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Bystanders tried to warn the man before he walked into the dangling live wire, Atlanta police Sgt. John Chafee said Saturday. He said it was unclear if the wire was ... A freeze warning was in effect Saturday for parts of northern Florida, southeast Alabama and southwest Georgia. the weather service said ...
DeKalb County, GA. - DeKalb County police said a robbery at a Waffle House led to a deadly standoff in Lithonia. DeKalb County police tell Channel 2 Action News it began with a robbery at the restaurant on Evans Mill Road early Sunday morning. Channel 2's Rikki Klaus was at the Texaco where it all ...

A now-retired Atlanta police officer was found guilty Friday in a case in which he beat a man accused of stealing a tomato at Walmart, Channel 2 Action News reported. While off duty in October 2014, Trevor King, 49, severely beat Tyrone Carnegay after accusing him of stealing a tomato, for which Carnegay ...
ATLANTA - The winter storm left many across North Georgia without power on Friday. Snow and ice accumulation is the ... police are attributing at least one death to downed power lines and several FOX 5 viewers have sent in photos of sparking and flaming power lines. Estimates were not available for ...
In Atlanta, one face of the ban is Georgia State University police Chief Joseph Spillane. "Efforts to feed the hungry can be a drain on resources when trash is left and security is required," reports Georgia State University's student paper, the Signal, "according to Chief Spillane." Judging by the number of ...
ATLANTA - A man walking down the road is dead after coming into contact with a downed power line, firefighters said late Friday. It happened in the 1300 block of Northwest Drive in northwest Atlanta around 8:30 p.m. A spokesperson for the Atlanta Fire Department said the man was found dead in the ...

A woman covers her face at a MARTA bus station as a wintry mix of sleet and snow is falling in East Atlanta Village. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM. A man walking in the dark Friday evening in the 1300 block of Northwest Drive touched a downed power line and was electrocuted, police said. Atlanta ...
"This is one of the most significant snows I've ever seen in metro Atlanta and northern Georgia," Channel 2 Chief meteorologist Glenn Burns said. .... and Paulding County officials have urged drivers to stay off the roads. The Paulding County Sheriff's Office encouraged drivers to avoid Ga. 92 from Ga. 120 to ...
An off-duty police sergeant in Atlanta, Georgia was trying to stop a shoplifter at his local Walmart one afternoon in October 2014. The problem? He broke the man's leg over one tomato; he made up a story to cover his tracks; and, as it turned out, he was wrong about the theft in the first place. Former police ...
Atlanta, GA -- A federal jury convicted a retired Atlanta police officer on Friday of using unreasonable force in 2014 when he beat a man wrongfully suspected of stealing a tomato ... King then struck Carnegay seven times with his police baton, breaking two bones in his right leg, say Federal Prosecutors.
A jury is now deliberating in the case of a recently-retired Atlanta police officer who beat a man falsely accused of stealing a tomato in Walmart. Trevor King, 49, is facing a two-count federal indictment tied to willfully using unreasonable force and falsifying a police report in the October 2014 incident that ...
Atlanta, GA police rescued two trapped in burning car ... (WHDH) -- Five police officers in Atlanta, Georgia rescued two men trapped in a burning car. ... Police continued to use fire extinguishers and emergency water jugs stored in their cruisers to buy time while the fire department rushed to the scene.
Programming note: Watch "New Day" and "CNN Newsroom" each Friday to see inspiring stories of officers going above and beyond the call of duty. Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) In the middle of the night, under an Atlanta overpass, five police officers fought for one thing. Time. You feel and sense their ...
JASPER COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Jasper County. The GBI tweeted that a male subject is dead. The officers involved in the shooting were not injured. Confirmed: #GBI at the scene of an officer involved shooting at ...
Cobb County, GA. - U.S. Marshals arrested a 75-year-old woman in Cobb County in connection with the death of a toddler more than 25 years ago. Authorities say Anna Elizabeth Young is a former cult leader who murdered a 3-year-old boy in Florida in 1992. Young was arrested Friday at her Marietta ...
Video: Choking infant revived by 'heroic' officer in Georgia. By: Cox ... police in Savannah, Georgia are praising the actions of an officer who saved a choking newborn Friday. >> Read more ... Eng did not hesitate to come to the family's aid, said his supervisor, Savannah-Chatham police Sgt. Phillip Collard.
DeKalb County, GA. - DeKalb County police are searching for the people who shot a mother who was in a car with her baby. police said a woman was found shot inside a car with her 1-year-old. The baby was not harmed, police said. It happened in Terry Mill Road. Police said they received a call of ...

ATLANTA - The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a police chase that led to a crash on H.E. Holmes Drive at Rockwood Avenue in northwest Atlanta. Troopers say they tried to pull the stolen car over, but it sped away. While chasing the car, the driver pulled out onto H.E. Holmes and hit another car.
Atlanta, GA -- The Atlanta police are investigating a shooting early Friday at a rooming house that left a man critically injured. The victim was taken to Grady Memorial hospital with a gunshot wound to the stomach, a police spokeswoman said in a statement. Officers responded at 12:16 a.m. to the scene ...
DeKalb County, GA. - DeKalb police said a 17-year-old man has turned himself into police, and are interviewing him to find a motive for the ...
Atlanta, GA. -- police are looking for a group of people who opened fire on an assistant police chief's car and home during a weekend crime ...
HAMPTON, Ga. - Two people are in custody after police said a teen was shot and killed attempting to sell shoes. "They're using self-defense as ...
Atlanta, GA - After 32 years of serving the force, Fulton County police Chief Gary Stiles on Monday announced plans to retire effective Dec.
Joshua Manns sat in court Tuesday as an Atlanta police detective testified. Manns is accused of stalking a Georgia Tech student and attempting ...
DeKalb County, GA. - police said a postal worker was shot and killed at a DeKalb County post office Monday evening. It happened at the ...
Deputy police Chief Darryl Halbert has been promoted to interim police ... 1985 after previously working for the Atlanta police Department. ... Executives and the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. .... Marietta, GA 30060
police are looking for a group of people who opened fire on an assistant police chief's car and home during a weekend crime spree in Newton ...
In September, a vigil stands in Atlanta for Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz who was shot and killed by campus police. Credit Kevin D. Liles ...
19 at the Barcelona Wine Bar, say Atlanta police. ... Atlanta, GA -- The reward for tips that lead to the killer of the woman who managed a ...
Atlanta, GA -- The Atlanta police are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead early Monday in her home, and one individual ...
TeeTee Dangerfield, 32, was killed in Atlanta on July 31 while sitting in ... Scout Schultz, 21, was shot by a Georgia Tech police officer on Sept.
A North Georgia police officer is praying for not only one of his brothers on the force, but also for a family member who was shot in the line of ...
A Franklin County man stabbed his 84-year-old mother to death and later committed suicide, officials said. relatives of Elizabeth O'Barr found ...
DeKalb County, GA. - A Gwinett ... police said Harrison was driving a white four-door Acura 3.2 TL with Georgia tag PCX1377. Someone ...
Channel 2 Action News spoke with metro Atlanta police department officials, who said they are stepping up patrols at the Mall of Georgia and in ...
Atlanta police still struggling to recruit, retain officers ... a Georgia issue," Atlanta police Chief Erika Shields told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ...
A DeKalb County police officer examines clothing left on the ... when struck on interstates," Carlos Campos, spokesman for Atlanta police, said.
The joint task force that tracked down Cox included Atlanta police officers and ... Marietta, GA -- police are searching for a man who shot a ...
ATLANTA - police are searching for at least two people they say are robbing delivery trucks and getting away with packages. police said the ...
ATLANTA - We're hearing for the first time from the mother of a teenager beaten by an Atlanta police officer after a high-speed chase.
DeKalb County, GA. - police roped off a neighborhood as they searched for teenagers who they said fired shots and hit a girl in their way.
Dalton, Ga., police are looking for an Atlanta man suspected of scamming several area stores with a partner, according to a news release from ...
police said the extremely violent armed robbery turned ... The next clip provided by Atlanta police shows one of the men, wearing a black ...
ATLANTA - It took only 12 seconds for an Atlanta icon to be demolished, but it will now take months to clean up the rubble of what remains of ...
When Georgia Tech police officer Tyler Beck fatally shot ... has unfolded across Atlanta-area colleges, right-wing groups like the Georgia Tech ...
Atlanta, GA -- The Atlanta police are investigating a robbery early Sunday in which a 29-year-old woman was shot to death after being ...
According to Atlanta police, officers responded to the restaurant in the 1000 block of Howell Mill Road just before 2 a.m. Sunday in reference to ...
A University of Georgia student might have gotten away if he didn't use his cellphone to record his speed on Snapchat while leading a police ...
Permits have always been the law, according to Georgia State University Chief of police Joseph Spillane. Fulton and DeKalb county boards of ...
Cpl. Michele Pihera with Gwinnett County police told news outlets that the man was shot outside his home in Buford on Friday, shortly after 12 ...