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Attorney: Georgia officer had time to use nonlethal force against Air Force veteran

ATLANTA - Witness statements suggest that a metro Atlanta police officer was initially 180 feet away from a naked, mentally ill man and could have retreated or used nonlethal force rather than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/attorney-georgia-officer-had-time-u
Man caught stealing Grady ambulance

...tell WXIA-TV a suspect jumped in and drove away.Atlanta police Capt. Terrell Griffin says the hospital used a GPS...where police chased it -- before heading back into Atlanta.Police say the suspect crashed into a light pole in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-07/man-caught-stealing-grady-am
Atlanta police fear gunman may be targeting homeless

ATLANTA - After two men were shot and killed as they slept outside in Atlanta, police say they fear a gunman might be targeting homeless people.The latest killing happened late Tuesday or early Wednesday near White...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-27/atlanta-police-fear-gu
Man strangled in Atlanta hotel

ATLANTA - Atlanta police are investigating after a worker discovered a man's body in one...Saturday afternoon at the "InTown Suites" off Northside Drive.Atlanta police Capt. Michael O'Connor said there was nothing unusual about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-02/man-strangled-atlanta-hotel
Atlanta cops to carry overdose drug

ATLANTA - Atlanta police officers will begin carrying a drug to counteract the effects of opiate overdoses.Department officials said a statement Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-06/atlanta-cops-carry-overdose-
Prosecutor to seek misdemeanor charge, but no felony, against police chief who shot wife

...ATLANTA - A prosecutor said Thursday that he plans to seek a misdemeanor charge ? but no felony ? against a suburban Atlanta police chief who told investigators he went to bed with a loaded gun and accidentally shot his wife after mixing alcohol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-05/prosecutor-seek-misdem
Atlanta police dog sniffs out missing jewelry

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. - Brookhaven police are crediting one of the department's canine officers for finding a woman's family heirloom that was lost during the city's Cherry Blossom Festival.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-02/atlanta-police-dog-sniffs-ou
Across the region

...thing."It wasn't known whether the wounded people were shooting at each other or whether they were fired upon, Atlanta police Officer Ralph Woolfolk said.On Sunday, detectives went to Grady Memorial Hospital to interview three of the five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-15/across-region
Across Georgia

...Authorities say the couple had been at the campground since 2014.2 stole vehicles from valet lots, police sayATLANTA - Atlanta police have arrested two teenagers accused of stealing cars from valet parking lots.A 17-year-old boy and a younger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/across-georgia
Atlanta police officer arrested in woman's death

ATLANTA - An Atlanta Police officer arrested Thursday while trying to catch a flight to Mexico...Customs and Border Protection to watch for Rana at airports.Atlanta Police Department spokesman Carlos Campos said in a statement that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-28/atlanta-police-officer-arrest