News Nearby: Father Delivers Baby at Shell Gas Station with Help of E911
Here are headlines from around the region for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
Father Delivers Baby at Shell Gas Station with Help of E911
Brynlee Josephine Favia was welcomed into the world on Friday morning, Feb. 1, at 6:05 a.m. and delivered in the parking lot of the Shell gas station on Post Road in Douglasville by her father, Brandon.
Brandon started the delivery with the assistance and direction over the phone with Douglas County E911 Operator Amanda Weathers while E911 Operators Becky Radford and Daisy Millsap dispatched the call. Read more on Douglasville Patch.
Causes of Death Determined in Johns Creek Murder-Suicide
The causes of death in the apparent murder-suicide that claimed the lives of a family of four in a Johns Creek apartment complex were hanging, injury by sharp objects and blunt force trauma, said Police Chief Ed Densmore on Tuesday.
The two children, Sartaj and Gurtej Grover, suffered injury by sharp objects; their mother, Damanjit Kaur Grover, suffered blunt force trauma, and the father, Shivinder Singh Grover, died by hanging. See Johns Creek Patch for more on this story.
Former Hotel on Fulton Industrial Burns to the Ground
Atlanta Fire Fighters responded early Tuesday morning to a call of an abandoned building on fire near the edge of Southwest Atlanta.
The abandoned building was once the InHome Suites located at 660 Interchange Drive SW, near the corner of Martin Luther King Dr. and Fulton Industrial Boulevard. Read more on Cascade Patch.
Unidentified Man Struck and Killed By Train in Peachtree Corners
A man was struck and killed by a Norfolk Southern freight train Monday afternoon. The accident occurred on the 6900 block of Buford Highway in the City of Peachtree Corners.
Cpl. Jake Smith, spokesman for the Gwinnett County Police Department said the train was traveling northeast at about 35 mph when the man was hit. Read more on Peachtree Corners Patch.
Alpharetta Police Need Help to Find Armed and Dangerous Suspect
Alpharetta detectives believe a murder suspect is hiding in the metro Atlanta area, but they've been unable to find him. So the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety has renewed its call and an offer of a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Shane Demetrice Woods.
Woods is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Zachary Rose, 22, of Canton, on Jan. 25. Rose was visiting a friend at the Stoneridge townhome subdivision in Alpharetta when someone knocked on the door. After the door was answered, Rose was shot in the lower abdomen. He was taken to North Fulton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more on Alpharetta Patch.