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Tyisha Fernandes


Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Tyisha:

Mom says her child got sick after taking expired medicine sold at Family Dollar

On Channel 2 Action News This Morning: What happened when the mother went back to the store and spoke with the manager. → Read More

Teen recovering from severe burns all over his body after school lab a

The 15-year-old student who was severely burned in a school lab experiment is still recovering days after the accident. Malachi McFadden suffered third-degree burns all over his body after a chemistry experiment blew up in his face at Redan High School. Channel 2's Tyisha Fernandes spoke with the family's attorney about McFadden's recovery. "He's still in intensive care. It's a really, really,… → Read More

Schedule mistake puts teen face-to-face with girl who assaulted her, mother says

Channel 2's Tyisha Fernandes obtained cellphone video of that fight from last year that shows a girl punching and kicking the teenage student. → Read More

Schedule mistake puts teen face-to-face with girl who assaulted her, m

PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. - A teenage girl says she’s afraid to go to school after administrators made a mistake and put her in the same class with a girl who assaulted her last school year. Channel 2's Tyisha Fernandes obtained cellphone video of the school assault last year that shows a girl punching and kicking the teenage student. That girl was suspended and arrested following the fight. When the… → Read More

Woman found dead at bottom of Stone Mountain; family wants answers

Nikolletta Kallenteris, better known as “Nikki,” was visiting Stone Mountain from Florida in June. → Read More

Delivery driver stabbed, his car stolen in Midtown Atlanta

Police are searching for a man who stabbed a delivery driver, then stole his car. The delivery driver was not going to let him get away. Around 1 a.m., an attempted carjacking in Midtown turned into someone stabbing a delivery driver. The driver had just made a delivery and was still parked on the corner of Spring and 8th Streets. He heard someone pull on his door handle, and police say, that… → Read More

ATF, FBI and South Fulton police raid businesses in strip mall

It's an investigation that has been going on for months and police hit both places at the same time on Wednesday. → Read More

$10K reward offered to help police find killer of man found on the sid

ATLANTA - A mother is pleading for help after her son's body was found on the side of I-20. "He was not only my only child, but also my best friend," said the victim's mother Enriquetta Lopez-Lira. Police are offering a $10,000 reward for any information that helps find the killer. Someone murdered her son, Rodrigo Castillo, on the night of August 3 last year. Police found Rodrigo's car stopped… → Read More

SWEET: Parents reunite with firefighters who saved their baby's life

ATLANTA - Atlanta firefighters who saved a 6-month-old got a chance to reunite with the baby Friday. Channel 2’s Tyisha Fernandes was there for the emotional moment the firefighters held the little boy who is alive today thanks to them. On July 1, baby Phoenix suddenly stopped breathing. His parents quickly called 911. “It’s not something you can predict. It was just a scary situation,” father… → Read More

Longtime metro Atlanta Boys & Girls Club closing today due to lack of funding

We're talking to heartbroken community members about how they will fill the gaps after the Boys & Girls Club closes, for Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m. → Read More

Henry County shuts down all government systems over potential cyber attack

We're talking to officials about how the shutdown is affecting county business and when the system might be back up and running, at Channel 2 Action News at 4 p.m. → Read More

DEVON GALES NEW HOME: EXCLUSIVE: Devon Gales moves into new, specialty-built home

Our camera crews exclusively captured Gales' reaction to the specially-designed wheelchair-friendly home, for Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m. → Read More

Teens charged in deputy's murder to face judge today

LIVE ON CHANNEL 2 AT NOON: We're at the courthouse as family and friends of the deputy and the suspects are expected to attend. → Read More

Car thieves targeting valet workers is growing problem in Atlanta, police say

We're breaking down what happened when the keys got in the thieves' possession and speaking with police about the growing problem, on Channel 2 Action News at 5 p.m. → Read More

Fired officer indicted in case involving former NFL player's arrest

We’re getting reaction from Marrow about the fired officer’s indictment and release, in a LIVE report on Channel 2 Action News at Noon. → Read More

Murder victim's daughter lunges at accused killer, removed from courtroom

TODAY AT 5: We’ll show the intense moments when the daughter lunged at Merriweather and tell you what she had to say after the hearing. → Read More

VIDEO: Heated fight leads to stabbing between food court workers inside mall

The video shows Brandon Merriday running behind the counter and punching his co-worker several times, yelling, "I'm gonna kill you." → Read More

Teen without license involved in crash that killed another driver, police say

Channel 2's Tyisha Fernandes learned the 16-year-old didn't have a license and took her mom's car without her permission. → Read More

Shop owners fed up with sewage pouring into businesses

The city has also posted signs in the area showing the sewage has leaked into a nearby creek. → Read More

SWAT situation underway in DeKalb County

We have a reporter and photographer on the way to the scene for updates on Channel 2 Action News. → Read More