Inmate who fled work detail captured

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.

Atlanta to be fully accredited, but on watch

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…

King memorial rekindles imaging debate

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.

2 Atlanta cops involved in I-20 accident

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.