John Spink

John Spink is a multi-platform photojournalist with the breaking news team. He provides compelling photos, video and audio from breaking news events for the AJC and its Cox Media Group partners WSB Channel 2 Action News & WSB 750 AM & Now 95.5 FM. Photos by John Spink

Latest from John Spink

Pedestrian deaths increase in Georgia, but why on the interstates?
A DeKalb County police officer examines clothing left on the highway at the scene after a naked man sitting in the middle of I-85 North in DeKalb County was hit and killed early Sept. 22, 2017. The deadly accident blocked all northbound lanes of I-85 near North Druid Hills Road for hours. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Posted: a day ago

A DeKalb County police officer examines clothing left on the highway at the scene after a naked man sitting in the middle of I-85 North in DeKalb County was hit and killed early Sept. 22, 2017. The deadly accident blocked all northbound lanes of I-85 near North Druid Hills Road for hours. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM
Streets named for the Confederacy in Atlanta to be renamed
August 15, 2017: Atlanta: Confederate Flag runner Alan Keck debates Grant Park resident Katie Kurumada about the petition to change the name of Confederate Avenue. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Posted: 3 days ago

August 15, 2017: Atlanta: Confederate Flag runner Alan Keck debates Grant Park resident Katie Kurumada about the petition to change the name of Confederate Avenue. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM
Fire rips through apartment on land slated for new DeKalb school
 For the second time in recent months, flames ripped through an apartment complex on land slated for a new school in DeKalb County. Though there were no injuries, the blaze destroyed a vacant building in the 3200 block of Shallowford Road early Thursday, DeKalb fire Capt. Angi Eubanks said. But school officials said the fire isn’t expected...

Posted: 7 days ago

For the second time in recent months, flames ripped through an apartment complex on land slated for a new school in DeKalb County. Though there were no injuries, the blaze destroyed a vacant building in the 3200 block of Shallowford Road early Thursday, DeKalb fire Capt. Angi Eubanks said. But school officials said the fire isn’t expected...
Students relocated to another school after pipe bursts in cafeteria  
 An Atlanta elementary school was evacuated and students were moved to another campus  after a  pipe burst in the cafeteria and knocked out heat in the building, an Atlanta Fire Rescue spokesman said. Firefighters were called to Cleveland Avenue Elementary School after a report of an explosion about 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Cortez Stafford...

Posted: 8 days ago

An Atlanta elementary school was evacuated and students were moved to another campus after a pipe burst in the cafeteria and knocked out heat in the building, an Atlanta Fire Rescue spokesman said. Firefighters were called to Cleveland Avenue Elementary School after a report of an explosion about 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Cortez Stafford...
Record holiday crowds expected at Hartsfield-Jackson
About 331,000 passengers are expected to pass through the world’s busiest airport this Friday, with many local school districts allowing students the week off for Thanksgiving. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM.

Posted: 9 days ago

About 331,000 passengers are expected to pass through the world’s busiest airport this Friday, with many local school districts allowing students the week off for Thanksgiving. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM.
Fog advisory in effect
Tina Harris crosses Central Avenue on her way to work in the foggy downtown Atlanta.

Posted: 10 days ago

Tina Harris crosses Central Avenue on her way to work in the foggy downtown Atlanta.