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

Downtown streets reopen after fire at parking deck
 Some streets in downtown Atlanta were blocked to traffic for a few hours Tuesday morning while authorities investigated a car fire in a parking deck. Wall Street between Peachtree Street and Pryor Street and Decatur Street between Park Place and Peachtree Street were closed from about 8:30 a.m. to just before 10 a.m. The roads were closed...

Posted: 3 days ago

Some streets in downtown Atlanta were blocked to traffic for a few hours Tuesday morning while authorities investigated a car fire in a parking deck. Wall Street between Peachtree Street and Pryor Street and Decatur Street between Park Place and Peachtree Street were closed from about 8:30 a.m. to just before 10 a.m. The roads were closed...
6 rabbits, several other pets rescued from Decatur house fire
 Six rabbits were rescued from a house in Decatur on Monday morning after a fire broke out in an upstairs bedroom, officials said. The fire in the 2700 block of Williamsburg Way in DeKalb County displaced two adults and two children, DeKalb County Fire Battalion Chief Daniel Long said. No injuries were reported. Firefighters brought the rabbits...

Posted: 4 days ago

Six rabbits were rescued from a house in Decatur on Monday morning after a fire broke out in an upstairs bedroom, officials said. The fire in the 2700 block of Williamsburg Way in DeKalb County displaced two adults and two children, DeKalb County Fire Battalion Chief Daniel Long said. No injuries were reported. Firefighters brought the rabbits...
AJC Photos of the week: Sept. 7-14, 2018
September 11, 2018 Stone Mountain: Reaching the summit. The City of Fayetteville Fire Department sponsored their 4th annual, September 11th ascent of Stone Mountain along and several other firefighters from various departments in the Atlanta metro to honor the fallen on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The firefighters challenged themselves to a one-mile...

Posted: 6 days ago

September 11, 2018 Stone Mountain: Reaching the summit. The City of Fayetteville Fire Department sponsored their 4th annual, September 11th ascent of Stone Mountain along and several other firefighters from various departments in the Atlanta metro to honor the fallen on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The firefighters challenged themselves to a one-mile...
PHOTOS: Georgia firefighters remember Sept. 11
September 11, 2018 Stone Mountain: Firefighters pray before the City of Fayetteville Fire Department sponsored their 4th annual, September 11th ascent of Stone Mountain along and several other firefighters from various departments in the Atlanta metro to honor the fallen on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The firefighters challenged themselves to...

Posted: 8 days ago

September 11, 2018 Stone Mountain: Firefighters pray before the City of Fayetteville Fire Department sponsored their 4th annual, September 11th ascent of Stone Mountain along and several other firefighters from various departments in the Atlanta metro to honor the fallen on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The firefighters challenged themselves to...
Georgia firefighters remember Sept. 11
September 11, 2018 Stone Mountain: The City of Fayetteville Fire Department sponsored their 4th annual, September 11th ascent of Stone Mountain along and several other firefighters from various departments in the Atlanta metro to honor the fallen on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The firefighters challenged themselves to a one-mile climb equivalent...

Posted: 8 days ago

September 11, 2018 Stone Mountain: The City of Fayetteville Fire Department sponsored their 4th annual, September 11th ascent of Stone Mountain along and several other firefighters from various departments in the Atlanta metro to honor the fallen on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The firefighters challenged themselves to a one-mile climb equivalent...
PHOTOS Hurricane Florence draws near to East Coast
September 13, 2018 Cobb County: Alabama Power staged their vehicles and resources at Cumberland Mall in Cobb County Thursday Sept. 13, 2018 as they waited for Hurricane Florence to make landfall in the Carolinas before mobilizing to target areas. People along the East Coast are bracing for catastrophic flash flooding and a life-threatening...

Posted: 8 days ago

September 13, 2018 Cobb County: Alabama Power staged their vehicles and resources at Cumberland Mall in Cobb County Thursday Sept. 13, 2018 as they waited for Hurricane Florence to make landfall in the Carolinas before mobilizing to target areas. People along the East Coast are bracing for catastrophic flash flooding and a life-threatening...
GBI: Deputies shoot, kill man pointing gun during SWAT standoff
 A man was killed early Thursday after he pointed a gun at four deputies, leading them to open fire on him during a SWAT standoff at a Forsyth County home, a GBI spokeswoman said.  Garrett Finley Mitchell, 31, of Cumming, had been involved in a dispute with his neighbor before the deadly shooting, GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said in an...

Posted: 8 days ago

A man was killed early Thursday after he pointed a gun at four deputies, leading them to open fire on him during a SWAT standoff at a Forsyth County home, a GBI spokeswoman said.  Garrett Finley Mitchell, 31, of Cumming, had been involved in a dispute with his neighbor before the deadly shooting, GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said in an...