Protesters blame President Obama for flight delays

Upset airline passengers accuse President Barack Obama of “putting politics over passengers” at the nation’s airports. A group of activists gathered at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Thursday to make their feelings known. Critics have blamed thousands of flight delays and cancellations this week on air traffic controller furloughs in response to forced spending cuts, […]

Obama: Boston capture closes chapter in tragedy

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama declared Friday night that the capture of a second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings “closed an important chapter in this tragedy.” But he acknowledged that many unanswered questions remain about the motivations of the two men accused of perpetrating the attacks that unnerved the nation. “The families of […]

Beverly Hall’s attorney to talk with CBS Atlanta News

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) –An attorney for former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall is expected to sit down with CBS Atlanta News Wednesday afternoon. Attorney Richard Dean is expected to tell CBS Atlanta News that his client has nothing to do with the widespread cheating in 2009 on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test. Hall, along with […]

Two dead, two dozen injured following Boston Marathon explosions

  BOSTON ¬†Two people were killed and 23 were injured after two bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday. Competitors and race organizers were crying as they fled the chaos. Bloody spectators were being carried to the medical tent that had been set up to care for fatigued runners. Boston police […]

Student charged in Va. mall shootings; 2 wounded

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) – An 18-year-old college student was charged Friday with shooting and wounding two women at a mall branch of a southwest Virginia community college before he was subdued, the city’s police chief said. Neil Allan MacInnis, of Christiansburg, faces two counts each of malicious wounding and using a firearm in the commission […]

Police: Gunman planned for hostage situation

FOX 5 has confirmed the name of the man, who police say, held Gwinnett County firefighters hostage for hours on Wednesday. Police say 55-year-old Lauren Brown was the gunman, and apparently had been planning the incident for weeks. Brown lived alone, and apparently inherited the home and other debt last year. The home went into […]

Dr. Beverly Hall, others report to jail in APS cheating scandal –

ATLANTA –Former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall arrived at the Fulton County Jail on Tuesday night to surrender to authorities on charges related to the cheating scandal. Hall and 34 other educators were indicted on Friday, accused of cheating, conspiring to cheat, or concealing cheating on the 2009 CRCT test. The 90-page indictment […]

Church gunman in rambling Ohio court appearance – Atlanta News, Weather … – MyFox Atlanta

By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) – An ex-convict charged with killing his father at an Easter Sunday church service in Ohio made rambling comments during an appearance in court, and the prosecutor requested a psychiatric evaluation. The suspect, 28-year-old Reshad Riddle, appeared Monday afternoon in Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh) Municipal Court in an […]