Atlanta

  • Mother caught exchanging her daughters to pedophiles for money is facing 20 years!

    An Atlanta-area mother will spend 20 years in prison after admitting she allowed her young daughters to be sexually abused by two pedophiles in exchange for money, according to multiple news reports. The 25-year-old woman — whom PEOPLE is not identifying so as to protect the identity of her...
  • Another Atlanta jurisdiction decriminalizes marijuana!

    When it comes to how to punish people caught with a small amount of marijuana, Fulton County is following the lead of Atlanta and the city of South Fulton. Offenders caught with less than an ounce of weed will no longer be punished with jail time. The new law...
  • City of Atlanta is missing years of dash cam footage! Hacker demands a ransom!

    Years of video evidence gathered by police has been lost thanks to a ransomware attack on Atlanta in the US. Most of the lost evidence involves dashcam recordings, said Atlanta police chief Erika Shields in a local newspaper interview. The footage was “lost and cannot be recovered”, said Ms...
  • Ex-Mayor Kasim Reed withheld subpoena aimed at airport in Atlanta bribery probe

    ATLANTA – Former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed’s administration last year withheld from the public a potentially explosive federal subpoena, concealing the full scope of the corruption investigation at City Hall, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News have learned. The 10-point subpoena — dated Sept. 9, 2016, and...
  • ‘You work for me’: Atlanta’s Channel 2 obtains 911 call that led to T.I.’s arrest

    HENRY COUNTY, Ga. – Channel 2 Action News has obtained the 911 call that led to rapper T.I.’s arrest Wednesday morning.  In the 10-minute phone call, a security guard tells the dispatcher that a resident is threatening him. “I’ve been threatened by a resident, and he’s here now knocking on...
  • Chick-fil-A in Vine City robbed at gunpoint

    A man carrying a gun entered a Chick-Fil-A restaurant and demanded money Monday morning, Atlanta police say. The robbery happened at 10:50 at the new location on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the Vine City neighborhood. Atlanta Police Department described the suspect as a black male and said...
  • Woman found hanging from tree at Walmart

    SOUTH FULTON, Ga. – Police confirm that a woman whose body was found attached to a tree was in fact hanging from it Monday morning. Police got the call around 3:30AM. Her body was found hanging from a tree at a Walmart Supercenter located on Old National Highway at...
  • Judge who canceled court to attend Super Bowl pep rally under investigation

    ATLANTA – Channel 2 Action News has learned that the state agency which oversees judges is investigating an Atlanta judge whose work habits and judicial conduct have been the subject of complaints. Investigative reporter Richard Belcher says one incident includes a Super Bowl pep rally. The judge in question...
  • Atlanta shooting leaves 1 teen dead, 1 man wounded

    ATLANTA (AP) – A double shooting in Atlanta has left one teen dead and a man wounded. WXIA-TV quotes Atlanta Police Homicide Commander Lt. Carven Tyus as saying the shooting happened late Wednesday night in a southwest Atlanta neighborhood. He said officers responding to a report of an injured person...