DeKalb Church Vandalized; Church Member Missing

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A DeKalb County pastor discovered vandals trashed the inside of his church and a man appointed to stand guard was missing on Friday.Pastor Easton Brooks told Channel 2’s Darryn Moore that someone broke into Increasing Faith Minis…

State Audit Finds Stimulus ‘Fraud, Waste, Abuse’

ATLANTA — A scathing audit reveals major missteps on how Georgia’s Department of Human Services spent federal stimulus money, mistakes that likely cost Georgians thousands of jobs.State auditors went through emails and financial records from the DHS …

Residents Warned About Mail Thief

ATLANTA — The U.S. Postal Service is investigating a series of mail thefts in southeast Atlanta.According to residents along Clay Street, the thefts happened on Tuesday.Investigators said they are not sure who is behind the crime, but someone went thr…

Strong Storms Knock Out Power, Traffic Lights

ATLANTA — A strong line of storms knocked out power to thousands across metro Atlanta on Wednesday evening.
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Damage Across Metro Atlanta, N. Ga.
As of 11 p.m. Wednesday, Georgia Power said 150,000 customers were without power statewide.Ch…

How to Hire the Best Atlanta Lawyer

Atlanta Lawyer Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere. And, it can happen to anyone, including you. If you get caught up in an accident, how sure are you that you will get the right compensation? Do you honestly believe that your insurance will aptly cover all the damage you got from that one fateful moment? […]

Things You Can’t Do on a Plane: Vol. 1

I seem to see a fresh "Trouble on a Plane" story every day, so I think it is time to launch a new LBW series on "Things You Can’t Do on a Plane" for the benefit of all of you air travelers. Here is Volume 1: Strip naked. You may not strip naked on a plane, become disruptive and then lock yourself in a toilet. That is prohibited. CONSEQUENCE: The pilot may turn the plane and its 110 passengers back to the airport, even if it just took off. Say the "F-word." No matter how frustrated you may be about your plane’s delay in taking off due to a problem with the overhead compartments, you may not drop an "F-bomb" as an "intensifier" when you are complaining to yourself (e.g., "What the f— is taking so long!"). CONSEQUENCE: If your F-bomb is overheard by a flight attendant, the airline may summon police aboard to escort you off of the flight. Engage in a fistfight when the person in the seat in front of you reclines his seat. Passengers may not assault the person in front of them for reclining his or her seat. This is strictly prohibited. CONSEQUENCE: The pilot…

Hundreds Shuffled In N. Fulton Redistricting Vote

ROSWELL, Ga. — After months of debate, the Fulton County School Board passed its controversial redistricting plan involving the county’s northern high schools Tuesday evening.The board passed the plan unanimously by a vote of 7-0. The plan will shift…

Man Charged With Attacking 85-Year-Old In Home Invasion

ATLANTA — A 21-year-old has been arrested since, police said, two people terrorized an elderly woman inside her southwest Atlanta apartment.

Elderly Woman Attacked, Robbed In Home Invasion
Investigators said the thieves covered 85-year-old Julia Phil…

Police: Man Faked War Story To Steal VFW Money

ROSWELL, Ga. — A north Georgia man faked being an Iraq War veteran and Purple Heart recipient to steal money from a Roswell Veterans of Foreign Wars post, according to Roswell police.Michael Bradshaw, 32, faces theft and false swearing charges.Post 75…

Thieves Rob Grandmother, Toss Her Out Of Truck

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are looking for a pair of thieves who robbed an elderly woman and tossed her out on the street.Store surveillance showed a woman stopping 77-year-old grandmother Berma Hall inside a store on Campbellton Road. Hall said the wom…