Obama: Boston capture closes chapter in tragedy

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama declared Friday night that the capture of a second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings “closed an important chapter in this tragedy.” But he acknowledged that many unanswered questions remain about the motivations of the two men accused of perpetrating the attacks that unnerved the nation. “The families of […]

Beverly Hall’s attorney to talk with CBS Atlanta News

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) –An attorney for former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall is expected to sit down with CBS Atlanta News Wednesday afternoon. Attorney Richard Dean is expected to tell CBS Atlanta News that his client has nothing to do with the widespread cheating in 2009 on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test. Hall, along with […]

Student charged in Va. mall shootings; 2 wounded

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) – An 18-year-old college student was charged Friday with shooting and wounding two women at a mall branch of a southwest Virginia community college before he was subdued, the city’s police chief said. Neil Allan MacInnis, of Christiansburg, faces two counts each of malicious wounding and using a firearm in the commission […]

Police: Gunman planned for hostage situation

FOX 5 has confirmed the name of the man, who police say, held Gwinnett County firefighters hostage for hours on Wednesday. Police say 55-year-old Lauren Brown was the gunman, and apparently had been planning the incident for weeks. Brown lived alone, and apparently inherited the home and other debt last year. The home went into […]