Tuesday afternoon forecast
Bundle up tonight, freezing temperatures are expected to hit our area later this week. Here's a look at your FOX 5 Storm Team forecast.
First Alert Forecast: Pleasant Day Ahead, Cold Front Arriving Tonight
Get ready for a beautiful afternoon with temperatures climbing into the upper 50s. However, brace yourself for a cold blast arriving tonight, bringing wind gusts and possible flurries in higher elevations. The week ahead promises a warming trend, but watch out for rain this weekend.
Atlanta Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Suspect in Fisher Road Shooting
Atlanta Police Department seeks public assistance in solving a deadly shooting on Fisher Road. Investigators believe a man, shown on screen, is connected to the crime. Information leading to his arrest could earn you a reward of up to $22,000.
Lessons Learned and Preparations Made in Atlanta Since 'Snowmageddon' 2014
Discover what Atlanta has learned since the infamous 'Snowmageddon' of 2014. Find out how the state has ramped up its winter weather preparations, from increasing brine supplies to implementing a robust emergency response program. Will these changes make future snowstorms easier to navigate?
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in atlanta, GA
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to atlanta..
Decatur livestock guardian dog that warded off coyotes nominated for Farm Dog of the Year
A year after fighting off and killing several coyotes to protect five sheep, Decatur’s own Casper the livestock guardian dog has been nominated for Farm Dog of the Year by the American Farm Bureau Federation. A panel of judges with the Farm Bureau will choose the winner based on...
Love holiday movies? Spot these Georgia locations in 'Dashing Through the Snow' and 6 more
As Georgia celebrates 50 years in the film industry, Gov. Brian Kemp announced in September that productions spent $4.1 billion in the state during fiscal year 2023. With new facilities including Gray Television and Lionsgate Studios coming to the region, Georgia will have 7 million square feet of studio space, second only to California.
Man arrested after fight at South Fulton restaurant leads to deadly shooting
A man is in jail after a fight at a South Fulton restaurant led to a deadly shooting last week, according to officials.
From UGA Track Star to Award-Winning Filmmaker: The Inspiring Journey of Local Resident Casey Nelson
Casey Nelson, a long-time fan of the University of Georgia (UGA), has fond memories of attending football games and playing frisbee on North Campus. He was awarded a track and field scholarship to UGA, a school he greatly admired. During his time there, he developed an interest in cinema.
New Fulton County Animal Shelter Opens to Alleviate Overcrowding
• A new $40 million animal shelter has opened in metro Atlanta to combat overcrowding. • The Fulton County Animal Shelter is located on Industrial Boulevard in Atlanta. • The new shelter can accommodate 376 dogs, 99 cats, 12 small animals, 18 chickens, and six livestock.
Security officer struck in south DeKalb traffic incident
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A security officer was injured Monday after being struck in a traffic incident in south DeKalb County, police said. The DeKalb County Police Department said its Traffic Specialist Unit had responded to the scene at Covington Highway and Panola Road. An investigation is ongoing, the...
Police apprehend three car theft suspects at Town Brookhaven
Brookhaven Police officers apprehended suspects who stole a car, crashed it, and tried to flee the scene outside of the Publix grocery store at Town Brookhaven shopping center. On Wednesday, Nov. 29, officers responded when three men fled from a crashed vehicle that had been stolen from Sandy Springs. Officers formed a perimeter around the […] The post Police apprehend three car theft suspects at Town Brookhaven appeared first on Rough Draft Atlanta.
Serious crash involving motorcycle under investigation in DeKalb County
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A serious crash investigation is underway near Covington Highway and Panola Road. It was originally reported that the crash may have involved a police officer on a motorcycle. However, DeKalb County Police Department says it is a security officer who was involved. It appears that the...
Fifth annual Lock-in for Life coming to Stone Mountain
An annual event with a mission of promoting healthy relationships among middle and high school teen males is coming back to DeKalb County. Now in its fifth year, Lock-in for Life will bring back celebrity guests, a DJ, interactive panels, games, prizes, and food to Redan High School, located at 5247 Redan Road in Stone Mountain, on Dec. 15.
Woman accused of fatally shooting boyfriend at troubled SW Atlanta complex
A woman has been arrested in connection with the deadly shooting of her boyfriend in southwest Atlanta in February....
DeKalb County opening five warming centers for Tuesday, Wednesday nights
DeKalb County will open five warming centers for residents on Tuesday and Wednesday night.
Lawsuit: Tow truck driver’s actions were ‘direct and proximate’ causes toward deacon’s death during APD arrest
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A tow truck driver and his employer were named in a lawsuit, claiming his actions contributed to the death of a deacon who died after being tased by a now former Atlanta police officer during an August arrest. Eric Robinson, a tow truck driver...
2 plead guilty in fire at Atlanta Wendy's restaurant during protest after Rayshard Brooks killing
Two of three people charged with arson in the burning of the Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta where a police officer fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in June 2020 have pleaded guilty after reaching deals with prosecutors.Chisom Kingston, Natalie White and John Wade were arrested on arson charges within weeks of the fire, which came in the midst of weeks of upheaval and protest across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death under the knee of a Minneapolis police office. A Fulton County grand jury in January 2022 indicted the trio on two counts each of first-degree arson and...
Metro man spends weeks trying to recover nearly $2K taken from bank account -- and he’s not alone
He says the bank told him because his PIN was used to get his funds, it’s money he says he can’t get back.
Immediate Efforts to Locate Missing 11-Year-Old Kayden James in Georgia
The state of Georgia is currently in the throes of an urgent search operation for 11-year-old Kayden James, who has been missing since Wednesday evening. This critical situation has drawn significant attention and concern, with both law enforcement agencies and the local community uniting in their efforts to find her safe and well.