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Phone thieves target Atlanta college students

ATLANTA - Atlanta police are investigating a string of cellphone robberies near local college campuses.WSB-TV reports investigators are looking into at least three incidents just outside the Atlanta University Center. In each case, victims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-26/phone-thieves-target-atlanta
Georgia man with gun turns tables on carjacking suspect

ATLANTA - Atlanta police say a would-be carjacker ended up getting held at gunpoint by his intended victim.WSB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1EnIu9k ) Hashim Fannin was parking outside a Family Dollar store earlier this month when a man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/georgia-man-gun-turns-tables
Across Georgia

...Family Dollar store earlier this month when a man slid into the passenger seat and said, "You know what this is," WSB-TV reported.Fannin said he drew his gun and made the man lie face-down in the parking lot.Cellphone video of the encounter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/across-georgia
GBI reopens inquiry into fatal shooting by Union City officer

...police officer in 2011, an agency spokeswoman said Monday.An investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB-TV raised questions about how Union City police Officer Luther Lewis shot Ariston Waiters the night of Dec. 14, 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-18/gbi-reopens-inquiry-fatal-sho
Across Georgia

...Cobb County hotel Sunday morning. Police say the man was shot in the stomach about 8 a.m. and taken to a hospital. WSB-TV reports that one of the officers was treated for injuries but was expected to recover. Police say officers were called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-17/across-georgia
Athens men freed from 'slave house'

...her hit the men and chain them to a wall...said she makes them defecate in five gallon buckets." A man who told WSB-TV he lived at the house on Landor Drive reportedly said Heard's arrest was from a misunderstanding and she took in men...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-20/athens-men-freed-slave-house
Coyote attacks dogs in front of kids

MARIETTA, Ga. - A coyote attacked a family dog in front of two young children in a Marietta neighborhood.WSB-TV reports the attack happened Monday afternoon near the Kennesaw National Battlefield Park, feet away from a 5 and 3-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-08/coyote-attacks-dogs-front-kids
Ancestry web site used in tax fraud

...women are accused of running a $2 million tax fraud operation, using Ancestry.com to find confidential information.WSB-TV reports police have issued arrest warrants for Shawuana Sanders, Monica Person and Tania Zelada. Authorities say the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-06/ancestry-web-site-used-tax-f
Donor's family hears son's heartbeat

...Georgia family who lost their teenage son in a car wreck the day before his graduation met the woman received his heart.WSB-TV reports 18-year-old Zachary Harrison died a year ago when a car he was a passenger in crashed the day before his graduation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/donors-family-hears-sons-hea
TSA agent faked cancer 5 years

...agent in Atlanta has been arrested after being accused of faking a cancer diagnosis for five years to get out of work.WSB-TV reports security officer Marc Bess told his employers in 2009 he had abdominal lymphoma when he was actually cancer-free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-29/tsa-agent-faked-cancer-5-years