Fatal Shooting Suspect Picked Up In Douglas County

ROANOKE, Ala. — Two Randolph County men sought in a fatal shooting are in custody, one of them in Georgia. The Randolph County sheriff’s office said 49-year-old Alan Truman Higgins turned himself in Tuesday night at the Roanoke Municipal Courthouse, where he was charged with capital murder in the death 57-year-old Roger Bailey. Bailey, of […]

Atlanta – Hotel Clerk Held Up At Gunpoint

LAGRANGE, Ga. — A hotel clerk was held up by an armed man in LaGrange, and the entire robbery was caught on camera. LaGrange police e-mailed Channel 2 Action News surveillance video of the robbery that occurred shortly before 8:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Bay Mont Hotel.The clerk, identified as Richard Rumbaugh, told investigators that […]

Baby On Board During Wild Police Chase

ATLANTA — A man accused of taking police on a wild chase with a 5-month-old baby in the car is facing 18 different charges.Troopers said Marcus Jones, 24, created a lot of chaos Thursday night when he refused to give himself up. Investigators said he stole a Jeep with a woman and baby inside.”He was […]

Man Arrested In Fatal Liquor Store Shooting

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A College Park man is in custody in connection with an attempted liquor store robbery that left one man dead. Shannon Harper, 20, turned himself in to police Monday afternoon.Harper is charged with murder and aggravated assault in the Dec. 4 shooting at the Windy Hill Bottle Shop in Cobb County. […]

Armed Men Ransack Home With Children Inside

ATLANTA — Atlanta police said a group of men with guns forced their way into a home in northeast Atlanta. Police told Channel 2 that three men armed with assault rifles and guns broke into the apartment on Hardee Street shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday. Two adults and two children were home at the time, […]

Police: Knife-Wielding Man Killed By Officers

MABLETON, Ga. — A man was killed after authorities said he confronted Cobb County police officers with a knife.The situation unfolded shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday in the 6200 block of Pisgah Road in Mableton. Investigators said police were responding to a call about a man with a knife. When officers arrived at the scene […]

Atlanta Lawyer – Man Shot, Killed Outside Grocery Store

CONYERS, Ga. — A man was killed outside a busy grocery store during an attempted robbery on Saturday night, investigators said. Several people were in the parking lot of the Conyers Ingles store during the incident. Witnesses said two men tried to rob a man, not knowing that he was armed.Resident Nathan Taylor said his […]

4 Georgia Prisons on Lockdown

ATLANTA — Four Georgia prisons have been locked down for security reasons. “The Wardens at four state prisons in Georgia made the decision at a local level,” Department of Corrections spokeswoman Peggy Chapman said in a statement. “The duration of the lockdown has not been determined.” “Lockdown status consists of inmates being confined to their […]

Gwinnett High Schooler Killed In Hit-And-Run

Atlanta – GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Police were looking for a driver who struck and killed a Gwinnett County high school student near the Gwinnett Place Mall on Tuesday. Agustin Cortes, 17, of Lawrenceville, was a student at Berkmar High School in Lilburn.The incident happened on Pleasant Hill Road near Gwinnett Place Drive. Witnesses told […]

Secret Santa Drops $5,500 Into Kettle At Ga. Store

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Someone slipped a $5,500 donation into one of the Salvation Army’s red kettles in northwest Georgia, a Chattanooga spokeswoman for the charity said Wednesday. Salvation Army spokeswoman Kimberly George said the charity found 55 $100 bills in one of its donation kettles, making it the largest cash donation in the area.She said […]