Freight train strikes, kills Atlanta man

...suburban city just northeast of Atlanta.Authorities tell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the man didn't move after the train's horn sounded. His name wasn't released.The train was traveling from Chamblee to East Point at the time.

College signing lists

...Thomas Stone Waldorf, Md.Michael Chigbu WR 6-2/220 Holy Cross New OrleansKirby Choates DB 6-0/184 Tri-Cities East Point, Ga.Tae Crowder RB 6-3/220 Harris County Hamilton, Ga.Jake Ganus LB 6-2/215 Chelsea Chelsea, Ala.Terry...

Southeastern Conference football signings list

...Michael Chigbu, wr, 6-2, 220, Holy Cross School, New OrleansKirby Choates, db, 6-0, 184, Tri-Cities High, East Point, Ga.Tae Crowder, rb, 6-3, 220, Harris County High, Hamilton, Ga.Jake Ganus, lb, 6-2, 215, Chelsea...

Georgia city settles over death after stun gun use

...Towns Jr. said in a lawsuit that East Point police officers used their stun guns...represents Towns' family.The city of East Point agreed to pay the maximum amount...They certified that all of the East Point officers are now Taser retrained...

Lauren Emily Geeter - Michael Maxfield Bursey

...March 28, 2015 in Aiken, S.C. Miss Geeter is the granddaughter of Irma Burger and the late Ernest H. Burger of East Point, Ga., and the late Johnnie and Christine Geeter of Martinez, Ga. Lauren is a 2004 graduate of Lakeside High School...

Sarah Rainwater

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. - Sarah (Maddox) Foley Rainwater of Fayetteville, Georgia, formerly of Augusta, East Point and Union City, died on November 16, 2014 at the age of 92. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles H. Foley in 1970...

5 tornadoes touch down Tuesday in Atlanta

...maximum wind speed at 105 mph. The weather service said the five tornadoes, which began with a pair of twisters in the East Point and Camp Creek Parkway area near Atlanta's southern edge, were all spawned by the same storm. Earlier Tuesday, a...

Across Georgia

...he drew a gun and fired at law enforcement officers.East Point police spokesman Cliff Chandler said officers and Fulton...Sherry Lang said no officers were injured. The GBI and East Point police are investigating the incident.Boy, 10, 'loved...

Across the region

...The family of a man who died while in the custody of East Point police has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the...lawsuit filed in Fulton County Superior Court says former East Point police sergeant Marcus Eberhart and former corporal Howard...

Severe storms blamed for 2 deaths

...two Atlanta suburbs. An EF1 tornado hit Alpharetta ? northeast of Atlanta ? and an EF0 tornado was confirmed in East Point, southeast of downtown Atlanta, said National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Willis.In Louisiana, Gov. Bobby...