Stolen Car Has Grandmother’s Ashes Inside

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Someone stole a car from a Gwinnett County parking lot, but in the car was the victim’s grandmother’s ashes.The theft happened April 23 at the Kroger grocery store on Singleton Road in Norcross.Ebony Simpson said she was driving…

Gov. Deal Holds Inauguration Gala

ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal finally got to celebrate his inauguration as governor Monday night, four months after he took his oath of office. The gala — rescheduled after January’s ice storm — began with a bang as hundreds turned out to support the…

Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot; Baby Dies After Delivery

LITHONIA, Ga. — A pregnant woman was killed in a shooting that left her husband wounded, DeKalb County police said. They said doctors delivered the baby boy, but he died shortly after.The shooting happened at the Retreat at Stonecrest apartments in Li…

Father Of 4 Fatally Shot, Family Looking For Killer

ATLANTA — A woman with four kids, and another on the way, is pleading for the public’s help in finding her husband’s killer.Someone fatally shot Jamo Benton early Saturday Morning. His wife, Beatrice Benton, said she got the news when a medical examin…

President Declares Georgia Disaster Area

ATLANTA — President Barack Obama has declared a federal disaster area in the counties most devastated by Wednesday’s storms, which means people in those areas will be able to apply for federal aid.Federal aid will be available directly for residents o…

Expert: Officer Followed Protocol In IHOP Fight

ATLANTA — Channel 2 Action News has obtained a police report detailing the scuffle between an Atlanta police officer and a customer at an IHOP restaurant on Peachtree Road in Buckhead.The fight was captured on video and posted online. It shows about a…

Police: Teacher Caught Walking Halls Naked

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — An elementary school teacher who walked down the halls naked would have faced more trouble if students had been present, Morrow police said.Harlan Porter, 31, was arrested and faces a public indecency charge. A Clayton County jud…

11 Killed In Storms; 4 Counties In State Of Emergency

ATLANTA — At least 11 people were killed in a storm system that ravaged north Georgia late Wednesday and into the early morning hours.Governor Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in four counties — Catoosa, Dade, Floyd and Walker, and the list …

3 More Arrests In MARTA Train Attack Of Delta Employees

ATLANTA — Three more people are now behind bars in connection with an attack on a MARTA train more than a week ago.MARTA police Chief Wanda Dunham told Channel 2’s Erin Coleman that they’ve arrested a 16-year-old, 14-year-old and 12-year-old.The lates…