Flower Shop Robbery Suspect Nabbed After Chase

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — A man suspected in a string of Fayette County robberies, including a theft at a Fayetteville flower shop, was arrested Tuesday.Fayetteville resident Anthony Craig Dobson, 47, was arrested after a police chase around 12:30 p.m. Clay…

Storm System Leaves Damage, Power Outages

ATLANTA — Residents woke up to power outages and damaged homes across metro Atlanta after Monday night’s powerful storm system.The system sparked a tornado watch for most of northern Georgia until 3 a.m. Tuesday. The storms had moved out by Tuesday mo…

Groupon: Too Popular For Its Own Good?

ATLANTA — Groupon, the one deal a day group coupon site, is so popular that some people pay up front and then have trouble.Channel 2 consumer advisor Clark Howard heard from people who say it’s hard to cash in on their coupons.James Greco needed lawn …

Controversial Tax Reform Dead In State Capitol

ATLANTA — A controversial tax reform bill passed a key committee Monday morning, but fell apart before a final vote could be taken on Monday.Channel 2’s Richard Elliot confirmed though the Speaker of the House’s office that the tax reform bill would n…

2 Killed In Shopping Center Shootout

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Two people were killed in a double shooting at a Buford Highway shopping center Sunday.DeKalb County police detectives described the scene outside the Little Saigon shopping center as a running gun battle.Police told Channel 2’s …

Bus Carrying Students Flies Off I-75 Into Embankment

DOOLY COUNTY, Ga. — A bus carrying high school students went off the road, seriously injuring one of the passengers Sunday afternoon.The bus was driving along Interstate 75 when a rear-end collision crash happened in front of the bus just after 4 p.m….

Soldier Who Lost 3 Limbs Gets Hero’s Welcome

KENNESAW, Ga. — Cpl. Todd Love couldn’t believe his eyes when he got off the plane at McCollum Airport in Kennesaw.Hundreds of people holding American flags surrounded him as they cheered.One by one, they walked up to give their hero a hug.Love lost …

Man Claiming He Hit Deer Charged In Hit-And-Run

AUSTELL, Ga. — A man claiming he hit a deer is now behind bars, charged in a deadly hit-and-run accident.Ernest Maxwell was riding his bike Saturday morning along on Clay Road in Austell when an SUV hit him from behind, killing him, and then drove aw…

1 Dead After Accident Pins Teens Under Truck

CARROLLTON, Ga. — A Carrollton High School senior died Saturday afternoon after being struck by a pickup that had just been involved in an accident. Another teenager was injured.Police identified the victim as 18-year-old Rhyann Pilgram. They have not…

World’s Largest Cement Pump En Route To Japan

ATLANTA — A concrete pump with Georgia roots is on its way to Japan to help avert a nuclear crisis.The pump, which came from the Savannah River Site near Augusta, will be used to help cool the reactors of Japan’s Fukushimi-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant,…