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Vigil held for murdered soldier


ATLANTA -- More than fifty friends and family held a vigil for a soldier who was killed on the streets of Atlanta earlier this week. Sgt. Atting Eminue was shot and killed while helping a homeless person outside a city homeless shelter.

1 arrested after fatal shooting in NW Atlanta


ATLANTA – Atlanta police have arrested a man after an apparent argument ended in a fatal shooting.

The incident happened overnight Wednesday at the Envoy Apartments in northwest Atlanta.

Police say a witness reported the two men in an argument. That witness said at some point both men pulled out guns.

According to police, a man in his 20s was shot to death. Authorities said that there's no indication he ever actually fired his weapon.

The alleged gunman was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Everything you need to know about the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff


 

ATLANTA -- Atlanta is prepared to kick off the college football season with a crowd of 66,000, 

Sixth ranked Auburn and twenty-fifth ranked Louisville will face off in the Chick-Fil-A kickoff Saturday, September 5th. 

Tickets for the game are sold out. 

 

 

Police: 'Foul play' involved in bus trip death of child


ATLANTA -- Atlanta police say foul play is suspected in the death of a 2-year-old child who died after a Greyhound bus trip.

Police said an autopsy report indicated that Ty-Mia Simpson died of asphyxiation and compression of the neck. Authorities said a toxicology report indicated trace amounts of a narcotic in the child.

The child's mother, Alexus Washington, 19, is charged with murder, reckless conduct and second-degree cruelty to children in the death of Simpson.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rock, Janelle Monae more to perform at ONE Musicfest

Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rock, Janelle Monae more to perform at ONE Musicfest

ATLANTA -- ONE Musicfest, in partnership with Live Nation, announce the 2015 music lineup for one of the most anticipated festivals to take place in the Southeast.

Reaching its sixth year of bringing together the best of urban alternative legends and contemporaries for a unique experience through music and visual, ONE Musicfest is pulling out all the stops with this year's roster of performances. Organizers have meticulously curated talent to include Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rocky, Wale, Janelle Monae & Wondaland, Raekwon, Ghostface, The Internet, Raury, SZA, Scarface, 8Ball & MJG, Big KRIT and many more to be announced.

The festival will take place at Aaron's Amphitheater at Lakewood on Saturday, Sept. 12

Janelle Monae joins protest in downtown Atlanta


ATLANTA -- A Grammy-nominated singer joined in a protest in downtown Atlanta on Monday.

Janelle Monae has been attending anti- police brutality rallies and marches around the country this summer while on tour. On Monday, the Atlanta-based artist joined activists and members of the community in Woodruff Park.

Fatality identified in shooting near Atlanta homeless shelter


ATLANTA -- Police have released the name of a man killed in a early Sunday morning shooting outside of the Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter.

Investigators said Ating Eminue, 24, of Lawrenceville and a woman were walking back to their car after leaving a nearby club around 1:30 a.m.

That's when they apparently got into an argument with someone who pulled a gun and shot them both before fleeing the scene.

Eminue died at the scene and the woman was rushed to the hospital.

She's expected to recover.