Black Restaurant Week Is Underway In Atlanta Through Sept. 12Black Restaurant Week 2021 is in progress, and about 100 Metro restaurants are participating for its fifth year in Atlanta.
Attorneys For Family Of Teen Killed In Elevator Accident Launch Independent InvestigationAttorneys for JauMarcus McFarland, the teen killed when an elevator collapsed, have filed an independent investigation.
Atlanta-Based 'Jolie Noire' Clothing Line Celebrates Blackness, Diversity And InclusionAtlanta-based Jolie Noire showcased its size-inclusive clothing line for Body Image and Awareness week, which ran from September 1-8, 2021. CW69'S Valencia Jones gave us a look at the brand and the inspiration behind it.
Dragon Con 2021 Draws Thousands Of Fans To AtlantaDragon Con returns to Atlanta in 2021, with a few changes due to COVID. About 40,000 fans are expected to attend in person.
Nigerian Hacker And A Repeat Offender Sentenced For Unemployment Fraud And Tax Fraud SchemeBamidele Muraina, a Nigerian national who hacked into tax preparation firms and filed fraudulent unemployment benefit claims and tax returns using stolen personally identifiable information, and Gabriel Kalembo, a previously convicted fraudster who laundered the fraudulent assets, have been sentenced to federal prison.
Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Guns To BarbadosRashad Sargeant has pleaded guilty to unlawfully exporting firearms to Barbados. Together with co-defendant David Johnson, Sargeant shipped at least 30 guns to Barbados after obliterating the serial numbers of the firearms and packing them inside false compartments in boxes.
Gov. Kemp, Atlanta Refugee Groups Respond To Afghanistan Suicide BombingsGovernor Brian Kemp responded to the suicide bombings and withdrawal efforts in Afghanistan, as organizations in Atlanta support refugee evacuation efforts.
Former Bookkeeper Sentenced For Filing False Tax ReturnsAlice Sue Smith has been sentenced for stealing from her employer while working as the bookkeeper and for filing false tax returns.
Atlanta Man Sentenced For Sextorting Nine Teenage BoysMyles Frazier has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for the offenses of cyberstalking, enticement of a minor to engage in prostitution, and child pornography production.
Jurassic Quest: Dinosaurs To Roam Gwinnett County Fairgrounds Through Aug. 22This weekend is the last chance to catch Jurassic Quest, where you can see dinosaurs up close and in person. Families are taking a drive through history at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds through August 22.
Remnants of Tropical Depression Fred Hit Metro AtlantaTropical Depression Fred pounded Georgia and Metro Atlanta with rain overnight and during the day on Tuesday.
Families Of Alleged Atlanta Police-Involved Shooting, Brutality Cases Demand JusticeTwo Atlanta police officers are on leave after video shows them kicking a woman in the face, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a police-involved shooting.
U.S. Senate Committee Holds Hearing In Atlanta On Georgia's Voting LawThe U.S. Senate Rules Committee met in Atlanta during its first field meeting in more than 20 years to hear testimony against Georgia's new voting law. The hearing was held at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Puppy Friends Social Club To Hold Atlanta Weekend Launch PartyLooking for a somewhere to send your dog for a day or just want to support local shelters? Puppy Friends Social Club is planning a launch party this weekend in Atlanta with food and beer runs to celebrate what they're providing for pet owners in the Metro area.
Gov. Kemp, GBI Form Law Enforcement Partnerships To Combat Georgia Street GangsGovernor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation gave an update on the GBI Gang Task Force's two-year effort to combat street gangs.