Raisa Habersham

Raisa Habersham is a breaking news reporter for The Atlanta-Journal Constitution.

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Cops seek man who rented room where woman was found dead
 A man who rented a room at a house where a woman was found dead Tuesday morning has been named a person of interest in the case, according to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office.  Beth Harris, 39, was found dead inside her home in the 4000 block of Hiram Sudie Road, Sgt. Ashley Henson said. Her husband, Charles Harris, called...

Posted: 3 hours ago

A man who rented a room at a house where a woman was found dead Tuesday morning has been named a person of interest in the case, according to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office.  Beth Harris, 39, was found dead inside her home in the 4000 block of Hiram Sudie Road, Sgt. Ashley Henson said. Her husband, Charles Harris, called...
Mother killed while boy slept; man taken to hospital in critical condition
 A woman was killed and a man was shot Tuesday during a fight in Fayette County, officials said. The shooting happened just before 8 a.m. in the 200 block of Tyrone Road in Fayetteville, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post. <div></div><br><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><...

Posted: 7 hours ago

A woman was killed and a man was shot Tuesday during a fight in Fayette County, officials said. The shooting happened just before 8 a.m. in the 200 block of Tyrone Road in Fayetteville, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post. <div></div><br><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><...
‘Unconscious’ man dies in possible gang-related shooting
 Officials are searching for  leads in a shooting that left a man dead in Monroe, police said.  Few details were released on what led to the shooting that killed 20-year-old Lewis Palmer Jones Outlaw Jr., but Monroe police hinted that it could be gang-related.  <div></div><br><div id="fb-root"><...

Posted: 19 hours ago

Officials are searching for leads in a shooting that left a man dead in Monroe, police said.  Few details were released on what led to the shooting that killed 20-year-old Lewis Palmer Jones Outlaw Jr., but Monroe police hinted that it could be gang-related.  <div></div><br><div id="fb-root"><...
Victim: Armed robber pretended to be resident, stole purse and $800 
 An armed robber made off with a woman’s purse and $800 after she thought he was a resident at her apartment complex.  The victim, who was not identified, told Channel 2 Action News she thought the man was a resident since he was typing in a code at the call box. The robbery occurred early Sunday  in the parking lot of the...

Posted: 9 hours ago

An armed robber made off with a woman’s purse and $800 after she thought he was a resident at her apartment complex.  The victim, who was not identified, told Channel 2 Action News she thought the man was a resident since he was typing in a code at the call box. The robbery occurred early Sunday in the parking lot of the...
Except for a few clouds, skies clear overnight
 Today: Isolated storms. High: 92 Tonight: Few clouds. Low: 75 Tomorrow: Scattered storms. High: 91 Don’t let the partly cloudy skies fool you. Metro Atlanta should be dry through the evening.  Whatever isolated showers and thunder that develop after sunset will wind down quickly, Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Brian...

Posted: 11 hours ago

Today: Isolated storms. High: 92 Tonight: Few clouds. Low: 75 Tomorrow: Scattered storms. High: 91 Don’t let the partly cloudy skies fool you. Metro Atlanta should be dry through the evening.  Whatever isolated showers and thunder that develop after sunset will wind down quickly, Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Brian...
Woman fatally shot after likely social media dispute, police say
 A Georgia man accused of fatally shooting a mother of two and injuring another man after a possible dispute on social media remains jailed in the Walton County, authorities said.  Suspect Desmond Sharron Jackson, 22, faces murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and a weapons charge in the Sunday night shooting in Social...

Posted: 23 hours ago

A Georgia man accused of fatally shooting a mother of two and injuring another man after a possible dispute on social media remains jailed in the Walton County, authorities said.  Suspect Desmond Sharron Jackson, 22, faces murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and a weapons charge in the Sunday night shooting in Social...
Recent high school graduate, athlete killed in fight, police say
 A former star athlete at Georgia’s Paulding County High School was shot and killed Friday in a subdivision after a fight, police in Dallas, Georgia, said.  Tommy Lee Robinson, 18, had just left a football game at the school when he went to the Ivy Trace subdivision, Dallas police Capt. Bill Gorman told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

Posted: a day ago

A former star athlete at Georgia’s Paulding County High School was shot and killed Friday in a subdivision after a fight, police in Dallas, Georgia, said.  Tommy Lee Robinson, 18, had just left a football game at the school when he went to the Ivy Trace subdivision, Dallas police Capt. Bill Gorman told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Burglars shot grandfather in chest while grandson hid in room, cops say 
 A Lawrenceville grandfather is in critical but stable condition after he was shot in the chest Friday during a burglary, Gwinnett County police said.  The victim, identified in the police report as James Ruark, was checking on his 14-year-old grandson when the suspects shot him, Gwinnett police Cpl. Deon Washington said. The shooting...

Posted: a day ago

A Lawrenceville grandfather is in critical but stable condition after he was shot in the chest Friday during a burglary, Gwinnett County police said.  The victim, identified in the police report as James Ruark, was checking on his 14-year-old grandson when the suspects shot him, Gwinnett police Cpl. Deon Washington said. The shooting...
Social media dispute likely led to mother’s fatal shooting, cops say 
 A man accused of fatally shooting a mother of two and injuring another man remains in the Walton County jail, authorities said.  Desmond Sharron Jackson, 22, faces murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and a weapons charge in Sunday night’s shooting, Social Circle police said.  Police responded to two 911 calls about...

Posted: a day ago

A man accused of fatally shooting a mother of two and injuring another man remains in the Walton County jail, authorities said.  Desmond Sharron Jackson, 22, faces murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and a weapons charge in Sunday night’s shooting, Social Circle police said.  Police responded to two 911 calls about...
Recent high school graduate, athlete killed after fight
 A former Paulding County High School athlete was shot and killed Friday in a subdivision after a fight, Dallas police said.  Tommy Lee Robinson, 18, had just left a football game at the school when he went to the Ivy Trace subdivision, Dallas police Capt. Bill Gorman told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A fight broke out at a home...

Posted: a day ago

A former Paulding County High School athlete was shot and killed Friday in a subdivision after a fight, Dallas police said.  Tommy Lee Robinson, 18, had just left a football game at the school when he went to the Ivy Trace subdivision, Dallas police Capt. Bill Gorman told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A fight broke out at a home...
Mostly clear skies make for good eclipse viewing
 Today: Mostly sunny with few showers. High: 92 Tonight: Few clouds. Low: 73 Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High: 91 The solar eclipse has finally come and gone — with mostly clear skies.  The few clouds remaining are expected to clear out overnight, according to Channel 2 Action News.  <div></div><br><blockquote...

Posted: a day ago

Today: Mostly sunny with few showers. High: 92 Tonight: Few clouds. Low: 73 Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High: 91 The solar eclipse has finally come and gone — with mostly clear skies.  The few clouds remaining are expected to clear out overnight, according to Channel 2 Action News.  <div></div><br><blockquote...