An inmate who walked away from a work detail Friday in south Fulton County has been captured. Rodney Askew, 47, of Atlanta, was one of five inmates supervised by a deputy when he escaped around 2 p.m., according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s office.
The older brother of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed kept his city job and kept driving around town, sometimes in a city-owned vehicle, after his license was suspended and he was detained in May for driving on a suspended license.
Occupy Atlanta filed a lawsuit Friday against the City of Atlanta seeking to be allowed to stay in Woodruff Park.
When she needed a safe ride, a 19-year-old Atlanta woman says she trusted her friends to call her a driver.
A 77-year-old south Fulton County man, charged with a hit-and-run wreck that critically injured a man walking his dog, was released from jail Wednesday after posting bond, authorities said.
Atlanta Public Schools is no longer at risk of losing accreditation for its 12 high schools. An “elated” school board announced Tuesday the Southern Associations of Colleges and Schools, one of the nation’s top accrediting agencies, has taken the dist…
Occupy Atlanta says it plans to retake Woodruff Park on Saturday even though the city has vowed to arrest the demonstrators a second time.
During recent coverage of the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, a television host urged viewers to stay tuned for a treat: the slain civil rights leader’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in its entirety.
Police in the south Fulton County town of Palmetto are searching for a possible witness who may have seen a vehicle hit a 78-year-old pedestrian who was walking his dog.
Two Atlanta police officers in separate vehicles were injured Saturday when one rear-ended the other as they tried to get onto I-20 westbound, according to a police department spokeswoman.