Gwinnett couple Oluyemisi and Olufemi Afuape accused of cheating Medicaid

Gwinnett couple Oluyemisi and Olufemi Afuape accused of cheating Medicaid

A Gwinnett County couple was indicted Wednesday for Medicaid fraud and conspiracy to defraud the state of Georgia. Oluyemisi and Olufemi Afuape were both accused of

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2 shot during deli robbery in SW Atlanta

Two employees were shot during a business robbery in southwest Atlanta on Thursday afternoon, Atlanta police said. Authorities responded to the incident at the American Deli

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Georgia House Republicans not backing off tax pledge

WASHINGTON While some of their GOP brethren might be waffling, Georgia’s U.S. House Republicans said they have no intention of breaking the no-new-taxes pledge that has

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Cobb County man Bradley Dean Almy killed by officer had prior DUI arrests

Cobb County man Bradley Dean Almy killed by officer had prior DUI arrests

The Cobb County man killed by police after his erratic drive near Perimeter Mall was due in court next week on charges related to a

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Georgia mom Natalie Nation, son choked to death, suspect Brandon Williams arrested

Georgia mom Natalie Nation, son choked to death, suspect Brandon Williams arrested

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police say a man has been arrested after a Gwinnett County mother and her 2 year-old child were strangled during a

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Woman gets life in prison for killing boyfriend Dionte Bradley

Woman gets life in prison for killing boyfriend Dionte Bradley

A 27-year-old woman was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting her boyfriend, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard’s office announced Friday. Tacomsi

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Fulton Co. watches sex offenders in real time

It is a sad statistic in which Fulton County leads the state. “We have to monitor the largest number of sex offenders within Fulton County,” Sgt.

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Gwinnett to upgrade traffic monitoring system

An upgrade to Gwinnett Countys traffic control center will allow motorists to better monitor traffic at the countys major intersections. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners

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Gwinnett bribery figure asks to delay prison date

Carl Cain, a key figure in a Gwinnett County bribery scandal, has asked a federal judge to delay his prison reporting date until next month. Cain

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Duluth police release image of bank robbery suspect

Duluth police release image of bank robbery suspect

Duluth police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a bank robbery suspect. The man robbed the Fifth Third Bank located inside of Kroger on Peachtree

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Feds: Union City firefighter Justin Corley downloaded child porn at work

A Union City firefighter downloaded and shared child porn while working, federal prosecutors said Friday. Justin Corley, 32, of Newnan, is charged with one count of

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Court halts Dunwoody park trail

Court halts Dunwoody park trail

A DeKalb County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Thursday, halting work on a planned multiuse trail in Dunwoody’s Brook Run Park. The petition was

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Forman to lead James Weldon Johnson Institute at Emory

Forman to lead James Weldon Johnson Institute at Emory

Tyrone Forman, a sociology professor at Emory University, was recently named director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference. Forman

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Police release photo of DeKalb home robbery suspect

Police release photo of DeKalb home robbery suspect

DeKalb County police released a photo of a home burglary suspect Friday. The male suspect was photographed burglarizing a home in the 3200 block of Kings

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Proposed tax hike generates little reaction in DeKalb

Proposed tax hike generates little reaction in DeKalb

The prospect of paying more taxes on her Stone Mountain home next year doesn’t trouble Viola Davis. That’s unusual, considering the registered nurse has long led

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Officials: No signs of trauma to baby found dead

Authorities said Friday that the preliminary autopsy report on a newborn infant found dead in the woods near Mableton shows no signs of trauma, although

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Ex-corrections officer Kenneth Holsey accused of accepting bribe

A former corrections officer at the U.S. penitentiary in Atlanta was arraigned Monday on federal charges that he accepted a bribe and smuggled contraband in

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Mom’s boyfriend Kemra Nesta Matthew accused of killing 2-year-old

Mom’s boyfriend Kemra Nesta Matthew accused of killing 2-year-old

A Clayton County man already jailed for allegedly causing severe injuries to a child is now accused of killing another child, police said Thursday. Kemra Nesta

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Qualifying ends for open legislative seats, including Rogers’

Fifteen candidates have qualified for three open legislative seats in a Jan. 8 special election, including state Senate District 21, which former Senate Majority Leader

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$10K reward offered in T-Mobile store robberies

$10K reward offered in T-Mobile store robberies

Police in three metro counties hope a $10,000 reward will help identify the duo believed responsible for a string of cell phone store robberies. Crime Stoppers

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S. Fulton fire burns old county building

S. Fulton fire burns old county building

A massive fire Thursday morning heavily damaged an abandoned county building burned near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The old Fulton County Public Safety Training Academy was

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Charges pending against alleged Griffin cop shooter

Charges are pending against the man accused of shooting a Griffin police lieutenant in the head, police said Thursday. The shooting suspect remained in critical condition,

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Connecticut woman Ebony McRae-Curley killed, 5 hurt in Atlanta valet parking accident

Connecticut woman Ebony McRae-Curley killed, 5 hurt in Atlanta valet parking accident

Police say a woman is dead and five others injured after a valet driver plowed into a group of pedestrians near a restaurant in Midtown

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Student Morgan Lide died while living her dream studying abroad

Student Morgan Lide died while living her dream studying abroad

Traveling to Indonesia was just the beginning of what Morgan Lide had planned. The 17-year-old Cobb County girl wanted to travel the world, learn another culture

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Brenda Rose VanCleve: Widow of suspected drug dealer charged with intent to distribute

Brenda Rose VanCleve: Widow of suspected drug dealer charged with intent to distribute

The widow of a suspected drug dealer who was fatally shot after allegedly pointing a pepper spray container at police was arrested Tuesday and charged

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Parapro Marvin Shane Pilcher accused of sexual battery against a student

Parapro Marvin Shane Pilcher accused of sexual battery against a student

A middle school teachers assistant was charged Wednesday with sexual battery against a minor, according to the Forsyth County Sheriffs Office. Marvin Shane Pilcher, 26, was

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Fire damages Atlanta apartment complex

Fire damages Atlanta apartment complex

Fire heavily damaged several units of an apartment complex in southwest Atlanta Wednesday morning. The fire broke out around 6:20 a.m. at a two-story building on

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Terrorist suspects arrested in Atlanta, Augusta

Terrorist suspects arrested in Atlanta, Augusta

A terrorism suspect was arrested at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Tuesday as he allegedly tried to board a flight to North Africa in a plan

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Police hope surveillance cameras help solve Underground Atlanta shooting

Police hope surveillance cameras help solve Underground Atlanta shooting

Police believe an argument between acquaintances ended in deadly gunfire Tuesday night and investigators hope surveillance cameras may offer clues to a shooting death at

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12-12-12 a day to remember for Atlantans

12-12-12 a day to remember for Atlantans

Forget 12 drummers drumming. This 12th day of December is much more special. Wednesday is the last triple-digit day of the century — a perfect day

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