killed 46-year-old

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Ga. man John S. Kristofak pleads guilty in death of estranged wife

Ga. man John S. Kristofak pleads guilty in death of estranged wife

A metro Atlanta man has pleaded guilty in the death of his estranged wife and has been sentenced to life in prison. John S. Kristofak pleaded

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Police seek suspect Jacobe Gilbert in shooting of 8-year-old girl

Police seek suspect Jacobe Gilbert in shooting of 8-year-old girl

Atlanta police say they are getting closer to finding the gunman who shot an 8-year-old girl.It all happened while she was lying in her bedroom

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Decatur woman Angela Riley suffers brain injury in hit-and-run

Decatur woman Angela Riley suffers brain injury in hit-and-run

A 25-year-old Decatur woman is being treated at Shepherd Center after being critically injured by a hit-and-run driver in Nashville, Tennessee. Angela Riley went to

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