Vandals Target Mosque With Painted Rocks

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Vandals have targeted a Bartow County mosque with rocks twice this month, police said.Each time, someone shattered doors and windows of the Islamic Center of Cartersville with painted rocks, causing extensive damage to the storefro…

Men Crash While Fleeing Gunmen

ATLANTA — Two men were hospitalized after a shooting and car crash early Monday, Atlanta police said.An evening spent at a nightclub on Moreland Avenue ended at the Grady Hospital emergency room for the victims, police said. They said two men were dro…

Elderly Mother And 2 Children Dead In Mobile Home Fire

CUMMING, Ga. — Three people are dead after a late night fire in north Georgia. Firefighters said the fire broke out in a trailer along Little Mill Road in Cumming just before 11 p.m. Saturday. Someone driving by stopped at the fire station to repor…

Officer-Involved Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

MADISON, Ga. — Police said they were investigating what lead to an officer-involved shooting in Morgan County. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said a trooper shot Horace Parks Saturday who was believed to be involved in a shooting earlier in the…

Metro Atlanta Leaders Ask For More Mass Transit

ATLANTA — Local governments in metro Atlanta want a big, expensive expansion to mass transit. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that local leaders had until the end of last month to submit wish lists for projects to be considered for a region…

Crews Battle Battery Facility Fire For Hours

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Firefighters worked late into the night to contain a fire at a battery recycling facility Saturday. The fire started at about 3 p.m. and batteries could be heard exploding for hours afterwords, according to witnesses. “It scared…

Storms Knock Down Trees, Power Lines Across Area

ATLANTA — People across the Atlanta metro are cleaning up after strong storms left thousands without power Saturday, along with downed power lines and trees.Georgia Power said 8,400 customers statewide were without power at about noon Saturday. At the…