GBI Officials Believe Shooting Suspect Still In Athens

ATHENS, Ga. — Authorities are handing out fliers in neighborhoods across Athens in hopes of catching a man suspected of shooting and killing an Athens police officer and injuring another.Channel 2’s John Bachman went along with police Wednesday night…

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Honored In Tenn.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Members of the Tennessee General Assembly took time to honor civil rights icon John Lewis.The program Wednesday in the Legislative Plaza across the street from the Capitol follows a resolution honoring Lewis that was unanimously ap…

Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intruder

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Police said a home invasion led to a deadly shootout in a south Fulton County neighborhood early Wednesday morning. One intruder is dead and a neighbor hit by a stray bullet is in the hospital.Channel 2 Action News reporter Amy N…

Police: Woman Kidnapped During Carjacking

ATLANTA — Atlanta police said a woman who was kidnapped during an early-morning carjacking has been found.Capt. Van Hobbs of the Atlanta Police Department said a woman was kidnapped from an apartment complex on Camellia Lane, near the Lindbergh MARTA …

Former Ag Commissioner Irvin Hurt In Crash

ATLANTA, Ga. — Former Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin has been injured in a serious car accident.Irvin’s daughter told Channel 2’s Richard Elliot Irvin is expected to recover after the accident in Toccoa last Thursday.Irvin’s daughter said she…

Customer Struck In Head During Jewelry Heist

BUFORD, Ga. — A customer was struck in the head with a blunt object on Tuesday during an armed robbery at Tara Fine Jewelry in Gwinnett County, police said.

Customer Struck In Head During Jewelry Heist
The heist happened at about 11:45 a.m. in the …

48 People Displaced In College Park Apartment Fire

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — A huge fire displaced 48 people at a College Park apartment complex Monday.Three buildings were destroyed at The Village of College Park apartment complex, just south of the Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
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Doraville Approves Plans To Redevelop GM Site

DORAVILLE, Ga. — A new plan for an old General Motors assembly plant in Doraville could bring economic activity and help ease traffic for thousands in DeKalb and Gwinnett counties.On Monday night, city officials approved plans to redevelop the empty 1…

Soaring Gas Prices Don’t Mean Price Gouging

ATLANTA — Gas prices are rising, but fast-rising fuel prices are not necessarily price gouging, even if a consumer thinks $4 a gallon for gas is too expensive.”They’re just charging us whatever they want basically,” Elizabeth Woodward said as she pump…

Atlanta Mayor Mulls Possible Takeover Of APS

ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said he’s considering a possible takeover of the Atlanta Public School system.Reed sat down with Channel 2’s Jovita Moore at his office Monday and spoke candidly about what he calls “the inaction of the school boar…