Stories tagged: atlanta
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017
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
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
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
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
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 …
Thu., March 30, 2017
A massive fire caused an interstate bridge to collapse during rush hour Thursday in Atlanta, just minutes after witnesses said police halted traffic and turned cars away from the crumbling …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
President Donald Trump’s press secretary says he meant to say Orlando when he repeatedly referenced a terror attack in Atlanta during interviews and a press briefing last week.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017
The largest building in a rural central Idaho community has collapsed under the weight of snow.
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016
Bo Scarbrough and a stifling defense lead top-ranked Alabama back to the national championship game with a 24-7 victory over Washington in the Peach Bowl. Scarbrough rushes for 180 yards …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
His new FX series “Atlanta” has some lighter moments, but at its heart is a deep story of two cousins working their way through the Atlanta music scene in order …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016
An Atlanta-area sheriff who says he accidentally shot and injured a woman while they were practicing police tactics inside an empty model home has pleaded no contest to a reckless-conduct …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Oh baby, baby! Atlanta’s zoo says its giant panda is expecting her second set of twins. Zoo Atlanta said in a news release Tuesday that its veterinary team obtained an …
Thu., April 28, 2016
Police say they arrested comedian and actor Katt Williams just outside Atlanta after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager.