Morse Diggs is a reporter for FOX 5 News. Morse came to FOX 5 from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where he was the City Hall correspondent.
Before landing in Georgia, he worked for the Akron Beacon-Journal. Morse was part of the Atlanta Journal team that won a UPI award for coverage of the John Lennon/Mark Chapman stories. He is also a participant in the Leadership Atlanta Program.
In 1982, Morse exchanged his pen for a microphone and started his television career. Covering Atlanta city government, Morse has broken many exclusive stories for FOX 5 News. His work has won Morse a number of accolades, including his induction into the Atlanta Press Club Hall of Fame.
A graduate of Amherst College, Morse is married with two children and lives in Atlanta.
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Firefighter: Joint training at new Atlanta Public Safety Training Center will save lives
While much of the controversy over the new Atlanta Public Safety Training Center or "Copy City" has involved the city's police department, firefighters are saying they see the center as a game-changer in helping them save lives.
Atlanta police chief to deploy HERO traffic service inside city limits
Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum plans to deploy a HERO-style traffic unit in the city.
'Ugly tour' of former Atlanta Police Academy shows need for new training center, chief says
Rats, cockroaches, and raw sewage plagued the now-defunct Atlanta Police Academy. The chief took the media on a tour of the facility to show the need for the new Atlanta Public Safety Training Center.
Buckhead residents to pay for off-duty police officers to patrol retail corridors
In addition to the contributions for officers, the Atlanta Police Foundation purchased cruisers.
Atlanta receives $7M to prepare for expected migrant resettlement
The city of Atlanta has secured $7 million it can use to provide services and shelter to migrants who cross U.S. soil.
Atlanta crime dropping despite falling short of goal to hire officers, police chief says
Nearly one in four police officer jobs in Atlanta are vacant.
Video shows aftermath of violent incident on Atlanta airport's plane train
Record-breaking travel is expected this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, but also on the rise, are passenger outbursts turning violent.
New data on accidents raises concern for heavy truck drivers, crews
Recent data shows a total of seven accidents in January and February. But in March, crews were involved in eleven mishaps.
Rise in air travel violence sees need to increase officers on patrol at Atlanta's airport
The director of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport says some passengers are becoming increasingly violent and cases are on the rise.
Atlanta mayor pledges support, funds for transgender community
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens has allocated $100,000 to support organizations that help the transgender community.