Jeff Martin, The Associated Press

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The Associated Press

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Past articles by Jeff:

Ida curfew lifted in New Orleans as 250K students still unable to return to school

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Orleans lifted a nightly curfew Wednesday as the city moved closer to regaining full power 10 days after Hurricane Ida, but hundreds of thousands of people outside the city were still without lights and water and more than a quarter of a million children were unable to return to schools. The city was left completely in the dark when Hurricane Ida slammed into the… → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

Officials in New Orleans say they are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. → Read More

New Orleans: Seniors left in dark, hot facilities after Ida

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Officials in New Orleans are thoroughly inspecting senior living apartments in the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida after finding people living in buildings without working generators, trapping residents in wheelchairs in dark, sweltering upper floors. Five people died in the private buildings Sunday and hundreds have already been evacuated, New Orleans Mayor LaToya… → Read More

Prosecutors: Georgia kids recruited to collect donations for fake charity, with funds going to street gang

Prosecutors in Georgia have charged 14 people with recruiting poor children from Atlanta to sell candy and food door-to-door for a fake charity -- offering prizes and trips for the kids. But investigators said it was all a scheme to funnel money to a notorious U.S. street gang. → Read More

Atlanta mayor: ‘Monster’ who killed parkgoer must be caught

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The “monster” who stabbed a woman to death and also killed her dog as they walked through a popular Atlanta park must be taken off the streets, but rumors are not helping police to solve the case, the city’s mayor said Tuesday. In a slaying that has stoked intense interest and […] → Read More

False reports of serial killer in Atlanta area

After two women were found dead in Atlanta-area parks last week, false reports spread on social media suggesting a serial killer was on the loose. Law enforcement say the killings are not related and there’s no reason to believe they are the work of one person. → Read More

FACT CHECK: False reports of serial killer in Atlanta area

ATLANTA (AP) — After two women were found dead in Atlanta-area parks last week, false reports spread on social media suggesting a serial killer was on the loose. Law enforcement say the killings are not related and there's no reason to believe they are the work of one person. Here's a closer look at the facts. CLAIM: A serial killer is loose in Atlanta and police officials are not sharing the… → Read More

Pilot recalls sudden, chaotic shipwreck off Georgia coast

The pilot of the Golden Ray recalls shouting orders in darkness and being pelted with debris as the massive cargo ship tipped on its side off the Georgia coast in 2019. Accounts of the wreck that left the ship overturned in the Atlantic Ocean are contained in interviews of crew members included among more than 1,700 pages of documents made public Thursday by the National Transportation Safety… → Read More

3 decades later, Georgia man is charged with killing boy, 8

A convicted sex offender has been arrested more than 30 years after an 8-year-old boy was found dead in the woods of an Atlanta suburb. → Read More

Atlanta mayor: 2 officers ambushed, 1 wounded; suspect dead

ATLANTA (AP) — Two police officers responding to reports of gunfire in one of Atlanta's most famous neighborhoods were ambushed Wednesday, leaving one of them shot and wounded and a suspect dead, authorities said. When the officers went into an apartment building in the city's Midtown area to investigate, “they were immediately approached with gunfire" when the elevator door opened, Deputy… → Read More

Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina coast as depression forms

The National Hurricane Center said Monday that the tropical depression is about 145 miles east-southeast of Beaufort, South Carolina. → Read More