Marietta school leaders are trying to cut back on bad behavior among parents. A new civility policy seeks to improve conduct of parents. More>>
An outside investigation has cleared the Stockbridge city manager. He was accused of pretending to be a cop while stopping a trucker in South Georgia. More>>
Marietta police are searching for a man accused of picking up a woman in a vehicle purported to be a taxi cab and then sexually assaulting her. More>>
A crash involving a seafood carrier slowed traffic along Interstate 75 in Henry County Wednesday. The collision happened just before noon near Jonesboro Road.
Crews are battling a blaze at a home in Stone Mountain. More>>
A small gesture by a military veteran turned into a large one for an entire Chamblee community. More>>
The Atlanta Tea Party is planning to file a lawsuit challenging the Braves stadium deal with Cobb County. More>>
An Atlanta grandmother faces criminal charges after she allegedly stole toys from a donation bin, a gallon of hand soap and 10 rolls of toilet paper.
Lawyers for the parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat are calling on the governor to order a coroner's inquest. More>>
Authorities have charged an East Point mother after she allegedly admitted to falsely reporting that her 3-year-old daughter was missing. More>>
Officials are looking for two children they believe ran away late Tuesday night from their Cherokee County homes. More>>
Three suspects in a Cherokee County murder have been taken into custody, authorities said. Two were arrested on Tuesday, while police caught up with the third on Wednesday. More>>
Athens-Clarke County officials say a prisoner escaped a work detail early Wednesday. The man was captured shortly after.
Fairburn Police have identified a teenager struck and killed Tuesday while walking close to the tracks. More>>
Police said a person was shot on a MARTA bus on Tuesday afternoon. More>>
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Help has poured in for a family whose Christmas presents were stolen in a home invasion on Monday night. More>>
Police in Union City say they're searching for a woman who was handcuffed when she stole a patrol car. More>>
A Henry County baby finally got the miracle he'd been waiting on for months. More>>
The Weather Channel says it needs tax breaks to expand its Cobb County headquarters. The talks come on the heels of the county's deal with the Atlanta Braves to build a new stadium in the area. More>>
A young mother of 8 is in the Douglas County Jail, accused of starving her 6-week-old baby. Jamie Lynn Bentley, 33, of Lithia Springs, faces a felony cruelty of children charge. More>>
Ted Turner says he's shocked the Braves are moving out of the ballpark named after him in downtown Atlanta. More>>
Students at Arabia Mountain High School and Murphey Candler Elementary School are being transferred to nearby schools following a problem with the water systems, officials say.
A man was pulled from a house fire overnight in southwest Atlanta but did not survive his injuries, officials confirm. The fire happened at a home on Lawton Avenue. More>>
Police said two crooks held a family up at gunpoint and robbed them of their Christmas presents in Forest Park on Monday. More>>
A new policy forbids Henry County police officers from having visible tattoos. More>>
Authorities are searching for two men who robbed a Subway restaurant in Hampton on Thursday. More>>
He may only be 5, but this Covington Police officer made the biggest "arrest" of his young life on Saturday. More>>
Some Atlanta city workers have damaged time card clocks to avoid having their work validated, FOX 5 has learned. More>>
Sentences were handed down Monday in the Dekalb school corruption trial. Former School Superintendent Crawford Lewis learned he will serve prison time after serving as a state witness.
Atlanta Public School officials have announced an investigation into players and coaches of the Grady High School football program. More>>
A beloved teacher, who helped mold minds at Mimosa Elementary for nearly six years, lost her battle with a rare cancer, but her courage is something friends say can't be taught in a classroom.
A new, free-of-charge service gets you the answers you need to have stress-free pregnancy. The program is a service of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Emory University. More>>
Former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The announcement came Monday morning, along with two other nominations.
Atlanta Police say a man was shot dead after answering a knock on his door. The shooting happened early Monday morning at the Auburn Glen Apartments on Boulevard Southeast.
Some tech gifts just don't get all the big headlines that other do during the holiday season. So, for those who are looking for the perfect gift for the tech person in your life who has everything, we have some off-the-radar suggestions. More>>
Police released video of the last known sighting of a woman who is the subject of an active Mattie's Call. More>>
The rainy Sunday caused a number of crashes and even took down some trees across north Georgia and metro Atlanta. More>>
The Atlanta area lost a warrior this week and her role in the biggest invasion in world history remained a mystery for decades. More>>
Johnson died at his Lowndes County High School earlier this year. He was rolled up inside a wrestling mat. More>>
An icon of Atlanta marked a major milestone birthday Sunday with an evening of praise and celebration. More>>
The Christmas lights are officially on at the Georgia Governor's Mansion on Sunday. More>>
It is the newest tourist attraction in Atlanta and it is reaching out to the community this holiday season. More>>
Several memorials were held this weekend across the nation including in Georgia for "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker. More>>
It is a cautionary tale for holiday shoppers. The season cheer also brings crime. So, police want you to stay alert and take precautions so no Grinch steals your Christmas. More>>
A suburban Atlanta county has spawned the latest skirmish between tea party conservative and mainstream business interests. More>>
East Savannah residents are working with state officials to figure out what's causing a layer of white dust to cover outdoor surfaces and what it's made out of. More>>
Nearly 100 demonstrators and their dogs gathered in Augusta to protest Georgia Regents University using dogs to test dental implants. More>>
Columbus police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at an intersection. More>>
The park marking the spot where Confederate President Jefferson Davis was captured by Union forces at the end of the Civil War may close. More>>
A Delta Air Lines flight from Seattle to Atlanta has been diverted to Spokane International Airport after a 16-year-old boy died on board. More>>
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will attend a memorial service for the late South African leader Nelson Mandela. More>>
Two people have been injured in a shooting on a Brookhaven highway. More>>
Kerry Armstrong has been elected chairman of the Atlanta Regional Commission, the planning agency for a 10-county region in the Atlanta area. More>>
Johns Creek police officers are offering a free safety and self-defense class for women. More>>
Ten historic cottages on Tybee Island are opening their doors for a holiday home tour. More>>
A little hero was rewarded on Friday for her big brave act. More>>
Neighbors in a south Fulton County community are banding together to battle crime after the murder of a woman in her own home. More>>
Football fans are descending upon Atlanta for this weekend's SEC Championship Game. More>>
Some community activists have offered a reward to help find the crooks that attacked an elderly couple at their southwest Atlanta home earlier this week. More>>
Four city of Atlanta employees have been fired after being suspected of driving city cars while drunk, FOX 5 has learned. More>>
Police are searching for a bogus Bible sales rep wanted for armed robbery. More>>
Authorities say a group of boys attacked and stabbed another teen in Clarkston on Friday morning. More>>
Authorities say they've ruled the death of a 16-year-old girl in Jefferson a homicide. More>>
A local business owner has donated $1,000 to an Athens animal shelter in dire financial straits. More>>
Atlanta Police have issued a 'Mattie's Call' for Judith Beadle, 30, last seen in the 800 block of Peachtree Street northeast. Police say Beadle has been diagnosed with "diminished mental capacity".
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A large tree knocked out power and caused a headache for drivers along Church Street at Baker Road. More>>
Two people were stuck by a vehicle under an interstate overpass in Northeast Atlanta overnight. Police say the driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
A rally in front an Atlanta fast-food restaurant early Thursday morning pushing for higher wages and the right for workers to unionize brought out about two dozen protestors, but very few fast-food workers. More>>
The Rev. Joseph Lowery said that everyone could learn from revered civil rights icon Nelson Mandela. More>>
A community wants answers in the death of a 43-year-old woman who was shot in her south Fulton County home. More>>
Three men accused of breaking into cars at a Fayette County church were arrested after a high-speed chase, authorities said. More>>
An animal shelter in Athens is closing its doors and searching for homes for its pets. More>>
Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old female in Jefferson. More>>
Police are trying to find a pair of thieves who broke into a gas station on Thursday. More>>
A woman has died after being shot during a home invasion early Sunday morning, authorities said. Police are still searching for the gunman behind the deadly shooting. More>>
If you are a parent, you know kids just don't play like they used to. All the new technology out there is making it tough to get them off the sofa, but what can you do with a couch potato kid? More>>
With cars, there can be suspicious smells and noises that mean something is acting up. Those clues can help you when diagnosing the problem. More>>
Doctors have used stem cells to treat the injuries of elite athletes, but now they are being used to help keep man's best friend out of too much pain. More>>
Authorities say two boys are facing charges in connection with a threatening note found in a boys' restroom at Gainesville High School. More>>
Police in Savannah say a man accused of lying to authorities after accidentally shooting himself has been charged with providing false information to police, obstruction and other offenses. More>>
A hearing is set for a lawsuit filed by a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and want the Georgia university system to grant them in-state tuition. More>>
A controversial Hindu preacher with a penchant for suing disillusioned followers has returned to Atlanta in handcuffs. More>>
Two local children are searching for the perfect gift this holiday season: they're trying to find a kidney for their grandmother. More>>
A 1-year-old child was killed after being run over by his mother in Barrow County, FOX 5's George Franco reports. More>>
Authorities said they are working a stabbing at Clarkston High School on Wednesday afternoon. It was not immediately clear who had been stabbed, but officials did confirm that someone was in custody. More>>
A small voice spoke up about a big issue on Wednesday. Katie Munford, 8, pleaded with metro Atlanta officials to keep the Braves stadium downtown. More>>
A swimmer puppy named Thurston is beating the odds thanks to a local rescue group.They're called "swimmer" puppies because their legs splay out to the side, making it hard to crawl or walk. It's a difficult More>>
The chief of Atlanta's water department insists that security has been improved at its facilities, despite reports of repeated thefts of expensive equipment. More>>
Officials have confirmed that an Emory plastic surgeon was the sole victim of a single-engine plane crash in Dawsonville on Monday.
Once upon a time, they showed Georgians that girls can do what boys can. The Monroe Girls Corps was started in 1949 as an all-girl marching band made up of Monroe area students. More>>
Police have issued a Mattie's Call for a woman who went missing Tuesday afternoon in Clayton County. More>>
A local military family is getting a brand new home just in time for Christmas. It is all thanks to Operation Homefront. More>>
The credit bureaus are looking into a new way to measure your credit rating. The big three are always trying to figure out what kind of credit risk you are. More>>
A Christmas tree and glowing fireplace are festive holiday traditions, but they can be dangerous. There are some easy ways to prevent emergencies this holiday season. More>>
A local community came together on Tuesday to remember victims of crime. More>>
Atlanta police are defending the way they handled the case of a missing 72-year-old Atlanta woman who was found dead over the weekend. More>>
A young Cobb County couple says thieves stole a set of priceless heirloom engagement rings, before they ever had the chance to use them. More>>
Despite pledges from Mayor Kasim Reed's administration, thefts are continuing to happen at water plants in Atlanta, FOX 5 has learned. More>>
A victim in a high profile child molestation case says he wants parents to learn a valuable lesson from his painful ordeal. More>>
The Transportation Security Administration is cashing in on the loose change air travelers are leaving at airport security checkpoints. More>>
Atlanta police are searching for several masked, armed men who attacked an elderly couple inside their home early Tuesday. More>>
A fast moving effort rescued a construction worker from a water-filled manhole in DeKalb County. More>>
A 5-year-old boy's dream of being a law enforcement officer became reality on Monday.
Nearly $150,000 of equipment was stolen from the Atlanta Department of Watershed. More>>
Eight families were turned out into the cold following a early morning apartment fire on Thanksgiving Day in Smyrna. In all, 32 people were affected, including one family who was visiting the area for the holiday. More>>