Keisha Lance Bottoms Won’t Run For Reelection As Atlanta Mayor

In a move that shocked Georgia political circles, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced she would not seek re-election later this year. The first term executive had been raising money, including holding a virtual fundraiser with President Joe Biden, for her reelection. On Thursday night, Bottoms published a lengthy open letter and slickly produced video… Continue reading Keisha Lance Bottoms Won’t Run For Reelection As Atlanta Mayor

Man With 6 Firearms Arrested At Grocery Store Following Tip From ‘Startled’ Shopper

This photo provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows weapons Rico Marley was armed with at the time of his arrest on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Authorities say Marley, who walked into an Atlanta grocery store with multiple guns and body armor, was spotted by a witness who immediately became suspicious and alerted management. (Atlanta Police Department via AP)

A 22 year-old man armed with multiple guns was arrested on Wednesday in Atlanta after a shopper overheard him loading weapons in a grocery store bathroom. Charles Russell was entering the restroom in a Publix supermarket when he heard “clicking sounds” coming from a bathroom stall, according to a police incident report. Then he saw… Continue reading Man With 6 Firearms Arrested At Grocery Store Following Tip From ‘Startled’ Shopper

Update: Atlanta Spa shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder

Robert Aaron Long, the white man accused of fatally shooting eight people in several Atlanta-area spas has been officially charged with eight counts of murder. According to NBC News, the 21-year-old is also facing an aggravated assault charge over the shooting spree which began on Tuesday, March 16. Long was arrested in southwest Georgia, around… Continue reading Update: Atlanta Spa shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder

2 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Atlanta apartment building (Graphic video)

The sounds of gunfire startled residents early Thursday, Feb 11, in an apartment building in suburban Sandy Springs, north of Atlanta. Police were called to The Eva Apartments at 789 Hammond Drive in north Fulton County, around 2 a.m. in response to reports of shots fired. They found three males shot inside an apartment. Two… Continue reading 2 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Atlanta apartment building (Graphic video)

EXCLUSIVE DETAILSRAPPER KING VONKILLED IN ATLANTA SHOOTING

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … a deadly shootout broke out early Friday morning outside the Monaco Hookah Lounge in downtown Atlanta, with gunfire being exchanged between 2 groups of men who were arguing with each other. Our sources say there were off-duty Atlanta police officers working at the club and an on-duty cop patrolling… Continue reading EXCLUSIVE DETAILSRAPPER KING VONKILLED IN ATLANTA SHOOTING

Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd, 70, is shot dead in Atlanta

Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has died at the age of 70 after being shot. The actor, who was best known for his frequent collaborations with director Spike Lee, died of multiple gunshot wounds in the early hours of Sunday, October 4, the Atlanta Police Department confirmed. The actor, whose credits included Lee films such as Clockers, Bamboozled and Chi-Raq,… Continue reading Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd, 70, is shot dead in Atlanta

Coronavirus updates: Cuomo takes heat over nursing home deaths; California tightens restrictions; New York sends testing teams to Atlanta

Much-needed pandemic help was on its way to Atlanta on Tuesday while Californians joined a lengthening list of Americans facing tighter restrictions in the face of the rapidly burgeoning coronavirus crisis. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday in a joint conference with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms that his state would send testing and contact tracing… Continue reading Coronavirus updates: Cuomo takes heat over nursing home deaths; California tightens restrictions; New York sends testing teams to Atlanta

Again, Rema makes it to several billboards in Miami, Atlanta, Los Angeles and New York

Fast rising Nigerian singer, Divine Ikubor alias Rema is excited after he made it to several billboards in US for the umpteenth time. He made his excitement known in a post he shared recently on his verified Instagram page. Recall that few weeks ago, Rema’s face was spotted for the first time in Los Angeles. And now, receiving videos from fans who spotted his… Continue reading Again, Rema makes it to several billboards in Miami, Atlanta, Los Angeles and New York

An 8-year-old was fatally shot in Atlanta near Wendy’s restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was killed, police say

Gunfire broke out on Fourth of July weekend in Atlanta, injuring over 20 people and killing three, including an 8-year-old girl, police said. An investigation is underway after the 8-year-old was fatally shot Saturday night across the street from the Wendy’s restaurant where a former police officer killed Rayshard Brooks, officials said. Secoriea Turner was riding in… Continue reading An 8-year-old was fatally shot in Atlanta near Wendy’s restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was killed, police say