President, first lady to visit Atlanta today, addressing opioid crisis
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will visit Atlanta on Wednesday to discuss the nation’s escalating opioid crisis.
The president and first lady are scheduled to talk about prescription drug abuse and misuse Wednesday afternoon during the 2019 Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit at a downtown Atlanta hotel.
Trump has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency and has pledged billions of dollars to fight the problem. The president also has called for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate.Read the full article
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Paulding County man accused of producing child pornography
Paulding County investigators and the Department of Homeland Security have arrested a man accused of producing and storing pornographic images of children.
The Paulding County Sheriff's Office said Homeland Secruity Investigations requested deputies to help execute a search warrant at a home on Primrose Lane in Powder Springs, Georgia.
When detectives and special agents got to the home, they say they found multiple images of child pornography as well as "original videos" depicting child pornography on digital devices.Read the full article
Police: Atlanta man shot while going to see woman he met online
A middle of the night meet and greet turned dangerous in southwest Atlanta, resulting in an emergency stop at Grady Memorial Hospital.
Someone shot a person inside a silver BMW mikes away from the hospital, at the intersection of Pegg and Springdale Roads.
The occupants had arranged a meeting with a woman they contacted through Instagram. But when they arrived at the prearranged rendezvous point, they discovered it was an abandoned home.Read the full article