Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta’

Black Clergy Group Calls on MLB to Return All-Star Game to Atlanta

A group of black clergymen has come out to support a lawsuit against Major League Baseball demanding that the league return its All-Star Game to Atlanta to return the nearly $100 million in resulting revenue back to the area still struggling to recover from the coronavirus lockdowns. A letter submitted Tuesday by the non-profit group […]

Jogging dad shot twice in Atlanta neighbourhood that is looking to break away from city and form own police force

Andrew Worrell, a 41-year-old father of three, was shot twice while out jogging in Buckhead, a wealthy neighbourhood in northern Atlanta. Police said the suspect, 22-year-old Gaelen Newsom, may have been experiencing a mental health crisis. Following the Saturday morning shooting, he was arrested after allegedly committing several other violent crimes. He has been charged […]

MLB, Players Union Face Lawsuit for Pulling All-Star Game from Atlanta

Major League Baseball (MLB) has said they are pulling this year’s All-Star Game from Atlanta. However, they won’t be going anywhere without a legal fight. The Job Creators Network (JCN), a conservative group representing small businesses, plans to file a lawsuit against MLB and their Players Union in hopes of forcing the league to return the […]

‘Defund The Police’ Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Has Car Stolen By Kids In Broad Daylight

Councilman Antonio Brown had been attending a ceremony in northeastern Atlanta at 12 p.m. Wednesday when several children jumped into his vehicle and drove away, he said. “You don’t immediately think, ‘Oh, these kids are going to steal my car,’” Brown told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, referring to the incident, adding that the thieves appeared to be […]

Atlanta Mayor Punts Crime Fighting to Secret Committee

The “Anti-Violence Advisory Council” named last week by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has been structured to evade Georgia’s strict Open Meetings Act rules for public observation. The only people who heard Bottoms address the 13-person working group on Wednesday were hand-picked members and city staff. Bottoms has relied on similar working groups in the past, like one […]

Atlanta Spa Shooting Suspect Faces Death Penalty, Hate Crime Charges

Atlanta massage parlor shooting suspect 22-year-old Robert Aaron Long was indicted Tuesday on murder charges in both Fulton and Cherokee counties, and a prosecutor said her office would pursue enhanced hate crime charges and the death penalty, according to court filings. The Fulton indictment states that Long was indicted on four counts of murder in […]

Keisha Lance Bottoms exits Atlanta’s mayoral race without ruling out political future

The mayor immediately squashed speculation around her decision, including that her exit from the race was driven by a family crisis, administrative scandal or possible move to work for Walgreens, whose CEO, Rosalind Brewer, is a friend of the Bottoms family. Bottoms did not rule out future political ambitions in her news conference nor in […]

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

Bottoms, who narrowly won a runoff election four years ago, pushed backed against any questions about whether she could have secured a second victory later this year. She noted a re-election fundraiser she held with Biden and said polls showed her in a strong position. “‘Is she afraid of the competition?’ NEVER,” Bottoms wrote. Bottoms’ […]

Alfredo Ortiz: Biden’s 100 Day Victory Lap in Atlanta Can’t Hide His ‘War’ on Georgia Small Businesses Hurt By His Voting Law Lies

Alfredo Ortiz, President and CEO of Job Creators Network, one of America’s largest small business advocacy organizations, slammed Joe Biden who he says helped wage a war on Atlanta small businesses that are “suffering from the $100 million blow of losing the MLB All-Star Game due to misinformation about state voting rights” the president spread. “While President […]

Tribute to Judith and Eliott Cohen, pillars of Atlanta’s Jewish community

 I was heartbroken recently to learn of the death of my friends Judith and Elliott Cohen, long-time pillars of Atlanta’s Jewish community. I went to send Elliott birthday wishes when I learned that they had died from COVID in July. While we had reconnected, been in touch, and even visited over the years, it would […]

Report: MLB Commish Pulled All-Star Game from Atlanta After Talking to Stacey Abrams

According to a report from Fox Business Network’s Charles Gasparino, sources inside Major League Baseball claim that Commissioner Rob Manfred “blindsided” MLB owners with “at least” the “timing” of his decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta. Moreover, Gasparino’s report claims that Manfred spoke with defeated 2018 Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams before he […]

Patchwork: Atlanta Braves cover All-Star logo on jerseys, shift hats

It was easy to spot the change on the jersey, with the outline of the All-Star patch hastily covered over. The Braves still have a patch on their left sleeves marking the 150th anniversary of the franchise. The summer event had been scheduled for July 13 at Truist Park in Atlanta. “I’m disappointed that it’s […]

Woke to Broke: Moving All-Star Game Costs Atlanta Tens of Millions in Revenue

Major League Baseball announced this year’s All-Star Game would be relocated out of Atlanta, Georgia, costing the city as much as $190 million in revenue, according to official estimates. Bill Volckmann, Finance Director for Cobb County, appraised the All-Star Game’s economic impact to fall somewhere between $37 million and $190 million in his 213-page agenda packet. […]

Atlanta massacre sparks a political awakening in the Korean church

Churches can no longer stay silent about racism, said Pastor Han Byung-chul from the Korean Central Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, who recently formed an anti-AAPI hate group in the city with 11 other religious leaders. “It should be a time that Asian Americans reflect on their indifference and irresponsibility,” Han said in an interview, using […]

Biden news – live: Gun control ‘cannot wait,’ says president in wake of Boulder and Atlanta shootings

Biden calls for gun control action following Boulder mass shooting President Joe Biden has implored the House and the Senate to act and take ‘common sense steps that will save lives’ after a second mass shooting in the space of a week, as Donald Trump has been accused of using migrants as “political pawns.” The […]

‘This has been exhausting’: Asian-American Jews speak out on the Atlanta murders, rising hate crimes

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Jewish Groups Exploit Atlanta Murders To Convince Asians They Are Victims Of ‘White Supremacy’

Jewish groups are shamlessly exploiting the recent murders at Asian “massage” parlors in Atlanta in order to ratchet-up racial tensions and encourage Asians to take on a “victim mentality” at the hands of “White supremacists” — and that the Jews are “here to help”: Police in Georgia say the 21-year-old suspect may have been motivated […]

As Rev. Warnock’s Israel record becomes an issue, Atlanta Jews call the Senate candidate a friend

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Homeowners on edge after large sinkhole opens in Atlanta, Georgia

     A massive hole is causing concern for first-time homeowners in Grant Park. In a matter of weeks, they went from missing a few bricks in their walkway to having a 10-foot hole. “We are very concerned about our safety,” said homeowner Christina Ambrose. She and her husband, Thomas, said it started two weeks ago […]

Body of CDC Researcher Timothy Cunningham Found In A River Near Atlanta – What Did He Know?

The body of a CDC researcher named Timothy Cunningham was discovered in the Chattohoochee River near Atlanta today, reports Fox News. Atlanta police tweeted the following message: The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body recovered in the Chattahoochee River in NW Atlanta late Tuesday to be missing CDC employee Timothy Cunningham. Cunningham has […]

WATCH: Metro Atlanta Police Officer Fired After Inappropriate Behavior During Traffic Stop

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA – A metro Atlanta police officer is out of a job after he allegedly yelled profanities at a teen, then urged the teen to fight him during a traffic stop. The incident happened in Social Circle on Wednesday, November 23rd. Officer James Sanders was fired this past Thursday after chief Tyrone Oliver […]

America just got a minor sample of a grid down collapse at the Atlanta airport … Total chaos ensued

(Natural News) Imagine what would happen if the power went out at the world’s busiest airport. Imagine how much chaos that would cause, and imagine how much confusion there would be, at least at first, regarding the source of the power outage. As it just so happens, you don’t have to imagine such a scenario […]

Flights Logs Show A Single Israeli Plane Secretly Flew Out of Atlanta During Airport Blackout

By Rachel Blevins Atlanta – The world’s busiest airport experienced an unprecedented power outage that seemed to defy all of the precautions put in place to prevent it, and during the 11-hour ordeal, internet users noted that only one mysterious plane was allowed to leave the airport. Over 1,000 flights were canceled when the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta […]

4chan Users Find Evidence Atlanta Airport Blackout Was Part Of Intentional Cover-Up

Late last night a sudden power outage shut down the world’s busiest airport. With the outage leading to both the FAA and Atlanta’s mayor ordering the suspension and grounding of all flights going both in an out of the airport while work was done to restore power. However the internet detectives over at 4chan have […]

Chick-Fil-A Opens Sunday To Save Passengers Stranded At Atlanta Airport

Chick-Fil-A Opens Sunday To Save Passengers Stranded At Atlanta Airport Jamie White PrisonPlanet.com December 18th 2017 Chick-Fil-A broke its longstanding rule and served fried chicken to thousands of stranded passengers on a Sunday after the world’s busiest airport shut down for hours without power. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport lost power Sunday afternoon, causing over 1,000 […]

WATCH: Atlanta Police Sergeant Convicted After Breaking Mans Leg With Baton

ATLANTA, GA — A federal jury convicted a retired Atlanta police officer on Friday of using unreasonable force in 2014 when he beat a man wrongfully suspected of stealing a tomato at a Walmart. Trevor King, of Stockbridge, broke two bones in the victim’s leg with his baton, say federal prosecutors. The jury also convicted […]

Activists Arrested In Atlanta For Feeding Homeless Without A Permit Before Thanksgiving

By Aaron Kesel The Sunday before Thanksgiving Atlanta police handed out tickets to activists feeding the homeless in a clear display of disregard for its hungry citizens simply because activists didn’t have a food distribution permit. Atlanta, which is in Fulton County, has long had a policy requiring organizers of such efforts to […]

[WATCH] Atlanta Police Officer Fired Over Using Excessive Force During Arrest

Family of the teen beaten by an APD officer says he suffered a concussion. This photo shows him in the hospital. ATLANTA – An Atlanta police officer was fired for using excessive force after he was caught on dashcam video repeatedly kicking and punching a teenage suspect after a police chase. Only Channel 2 Action […]

[WATCH] Atlanta Prison Guard Admits Sexually Assaulting Three Female Inmates

ATLANTA — A former Georgia prison guard has pleaded guilty in federal court to sexually assaulting three female inmates and then coercing them into helping him cover up the assaults. Edgar Daniel Johnson, 51, pleaded guilty Monday, admitting that between Nov. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013, he had non-consensual sex multiple times with three […]

A New Generation Of Small Farmers Is Emerging In Atlanta

Not only is most of our food grown from genetically modified and hybrid seeds and sprayed with toxic chemicals, but it is also shipped to us from an average of 1,500-2,000 miles away. The longer food stays out of the ground, the more it loses nutrients that are vital to our health. We have no idea […]

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