Milton City Council addresses vaping
One metro Atlanta city is working to make it a little harder for children to vape.
Vaping is a smokeless nicotine product that has grown in popularity across the county and among all age groups. One of those groups is children under 18.
Experts said there is the misconception with many young people that vaping is safe, but research shows it can still lead to nicotine addiction.Read the full article
Deputies find rattlesnakes and pot plants in Cherokee County home
Snakes! Not your average garden variety, but rattlers found inside a Canton home. Cherokee County Sheriff's deputies walked into the Goodwin Road home and straight into a den of snakes.
Deputies said they found two Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnakes, and seven Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnakes slithering in a container. The Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnakes are not native to Georgia and they could be extremely dangerous.
"It's illegal to have them, the main concern is there's no anti-venom for that particular rattlesnake," said Cherokee County Sheriff's Office Director Jay Baker.Read the full article
Police: One dead in northwest Atlanta shooting
Police spent the early Tuesday morning hours investigating the scene of a shooting death in northwest Atlanta.
It happened in the 1800 block of Newman Place. Atlanta Police said they received a call just before 10 p.m. of a person shot.
Officers said they found the victim dead upon arrival.Read the full article