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Former Atlanta News Anchor Amanda Davis Charged with DUI

Former Atlanta News Anchor Amanda Davis Charged with DUI

Former Atlanta news anchor Amanda Davis was charged with a DUI in Cobb County, Ga. Davis was pulled over less than a mile from her home. She was arrested at about 12:50 a.m. Monday before being released on $1650 bond a few hours later. Davis, who was a longtime news […]

by · June 15, 2015 · Atlanta News
Greg Byrd, 2 Sons and Jackie Kulzer Killed in Small Plane Crash on I285 in Atlanta

Greg Byrd, 2 Sons and Jackie Kulzer Killed in Small Plane Crash on I285 in Atlanta

Greg Byrd, his sons, Christopher and Phillip Byrd, and Jackie Kulzer were killed in a plane crash on I285 in DeKalb County, Ga., Friday morning. The Piper Lance took off from DeKalb-Peachtree Airport for a 90-minute flight. The plane went down on the I285 bringing traffic in both directions to […]

by · May 8, 2015 · Atlanta News
Clayton County GA Sheriff Victor Hill Involved in “Accidental” Shooting

Clayton County GA Sheriff Victor Hill Involved in “Accidental” Shooting

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is involved in an “accidental” shooting in Gwinnett County, Ga., on Sunday. Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Brian Doan said Gwenevere McCord was shot at 2567 Britt Trail Drive in Lawrenceville. Her condition in not known at this time. Victor Hill was reelected as Clayton County’s […]

by · May 3, 2015 · Atlanta News
Alexia Christian Killed in Police-Involved Shooting After Gunfire Exchange in Patrol Car

Alexia Christian Killed in Police-Involved Shooting After Gunfire Exchange in Patrol Car

Alexia Christian killed in officer-involved shooting Alexia Christian, 25, has been identified as the suspect killed in a police-involved shooting in downtown Atlanta on Thursday evening after exchanging gunfire with an officer while inside a patrol car. The shooting occurred in front of the Atlanta police station near Underground Atlanta […]

by · May 1, 2015 · Atlanta News
Ex-Peachtree City Police Chief William McCollom Indicted for Shooting Ex-Wife

Ex-Peachtree City Police Chief William McCollom Indicted for Shooting Ex-Wife

Former Peachtree City police chief William McCollom will be charged with reckless conduct after shooting his ex-wife, Margaret McCollom, in their home as she slept. McCollom was indicted by a grand jury on the reckless conduct charge. Maggie McCollom was left paralyzed from the waist down from the shooting. William […]

by · April 15, 2015 · Atlanta News
Doris Beardsley, Wife of Brookhaven Official, Found Shot to Death

Doris Beardsley, Wife of Brookhaven Official, Found Shot to Death

Brookhaven shooting Doris Beardsley, the wife of Brookhaven, Ga., official Jed Beardsley, was found shot to death at her home in DeKalb County. According to the medical examiner’s office, Beardsley was shot and killed shortly before 8 p.m. at her home in the 1000 block of Hunters Brook Court. The […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Atlanta News
11 Educators Convicted in APS Cheating Scandal a Disgrace to Black Community

11 Educators Convicted in APS Cheating Scandal a Disgrace to Black Community

APS cheating scandal verdicts (OPINION) — The 11 Atlanta educators convicted of racketeering in the biggest test cheating scandal to rock the U.S.  should be ashamed of themselves. It is a sad commentary that black educators, charged with helping black students realize their potential, have failed them on so many […]

by · April 2, 2015 · Atlanta News
Douglasville Shooting:  Gunman Shoots 7, Killing 5, Including Ex-Wife and Kids (Photo Credit: WSB-TV Video Screengrab)

Douglasville Shooting: Gunman Shoots 7, Killing 5, Including Ex-Wife and Kids

Seven people were shot, five killed, including the suspected shooter and his 7-year-old daughter in a Douglasville, Ga., subdivision on Saturday afternoon. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports a neighbor, Angela Ansah, described the shooter as a “mysterious” man. Andrew Ansah told the newspaper that “a neighbor tried to intervene when the dad chased […]

by · February 7, 2015 · Atlanta News
Why Did Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Skip MLK Commemoration?

Why Did Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Skip MLK Commemoration?

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal was M.I.A. from a commemoration for Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Deal “skipped town over the weekend for an economic development trip. Just where he went is being treated like a state secret,” the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. “His office won’t disclose where the state’s top […]

by · January 21, 2015 · Atlanta News
Maggie McCollom, Wife of Peachtree City Police Chief, Left Paralyzed After Shooting

Maggie McCollom, Wife of Peachtree City Police Chief, Left Paralyzed After Shooting

WSB-TV reports Maggie McCollom, who was shot in the back by her husband, Peachtree City police chief, is paralyzed from waist down. Maggie McCollom was shot in the back as she slept in their home on New Year’s Day. She has since been released from an Atlanta hospital, but here […]

by · January 15, 2015 · Atlanta News