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Fire breaks out at apartments near MARTA station

Atlanta firefighters are battling a blaze at an apartment complex on Lindbergh Drive near Ga. 400 and I-85, Channel 2 Action News reported. The 771 Lindbergh Apartments are near the Lindbergh MARTA station.

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Arrest made in Buckhead road rage incident

The search for a driver who allegedly opened fire on Ga. 400 in Buckhead is over, Atlanta police said. Authorities arrested Tyrell Roach of Stone Mountain on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, police spokesman Donald T. Hannah told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution just before 11 a.m. Friday. ...

Some walls of a burned-out business remain Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Gatlinburg, Tenn., after a wildfire swept through the area Monday. Three more bodies were found in the ruins of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses in the Great Smoky Mountains area, officials said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Local sheriff’s office helping with wildfire relief efforts

With hundreds of people now homeless and business owners without a place to work because of the wildfires in Tennessee, a metro Atlanta sheriff's office is doing its part to lend a helping hand. Deputy Stephen Wilbanks with the Hall County Sheriff's Office says, they've been on the other side ...

Secret Santa drops $1K gold coin in red kettle for what might be second year in a row

The Salvation Army Corps of Springfield, Ohio, got a kick start to its holiday fundraising when they found a gold coin worth $1,000 in one of its red kettles. It’s the second time in two years that a South African gold coin wrapped in a $100 bill has been dropped ...

Funeral being held for deputy US marshal killed in Georgia

NORCROSS, Ga.- Mourners are gathering in Georgia to remember a deputy U.S. marshal who was killed on the job. A funeral was being held Saturday for 53-year-old Patrick Carothers, who was deputy commander of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force for the U.S. Marshals Service. Carothers lived in the Atlanta area. ...

Rain helps, hurts firefighting efforts in North Georgia

Rain over the North Georgia mountains Wednesday night came with both positive and negative effects for wildfires that have torched thousands of acres and threatened home evacuations. While the weather delayed efforts to push back the perimeter of one quickly growing wildfire, it helped firefighting efforts in another. Cooler temperatures ...

N. Georgia residents want wildfire help from Gov. Deal

Clayton – Anxious North Georgia residents are asking why Gov. Nathan Deal has not declared a state of emergency and dispatched Georgia National Guardsmen to help put out the wildfires raging across thousands of acres here. They voiced their concerns at a public briefing at the Rabun County Courthouse this week after ...

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed a bully like Trump, Shirley Franklin says

Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, once one of current Mayor Kasim Reed’s biggest backers, called her successor a bully on Wednesday and compared him to President-elect Donald Trump. In a blog post on her website bloggingwhileblue.com, Franklin accused Reed of attacking her and her son, Cabral Franklin, when the pair ...

1 killed, 2 injured in North Georgia wildfires

As wildfires continue to torch thousands of acres throughout Georgia each day, the number of people injured in the dangerous blazes is growing. One person died and one was injured in a fire in Greene County, Georgia Forestry Commission spokeswoman Wendy Burnett said Wednesday. And in another fire in Meriwether ...

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Cops: Triple shooting in Gwinnett may be tied to Atlanta homicide

Police are investigating whether a man accused of killing his mother and sister in Gwinnett County is linked to another death in Atlanta. Jermaine Roby, 26, was found shot to death Friday in Norcross alongside his 55-year-old mother Josephine Roby-Skinner and 10-year-old sister Jasmyn Skinner. Both also had gunshot wounds, ...

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