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Mary Norwood to run for Atlanta mayor again
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Mary Norwood to run for Atlanta mayor again

Atlanta City Councilwoman Mary Norwood formally entered the race for mayor on Wednesday.?쏷oday I?셫 taking the first step in becoming your next mayor,??Norwood said in an email.
Officer?셲 testimony leads defense to seek a mistrial

Officer?셲 testimony leads defense to seek a mistrial

BRUNSWICK — Justin Ross Harris defense attorney Maddox Kilgore, arguing that a Cobb police officer lied on the stand and the judge prevented him from properly cross-examining him, motioned for a mistrial Wednesday following a wild day of testimony.
Lockdown lifted at 2 Gwinnett schools

Lockdown lifted at 2 Gwinnett schools

The soft lockdown at Dacula High School and Dacula Middle School was lifted about 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, a Gwinnett County school official said.

Q&A on the News

Q: In a recent AJC, syndicated columnist Mona Charen said she would be voting for Evan McMullin. Who is that?
Alpharetta sets Town Hall on TSPLOST vote

Alpharetta sets Town Hall on TSPLOST vote

Alpharetta has scheduled to host Town Hall meeting for Tuesday evening where residents can learn more about the proposed transportation sales tax on the Nov.
Cop hit twice with stolen SUV

Cop hit twice with stolen SUV

A 16-year-old boy was arrested after Atlanta police say he hit an officer with a stolen SUV, ran over the officer?셲 leg and crashed into two police cars during a chase Tuesday.
Community Lens for Oct. 6

Community Lens for Oct. 6

Calling amateur photographers!Have you taken a great picture that you?셝 like to share with the world?
Gwinnett property owners: Your tax bill is due

Gwinnett property owners: Your tax bill is due

Gwinnett County property tax bills are due Oct. 15, and the county offers several ways to pay: • You can pay online by check, credit or debit card at GwinnettTaxCommissioner.
Surveillance video released in gas station shooting

Surveillance video released in gas station shooting

Gas station surveillance video shows a man stepping out of a silver, four-door sedan and putting what appears to be a black handgun into the waistband of his tan or white pants.
Middle school student found with unloaded gun

Middle school student found with unloaded gun

A student had an unloaded gun on campus Tuesday at Sutton Middle School, officials said.The incident happened at the end of the school day as classes were being dismissed, Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis-Green told Channel 2 Action News.
Hurricane Matthew to delay Ross Harris trial

Hurricane Matthew to delay Ross Harris trial

BRUNSWICK ??The Justin Ross Harris trial will be in recess beginning noon Thursday and lasting until Monday due to the threat posed by Hurricane Matthew.
Today in Justin Ross Harris trial: First full day of testimony

Today in Justin Ross Harris trial: First full day of testimony

The Ross Harris hot-car murder trial heads into Day 3 today, its first full day of testimony. With its first few witnesses, the prosecution seemed to follow an almost linear chronology: an officer who responded to the scene where little Cooper Harris’s body lay on the asphalt of the Akers Mill Square parking lot; a witness who heard Harris’s SUV screeching to a halt in that parking lot and who tried without success to administer CPR; a witness who tried to help Harris get his child out of the SUV.
Man who shot Georgia Tech professor gets 15 years

Man who shot Georgia Tech professor gets 15 years

A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbing and shooting a Georgia Tech professor in 2012, according to the Fulton County district attorney?셲 office.
Unresolved annexations could mean some in Fulton County vote twice

Unresolved annexations could mean some in Fulton County vote twice

Some South Fulton residents may be asked to fill out their ballots twice on Nov. 8. That’s because with a pending lawsuit about Atlanta’s annexation of their neighborhood, Loch Lomond, whether or not they live in the city is unclear.
Neighbors??911 calls help Gwinnett officers make arrests

Neighbors??911 calls help Gwinnett officers make arrests

Finding those accused of a crime isn?셳 always easy.So when a second suspect in a burglary got away from police during a chase, six neighbors called 911 to give Gwinnett County officers his location.
Gwinnett to demolish, redevelop Olympic tennis stadium

Gwinnett to demolish, redevelop Olympic tennis stadium

Gwinnett County plans to acquire and demolish the former Olympic tennis stadium near Stone Mountain ??a move that could clear the way for private development of the property.
Ross Harris a victim of police lies and distortions, his lawyer claims

Ross Harris a victim of police lies and distortions, his lawyer claims

After enduring more than two years of largely unchallenged, unthinkable allegations leveled against his client, Ross Harris’ lead attorney went on offense Tuesday, making it clear he was putting Cobb County police on trial in the hot-car murder case.

Q&A on the News

Q: I would like to send a note of thanks to President Obama and the first lady for all they have done these past eight years and for the dignity they showed in this era of incivility.
1 killed in Cobb shooting

1 killed in Cobb shooting

A shooting at an apartment in Cobb County left one man dead and another injured, police said Tuesday.
Officer shoots, kills home invasion suspect

Officer shoots, kills home invasion suspect

A Georgia police officer shot and killed someone who was involved in a home invasion and armed robbery early Tuesday, authorities said.

Atlanta police: Diane McIver?셲 fatal shooting case ?쐌ore complicated??

Atlanta police on Tuesday pushed back against a family spokesman?셲 account of how Diane McIver ??a high profile business executive ??was fatally shot on the edge of Piedmont Park recently, saying the case is ?쐌ore complicated??than has been portrayed.
Brookhaven couple claims $246M Powerball jackpot

Brookhaven couple claims $246M Powerball jackpot

Do yourself a favor, men.Listen to your wives.Brookhaven Powerball winner William ten Broeke, 46, just deposited the largest check of his life into his account because of a gentle nudge from his better half.
Casino owner says gambling in Georgia could help send kids to college

Casino owner says gambling in Georgia could help send kids to college

The debate about casino gambling in Georgia returned in a big way.On Monday, the Chairman and CEO of casino and hotel giant MGM Resorts International told metro Atlanta business and civic leaders that Las Vegas-style gambling would be an economic engine for the state.
Today in the Ross Harris trial: The defense takes its turn

Today in the Ross Harris trial: The defense takes its turn

The lead defense attorney in the Justin Ross Harris murder case will make his opening statement this morning, a day after the prosecutor delivered a blistering two-hour attack in which he said he will prove Harris intentionally left his son in a hot SUV to die.
Atlanta street fight: Who was Donald Lee Hollowell?

Atlanta street fight: Who was Donald Lee Hollowell?

From Bankhead Highway to Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway to Shawty Lo Boulevard? Shawty Lo, whose real name was Carlos Walker, and who shot to fame with his 2007 rap hit “Dey Know,” was killed on Sept.
Gov. Deal considers 13 for 3 seats on Georgia Supreme Court

Gov. Deal considers 13 for 3 seats on Georgia Supreme Court

Gov. Nathan Deal is reviewing a list of 13 jurists nominated for the Georgia Supreme Court, including two positions the Legislature created this year and a third slot that will be vacated in January when the chief justice retires.
Third suspect sought in Gwinnett home invasion

Third suspect sought in Gwinnett home invasion

A third suspect is being sought in connection with a Gwinnett County home invasion in September.Vidal Mendoza-Garcia, 34, of Norcross, is wanted on home invasion charges for an incident that took place Sept.

Man freed after arrest on 50 child porn charges

A Canton man charged with 50 counts of sexual exploitation of children is free on bond, the Cherokee County Sheriff?셲 Office said.
Casino giant MGM plans renewed push in Georgia

Casino giant MGM plans renewed push in Georgia

The debate about casino gambling in Georgia is about to return in a big way.On Monday, the Chairman and CEO of casino and hotel giant MGM Resorts International told local business and civic leaders that Las Vegas-style gambling, including a $1 billion-plus resort in Atlanta, could be an economic engine for the state and could boost the lottery-funded HOPE Scholarship program.

Q&A on the News

Q: Why did ABC hire Michael Strahan for the ?쏥ood Morning America??team? He adds nothing to it. They have him next to Robin Roberts instead of Amy Robach, who we see less and less.
Suspect in cab driver?셲 death charged with murder

Suspect in cab driver?셲 death charged with murder

After hopping into a taxi, shooting the driver in the head and leaving her for dead in DeKalb County, a Tennessee man pistol-whipped two other men and ordered them to get on the floor, police said.
Woman drowns in Alcovy River

Woman drowns in Alcovy River

What started as a fishing trip with friends ended with the drowning of a woman in the Alcovy River, the Newton County Sheriff?셲 Office said.
MGM CEO pitches casino gambling as boon to HOPE, economy

MGM CEO pitches casino gambling as boon to HOPE, economy

The debate about casino gambling in Georgia is about to return in a big way.On Monday, the Chairman and CEO of casino and hotel operator MGM Resorts International told metro Atlanta business and civic leaders that Las Vegas-style gambling, including a $1 billion-plus resort in Atlanta, could be an economic engine for the state and could boost the lottery-funded HOPE Scholarship.
DeKalb offers free hazardous waste disposal

DeKalb offers free hazardous waste disposal

DeKalb County residents can dispose of old car batteries, lawn care products and fluorescent light bulbs at a hazardous household waste disposal event Oct.
Six-woman, six-man jury selected for Ross Harris trial

Six-woman, six-man jury selected for Ross Harris trial

After questioning 280 Glynn County residents over nine days, attorneys in the Justin Ross Harris case settled on 12 jurors and four alternates Monday as the hot car death trial finally got underway.
Government oversight job starts in DeKalb

Government oversight job starts in DeKalb

DeKalb County?셲 financial watchdog is on the job of finding government waste and fraud.John Greene, the county?셲 chief audit executive, started work Sept.
College Park man shot to death outside gas station

College Park man shot to death outside gas station

A 36-year-old College Park man was shot to death early Sunday morning outside a Shell gas station near the intersection of Whitehall and McDaniel streets near downtown Atlanta.
Taxi driver shot in head in DeKalb County

Taxi driver shot in head in DeKalb County

A man was taken into police custody Sunday morning in connection with the fatal shooting of a taxi driver in a Chamblee neighborhood.
Take to task for Oct. 3

Take to task for Oct. 3

Update- Ga. Highways 54 and 74Last week, we told you about how a reader is tired of gridlock during rush hours at the intersection of Ga.
Child shot in head in Henry County

Child shot in head in Henry County

A child was shot in the head Saturday by another child in Henry County, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Fayette couple charged in child?셲 drowning

Fayette couple charged in child?셲 drowning

A man and woman are facing murder charges in connection with their 2-year-old child?셲 drowning in June in Fayette County, authorities said.
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