New Atlanta Police Chief announces command staff

New Atlanta Police Chief announces command staff

The Atlanta Police Department is pleased to announce the following appointments and transfers effective Dec. 29 when Erika Shields takes office as chief of police. “This is a time of change at the Atlanta Police Department and I am confident that my new appointments and promotions will bring fresh ideas to the table and these […]

Update: Attorney who shot wife gets bond, ankle monitor

Update: Attorney who shot wife gets bond, ankle monitor

The Atlanta attorney arrested in the shooting death of his wife made  his first court appearance this morning on involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct charges. A Fulton County judge issued a $200,000 bond for Tex McIver and will have to wear an ankle monitor, according to a report from CBS46. McIver also surrendered his passport. […]

News Briefs: City finances meeting; Turner Field hiring fair; surveillance investment

News Briefs: City finances meeting; Turner Field hiring fair; surveillance investment

The Committee on Council and Finance/Executive Committee of the Atlanta City Council will hold a joint work session regarding proposed Ordinance 15-O-1585, public access to city financial expenditures and 15-R-4504, public access to city council financial expenditures on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. in Committee Room No. 1, Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Ave. […]

News Brief: Midtown crime reduction; APS lawsuit; new Kroger

News Brief: Midtown crime reduction; APS lawsuit; new Kroger

Crime is down in Midtown a year after a wave of violence hit the community, according to a report from our broadcast partner CBS46.  A rash of house and car break-ins, carjackings and robberies victimized dozens of people late last year. Zone 5 commander, Major Scott Kreher called the increase a huge spike, but said crime has been […]

Report: Atlanta Police Chief George Turner announces retirement

Report: Atlanta Police Chief George Turner announces retirement

Atlanta Police Chief George Turner will retire at the end of the year, according to a report from WSB Channel 2. The news broke Wednesday morning and the mayor is expected to hold a news conference with Turner on Thursday. Turner, a 35-year veteran of the police force, was appointed as chief of police in […]

East Atlanta murder suspect in custody

East Atlanta murder suspect in custody

Atlanta Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a man at a luxury apartment complex in East Atlanta Village. According to our broadcast partner CBS 46, the suspect has been named as Jeffries Anderson. Jonathan Alex Newton was killed on the afternoon of Oct. 31 inside his apartment at the Alexan EAV […]

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