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Mother charged in murders of two children waives first appearance

Mother charged in murders of two children waives first appearance

A mother charged in the weekend murders of her two young children waived her first court appearance Monday morning. Lamore Williams, 24, is facing two counts of murder after police said her two sons, ages 1 and 2, were found dead and with burn injuries in their own southwest Atlanta home at the Oakland City…MORE

Hundreds of animals evacuated to emergency shelter in Roswell

Hundreds of animals evacuated to emergency shelter in Roswell

More than 400 animals are now safe inside a warehouse in Roswell after fleeing Hurricane Irma. The Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) was asked by the state of Georgia to set up and run a temporary emergency shelter for up to 1,000 animals on Friday. “We received an incredible amount of community support,” said Christina Hill…MORE

Tropical Storm Warning In Effect

Tropical Storm Warning In Effect

TROPICAL STORM WIND CONDITIONS EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS IN THE ATLANTA METRO AREA. PEAK WIND FORECAST: 30-40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH. HAZARDOUS WIND IS POSSIBLE. FAILURE TO ADEQUATELY SHELTER MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER BEFORE THE WIND BECOMES HAZARDOUS.   POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS,…MORE

Woman killed during Social Circle shooting

Woman killed during Social Circle shooting

A woman is dead, and another man was injured during a shooting in Social Circle, according to the Social Circle Police Department. Heather Smith, 24, was pronounced dead on the scene, and Quantavious Banks, 26, was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police. Desmond Sherron Jackson, 22, has been arrested, and…MORE

1 dead, dozens injured after church bus carrying students overturns near Atlanta

1 dead, dozens injured after church bus carrying students overturns near Atlanta

A 17-year-old church missionary is dead and 39 others were injured in an accident in the city of south Fulton involving a church bus from Alabama. Family members said Sarah Harmening was killed Thursday afternoon after the church bus in which she was riding overturned. The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. along Camp Creek Parkway…MORE

Fayetteville football player with special needs scores unforgettable touchdown

Fayetteville football player with special needs scores unforgettable touchdown

Two Fayette County high school football teams worked together to help a dedicated player with special needs score an unforgettable touchdown. Junior Derek Baughan is a proud member of the Whitewater High School junior varsity football team and attends every single practice. “He loves football and is a fun, loving student,” said Tommy Collins, who…MORE

Public viewing for Shawty Lo on Friday

Public viewing for Shawty Lo on Friday

A public viewing will be held Friday for Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo. The rapper died last week in a fiery crash off Interstate 285. Police said the 40-year-old, whose real name is Carlos Walker, was ejected from a 2016 Audi when the vehicle struck a couple of trees, overturned and burst into flames. Passengers Destini…MORE

The 2016 Music Midtown Lineup

The 2016 Music Midtown Lineup

This year’s Music Midtown will be on September 17th and 18th at Piedmont Park. Tickets go on sale this Friday the 24th at 10 a.m. For more information CLICK HERE!MORE

Former President Bill Clinton Stumps in Metro Atlanta

Former President Bill Clinton Stumps in Metro Atlanta

Former President Bill Clinton spent Saturday in Atlanta stumping for his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before Georgia’s Primary Election on March 1. The former president spoke at a rally at a high school in College Park. His primary focus was to engage younger voters and encourage them to vote for his wife…MORE