The University of Georgia campus is steeped in history.
But on Friday, some students said it's time for a change. More>>
An Atlanta middle school principal has resigned his post following allegations he had affairs with a teacher and a parent.
But that's not all Kelvin Griffin - formerly of Young Middle School stands accused of. More>>
Coweta County deputies put an end to a high speed chase with some high-intensity driving.
They thought speed would help them outrun police. More>>
New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie was in Atlanta today to help Georgia Governor Nathan Deal campaign for his re-election bid. More>>
Some on the Atlanta City Council believe it is ok to donate some taxpayer cash to non-profit community organizations and charities. More>>
A train has hit an 18-wheeler in southeast Atlanta.
SkyFox 5 was on the scene at the 1200 block of Fleetwood Drive. More>>
Officials with the Clayton County School System confirmed Friday they have launched an investigation into allegations that four kindergarten students had sexual contact at James Jackson Elementary School near Jonesboro. More>>
One local fast food chain has decided to have their own Lent Fish Fry -- everyday. More>>
The Atlanta City Council has voted to pay around $10 million to cover certain construction costs to food vendors at the airport. More>>
The Georgia Tech doctoral student several burned in his Midtown Atlanta apartment on Feb. 4 has died. The school made the announcement on its website Thursday. More>>
The Butts County teen accused of beating his grandmother to death with a baseball bat appeared before a judge Thursday. More>>
A report shows Georgia's revenues were nearly $838 million in February, an increase of 5.3 percent over the same month a year ago. More>>
The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Atlanta are set to discuss leadership and the unique issues facing the nation's big cities. More>>
Prosecutors oppose a motion seeking to delay the sentence for a man convicted of attempted murder in a dispute over loud music until after he's tried for fatally shooting a teenager in the incident. More>>
State officials say a recent study shows that Georgia's pre-kindergarten program increased school readiness, and children who participated scored higher in language and math evaluations. More>>
Porsche's new hybrid sports cars are arriving aboard ships docking at the Port of Brunswick. More>>
Some University of Georgia students are urging administrators to make the school's iconic arch accessible to everyone so they can participate in a campus tradition. More>>
State Department of Natural Resources officials say that several local and federal agencies have teamed up to provide aerial views of coastal Georgia that are expected to help planners and scientists. More>>
State Department of Transportation officials say they're working to make sure the free Georgia 511 system is up to date with evolving technology. More>>
Police arrested a 23-year-old woman found trespassing inside the temporary home of Justin Bieber on Wednesday.
DeKalb County police are investigating a double shooting.
Police say three children were inside the home in the Ellenwood neighborhood when gunfire erupted. More>>
Grady High School is embroiled in a major address fraud scheme -- involving more than 10 students on their top-ranking football team. More>>
Winter weather in January and February was not kind to the roads in Atlanta.
There have been nearly 500 new potholes reported in the city. More>>
During a live report from the Georgia Dome Wednesday, FOX 5 reporter Trevor Shirley was nearly overtaken by enthusiastic soccer fans. At one point, the reporter was barely visible in the animated crowd. More>>
A Henry County teen was struck by a truck late Wednesday, officials say. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The incident happened on Tunis Road.
A Douglasville elementary school principal arrested as part of a multi-agency child exploitation sting this past week has bonded out of jail. More>>
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has outlined an action plan to address future severe weather events based on an internal review he ordered after Georgia was caught unprepared for a winter storm in late January. More>>
A LaGrange family discovers someone was watching their every move. They found a hidden camera in their motel room. And when they followed the trail, they realized someone was watching from the room next door. More>>
A local educator lands behind bars.
Karen Bean is accused of assaulting a 5-year-old autistic boy. More>>
It costs more to make a penny than the penny is worth, likewise for the nickel, government reports say. To that end, the Obama Administration has ordered a review of the nation's currency in 2015.
An aquarium, washers, dryers, tables, chairs and stacks of personal items fill a Gwinnett County lawn following a violent eviction, authorities say.
One person is in police custody after driving their vehicle through the wall of a home in DeKalb County. Authorities say the situation started as a domestic call on Shore Lake Dr.
Gwinnett County detectives will investigate whether the weekend murder of a man at an extended stay motel was a possible revenge shooting. More>>
Lawmakers face an important deadline Monday in the General Assembly. More>>
Sunday, three members of the Georgia National Guard were honored for their bravery. They received a Purple Heart at a ceremony in Duluth.
Georgia could soon be among the states to legalize medical marijuana. We are not talking about something that is smoked, but rather an oil to help cancer and seizure patients. More>>
Her future in the film industry was so bright until it was tragically cut short. 27-year-old Sarah Jones was knocked into the path of a train while working on a film in the Savannah area. More>>
Sheriff's officials say a middle Georgia man is facing 16 counts of animal cruelty after investigators found starving horses and dead animals on his property. More>>
Authorities in eastern Georgia say three people were injured when a car plowed into a dollar store in Martinez. More>>
Police say a man who surrendered on an involuntary manslaughter charge over the weekend told investigators that he accidentally shot his cousin. More>>
Monday marks a key legislative deadline as bills must pass either the House or Senate to remain active for the last 10 days of the session. More>>
A special young man who was gone too soon is being remembered in a special ways by his friends. They are hitting the road for the Kenenesaw State University student to honor him. More>>
A national non-profit group helping uninsured Georgians today.
The "Get Covered America" campaign began in 2013 with the goal to raise public awareness about insurance options under the new Affordable Care Act. More>>
A touching tribute.
Heart transplant patients celebrating the lives of those who saved them. More>>
The inaugural Women 2 Women conference was held in downtown Atlanta on Saturday. The conference brought together powerful women voices to encourage healthy living in both mind and spirit. More>>
Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died in a house fire in Macon. More>>
Three northern New Jersey men who robbed another man at gunpoint last year after he declined to buy a cell phone from them have been sentenced to state prison terms. More>>
Police in Macon are investigating the city's third slaying in the past seven days. More>>
Georgia lawmakers are weighing a bill granting amnesty in some cases to those who seek medical help in the event of a drug overdose or other medical emergency. More>>
A Washington state company is recalling more than 100 tons of dried egg products over concerns about salmonella contamination. More>>
Emory University is launching an Atlanta-focused speaker series. More>>
Several volunteer groups in Savannah are pitching in to clean up camps where many of the city's homeless residents live. More>>
A former employee of the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison and ordered to repay $1 million embezzled from the center. More>>
A man who stopped to help a wreck victim in metro Atlanta ended up getting his vehicle stolen at gunpoint. More>>
A judge has ordered Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter to turn over her father's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize by Wednesday to be placed in a safe deposit box controlled by the court. More>>
A Phenix City woman is charged with stealing soldiers' identities while working at the Fort Benning hospital in Georgia. More>>
Florida health officials are warning residents along the Withlacoochee and Suwanee rivers to take precautions because of a spill of storm water and partially treated sewage upstream in Valdosta, Ga. More>>
In elections that begin next week, voters in 10 states will be required to present photo identification before casting ballots - the first major test of voter ID laws after years of legal challenges arguing that the... More>>
A major utility appears to be better controlling its spending while building a first-of-its-kind nuclear plant in the United States. More>>
High wire walker Nik Wallenda has a date in mind for crossing a nearly 1,000-foot deep gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains, 45 years after his great grandfather accomplished the feat. More>>
Four older teenagers have been charged with felonies for what police say was a sucker-punch attack on a 16-year-old boy at a Wal-Mart store in coastal Brunswick. More>>
Witnesses told federal investigators they heard a small airplane's engines accelerate rapidly just before its nose slammed into the ground during an aborted landing at a west Georgia airport, killing all three people... More>>
Atlanta police say a woman in a Waffle House uniform accused of pretending to be a company manager and stealing about $100 later returned to the restaurant to give the cash back. More>>
A Fayette County family took an unprecedented step Friday, in trying to make more people accountable for their son's 2012 death.
Leon Milton was born last May, extremely premature and weighing just over one pound. Now, his family is celebrating his first moments outside the hospital. FOX 5's Aungelique Proctor has the story. More>>
Georgia inmates use smuggled cell phones to plot crimes on the outside. The Fox5 I-Team gets an exclusive look at how authorities are using technology and boots on the ground to fight back.
Hunter Garstin is young, soft-spoken and fiercely determined to come back from a devastating spinal cord injury. He was badly hurt during a high school wrestling match in December. More>>
A south Fulton County neighborhood association is warning residents about a duo of 'aggressive dogs'. The pair recently confronted a neighbor in an aggressive way, prompting the alert. More>>
A group gathered to protest Justin Bieber's reported move to the Buckhead area on Monday morning. More>>
We're now approaching six weeks into the New Year. How are those resolutions going? Need some help? How about some fitness gadgets that can help breathe some new life into your goals for a healthier New Year? More>>
If you found someone's smartphone, what would you do to find the owner? Same thing with car keys, wallet, sunglass and other valuables we carry. More>>
After days of deadly clashes with police, anti-government protestors have taken control of the capital, Kiev. More>>
Another police department is now involved in the search for the man who raped an Emory student earlier this month. More>>
A Carroll County business owner is picking up the pieces after flames damaged his store. More>>
Authorities in west Georgia have released the names of three people who were fatally injured in the crash of a small plane. More>>
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has a new chief operating officer. More>>
Strong storms moved across north Georgia Friday morning, leaving scattered damage and power outages in parts of the area. More>>
More and more people are demanding a change to the Georgia law that allows police to claim personal property, even if the person who owns it is not accused of a crime. More>>
More than 30,000 people are killed in car wrecks every year in the U.S. By 2016, the government wants all new vehicles to have wireless radar-like systems, giving them the chance to communicate.
It's a startling fact: drug overdoses now kill more Americans than auto accidents.
One person is in custody after a 'stash of weapons' was discovered at Chamblee Charter High School Tuesday, DeKalb school officials say. More>>
Rabun County prosecutors dropped a bombshell in an animal shelter scandal first uncovered by the Fox5 I-Team. Authorities suggested a possible motive for the former animal shelter director.
The former human resources chief for Atlanta's public schools has pleaded guilty in connection with a test cheating scandal. More>>
Edward Ellson says he was only away from his car for a moment, but in a flash his vehicle, and the priceless items inside it were taken. More>>
You've probably heard about Georgians injured in falls during last week's ice storm. Experts say a growing number of Baby Boomers are getting seriously injured in falls. More>>
We are halfway through February and you might be slowing down on meeting your fitness goal. But a smartphone app has the ability to energize your workout routine and help your favorite charity all at the same time. More>>
A family is calling for changes to a Cherokee County intersection after the loss of a mother and unborn child. More>>
The Atlanta Mission has a legacy of helping those in need and it was no different during the ice storm. But just when they needed a helping hand, a local company came through in a big way. More>>
It may have been the most epic, awesome final period ever at Liberty Middle School in Cumming.
Authorities are urging Georgia drivers to be cautious on streets and highways, as melting snow and ice forms treacherous conditions in some spots. More>>
Officials say ice is to blame for collapsing the outer walls to the former Daughters of the American Revolution building in Midtown Atlanta. More>>
Here is the latest collection of real-time reports from FOX 5 crews across the state. More>>
FOX 5 viewers were moved by Chrystal Lurry's wish for a dream wedding. Saturday, they helped to make her dream one step closer to a reality by throwing her a wedding shower. More>>
A hard-fought competition played out Saturday on the campus of Southern Polytechnical State University. They held their first robotics challenge. More>>
Family members of a 32-year-old Hall County woman are hoping that an autopsy can give them closure as to what lead to her death. More>>
A DeKalb County neighborhood was shut down for about six hours on Saturday evening as a SWAT team tried to determine what was going on at a home. More>>
One week ago, three teenagers were walking on Westwood Ave in southwest Atlanta when a car struck then and sped off. Two of the girls were treated at the hospital and one is still receiving physical therapy. More>>
Governor Nathan Deal made an appearance Friday at Alpharetta High School to say 'thank you' to faculty and staff for their efforts during last week's winter storm.
When the boater offered a helping hand to the tired, stranded owl, it accepted in a heartwarming way. More>>
We're going to be monitoring a fast moving weather system that could bring light rain that could briefly changeover to flurries this evening. More>>
Once again, FOX 5 Sports, 680 The Fan and The Touchdown Club of Atlanta have teamed up to bring you the most complete coverage of National Signing Day.
A northwest Atlanta homeowner is fuming over city officials response after a sinkhole opened up in his front yard. More>>
An Austell man will not fight extradition for a murder that happened near Boston 40 years ago.
Lanzo Guthrie is currently in the Douglas County jail - the suspect in the murder of 40-year-old Eileen Ferro. More>>
A terrible case of animal abuse in Henry County. You won't believe what happened to this family pet. The owners tell us they discovered their dog in their back yard with a knife stuck in its head.
Deputies trying to serve a murder warrant, end up having to shoot the suspect after he opens fire on them with a sawed-off shotgun near New Birth Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday. More>>