$23 Billion Transportation Wish List Released

ATLANTA — Leaders released a long wish list of transportation projects for metro Atlanta with a $23 billion dollar price tag.The Atlanta Regional Roundtable published the list of 450 projects on their website on Wednesday. The group, made up of mayors…

‘Arlington Ladies’ Honor Fallen Veterans by Attending Every Funeral at Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington, Virginia, is the burial grounds for more than 300,000 people. Veterans from all the United States’ wars — from the American Revolution through the Iraq and Afghanistan wars — are buried there. There is an average of 28 funerals each day at Arlington National Cemetery, and Joayn Bahr, part of a group called the Arlington Ladies, says there are many instances where the deceased’s family members are unable to come due to health considerations or the distance they must travel. That is where the Arlington Ladies enter the picture. "We never want anyone who has given their life or their service to this country to be forgotten," Bahr told CBS News. To honor each current or former U.S. service member laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery and ensure that no veteran is laid to rest without a civilian witness, at least one of the 65 Arlington Ladies attends every single burial at the cemetery. CBS News reports that all of the 65 Arlington Ladies have either served in the military or are related to someone who has, and that the group has been honoring fallen veterans since 1948. Following each funeral, Bahr, who…

Police Release Sketch In Hammer Attack

PALMETTO, Ga. — Police released a sketch on Tuesday of a man suspected in a south Fulton County home invasion that left a World War II veteran dead.Detectives are hoping the image produces new clues in the death of 86-year-old Lennon Parrott.Police sa…

Expert Gives Theory On How Police Tied Gun To Neuman

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — It’s a high-profile murder case with no gun in evidence. Yet prosecutors said in court filings that they have tied the murder weapon to suspect Hemy Neuman.Neuman is accused of shooting and killing Rusty Sneiderman outside a Dunwo…

Jailed Veteran’s Home Burns Down

ATLANTA — Atlanta firefighters are looking into what started a fire at a jailed Vietnam veteran’s home early Monday.“I will say it’s suspicious. The time of morning, don’t know exactly what’s happening,” said Atlanta fire Capt. Dwayne Johnson.Fir…

Roswell Officers Helping Tornado Victims

ROSWELL, Ga. — Two Roswell police officers are collecting supplies to donate to police and firefighters devastated by tornadoes in Joplin, Mo.Officers Jamie Major and Zac Frommer will drive them to Missouri on Wednesday to deliver them in person.“The…

Long Looks Ahead After Settling Abuse Lawsuits

LITHONIA, Ga. — Bishop Eddie Long was focused on a message of moving forward on the first Sunday since he resolved the lawsuits brought against him by four former members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church.At his 8 a.m. service, several hundred co…

Delta Flight Lands, Catches On Fire At Atlanta Airport

ATLANTA — A Delta flight flying into Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport caught on fire as it landed Saturday afternoon.Smoke and flames could be seen coming from the flight 2284 while it was on the runway.Delta confirms no one was injure…