Author Archives: Sheffie Robinson

Amber Alert for Tenn. teen believed to be with armed man

Authorities in Tennessee issued an Amber Alert Tuesday for a missing 15-year-old girl, who is believed to be in Alabama with an armed man. TAKE A GOOD LOOK: The subjects of our #AMBERAlert may be in a silver Nissan Rogue, with TN plate 976-ZPT. Spot it? Call 1-800-TBI-FIND. pic.twitter.com/ir7HqX0wXI — TBI (@TBInvestigation) March 15, 2017 The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation ...

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64-year-old man dies in southwest Atlanta apartment fire

An early morning apartment fire in southwest Atlanta claimed the life of a 64-year-old man. Man dead in SW Atl apt fire. Happened on Campbellton Rd. Live reports on @GoodDayAtlanta #fox5atl pic.twitter.com/6brIUTo4He — Marc Teichner (@mteichnerfox5) March 15, 2017 The blaze broke out around 4 a.m. Wednesday at the Venetian Hills complex located on Campbellton Road. Responding firefighters said a ...

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White House releases 2005 Trump tax info ahead of TV report

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since sought to eliminate, according to highly sought-after tax documents disclosed Tuesday night. The pages from Trump’s federal tax return show the then-real estate mogul also reported a ...

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Suspects sought in Macon Metro PCS robbery

Authorities in Bibb County are searching for four suspects accused of robbing a Metro PCS. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the men were at the store on Tom Hill Senior Boulevard asking about buying iPhones. Deputies say one of them grabbed a phone from the employee’s hands and another one the counter and all four of them left ...

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Search resumes for missing boater in Conyers

The search for a missing boater in Rockdale County resumed Wednesday morning. Using search sonar, rescue crews scoured the Black Shoals Lake in Conyers looking for a man who disappeared Friday night. According to Rockdale County Fire Department, three people went out on the water and only two of them made it back to shore. Officials say the boat possibly ...

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Sheriff's: Student brought handgun to Madison County Middle School

A student at Madison County Middle School brought a handgun to school on Wednesday, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. The 13-year-old student reportedly bragged to other students about having the gun. When administrators learned of the weapon, the student was taken into custody by a school resource officer. An investigation revealed that the student took the gun from ...

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Democrat in Georgia’s Sixth urges candidates to unite against CDC cuts

The Republican healthcare plan swiftly moving through the U.S. House has divided the GOP candidates in the race for Georgia’s 6th District. But the leading Democrat in the race to represent the suburban Atlanta district said one part of the plan should unite all the contenders. Jon Ossoff on Monday seized on a provision to gut the federal Prevention and ...

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Georgia Democrat leader demands details on voter data breach

The chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia on Monday demanded that Secretary of State Brian Kemp accept help from the Department of Homeland Security after an alleged breach of confidential data that could affect millions of Georgia voter records. DuBose Porter also criticized Kemp for disclosing few details about the nature and origin of the attack, and raised concerns ...

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Source: Brian Kemp to run for Georgia governor in 2018

 Secretary of State Brian Kemp will join the the 2018 race for Georgia governor, according to an official with direct knowledge of the Republican’s decision. It’s unclear when Kemp will formally announce. He declined comment on Monday, though he’s been dropping hints for months that he’ll run and has been lining up staffers and donors. “I am uniquely positioned to ...

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Buzz Brockway to seek Secretary of State gig in 2018

Let the domino effect begin. With the news that Secretary of State Brian Kemp will run for governor, candidates are already lining up to replace him. First in is state Rep. Buzz Brockway, a Gwinnett Republican elected to the Georgia Legislature in 2010. A Georgia Tech graduate, Brockway is known for savvy advertising and sponsoring a new crackdown on human ...

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