The Anti-Violence Advisory Council recommends investing $70 million to fund nine critical initiatives. This includes expanding programs focused on violence prevention, local security planning, focus on violent repeat offenders, and installing new streetlights in high violence areas.
Sharon Gay said the city cannot keep doing the same thing and expect a different result when it comes to fighting crime.
The city of Atlanta is 40 laborers short and is having a hard time collecting all the waste.
One council member disclosed one shocking incident in which a 15-year-old pulled a weapon and shot into a city pool. No one was injured in that incident.
A member of the Atlanta City Council is proposing adding more cameras to the city streets to become more like London in terms of safety and security.
The proposal the city council is considering would lease the land to the Atlanta Police Foundation. They would use roughly $80 million of their own money to build the training campus that would be for both police and firefighters.
Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce Sheperd wants to give Atlanta police a tool to monitor ATVs and possibly cut down on illegal use on public roadways.
Atlanta city officials are addressing a need for some upgraded fire engines.
As travelers return to the airport in droves, managers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport discuss security upgrades that are being made to the facility.
Atlanta police arrested several people following a protest outside City Hall on Monday.
A thief using an unmarked tow truck took dozens of abandoned vehicles from the interstates around Atlanta.
Tempers flared during a City Hall meeting discussing the mayor's stance to not utilize the Atlanta City Jail as an overflow center to house Fulton County Jail inmates.
Thousands of new lights are currently being installed across Atlanta. City leaders hope it will help cut down on crime.
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore goes one-on-one with FOX 5 about her run for city mayor.
Councilman Dustin Hillis introduced legislation at the Atlanta City Council meeting that would fund millions in new fire equipment. All this comes amid reports from firefighters that their engines and ladder trucks are in need of repair or flat out replacement.
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore asked Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant if the city should ask the Georgia National Guard for assistance in fighting crime this summer.
The action will eliminate the taxes survivors would have to pay on the hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations.
The Atlanta City Council voted unanimously to confirm Rodney Bryant as Atlanta Police Department Chief.
The parents of Secoriea Turner, the 8-year-old girl shot and killed in Atlanta at the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was killed weeks earlier, have filed a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta over her death.
Atlanta's top firefighter says the city may need to start its own ambulance service as reported delays with Grady EMS continue.