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Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

wsbtv.com — By ALEX SANZ The Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. - Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid speculation that a grand jury could decide soon whether to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown. St.

Ex-Falcon Jamal Anderson charged with DUI

wsbtv.com — GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Former Falcons player Jamal Anderson was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Friday night. Channel 2's Tony Thomas obtained a mugshot of Anderson, who was pulled over in Gwinnett County for making an illegal stop, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Nov 21, 2014

BREAKING: Former Atl Falcons' Jamal Anderson charged w DUI 2wsb.tv/1Fc4xmz Latest at 11. #wsbtv... fb.me/2AFQFOTcq

Scammer targets Clark Howard while on vacation

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - It takes a lot of nerve to try to scam Channel 2 consumer adviser Clark Howard. Clark says crooks running a vacation scam tried to ruin his trip and take his money. Now he's warning of the red flags you can watch for.
Nov 21, 2014

Do they know who he is ??? @wsbtv: Scammer targets Clark Howard while on vacation 2wsb.tv/1yBg1Mp

Florida State gunman sent packages to 8 friends

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - Channel 2 Action News has learned eight friends of Florida State gunman Myron May are expecting a package from the man who opened fire at the university library. The group of people are not aware of the package contents - they've simply been told to call police as soon as it arrives.
Nov 20, 2014

OMG! REPORT: #FSU gunman sent packages to 8 friends before shooting m.wsbtv.com/news/news/loca… per @wsbtv

Nov 20, 2014

RT @wsbtv: #BREAKING - Channel 2 has learned exclusively that FSU gunman sent packages to 8 friends before campus shooting. 2wsb.tv/1Hs3XmL

Nov 20, 2014

Here's the story WSB-TV: EXCLUSIVE: Florida State gunman sent packages to 8 friends @ActionNewsJax wsbtv.com/news/news/loca…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @wsbtv: #BREAKING - Channel 2 has learned exclusively that FSU gunman sent packages to 8 friends before campus shooting. 2wsb.tv/1Hs3XmL

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CAUGHT ON TAPE: Coach tries to drag student into pool, facing...

wsbtv.com — A California PE teacher is charged with corporal injury to a child after trying to drag a 14-year-old into a pool.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @wsbtv: WATCH: Shocking video shows P.E. teacher dragging girl into pool: 2wsb.tv/1xaJ3Ap pic.twitter.com/7P9n8OJUlo

Watch: City worker throws cat to ground after power pole rescue

wsbtv.com — By Cox Media Group National Content Desk Residents of a Los Angeles neighborhood are sounding off after an animal rescue took a shocking turn. A cat scampered up a utility pole, but couldn't manage to get back down. After three days, concerned residents called the city, and a crew from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power arrived on the scene.

100-Year-Old Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

wsbtv.com — Ruby Holt spent most of her 100 years on a farm in rural Tennessee, picking cotton and raising four children. She saw the ocean for the first time thanks to her assisted living center and a group that Featured Articles

Mother charged with beating daughter with bamboo switch

wsbtv.com — ALPHARETTA, Ga. - An Alpharetta mother who admitted to police she beat her daughter with a bamboo switch is facing serious charges and police said her husband is also in jail. Alpharetta police told Channel 2's Mike Petchenik they arrested Wen Wen Zeng, 25, after teachers at her 5-year-old daughter's school reported the little girl didn't want to go home and had welts on her body.

Middle, South Georgia at risk for severe weather this weekend

wsbtv.com — Middle, South Georgia are at risk for severe weather this weekend.
Nov 21, 2014

Severe weather risk will be close, likely south this weekend: 2wsb.tv/1xWoPgy

Top 10 things to do this weekend

wsbtv.com — This annual community event welcomes the holiday season with a Christmas village opening at 3pm and concludes with a tree lighting at 5:45pm. Vendors will offer treasures and refreshments and elves will welcome children to take photos with reindeer. This event is FREE.

Six Flags "Holiday in the Park" forecast

wsbtv.com — Six Flags
Nov 21, 2014

RT @sfovergeorgia: Thanks to @wsbtv for the #HolidayinthePark opening day weather forecast for Saturday. Looks BEAUTIFUL! wsbtv.com/videos/news/si…

Nov 21, 2014

Cool Saturday @sfovergeorgia RT @wsbtv Six Flags "Holiday in the Park" forecast VIDEO: 2wsb.tv/1xKdzWZ #2NewsNow

Council member wants to condemn decaying training building

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - Channel 2 Action News is exposing the terrible conditions at a firefighter training academy. "It's falling apart," said Atlanta Professional Firefighters Union President Stephen Borders. From the outside of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Training Academy on Ashwood Avenue, you can see the boarded up windows, rotten wood, plus cracked and crumbling concrete.
Nov 21, 2014

@wsbtv: Firefighters say training facility should be condemned: 2wsb.tv/1r3A1Tu -- The conditions on Ch. 2 pic.twitter.com/KWIymRdS8k

Man wrongly jailed for 525 days under sex offender's name

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - A man was wrongly arrested and held at the Fulton County Jail for 525 days under another man's name. Randy Wiggins was mistakenly booked under Randy Williams' name. Williams is a convicted child molester who was wanted on a warrant for failing to register as a sex offender.
Nov 21, 2014

Man wrongly jailed for 525 days under sex offender's name: 2wsb.tv/1p4CSzS

Local fire chief had fraudulent state certification for 15 years

wsbtv.com — ROSWELL, Ga. - A local fire chief is in the hot seat after a Channel 2 Action News investigation found he had a fraudulent certification for more than half his career, and only rectified the situation after getting caught for the second time.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Firefighter caught lying about qualifications 2x promoted to chief. Investigation on Ch2 5:44 2wsb.tv/1yXAmvg pic.twitter.com/iPwLd7HzcO

Nov 20, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Firefighter caught lying about qualifications 2x promoted to chief. Investigation on Ch2 5:44 2wsb.tv/1yXAmvg pic.twitter.com/iPwLd7HzcO

Nov 20, 2014

#Roswell's fire chief under fire for lying about credentials. My colleague, @jodiewsb has the story on #WSBTV at 5. wsbtv.com/news/news/loca…

Community breathes new life into home of botched drug raid

wsbtv.com — Community breathes new life into home of botched drug raid
Nov 20, 2014

An update from one of Atlanta's toughest neighborhoods. @wsbtv 2wsb.tv/1t8LZvR

Familia en busca de refugio de padre abusivo se enfrenta a la...

wsbtv.com — ATLANTA - Una madre dice que ella trajo su hijo a los Estados Unidos para escapar su padre abusivo en Guatemala, pero un juez de inmigración local ha ordenado que el niño sea mandado de vuelta.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @wsbtv: Familia en busca de refugio de padre abusivo se enfrente a la deportación 2wsb.tv/1xHLgZp #wsbtv pic.twitter.com/UiRC7mlCtA

Wife of ex-Tech player denies locking son in basement

wsbtv.com — Therian Winbush says the boy was
Nov 20, 2014

RT @wsbtv: At 11 EXCLUSIVE jailhouse interview w/ wife of ex-Tech star accused of locking son in basement 2wsb.tv/1xTBaCe pic.twitter.com/uoRyAY60bE

Young girl, injured veteran form special bond

wsbtv.com — PIKE COUNTY, Ga. - They may seem like an unlikely pair but a 40 -year-old disabled veteran and a 7-year-old Pike County girl have become best friends. Channel 2's Diana Davis saw their emotional bond for herself Thursday. Charles Mays and Briana Hudson are both paralyzed but the traumatizing events they've been through are vastly different.

Things you need to do to prepare for the snowstorm

wsbtv.com — Here is a list of things to keep in mind as soon as you know the storm is coming <script type=
Nov 20, 2014

What snowstorm? RT @wsbtv Things you need to do to prepare for the snowstorm 2wsb.tv/1xHoEbu