Grady Hospital feeling new financial pains

Less than two years after restructuring to treat its financial ills, Grady Memorial Hospital is enduring some fresh pains. Hit by a spate of local and federal funding cuts, the hospital is struggling to bridge a $30 million-plus gap in money used to help care for poor and uninsured patients. A $3.4 million drop in DeKalb County […]

Gwinnett Police Search For Rooftop Burglars

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A group of rooftop burglars who have slipped into several Norcross businesses narrowly slipped away from police on Monday morning, authorities said. Gwinnett County police told Channel 2’s Kerry Kavanaugh they’re looking for a group of people who have entered four businesses along Jimmy Carter Boulevard by climbing through the air […]

Mother Describes Attack After Cashing Tax Refund Check

ATLANTA — An Atlanta woman who had just cashed her tax refund check says she was attacked in a Walmart parking lot as her 4-year-old daughter watched. Police confirmed it happened at the retailer’s Howell Mill Road location. “I was screaming and yelling, hitting my horn saying, ‘Please help me … please help me,’” the […]

The Importance of Hiring an Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney

A serious personal injury can cause a burden far beyond that of just pain. If you’ve been injured in a car accident, been attacked by a dog or suffered from a trip and fall, you may be far more concerned about how you’re going to take care of the medical bills and provide for your […]

More Than 1,000 Tires Dumped Near Creek

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — Douglasville police are trying to find someone who dumped at least 1,000 tires near a scenic recreational creek. “Well, we got a mess out there,” Douglasville police Chief Chris Womack told Channel 2’s Jeff Dore. The jaw-dropping pile of worn-out tires sits between Blairs Bridge Road and Interstate 20 on the banks […]

Feds settle case of woman fired over Facebook site

WASHINGTON — Employers should think twice before trying to restrict workers from talking about their jobs on Facebook or other social media. That’s the message the government sent on Monday as it settled a closely watched lawsuit against a Connecticut ambulance company that fired an employee after she went on Facebook to criticize her boss. […]

DEA: More Than $8M In Drug Money Seized

ATLANTA — Drug Enforcement Administration Atlanta recently seized more than $8 million in drug money, DEA Atlanta Special Agent Chuvalo Truesdell said. Channel 2’s Jeff Dore attended a meeting where several law enforcement agency heads discussed the significance of the seizure in downtown Atlanta on Thursday morning. Truesdell said it was a lump sum seizure […]

Officer Hailed As Hero On Verge Of Losing Home

SUGAR HILL, Ga. — A former police officer injured in the line of duty says he has lost his career and he is about to lose his Sugar Hill home. Three years ago, Paul Philips was helping a woman under attack when he was shot by a drunken police officer. Channel 2 Action News reporter […]