Olivia Ali, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Olivia Ali

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sacramento, CA, United States

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Past articles by Olivia:

Boat crash kills 4 members of Leffler family, one other Savannah resident: What we know

What happened in the Wilmington River boat wreck near Savannah? According to a Georgia Department of Natural Resources spokesperson, two boats traveling in opposite directions collided on Saturday morning near the Oatland Island Wildlife Center docks where Richardson Creek meets the Wilmington River. The boats carried nine people in total. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Georgia Historical Society inducts 2022 Georgia Trustees at annual gala

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp will be inducting the 2022 Georgia Trustees at the annual Georgia Trustees Gala. → Read More

President Biden to pardon 1, commute sentences of 7 people from Georgia

President Joe Biden has used his clemency power to issue one pardon and seven sentence commutations to Georgia residents. → Read More

Tornado damage tracker: 2 people killed after tornado touches down near Alford in Florida

How bad is the damage in Washington County, Florida? Our map and damage tracker looks at the tornado intensity. → Read More

Here's where Nevada wildfires are burning in the state

Northern Nevada fire officials think 2021 could be the worst fire season to date. Here's where fires are burning in Nevada right now: → Read More

Here's where California wildfires are burning in the state

Where's that smoke coming from? Here's where California wildfires are burning in the state. → Read More

Mom from California arrested in Denver in son's Vegas death

A mother from San Jose, California, was arrested Tuesday in Colorado less than 12 hours after she was identified by Las Vegas police as the suspect in the death of her 7-year-old son, whose body was found by hikers in Nevada more than 10 days ago. → Read More

Nevada lawmakers wrap legislative session just in time on mining tax, gun and voting bills

Nevada lawmakers ran down the clock on the 2021 legislative session on Monday, passing dozens of high-profile bills moments before the clock struck midnight. → Read More

Nevada casino winnings top $1B in April as tourists return

Nevada casino winnings have topped $1 billion for the second month in a row as tourists return to casinos and resorts. → Read More

Scuba divers begin 6-month effort to rid Lake Tahoe of trash

A team of scuba divers on Friday completed the first dive of a massive, six-month effort to rid the popular Lake Tahoe of fishing rods, tires, aluminum cans, beer bottles and other trash accumulating underwater. → Read More

Students at 39 WCSD schools will get free breakfast, lunch regardless of income

A federal program will provide free meals to schools in high-poverty areas regardless of students' family income. → Read More

Here are the intersections with the most crashes in Reno-Sparks. Do big renovations help?

The Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard intersection wrapped a → Read More

Apple Hill can be a traffic nightmare each fall — there's now a plan to make it better

To ease the busiest time of the year, the Apple Hill Growers Association announced changes to the traffic flows outside the tourist attraction. → Read More

Hazmat unit called to Court Street in downtown Reno; no hazardous materials found

Reno Fire Department called to incident with unknown white material. RFD says no dangerous substance found and roads will reopen soon. → Read More

Petersen Fire northwest of Reno Stead Airport hits 60 acres

The Petersen Fire burned 60 acres northwest of the Reno Stead Airport by Monday morning. The fire started late Sunday night. → Read More

I-80 closed near Colfax due to semi truck and vegetation fire

I-80 is closed in both directions west of Colfax due to a truck and vegetation fire. → Read More

$5 in Lyft discounts available during Hot August Nights to increase safety

Going to Hot August Nights this year? The Northern Nevada Coalition for Zero Fatalities is offering ride discounts for guests. Here's how to use it. → Read More

Washoe County Sheriff arrest Cold Springs man for allegedly dumping three vehicles

Michael Thomas Davis was arrested on Tuesday, July 30 for allegedly dumping three vehicles. → Read More

Washoe County Courthouse evacuated due to report of 'suspicious activity'

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office said there was a report of suspicious activity, and that the buildings were evacuated out of extreme precaution. → Read More

Reed High School left with water damage after last week's storm

Edward C. Reed was left with damage to 22 classrooms after Thursday's storm. → Read More