10 Workers Treated After Opening Package

COVINGTON, Ga. — Ten employees at an Atlanta-area company were hospitalized Friday after one of them opened a package containing a threatening note and a suspicious white powder that left that worker with a burning sensation and numbness in the hands…

Iconic Br’er Rabbit Statue Stolen From Museum

EATONTON, Ga. — Authorities say the iconic Br’er Rabbit statue has been stolen from the grounds of the Uncle Remus Museum in the central Georgia town of Eatonton.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills says the 3-foot-tall iron statue was taken Sunday nigh…

Ex-APD Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Trial

ATLANTA — A jury has found an ex-APD officer not guilty on all counts for shooting an unarmed man.Officer Reginald Fisher shot Tremaine Miller on May 5, 2009.Fisher had been working an off-duty security job at the City Views Apartments, an apartment b…

Serial Burger King Robber Shot, Killed

ATLANTA — An armed robber was shot and killed at a Burger King restaurant in Buckhead on Wednesday morning, Atlanta police said. They said he may be connected to a string of other Burger King robberies across several metro Atlanta counties.

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Teen Girl In Custody In Cherokee Stabbing

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — A 17-year-old girl suspected in a stabbing is now in custody, said Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jay Baker.Vanessa White is accused of stabbing a woman at a home on Williamsburg Lane.Baker said White is an acquainta…

Apartment Walkway Collapse Injures Man

DECATUR, Ga. — A man is recovering after getting part of his leg trapped when a concrete walkway outside his apartment collapsed. Kareem Redd was walking outside his door at the Crystal Point Apartments in Decatur when neighbors heard him yell. “He fell, boom. I could see him tumbling down as I came out the […]

Mother Of Slain Teen Erupts At Killer’s Chance For Parole

ATLANTA — The mother of a teenager who was shot and killed outside the East Point MARTA station last year had an emotional outburst in court as the judge gave the suspect a chance for parole.”No! no! I’ll never see my son again,” yelled Michelle Nic…

Cabbie Found Dead Near Elementary School

EAST POINT, Ga. — Friends and family are in shock after a cab driver was fatally shot in south Fulton County.Cab driver Jack Rainey was killed early Sunday morning and police said they still don’t know who killed him.All day, the phones have been ring…

Friends, Family, Politicians Attend Funeral For SCLC Head

ATLANTA — A couple thousand people packed an Atlanta church Saturday to say goodbye to the former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.Civil rights leader Rev. Howard Creecy, Jr., died last week from a heart attack.Creecy was name…

One Sent To Hospital After Afternoon Shooting

ATLANTA — Police have a man in custody who they say shot another person Saturday afternoon.It happened shortly before 3 p.m. in the 800 block of Hank Aaron Drive.Police said the victim was shot in the chin and chest area but was alert, breathing and c…