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.
A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.
As fire engulfed their apartment building, a 10-year-old Georgia girl stood beneath a second-story window and caught a newborn dropped to safety by its desperate mother.
President Barack Obama is heading to Georgia and is expected to visit an early childhood learning center in the Atlanta area.
This week, we at V-103 and WAOK are proud to salute Rev. Marlin Harris as our Pastor of the Week. On this day, Rev. Harris is celebrating his 30th year in ministry and his 17th […]
Authorities on Tuesday raided seven long-distance calling card stores that prosecutors said were fronts for illegal Internet gambling cafes.
Dozens of residents of Decatur are protesting plans to open a Walmart near the city’s downtown square.
DECATUR – (WAOK/AJC) Police have arrested a DeKalb County man who claimed he and his wife were attacked, and she was raped and strangled before her death early Sunday morning. DeKalb County , Jail Jesse […]