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Plane crashes into Cobb County house

DEVELOPING: Police search for multiple gunmen after NW Atlanta shooting

2:11 pm Feb. 8, 2017

Police are searching for multiple gunmen following a shooting Wednesday afternoon in northwest Atlanta.

Officers arrived shortly after 1 p.m. and found a person shot in the leg on Center Street and multiple others still shooting, Atlanta Deputy Chief Jeff Glazier said.

“There was a little bit of chaos on the scene when police arrived,” Glazier said.

Dozens of Atlanta police officers continued searching for the shooters in the area of the Etheridge

Death toll hits 12 after early storms; tornado watch continues in metro Atlanta

6:17 pm Jan. 22, 2017

A tornado was spotted about 4 p.m. near Albany and a watch is in effect for Cobb, Fulton and other counties until 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Albany Deputy Fire Chief Sebon Burns said a tornado touched down around 3 p.m. No fatalities had been reported by 4:30 p.m., but lots of people were injured.
He said they are rescuing people from homes.

Emergency operators said

2nd arrest in death of man who jumped from balcony to flee intruders

6:59 pm Feb. 4, 2016

A second man has been arrested in an Atlanta home invasion that ended with the resident jumping from his balcony and dying, police said Thursday.

Mark Spencer, 20, was arrested Feb. 2 and charged with murder in the December 2015 death of Jose Greer, police said. He was taken to the Fulton County Jail.

Greer, 51, called 911 to report that men were kicking in the door at his Oak Street home.