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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Woman shot outside same Buckhead lounge where senator’s sister was killed
 A woman was injured in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of the same Buckhead lounge where a Minnesota state senator’s sister was killed nearly two years ago. The 24-year-old woman was shot in the back as she was getting into a vehicle outside Kompass Rose Grille in the 2500 block of Piedmont Road, according to Atlanta police...

Posted: 3 days ago

A woman was injured in an early morning shooting in the parking lot of the same Buckhead lounge where a Minnesota state senator’s sister was killed nearly two years ago. The 24-year-old woman was shot in the back as she was getting into a vehicle outside Kompass Rose Grille in the 2500 block of Piedmont Road, according to Atlanta police...
10 cows killed in crash that closed I-75 for hours
 Over the years, watermelons, chickens, tigers, foam tomahawks and buckling roadways have snarled Atlanta traffic. Early Thursday, cows were added to that list. Photos: Weird things that have snarled Atlanta traffic According to Cobb County police, a tractor-trailer hauling 19 cows overturned on I-75 South before 5 a.m.  The truck...

Posted: 4 days ago

Over the years, watermelons, chickens, tigers, foam tomahawks and buckling roadways have snarled Atlanta traffic. Early Thursday, cows were added to that list. Photos: Weird things that have snarled Atlanta traffic According to Cobb County police, a tractor-trailer hauling 19 cows overturned on I-75 South before 5 a.m.  The truck...
Neighbor tries desperately to save lives of woman, boy killed in Douglas County fire
 A neighbor tried desperately to rescue two people from a burning Douglas County home. But the fire was too intense, and killed a woman and a 10-year-old boy. Willie Mason told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution someone was banging on his door late Monday, and he opened it to find a neighbor telling him there was a fire. Mason’s wife called...

Posted: 6 days ago

A neighbor tried desperately to rescue two people from a burning Douglas County home. But the fire was too intense, and killed a woman and a 10-year-old boy. Willie Mason told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution someone was banging on his door late Monday, and he opened it to find a neighbor telling him there was a fire. Mason’s wife called...
Fire forces evacuations at Midtown high-rise
 An early morning fire that investigators believe may have started on a balcony forced more than two dozen residents to evacuate a Midtown high-rise early Tuesday.  The fire at the Plaza Midtown, located at West Peachtree and 8th streets, was reported at 2:25 a.m., according to Atlanta fire Sgt. Cortez Stafford. The blaze was visible...

Posted: 6 days ago

An early morning fire that investigators believe may have started on a balcony forced more than two dozen residents to evacuate a Midtown high-rise early Tuesday.  The fire at the Plaza Midtown, located at West Peachtree and 8th streets, was reported at 2:25 a.m., according to Atlanta fire Sgt. Cortez Stafford. The blaze was visible...