Guest Shot, Killed At Buckhead Hotel

ATLANTA — Atlanta Police are looking for the person who shot and killed a man staying at a Buckhead hotel.The shooting happened outside the Residence Inn Atlanta Buckhead at the intersection of Piedmont and Pharr Roads just after 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. Officers told Channel 2 Action News that the guest had checked in […]

Police Chase, Explosion Destroy Georgia Home

ALBANY, Ga. — A suspect being chased by police over an expired license plate smashed his car into a south Georgia home and set off an explosion that destroyed the house. Three residents escaped the blaze Tuesday in Colquitt County, but their three kittens died. A neighbor’s dog was struck and killed by the fleeing […]

4 Accused In Party Beating Death Say They’re Innocent

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. — Three of the four people charged in the killing of a teenager at a party spoke to Channel 2 Action News reporter Mark Winne from jail on Tuesday.Quantez Devonta Mallory, Horace Damon Coleman, Emmanuel Benjamin Boykins and Tracen Lamar Franklin are accused of stomping, punching and kicking Bobby Tillman at a […]

Robbery Suspect Caught Fleeing Gwinnett Bank

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Gwinnett police nabbed a robbery suspect shortly after they said he held up a bank in Lawrenceville Monday morning. The robbery took place at a Wells Fargo Bank at 3065 Lawrenceville Highway around 9:30 a.m. Police told Channel 2’s Manuel Bojorquez that officers responding to the call spotted a car that […]

Law firm of BP claims czar paid $3.3M so far

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — The law firm of Kenneth Feinberg, the man in charge of BP’s $20 billion compensation fund for Gulf oil spill victims, has so far been paid about $3.35 million from BP PLC. The Gulf Coast Claims Facility, which was set up to compensate fishermen, business owners and other Gulf Coast victims […]

Deal Is Next Georgia Governor

ATLANTA — Nathan Deal overcame questions about ethics and financial troubles to become the 82nd governor of Georgia on Tuesday night.Deal proclaimed victory before a raucous crowd of Republican supporters inside the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Buckhead.”We’re going to make you proud,” Deal pledged minutes after announcing Democrat Roy Barnes conceded the race. Deal, a […]

Man Shoots 2, Steals Parents’ Car

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Police told Channel 2 Action News that a man may be heading to New York after shooting two men Monday night in Henry County. Officers said they do not know why Dwon Knight shot and wounded the men outside a home on Flagstaff Walk in McDonough.The victims are expected to recover.Officers […]

Woman Found Dead In Home; Man Arrested After Chase

ATLANTA — Police say a woman has been found shot to death in an Atlanta home and a man seen leaving the house has been arrested following a chase. Atlanta Police spokeswoman Kim Jones says an officer on patrol in northwest Atlanta on Monday afternoon heard gunshots and went to investigate. Police say the officer […]

Woman dies in fiery Talbot County car wreck

A Woodbury, Georgia woman was killed over the weekend in a single-vehicle accident on a rural Talbot County roadway. According to the coroner, 30-year-old Chirmane Johnson was driving on Rising Sun Road around midnight Saturday. When she attempted to make a turn, she allegedly lost control of the car. The coroner says the car went […]

Teen Killed Over Halloween Prank

ATLANTA — Atlanta police said they believe a Halloween prank cost a teenager his life.Police said the incident began Sunday night at about 8 p.m. at the intersection of Joseph E. Boone Boulevard and Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard.Police said a teen threw an egg at someone’s car and the driver drove away. Officials said the […]