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

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myAJC Outside Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
February 7, 2018 Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport: With the rising canopy in the background, Joe Gronemeyer heads for his flight at the north terminal in the rain at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Rain associated with a cold front was widespread across metro Atlanta on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 and the National Weather Service...

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February 7, 2018 Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport: With the rising canopy in the background, Joe Gronemeyer heads for his flight at the north terminal in the rain at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Rain associated with a cold front was widespread across metro Atlanta on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 and the National Weather Service...
DeKalb girl struck by car on way to bus dies
 An 8-year-old girl died hours after she and her mother were hit by a car while crossing Rays Road at Central Drive to get on a DeKalb County school bus, officials said. The mother, 35-year-old Dawt Chin Sung, was holding Tluang Tha Men in her arms when the car struck them, DeKalb police spokesman Lt. Lonzy Robertson said. Sung was taken...

Posted: 5 days ago

An 8-year-old girl died hours after she and her mother were hit by a car while crossing Rays Road at Central Drive to get on a DeKalb County school bus, officials said. The mother, 35-year-old Dawt Chin Sung, was holding Tluang Tha Men in her arms when the car struck them, DeKalb police spokesman Lt. Lonzy Robertson said. Sung was taken...
Suspect wounded after fleeing officer in Clayton County
 A man was shot Thursday after running from a Clayton County police officer and reaching in his pants, officials said. Timothy Rutledge, 25, did not have life-threatening injuries in what is now the 13th officer-involved shooting in Georgia this year. And it occurred just days after a  police officer was killed and two deputies were injured...

Posted: 5 days ago

A man was shot Thursday after running from a Clayton County police officer and reaching in his pants, officials said. Timothy Rutledge, 25, did not have life-threatening injuries in what is now the 13th officer-involved shooting in Georgia this year. And it occurred just days after a police officer was killed and two deputies were injured...
DeKalb Schools: Popular principal removed amid investigation
August, 22, 2013 DeKalb County: Principal Brian Bolden spoke with the press Thursday in front of the school. Ronald E. McNair Learning Academy staff worked through the night, preparing the school to welcome back students Thursday morning, Aug. 8, 2013 to the campus they fled Tuesday after a gunman slipped into the building and terrorized the...

Posted: 6 days ago

August, 22, 2013 DeKalb County: Principal Brian Bolden spoke with the press Thursday in front of the school. Ronald E. McNair Learning Academy staff worked through the night, preparing the school to welcome back students Thursday morning, Aug. 8, 2013 to the campus they fled Tuesday after a gunman slipped into the building and terrorized the...
Air travel complaints in 2017
December 16, 2017 Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport: Destiny Easley and Bronx from Jacksonville, Alabama on her way to Buckeye, Arizona had to miss her flight because of the long lines at the Delta ticket counter on Monday Dec. 18, 2017 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport the day after a massive power outage brought operations...

Posted: 7 days ago

December 16, 2017 Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport: Destiny Easley and Bronx from Jacksonville, Alabama on her way to Buckeye, Arizona had to miss her flight because of the long lines at the Delta ticket counter on Monday Dec. 18, 2017 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport the day after a massive power outage brought operations...
Chaplain says Victor Hill is persecuting him
A former chaplain with the Clayton County Sheriff's Department alleges a computer trespassing charge against him is the result of a dispute with Clayton Sheriff Victor Hill.

Posted: 12 days ago

A former chaplain with the Clayton County Sheriff's Department alleges a computer trespassing charge against him is the result of a dispute with Clayton Sheriff Victor Hill.
High Museum leads way in diversifying museum audience
January 18, 2018 Atlanta: 'The Shade' by Auguste Rodin stands by in usual form at the High Museum as Tim Farley walked along the snowy scene on Peachtree Street on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The warmup started Wednesday afternoon. While conditions have improved on interstates, surface streets Wednesday morning were still iced over and too hazardous...

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January 18, 2018 Atlanta: 'The Shade' by Auguste Rodin stands by in usual form at the High Museum as Tim Farley walked along the snowy scene on Peachtree Street on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The warmup started Wednesday afternoon. While conditions have improved on interstates, surface streets Wednesday morning were still iced over and too hazardous...
Police on I-85
September 22, 2017 DeKalb County: A DeKalb County police officer examines clothing left on the highway at the scene. A naked man sitting in the middle of I-85 North in DeKalb County was hit and killed early Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 police said. The deadly accident blocked all northbound lanes of I-85 near North Druid Hills Road for hours. While...

Posted: 13 days ago

September 22, 2017 DeKalb County: A DeKalb County police officer examines clothing left on the highway at the scene. A naked man sitting in the middle of I-85 North in DeKalb County was hit and killed early Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 police said. The deadly accident blocked all northbound lanes of I-85 near North Druid Hills Road for hours. While...