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Man barricades himself inside Cobb County home


A man in Cobb County is refusing to leave his home and the SWAT team has been called in. More>>

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Police: Trio stole more than $8K in electronics and cash from Best Buy

Krzysztof Dolinski (L), Marzena Waskowska (C) and Jan Jodlowski (R) were arrested and charged with shoplifting from the Best Buy in Acworth. Krzysztof Dolinski (L), Marzena Waskowska (C) and Jan Jodlowski (R) were arrested and charged with shoplifting from the Best Buy in Acworth.

Acworth police say three people used special equipment to walk right out of a Best Buy with thousands of dollars in cash and electronics. More>>

Woman who allegedly stole Cobb County police car in jail


A woman accused of stealing a Cobb County police car and leading officers on a chase is in police custody. More>>

Cobb County airport to build customs facility

Cobb County officials say upgrades to an airport in Kennesaw are expected to help the facility begin receiving international flights. More>>

Police: Smyrna woman killed in Md. double murder-suicide

Police say a man killed his estranged wife and another woman in District Heights before fatally shooting himself. More>>

Thrill seekers signing up for Great City Race in Marietta


Looking for a turbo-charged adventure? Great City Race, a smaller-scale version of CBS's Amazing Race, just might be the event for you. More>>

Marietta city leaders say repair abandoned properties or tear them down Video included


City leaders in Marietta are hoping a new ordinance will force owners to fix up their properties or tear them down. More>>

14 injured in accident near Cobb County middle school


A van and another vehicle were involved in the accident which occurred in front of Smitha Middle School in Marietta. More>>

Fitness hobby turns into successful business for stay-at-home mom


Heidi Morris feels blessed. A fitness "boot camp" that she started 10 years ago in an East Cobb park just to make a little extra money has turned into a successful business. More>>

First day of school - again - for charter school in Clayton County


Utopian Academy for the Arts welcomed students and teachers to classes Thursday after last minute building inspections mandated by the City of Riverdale postponed the start of school for ten days. More>>

KSU police train to administer anti-overdose drug Video included


Kennesaw State University became the first college in Georgia to train campus police to administer a drug that can reverse the effects of a drug overdose.

'Santa Claus' pleads guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars


An Acworth man known to portray Santa Claus at charity events admits he stole thousands of dollars from an organization. More>>

Marietta bicyclist seriously injured in accident


A bicyclist was hit by an SUV and seriously injured in Marietta Wednesday morning. More>>

Legal expert: Leanna Harris could testify against husband


Georgia law allows prosecutors and judges to compel spouses to testify against their husbands and wives, leaving open the possibility Leanna Harris may be called to testify against her husband, Justin Ross Harris. More>>

Safe Kids organization raises awareness about hot car deaths


During the hustle and bustle of shopping and daily life, many parents like Joanne McRae still have a major concern on their mind. More>>

Woman reportedly stole Cobb County police car Video included


Somehow a woman was able to get into the police car and then lead officers on a chase down I-75 More>>

Police investigating a double shooting


Cobb County police are investigating a double shooting that happened near the 4300 block of Stone Crest Drive in Austell. Police have not released many details surrounding the shooting but they say a More>>

Mother lists herself as a victim in Georgia hot car death

The mother of a Georgia toddler who died after being left in a car for hours in the sweltering heat says she is a grieving mother caught up in "the storm around my family." More>>

Lightning injures seven construction workers


Seven construction workers were injured after lightning struck near a home they were building. More>>

Woman beaten on Silver Comet Trail faces long recovery Video included


The husband of the woman attacked on the Silver Comet Trail said she could be released from the hospital as early as this week, but trauma experts warn she likely faces a long recovery. More>>

Police searching for serial bank robber


The suspect is believed to have robbed the Fifth Third Bank at 4701 Sandy Plains Rd. in Roswell on Monday, June 30. On July 22, he was spotted at the Kroger at 2100 Roswell Rd. in Marietta, where these photos were taken. More>>

Restaurant celebrating seasonal freshness with TomatoJam


The chef at a popular restaurant in the Smyrna-Vinings area is taking full advantage of Georgia's tomato season with a tomato-centric menu. More>>

End of summer barbecue to benefit Chattahoochee River


A popular restaurant in Vinings in teaming up with an Atlanta brewery for an event that aims to raise funds for a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the Chattahoochee River. More>>

Marietta Councilman admits to violating building codes Video included


The Forest Hills community in Marietta is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city and residents said a councilman admitted to violating the building code in the community. More>>

Kennesaw man and woman killed in Las Vegas hit-run accident identified

Police are searching for a motorist involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed two pedestrians from Georgia near the Rio Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas. More>>

Boy nearly loses eye after he's shot with BB gun Video included


13 year-old boy nearly loses eye after he was shot with a BB gun. More>>

Braves announce mixed-used site development team

The Atlanta Braves have announced the group of developers that will build a multimillion dollar, mixed-use site near the team's new suburban ballpark. More>>

GDOT to stop construction near some stores for sales tax holiday


You may have to fight for a parking spot at area malls, but the Georgia Department of Transportation is going to help shoppers get to stores for the Sales Tax Holiday Friday and Saturday. More>>

Study: Top ten safest cities in Georgia located in metro Atlanta Video included


According to a new study released by Movoto Real Estate, Duluth ranks sixth on the list of Top 10 Safest Places to Live in Georgia. More>>

Cobb County cops face officer shortage Video included


The Cobb County Police Officers' union said low pay is driving officers out of the department. More>>

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