Atlanta Community Food Bank Hosts Food Distribution Drive-Thru In ConyersThe Atlanta Community Food Bank launched its series of food distribution events on February 17, 2021 in Conyers, feeding 1,000 households as families struggle with the pandemic.
Rayshard Brooks Family's, Tased College Students' Attorneys: 'Political Gridlock' Has Stalled CasesPolitical gridlock is keeping the alleged police brutality cases of Rayshard Brooks and two college students tased by Atlanta police officers from moving forward, according to the attorneys representing the families. They're calling on Attorney General Chris Carr to take action
Chick-fil-A Honors Metro Atlanta Youth OrganizationThe honor included a large donation for their efforts.
DeKalb Police Arrests 11 In Pharmacy BurglariesThe group is suspected in a string of pharmacy burglaries around Metro Atlanta.
A Valentine's Day Liver Transplant: Kennesaw Recipient, Donor Reflect On Surgery One Year LaterThis Valentine's Day will be a special anniversary for a transplant recipient. Kennesaw resident James Simmons was on the waiting list for a liver transplant for months, but a different approach helped a donor find him.
Family Grieves 12-Year-Old Found Shot To Death: 'We Need Closure'The family of 12-year-old David Mack is looking for answers and justice, after he was found shot to death in the woods in the Cascade Road neighborhood.
Attorney General Carr Refuses To Appoint New Rayshard Brooks Shooting ProsecutorGeorgia Attorney General Chris Carr has refused the Fulton County District Attorney’s request to appoint an alternative prosecutor in two high-profile cases involving the use of force by police in Atlanta.
Shaq Vows: 'We Will Be Back' After Fire Destroys His Historic Midtown Krispy KremeFire officials rushed to the historic Krispy Kreme location on Ponce de Leon just before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning. Several Twitter posts show flames destroying the building. Hours later, a scorched building full of ash and rubble was left.
Atlanta Ranks 7 in Best Place to Get MarriedAtlanta one of the best places in the US to get married according to 2021 WalletHub Study. Katie Johnston reports.
Now That's A Fish Story: Georgia Man Catches State Record Hickory Shad FishChristian Blake Jones of Swainsboro, Ga. has set a new state fishing record. Katie Johnston reports.
Milton Teen Charged In Capitol RiotBruno Cua faces charges of Assaulting a Federal Officer, Civil Disorder and Entering a Restricted Building.
DeKalb County Announces $21 Million Grant To Prevent Tenant EvictionsCOVID-19’s deadly domino effect on the economy is putting more people on the brink of homelessness. DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced a $21 million federal grant to keep some renters from facing evictions and to resume the revenue stream for landlords.
Atlanta Nabisco Bakery To Close After 80 Years, Cutting 400 JobsThe Nabisco Bakery’s 80-year presence in Atlanta on Murphy Avenue is coming to a close. Mondelēz International, who owns the brand, announced it plans to stop production at the Atlanta and Fair Lawn, New Jersey bakeries this summer.
Feds Release More Details On Deadly Poultry Plant AccidentThe report from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board said there were, "unresolved operational" issues on conveyor belt used in the plant.
Local Rotary District Delivers One Million Meals Across North GeorgiaThroughout the pandemic, North Georgia Rotary Clubs have been serving meals to families in need. On Friday, February 5, 2021, Rotary District 6910 reached its goal of serving one million meals, but members are already planning the next milestone.
Study: Georgia 13th Best State For Singles, Atlanta 15th Best City For Valentine's DayWith Valentine’s Day coming up, you might be looking for someone to spend it with. Katie Johnston reports.
Georgia House Democrats Introduce Legislation On Law Enforcement Use Of Force, Qualified ImmunityGeorgia House Democrats recently introduced bills they say promote a fair justice system. State Representatives Dar'shun Kendrick (Dist. 93) and William Boddie (Dist. 62) detailed proposed legislation involving efforts to compensate families of police brutality victims and targeting use of force policies.
Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green Removed From Committee AssignmentsThe vote to remove her fell largely along party lines,
Gov. Kemp Gives Georgia COVID-19 Vaccine Update: 'Our Demand Is Drastically Outpacing The Supply'Governor Brian Kemp gave an update on the state's vaccination efforts and the challenge of the limited supply versus the huge demand on February 3, 2021.
Rapper Silento Charged With MurderRicky Hawk, aka Sliento is accused of killing his cousin Frederick Rooks.
GBI Investigating South Fulton Officer's Alleged Excessive Use of ForceMarcus Coleman's cellphone video of his altercation with a South Fulton police officer.
DeKalb Co. Teachers Protest Against Returning To ClassroomsTeachers in DeKalb County Public Schools are preparing to return to their classrooms this week, but not all of them are happy about it. A group of teachers gathered Monday afternoon to protest the decision, because of COVID-19 safety concerns.
Brookhaven To Construct Community Lake Center At Murphey Candler ParkThe residents have spoken, and Brookhaven will use their input to move forward with a community lake center at Murphey Candler Park.
Georgia Lawmaker Introduces Bills To Address Victims' RightsState Representative Mesha Mainor knows first hand about the big problem of stalking. It’s an issue she says is highly underreported and ignored.