Southwest Airlines flight diverted

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An airline official said a Southwest Airlines flight headed for Baltimore was diverted to Nashville after what he described as “suspicious behavior” by a passenger.The flight originated in Albuquerque on Saturday morning and landed…

Henry Co. clinic shut down in raid

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Henry County law enforcement raided and shut down a clinic that they said was operating as a pill mill.Wayne McClure said the clinic killed his son, Cameron. McClure said his son got prescriptions for hundreds of pills from Stockbr…

Crash creates big backups on I-285 E

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — A wreck shut down lanes of Interstate 285 East near Georgia 400 on Thursday morning.“It is a major mess on the northside perimeter,” Channel 2 traffic anchor Mark Arum said.He told drivers who normally drive in the area near Gle…

Officer accused of taking from charity fund

FLOYD COUNTY, Ga. — A former Rome police officer accused of stealing from a police organization is out of the Floyd County Jail.Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation accused Kerry Wagner of taking $25,000 from the Coosa Valley Fraternal Orde…

Car plunges 50 feet off overpass construction site

MORROW, Ga. — A woman has been sent to the hospital after her car plunged 50 feet into a construction site along Interstate 75 in Morrow.Investigators said the woman drove through a barrier near the construction site and then drove off an overpass tha…

Probation officer killed in training accident

JACKSON, Ga. — A probation officer was killed in a training accident at a prison in Butts County on Wednesday afternoon, officials said.It happened at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison Training Facility in Jackson.A spokeswoman for the…

Professors owe $2 million for double dipping

ATLANTA — Two former Georgia Tech engineering professors are accused of scholastic misconduct totaling more than $2 million, Channel 2’s Richard Belcher has learned.School officials say the husband and wife academic team were double dipping by workin…

Hurricane Irene: Weaker But Still Threatening

OCEAN CITY, Maryland (CNN) — Residents in several major East Coast cities — including Washington, Philadelphia and New York — braced late Saturday for the impact from Hurricane Irene.By Saturday evening, the storm had already knocked out power in mo…