Stories tagged: atlanta
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
Atlanta-bound Spokane travelers had their journeys made easier with Delta Air Lines’ announcement Monday that it will offer nonstop service between the cities.
Sat., Dec. 14, 2019
A shooting in a mall food court has sent suburban Atlanta shoppers fleeing in panic
Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
Atlanta police charged a mother with cruelty to children Wednesday after her special needs teenager was found abandoned at a downtown hospital, cold, confused and unable to say who he …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
The top Democratic presidential candidates spent large chunks of prime-time television clashing over “Medicare for All” – again.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
A small plane crashed into a townhome Wednesday morning in a leafy Atlanta-area neighborhood near a major interstate, killing two people and tearing off the home’s brick exterior, authorities said.
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
In the nearly two decades since a co-founder of Dragon Con was accused of molesting teenage boys, a strange legal odyssey has unfolded, including a proposed move to Israel, a …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Four college students were wounded when a gunman opened fire into a crowd of 200 people outside a library near Clark Atlanta University and then escaped in the chaos, authorities …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019
A standoff that began when two Georgia police officers were shot and wounded has ended with a 16-year-old boy and his pregnant mother both killed by a gunman who then …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Ray Lewis is coming back to Atlanta for another Super Bowl. It was after a Super Bowl party in 2000 when Lewis was arrested and charged with murder and aggravated …
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
Josef Martinez thrilled another record crowd in Atlanta by scoring in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game, but Italian powerhouse Juventus prevailed on penalty kicks after the match ended in …
Wed., July 11, 2018
A “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” star who has had various run-ins with the law was arrested again after police say she refused orders from officers and hit a valet …
Tue., June 26, 2018
Disgruntled with the U.S. Veterans Administration, a veteran set himself on fire outside the state Capitol in downtown Atlanta on Tuesday, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018
For cash-strapped local governments, paying for robust protection against the invisible menace of a cyberattack can be a hard sell. But cyberattacks continue to proliferate, and experts say preparation and …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018
Some states are taking advantage of a dispute between Georgia and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines over the company’s decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, urging the airline …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018
When a gunshot was fired from a classroom in the north Georgia mountains and police identified the gunman as a teacher, it immediately pierced the national debate over whether educators …
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
Court documents show R&B singer R. Kelly has been evicted from two Atlanta-area homes over unpaid rent.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
An engine issue forced an Atlanta-bound plane to turn back and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
President Donald Trump is set to pitch his efforts to help rural America, promoting his tax overhaul law and economic development plans on a visit to Tennessee on Monday. He’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
The scene was relatively quiet Monday morning around the stadium in downtown Atlanta where the College Football Playoff title game was set to be held. A light drizzle fell on …
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
When President Donald Trump swoops into Atlanta for a VIP seat at college football’s biggest game, he’ll enjoy the Southern hospitality of a city he disparaged a year ago as …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
Atlanta mayoral hopeful Mary Norwood had seen this movie before: A nail-biting runoff election where she came up short by just a few hundred votes.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
A female postal worker was fatally shot outside Atlanta and the suspect was still at large, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
Authorities say a freight train has derailed and crashed into a home in Atlanta, knocking it askew and injuring a man.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
Spokane Community College will begin the school year by bringing focus to world peace with the help of Tibetan Buddhist monks. Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta will …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say 16 postal workers in Atlanta and the surrounding area have been charged with accepting bribes to deliver packages of cocaine.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
A statue paying tribute to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. has been installed on the state Capitol grounds in Atlanta.
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
The sculpted clay was dry and the bronze would soon be cast, but artist Martin Dawe still found himself waking with a start before dawn, worried that he didn’t get …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017
Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy nominated for “SNL” guest appearances; Carrie Fisher receives posthumous nomination
Mon., April 17, 2017
Another major highway in metro Atlanta has been closed, this one because an underground gas leak caused the fast lane to buckle.
Sun., April 16, 2017
The collapse of an interstate in the heart of Atlanta has more than 2 million metro residents sitting in even more traffic in the already congested city, and mass transit …