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Poll: Governor, Senate race too close to call

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - New poll numbers in Georgia's gubernatorial and U.S. Senate race show the elections are too close to call just days before the general election. A Landmark Communications poll conducted exclusively for Channel 2 Action News found Republican Senate candidate David Perdue leading Democrat Michelle Nunn 47.4 percent to 46.6 percent.

More parents come forward with accusations of abuse by school...

wsbtv.com — More parents come forward with accusations of abuse by school administrator
Oct 30, 2014

RT @wsbtv: More parents come forward with accusations of abuse by school administrator VIDEO: 2wsb.tv/1p94ft5 #2NewsNow

2 Atlanta firefighters recovering from burns, fall

wsbtv.com — The Associated Press ATLANTA - Authorities say two firefighters are recovering from injuries they suffered while battling a blaze in the city's Buckhead neighborhood. Atlanta Fire Rescue spokeswoman Janet Ward said firefighters Josh Martinson and Spurgeon Putnam were both hospitalized in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital after the Thursday morning blaze.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @wsbtv: 2 Atlanta firefighters recovering from burns, fall 2wsb.tv/1xFM2lK

Oct 30, 2014

@wsbtv: 2 Atlanta firefighters recovering from burns, fall 2wsb.tv/1xFM2lK” ---> watch at 5

Georgia to stop installing ET-Plus guardrails

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - UPDATE: On the same day Channel 2 Action News revealed two deaths in Georgia related to the ET-Plus guardrail, the Georgia Department of Transportation says it will no longer install the product until further crash testing is approved. Watch Channel 2 Action News at 5 for updates on this developing story from investigative reporter Jodie Fleischer.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @JustinFarmerWSB: This story tonight @wsbtv is already saving lives. Join us at 5. 2wsb.tv/1wKkDB3

Oct 30, 2014

This story tonight @wsbtv is already saving lives. Join us at 5. 2wsb.tv/1wKkDB3

Oct 30, 2014

RT @wsbtv: 27 states will not install this guardrail, now including Ga.after we revealed 2 Ga. deaths 2wsb.tv/1wKkDB3 @jodiewsb reports Ch2 at 5

Sex offenders to report to old jail in Douglas County...

wsbtv.com — Channel 2's Berndt Petersen reports.
Oct 30, 2014

After all this drama: Sex offenders in Douglas County go to jail while kids trick-or-treat. The story live at 11... fb.me/3nVf8F7ii

Leaf watch: Possibility for fall colors this weekend

wsbtv.com — Meteorologist Brad Nitz says to expect peak fall colors this weekend.
Oct 30, 2014

Cold, windy and even flurries this weekend, but the leaves in the mountains are beautiful. Leaf Watch: 2wsb.tv/1p1JZcG @GaStateParks

How Southwest Airlines is changing Atlanta air travel

wsbtv.com — How Southwest Airlines is changing Atlanta air travel
Oct 30, 2014

We go 1-on-1 w/ @SouthwestAir ops director to discuss impact on #Atlanta Are we seeing #Southwest effect @wsbtv @5:30 2wsb.tv/1xFAP4J

Roswell police charge fast food worker for stealing credit info

wsbtv.com — NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Roswell police have charged a fast food worker after they say she stole customer's credit card information. Lauren Bass told Channel 2's Mike Petchenik she gave Preshauna Thomas her credit card Tuesday after placing her order at the drive-through of the McDonald's on Holcomb Bridge Road.
Oct 30, 2014

A fast food worker's charged w/stealing credit card info. On #WSBTV at 5, hear from the customer who caught her. 2wsb.tv/1tVGaqX

Defense case may begin case in FAMU hazing trial

wsbtv.com — The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. - Defense attorneys are expected to begin presenting their case in the manslaughter and hazing trial of a former Florida A&M University band member charged in the death of a drum major. Dante Martin's attorneys could begin their case midday Thursday.
Oct 30, 2014

Defense case may begin case Thursday in FAMU hazing trial shar.es/10q43F

Alleged serial shoplifter wanted in 5 jurisdictions

wsbtv.com — SNELLVILLE, Ga. - Detectives from at least five jurisdictions want to question an accused serial shoplifter arrested after a dangerous high speed chase. Snellville police say Carl Thompson, 30, was speeding on Highway 78 Tuesday morning. When an officer tried to pull him over -- he ran through two red lights and continued going at speeds up to 110 miles an hour.
Oct 30, 2014

Crazy chase in Snellville! But guy ran outta gas We're about to show the video on Ch2 this morning. 2wsb.tv/10zodlD #wsbtv

Missing 9-year-old girl found safe

wsbtv.com — DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - Police are actively searching for a missing a 9-year-old girl in Douglasville. Authorities said Ariana Guerrero hasn't been seen since Wednesday night. Overnight, Channel 2 Action News witnessed officers and K-9 units searched the neighborhood of Hunter Ridge where the girl was last seen.

Hundreds Of Deadly Guard Rails Found in Georgia

wsbtv.com — GDOT Promises Changes in Wake of Guard Rail Investigation ATLANTA - Georgia's Department of Transportation says it will now develop an inventory system to locate and replace deadly and outdated guardrail ends, after a Channel 2 Action News investigation found them all over Georgia's roads.

Breakthrough evidence suggests location of Amelia Earhart's...

wsbtv.com — By Cox Media Group National Content Desk According to an October 27 press release, researchers indicate that there is a high probability that a piece of aluminum debris discovered in 1991 came from Amelia Earheart's Lockheed Electra. A custom-made window on her aircraft was reportedly removed in Miami and replaced with an aluminum patch prior to her second world flight attempt.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Breakthrough evidence suggests location of Amelia Earhart's plane 2wsb.tv/1DydyDY

School administrator arrested after child says he was hit with...

wsbtv.com — School administrator arrested after child says he was hit with belt
Oct 29, 2014

RT @wsbtv: School official accused of hitting child w/ belt 2wsb.tv/10zUQQ7 @AmyNapierViteri hears from boy's mother @ 11 pic.twitter.com/ri2Cnxtoqa

Oct 29, 2014

RT @wsbtv: VIDEO: School administrator arrested after child says he was hit with belt: 2wsb.tv/10zUQQ7 @AmyNapierViteri has more at 11.

Family of man with ALS given until this weekend to move out of...

wsbtv.com — Channel 2's Tony Thomas reports
Oct 29, 2014

Millions of dollars raised from ice bucket challenges all summer. Apparently, not a dime has trickled down to... fb.me/3nqRJXyw1

Report says Rep. Paul Brown violated federal law

wsbtv.com — WASHINGTON - A Georgia congressman has been accused of violating federal law by the Congressional Ethics Office. It all started with an exclusive Channel 2 Action News investigation earlier this year into Rep. Paul Broun. Channel 2's Justin Gray broke the story in March about Broun spending tax dollars on a campaign debate coach.

North Georgia could see snow flurries

wsbtv.com — Meterologist Brad Nitz explains the timing and location of possible snow flakes in the north Georgia mountains
Oct 29, 2014

Breaking down the next cold front and mountain snow chances by the end of the week. Video: wsbtv.com/videos/news/no…

2 identify Martin as FAMU hazing leader

wsbtv.com — By KYLE HIGHTOWER The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. - Two former band members who were aboard the bus the night a Florida A&M University drum major was fatally beaten during a hazing ritual identified Dante Martin as the ring leader of the events on the second day of his trial.

NCAA says UGA's Gurley must sit out 2 more games

wsbtv.com — The University of Georgia's star running back will not be back on the field just yet. Man who may have triggered Gurley investigation asks for privacy Todd Gurley seeks reinstatement Todd Gurley has already sat out two games over an autograph scandal, but the NCAA announced Wednesday morning he must sit out a total of four games.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @wsbtv: ICYMI: NCAA says Gurley can play in UGA's game against Auburn. 2wsb.tv/1DwnQEm pic.twitter.com/qwGutFuiKK