Damon Evans’ DUI case postponed

Damon Evans’ DUI case has been postponed until the first week of December. Evans’ attorney and the solicitor prosecuting the case, Solicitor Raines Carter agreed to the delay, which was granted by Judge Calvin S. Graves. Graves rescheduled the case for 3 p.m. Dec. 7. The former UGA athletics director did not attend Monday’s court […]

Bernie Marcus to give away nearly all of his $1.5 billion

Bernie Marcus plans to give away nearly all of his money — not just half of it. Forbes estimates Marcus to be worth $1.5 billion, although Marcus would not confirm that figure in a recent interview. Bernie Marcus Two months ago, Marcus, 81, became one of about 40 wealthy individuals who pledged to give away […]

Atlanta Area Companies Looking for Employees

ATLANTA — If you’re unemployed and looking for work there’s one thing you know for a fact: looking for a job in this economy is hard work. 11Alive is working to help you find work by identifying Atlanta-area companies that are hiring right now. Here’s a rundown of the companies mention during Thursday night’s Ways […]

Streets To Home Aids Atlanta Homeless

Atlanta–How do you help people who need help the most? It is a vexing question for those who want to do something for Atlanta’s homeless men and women. But now- – -there is a program called “Streets To Home” with Metro Atlanta’s United Way and the Regional Commission on Homelessness making a difference. 11Alive reporter […]

Ga senators file legislation aimed at fixing water woes

WASHINGTON — Georgia’s senators just fired another salvo in the state’s ongoing water wars with Alabama and Florida. Republican Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss on Thursday introduced legislation aimed at legalizing metro Atlanta’s disputed withdrawals of drinking water from Lake Lanier. Senior U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson ruled in July 2009 that metro Atlanta […]

Police: Man stabs woman to death before stabbing himself

Police found a woman stabbed to death and a man with stab wounds at an Avondale Estates home Friday morning. The man was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, but his condition was not immediately available. Police believe the man stabbed the woman to death, then tried to kill himself. “It appears at this time to […]

2,300 stimulus jobs may be lost

A federal stimulus program that provided 2,300 Georgians with jobs will expire today — unless Congress agrees to an extension. But state officials acknowledged that the program failed to meet its goals. The state had hoped to provide jobs for 5,000 people, and it used only half of the $21 million that it could have […]

Elderly Man Shoots Home Invader

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police found an intruder an elderly man said he shot during a home invasion. The shooting happened at a home on Meadowbrooke Chase in DeKalb County just before 2 a.m. Thursday. Detectives said the robber checked himself into the emergency room. Officers said they found him there getting treated for a […]

Police: Man Was Growing $34K Worth Of Pot In Closet

HALL COUNTY, Ga. — Officials with the Multi Agency Narcotics Squad and the Hall County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man after they said they found him growing marijuana in a closet. Police said David Wilder Mossman, 35, of Gainesville, was arrested Tuesday without incident after they found 17 marijuana plants in the closet of his […]

Police: Woman Placed Suspicious Device Under School Bus

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Pleasant Hill Road and Club Drive were shut down Wednesday morning after police said a woman placed a suspicious device under a school bus. Gwinnett County police said at about 8 a.m., a woman got out of her vehicle and placed an object under a school bus at the intersection of […]