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A 3-year-old police dog died from a heat stroke after being left in his handler’s patrol car, Woodstock police said Tuesday.
Metro Atlantans on Monday coped with downed trees and power lines, flooded roads, damaged homes and flash flood warnings after storms swept into the area Sunday night.
He’s accused of telling a little white lie about a big purple honor. Shane Steven Ladner, of Canton, says he is a Purple Heart recipient after being wounded in December 1989, when he was a 17-year-old soldier in the U.
Widespread rain that had been forecast for parts of metro Atlanta Sunday night failed to materialize, but a flash flood watch posted for the northern suburbs was extended into Monday afternoon as heavier rain in Alabama moved eastward into Georgia.
The heavy rain that flooded streets, forced the evacuation of a Sandy Springs apartment complex and trapped residents inside one Cherokee County neighborhood late Wednesday had diminished by early Thursday, as the threat from another deluge moved south of metro Atlanta.
A 46-year-old Acworth woman found face-down in Allatoona Lake on Tuesday died in a hospital in Marietta on Wednesday.
The customized, wheelchair-accessible van reported stolen in Cherokee County on Monday morning was found when the owner spotted it in the afternoon, authorities said.
An alert resident of a Cherokee County subdivision is being credited with helping deputies catch two teenagers who allegedly broke into multiple vehicles in the neighborhood.
Just in time for the dog days of summer, residents of Cherokee County have a new place to keep cool.
Metro Atlantans hitting the road for the holiday weekend will be paying about 13 cents a gallon more for gas than last Memorial Day.
The new Falcons stadium moved another step forward, with approval of a design including a retractable roof, plus a wall of glass with a skyline view and a video board that encircles the roof opening.
For this Atlantan and others, jumping into the pool can be cathartic release of old fears
Read this and pass it on: “I really hated the idea of taking a kidney from someone, especially from my daughter.
Updated every Friday, Mark Arum tells us where we can find construction, events and anything else to slow us down on the roads this weekend.
Burrell Ellis, twice elected to the top post in Georgia’s third-largest county under a pledge of progress, was indicted Tuesday afternoon on 15 counts of political corruption that could bring a stunning end to his once-promising career.