Willie A. Watkins Talks About Bridge Renaming And Annual Memorial Day Festival
"I give God all the glory", says Willie Watkins. The longtime businessman, known best for the string of funeral homes bearing his name across Atlanta, is being recognized by the Georgia Legislature. The bridge on Interstate 20, Exit 55A West...
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Layzie Bone Helped Save Man's Life on Wyoming Freeway
A driver had gone into diabetic shock and was spinning out in front of them.
Cobb County Man Sentenced To 22 Years For Producing Child Pornography
Shawnston Beudoin of Kennesaw has been sentenced to 22 years in federal prison for producing child pornography. "Beaudoin preyed on the vulnerable and innocent of our society for his own personal pleasure. This office’s Project Safe Childhood...
Congressman Applauds President For Demilitarizing Local Police But Says Permanent Change Is Needed
President Barack Obama is ordering police to no longer use military-style equipment seen recently in high-profile protests across the country. President Obama's executive order bars the use of grenade launchers, tracked armored vehicles,...
Mother Says Police Chief Needs To Be Fired As Case Is Reopened Into The Death of Ariston Waiters
It's been almost three and a half years since Freda Waiters lost her only son. 19 year old Ariston Waiters was shot and killed by a Union City police officer on December 14, 2011. According to Waiters' attorney, Mawuli Davis, Officer Luther Lewis...
Former Credit Union Of Georgia Executive Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud
A former executive with the Credit Union of Georgia faces a July 30th sentencing after being convicted of mail fraud in Atlanta federal court. Donna Perkins, a former Assistant Vice President of Risk Management with the company, admitted stealing...
Baby Bou Bou Supporters Ask Feds For Answers As Anniversary Nears
The federal investigation concerning young Bounkham Phonesavahn will be on the table today in Atlanta during a meeting with Acting U.S. Attorney John Horn. The 19-month old boy was severely injured on May 28, 2014, when a drug raid went bad in...
Dekalb County Selects New School Superintendent
Dekalb County, Georgia's third-largest school district, has chosen a new superintendent. He is 61 year old Dr. Stephen Green, who currently leads the Kansas City School District. A Dekalb County news release indicates that Green will begin the job on...
TNT Academy Principal Fired: NAACP Applauds Immediate Action By School Board
Nancy Gordeuk had claimed that 'the devil made her do it'. But her apology apparently was not enough for the TNT Academy Board of Directors. They fired her. Board chair, Dr. Heidi Anderson wrote in a statement, "In light of recent events, the board...
Atlanta Falcons To Rise Up And Bike: Friday Is Bike To Work Day
Tomorrow is National Bike to Work Day, and Atlanta Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff is apparently ready to ride. Rise Up and Bike to Work is presented by Northside Hospital. According to the Atlanta Falcons, Dimitroff will ride a loop...