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These children are now in their grandmother's custody after police say their mother left them in a hot SUV.

Late teen wrestler's family sues school district; Why generic drugs are getting pricier

A mother in southwest Atlanta is charged with four counts of reckless conduct for leaving her four children--ages 6, 4, 2 and 1--in her vehicle while she shopped at Kroger.  Atlanta Police Sgt. Greg Lyon says Charnae Mosley was inside the store for about 16 minutes while the kids sat ...

Singer Aretha Franklin, center, wipes away tears while standing with Chilean author Isabel Allende, left, and former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, right, during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Cambridge, Mass. Franklin was presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree during the ceremony. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

School starts in Rockdale County; Troopers pull over slowpokes; Burger worker scolds Queen of Soul Aretha

School bells ring in Rockdale County.  Students are heading back to school today east of Atlanta, and some of them are getting shiny new iPads. All the fourth- and fifth-grade students at Honey Creek Elementary School will get their own Apple tablets; other classrooms will have five iPad stations each. ...

The family of Laterrika Freeman, a promising athlete at McEachern High School, says she died after a clot in her lungs.

Teen mom files civil rights complaint; Henry County family grieves after officer-involved shooting

A Henry County family is in pain and demanding answers after a police officer kills one of their loved ones.  Police say they got a frantic 911 call Thursday afternoon from a home on Cobb Court.  The woman on the other end did nothing but scream.  Police say when they ...

Keurig job fair today; Tweet gets man booted from Southwest flight

Today, Keurig Green Mountain hosts its first job fair for its new cold beverage production facility in Douglasville. The open positions are in the fields of maintenance leadership, engineering leadership, and manufacturing engineering.  The job fair will be held at the Douglas County Courthouse from 4:00-7:00 PM.  Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate ...

Democratic state school superintendent candidate Valarie Wilson talks with supporter Mary Alice Kemp at Wilson s headquarters in Decatur Tuesday night, as the camp waits for runoff election results.

Wilson, Mann, Perdue claim runoff victories; Man allegedly murders girlfriend's son; Will Krusty be killed?

Businessman David Perdue wins the GOP runoff for the U. S. Senate nomination, defeating Savannah Congressman Jack Kingston; he now moves on to the general election, where he will face Democrat Michelle Nunn.Valarie Wilson defeats former State Representative Alisha Thomas Morgan for the Democratic nomination for state school superintendent.  Her ...

Social Media Content In An In Motion World

“Always in motion is the future”– Yoda  She was a second generation newspaper publisher and the sparkle in her eye was inspiring. Diane Everson, publisher of The Edgerton Reporter in Edgerton, WI wasn’t the only one whose newspaper spanned generations at the 2014 Inland Press Mobile and Social Solutions Conference last month. In the ...

Police said a robber claiming to be an Uber driver was in a car similar to this.

NY man dies after chokehold; Trial starts for man who killed teen on porch; Fake Uber driver robs Atlanta woman

The Virginia Highland Civic Association has put out an alert to neighbors, urging them to be on the lookout for a man who posed as an Uber driver.  Police said the suspected driver robbed at least one woman.  There are some ways to protect yourself when using Uber. For example, ...

Missile destroys Malaysia passenger plane; Poll: Carter leads Deal by 7

U. S. officials say it looks like a surface-to-air missile shot down a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine, in a spot controlled by pro-Russian separatists--but so far, no one can tell from which side of the disputed area the missile came, and both sides are pointing fingers.  The Hartsfield-Jackson general ...

DeKalb County police officer Jeremy Reynolds in court.

Taking niacin for heart may pose risks; Ex-cop denies demanding sexual favors

Atlanta Police arrest the teenager they say intentionally ran down a bicyclist on Flagler Avenue last month in a fit of road rage. The investigation narrowed after a tip led them to the red Dodge Nitro under a tarp at an apartment complex.  Police say they have forensic and video ...

Gwinnett police have arrested Arlete Markoudjo, 31, for allegedly leaving her 4 kids inside her car at a Norcross Walmart.

Shopping mom leaves kids in hot car; BMW expands recall

A Gwinnett County mother is charged with reckless conduct for leaving her four young children in a hot car while she shopped at the Wal-Mart on Jimmy Carter Boulevard.  A good Samaritan got the children out of the vehicle, who ranged in age from about one month to four years ...

Keith Dontavis Boyd, of Atlanta, was being held without bond Monday afternoon at the Cobb County jail.

Thieves steal $15K in charity goods; Wanna lose weight? Relax

Thieves rip off $15,000 in back-to-school supplies from a non-profit group.  Eslene Richmond-Shockley says she doesn't have the words to describe the loss, but says it's "unfair" to rob children of something they should have had. The crooks parked next door, walked up a hill, and bypassed the motion detectors ...

KKK flyers are appearing on cars in two local neighborhoods.

KKK flyers in Atlanta; Tips to help avoid Alzheimer's; Burglars' trick doesn't always work; Allergic to iPad>

The KKK puts flyers on cars around Atlanta neighborhoods, announcing the Klan's neighborhood watch program in Cabbagetown and Candler Park.  The phone number printed on the flyer left callers with a recorded message saying in part, "If it ain't white, it ain't right.  White power." Can you train your brain to ...

Music group New Edition arrive at the 21st annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Monday, June 23, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

Bobby Brown quits New Edition tour. (video)

A video surfaced of the group performing in Mississippi last week,  Bobby Brown appeared to be very winded and walked off stage as the group continued the dance routine to "If It Isn't Love" which is very intense choreography.  Following the release of the video Bobby has announced he’s leaving ...

A 3-year-old boy died Wednesday night after apparently getting caught in twine while on the slide at his daycare center, Alpharetta police said. (Channel 2 Action News photo)

Tot dies after daycare slide accident; PayPal refunds hot car dad donations

The state shuts down the Ms. Janna's Daycare in Alpharetta after a three-year-old boy died from a playground accident.   Police say Thomas Stephens of Roswell accidentally hanged himself Monday on a piece of twine attached to a slide, and died Wednesday.  Ms. Janna's, an in-home daycare approved for six ...

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 04:  Honoree Kerry Washington arrives at Variety's 5th Annual Power of Women event presented by Lifetime at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 4, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Variety)

A record 11 Emmy noms for African Americans

Congrats to Kerry Washington (Scandal), Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Dancing on the Edge) and Idris Elba (Luther) for the Emmy noms actress in a drama series, actor in a comedy series and actor in a miniseries or a movie. A record 11 African Americans actors and actress ...

Georgia Power customers scammed; Georgia killer's life spared; How DWA is like DUI

Don't get robbed by telephone.  Georgia Power has gotten literally hundreds of complaint calls about scam artists calling customers, threatening to cut off their electricity unless they buy a prepaid debit card for an overdue bill.  Georgia Power spokeswoman Carol Boatwright says customers have lost hundreds of dollars at a ...

A victim says Orlando Hernandez (in the black) pulled a gun on him while he was working on the victims car and led him into this gas station on Ponce de Leon Ave. to get cigarettes.

Atlanta car scammer turns violent; Napping Yankees fan sues ESPN for game chatter (VIDEO); RHOA husband sentenced today

Be cautious, drivers:  a scammer has taken his "fix your car" scheme to a violent level.  Atlanta Police are looking for Pedro Soto, who is also known on the streets as Orlando Hernandez, for robbing a recent victim.  The scam usually finds a driver coming outside from a store or ...

Yusuf Abdul Alkarim EAST POINT POLICE

East Point murder suspect named; Which teens are most likely to hookah

The discovery of a murder victim's stolen truck helps police identify a suspect in the deadly shooting. East Point Police are looking for Yusuf Abdul AlKarim, who is suspected of killing Riyadh Nuriddin last Wednesday outside the Ikhlas Superb Seafood on Sylvan Road.  Nuriddin was beloved in the community, known ...

Stockton Police Department’s photo of Jeremy Meeks

Economy adds robust 288K jobs; Hearing today for dad in hot car death; 'Hot' felon gets modeling contract

More good news on the job front.  The Labor Department says the unemployment rate went down in June to 6.1%, the lowest it's been since September 2008.  The economy created 288,000 jobs, and the government says the job growth was widespread, from factories to retailers.  Employment was also revised up ...

Gabrielle Union plays Mary Jane Paul, a news anchor with a raft of personal issues, including men with baggage and family problems, in BET’s new show “Being Mary Jane.”

Georgia film industry needs workers; T-Mobile accused of 'cramming' customers

Tropical Storm Arthur may drench some July 4th vacation plans.  The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is gaining strength off the Florida coast, and is forecast to be a hurricane by Thursday.  A tourism official in Savannah says people are just keeping one eye on the weather. ...

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