• Governor Nov 10, 2018

    Kemp Pushes Abrams to Concede in Georgia Gubernatorial Race

    Ahead by more than 60,000 votes days after Georgia’s gubernatorial election, Republican Brian Kemp pushed for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Saturday as civil rights groups urged her to stay in the fight. Kemp’s campaign issued a statement that said it was mathematically impossible for Abrams to even force a runoff, much less win outright. It called Abrams’ refusals to...

  • Governor Nov 9, 2018

    Kemp Says He's Georgia's Next Governor; Democrats Want Him to Prove It

    Outgoing Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal stood before a bank of cameras and welcomed into his office a man he recognized as his successor. “The governor-elect,” Deal called Brian Kemp on Thursday, accepting his fellow Republican’s resignation as secretary of state and promising the two would begin work immediately on transition business ahead of a January transfer of power. All of...

  • Attorney Oct 18, 2018

    2 ‘Love & Hip Hop' Stars Arrested in Separate Incidents

    Two stars of this past season of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” have been arrested in separate incidents in metropolitan Atlanta.

  • Asher Klein Oct 16, 2018

    Cattle Roundup Over: Last Cow Caught Weeks After Truck Crash

    Officials say a cow that hoofed it for two weeks on the lam after a livestock truck overturned on a busy interstate junction north of Atlanta has been caught. News outlets report 89 cows initially escaped when the tractor-trailer wrecked before dawn on Oct. 1 on a cloverleaf linking Interstate 75 with Interstate 285. Eleven cows died in the crash....

  • driver Oct 3, 2018

    Dozens of Cows on the Loose Near Atlanta

    More than 80 cows were on the loose near Atlanta after a tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate-285 Monday. The cattle were roaming the roadways in the metro area, dodging police and cars during rush-hour traffic.

  • driver Oct 2, 2018

    Cows Escape After Livestock Truck Crashes in Georgia

    Officials in Georgia had to call in the cavalry Monday after dozens of cows escaped when a tractor-trailer transporting them overturned on a busy junction north of Atlanta. The truck carrying 89 cows overturned around 3 a.m. on the cloverleaf of Interstate 75 and I-285. Many of the cows scattered, causing wrecks and clogging rush-hour traffic.

  • spokeswoman Jun 28, 2018

    Man Found Dead in Braves' Ballpark Cooler Was Minnesota Inventor

    A body found inside a beer cooler at the major league home of the Atlanta Braves belongs to a Minnesota inventor who was doing contract work at the stadium, police in Atlanta’s suburbs said Wednesday. Cobb County police on Wednesday identified him as Todd Keeling, 48, of White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Keeling had worked an overnight shift for a beverage...

  • georgia Oct 20, 2017

    ‘You Are My Slave': School Ends Civil War Dress-Up Activity

    School officials say there will be no more Civil War-related student dress-up activities at a Georgia elementary school after its “Civil War Day” sparked conflict among students, parents and others. Big Shanty Elementary School last month invited fifth-graders to dress up as characters from the war.

  • United States Aug 31, 2017

    Georgia Officer in Dashcam Footage: ‘We Only Kill Black People'

    A police lieutenant in Georgia can be heard in newly unearthed dashcam footage saying that officers “only kill black people.” The officer, a 27-year veteran of Cobb County’s police department identified by his attorney as Lt. Greg Abbott, has been moved to administrative duty pending the outcome of an internal investigation, authorities said. In the July 2016 footage, first reported...

  • officer Jul 8, 2017

    Suspect, Claiming to Have Powerful Bomb, Dies After Standoff

    A man who claimed to have a bomb barricaded himself inside a bank in suburban Atlanta Friday, sparking an hours-long standoff that forced police to bust through a brick wall of the building.

  • officer Jul 8, 2017

    Man Claiming to Have Bomb in Bank Killed in Police Standoff

    A man who claimed to have a bomb that could “take out the room” barricaded himself inside a suburban Atlanta bank Friday, sparking an hours-long standoff that forced police to bust through a brick wall of the building and ended when an officer shot and killed the suspect.

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