UPDATE: Atlanta Wendy's Fire: Authorities Looking To ID Two More IndividualsAtlanta Fire Rescue officials say they are looking for two more individuals to question in connection with a Wendy's restaurant fire that followed the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks.
Gov. Kemp Signs Georgia Budget, Cuts More Than $2 Billion In SpendingGovernor Brian Kemp held a press conference on June 30, 2020, breaking down some of the key highlights of the nearly $2.6 billion state budget he signed amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic for the 2021 fiscal year.
Atlanta Wendy's Fire: Officials Seek Man's IDLess than a week after Fulton County authorities arrested and charged Natalie White in connection with a Wendy’s restaurant fire, they have released photos of another suspect.
Fulton County To Open State's Largest Voting Precinct At State Farm ArenaFulton County has announced plans to make State Farm Arena an additional location where voters can cast their ballots in the upcoming elections. This comes after the county experienced a number of challenges at the polls during the primaries, including long lines.
Furkids Animal Rescue Says Van StolenFurkids Animal Rescue and Shelters is reporting the organization's van was stolen last week. They're asking anyone with information to come forward and for donations to help purchase another van.
Dekalb County Board Certifies Primary Election Results, Addresses Voter ConcernsIn a special called meeting on June 25, 2020, members of the Dekalb County Board of Registration and Election voted unanimously to certify the results from the Primary Election held on June 9, 2020, before addressing concerns about the vote count.
Georgia Governor Signs Historic Hate Crime Bill Into LawGovernor Brian Kemp held a press conference this afternoon announcing he has signed House Bill 426 into law. The bipartisan bill was sponsored by Representative Chuck Efstration and is called the Georgia Anti-Hate Crimes Act.
Ex-Blairsville Hospital CEO, Doctors Sentenced For Illegal PrescriptionsThe former CEO of Union General Hospital and two doctors who practiced in Blairsville will now spend time in federal prison for illegally prescribing and obtaining pain pills, according to the Department of Justice in the Northern District of Georgia.
'Real Dads Read' Mobile Units Deliver Books To Atlanta ChildrenAtlanta police officers and dads deliver books to children to promote literacy through "Real Dads Read" mobile units.
Atlanta Mayor Issues Administrative Orders To Revise Use Of Force PoliciesThree weeks after Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms created an Advisory Council to look into the Atlanta Police Department's Use of Force policies, she issued three Administrative Orders to immediately begin revising them.
Netflix CEO, Wife Donate $40 Million To Morehouse College, Largest Donation In College's HistoryIn what administrators say is the largest donation in the college's history, Morehouse College is on the receiving end of $40 million dollars. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife, Patty Quillin, both philanthropists, donated the funds to Morehouse's Student Success Program.