Angel K. Brooks

Angel K. Brooks is a breaking news dispatch editor. She has been with the AJC since 2007 and started as a sports copy editor. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University.

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Photos: A day of mourning after Manchester concert attack
The world mourns following a terrorist attack in Manchester, England.  At least 22 people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as the performance ended.

9:55 PM Tuesday, May. 23, 2017

The world mourns following a terrorist attack in Manchester, England. At least 22 people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as the performance ended.
Photos: Death penalty protest at Georgia Capitol
With death penalty opponents gathered around the state, praying for a reprieve, death row inmate J.W. “Boy” Ledford was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on May 16, 2017.

12:40 AM Wednesday, May. 17, 2017

With death penalty opponents gathered around the state, praying for a reprieve, death row inmate J.W. “Boy” Ledford was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on May 16, 2017.
Photos: Future at Lakewood Amphitheatre
Atlanta rapper Future brings his "Nobody's Safe Tour " to Lakewood Amphitheater on Friday, May 5, 2017.

3:33 PM Saturday, May. 06, 2017

Atlanta rapper Future brings his "Nobody's Safe Tour " to Lakewood Amphitheater on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Police: Shoplifting suspect shoots self at Union City Wal-Mart
 A suspected shoplifter shot himself after a brief standoff with officers at a Wal-Mart in Union City on Wednesday, police said. The incident happened just after 3 p.m. at the store on Jonesboro Road, Channel 2 Action News reported. When officers responded to the shoplifting call, the detained suspect produced a previously concealed pistol...

10:42 PM Wednesday, Jan. 06, 2016

A suspected shoplifter shot himself after a brief standoff with officers at a Wal-Mart in Union City on Wednesday, police said. The incident happened just after 3 p.m. at the store on Jonesboro Road, Channel 2 Action News reported. When officers responded to the shoplifting call, the detained suspect produced a previously concealed pistol...
Atlanta police looking for suspect in shooting that injured officer
 Atlanta police are asking for the public’s help to find the man suspected of initiating a wild shootout that left an officer and another man injured early Monday. Anthony Bernard Williams, 26, was a passenger in vehicle that police stopped in the 3300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Atlanta’s west side after receiving...

12:13 AM Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Atlanta police are asking for the public’s help to find the man suspected of initiating a wild shootout that left an officer and another man injured early Monday. Anthony Bernard Williams, 26, was a passenger in vehicle that police stopped in the 3300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Atlanta’s west side after receiving...
Chance of stormy weather overnight
 Expect heavy rain. The threat of scattered thunderstorms, some severe, continues across much of north Georgia as the Christmas countdown continues. There is a slight risk of strong winds and isolated tornadoes overnight for north Georgia and metro Atlanta. There were isolated reports of trees down and a small number of power outages. Tornado...

12:44 AM Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Expect heavy rain. The threat of scattered thunderstorms, some severe, continues across much of north Georgia as the Christmas countdown continues. There is a slight risk of strong winds and isolated tornadoes overnight for north Georgia and metro Atlanta. There were isolated reports of trees down and a small number of power outages. Tornado...
College Park police seek suspect in fatal shooting
 College Park police are looking for the person responsible for a fatal shooting at a gas station over the weekend. Authorities released a surveillance photo Thursday of the unidentified man who they believe killed Keith Troup at the Chevron in the 4800 block of Old National Highway on Dec. 12. Troup died of multiple gunshot wounds, police...

2:38 AM Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

College Park police are looking for the person responsible for a fatal shooting at a gas station over the weekend. Authorities released a surveillance photo Thursday of the unidentified man who they believe killed Keith Troup at the Chevron in the 4800 block of Old National Highway on Dec. 12. Troup died of multiple gunshot wounds, police...