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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Examiner.com
Officials have identified the second woman whose body was found in a closet with a door that had been nailed shut earlier this month in northwest Atlanta. But so far, police have not identified a suspect in either of the women's murder. Comment?
Saturday | via WDUN-AM Gainesville
A man is in critical condition at Grady Hospital in Atlanta following a shootout with Pickens County Sheriff's Deputies. Deputies Ryne Kirkland and Travis Curran responded to a domestic disturbance call at 9:15 p.m. Christmas Eve to Ned Womack's home on Bethany Road. Comment?
Friday Dec 26 | via Examiner.com
A man allegedly stabbed to death a woman believed to be his wife and then killed himself in an apparent murder - suicide in an Atlanta home early Christmas morning. Still, the investigation continues into what led to this couple's deadly end. Comment?
Thursday Dec 25 | via Fetch Your News
Pickens County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call involving a domestic dispute at approximately 9:15 pm on December 24th. Update on the case below. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 24 | via Examiner.com
Jake Jackson, 32, is wanted for murder in the shooting of his ex-wife at her home in Decatur, DeKalb County police said. Police are looking for a man who allegedly shot and killed his ex-wife Wednesday afternoon in DeKalb County. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 24 | via MyFoxAtlanta
The Atlanta Police Department says a man and a woman were found dead in a home early Christmas morning. Police say they were dispatched to a shooting in the 900 block of Mayson Turner Road NW just before 4 a.m. When police arrived at the scene, they found a man dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via Examiner.com
A former Delta employee was arrested after he allegedly managed to help smuggle more than 150 guns from Atlanta to New York. The man allegedly used his clearance as a baggage handler to help smuggle the guns at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, federal officials announced Tuesday. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via Patch.com
A baggage handler for Delta Air Lines in Atlanta reportedly helped smuggle 18 guns and ammunition in an accomplice's carry-on bag on a Dec. 10 flight from Atlanta to New York, according to an FBI affidavit. Eugene Harvey, a current Delta baggage handler at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, reportedly used his security clearance to help former Delta employee Mark Henry bring firearms in his carry-on luggage. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via CNN
A baggage handler for Delta Air Lines moved a lot more than just luggage, authorities say -- he also helped smuggle firearms. And his accomplice managed to board a flight with 18 guns and ammunition in his carry-on bag, an affidavit states. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via Creative Loafing Atlanta
Eight protesters connected to each other via lockboxes and laid down in a circle in the middle of Lenox and Peachtree roads. Around 3 p.m. last Saturday, several-dozen protesters ran into the crowded intersection at Lenox and Peachtree roads and peacefully shut down traffic for more than 90 minutes. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via Sandy Springs Neighbor
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department's Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Dec. 7 through 13. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White. Editor's note: Due to early holiday deadlines, the Neighbor did not get the Sandy Springs Police Department's report in time for this edition. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via MyFoxAtlanta
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a Christmas Eve shooting that involved Pickens County Sheriff's deputies. The Pickens County Sheriff's Office says that deputies were dispatched to a home around 9:15 p.m. after someone called 911 saying there was a domestic dispute. Comment?
Monday Dec 22 | via WDUN-AM Gainesville
An Atlanta airline baggage handler suspected of helping smuggle firearms onto passenger jets to New York City has been arrested by federal agents, authorities said Monday. A FBI affidavit said there was enough evidence to charge Delta ramp agent Eugene Harvey, 31, with trafficking firearms, violating airport security and aiding others in the scheme. Comment?
Monday Dec 22 | via Firerescue1
Predicting the future is an interesting and risky proposition. If you get it right, folks think that you have some type of amazing insight into life, followed undeserved accolades. Comment?
Saturday Dec 20 | via Mashable
Hundreds of protesters gathered at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota on Saturday, forcing parts of the building to close and ignoring the mall's warnings that the protest could result in arrests. At the height of holiday shopping season, similar demonstrations were planned at malls across the country Saturday, including Philadelphia's King of Prussia Mall and shopping centers in Cleveland, Atlanta and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Comment?
Saturday Dec 20 | via Creative Loafing Atlanta
On the weekend before Christmas, last-minute shoppers descended upon Buckhead to pick up last-minute gifts for their friends and family. And protesters, who in recent weeks have taken to Atlanta's streets over the non-indictments of police officers responsible for the killings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y. , decided to stage one of their most disruptive demonstrations yet by shutting down a major intersection near two of Atlanta's biggest shopping centers. Comment?
Nov 11, 2014 | via Fetch Your News
Pickens County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call involving a domestic dispute at approximately 9:15 pm on December 24th. According to reports the Pickens Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a residence located in the Bethany Moorings area in Pickens County on Christmas Eve. Comment?
Nov 11, 2014 | via MyFoxAtlanta
A gunman stormed a Henry County Dollar General store with customers inside and one man stepped in to protect his friend. The incident was caught on camera. Comment?
Oct 6, 2014 | via MyFoxAtlanta
For nearly a year, an unknown amount of guns, some of them loaded, were smuggled through Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport with the help of a Delta employee, according to a federal affidavit FOX 5 obtained Monday. Federal investigators say the guns were transported in carry-on bags and taken to New York, where they were sold on the black market. Comment?
Aug 11, 2014 | via MyFoxAtlanta
Police are now searching for the shooter who opened fire in the lobby of the Midtown Art Cinema theater late Tuesday night. By witness accounts, a large audience applauded the screening of Finesse, a comedy about rappers, when their smiles turned to screams. Comment?
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