Police Shooting Suspect Behind Bars

ATHENS, Ga. — The man accused of shooting and killing a police officer is now behind bars after surrendering to police on live television.Jamie Hood, 33, walked out with several other people he had held hostage late Friday night during Channel 2 Actio…

Trooper Widow Expresses Sympathy For Family Of Murdered Officer

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Keisha LeCroy knows from experience the anguish of losing a loved one in the line of duty.Her husband, Georgia State Trooper Chad LeCroy, was shot to death following a traffic stop last December.She says her heart goes out to the …

Police: Teens On Joyride Slam Into House

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police said teenagers on a joyride slammed a car into a house early Friday morning.Authorities said they were able to catch the 14-year-old driver after the crash on Singer Way in DeKalb County.The woman who lives next door to the…

Firefighters Battle Blaze At Business Across From Fire Station

NORCROSS, Ga. — Gwinnett County firefighters battled a fire at an office building in the Norcross area Friday morning. Gwinnett fire Capt. Tommy Rutledge said fire crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from the two-story office building near Pe…

GBI Officials Believe Shooting Suspect Still In Athens

ATHENS, Ga. — Authorities are handing out fliers in neighborhoods across Athens in hopes of catching a man suspected of shooting and killing an Athens police officer and injuring another.Channel 2¬ís John Bachman went along with police Wednesday night…

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Honored In Tenn.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Members of the Tennessee General Assembly took time to honor civil rights icon John Lewis.The program Wednesday in the Legislative Plaza across the street from the Capitol follows a resolution honoring Lewis that was unanimously ap…