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.
There is push back on Governor Brian Kemp's call to be tough on gangs. Gov. Kemp says he will push for more ammunition for law enforcement and prosecutors to lock up gang members.
There are five new victims as auto thieves target parking valet lots.
An armed homeless man threatens a firefighter who was trying to help him. Atlanta police say it happened during the evening rush Thursday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Police at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport say they confiscated an axe and a straight razor blade from a homeless man who was at a carousel taking luggage.
Fulton County District attorney Paul Howard vows aggressive prosecutions and he says the data back him up.
Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard says solutions, not finger-pointing, is needed to improve the criminal justice system.
Citing "risks to the safety of officers and the public," Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields announced Atlanta Police Department will begin a zero-chase policy effective immediately.
Authorities say increased visibility by police in and around jampacked malls is having an impact on crime. If you still have shopping to do and sprawling Buckhead is your target, you will see officers inside parking lots as well as at intersections.
A Gwinnett County family is seeking answers about their teen son who was found shot in the head. Ivan Nava is in a metro area hospital where doctors have been treating critical injuries from the gun blast.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is about to go smoke-free. Smokers have about two weeks in which they can still use one of the indoor smoking rooms.