After more than two decades, the holiday weekend marked the beginning of service for Stockbridge’s own brand new police department. The city’s inaugural July 4th celebration was held Monday, while simultaneously being the first major event Stockbridge Police Department oversaw.
U.S. airlines saw more than 1,500 cancelations since Friday. Nearly 18,000 delays, according to FlightAware.com data. Many of those delays and cancelations were blamed on staffing shortages, the weather, and mechanical issues.
This year’s celebration of America’s 246th birthday is titled “Look Up Atlanta,” capturing the greatness of the city. Organizers say the event will showcase the best of Atlanta including its sports teams, cultural diversity, food and art scene.
Black man was unarmed when Akron police chased him on foot and killed him in a hail of gunfire, but officers believed he had shot at them earlier from a vehicle and feared he was preparing to fire again, authorities said Sunday at a news conference.
Georgia Department of Public Safety Public Information Officer Courtney Floyd confirmed to CBS46 News a motorcyclist has died and two police officers were injured in a crash in Tyrone Friday afternoon.
The travel headaches have continued for thousands scheduled to fly in or out of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International airport ahead of what is expected to be one of the busiest travel weekends in years.