A judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man found guilty but mentally ill in a fatal shooting outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.
A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the shooting of an Atlanta police officer nearly two years ago.
Atlanta (WAOK / AJC) – The city of Decatur may replace all of its downtown parking meters by next March pending a vote by city commission. This vote could come as early as next Monday. […]
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A hearing is set for a lawsuit filed by a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and want the Georgia university system to grant them […]
A former DeKalb County teacher has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms plus 10 years for molesting teen boys.
A man who was recorded encouraging his 12-year-old daughter to fight a 14-year-old girl in a video that was uploaded to YouTube has been sentenced to 24 months in jail.
Court records show that a former Navy reservist who police say gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was thrown out of a metro Atlanta nightclub five years ago and cited for disorderly conduct.
The 20-year-old man who police say went to an Atlanta-area school heavily armed and exchanged gunfire with officers before surrendering was a normal kid growing up, but began to change as a teenager and engage in behavior that was threatening to others, his brother said.
The 911 tapes from a frightening standoff and shooting at an Atlanta-area school show how a school employee’s calm demeanor and kind approach helped end the ordeal without any injuries.
Rufus Morrow was at work when he got a phone call with the worst news he could imagine: Shots fired at his daughter’s elementary school. He drove “about 90 mph” to Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy where 800 or so students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade had been evacuated Tuesday in an Atlanta suburb.