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Hawks CEO says challenges made team stronger

Just four months after a racially-charged scandal rocked the franchise, the Atlanta Hawks are again making national headlines, but this time it’s for unprecedented success.   “I’ll be polite and say, yes, this is a surprise,” Hawks CEO Steve Koonin told Channel 2 investigative reporter Aaron Diamant.   Koonin’s reaction ...

Woman struck by hit-and-run driver struggles to pay bills

A recent graduate from Georgia Tech struck by a hit-and-run driver is struggling to find health insurance.    Channel 2's Dave Huddleston followed up on why it's been difficult for her to get coverage, even with the Affordable Care Act.   Because she doesn't make enough money, in order to ...

Mom delivers baby inside Gwinnett Kroger

Channel 2 Action News has learned about a very special delivery for a Lawrenceville couple. They didn't make it to a hospital in time and delivered their baby in the Kroger on Peachtree Parkway near McGinnis Ferry Road in Suwanee. Eight-day-old Cora Ross is 7 pounds 11 ounces. She is ...

The newly formed city of Brookhaven promised a smaller, transparent  government free from interest groups when it formed, but records appear  to paint a different picture.

Questions arise over donations to Brookhaven city councilman

An investigation by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News has uncovered what some say is questionable behavior by a local city councilman.   The newly formed city of Brookhaven promised a smaller, transparent government free from interest groups when it formed, but records appear to paint a different ...

Police: 2 bodies found inside Rome home

Police say two bodies were found inside a home in Rome on Friday. Floyd County police are investigating the deaths at Terhune Road. They were discovered just after 3 p.m., police said. Neighbors told Channel 2's Jim Strickland an elderly couple lives at the home. Police have not released the ...

Armed man barricades himself inside East Point apartment complex

East Point police say an armed man has barricaded himself inside an apartment complex. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office SWAT as well as a negotiator have been called to the scene. It all started just after 1 p.m. at the complex on Washington Road. Police do not believe the man ...

Soggy ground to blame for downed tree

A large tree fell during Friday’s rain, barely missing a house with a sleeping grandmother and infant.    Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach talked to the family, who blamed the soggy ground for the close call.   The 6-foot tree fell onto the house on Pinehurst Drive in southwest Atlanta around ...

65-year-old jumps from third-story apartment to escape burglar

A 65-year-old man is recovering after jumping from a third-floor apartment in an attempt to escape a burglar. Paul James lives in the Lake Colony apartments in Norcross. Late at night on Jan. 6, police say James was threatened with a knife to his neck, bound with cable and robbed. ...

Georgia inmates forced to wear hot pink jumpsuits

Inmates at a Georgia jail are now wearing pink jumpsuits.   The Grovetown jail in Columbia County started making male inmates wear pink this week.   A police sergeant said he's heard from inmates that they already hate the color and never want to come back. And that’s exactly what ...

Georgia inmates forced to wear hot pink jumpsuits

Inmates at a Georgia jail are now wearing pink jumpsuits.   The Grovetown jail in Columbia County started making male inmates wear pink this week.   A police sergeant said he's heard from inmates that they already hate the color and never want to come back. And that’s exactly what ...

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