John Spink

John Spink is a multi-platform photojournalist with the breaking news team. He provides compelling photos, video and audio from breaking news events for the AJC and its Cox Media Group partners WSB Channel 2 Action News & WSB 750 AM & Now 95.5 FM. Photos by John Spink

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BREAKING: Plan to expand MARTA in Gwinnett fails
Wanda Jackson casts her vote at the Best Friend Park precinct at 6224 Jimmy Carter Blvd in Norcross to vote on Gwinnett's MARTA referendum early Tuesday, March 19, 2019. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Posted: 16 hours ago

Wanda Jackson casts her vote at the Best Friend Park precinct at 6224 Jimmy Carter Blvd in Norcross to vote on Gwinnett's MARTA referendum early Tuesday, March 19, 2019. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM
Bodies of missing Athens men found in Gwinnett storage unit
 The bodies of two men who were reported missing from Athens three months ago were found in a Gwinnett County storage unit Sunday, police said.  Joshua Lee Jackson and Derrick Davion Ruff, both 25, were found dead after a joint investigation led  officers to search a 100-acre area in Gwinnett County off Lawrenceville Highway, according...

Posted: a day ago

The bodies of two men who were reported missing from Athens three months ago were found in a Gwinnett County storage unit Sunday, police said.  Joshua Lee Jackson and Derrick Davion Ruff, both 25, were found dead after a joint investigation led officers to search a 100-acre area in Gwinnett County off Lawrenceville Highway, according...
9 hours later, SWAT officers talk man down from roof of Midtown home
 SWAT officers talked a man down from the roof of a Midtown home after more than nine hours of negotiations Friday. The unidentified man had been on the roof of a home in the 300 block of 4th Street since 5:15 a.m., police said. He is charged with prowling, but Atlanta police said additional charges are possible.  Atlanta police...

Posted: 5 days ago

SWAT officers talked a man down from the roof of a Midtown home after more than nine hours of negotiations Friday. The unidentified man had been on the roof of a home in the 300 block of 4th Street since 5:15 a.m., police said. He is charged with prowling, but Atlanta police said additional charges are possible.  Atlanta police...
Nine times that Atlanta rose from the ashes
001018-10/18/00-JOHN SPINK/staff-ATLANTA/FULTON COUNTY- Eighty per cent of the 12,000 square foot Buckhead mansion of Jeffryy Arnold burned Tuesday night during a 4 alarm blaze at 281 Blackland Road. The Atlanta Fire Department was on the scene Wednesday hitting hot spots as Fire investigators combed the remains for clues as to what may have...

Posted: 6 days ago

001018-10/18/00-JOHN SPINK/staff-ATLANTA/FULTON COUNTY- Eighty per cent of the 12,000 square foot Buckhead mansion of Jeffryy Arnold burned Tuesday night during a 4 alarm blaze at 281 Blackland Road. The Atlanta Fire Department was on the scene Wednesday hitting hot spots as Fire investigators combed the remains for clues as to what may have...
SUV driver ejected, dump truck overturned in 2-vehicle wreck in Fairburn
 A driver in an SUV was seriously injured when she collided with a dump truck in Fairburn on Thursday morning and was ejected.  The collision happened at the intersection of John Rivers Road and U.S. 29, Fairburn police Deputy  Chief Anthony Bazydlo told AJC.com. “The driver of the passenger vehicle tried to make a left turn...

Posted: 7 days ago

A driver in an SUV was seriously injured when she collided with a dump truck in Fairburn on Thursday morning and was ejected.  The collision happened at the intersection of John Rivers Road and U.S. 29, Fairburn police Deputy Chief Anthony Bazydlo told AJC.com. “The driver of the passenger vehicle tried to make a left turn...
2 killed in triple shooting at DeKalb apartment complex
 A second man who was injured overnight in a triple shooting at a DeKalb County apartment complex has died, police said Thursday. Jeremie Tyson, 26, and Andrew Barkley, 23, were killed following an exchange of gunfire at the Vineyard Walk apartments off Flat Shoals Road, police said. DeKalb police were sent to the complex just before 2 a.m...

Posted: 6 days ago

A second man who was injured overnight in a triple shooting at a DeKalb County apartment complex has died, police said Thursday. Jeremie Tyson, 26, and Andrew Barkley, 23, were killed following an exchange of gunfire at the Vineyard Walk apartments off Flat Shoals Road, police said. DeKalb police were sent to the complex just before 2 a.m...
Atlanta police change zoning boundaries to help with response times
EDITORS NOTE: BLOOD ON GROUND - February 5, 2019 Atlanta: An Atlanta police officers rolls up crime scene tape in front of the One Cigar Lounge across from the Varsity. A shooting in the parking lot of the Varsity shut down one block of a major Midtown street for several hours Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2019. Atlanta police told AJC.com a man...

Posted: 8 days ago

EDITORS NOTE: BLOOD ON GROUND - February 5, 2019 Atlanta: An Atlanta police officers rolls up crime scene tape in front of the One Cigar Lounge across from the Varsity. A shooting in the parking lot of the Varsity shut down one block of a major Midtown street for several hours Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2019. Atlanta police told AJC.com a man...