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Veronica Waters

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Atlanta, GA, United States

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Past articles by Veronica:

Did you get your free gift card for fixing your dangerous airbag?

Chrysler, Jeep and Ram dealerships are paying customers to get their airbags fixed. → Read More

Prosecutors want more parental control on TikTok, Snapchat

A bipartisan group of attorneys general says TikTok and Snapchat should give parents more control. → Read More

LIVE UPDATES: Ahmaud Arbery shooting case

On February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery was in the Satilla Shores neighborhood near Brunswick, Georgia when Gregory and Travis McMichael pulled their truck up to a jogging Arbery. The men confronted him about recent trespassing and burglary incidents in the neighborhood, and shot and killed him in the street. → Read More

Roswell Police crackdown on pipeline smuggling drugs to Georgia prisons

A man using mail to smuggle drugs into Georgia’s prisons now faces multiple charges. Roswell Police uncovered the unique pot-to-prison pipeline, thanks to their proactive policing. → Read More

Local father fighting to bring undocumented wife back to U.S. through new legislation

Though immigration reform may be left out of this week’s reconciliation bill in Congress, a Roswell husband and father is fighting for a proposal that would reunite separated families—like his. → Read More

Metro Atlanta pilot’s iPhone survives fall from the clouds

Talk about a drop test! A metro Atlanta pilot’s iPhone recently survived a fall from the clouds. → Read More

Two teens hit with multiple charges after participating in viral TikTok challenge

From the same generation which embraced the idea to eat Tide pods comes a new viral challenge sweeping the nation--and now it’s led to arrests in one metro Atlanta school. → Read More

‘We’re all in danger:’ Fulton Commission OKs DA plea for new hires

The Fulton County Commission has voted to approve millions of dollars for the district attorney’s office to handle a “massive” backlog of felony cases on a constantly-ticking deadline. → Read More

Justice Department to launch sweeping probe on Georgia prisons

Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke announced Tuesday that the Justice Department will launch an investigation on Georgia prisons due to the rising amount of deaths of prison inmates. → Read More

A mother is pleading for help with ending her nightmare of not knowing who murdered her son

One year after her son Michael Heard was shot to death in his Kings Glen Apartment bedroom, Marvaleen James still has crying jags out of the blue as she was their frequent chats. → Read More

GHCA president has ‘one concern’ on new vaccination mandate for GA’s nursing homes

With President Biden’s administration set to tie nursing home, Medicare and Medicaid funding to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for their staff, the president of a statewide trade group tells WSB Radio that he ultimately has just one concern on the new mandate. → Read More

Questions swarm International Rescue Committee as terror grips Afghanistan

As the Taliban force continues to take control of Afghanistan, more questions are swarming for the IRC from families who have loved ones stuck in the capital of Kabul. → Read More

Georgia Gold Star widower and veteran is grateful for support through sudden tragedy

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, or TAPS, established in 1994, has assisted military families with providing support and compassion to those grieving the death of someone whose life included military service. → Read More

‘Metro Bucks’: Atlanta rapper detained for making it rain at his high school graduation

Eighteen-year-old rapper Metro Marrs had a secret at his Langston Hughes High graduation: "I had to go big. I had to go big or go home!" → Read More

Local expert weighs in on how to climb out of 'Zoom gloom'

Work. Workouts. Happy hours. Birthday parties. In the coronavirus pandemic, videoconferencing was initially a boon--and then kind of a bomb. "At first, people were so thankful to have this tool to use, 'So I can be productive and work, and stay connected to family, and stay connected to friends,'" says Laura Morse, a licensed professional counselor in Atlanta. "And then, after a while, it… → Read More

Atlanta entrepreneur sees sales skyrocket amid coronavirus pandemic

It's not all doom and gloom on the small business front in the coronavirus pandemic. An Atlanta entrepreneur has seen average daily sales skyrocket more than 700% for her plant-based hair product company, Moisture Love, which specializes in care for curly hair. Jeannell Darden's good business fortune came as a result of timing, faith, and a firm business push. In the early weeks of the virus'… → Read More

Hilarious holiday photos: Why parents want their kids on the Naughty L

'Tis the season to be bawly. At photographer Jeff Roffman's Atlanta studio, tots' temper tantrums don't elicit lectures; they elicit laughs. Asher Powell, 1, sat stoically on Santa Clause's lap for the first part of his photo session. But as his face began to crumple, and he began to pout and cry, the adults gathered around watching smiled and chorused happily, "There we go!" Roffman's camera… → Read More

Thieves profit off of Cyber Monday with Porch Pirate Tuesday

"Let's not turn Cyber Monday into Porch Pirate Tuesday." That's the advice from Marietta Police spokesman Chuck McPhilamy, as the first weekday shopping day after Black Friday was expected to ring up more than $9 billion in online sales, according to Adobe Analytics. McPhilamy is urging buyers to send incoming packages to places other than their homes, if no one will be available to immediately… → Read More

Deployed at Thanksgiving: 'A different type of family'

For many of us, Thanksgiving is a time to gather 'round the table with family. A soldier from Atlanta is one of the many military members who has to celebrate far from home and family this year. "You have a different type of a family here," says Army Specialist Zachary Taylor. Taylor, an aircraft powerplant repairer with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, spends his duty hours rebuilding engines… → Read More

Porch Pirate Could Have Countless Victims

Technology helped track a prolific thief in Sandy Springs. Police believe Matthew Robert Brown, 34, may have unknown numbers of identity theft victims nationwide. On July 9, a Ring doorbell camera recorded video of a porch pirate tiptoeing away with someone's package from a neighborhood near Peachtree Dunwoody Road. Another resident's package was stolen from a house a little over a mile away.… → Read More