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Labor Day weekend road trip? Watch out

Gas pump skimmers are increasing across the county, and it's become an epidemic in Florida. Skimmers are devices that illegally capture credit or debit card information allowing thieves to ring up charges, even clean out bank accounts. Here in Georgia, department of agriculture fuel inspectors are now checking for gas ...

What's left of the tropical storm has the potential to dump more than 6 inches of rain.

What's left of Erika could bring flooding to Savannah

According to Savannah's Emergency Management Agency, the potential for flooding as a result of the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika is a concern.   Savannah EMA has identified areas of the city that typically flood, and, along with the Red Cross, where shelters will be set up and how quickly ...

Armed robber brings out SWAT at Kennesaw McDonalds

Kennesaw police officers spent close to four hours early this morning waiting out a gunman they feared had been holed up in a Cobb Parkway fast food restaurant.  At the McDonald’s on Cobb Parkway at Old U.S. 41, open 24 hours, the gunman walked in just after 1:00 a.m. pulled ...

Georgia firefighters head west to battle wildfires

Sixty Georgia Forestry Commission firefighters are out west on the fire lines, including Washington State. More than 250 wildfires are burning in at least five states. The Georgia firefighters volunteer for this dangerous duty and there's no shortage of firefighters, men and women willing to go. GFC's Frank Sorrells says ...

The Smash and Grab happened about 6:30 a.m. at the 3500 block of Peachtree Road.

Smash And Grab burglars wearing yellow scarves hit Buckhead store

Atlanta police are investigating a smash and grab burglary at the Neiman Marcus "Last Call" store. It happened about 6:30 a.m. at the 3500 block of Peachtree Road. The two suspects used a chunk of concrete to smash through the front door and grabbed up purses. The pair wearing yellow scarves ...

Chicago police search for a missing Marietta woman

Chicago police are drain the lagoon in one of the largest parks in the city, Marquette Park for the body of Laneesha Miller, 28 of Marietta. Laneesha went missing in late June, police there have been looking for the mother of two for more than a couple of weeks but ...

Metro Atlanta cleaning up after strong storms

Crews worked overnight to clean up the damage left behind by strong storms across metro Atlanta.   Strong wind and lightning seemed to be the biggest issues as trees fell on houses and lightning bolts sparked house fires in parts of the area. One house in Cherokee County went up ...

Northwest Corridor Express Lane Project

From construction to completion, the Northwest Corridor Express Lane Project is impressive. When the $834 million road improvement project is completed in spring 2018 drivers, will have access to nearly 30 miles of reversible toll lanes along Interstate 75 from Akers Mill Road in Atlanta to Hickory Grove Road in ...

Surveillance cameras caught images of the men July 1 at the CVS on Roswell Road.

2 Cobb pharmacies robbed by armed robbing crew

Officers are convinced the two men, wearing masks and hoodies stuck up a Walgreens on Shallowford Road and a CVS pharmacy on Johnson Ferry. The stores are about 8 miles apart the suspects robbed both in less than half an hour. Cobb Poilce Department’s Dana Pierce told WSB’s Richard Sangster, ...

James A. Phillips was an ex-con carrying several guns, a load of meth and brass knuckles when he was stopped by Cobb County officer Charles Vill

Convicted cop shooter Phillips dies in prison

Convicted cop shooter James A. Phillips has been found dead at the State Prison in Reidsville. A spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Corrections said Phillips' death is being investigated and the cause could not be released. Phillips was convicted last February for the 2014 shooting of Cobb officer Charles ...

 
 

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