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Atlanta Traffic from the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center

Updated: 6:14 a.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014

Major Interstate Incidents: Fulton Co.: Stall...I-20/eb at H.E. Holmes Dr. now off to the right. Fulton Co.: Stall...I-85/sb at Ga-400 off to the right. Cobb Co.: Stall...I-75/sb at S. 120 Loop off to the right. Major Highway and Surface Street Incidents: Listen to News 95-5 and AM-750 WSB for live ...

Israel rally could slow traffic on Spring Street in Midtown
A rally was being held at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta on Wednesday night. (Ben Gray / bgray@ajc.com)

Updated: 7:47 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A rally in Midtown during the evening commute Wednesday could have traffic implications.The WSB Traffic Center is keeping an eye on the 1400 block of Spring Street between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., when an Israel rally is being held at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.“We hope everyone is ...

Cyclorama to make big move to Atlanta History Center
The historic painting “The Battle of Atlanta” along with other Civil War artifacts will move to the Atlanta History Center. The existing Cyclorama building will be renovated into a community and event space as part of an upgrade to Zoo Atlanta. BRANT SANDERLIN / BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

7:29 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In a move of literal and figurative historic proportions, plans call for the Cyclorama to leave Grant Park, its home of more than a century, and relocate to a new facility at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. A surprise in the City Hall announcement Wednesday was that the History ...

Firefighters: Lawrenceville house fire was arson
A fire that damaged the interior of this house in Lawrenceville was arson. GWINNETT FIRE DEPARTMENT

5:52 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Gwinnett County Fire investigators say a late-afternoon house fire in Lawrenceville on Monday was an act of arson. The fire was reported by a neighbor at 2:16 p.m., after the neighbor saw smoke pouring from the house on the 160 block of East Village Way, fire officials said in a ...

Fulton police have suspect, seek victim

5:35 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Fulton County police have a suspect in a crime, but in a switch, this time the victim got away. Video footage from the Citgo Gas station at 5275 Old National Hwy, College Park shows someone beating a customer who had just walked out of the store about 6:50 p.m. Sunday. ...

MARTA “Underground Railroad” faces judge Thursday
Melvin Summers Jr.

2:31 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Seven people accused of bilking MARTA through fraudulent Breeze cards are to be in court Thursday. The seven defendants who are to be arraigned before DeKalb Superior Court Judge Mark Anthony Scott are accused of infiltrating MARTA’s computer system to put value on hundreds of MARTA Breeze cards that they ...

Sandy Springs carjacking car recovered, wounded woman out of surgery

Updated: 2:11 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

UPDATE: The Chevrolet Camaro in Sandy Springs early Wednesday was recovered in the 4000 block of Roswell Road Wednesday afternoon. The woman shot in the carjacking, Monique N. Lassiter, is expected to recover fully following surgery Wednesday. ORIGINAL REPORT: A Sandy Springs woman was shot early Wednesday during an overnight ...

Fulton school board wants no guns on campuses

Updated: 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Fulton County school board members don’t want guns on school grounds and are stressing that point to parents and others who visit district campuses.At Tuesday’s board meeting, members discussed two gun bills passed by state lawmakers — House Bill 60 and House Bill 826 — which went into effect July ...

Atlanta court clerk accused of pocketing $81K

11:13 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Former Atlanta Municipal Court clerk Airiel Vrejean Wright accused of stealing more than $80,000 in court fines is scheduled for a plea hearing at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.Wright is expected to enter a guilty plea to theft charges. according to Fulton County prosecutors. .According to Fulton County prosecutors the theft occurred ...

Cyclorama to move from Grant Park to Buckhead

10:48 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In a move of literal and figurative historic proportions, plans call for the Cyclorama, one of the city's most valuable cultural artifacts, to leave its Grant Park home of nearly a century and relocate to a new building at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. The announcement about the move ...

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