Ashley Thompson, CBS46

Ashley Thompson

CBS46

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Recent:
  • CBS46
Past:
  • FOX Carolina News
  • WALB News 10
  • WTOC11
  • WFXG FOX 54
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • WTVM News Leader 9
  • WFSB Channel 3

Recent articles by Ashley:

Bus tour highlights black history and achievements across the metro

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Trap Tours of Atlanta has created a special edition Juneteenth tour celebrating black history and achievement. → Read More

Local company making thermal scanners to combat COVID-19

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (CBS46) -- A Peachtree Corners electronic, security and tech company is helping in the fight against Covid-19. → Read More

Healthcare workers eager for unemployment benefits

CHEROKEE County, Ga. (CBS46) -- Some Northside Hospital Cherokee employees told CBS46 that they’ve been waiting for unemployment benefits for weeks. → Read More

Georgia National Guard helping fight COVID-19

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Five Georgia National Guard soldiers are now at the Pruitt Palmyra nursing home in Albany. While there is currently no coronavirus outbreak at the facility, service → Read More

Coronavirus panic and uncertainty fuels gun sales

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- At the world’s largest gun store, it’s all hands on deck. → Read More

"An arrest will be made," Atlanta police chief responds to mall shootings

ATLANTA, GA (WGCL ) -- There have been four shootings in four months at Lenox Square. The latest one happened on Monday around 6:30 p.m. where a man was fatally shot in the head after an argument over a parking spot. Although Atlanta police officers respond to incidents at Lenox Square, the mall is private property with its own security. After each shooting CBS46 has reached out to Simon… → Read More

"An arrest will be made," Atlanta police chief responds to mall shootings

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- There have been four shootings in four months at Lenox Square. → Read More

"An arrest will be made," Atlanta police chief responds to mall shootings

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- There have been four shootings in four months at Lenox Square. → Read More

The Honey Pot founder responds to backlash, racist accusations

ATLANTA (CBS46) - The Honey Pot is a black-owned company that was founded in 2012. It’s based in Atlanta. → Read More

Trio of thieves hit nursing home

CARROLLTON, Ga. (CBS46) - Three women were caught on camera stealing from the Carrollton Nursing and Rehabilitation center. → Read More

"God's got this," says aunt of Anitra Gunn's boyfriend amid ongoing murder investigation

FORT VALLEY, Ga. (CBS46) -- Family and friends of Anitra Gunn are now mourning the death of the Fort Valley State University student just four days after she was reported → Read More

Boyfriend of murdered college student arrested days after her disappearance

PEACH COUNTY, GA (WGCL) -- A desperate search to find 23-year-old Anitra Gunn came to an end on Tuesday when Peach County law enforcement located the college student's body. “We’ve been looking everywhere, like we’ve been near the park really just looking everywhere,” said one man. Police said Gunn was last seen around 11:30 a.m. on Valentine’s Day on Chestnut Hills Road. The following day her… → Read More

Missing college student found dead, Peach Co. Sheriff says

PEACH County, Ga. (CBS46) -- A desperate search to find 23-year-old Anitra Gunn came to an end on Tuesday when Peach County law enforcement located the college student's body. → Read More

Boyfriend of murdered college student arrested days after her disappearance

PEACH COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- A desperate search to find 23-year-old Anitra Gunn came to an end on Tuesday when Peach County law enforcement located the college student's body. → Read More

Opening statements heard in trial against Gwinnett County judge

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Kathryn Schrader is used to being on the bench, but on Monday she was a defendant in the courthouse she’s → Read More

Closing arguments expected in trial against Gwinnett County judge

Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Kathryn Schrader is used to being on the bench but for the past week, she's been a defendant in the courthouse she’s presided in since → Read More

Police search for men disguising themselves as women to steal from gyms

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- Gwinnett County police are looking for two men dressing as females to steal from metro Atlanta fitness centers. → Read More

Emotional video shows mother of GT football recruit explaining why son took his own life

A video posted to YouTube shows the mother of Georgia Tech football recruit Bryce Gowdy, who authorities say committed suicide by jumping in front of a train, emotionally explaining what → Read More

Athens bar owner charged with raping woman

ATHENS, Ga. (CBS46) -- Athens-Clarke County police said a 21-year-old woman was raped inside a bar in downtown Athens on Sunday. Officers said the alleged sexual assault happened between midnight → Read More

Gwinnett County to widen Sugarloaf Parkway

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- Dale Burley does her shopping on Sugarloaf Parkway when she can beat the congestion. → Read More