Stories tagged: atlanta
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
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, 11:49 a.m.
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, 1:41 p.m.
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, 5:31 p.m.
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, 7:16 p.m.
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, 3:57 p.m.
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, 1:52 p.m.
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, 11:55 a.m.
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, 4:16 p.m.
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, 8:32 p.m.
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, 9:31 a.m.
Court documents show R&B singer R. Kelly has been evicted from two Atlanta-area homes over unpaid rent.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
An engine issue forced an Atlanta-bound plane to turn back and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
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, 8:52 a.m.
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, 8:29 a.m.
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, 1:51 p.m.
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, 5:33 p.m.
A female postal worker was fatally shot outside Atlanta and the suspect was still at large, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
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, 3:17 p.m.
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, 10:39 a.m.
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, 3:39 p.m.
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, 9:49 a.m.
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, 11:40 a.m.
Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy nominated for “SNL” guest appearances; Carrie Fisher receives posthumous nomination
Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
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, 3:44 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
A homeless man charged with starting the fire that destroyed a section of Interstate 85 in Atlanta is being made a “scapegoat” by the state, which shouldn’t have stored flammable …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
The shooting that killed a man and wounded three other riders Thursday on an Atlanta public transit train appears to be a “targeted, isolated incident,” officials said.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Several people leaped to action and risked their own lives to help a visually impaired man who fell from a downtown Atlanta train platform to the tracks below.
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
A man charged with arson Saturday in the raging fire that collapsed part of Interstate 85 north of downtown Atlanta has been arrested more than a dozen times, mostly on …
Sat., April 1, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
Atlanta’s dreadful rush-hour traffic could be extra nasty for months to come after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion of the highway and shut down the …