Braves deal RHP David Hale to Rockies in 4-player trade

ATLANTA (AP) – The Braves have traded right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for minor-league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O’Dowd. The deal was announced Friday. Hale pitched 45 games for the Braves last season, going 4-5 with a 3.30 ERA, and had been expected to compete for a spot […]

Hawks’ forward Carroll to miss game against Portland

ATLANTA (AP) – Forward DeMarre Carroll will miss the Atlanta Hawks’ game against Portland because of a left Achilles strain. Thabo Sefolosha will start for Carroll in Friday night’s game. The Hawks didn’t update Carroll’s status for Saturday night’s game against Philadelphia. Carroll is averaging 11.8 points and 5.3 rebounds. He missed four games with […]

Hawks keep streak alive, top Trail Blazers 105-99

By CHARLES ODUMAP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) – The Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games by beating the Trail Blazers 105-99 on Friday night. Portland, which has lost four of five, led after each of the first three quarters but couldn’t stretch the […]

Nunn concedes U.S. Senate race in Ga. to Perdue

ATLANTA – FOX News is projecting that Republican candidate David Perdue will take over the seat vacated by Sen. Saxby Chamblis this January. Perdue was challenged by Democrat Michelle Nunn and Libertarian Amanda Swafford. Perdue is a former Dollar General CEO and cousin of ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue. Click on video above for speeches from both […]

November 2014 Election Results

Real-time election returns, reports from campaign parties, photos, video and more from FOX 5. REAL-TIME ELECTION RETURNS: Federal Offices: U.S. Senate U.S. House State Offices: Executive (Governor. Lt. Governor, Commissioners) State Offices: Judicial (District Attorney) Georgia Senate Races Georgia House Races State Amendment Questions Bartow County Cherokee County Clayton County (MARTA) Cobb County DeKalb County […]

Banning "bad guys" a bad idea?

Mickel Wilson is 40 years old, a career drug dealer out on parole, a man who has been ordered to move from the only home he insists he’s ever had. “I have nowhere else to go.” Wilson said. “You can’t go to another county somewhere?” asked Fox 5 I-Team reporter Randy Travis. “I ain’t got […]

DFCS director fires caseworker day after I-Team Investigation of her criminal record airs

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. – Major moves Thursday by the new director of the state’s Division of Family and Children’s Services. Bobby Cagle fired a controversial caseworker the day after our FOX 5 I-team reported on the Cherokee county caseworker’s criminal past. Senior I-Team reporter Dale Russell says Mr. Cagle fears the public believes caseworkers with […]