Atlanta

  • Woman adopts baby from woman she met on plane

    A chance meeting on a Delta flight from Atlanta to Raleigh connected two women in a unique way.  One was considering putting her baby up for adoption and the other was looking to adopt. Temple Phipps was seated next to Samantha Snipes on the flight and the two women...
  • Kasim Reed repays $12k after AJC asks for his city credit card bills

    ATLANTA – Two months after leaving office, former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed reimbursed taxpayers nearly $12,000 for charges made to his city-issued credit card over the past three years, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution investigation has found. The charges Reed repaid included a $2,300 political contribution to the Democratic Party; four...
  • Atlanta mayor on mass resignations: ‘We needed a fresh look at our leadership’

    ATLANTA – Atlanta’s mayor held a news conference Tuesday, one day after asking her entire cabinet to resign. Keisha Lance Bottoms spoke about transparency and the reasoning behind her decision. During a cabinet meeting on Monday, Bottoms told 26 top city officials that she wanted their resignation letters by the end of...
  • Atlanta City Hall shakeup: Mayor asks entire cabinet to resign

    Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday told her cabinet members that she wants their resignations by the end of the day. A city official said that Bottoms has also told her cabinet — a group that includes 35 top city officials — that she will decide by the...
  • Fox Theatre’s $10M Marquee Club rooftop & lounge opens in May

    ATLANTA – The Fox Theatre’s highly anticipated Marquee Club, complete with multiple bars, Moroccan-style lounges and rooftop views of Atlanta’s iconic Peachtree Street, will finally open its doors to the public next month. A ceremonial grand opening for inaugural members is scheduled for Thursday May 17, with non-member access...
  • Feds indict former Atlanta official Mitzi Bickers in bribery probe

    ATLANTA – In handcuffs and leg irons, The Rev. Mitzi Bickers made her first appearance in federal court Thursday to face charges that she took $2 million in bribes to steer city of Atlanta contracts to at least two contractors from 2010 to 2015. Channel 2’s Richard Belcher was...
  • Amazon visited Atlanta this week amid search for HQ2

    ATLANTA – Channel 2 Action News has learned that representatives from Amazon visited Atlanta this week as part of their search for its second headquarters. HQ2 could bring a $5 billion campus with as many as 50,000 jobs to the region. Amazon identified Atlanta as one of 20 finalists for HQ2, and...
  • March Madness: Sweet 16 fanfare descends upon Atlanta

    ATLANTA — Expect to see a lot of college basketball fans in downtown Atlanta on Thursday ahead of the Sweet 16 later in the evening at Philips Arena. The road to Atlanta started with a dramatic finish – eleventh seed Loyola Chicago beating third seed Tennessee making it to...
  • Vice President Mike Pence to visit Atlanta Friday

    ATLANTA – Vice President Mike Pence will visit Atlanta on Friday to attend two events. Pence arrive in Atlanta at 3:30 p.m. and deliver keynote remarks at an America First Policies “Tax Cuts to Put America First” event where he will be joined by Scott Pruitt, the Administrator of the Environmental...