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Happy Holidays from the Channel 2 Action News This Morning team

Dec 18, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Watch this special video from the team at Channel 2 Action News This Morning! 2wsb.tv/13fM22z pic.twitter.com/xtWU1KMORu

Braves to buy Genuine Parts site near new stadium

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves announced Thursday that they have entered into an agreement to purchase a 9.5-acre parcel of land that currently houses the headquarters of Genuine Parts Company, which sits on Circle 75 Parkway near the site of the Braves stadium and mixed-use development.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Braves to buy nearly 10 acres near new stadium: 2wsb.tv/1z12mx2 -- Updates at Noon.

Judge scolds father, stepmother of boy found hidden in closet

wsbtv.com — CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - A judge didn't hold back Thursday at a preliminary court hearing for the father and stepmother accused of keeping a boy hidden in a closet at a Clayton County house. Channel 2's Mark Winne first broke the story on Nov. 29. Gregory Jean Sr.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Judge scolds father, stepmother of boy found hidden in closet 2wsb.tv/1zAzr6M

Audit finds misspending, mismanagement at DFCS

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - An internal audit found mismanagement, and misspending at the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services. The audit, conducted by the Office of Inspector General with the Georgia Department of Human Service, focused on the Independent Living Program, which provides supportive services to youth aging out of the foster care system.
Dec 18, 2014

Today's outrage: Georgia child abuse agency bought golf umbrellas, golf T-shirts in unusual split-invoice deal: shar.es/13DKvY

Surveillance video catches pecan theft

wsbtv.com — GEORGIA - Police are looking for a fourth person they say stole thousands of dollars worth of pecans from a Georgia farm. Pecan farmers said they've seen an increase in thefts as prices hit nearly $3 a pound. A farmer in Thomas County captured video of thieves stealing bags from his farm.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @wsbtv: ONLY IN GEORGIA: Police are looking for thieves who stole thousands of dollars worth of pecans! 2wsb.tv/1C47gg8 -- On Ch. 2 at 6:25.

CDC says flu levels high in Georgia

10 Things to Know for Thursday

wsbtv.com — By The Associated Press The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. WASHINGTON TIES SONY HACK TO NORTH KOREA Federal investigators have connected the unprecedented act of cyberwarfare to the isolated communist nation, an official says, as Sony cancels the release of the targeted film, "The Interview."

Former fat dog slims down and poses for 2015 hot dog calendar

wsbtv.com — Obie the formerly obese dachshund made headlines in 2012 when he clocked in at 77 pounds. With the help of a new owner and diet and exercise, he lost 50 pounds in one year and posed for a 2015 calenda Featured Articles
Dec 17, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Former fat dog slims down and poses for 2015 hot dog calendar 2wsb.tv/1sC0Sa6

Yoga could be as beneficial for the heart as walking, biking

wsbtv.com — By Matt Moreno Good for the mind and good for the body: Scientists say doing yoga can improve your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and, most importantly, your heart. The health benefits of yoga have long been known, but a review of 37 previous studies claims it can be just as effective as biking and walking.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Yoga could be as beneficial for the heart as walking, biking 2wsb.tv/1zwlhDO

New details unfold after suspected serial killer's arrest

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - Channel 2 Action News has learned police have searched the last known address of a suspected serial killer. Investigators are working to determine Aeman Lovel Presely's every last step in the last few months. Channel 2 Action News first reported Presley is a suspect in four murders.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Detectives search former home of suspected serial killer. @RyanYoungwsb has details: 2wsb.tv/1AeYA79 pic.twitter.com/6NUAdsZM7V

Nearly half of Atlanta interstate lights in the dark

Dec 17, 2014

@Shayefly hey...we've done some stories about lights being out here: m.wsbtv.com/videos/news/ne… we will look into it. Thanks!

72-year-old woman arrested over laced cookies

Dec 17, 2014

RT @kchrystler: In other news... @wsbtv: Woman accused of poisoning cookies arrested in a Christmas sweater: 2wsb.tv/1zrZ2Px pic.twitter.com/LBqoxIEimB

Dec 17, 2014

RT @wsbtv: 72-year-old woman accused of lacing cookies with poison arrested wearing a Christmas sweater. 2wsb.tv/1zrZ2Px pic.twitter.com/TXAwJYsvex

Police investigate possible abduction of Johns Creek girl

wsbtv.com — JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Johns Creek police are investigating the possible abduction of a child in Chelsea Ridge apartments. Taleiyah Brown, 12, was last seen entering a red 4-door vehicle after she got off the school bus. Brown was apparently texting an unknown person while on the school bus before getting into the vehicle.

US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord

wsbtv.com — By JULIE PACE and MATTHEW LEE The Associated Press WASHINGTON - After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations - a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @wsbtv: NEW at 6 - We hear from the family of freed American prisoner in Cuba. @AmyNapierViteri has live report at 6. 2wsb.tv/1zxhmp3 #wsbtv

Police search for missing 5-year-old girl in Newnan

wsbtv.com — NEWNAN, Ga. - Newnan Police are searching for a missing 5-year-old girl. Officers are on Berry Avenue. Police have not released a picture of the child or the circumstances surrounding her disappearance. A Channel 2 reporter and photographer, as well as NewsChopper 2 are heading to the scene.
Dec 17, 2014

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Parents say school took away blind child’s cane, replaced it...

wsbtv.com — By Cox Media Group National Content Desk KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The parents of a blind 8-year-old boy are outraged after they say a school bus driver took their son's cane away from him and gave him a pool noodle to use instead.
Dec 17, 2014

Best Tweet of the day: RT @wsbtv: Parents say school took away blind child’s cane, replaced it with pool noodle 2wsb.tv/1sB2KzV

Meteorologist shot in TV station parking lot

wsbtv.com — WACO, Texas - Police in Waco, Texas are searching for a gunman who shot a meteorologist several times in the station parking lot. KCEN posted on its website that the shooting happened early Wednesday morning.
Dec 17, 2014

Keep @MeteorologistPC @KCENNews in your thoughts and prayers. He was shot outside his station, in surgery now. wsbtv.com/news/news/loca…

Holiday lights seen from space

wsbtv.com — Meteorologist Brad Nitz says, according to NASA, metro areas are about 20-50% brighter this time of year. Take a look at the holiday lights in the metro area as seen from space. Featured Articles
Dec 17, 2014

.@NASA says metro area lights are 20-50% brighter during the holidays. I put together this short video: 2wsb.tv/13ygExf

Drivers pay as much as $10 to use HOT lanes in Gwinnett County

Dec 17, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Drivers pay as much as $10 to use HOT lanes in Gwinnett County: 2wsb.tv/1AatayQ -- How that's impacting businesses on Ch. 2 at 6:44.