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    Falcons 2014-2015 schedule released

    Falcons 2014-2015 schedule released

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:13:59 GMT
    The NFL has released the 2014-2015 season schedules and the Atlanta Falcons slate of games provides plenty of intrigue. Here are a few items of interest. Week 1 will be a rematch of last year’s season opener, only this time, the New Orleans Saints come to the Georgia Dome. The Falcons play the Detroit Lions in London in Week 8. It’s a game fans will have to get up early to watch. It airs at 9:30 a.m. EST.
    The NFL has released the 2014-2015 season schedules and the Atlanta Falcons slate of games provides plenty of intrigue. Here are a few items of interest. Week 1 will be a rematch of last year’s season opener, only this time, the New Orleans Saints come to the Georgia Dome. The Falcons play the Detroit Lions in London in Week 8. It’s a game fans will have to get up early to watch. It airs at 9:30 a.m. EST.
  • GBI issues amber alert for two-year old girl

    GBI issues amber alert for two-year old girl

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:46:51 GMT
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    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a Levi’s Call, Georgia’s Amber Alert. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is on the lookout for 2 year old Maliah Harris. Harris is believed to have been abducted in from Caledonia Mississippi Wednesday morning. Harris is described as a white two-year-old female with blonde hair. Authorities said Harris was possibly abducted by Donald Boyd Harris. Boyd is described as a 34-year old 5’11” white male with brown hair and blue eyes. Authorities believe th...
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a Levi’s Call, Georgia’s Amber Alert. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is on the lookout for 2 year old Maliah Harris. Harris is believed to have been abducted in from Caledonia Mississippi Wednesday morning. Harris is described as a white two-year-old female with blonde hair. Authorities said Harris was possibly abducted by Donald Boyd Harris. Boyd is described as a 34-year old 5’11” white male with brown hair and blue eyes. Authorities believe th...
  • Governor signs controversial gun bill into law

    Governor signs controversial gun bill into law

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:12:43 GMT
    A few hundred gun rights advocates gathered for Wednesday's bill signing in Ellijay with top officials including House Speaker David Ralston and bill sponsor Rep. Rick Jasperse.
    A few hundred gun rights advocates gathered for Wednesday's bill signing in Ellijay with top officials including House Speaker David Ralston and bill sponsor Rep. Rick Jasperse.
  • Cobb firefighter battles cancer linked to common virus

    Cobb firefighter battles cancer linked to common virus

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:11:34 GMT
    It's Frank Summers job on the Cobb County Fire Department’s technical rescue team, to be ready for tough moments no one is really ready for.
    It's Frank Summers job on the Cobb County Fire Department’s technical rescue team, to be ready for tough moments no one is really ready for.
  • Police identify suspected gym 'locker thief'

    Police identify suspected gym 'locker thief'

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:01:19 GMT
    Peachtree City Police say they have identified a man wanted for stealing wallets in at least three local gyms in metro Atlanta. .Police say Brian Gordon had almost a perfect cover story.
    Peachtree City Police say they have identified a man wanted for stealing wallets in at least three local gyms in metro Atlanta. .Police say Brian Gordon had almost a perfect cover story.
  • Hawks fall to Pacers 101-85 in game two

    Hawks fall to Pacers 101-85 in game two

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:58:54 GMT
    The Indiana Pacers got the better of the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night in game two of the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Pacers defeated the Hawks 101-85 and have now tied the series at one win apiece. The Pacers won on a strong performance out of their star forward Paul George. George led the team in both scoring and rebounds and ended the night with 27 points and 10 rebounds. Both teams were playing very closely until the Pacers outscored the Hawks 31-13 in the third quarter. Jef...
    The Indiana Pacers got the better of the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night in game two of the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Pacers defeated the Hawks 101-85 and have now tied the series at one win apiece. The Pacers won on a strong performance out of their star forward Paul George. George led the team in both scoring and rebounds and ended the night with 27 points and 10 rebounds. Both teams were playing very closely until the Pacers outscored the Hawks 31-13 in the third quarter. Jef...
  • Man leads Rockdale Deputies on 100mph chase

    Man leads Rockdale Deputies on 100mph chase

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:20:03 GMT
    A South Carolina man fleeing from deputies crashed his car and had to be pulled from the wreckage after it burst into flames.
    A South Carolina man fleeing from deputies crashed his car and had to be pulled from the wreckage after it burst into flames.
  • Viral video shows TSA agents patting down young children

    Viral video shows TSA agents patting down young children

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:13:13 GMT
    In a video that is quickly going viral, a shocked father recorded TSA agents giving his young children full-body pat-downs. His son was just two years old, while his daughter was six years old.
    In a video that is quickly going viral, a shocked father recorded TSA agents giving his young children full-body pat-downs. His son was just two years old, while his daughter was six years old.
  • FOX Medical Team

    Are You A Workaholic?

    Are You A Workaholic?

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:56:00 GMT
    A lot of us work long hours, but workaholics really struggle to call it quits.
    A lot of us work long hours, but workaholics really struggle to call it quits.

  • Manchester High evacuated over 'text message' bomb threat

    Manchester High evacuated over 'text message' bomb threat

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:36:51 GMT
    Students at Manchester High School were evacuated from the building late Wednesday morning following a reported bomb threat.
    Students at Manchester High School were evacuated from the building late Wednesday morning following a reported bomb threat.
  • Use of force 'not justified' in officer shooting of Bartow teen

    Use of force 'not justified' in officer shooting of Bartow teen

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:20:30 GMT
    A Bartow County Grand Jury has stated that the use of deadly force in the February shooting of a teen was 'not justified'. Christopher Roupe, 17, was fatally shot by Euharlee officer who claimed the teen answered the door with a gun.
    A Bartow County Grand Jury has stated that the use of deadly force in the February shooting of a teen was 'not justified'. Christopher Roupe, 17, was fatally shot by Euharlee officer who claimed the teen answered the door with a gun.
  • IRS employees with tax and conduct issues still receive awards, watchdog report finds

    IRS employees with tax and conduct issues still receive awards, watchdog report finds

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:20:07 GMT
    IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday. The report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found that while for the most part the reward program for IRS workers complied with federal regulations, employees who had themselves failed to pay their federal taxes and had d...
    IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday. The report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found that while for the most part the reward program for IRS workers complied with federal regulations, employees who had themselves failed to pay their federal taxes and had d...
  • Second-grader says teacher took away Bible during reading time

    Second-grader says teacher took away Bible during reading time

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:41:16 GMT
    The family of a second-grade student at a Texas elementary school says their daughter's teacher took her Bible away during a "read to myself" session. The Liberty Institute, a nonprofit legal group specializing in religious liberty cases, says the family reached out for assistance after a teacher at Hamilton Elementary in Cypress allegedly told the girl not to bring the Bible back to school again.The teacher reported...
    The family of a second-grade student at a Texas elementary school says their daughter's teacher took her Bible away during a "read to myself" session. The Liberty Institute, a nonprofit legal group specializing in religious liberty cases, says the family reached out for assistance after a teacher at Hamilton Elementary in Cypress allegedly told the girl not to bring the Bible back to school again.The teacher reported...
  • Dine Out for Project Open Hand

    Dine Out for Project Open Hand

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:39:13 GMT
    Head out to the a participating restaurant to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Dining Out For Life.
    Head out to the a participating restaurant to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Dining Out For Life.
  • Fox 5 I-Team

    Cheap vs. Frugal

    Cheap vs. Frugal

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:15:25 GMT
    There is nothing wrong with saving a buck, but can you cross the line? There is a difference between being cheap and being frugal.
    There is nothing wrong with saving a buck, but can you cross the line? There is a difference between being cheap and being frugal.
  • Mountain Festival Brings Music, Dancing To Dahlonega Square

    Mountain Festival Brings Music, Dancing To Dahlonega Square

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:08:13 GMT
    The North Georgia town of Dahlonega is best-known for its gold. But this weekend, music will bring more than 50,000 people to the historic town square.
    The North Georgia town of Dahlonega is best-known for its gold. But this weekend, music will bring more than 50,000 people to the historic town square.
  • Casting Call: April 23

    Casting Call: April 23

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:59:47 GMT
    Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of April 23.
    Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of April 23.
  • Man back in jail on rape charges after previous peeping tom arrest

    Man back in jail on rape charges after previous peeping tom arrest

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:28:00 GMT
    Cobb Police say a young Kennesaw man, who was arrested earlier this month on trespassing and felony peeping tom charges, sexually forced himself on a young woman last week.
    Cobb Police say a young Kennesaw man, who was arrested earlier this month on trespassing and felony peeping tom charges, sexually forced himself on a young woman last week.
  • Häagen-Dazs Japan debuts vegetable flavored ice cream

    Häagen-Dazs Japan debuts vegetable flavored ice cream

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:30:07 GMT
    Häagen-Dazs is debuting a new product that seems to confuse dessert with a salad course. Introducing "Spoon Vege," a line of vegetable flavored ice cream making its debut in Japan next month.
    Häagen-Dazs is debuting a new product that seems to confuse dessert with a salad course. Introducing "Spoon Vege," a line of vegetable flavored ice cream making its debut in Japan next month.
  • Naps linked with higher risk of death

    Naps linked with higher risk of death

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:23:47 GMT
    Middle-age and older adults who take daytime naps may be at increased risk of dying, a new study from England suggests.
    Middle-age and older adults who take daytime naps may be at increased risk of dying, a new study from England suggests.
  • IRS employees awarded bonuses despite tax issues

    IRS employees awarded bonuses despite tax issues

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:19:25 GMT
    IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday.
    IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday.
  • Henry Co. teenager working on cancer cure

    Henry Co. teenager working on cancer cure

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:43:26 GMT
    A Henry County teenager is working on a cure for cancer.
    A Henry County teenager is working on a cure for cancer.
  • Midtown neighbors meet with community leaders about crime

    Midtown neighbors meet with community leaders about crime

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:37 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:37:30 GMT
    Some people in the Midtown neighborhood are taking action to end crime in the Midtown community.
    Some people in the Midtown neighborhood are taking action to end crime in the Midtown community.
  • Grand jury rules shooting not authorized

    Grand jury rules shooting not authorized

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:39:55 GMT
    A grand jury ruled Tuesday that a Euharlee police officer was not authorized in a recent shooting that took the life of a 17-year-old boy. The officer claimed the teen had a gun, but the boy’s family said it was a video game controller. Christopher Roupe was shot and killed on February 14. The Bartow County Grand Jury found that Euharlee Police Officer Beth Gatney was not authorized to use deadly force.
    A grand jury ruled Tuesday that a Euharlee police officer was not authorized in a recent shooting that took the life of a 17-year-old boy. The officer claimed the teen had a gun, but the boy’s family said it was a video game controller. Christopher Roupe was shot and killed on February 14. The Bartow County Grand Jury found that Euharlee Police Officer Beth Gatney was not authorized to use deadly force.
  • Henry County teen wont give up fight to cure cancer

    Henry County teen wont give up fight to cure cancer

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:02:01 GMT
    A Henry County teenager is determined to do one thing in his life, cure cancer. When he's not getting ready for his high school graduation or playing a round of golf with his dad 17-year-old Tushar Mittal is working on the cure for cancer. Mittal moved to Georgia from India in 2004 and says that he didn’t show any interest into science until about five years ago. Now the teen is working on a new type of cancer research involving oregano oil. "It was actually 7th grade when I was introduced to...
    A Henry County teenager is determined to do one thing in his life, cure cancer. When he's not getting ready for his high school graduation or playing a round of golf with his dad 17-year-old Tushar Mittal is working on the cure for cancer. Mittal moved to Georgia from India in 2004 and says that he didn’t show any interest into science until about five years ago. Now the teen is working on a new type of cancer research involving oregano oil. "It was actually 7th grade when I was introduced to...
  • Same-sex couples file lawsuit over marriage equality

    Same-sex couples file lawsuit over marriage equality

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:58:21 GMT
    Gay and lesbian couples are upset over Georgia’s new same sex marriage ban and are now suing over the decision. Gay and lesbian couples filed a 48-page class action lawsuit Tuesday morning that they hope will grant them the freedom to marry in Georgia.
    Gay and lesbian couples are upset over Georgia’s new same sex marriage ban and are now suing over the decision. Gay and lesbian couples filed a 48-page class action lawsuit Tuesday morning that they hope will grant them the freedom to marry in Georgia.
  • Rockdale Sheriff's Office seeking help in cold case

    Rockdale Sheriff's Office seeking help in cold case

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:05:50 GMT
    The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying a body found in the woods several years ago.
    The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying a body found in the woods several years ago.
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    Clayton Co. teacher arrested for relationship with student

    Clayton Co. teacher arrested for relationship with student

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:46:08 GMT
    Clayton County police arrested a former Clayton County Public Schools teacher early Tuesday morning.
    Clayton County police arrested a former Clayton County Public Schools teacher early Tuesday morning.
  • Humanist group suing school district over Pledge of Allegiance

    Humanist group suing school district over Pledge of Allegiance

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:34:41 GMT
    A humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district over the Pledge of Allegiance phrase “under God.” According to a Fox News report the group is suing on behalf of a New Jersey family that believes the phrase is discriminatory toward atheist children. The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was announced Monday by the Washington D.C. based advocacy organization American Humanist Association. The group says the phrase "marginalizes atheist and humanist kids as som...
    A humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district over the Pledge of Allegiance phrase “under God.” According to a Fox News report the group is suing on behalf of a New Jersey family that believes the phrase is discriminatory toward atheist children. The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was announced Monday by the Washington D.C. based advocacy organization American Humanist Association. The group says the phrase "marginalizes atheist and humanist kids as som...
  • Fox News Poll: Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates

    Fox News Poll: Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:02:17 GMT
    Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.The new poll asks voters what they would do if the only difference between two congressional candidates is that one promises to fight for the health care law and the other promises to fig...
    Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.The new poll asks voters what they would do if the only difference between two congressional candidates is that one promises to fight for the health care law and the other promises to fig...
  • Evan Gattis lifts Braves over Marlins after 10th inning walk off homerun

    Evan Gattis lifts Braves over Marlins after 10th inning walk off homerun

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:02:42 GMT
    The Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins Monday night 4-2 after a walk-off two run home run in the bottom of the tenth inning. After playing a marathon 14 inning game Sunday night the braves played in another extra-innings game the next night. Julio Teheran followed up his complete game shut-out in Philadelphia with another solid pitching effort giving up only one run through seven innings and striking out eight batters. A clutch RBI single by Jason Heyward in the 7th inning put the Brav...
    The Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins Monday night 4-2 after a walk-off two run home run in the bottom of the tenth inning. After playing a marathon 14 inning game Sunday night the braves played in another extra-innings game the next night. Julio Teheran followed up his complete game shut-out in Philadelphia with another solid pitching effort giving up only one run through seven innings and striking out eight batters. A clutch RBI single by Jason Heyward in the 7th inning put the Brav...
  • Morgan County deputy arrested on child molestation charges

    Morgan County deputy arrested on child molestation charges

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:56:47 GMT
    A Morgan County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested by the Newton County Sheriff's Office Monday on allegations that he inappropriately touched a young girl several years ago.
    A Morgan County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested by the Newton County Sheriff's Office Monday on allegations that he inappropriately touched a young girl several years ago.
  • Humanist group sues school district over 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Humanist group sues school district over 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:31:03 GMT
    A national humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district on behalf of a family that believes the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children.
    A national humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district on behalf of a family that believes the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children.
  • Local Chef Goes For The Gold In Vidalia Onion Competition

    Local Chef Goes For The Gold In Vidalia Onion Competition

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:01:12 GMT
    This weekend's 37th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival celebrates Georgia's Official State Vegetable (yes...we have one!).
    This weekend's 37th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival celebrates Georgia's Official State Vegetable (yes...we have one!).
  • Agents find marijuana, firearms and exotic animals in Woodstock home

    Agents find marijuana, firearms and exotic animals in Woodstock home

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:19:41 GMT
    Cherokee authorities arrested 2 people after finding drugs, firearms, and exotic animals in their home.
    Cherokee authorities arrested 2 people after finding drugs, firearms, and exotic animals in their home.
  • Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders

    Mayor ordering raid on Twitter troublemaker riles free speech defenders

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:11:14 GMT
    A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor has so far resulted in one arrest, but officials said Monday the investigation continues, as free speech advocates express concern. The account -- @Peoriamayor -- was created about nine weeks ago and had about 50 parody tweets, mostly about Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis supposedly using illegal drugs and associating with prostitutes, befor...
    A police raid to learn who was behind a Twitter account that mocked an Illinois mayor has so far resulted in one arrest, but officials said Monday the investigation continues, as free speech advocates express concern. The account -- @Peoriamayor -- was created about nine weeks ago and had about 50 parody tweets, mostly about Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis supposedly using illegal drugs and associating with prostitutes, befor...
  • Parents fight back against sons attackers, school

    Parents fight back against sons attackers, school

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:11:08 GMT
    A teen was caught on camera attacking a classmate. Now that classmate's parents claim the school is not doing enough to protect their son.
    A teen was caught on camera attacking a classmate. Now that classmate's parents claim the school is not doing enough to protect their son.
  • 30319: Fastest Growing Zip Code in the Metro

    30319: Fastest Growing Zip Code in the Metro

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:08:22 GMT
    According to local marketing firm Welcomemat Services, 30319 is the fastest growing zip code in the metro.
    According to local marketing firm Welcomemat Services, 30319 is the fastest growing zip code in the metro.
  • What's Happening: Eat Georgia

    What's Happening: Eat Georgia

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-04-22 12:17:46 GMT
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    The Edible Agriculture Tour Georgia, Eat GA, is headed for downtown Atlanta.
    The Edible Agriculture Tour Georgia, Eat GA, is headed for downtown Atlanta.
  • Bandits rob Buckhead jewelry store

    Bandits rob Buckhead jewelry store

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-04-22 12:03:27 GMT
    Authorities are searching for two bandits that robbed a Buckhead jewelry store, overnight.
    Authorities are searching for two bandits that robbed a Buckhead jewelry store, overnight.
  • Gwinnett Co. upgrades "Smart Commute" system

    Gwinnett Co. upgrades "Smart Commute" system

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-04-22 11:31:04 GMT
    Commuters in Gwinnett County have an extra tool when it comes to battling traffic each day. In March, the county Department of Transportation launched new upgrades to their "Smart Commute" system.
    Commuters in Gwinnett County have an extra tool when it comes to battling traffic each day. In March, the county Department of Transportation launched new upgrades to their "Smart Commute" system.
  • Woman's body pulled from north Georgia lake

    Woman's body pulled from north Georgia lake

    Police are investigating how a woman died after her body was pulled from a north Georgia lake.
    Police are investigating how a woman died after her body was pulled from a north Georgia lake.
  • Atlanta officials takes steps to sell civic center

    Atlanta officials takes steps to sell civic center

    Atlanta city officials are moving toward selling a major event venue - the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.
    Atlanta city officials are moving toward selling a major event venue - the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.
  • Chick-Fil-A bowl to add 'Peach' to its name

    Chick-Fil-A bowl to add 'Peach' to its name

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:43:06 GMT
    A big day for college football fans in Atlanta as the Chick-Fil-A bowl will be renamed. Chick-Fil-A made the official announcement Monday that the New Year’s Eve bowl game will be renamed the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl. “I think it means a lot to all the people that have worked so many years to make this bowl successful, in tough times when they were outside in cold and freezing weather,” says Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl President Gary Stoikan. “I think it's the heritage that the board decided to p...
    A big day for college football fans in Atlanta as the Chick-Fil-A bowl will be renamed. Chick-Fil-A made the official announcement Monday that the New Year’s Eve bowl game will be renamed the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl. “I think it means a lot to all the people that have worked so many years to make this bowl successful, in tough times when they were outside in cold and freezing weather,” says Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl President Gary Stoikan. “I think it's the heritage that the board decided to p...
  • Braves fall to Mets 4-3 after a 14 inning battle

    Braves fall to Mets 4-3 after a 14 inning battle

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:50:43 GMT
    The New York Mets avoided a series sweep by the Atlanta Braves after a 14 inning battle Sunday afternoon. The Mets won after a 14th inning walk-off sacrifice fly by Curtis Granderson ended the game 4-3. The Braves gave up a few runs early but used a three run 5th inning to go on top of the Mets. The Mets then scored a run in the 6th inning to tie the game at three. The score would remain tied until the 14th inning when Braves relief pitcher Gus Schlosser took the mound for his fourth straig...
    The New York Mets avoided a series sweep by the Atlanta Braves after a 14 inning battle Sunday afternoon. The Mets won after a 14th inning walk-off sacrifice fly by Curtis Granderson ended the game 4-3. The Braves gave up a few runs early but used a three run 5th inning to go on top of the Mets. The Mets then scored a run in the 6th inning to tie the game at three. The score would remain tied until the 14th inning when Braves relief pitcher Gus Schlosser took the mound for his fourth straig...
  • Mike Minor to start first game after injury against Reds

    Mike Minor to start first game after injury against Reds

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:49:21 GMT
    The Atlanta Braves depleted pitching staff could have some help on the way as Mike Minor is expected to join the squad soon.Minor started the season on the DL and has been rehabbing his injured shoulder. Word is the braves are planning to give mike minor his first start of the season on Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds.Minor has recently been rehabbing with the Gwinnett Braves and looked strong in his fourth and final rehab start on Saturday. Minor could be a big help for the Braves pitc...
    The Atlanta Braves depleted pitching staff could have some help on the way as Mike Minor is expected to join the squad soon.Minor started the season on the DL and has been rehabbing his injured shoulder. Word is the braves are planning to give mike minor his first start of the season on Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds.Minor has recently been rehabbing with the Gwinnett Braves and looked strong in his fourth and final rehab start on Saturday. Minor could be a big help for the Braves pitc...
  • New gun bill to allow firearms in churches, bars and government buildings

    New gun bill to allow firearms in churches, bars and government buildings

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:31:05 GMT
    Georgia’s soon-to-be new gun law will now allow you to carry a gun in certain public places. Here is a quick checklist of where it will soon be ok to carry a firearm.
    Georgia’s soon-to-be new gun law will now allow you to carry a gun in certain public places. Here is a quick checklist of where it will soon be ok to carry a firearm.
  • Cobb man attacked by dogs while getting mail

    Cobb man attacked by dogs while getting mail

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:24:51 GMT
    A Cobb county man is recovering after he claims he was attacked by two dogs while he got his mail. Scott Hess says he was walking to his mailbox Saturday afternoon when a car honked at him.
    A Cobb county man is recovering after he claims he was attacked by two dogs while he got his mail. Scott Hess says he was walking to his mailbox Saturday afternoon when a car honked at him.
  • Performer offers incredible music for NICU newborns

    Performer offers incredible music for NICU newborns

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:15:42 GMT
    As a cellist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Humphreys usually performs for packed houses of classical music buffs, not one-little sleeping baby out in a hallway at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.
    As a cellist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Humphreys usually performs for packed houses of classical music buffs, not one-little sleeping baby out in a hallway at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.
  • PHOTOS: Dalton Fire Department battles blaze

    PHOTOS: Dalton Fire Department battles blaze

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:24:54 GMT
    The Dalton Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a fire off of Top Street in Dalton. The department was dispatched to the scene of the fire Monday afternoon. When they arrived the structure was fully involved with the fire. According to the department no one was inside the structure and nobody was injured during the fire. The fire has since been put out, but authorities say the building is likely a total loss. Above you can see pictures of the fire courtesy of the Dalton Fir...
    The Dalton Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a fire off of Top Street in Dalton. The department was dispatched to the scene of the fire Monday afternoon. When they arrived the structure was fully involved with the fire. According to the department no one was inside the structure and nobody was injured during the fire. The fire has since been put out, but authorities say the building is likely a total loss. Above you can see pictures of the fire courtesy of the Dalton Fir...
  • State may charge residents using solar panels to produce energy

    State may charge residents using solar panels to produce energy

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:40:42 GMT
    Oklahoma residents trying to go green by producing energy through solar panels or small turbines may soon be forced to pay an additional monthly fee to energy companies.
    Oklahoma residents trying to go green by producing energy through solar panels or small turbines may soon be forced to pay an additional monthly fee to energy companies.
  • Marietta family refuses to let kids take CRCT

    Marietta family refuses to let kids take CRCT

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:30:26 GMT
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    Mary and Tracy Finney love their children more than anything but they say the standardized testing known as the CRCT causes too much anxiety and stress for their kids.Macy and Jack Finney are both students at West Side Elementary in Marietta and have recently been studying for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests otherwise known as the CRCT. The CRCT is a standardized test that, according to the Georgia Department of Education is required for all students in grades one through eight in G...
    Mary and Tracy Finney love their children more than anything but they say the standardized testing known as the CRCT causes too much anxiety and stress for their kids.Macy and Jack Finney are both students at West Side Elementary in Marietta and have recently been studying for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests otherwise known as the CRCT. The CRCT is a standardized test that, according to the Georgia Department of Education is required for all students in grades one through eight in G...
  • Hawks beat Pacers in game one of playoffs

    Hawks beat Pacers in game one of playoffs

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:44:38 GMT
    The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Indiana Pacers 101-93 in game one of the first round of the playoffs Saturday night. The Hawks benefited from great games by starters Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap to upset the number one seeded Pacers in Indiana. Teague led the team in scoring with 28 points while Millsap was not far behind scoring 25 points and eight rebounds. Indiana played well early as the two teams were tied going into halftime. The Hawks outscored the Pacers 30-16 in the 3rd quarter to ...
    The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Indiana Pacers 101-93 in game one of the first round of the playoffs Saturday night. The Hawks benefited from great games by starters Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap to upset the number one seeded Pacers in Indiana. Teague led the team in scoring with 28 points while Millsap was not far behind scoring 25 points and eight rebounds. Indiana played well early as the two teams were tied going into halftime. The Hawks outscored the Pacers 30-16 in the 3rd quarter to ...
  • Final suspect in NC kidnapping arrested

    Final suspect in NC kidnapping arrested

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:40:44 GMT
    Authorities arrested the final suspect in the kidnapping of a North Carolina man on Monday morning.
    Authorities arrested the final suspect in the kidnapping of a North Carolina man on Monday morning.
  • Road likely to reopen as water main work continues

    Road likely to reopen as water main work continues

    Authorities say a major thoroughfare on Atlanta's east side will likely be open on Monday, though one lane could be closed for repairs to a broken water main during the early part of the week.
    Authorities say a major thoroughfare on Atlanta's east side will likely be open on Monday, though one lane could be closed for repairs to a broken water main during the early part of the week.
  • Country music singer Kevin Sharp dead at 43

    Country music singer Kevin Sharp dead at 43

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:01:49 GMT
    Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.
    Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.
  • Clayton Co. PD locate missing 3-year-old

    Clayton Co. PD locate missing 3-year-old

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:04:30 GMT
    Clayton County Police have located a 3-year-old girl who disappeared on Sunday evening.
    Clayton County Police have located a 3-year-old girl who disappeared on Sunday evening.
  • Fox 5 I-Team

    Save on Vacation

    Save on Vacation

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:56:05 GMT
    Thinking about vacation is a lot of fun. Thinking about what it'll cost you is not so fun. Here are some ideas for cutting costs.
    Thinking about vacation is a lot of fun. Thinking about what it'll cost you is not so fun. Here are some ideas for cutting costs.
  • Local runners gather to commemorate Boston bombing victims

    Local runners gather to commemorate Boston bombing victims

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:39:34 GMT
    About a couple dozen people gathered at Big Peach Running Company on Monday morning for a run.
    About a couple dozen people gathered at Big Peach Running Company on Monday morning for a run.
  • S. Korean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    S. Korean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:16:14 GMT
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed `unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed `unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.
  • Broadway Spectacular Brings African Wildlife To Atlanta's Fox Theatre

    Broadway Spectacular Brings African Wildlife To Atlanta's Fox Theatre

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:47:52 GMT
    It's been called one of the greatest spectacles to ever grace the stage. And now, Disney's The Lion King roars into the Fox Theater.
    It's been called one of the greatest spectacles to ever grace the stage. And now, Disney's The Lion King roars into the Fox Theater.
  • Atlanta airport general manager finalists named

    Atlanta airport general manager finalists named

    Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says three finalists have been selected in the search for a new general manager of the city's airport.
    Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says three finalists have been selected in the search for a new general manager of the city's airport.
  • Wreck shuts down traffic on I-85 SB

    Wreck shuts down traffic on I-85 SB

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:00:22 GMT
    All lanes are blocked on I-85 southbound near the ramp to I-285 due to an injury accident.
    All lanes are blocked on I-85 southbound near the ramp to I-285 due to an injury accident.
  • Cobb police investigate crash in church lot

    Cobb police investigate crash in church lot

    Police in Cobb County were investigating the death of a woman after a crash in a church parking lot.
    Police in Cobb County were investigating the death of a woman after a crash in a church parking lot.
  • Man fatally hit by vehicle on Atlanta interstate

    Man fatally hit by vehicle on Atlanta interstate

    A 24-year-old woman faces charges after police say she was driving a vehicle that hit and killed a man on Interstate 285 in Atlanta.
    A 24-year-old woman faces charges after police say she was driving a vehicle that hit and killed a man on Interstate 285 in Atlanta.
  • 2 shot during party at Wade-Walker Park

    2 shot during party at Wade-Walker Park

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:43:28 GMT
    Two teenagers were shot over the weekend at a "large party" at Wade-Walker Park in DeKalb County.
    Two teenagers were shot over the weekend at a "large party" at Wade-Walker Park in DeKalb County.
  • Authorities investigate Riverdale apartment shooting

    Authorities investigate Riverdale apartment shooting

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:16:28 GMT
    A man is recovering after being shot multiple times at a Clayton County apartment complex.
    A man is recovering after being shot multiple times at a Clayton County apartment complex.
  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-04-21 09:40:37 GMT
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
  • Verdicts handed down in Jonesboro day care death

    Verdicts handed down in Jonesboro day care death

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:18:06 GMT
    Verdicts were handed down Friday in the death of two-year-old Jazmin Green.
    Verdicts were handed down Friday in the death of two-year-old Jazmin Green.
  • Atlanta Hawks confident for game one against Indiana Pacers

    Atlanta Hawks confident for game one against Indiana Pacers

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:59:57 GMT
    The Atlanta Hawks have made it into the 2014 playoffs and will be playing the top-seeded Indiana Pacers. The first game of the best-of-seven playoff series will tip-off Saturday night in Indiana.
    The Atlanta Hawks have made it into the 2014 playoffs and will be playing the top-seeded Indiana Pacers. The first game of the best-of-seven playoff series will tip-off Saturday night in Indiana.
  • Family appreciates 'Prayers for Lily'

    Family grateful for 'Prayers for Lily' support

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:44:43 GMT
    Millions of People around the country have heard the story of Lily Tinney. Tinney is a 16-month-old Shapesburg child who is dying from a rare disease.   
    Millions of People around the country have heard the story of Lily Tinney. Tinney is a 16-month-old Shapesburg child who is dying from a rare disease.
  • Witness: Goose on the loose with arrow through head

    Witness: Goose on the loose with arrow through head

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:21:00 GMT
    An eyewitness claims to have seen this goose wandering in northern Cobb County with an arrow through its head!
    An eyewitness claims to have seen this goose wandering in northern Cobb County with an arrow through its head!
  • Recipe: Blissful Lowcountry Boil

    Recipe: Blissful Lowcountry Boil

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:05:26 GMT
    Blissful Lowcountry Boil Ingredients
    Blissful Lowcountry Boil Ingredients 4qts Water ½ cup Old Bay ½ cup Lemon Juice 1tbsp kosher salt 2 sliced shallots 8 garlic cloves 1lb Andouille sausage 1lb of New Potatoes 6 ears of corn shucked and
  • Georgia Tech to kick-off spring game despite bad weather

    Georgia Tech to kick-off spring game despite bad weather

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:22:54 GMT
    The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will play their annual spring scrimmage game Friday night.
    The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will play their annual spring scrimmage game Friday night.
  • Police investigate elderly woman's murder in SW Atlanta

    Police investigate elderly woman's murder in SW Atlanta

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:53:51 GMT
    Atlanta Police are investigating the apparent murder of an elderly woman in southwest Atlanta.
    Atlanta Police are investigating the apparent murder of an elderly woman in southwest Atlanta.
  • Braves fall to Phillies 1-0 after gem by Alex Wood

    Braves fall to Phillies 1-0 after gem by Alex Wood

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:33:23 GMT
    The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 1-0 and avoided a series sweep by the Braves.      Braves Pitcher Alex Wood and Phillies Pitcher Antonio Bastardo were locked into a pitcher's duel
    The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 1-0 and avoided a series sweep by the Braves.  
  • Church to deliver baked goods to exotic dancers

    Church to deliver baked goods to exotic dancers

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:59:36 GMT
    A church in Portland, Oregon has decided to perform an unexpected Act of Kindness and make a special delivery to some exotic dancers in the area.
    A church in Portland, Oregon has decided to perform an unexpected Act of Kindness and make a special delivery to some exotic dancers in the area.
  • Pike Nurseries

    Spring Container Gardens

    Spring Container Gardens

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:21:54 GMT
    Container gardens are just as unique and diverse as gardens.
    Container gardens are just as unique and diverse as gardens.
  • Bandits break into Inman Park maintenance shop

    Bandits break into Inman Park maintenance shop

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:22:46 GMT
    Atlanta Police are investigating a break-in at a local maintenance shop in Inman Park.
    Atlanta Police are investigating a break-in at a local maintenance shop in Inman Park.
  • Offers pouring in for Turner Field property

    Offers pouring in for Turner Field property

    Reed says the neighborhood surrounding Turner Field will have a "brighter future" than they've had thus far.
    Reed says the neighborhood surrounding Turner Field will have a "brighter future" than they've had thus far.
  • DeKalb crews working on water main break

    DeKalb crews working on water main break

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:00:28 GMT
    DeKalb County crews are working on a water main break on Lawrenceville Highway.
    DeKalb County crews are working on a water main break on Lawrenceville Highway.
  • Atlanta Watershed Dept. under review after "hefty raises"

    Atlanta Watershed Dept. under review after "hefty raises"

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:00:52 GMT
    The commissioner of the Department of Watershed Management is under fire for "hefty raises" she handed out to mangers.
    The commissioner of the Department of Watershed Management is under fire for "hefty raises" she handed out to mangers.
  • Christians in Holy Land re-enact crucifixion on Good Friday

    Christians in Holy Land re-enact crucifixion on Good Friday

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:15:10 GMT
    Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.
    Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.
  • 12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest

    12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:10:01 GMT
    An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
    An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
  • One dead in Lilburn motorcycle accident

    One dead in Lilburn motorcycle accident

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:09 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:09:16 GMT
    A motorcyclist is dead after an accident with a mailbox in Gwinnett County.
    A motorcyclist is dead after an accident with a mailbox in Gwinnett County.
  • More than $1M in fake soccer gear seized in Ga.

    More than $1M in fake soccer gear seized in Ga.

    U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say more than $1 million in counterfeit soccer merchandise destined for metro Atlanta has been seized in Savannah.
    U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say more than $1 million in counterfeit soccer merchandise destined for metro Atlanta has been seized in Savannah.
  • Mayor Reed speaks out against Water Management raises

    Mayor Reed speaks out against Water Management raises

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:19:58 GMT
    The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management is coming under fire over recent pay raises for its high ranking staff members.
    The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management is coming under fire over recent pay raises for its high ranking staff members. A $15,000 raise was recently given to the security chief even though over
  • 'Hostage scammers' steal hundreds from Atlanta residents

    Hostage scammers steal hundreds from Atlanta residents

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:47:48 GMT
    Scammers preying on fear are stealing hundreds of dollars from Atlanta victims. A Northeast Atlanta family was the latest victim in this scam. 
    Scammers preying on fear are stealing hundreds of dollars from Atlanta victims. A Northeast Atlanta family was the latest victim in this scam. 
  • Family of Dawsonville child makes plea for kidney match

    Family of Dawsonville child makes plea for kidney match

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:05:53 GMT
    A Dawsonville family needs the community's help in finding a kidney match for their two and half year old little boy.
    A Dawsonville family needs the community's help in finding a kidney match for their two and half year old little boy.
  • Police: Locker-room thief spent $4,000 on stolen credit cards

    Police: Locker-room thief spent $4,000 on stolen credit cards

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:28:41 GMT
    Duluth police are on the lookout for a man who stole another man's credit card at an LA Fitness.
    Duluth police are on the lookout for a man who stole another man's credit card at an LA Fitness.
  • Deal signs medical school scholarship regulation

    Deal signs medical school scholarship regulation

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation requiring some recipients of a state medical school scholarship to work in rural areas.
    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation to expand a scholarship program that will allow more medical students to practice in high need rural areas.
  • Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent

    Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent

    State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008.
    State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008.
  • 'Housewives' star Porsha Williams arrested

    'Housewives' star Porsha Williams arrested

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:34:57 GMT
    Porsha Williams, granddaughter of a civil rights pioneer and cast member on Real Housewives of Atlanta, was booked into the Fulton County Jail on Wednesday evening.
    Porsha Williams, granddaughter of a civil rights pioneer and cast member on Real Housewives of Atlanta, was booked into the Fulton County Jail on Wednesday evening.
  • Athens-Clarke PD release sketch of rape suspect

    Athens-Clarke PD release sketch of rape suspect

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:11:42 GMT
    Athens-Clarke County Police are searching for a man they say raped a woman.
    Athens-Clarke County Police are searching for a man they say raped a woman.
  • Coweta teens called "heroes" after saving neighbors life

    Coweta teens called "heroes" after saving neighbors life

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:19:22 GMT
    Two local teens are being called heroes after they thwarted an almost deadly altercation in their Coweta County neighborhood.
    Two local teens are being called heroes after they thwarted an almost deadly altercation in their Coweta County neighborhood.
  • Improve your commute with the "One Bus Away" app

    Improve your commute with the "One Bus Away" app

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:03:23 GMT
    Don't you hate when you're waiting for mass transit and have no idea when that train or bus will show up? Now, there's an app for that and it's saving people time and money.
    Don't you hate when you're waiting for mass transit and have no idea when that train or bus will show up? Now, there's an app for that and it's saving people time and money.
  • Brewery Celebrates The "Sweet" Life At 420 Fest

    Brewery Celebrates The "Sweet" Life At 420 Fest

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:45:46 GMT
    A new venue and a major headlining band are set to make this year's 10th Annual SweetWater 420 Fest the biggest yet.
    A new venue and a major headlining band are set to make this year's 10th Annual SweetWater 420 Fest the biggest yet.
  • US transportation secretary visits Atlanta

    US transportation secretary visits Atlanta

    The Obama administration's transportation chief plans to visit Atlanta to tour two large-scale projects.
    The Obama administration's transportation chief visited Atlanta to tour two large-scale projects.
  • Water main break snarls traffic in Candler Park

    Water main break snarls traffic in Candler Park

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:15:43 GMT
    Crews are on the scene of a water main break in the Candler Park neighborhood.
    Crews are on the scene of a water main break in the Candler Park neighborhood.
  • Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

    Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:07:04 GMT
    An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast.
    An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast.
  • Three pro-Russia protesters killed at military base

    Three pro-Russia protesters killed at military base

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:59:22 GMT
    Three pro-Russian protesters were killed, 13 more were wounded, and 63 were arrested in a confrontation at a military base in the east of the country.
    Three pro-Russian protesters were killed, 13 more were wounded, and 63 were arrested in a confrontation at a military base in the east of the country.
  • FOX Medical Team

    Eat for the Test!

    Eat for the Test!

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:48:58 GMT
    If you want your student to test well, Cheryl Williams, a registered dietitian with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta says breakfast is the most important meal.
    If you want your student to test well, Cheryl Williams, a registered dietitian with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta says breakfast is the most important meal.
  • TV again tied to poor sleep among kids

    TV again tied to poor sleep among kids

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:19:13 GMT
    In another blow to kids' pleas to watch more television before bed, a new study suggests increased TV time is linked to less sleep.
    In another blow to kids' pleas to watch more television before bed, a new study suggests increased TV time is linked to less sleep.
  • Blast at Tennessee plant kills 1, injures 3

    Blast at Tennessee plant kills 1, injures 3

    An explosion and fire at a property in Tennessee where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based has killed one person and left three injured.
    An explosion and fire at a property in Tennessee where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based has killed one person and left three injured.
  • 2 charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

    2 charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

    The FBI is offering up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest of two men suspected in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
    The FBI is offering up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest of two men suspected in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
  • Funerals scheduled for 2 Atlanta firefighters

    Funerals scheduled for 2 Atlanta firefighters

    Atlanta Fire Rescue officials say they're preparing for the funerals of two firefighters who died recently.
    Atlanta Fire Rescue officials say they're preparing for the funerals of two firefighters who died recently.
  • One dead, 1 injured in Union City shooting

    One dead, 1 injured in Union City shooting

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:54 AM EDT2014-04-17 09:54:35 GMT
    Union City police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that left one dead and another injured.
    Union City police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that left one dead and another injured.
  • Boy Scouts plea for return of stolen trailer

    Boy scouts make plea for stolen trailer

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:05:04 GMT
    A local chapter of the Boy Scouts says their utility trailer was recently stolen - and they are pleading for its return.
    A local chapter of the Boy Scouts says their utility trailer was recently stolen - and they are pleading for its return.
  • Wednesday's Child: Michael

    Wednesday's Child: Michael

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:42:49 GMT
    Michael is an outgoing, friendly, and energetic teen who enjoys playing video games, reading and bowling. Happy, engaging and sociable, he also likes being around animals, learning about cars and spending
    Michael is an outgoing, friendly, and energetic teen who enjoys playing video games, reading and bowling. Happy, engaging and sociable, he also likes being around animals, learning about cars and spending
  • Man awarded $6K for helping police solve deadly crime

    Man awarded $6K for helping police solve deadly crime

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:36:15 GMT
    The man who struck and killed a police officer in 2012 is now behind bars. Henry County Police Officer Elgin Daniel was struck and killed by a vehicle after he stopped to help a stranded driver.
    The man who struck and killed a police officer in 2012 is now behind bars, thanks in part to an alert citizen.
  • Spinal cord injury won't slow this young ballerina

    Spinal cord injury won't slow this young ballerina

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:28:21 GMT
    The small dance classroom is filled with about a dozen eager children. And, right out of the gate, it's pretty obvious Jenna Proctor is no wallflower.
    The small dance classroom is filled with about a dozen eager children. And, right out of the gate, it's pretty obvious Jenna Proctor is no wallflower.
  • Major League Soccer comes to Atlanta

    Atlanta to receive new MLS franchise

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:10:35 GMT
    Atlanta soccer fans are rejoicing as a brand new soccer team is coming to the city.
    Atlanta soccer fans are rejoicing as a brand new soccer team is coming to the city.Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced the approval of the new Major League Soccer Team at a press conference Wednesday
  • Missing boy found inside claw machine

    Missing boy found inside claw machine

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:49:12 GMT
    Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
    Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
  • What's Happening: 2014 Atlanta Steeplechase

    What's Happening: 2014 Atlanta Steeplechase

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-04-16 14:03:02 GMT
    Photos by Mike Soto Photos by Mike Soto
    One of the most exciting horse races in Georgia happens this Saturday at Kingston Downs.
    One of the most exciting horse races in Georgia happens this Saturday at Kingston Downs.
  • Good Day Atlanta

    Stress-Free Travel

    Stress-Free Travel

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:44 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:44:27 GMT
    After a particularly long and nasty winter, spring has finally sprung and folks are planning and taking long-awaited vacations. How do you breeze through the terminal and to your gate stress-free?
    After a particularly long and nasty winter, spring has finally sprung and folks are planning and taking long-awaited vacations. How do you breeze through the terminal and to your gate stress-free?
  • Good Day Atlanta

    Back Home with The Neelys

    Back Home with The Neelys

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:40:13 GMT
    The third cookbook from Food Network superstars Pat and Gina Neely brings us back to the basics of good ol' southern family cooking
    The third cookbook from Food Network superstars Pat and Gina Neely brings us back to the basics of good ol' southern family cooking
  • East Point Bike Racing Track Celebrates 40 Years

    East Point Bike Racing Track Celebrates 40 Years

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:04:00 GMT
    Four decades ago, it was just an idea inspired by the Munich Olympics. Today, it's an East Point tradition celebrating a major milestone.
    Four decades ago, it was just an idea inspired by the Munich Olympics. Today, it's an East Point tradition celebrating a major milestone.
  • Casting Call: April 16

    Casting Call: April 16

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:48:23 GMT
    Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of April 16.
    Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for the week of April 16.
  • The Willis Report

    Are Car Safety Features Worth It?

    Are Car Safety Features Worth It?

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:09:15 GMT
    You've been hearing about it for a long time now – the advent of the self-driving car – and while it seems too like science fiction, the reality is that we are getting darn close.
    You've been hearing about it for a long time now – the advent of the self-driving car – and while it seems too like science fiction, the reality is that we are getting darn close.
  • Miley Cyrus hospitalized

    Miley Cyrus hospitalized

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-04-16 11:10:48 GMT
    Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned.
    Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned.
  • 2014 Tax Day freebies and more

    2014 Tax Day freebies and more

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:09:24 GMT
    Have you filed your taxes? Today is the final day to file your 2013 IRS tax return. And some local businesses are offering freebies and deals to those who filed on time.
    Have you filed your taxes? Today is the final day to file your 2013 IRS tax return. And some local businesses are offering freebies and deals to those who filed on time.
  • What's Happening: College2Career Fair at Cobb Galleria

    What's Happening: College2Career Fair at Cobb Galleria

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:39:57 GMT
    If you are a college student looking for a job you can head over to the Cobb Galleria on Tuesday. There is a huge career fair to help students transition into the workforce.
    If you are a college student looking for a job you can head over to the Cobb Galleria on Tuesday. There is a huge career fair to help students transition into the workforce.
  • 'Tater' the dog survives being impaled while chasing squirrel

    'Tater' the dog survives being impaled while chasing squirrel

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:21:01 GMT
    Tater was impaled. The half-inch rod cut straight through his body. His owner knew if he pulled Tater off the rod, he might bleed to death.
    Tater was impaled. The half-inch rod cut straight through his body. His owner knew if he pulled Tater off the rod, he might bleed to death.
  • FOX Medical Team

    Helping teens when their college choice says "NO"

    Helping teens when their college choice says "NO"

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:17:59 GMT
    For many teens, the college application process is their first real taste of a the high-stakes, high pressure world of adulthood.
    For many teens, the college application process is their first real taste of a the high-stakes, high pressure world of adulthood.
  • Celebrities Tee Off In White County For Charity Golf Event

    Celebrities Tee Off In White County For Charity Golf Event

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:34:03 GMT
    Some of the greatest legends in sports history are gathering in North Georgia right now -- ready to trade in the balls and bats for golf clubs.
    Some of the greatest legends in sports history are gathering in North Georgia right now -- ready to trade in the balls and bats for golf clubs.
  • Fallen Atlanta fireman gets hero's welcome

    Fallen Atlanta fireman gets hero's welcome

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:45:34 GMT
    The widow of a fallen Atlanta firefighter credits her three young daughters with helping her handle her husband's tragic death.
    The widow of a fallen Atlanta firefighter credits her three young daughters with helping her handle her husband's tragic death.
  • 911 operator helps two women escape fire

    911 operator helps two women escape fire

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:10:55 GMT
    Clayton County authorities credit a 911 operator with saving the lives of a 77-year-old grandmother and her granddaughter who were trapped in their burning home.
    Clayton County authorities credit a 911 operator with saving the lives of a 77-year-old grandmother and her granddaughter who were trapped in their burning home.
  • Steve Koonin named Atlanta Hawks CEO

    Steve Koonin named Atlanta Hawks CEO

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:42:26 GMT
    Former Turner Entertainment chief, Steve Koonin has been named CEO and part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks organization.
    Former Turner Entertainment chief, Steve Koonin has been named CEO and part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks organization.
  • Get Financially Fit: A Step-By-Step Plan

    Get Financially Fit: A Step-By-Step Plan

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:15:13 GMT
    April is Financial Literacy Month, so it's time to think about getting financially fit.  Let's start with two questions. Do you know how much you spend each month?  How much of your check should you save?
    April is Financial Literacy Month, so it's time to think about getting financially fit.  Let's start with two questions:  Do you know how much you spend each month?  How much of your check should you save?
  • "Do You Tutu?" Campaign Paints Atlanta Pink

    "Do You Tutu?" Campaign Paints Atlanta Pink

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:02:54 GMT
    You'd expect to see pink tutus during a ballet performance. But people wearing them all around Atlanta? It's not as strange as it sounds.
    You'd expect to see pink tutus during a ballet performance. But people wearing them all around Atlanta? It's not as strange as it sounds.
  • Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

    Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

    Bubba Watson is going for his second green jacket. Jordan Spieth is trying to become the youngest major champion in 83 years. Plenty of others are in the mix.
    Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.
  • Bubba Watson leading Masters

    Bubba Watson leading Masters

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:23:52 GMT
    Former University of Georgia golfer Bubba Watson played a masterful round at Augusta Friday afternoon and is now leading the Masters. Watson started the day in second place behind Bill Hass at 3 under
    Former University of Georgia golfer Bubba Watson played a masterful round at Augusta Friday afternoon and is now leading the Masters. Watson started the day in second place behind Bill Hass at 3 under
  • Pollen count hits extremely high level

    Pollen count hits extremely high level

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:06:46 GMT
    Spring: the time of year that every allergy sufferer dreads.
    Spring: the time of year that every allergy sufferer dreads.
  • Casting Call: April 9

    Casting Call: April 9

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-04-11 19:56:56 GMT
    Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for April 9.
    Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call for April 9.
  • Bill Haas leads Masters after day one

    Bill Haas leads Masters after day one

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:04:23 GMT
    The first day of the Masters is in the books and the beautiful weather provided some exciting play at Augusta National on Thursday afternoon.
    The first day of the Masters is in the books and the beautiful weather provided some exciting play at Augusta National on Thursday afternoon.
  • Breakfast with Buck: Folk Art

    Breakfast with Buck: Folk Art

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:17:14 GMT
    Check out this week's Breakfast with Buck at Inman Park eatery, Folk Art.
    Check out this week's Breakfast with Buck at Inman Park eatery, Folk Art.
  • FOX 5 I-Team

    DON'T MISS: Tax Deductions and Credits

    DON'T MISS: Tax Deductions and Credits

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-04-11 12:48:55 GMT
    Let's finish up our tax time filing tips that we've offered this season with a quick look at deductions and credits too many folks forget.
    Let's finish up our tax time filing tips that we've offered this season with a quick look at deductions and credits too many folks forget.
  • Wednesday's Child: National Sibling Day

    Wednesday's Child: National Sibling Day

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:09:30 GMT
    Doriana, "Dori", Doriate, and Doriantica, "Nautica" are nice siblings who enjoy spending time together.
    Doriana, "Dori", Doriate, and Doriantica, "Nautica" are nice siblings who enjoy spending time together.
  • Masters opens with Woods on the sideline

    Masters opens with Woods on the sideline

    The Masters is underway in Augusta with three shots right down the middle of the fairway. Just not terribly far.
    The Masters is underway in Augusta with three shots right down the middle of the fairway. Just not terribly far.
  • Hidden Treasures: April 10

    Hidden Treasures: April 10

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-10 12:46:12 GMT
    Paul Brown, star of the hit reality show 'Auction Kings,' dropped by to answer that question for a few lucky FOX 5 viewers.
    Paul Brown, star of the hit reality show 'Auction Kings,' dropped by to answer that question for a few lucky FOX 5 viewers.
  • "See Tracks, Think Train"

    "See Tracks, Think Train"

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:36 AM EDT2014-04-10 11:36:10 GMT
    More and more people are being hit in vehicles at rail crossings, or while trespassing and walking along those railroad tracks.
    More and more people are being hit in vehicles at rail crossings, or while trespassing and walking along those railroad tracks.
  • MLS moving toward deal on Atlanta expansion team

    MLS moving toward deal on Atlanta expansion team

    Major League Soccer is closing in on a deal with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an expansion franchise to Atlanta's new downtown stadium.
    Major League Soccer is closing in on a deal with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an expansion franchise to Atlanta's new downtown stadium.
  • Local school reacts to Pittsburgh stabbing

    Local school reacts to Pittsburgh stabbing

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:27:09 GMT
    While police in Pennsylvania sort through the details of an Atlanta-area school is taking a hard look at how to ensure students' safety
    While police in Pennsylvania sort through the details of a school stabbing, an Atlanta-area school is taking a hard look at how to ensure students' safety.
  • Jimmy Carter speaks out against abuse towards women

    Jimmy Carter speaks out against abuse towards women

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:00:24 GMT
    Jimmy Carter is speaking out against female inequality. The former president's new Book "A Call To Action," discusses some of the worst abuses that women have to face in America.
    Jimmy Carter is speaking out against female inequality. The former president's new Book "A Call To Action," discusses some of the worst abuses that women have to face in America.
  • Website ranks East Point 'most dangerous suburb' in America

    Website ranks East Point most dangerous suburb in America

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:31:25 GMT
    East Point has been named number one in America, but in this case it's not exactly something to be proud of. According to Real Estate website Movoto.com, the Atlanta suburb is the most dangerous suburb
    East Point has been named number one in America, but in this case it's not exactly something to be proud of.
  • The Willis Report

    Understanding College

    Understanding College

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-04-09 11:55:30 GMT
    It's that time of year when prospective college students all over the country are getting acceptance letters and financial aid packages.
    It's that time of year when prospective college students all over the country are getting acceptance letters and financial aid packages.
  • FOX Medical Team

    New Calculator Estimates Your Hearts Real Age

    New Calculator Estimates Your Hearts Real Age

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-04-09 11:49:27 GMT
    You know how old you are, but how old is your heart? A new heart risk calculator created by the Joint British Societies may give you a wakeup call.
    You know how old you are, but how old is your heart? A new heart risk calculator created by the Joint British Societies may give you a wakeup call.
  • PHOTOS: Braves home opening day

    Tips for attending Atlanta Braves home opener

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:29:01 GMT
    Baseball season is finally here and the Atlanta Braves will be hosting their first home game of the season Tuesday night. The braves have a few tips for anyone looking to attend the game.
    Baseball season is finally here and the Atlanta Braves will be hosting their first home game of the season Tuesday night. The braves have a few tips for anyone looking to attend the game.
  • Baby Silas turns 1

    Baby Silas turns 1

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:52:44 GMT
    Four months ago today Silas Huffman received his new heart! What an incredible, powerful day at Children's Healthcare of Right now Silas is enjoying a little beach time in Florida with his sisters.
    Four months ago today Silas Huffman received his new heart! What an incredible, powerful day at Children's Healthcare of Right now Silas is enjoying a little beach time in Florida with his sisters.
  • How to prevent pothole problems

    How to prevent pothole problems

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-04-08 11:56:23 GMT
    There are still hundreds of pot holes around metro Atlanta and your car could be really taking a hit.
    There are still hundreds of pot holes around metro Atlanta and your car could be really taking a hit.
  • Police search for hit-and-run driver in deadly accident

    Police search for hit-and-run driver in deadly accident

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:51:26 GMT
    Police are working hard to solve a tragedy. Two young children were run over by a driver during a hit-and-run accident.
    Police are working hard to solve a tragedy. Two young children were run over by a driver during a hit-and-run accident.
  • FOX 5 I-Team

    IRS: Two Scam Warnings

    IRS: Two Scam Warnings

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-04-07 14:44:51 GMT
    We have two warnings coming from the IRS.  The first one is what investigators call the "largest ever" phone fraud scam targeting taxpayers.
    We have two warnings coming from the IRS.  The first one is what investigators call the "largest ever" phone fraud scam targeting taxpayers.
  • Exhibit Sheds New Light On African-American History

    Exhibit Sheds New Light On African-American History

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-04-07 12:48:45 GMT
    The Kinsey Collection is in Atlanta for the first time ever, and is on display now through July 13th.
    The Kinsey Collection is in Atlanta for the first time ever, and is on display now through July 13th.
  • Russian little leaguers learn the game on U.S. soil

    Russian little leaguers learn the game on U.S. soil

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-04-07 12:03:56 GMT
    With spring in the air baseball diamonds are starting to fill up. Players have waited all winter to get back on the dirt. But there are more than just American kids are enjoying this pastime.
    With spring in the air baseball diamonds are starting to fill up. Players have waited all winter to get back on the dirt. But there are more than just American kids are enjoying this pastime.
  • UGA student tapped to help recruit new players

    UGA student tapped to help recruit new players

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-07 02:46:53 GMT
    When it comes to college recruiting these days, programs everywhere have to get creative.
    When it comes to college recruiting these days, programs everywhere have to get creative.
  • Austell mayor helps mother facing foreclosure

    Austell mayor helps mother facing foreclosure

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-07 02:40:43 GMT
    Good Samaritans come to the aid of a single mother who risked losing her home when a bank threatened foreclosure and the mother says she was terrified about where they would live.
    Good Samaritans come to the aid of a single mother who risked losing her home when a bank threatened foreclosure and with two wheelchair-bound daughters, the Cobb County mother says she was terrified about where they would live.
  • Bus en route to Atlanta involved in fatal Florida crash

    Bus en route to Atlanta involved in fatal Florida crash

    A fatal accident just before midnight Friday created a five car pileup involving a Greyhound bus on route to Atlanta from Tampa.
    A fatal accident just before midnight Friday created a five car pileup involving a Greyhound bus on route to Atlanta from Tampa.
  • UALR beats Georgia State 9-2 in baseball

    UALR beats Georgia State 9-2 in baseball

    Strong pitching by Cameron Allen and a five-run fourth inning lifted Arkansas-Little Rock to a 9-2 win over Georgia State in Sun Belt Conference baseball in Little Rock.
    Strong pitching by Cameron Allen and a five-run fourth inning lifted Arkansas-Little Rock to a 9-2 win over Georgia State in Sun Belt Conference baseball in Little Rock.
  • A Sunday for the ages at Augusta National

    A Sunday for the ages at Augusta National

    Augusta National not only has female members, on Sunday it crowned its first female champion.
    Augusta National not only has female members, on Sunday it crowned its first female champion.
  • Augusta-area airports brace for tournament traffic

    Augusta-area airports brace for tournament traffic

    Augusta area airport officials say they're preparing for a spike in passengers during the Masters Tournament.
    Augusta area airport officials say they're preparing for a spike in passengers during the Masters Tournament.
  • Salina losing national JUCO tournament

    Salina losing national JUCO tournament

    After 2015, Salina will no longer host a national junior college basketball tournament that the city has hosted for nearly two decades.
    After 2015, Salina will no longer host a national junior college basketball tournament that the city has hosted for nearly two decades.
  • Atlanta archbishop expected to decide on mansion

    Atlanta archbishop expected to decide on mansion

    The Roman Catholic archbishop of Atlanta expects to soon decide whether to keep or sell a $2.2 million mansion built for his use.
    The Roman Catholic archbishop of Atlanta expects to soon decide whether to keep or sell a $2.2 million mansion built for his use.
  • Dream sign French point guard Celine Dumerc

    Dream sign French point guard Celine Dumerc

    The Atlanta Dream has signed point guard Celine Dumerc, captain of the French national team.
    The Atlanta Dream has signed point guard Celine Dumerc, captain of the French national team.
  • Spring Break Daytrips: Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

    Spring Break Daytrips: Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

    Saturday, April 5 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-04-06 00:19:28 GMT
    Our search for perfect Spring Break day trips continues this week to Johns Creek, and a place that lets you visit the 1800s...without a time machine!
    Our search for perfect Spring Break day trips continues this week to Johns Creek, and a place that lets you visit the 1800s...without a time machine!
  • FOX 5 I-Team

    Residential Elevator Dangers Worse than Originally Thought

    Residential Elevator Dangers Worse than Originally Thought

    Friday, April 4 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-04-04 15:58:27 GMT
    Spring break is the first wave of family beach get-aways, but be careful before you book a house with an elevator. An expert says entrapment of children is a growing problem.
    Spring break is the first wave of family beach get-aways, but be careful before you book a house with an elevator. An expert says entrapment of children is a growing problem.
  • Breakfast with Buck: Hilda's

    Breakfast with Buck: Hilda's

    Friday, April 4 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-04-04 13:26:45 GMT
    Check out Breakfast with Buck at Hilda's in the Old Fourth Ward.
    Check out Breakfast with Buck at Hilda's in the Old Fourth Ward.

     
  • Pike Nurseries

    Shade Gardens

    Shade Gardens

    Friday, April 4 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-04-04 13:00:24 GMT
    Shade gardens can provide plenty of colorful plants and an array of springtime interest!
    Shade gardens can provide plenty of colorful plants and an array of springtime interest!
  • Dog dies after being shot in leg

    Dog dies after being shot in leg

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-04-04 03:02:03 GMT
    Community members are furious and want answers about what happened to a black Labrador.
    Community members are furious and want answers about what happened to a black Labrador.
  • Aaron Chewning delivers new Braves anthem

    Aaron Chewning delivers new Braves anthem

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-04-03 23:33:27 GMT
    Aaron Chewning is the Internet voice of the Atlanta Braves. His songs Baselines, Beasts from the East, and The Legend of Oso Blanco have been YouTube hits.
    Aaron Chewning is the Internet voice of the Atlanta Braves. His songs Baselines, Beasts from the East, and The Legend of Oso Blanco have been YouTube hits.
  • Robbers Steal Donated Playset From Forsyth Co. Church

    Robbers Steal Donated Playset From Forsyth Co Church

    Thursday, April 3 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-04-03 21:50:33 GMT
    Father Barnabas of the Saints Raphael was shocked when he discovered that the Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church in Cumming had been robbed Sunday morning.
    Father Barnabas of the Saints Raphael was shocked when he discovered that the Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church in Cumming had been robbed Sunday morning.
  • 911 operator saves her own father's life on first day of work

    911 Operator Saves Her Own Fathers Life on First Day of Work

    Thursday, April 3 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-03 21:17:59 GMT
    A DeKalb County 911 Operator spent months training, but never imagined she would get a call from her own family just four hours into her first day working alone.
    A DeKalb County 911 Operator spent months training, but never imagined she would get a call from her own family just four hours into her first day working alone.
  • Wednesday's Child: Stephanie

    Wednesday's Child: Stephanie

    Thursday, April 3 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-04-03 19:24:54 GMT
    Stephanie is an optimistic and hard-working teen who enjoys playing sports, reading and listening to music. She also likes to watch TV, color and have a good time with her many friends. Stephanie is
    Stephanie is an optimistic and hard-working teen who enjoys playing sports, reading and listening to music. She also likes to watch TV, color and have a good time with her many friends. Stephanie is
  • What is E-10 Fuel?

    What is E-10 Fuel?

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-04-03 13:30:08 GMT
    Ethanol is a renewable fuel, administered by the EPA and blended into gasoline to help with greenhouse gas emissions.
    Ethanol is a renewable fuel, administered by the EPA and blended into gasoline to help with greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Spring Break Daytrips: Ruby Falls ZIPstream Aerial Adventure

    Spring Break Daytrips: Ruby Falls ZIPstream Aerial Adventure

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-04-03 13:26:47 GMT
    Our search for great Spring Break daytrips takes us to the Ruby Falls ZIPstream Aerial Adventure!
    Our search for great Spring Break daytrips takes us to the Ruby Falls ZIPstream Aerial Adventure!
  • Two retirees discover love during 'long walks'

    Two retirees find love in walking and each other

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-03 02:39:42 GMT
    This is a story that will surely melt your heart. Fox 5's Chris Shaw recently visited a retirement home where he met two retirees who fell in love through walking. 88-year
    This is a story that will surely melt your heart. Fox 5's Chris Shaw recently visited a retirement home where he met two retirees who fell in love through walking.
  • I85/GA400 ramps open to Atlanta drivers

    I85/GA400 ramps open to Atlanta drivers

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-03 00:15:50 GMT
    The wait is over for drivers awaiting relief for traffic on 400 and I-85. The long awaited flyover ramps connecting I-85 South to GA 400 north and GA 400 south to I-85 north opened to traffic Monday afternoon.
    The wait is over for drivers awaiting relief for traffic on 400 and I-85. The long awaited flyover ramps connecting I-85 South to GA 400 north and GA 400 south to I-85 north opened to traffic Monday afternoon.
  • Atlanta street workers botch Buckhead road striping

    Atlanta street workers botch Buckhead road striping

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:00:14 GMT
    Buckhead residents sent photos to our FOX 5 Facebook Page, concerned about a botched street paint job completed by a City of Atlanta crew.
    Buckhead residents sent photos to our FOX 5 Facebook Page, concerned about a botched street paint job completed by a City of Atlanta crew.
  • Prayers Needed: Baby diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Prayers Needed: Baby diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:42:38 GMT
    Baby Autumn hasn't even reached the halfway point to her first birthday and she has had to fight for every one of those moment in her short life.
    Baby Autumn hasn't even reached the halfway point to her first birthday and she has had to fight for every one of those moment in her short life.
  • FOX 5 I-Team

    Missing wheelchair incites investigation

    Missing wheelchair incites investigation

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-04-02 13:19:16 GMT
    The FOX 5 I-Team is going to bat for a woman whose dispute with a personal care home owner has left her bedridden.
    The FOX 5 I-Team is going to bat for a woman whose dispute with a personal care home owner has left her bedridden.
  • Spring Break Daytrips: Hard Labor Creek State Park

    Spring Break Daytrips: Hard Labor Creek State Park

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-04-02 13:07:31 GMT
    It's been a busy week searching for the perfect Spring Break stops in North Georgia, and we bring it to an end in a place where there's something for every member of the family to do.
    It's been a busy week searching for the perfect Spring Break stops in North Georgia, and we bring it to an end in a place where there's something for every member of the family to do.
  • Willis Report: Big savings when you pay in cash?

    Big savings when you pay in cash?

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-04-02 12:08:34 GMT
    What if I told you there is a way you can save your family 20 percent whether you are shopping at the grocery store or the mall -- guaranteed? You'd be surprised, right?
    What if I told you there is a way you can save your family 20 percent whether you are shopping at the grocery store or the mall -- guaranteed? You'd be surprised, right?
  • Casting Call: April 2

    Casting Call: April 2

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-04-02 11:19:31 GMT
    Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call announcements for the week of April 2.
    Check out the Good Day Atlanta Casting Call announcements for the week of April 2.
  • City code forces CJ's Hot Dogs to remove patriotic flags

    City code forces CJ's Hot Dogs to remove patriotic flags

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-04-01 23:45:15 GMT
    Many people see Darren Miller as a true patriot. If you don't remember Miller's face, you may remember his hot dogs. Last year Miller was involved in a controversy over his McDonough restaurant.
    Many people see Darren Miller as a true patriot. If you don't remember Miller's face, you may remember his hot dogs. Last year Miller was involved in a controversy over his McDonough restaurant.
  • Spring Break Daytrips: Kennesaw's Smith-Gilbert Gardens

    Spring Break Daytrips: Kennesaw's Smith-Gilbert Gardens

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-04-01 12:56:00 GMT
    Our search for perfect Spring Break trips for those staying close to home continues in Kennesaw, to what many call a "hidden gem" of North Georgia.
    Our search for perfect Spring Break trips for those staying close to home continues in Kennesaw, to what many call a "hidden gem" of North Georgia.
  • Abandoned dog needs financial help

    Abandoned dog needs financial help

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-04-01 11:54:08 GMT
    A dog is being nursed back to health after he was dumped from a car in Canton.
    A dog is being nursed back to health after he was dumped from a car in Canton.
  • Girl, 6, a 'pro' at managing her hard contact lenses

    Girl, 6, a 'pro' at managing her hard contact lenses

    Monday, March 31 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-03-31 23:02:37 GMT
    When Briana was four, she wanted to put in her contacts on her own. So, that's what she does.
    When Briana was four, she wanted to put in her contacts on her own. So, that's what she does.
  • Breakfast with Buck: Spiced Right

    Breakfast with Buck: Spiced Right

    Monday, March 31 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-03-31 19:29:42 GMT
    Head to Historic Roswell for some breakfast BBQ at Spiced Right with Breakfast with Buck.
    Head to Historic Roswell for some breakfast BBQ at Spiced Right with Breakfast with Buck.
  • FOX 5 I-Team

    Payday Loan Pitfalls

    Payday Loan Pitfalls

    Monday, March 31 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-03-31 19:25:21 GMT
    A new study reaffirms what financial experts keep saying:  Payday loans are simply a bad idea. They trap the already financially vulnerable. In Georgia, payday loans are illegal, but people still get taken.
    A new study reaffirms what financial experts keep saying:  Payday loans are simply a bad idea. They trap the already financially vulnerable. In Georgia, payday loans are illegal, but people still get taken.
  • Family asking for prayers for Lily

    Family asking for prayers for Lily

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:45:17 GMT
    Lily Tinney has a rare and fatal disease. Her family has countered the prognosis with prayer. Their simply request for prayer on our FOX 5 Atlanta Facebook page has generated a huge outpouring.
    Lily Tinney has a rare and fatal disease. Her family has countered the prognosis with prayer. Their simply request for prayer on our FOX 5 Atlanta Facebook page has generated a huge outpouring and for that this sweet, humble family is grateful.
  • Georgia Power's Refrigerator Recycling Program

    Georgia Power's Refrigerator Recycling Program

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:12:48 GMT
    If you are a Georgia Power residential customer you can participate in the Refrigerator Recycling Program. They'll pick up any working fridge or freezer from your home, recycle it for free, and give you $50.
    If you are a Georgia Power residential customer you can participate in the Refrigerator Recycling Program. They'll pick up any working fridge or freezer from your home, recycle it for free, and give you $50.
  • Spring Break Day Trips: Goats On The Roof In Tiger, GA

    Spring Break Day Trips: Goats On The Roof In Tiger, GA

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:23:51 GMT
    This week, Good Day Atlanta is on the road, in search of perfect Spring Break day trips around North Georgia.
    This week, Good Day Atlanta is on the road, in search of perfect Spring Break day trips around North Georgia.
  • Fatal shooting on Columbus State University campus

    Fatal shooting on Columbus State University campus

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-03-31 02:56:43 GMT
    Officials said the man who was killed after an exchange of gunfire with police on the campus of Columbus State University was prompted by a report that the man was seen loading a gun.
    University officials said the man who was killed after an exchange of gunfire with police during an incident at an apartment complex on the campus of Columbus State University on Sunday was prompted by a report that the man was seen loading a gun.
  • Profiling the life of Evelyn Gibson Lowery

    Profiling the life of Evelyn Gibson Lowery

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-03-31 02:49:08 GMT
    As Women's History Month draws to a close, we honor the late wife of Civil Rights pioneer Rev. Joseph Lowery.
    As Women's History Month draws to a close, we honor the late wife of Civil Rights pioneer Rev. Joseph Lowery.
  • Reality TV stars claim daughter's birthday was almost ruined

    Reality TV stars claim daughter's birthday was almost ruined

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-03-31 02:44:26 GMT
    Two stars of reality TV show "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta" claim their daughter's birthday was almost ruined.
    Two stars of reality TV show "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta" claim their daughter's birthday was almost ruined.
  • Miracle: Toddler ejected onto I-85 released from hospital

    Miracle: Toddler ejected onto I-85 released from hospital

    Sunday, March 30 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-03-31 01:58:23 GMT
    It is nothing short of a miracle. A toddler who was ejected from a vehicle onto busy Interstate 85 on Friday walked away with just a few scratches.
    It is nothing short of a miracle. A toddler who was ejected from a vehicle onto busy Interstate 85 on Friday walked away with just a few scratches.
  • Wedding given to couple after devastating diagnosis

    Wedding given to couple after devastating diagnosis

    Sunday, March 30 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-03-31 01:41:01 GMT
    A young couple who has been through an emotionally devastating year finally has reason to celebrate. It is all thanks to the generosity of FOX 5 viewers.
    A young couple who has been through an emotionally devastating year finally has reason to celebrate. It is all thanks to the generosity of FOX 5 viewers. The couple was with family and friends celebrating their wedding on Sunday.
  • Steven Bowditch wins Texas Open

    Steven Bowditch wins Texas Open

    Steven Bowditch held on to win the Texas Open in windy conditions Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory and a spot in the Masters.
    Steven Bowditch held on to win the Texas Open in windy conditions Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory and a spot in the Masters.
  • Police warn of unsolicited service calls

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    Police in two metro Atlanta cities are warning that some unsolicited service calls might be out to try to scam you.
  • Man tried to lure boy after getting off school bus

    Man tried to lure boy after getting off school bus

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    Cherokee County police are asking the public to be on the lookout tonight after a man driving a truck tried to lure a young boy.
  • Finalist for Atlanta schools superintendent tours district

    Finalist for Atlanta schools superintendent tours district

    The lone finalist for Atlanta Public Schools' next superintendent made the rounds on Saturday.
    The lone finalist for Atlanta Public Schools' next superintendent made the rounds on Saturday.
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