Credit Probe Delays Diploma For Eddie Long’s Child

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A senior administrator in the DeKalb County School System is under investigation because of the way she handled an academic matter involving the daughter of mega-church Bishop Eddie Long, Channel 2 Action News has learned.Channel …

Flood-Damaged Car Parts Show Up In Metro Atlanta

ATLANTA — Salvaged parts from cars caught in Hurricane Katrina are still causing problems nearly six years later, according to Channel 2 consumer investigator Jim Strickland.

Ch. 2 Discovers Katrina Parts Being Used In Car Repairs
A DeKalb County w…

Suspects Named In Million-Dollar Jewelry Heist

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Police have identified three suspects in a pair of violent, armed robberies at Gwinnett County jewelry stores.Officers told Channel 2’s Kerry Kavanaugh that tips came pouring into their office when surveillance videos of the ro…

Federal Agents Raid Marietta Chevron

MARIETTA, Ga. — Customers at a convenience store in Marietta told Channel 2’s Ross Cavitt that they could buy cigarettes, alcohol and anything else they wanted using food stamps.On Monday, federal agents raided the store in the 800 block of South Mar…

DeKalb Man Fights $1,500 Water Bill

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A DeKalb County homeowner is upset about a $1,500 water bill he received, and he’s also upset that he can’t get an explanation.Brian Hammer, a Georgia Tech biology professor, lives in Decatur Heights. Hammer told Channel 2’s Li…

DeKalb Police Officers Call For Ticket Strike

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Officers in DeKalb County are calling for a ticket strike because some are upset over pay and benefits.The DeKalb County police chief warns of punishment if this happens, but organizers said officers should still pull people over,…

Man Fatally Shot Walking Down Sidewalk

ATLANTA — Police said they were searching for two men accused of robbing and killing a man in northwest Atlanta early Saturday morning.The man was fatally shot right in front of a row of homes, but police said they are having a hard time getting infor…

Suspect Shot, Killed By Douglas Co. Deputy

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. — A suspect who was shot by a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy has died, Channel 2 confirmed.The shooting happened Friday afternoon near Thornton Road between a QT and a Zaxby’s restaurant, Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller confirm…

1 Killed, 6 Injured In Shooting, Wreck

Atlanta police are working to establish a connection between a deadly triple shooting and car crash on the same southwest Atlanta street.The incidents left one person dead and six people hurt on McDaniel Street late Thursday.“Multiple weapons, multipl…

Report: Georgia Schools Making AYP Down 8%

ATLANTA — Channel 2 Action News has obtained new statewide data showing a statewide drop among Georgia schools under standards established by the No Child Left Behind Act.
PDF: 2011 AYP Charts

The Georgia Department of Education released the Adequat…