A number of local organizations are pushing voters to cast their ballots well ahead of the November election to avoid issues. Fifteen pastors with the DeKalb Pastors Christian Alliance met up this week to kick off their campaign called DeKalb Votes Together.
Groin Injury Sidelines Atlanta Falcon Takk Mckinley For The Panthers’ GameThe Falcons head to Charlotte for a prime-time contest with the Panthers, and we now know that Takk McKinley has been ruled out for the game. He has missed practice the past two days due to a groin injury. McKinley is also the subject of trade rumors, the NFL trade deadline is November 3rd. In the meantime, a Thursday game for Atlanta means a lot of work in a little bit of time.
Tropical Storm ZetaNorth Georgia under Tropical Storm Warning
Atlanta Police Department Is Are Showing Off A Major Haul Of Drugs And Guns They ConfiscatedOfficers were searching for a wanted person when the department says they saw a large amount of marijuana in the home. They came back with a warrant and found 15 pounds of marijuana and other drugs like cocaine and MDMA. Police say they also found seven guns - three of which were reported stolen. One man was arrested at the home.
Atlanta Mayor On Police Brutality Cases: 'I Took Very Swift Actions'Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Interim Police Chief Rodney Bryant discussed how they are expanding federal and local partnerships, increasing surveillance and taking other steps to address increased crime.
Joe Biden Campaigns In Georgia TuesdayBiden held campaign events in Atlanta and the Mountain Top Inn in Warm Springs near Columbus.
Falcons Prep For North Carolina Thursday NightAny professional athlete will tell you that nothing washes away the after effects of a defeat faster than playing another game. The Falcons, still smarting from another 4th quarter meltdown, know that they won’t have to wait until next Sunday to play again. They were back on the practice field today in Flowery Branch. While the loss to the Lions still leaves a bitter taste, they must move on...and quickly. It is a short work week as they play at Carolina Thursday night.
Atlanta Street Racing Crackdown: New DevelopmentLate last night-- the city council's public safety committee passed an ordinance that will require anyone arrested for street racing to see a judge before being released from jail. Previously, offenders could immediately bond out of jail because Atlanta's Municipal Court had been closed due to the pandemic. The court reopened Monday. The full city council will vote on the measure next week.
'Those Lines Will Be Getting Longer': Georgia's Early Voting Ends Oct. 30With one week left before the November 3 election, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger encourages the public to vote before the early voting deadline.
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Delta Adds Passengers Who Don't Wear Masks To No-Fly ListDelta's CEO said they have already banned 460 people from its planes.
Former Atlanta Archbishop Reaches Another MilestoneFormer Archbishop of Atlanta Wilton D. Gregory has been named the first African American cardinal by Pope Francis.
Alleged Atlanta Police Brutality Victims' Families Demand AccountabilityAtlanta civil rights attorneys and their clients are demanding the City of Atlanta overhaul its legal department, and specifically, how it handles police brutality cases. Dozens of attorneys and family members gathered in front of Atlanta City Hall Monday morning, calling for accountability from Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and members of City Council.
Focus Atlanta - HypertensionLearn about how high blood pressure can impact your life if left undiagnosed and untreated.
Focus Atlanta - RoadieLearn more about how Roadie helped to deliver democracy by providing absentee ballot boxes around Georgia.
Focus Atlanta - Phase 3 Clinical TrialLearn more about clinical trials to advance the prospect of getting a vaccine for Coronavirus.
Focus Atlanta - SoapboxSoapbox provides a bar of soap to those in need with every purchase. The Atlanta Community Foodbank is the local beneficiary of these generous donations.
Atlanta Activists Rally Against Proposed Street Racing AmendmentCar enthusiasts and community organizers rallied last night over a proposed amendment that could land some street racers extra time in jail.
A One-Woman Musical On Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes From The Group TLC Is Available For StreamingRecorded at the Aurora Theater, a digital production of "To The Left: A Tribute To The Life Of Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes" will be available for streaming. Lopes was part of Atlanta-based TLC with Rozonda "Chili" Thomas and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins before she died in a car crash in 2002. The musical was written and performed by Kerisse Hutchinson.
Three Cobb County Elementary Schools Are Testing Out New Technology To Help Fight COVID-10Bryant, Belmost Hills, And Argyle Elementary Schools-- will be the ones to try the new products. The first is a hand rinsing device that uses a natural disinfectant to neutralize bacteria and viruses, another is an ultra-violet light that sterilizes the classrooms overnight and lastly-- an app which logs a user's symptoms to let them know if they can attend school or not.
Fulton Co. Election Officials Tackle COVID OutbreakFulton County says it’s fully staffed to handle record-breaking voter turnout during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, officials say five permanent employees and 18 contractors working at the elections warehouse have tested positive for the virus.
University Of Florida Football Facility Remains Closed Until Monday Due To More COVID Cases In The Gators Football ProgramTwenty-six players have tested positive since October 13th, but most are showing mild symptoms, or no symptoms at all, according to head coach Dan Mullen. Mullen has tested positive and is working from home.
No Fish Story: Man Catches Record Blue CatfishTim Trone of Havana, FL is the new state record holder for the blue catfish. His catch, weighed 110 lb, 6 oz, beating the previous record by more than 17 pounds
Georgia Posts Record Early Voting2020 Election update
A Cobb County Board Of Education Member Took A Knee During The Pledge Of AllegianceDoctor Jaha Howard kneeled during the pledge at the board's October 15th meeting. Howard told CW69 News At 10 he made the move because he loves the country enough to "call out a cancer that keeps us from reaching our true potential." He said the country has a problem with white supremacy and systemic racism.