Man charged after freeway standoff, but not with robbery

U.S. 04/01/19, 15:29

Police have charged a motorist with obstruction after a standoff on an Atlanta freeway that backed up traffic for miles, but no one has been charged with the armed robbery that triggered the dramatic episode.Marietta police said Monday that 25-year-old Taylor Alexander Smith-Duffy remains a "person of interest" in the ...

Update: Police standoff on Atlanta-area freeway ends

U.S. 03/29/19, 10:52

The Latest on a freeway standoff outside Atlanta (all times local):11:50 a.m.Video from a TV news helicopter showed police pulling a man from a car — the apparent end to a lengthy standoff that played out in the middle of an Atlanta freeway.Marietta Police block southbound lanes on Interstate-75, near ...

Budweiser Clydesdales tour Georgia before Super Bowl

Football 01/29/19, 05:36

Budweiser is touring its iconic Clydesdales around Georgia before the Super Bowl starts in Atlanta this weekend.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the large horses were in Marietta on Monday and will appear in Lithia Springs on Tuesday afternoon.Budweiser says its Clydesdales were first introduced in 1933 after Prohibition was repealed. It ...

Pity Martinez ready to shine with Atlanta United

Sports 01/25/19, 13:02

Pity Martinez was surprised when he landed in his new home after an overnight flight from South America.It was just past 5 o'clock in the morning.He certainly didn't expect to be greeted by a hearty group of sleep-deprived Atlanta United fans."It was a very nice welcome," Martinez said. "Just seeing ...

De Boer takes over Atlanta United with big shoes to fill

Soccer 01/14/19, 19:37

Frank de Boer was sacked by Inter Milan after less than three months on the job.He lasted just four Premier League games at Crystal Palace.Now, after two short-lived coaching stints, de Boer has a chance to revive his career with the wildly popular champions of Major League Soccer.The longtime stalwart ...

Josef Martinez picks up Golden Boot from surprise presenter

Baseball 11/01/18, 17:40

Josef Martinez knew he was receiving one of Major League Soccer's top awards.The Atlanta United star was caught off guard by the presenter.After the greatest goal-scoring season in MLS history, the Venezuelan striker got a surprise when countryman and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ender Inciarte showed up Thursday at United's training ...

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