An Atlanta teen used a rope to climb 15 feet down a storm drain to rescue a 3-year-old boy who had fallen in. Duntrey Murray, 14, had been playing basketball nearby with pal Ransom McCain in northwest Atlanta when neighbors heard the cries of Jaylin Willis, reports area news outlet WSB-TV. Jaylin had plummeted down the uncovered sewer […]

A Georgia SWAT team acting on a search warrant threw a grenade into a Habersham County home in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, critically burning 19-month-old Bounkham Phonesavanh, reports WSBTV. The toddler’s mother, Alecia Phonesavanh, said that the grenade landed in her son’s crib on his pillow and exploded in his face. Read more […]

Janese Carthon Case Type: Endangered Date of Birth: January 1, 2000 Missing Date: April 12, 2014 Age Now: 14 Missing City: Atlanta Missing State: Georgia Gender: Female Race: Black Complexion: Medium Height: 4-11 Weight: 127 Hair Color: Black Hair Length: Medium Eye Color: Brown Wear Glasses or Contacts: No Location Last Seen: Around 8 a.m. […]

In 2009, Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks created Black Girls RUN! in an effort to tackle the growing obesity epidemic in the black community and provide encouragement and resources to both new and veteran runners. The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to encourage African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority. Carey […]

A woman who was exposed to HIV by an Atlanta minister joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Wednesday to talk about the man’s recent sentencing to 10 years in prison. Also See: Pastor Craig Davis Sentenced To 10 Years For Knowingly Exposing Women In Congregation To HIV Ronita McAfee says she met minister Craig Davis […]

For Black History Month, NewsOne honors GAME CHANGERS: Everyday heroes whose actions make life better for the people around them. SEE ALL OUR GAME CHANGERS HERE. Rony Delgarde Place of Residence: Atlanta Why He’s a Game Changer: Delgarde launched Global Paint for Charity, an organization that recycles unwanted paint and sends it to underdeveloped countries […]

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have heard about how difficult it has been for folks down in Atlanta over the last few days. Thousand of drivers in the Atlanta metropolitan area were left stranded in their cars for hours on highways. Many have blamed Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed for the weather issues, […]

Atlanta is in the midst of what is being referred to as one of the worst traffic jams in history. Beginning on Tuesday, the traffic jam is reportedly still going on 16 hours later, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. SEE ALSO: Nigerian Woman Disowns Cat For Alleged Homosexuality The traffic nightmare started after it snowed and […]

The trial for Pastor Craig Lamar Davis (pictured), who was arrested back in 2012 and charged with reckless conduct for allegedly knowing he had HIV and spreading it to several of his congregants, continues in Clayton County, Ga. On Thursday, Davis was placed on the stand to testify in front of jurors, according to CBS Atlanta. SEE […]

Samuel and Kandea Aarons (pictured above), an interracial couple out for a nice dinner at an East Point-area Georgia eatery claim they were blatantly discriminated against, when a parking valet allegedly wrote, “Jungle Fever,” on their claim ticket, according to My Fox Atlanta. SEE ALSO: Sammy Younge Killed For Using Whites-Only Bathroom On This Day […]

A winning ticket for a $636-million Mega Millions lottery was purchased in San Jose Tuesday, though the winner is yet to come forward, according to NBC Bay Area. SEE ALSO: 2 Killed In Small Plane Crash In Atlanta The mystery customer bought the ticket at Jenny’s Gift Shop on Tully Road. Owner Thuy Nguyen received […]

The family of 8-year-old Aolani Dunbar (pictured) is reportedly hurt that their community has not reached out to them after their child’s classmates allegedly bullied, then yanked off part of her sewn-in hair weave — and a piece of her scalp along with it — according to MyFox Atlanta. SEE ALSO: Detroit Limo Company Sends Racist Text To Black […]