Justice for Tortuguita sit-in attracts crowd at Georgia state capitol
A sit-in is planned for noon today at Georgia's capitol in support of 26-year-old Manuel Paez Teran, the activist who died during a confrontation with Georgia State Patrol troopers at the future site of the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center.
Walt Disney World to host world’s largest LGBTQ+ conference amid criticism from DeSantis
The decision to hold the conference in Florida was made in 2019, according to a spokesperson for Out & Equal.
Amazon driver seen delivering package during reported armed police standoff
In a statement, Amazon said it prioritizes the safety of its drivers and was “looking into the specific circumstances” of the now-viral TikTok video.
Metro Atlanta high school students selected to take part in Disney Dreamers program
The five metro Atlanta teens were chosen out of thousands of applicants to be part of a once-in-a-lifetime mentoring program at Walt Disney World and got to celebrate in a parade with "The Little Mermaid" star Halle Bailey.
Skeptical US lawmakers grill TikTok CEO over safety concerns
The CEO of TikTok has been grilled by a U.S. congressional committee to make the case for why the hugely popular video-sharing app shouldn’t be banned.
Police ID mom of baby found stabbed to death in UGA dorm decades ago
In 1996, a custodian discovered the body of a newborn baby boy in the bathroom of a UGA residence hall. Twenty-seven years later, police have identified the child's mother and closed the case.
How TikTok collects your data, even if you don’t use TikTok
Questions over how ByteDance collects and shares information – and who the company shares it with – have been plaguing the social media giant for months.
TikTok CEO to tell Congress video-sharing app is safe, urge against ban
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is due to answer questions Thursday from U.S. lawmakers concerned about the social media platform's effects on its young user base and possible national security risks.
Atlanta City Council discusses bringing back an old PSA
An Atlanta lawmaker who tried unsuccessfully to toughen the teen curfew has come up with another idea.
Delta launches pilot program to train next generation of aviators
The program, which is already accepting applications, is poised to bolster the pool of trained pilots.
Engineers points out needed changes after man in wheelchair struck by car in Buckhead
Recently, a volunteer at the Shepherd Spinal Center in Buckhead, was struck by a driver as he was trying to cross Peachtree Road.
Amazon to cut 9,000 more jobs amid 'uncertain economy'
Amazon announced Monday that it plans to cut an additional 9,000 roles within the next few weeks amid the uncertain economic environment.
Disney managers told to identify layoff candidates, with 4K job cuts expected by April: report
Disney managers were given an April deadline to propose budget cuts and make a list of employees to be laid off.
Chick-fil-A is upping requirements for rewards customers to earn freebies
The changes takes effect on April 4.
Kennesaw men's basketball feat has incredible impact on school, community
All eyes were on the Kennesaw State University men's basketball team Friday. While they didn't get the win, just being at the big dance has already had a big impact on the university and the community.
TikTok will add specific STEM feed with math, engineering content, amid recent restrictions
The news follows China appealing Friday to other governments to treat its companies fairly after Britain and New Zealand joined the United States in restricting use of TikTok due to fears the Chinese-owned short video service might be a security risk.
Milwaukee police chase stolen Amazon van: video
A stolen Amazon van was involved in a Milwaukee police chase Friday afternoon, March 17. A 32-year-old man was arrested.
"You ought to be proud": Kennesaw fans stand by team despite loss
KSU was the only Georgia school in the men's March Madness tournament this year.
Kennesaw State faces Xavier in first round of NCAA Tournament | How to watch
The Kennesaw State Owls will make their first March Madness appearance as they take on Xavier in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Video shows man being arrested for firing into Atlanta home
A man wearing body armor was arrested in southwest Atlanta after firing several rounds into an occupied home last weekend.