Alpharetta Needs Help Finding Armed Suspect
Here are headlines from around the region for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
Alpharetta Police Need Help to Find Armed and Dangerous Suspect – Alpharetta-Milton Patch
Alpharetta detectives believe a murder suspect is hiding in the metro Atlanta area, but they've been unable to find him. So the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety has renewed its call and an offer of a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Shane Demetrice Woods.
Woods is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Zachary Rose, 22, of Canton, on Jan. 25. Rose was visiting a friend at the Stoneridge townhome subdivision in Alpharetta when someone knocked on the door. After the door was answered, Rose was shot in the lower abdomen. He was taken to North Fulton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more on Alpharetta Patch.
Father Delivers Baby at Shell Gas Station with Help of E911 – Douglasville Patch
Brynlee Josephine Favia was welcomed into the world on Friday morning, Feb. 1, at 6:05 a.m. and delivered in the parking lot of the Shell gas station on Post Road in Douglasville by her father, Brandon.
Brandon started the delivery with the assistance and direction over the phone with Douglas County E911 Operator Amanda Weathers while E911 Operators Becky Radford and Daisy Millsap dispatched the call. Read more on Douglasville Patch.
Former Hotel on Fulton Industrial Burns to the Ground – Cascade Patch
Atlanta firefighters responded early Tuesday morning to a call of an abandoned building on fire near the edge of Southwest Atlanta.
The abandoned building was once the InHome Suites located at 660 Interchange Drive SW, near the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and Fulton Industrial Boulevard. Read more on Cascade Patch.
Unidentified Man Struck and Killed By Train in Peachtree Corners – Peachtree Corners Patch
A man was struck and killed by a Norfolk Southern freight train Monday afternoon. The accident occurred on the 6900 block of Buford Highway in the City of Peachtree Corners.
Cpl. Jake Smith, spokesman for the Gwinnett County Police Department said the train was traveling northeast at about 35 mph when the man was hit. Read more on Peachtree Corners Patch.