Driver Killed On Icy Road

Driver Killed On Icy Road Posted: 11:04 am EST January 13, 2011Updated: 11:13 am EST January 13, 2011 GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A Duluth man was killed in a wreck on an icy Gwinnett County street, according to the Gwinnett Police Department. The crash occurred at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, police said. “Weather and speed appear […]

Perdue Declares State Of Emergency In Ga.

ATLANTA — Gov. Sonny Perdue has declared a state of emergency in Georgia as the state braces for a blast of winter weather expected to dump snow and coat roadways with ice. As his last act as governor before Gov.-elect Nathan Deal is inaugurated Monday morning, Perdue issued the executive order Sunday night hours before […]

Footprints In Snow Lead Dalton Police To Suspects

DALTON, Ga. — The snow blanketing much of north Georgia helped police catch a pair of burglary suspects. Dalton police spokesman Bruce Frazier tells WSB radio that officers responded to a burglar alarm going off at a liquor store around 4 a.m. Monday. The glass in the front door had been smashed in. Frazier said […]

Ice Cripples Metro Roads, Highways Are ‘Impassable’

ATLANTA — Layers of ice and snow made some metro Atlanta roads and highways virtually impossible to drive for a second day as Georgia Department of Transportation crews worked quickly to alleviate the number of stranded vehicles. GDOT has 45 trucks on the road in the metro area and said road crews are working 12 […]

Police Invesitgate Double Shooting On Interstate Ramp

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Clayton County Police searched a south Metro hotel for suspects after a double shooting on an interstate ramp, but came up empty handed early Thursday. Authorities told Channel 2’s Darryn Moore two people were shot near the ramp to Interstate 75 and Tara Boulevard just before 4 a.m. The driver of […]

Cell Phone Saves Club Valet From Bullet

ATLANTA — An observant police officer who quickly helped make an arrest after a midtown Atlanta night club shooting was upstaged by a cell phone that likely saved a man’s life. Sgt. Robert Altertini told Channel 2’s Kerry Kavanaugh he was patrolling near Sixth and West Peachtree Streets when he heard gunshots near Halo Night […]

Arrest Made In Fatal MARTA Station Stabbing

ATLANTA — An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal stabbing that happened 15 minutes into the new year at the Five Points MARTA station, a MARTA spokesman confirmed. MARTA Police Chief Wanda Dunham said Tommy Christopher Collins, 36, was arrested at his apartment complex Monday morning. Dunham said Collins has a criminal […]

Quadruple Shooting Leaves One Dead

JONESBORO, Ga. — Police are searching for a gunman in a Monday night quadruple shooting in Jonesboro, police said. Clayton County police officers swarmed the Regal Pointe Apartments on Mount Zion Boulevard at 10:15 p.m. after gunfire erupted.Officers said the shooting happened in a parking lot near the intersection of Mount Zion Boulevard. and Maddox […]

Burglars Target Tyler Perry’s Mansion

ATLANTA — Tyler Perry took to his message board to vent after burglars attempted to break into his Atlanta mansion in the days leading up to Christmas.“I will be on the phone with the D.A.’s office and the Chief of Police in a little bit,” Perry wrote, adding that he wants those responsible “prosecuted to […]

State Trooper Shot, Killed After Chase

ATLANTA — A Georgia State Patrol spokesperson said a trooper was shot and killed late Monday night.Trooper Chadwick LeCroy died after a shooting on Hightower Road and Saint Paul Avenue in northwest Atlanta just after 11 p.m. Not far from the scene, officers said they found a gun they believe was used in the shooting.One […]