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Atlanta News – Woman Sexually Assaulted In Virginia Highland

ATLANTA -- Atlanta police are putting together a description of a man they said attacked a woman with a kitchen knife and sexually assaulted her. The attack happened in Virginia Highland just before 9 p.m. Sunday on Rosedale Road in northeast Atlanta.Investigators told Channel 2 Action News reporter Ryan Young that the woman was outside her home when the perpetrator forced her back inside and sexually assaulted the victim. Some residents living in Virginia Highland said they are nervous after the attack.“A woman got assaulted directly across the street from us,” said resident...

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Man Robs Walmart Dressed As Store Employee

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A man disguised himself as a Walmart store employee to commit an early-morning robbery, according to Marietta police. Police told Channel 2’s Amanda Cook the man walked into the store on Cobb Parkway at 5 a.m. on Wednesday dressed in a Walmart shirt and cap.The robber then hid in the customer service area until the first employee arrived. "She was caught totally by surprise because she was just showing up for work, as many of us do every day," said Detective Gwen Lewis. The man pulled a gun on the woman and...

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Atlanta Lawyer – Arrest Made In High-Profile Virginia Highlands Slaying

ATLANTA -- Atlanta police have made several breakthroughs in a high-profile murder in northeast Atlanta’s Virginia Highland neighborhood and a series of violent crimes in the area.Atlanta Police Chief George Turner was scheduled to speak at a 1:15 p.m. news conference Wednesday to detail the latest developments, including an arrest and several detainments. Officers have spent more than a month investigating the shooting death of 39-year-old Charles Boyer. Police told Channel 2’s Ryan Young that an arrest has been made in the case. Investigators said Boyer’s killing isn’t the only area crime...

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Police Arrest Victims Held Hostage In Home Invasion

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Police responding to a home invasion call in Clayton County said they found a large stash of drugs and cash, then arrested the victims of a robbery. Clayton County police raided a home on Evans Drive in Rex on Tuesday night after someone called to report the home invasion. "Once they did respond, it was determined that they did find some individuals that were actually holding someone possibly hostage. We got those individuals into custody. As we searched the home, we did find four individuals that were being held with duct...

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Man Charged With Killing Estranged Wife, Her Boyfriend

KENNESAW, Ga. -- A man was charged with killing his estranged wife and her boyfriend in Kennesaw on Saturday night.A neighbor, who requested anonymity, said he was watching television at about 4 a.m. when he heard at least 15 shots fired at a house on Bexley Place in Kennesaw. Police said they found 32-year-old Mohamed Zaine and 27-year-old Fatoumata Ntiamoah shot to death. The neighbor said one victim was found in the home, the other in the grass by his neighbor's front door. Investigators said there were obvious signs that someone broke into the ...

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Fatal Shooting Suspect Picked Up In Douglas County

ROANOKE, Ala. -- Two Randolph County men sought in a fatal shooting are in custody, one of them in Georgia. The Randolph County sheriff's office said 49-year-old Alan Truman Higgins turned himself in Tuesday night at the Roanoke Municipal Courthouse, where he was charged with capital murder in the death 57-year-old Roger Bailey. Bailey, of Omaha, was found dead in a pickup truck Monday near Roanoke.Gregory Dendinger, a sheriff's office investigator, said 38-year-old Herman Roosevelt Green Jr., who also was wanted in the shooting, was picked up in Douglas County, Ga. on probation violation...

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Atlanta – Hotel Clerk Held Up At Gunpoint

LAGRANGE, Ga. -- A hotel clerk was held up by an armed man in LaGrange, and the entire robbery was caught on camera. LaGrange police e-mailed Channel 2 Action News surveillance video of the robbery that occurred shortly before 8:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Bay Mont Hotel.The clerk, identified as Richard Rumbaugh, told investigators that a man talking on a cell phone came into the hotel, inquired about hotel rates and left the hotel. Shortly thereafter, Rumbaugh said two other men entered the hotel lobby. One of the men was armed with a gun and...

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Baby On Board During Wild Police Chase

ATLANTA -- A man accused of taking police on a wild chase with a 5-month-old baby in the car is facing 18 different charges.Troopers said Marcus Jones, 24, created a lot of chaos Thursday night when he refused to give himself up. Investigators said he stole a Jeep with a woman and baby inside."He was driving in such an erratic manner," said Trooper Ron Calvert. "He took us down several surface streets in downtown Atlanta. "Jones then jumped on the downtown connector, exited again and hit two pedestrians while trying to get away. ...

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Police: Knife-Wielding Man Killed By Officers

MABLETON, Ga. -- A man was killed after authorities said he confronted Cobb County police officers with a knife.The situation unfolded shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday in the 6200 block of Pisgah Road in Mableton. Investigators said police were responding to a call about a man with a knife. When officers arrived at the scene and attempted to persuade the suspect to surrender peacefully, they said the man confronted them with a knife. Police then used deadly force, authorities said.The knife-wielding man died at the scene. Police said the incident remains under...

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Atlanta Lawyer – Man Shot, Killed Outside Grocery Store

CONYERS, Ga. -- A man was killed outside a busy grocery store during an attempted robbery on Saturday night, investigators said. Several people were in the parking lot of the Conyers Ingles store during the incident. Witnesses said two men tried to rob a man, not knowing that he was armed.Resident Nathan Taylor said his friend, Ryan Moore, borrowed his car to get some orange juice at the Ingles on Salem Road. Moore had just gotten out of his car to head inside the store when he was approached by the two men, Rockdale County...

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