Manhunt on after Clayton County officer seriously injured by fleeing vehicle

Manhunt on after Clayton County officer seriously injured by fleeing vehicle

The man accused of hitting a Clayton County police officer has an extensive criminal record that includes four prior sentences in Georgia state prisons. And

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Georgia judge Shirley Wise enters guilty pleas, resigns

Georgia judge Shirley Wise enters guilty pleas, resigns

A South Georgia judge pleaded guilty to three felony charges Wednesday and became the states eighth jurist to leave office this year after being investigated

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Woman fatally shot, husband hurt in Henry home invasion

A home invasion in Henry County left a woman fatally shot and her husband hospitalized, police said Saturday. The shootings occurred in the 600 block of

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Alleged Newton County child molesters arrested in Florida

Alleged Newton County child molesters arrested in Florida

One of two Newton County fugitives accused of molesting a 5-year-old girl and arrested Sunday in Florida was released from jail on lesser charges days

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Poll: Trust the big roadblock to regional solutions

Poll: Trust the big roadblock to regional solutions

Metro Atlanta residents want to tackle the region’s mobility crisis — and they’re willing to pay to do it, a new poll commissioned by The

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Massive manhunt for Newton men wanted on child molestation charges

Massive manhunt for Newton men wanted on child molestation charges

A massive manhunt is under way in the woods of Newton County for a pair of men accused of molesting a 5-year-old girl. Donald Mac Brown

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Girl, 5, remains critical after family pit bull attack

A 5-year-old Spalding County girl remained in critical condition Thursday after she was attacked by her familys dog, according to police. Wednesday afternoon, Lilly Goodson was

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Witness: Man in wheelchair shot woman he claimed was trying to run over him

Witness: Man in wheelchair shot woman he claimed was trying to run over him

A man in a wheelchair charged with shooting a woman to death at a Macon gas station told a witness he thought the woman was

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Georgia couple Robert and Lendene Dendy’s deaths called murder-suicide

Georgia couple Robert and Lendene Dendy’s deaths called murder-suicide

Newton County authorities are calling a double fatal shooting Monday night a murder-suicide. Robert and Lendene Dendy were found shot inside their home in the 200

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No charges expected after missing toddler found safe

The Atlanta toddler reported missing by his mother was found safe Thursday night, according to police. But it wasn’t immediately known where the child had

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Duluth company recalls chicken nuggets

A Duluth company is recalling 35,800 pounds of chicken nuggets and patties and warning consumers that the products may contain pieces of plastic. Suzanna’s Kitchen and

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Clayton student Jalen Ricks killed in shootout with cops identified

Clayton student Jalen Ricks killed in shootout with cops identified

A 19-year-old student has been identified as the alleged shooter killed in an exchange of gunfire with Clayton County sheriff’s deputies early Thursday near Jonesboro

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Bicyclist Rafee Ahed Grant-Mahi hit, killed by vehicle in Union City

Bicyclist Rafee Ahed Grant-Mahi hit, killed by vehicle in Union City

UNION CITY, Ga. - Police say a man was struck and killed while riding his bicycle in Union City early Friday morning The accident happened around

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Arrest made in death of Atlanta businessman Terry Porter

Arrest made in death of Atlanta businessman Terry Porter

A suspect was arrested Tuesday in the fatal shooting of an Atlanta businessman last month. Ladarius Hardy was taken into custody in Conyers by the U.S.

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Police arrest couple in Occupy takeover of house

Police arrest couple in Occupy takeover of house

The couple who last week moved into a foreclosed home in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh community was arrested Wednesday afternoon, according to Atlanta police. APD spokesman Carlos Campos

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Students overcome by carbon monoxide at Atlanta school

Students overcome by carbon monoxide at Atlanta school

One by one, the youngsters started raising their hands, saying they didnt feel well. One student in the elementary school had a headache, another felt

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No classes Tuesday at Finch Elementary

No classes Tuesday at Finch Elementary

Finch Elementary School teachers and students moved to a middle school Tuesday, a day after dozens were sickened by carbon monoxide poisoning. Atlanta Public Schools announced

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Two officers hurt during chase of carjacking suspect

Two officers hurt during chase of carjacking suspect

Two police officers were injured Tuesday morning chasing a carjacking suspect in south Fulton County. Union City police spokeswoman Gloria Hodgson told the AJC that the

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Fleeing motorcyclist survives crash with Cobb cop

Fleeing motorcyclist survives crash with Cobb cop

Luck was on the side of a motorcyclist fleeing police Friday night in Cobb County. Police told Georgia Newsday that the officer chased the motorcyclist after

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Emory president, students ‘disappointed’ in talks over cuts

Emory president, students ‘disappointed’ in talks over cuts

Emory University President Jim Wagner met with a handful of students Friday afternoon to discuss their frustrations over the college phasing out some academic programs. The

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DeKalb sweep focuses on code violations

DeKalb sweep focuses on code violations

As Stonecrest Mall filled with holiday shoppers and I-20 hummed with commuters Friday morning, DeKalb County code enforcement officers swarmed a nearby neighborhood. Moving house to

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Cops: Thieves go on perfume spree with stolen credit cards

Cops: Thieves go on perfume spree with stolen credit cards

Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a pair of suspects alleged to have used stolen credit cards to purchase nearly $2,000 worth of make-up

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Regulators sue Loudermilk, other insiders at failed Buckhead Community Bank

Regulators sue Loudermilk, other insiders at failed Buckhead Community Bank

Federal regulators have sued nine former insiders of the failed Buckhead Community Bank, including its founder, rent-to-own retail pioneer Charlie Loudermilk, claiming gross negligence in

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Authorities looking for suspect in 4 bank robberies

Authorities looking for suspect in 4 bank robberies

The man who robbed a Snellville bank Monday is the same person responsible for three other armed bank robberies in the past five weeks, authorities

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Fund established for family of Cumming man Jeffery Lane McBryant killed while hunting

What was supposed to be a quick hunting trip turned tragic when a Forsyth County man died and his son was injured when the two

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Fayette spends $225,000 fighting election changes

Fayette County’s fight to preserve its election system has turned into a costly legal battle that voting rights attorneys say Fayette won’t likely win. Records obtained

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Six suspects arrested in gambling ring

Six suspects arrested in gambling ring

Six suspects were arrested in an illegal gambling ring Friday afternoon, Clayton County police said. Search warrants were executed simultaneously at three businesses as authorities closed

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Emory students vote to end occupation

Emory students vote to end occupation

Emory University students who occupied an administration building to protest cuts to programs and staff agreed to end their occupation after a meeting Tuesday with

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Cops: Man shot by officers had 2 guns, drugs

Cops: Man shot by officers had 2 guns, drugs

The man shot and killed Tuesday night by Gwinnett County officers was holding a loaded revolver, had another loaded .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun at his

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Cobb County high school student Morgan Lide dies during study abroad

Cobb County high school student Morgan Lide dies during study abroad

A Cobb County high school senior drowned over the weekend while in a study abroad program in Indonesia. Morgan Lide, of Marietta, attended Wheeler High School

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