Carl Willis, WSOCTV

Carl Willis

WSOCTV

Atlanta, GA, United States

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  • Dayton Daily News
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • WSOCTV
  • WSB Radio
  • News 96.5 (WDBO)
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • WSB-TV
  • WHIOTV
  • KIRO 7
  • WPXI
  • and more…

Past articles by Carl:

7-year-old boy struck, killed by car while trying to cross 4 lanes of traffic

A 7-year-old Georgia boy died after he was hit by a car in the middle of a busy North Decatur road in DeKalb County about 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said. → Read More

7-year-old boy struck, killed by car while trying to cross 4 lanes of traffic

A 7-year-old Georgia boy died after he was hit by a car in the middle of a busy North Decatur road in DeKalb County about 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said. → Read More

7-year-old boy struck, killed by car while trying to cross 4 lanes of traffic

A 7-year-old Georgia boy died after he was hit by a car in the middle of a busy North Decatur road in DeKalb County about 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said. → Read More

7-year-old boy struck, killed by car while trying to cross 4 lanes of

A 7-year-old Georgia boy died after he was hit by a car in the middle of a busy North Decatur road in DeKalb County about 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said. → Read More

7-year-old boy struck, killed by car while trying to cross 4 lanes of

A 7-year-old Georgia boy died after he was hit by a car in the middle of a busy North Decatur road in DeKalb County about 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said. → Read More

7-year-old boy struck, killed by car while trying to cross 4 lanes of

A 7-year-old Georgia boy died after he was hit by a car in the middle of a busy North Decatur road in DeKalb County about 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said. → Read More

7-year-old boy killed trying to cross four lanes of traffic

DeKalb County police said it appears the driver was coming over a hill and did not see the child. → Read More

7-year-old boy struck, killed by car while trying to cross 4 lanes of

A 7-year-old Georgia boy died after he was hit by a car in the middle of a busy North Decatur road in DeKalb County about 3 p.m. Tuesday, police said. → Read More

Residents show up at City Hall to oppose $50M tennis facility after pr

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - There were heated moments inside a Roswell City Council meeting on Monday night. Opponents to the plan created a petition that was signed by more than 200,000 residents. "Betrayal was a good word, initially," said resident Chris Rooker. That, along with shock and disbelief, describes how thousands of Roswell residents felt when they learned of the proposal. "We just… → Read More

Slider crime suspects back at it; woman becomes victim in just seconds

ATLANTA - "Sliding” is a method police said many crooks are using to steal from people while they’re pumping gas. Even those who have been warned and are well-aware of slider crimes told Channel 2 Action News they are still falling victim. Videos of thieves sneaking into the cars of unsuspecting gas station customers have been released. A woman said she skipped her usual routine, and that's when… → Read More

Police: Shooting victim ran into Chick-fil-A to ask for help

We're hearing from a witness about what he saw, for live reports on Channel 2 Action News This Morning. → Read More

Local neighborhoods deploying new technology to catch criminals

Local communities fed up with crime are paying for their own license plate readers to fight back. → Read More

Police searching for person who shot, killed 20-year-old outside bowli

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police are looking for the person who shot and killed a 20-year-old man outside a bowling alley Sunday night. Rahmier Gardner, who previously attended Kennesaw State University, was shot when he stepped outside a Brunswick Zone. Gardner was from Snellville. He attended Brookwood High School, where he played baseball and graduated in 2016. His murder is a crime that has… → Read More

Lawyer calls for bodycam video after officers throw man to ground

ATLANTA - Atlanta police are being questioned about a video that shows officers push a man to the ground after telling him to leave a store or he'd be arrested. Channel 2 Action News has learned Antoine Harris, 29, was told that he couldn't enter a food store on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard. His attorney told Channel 2's Carl Willis, Harris asked why was he threatened with arrest and then walked… → Read More

Police say man kidnapped mother and daughter from Kennesaw home

A man is in jail accused of kidnapping a woman and her child. → Read More

Judge credits divine intervention with helping find missing child floating in pool

Things were starting to look grim when Magistrate Judge Phil Bettis said he got a reverse 911 call. → Read More

Families say falling trees are putting their lives in danger

Families in one local neighborhood said trees continue to fall and they are putting people in danger. → Read More

Man charged with murder 6 months after child's death

PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. - The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, charged Charles Edward Smith with first-degree cruelty to children and felony murder in a case involving his child’s death on January 9. Smith wasn't arrested until six months after the child died. "How do you harm your own child?" neighbor Chris Estes asked. "It must have been a… → Read More

Video shows thieves stealing trucks with $120,000 worth of landscaping equipment inside

Surveillance video shows the thieves took their time: about 20 minutes. → Read More

Adult store workers attacked at gunpoint during robbery, deputies say

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. - Workers at a local adult store had to plead with violent robbers while being beaten and terrorized at gunpoint, deputies told Channel 2 Action News. Rockdale County investigators said the robbery and kidnapping happened inside Starship Store on Highway 138 in Conyers. "Armed robbery in itself is very violent, but these guys were aggressive and violent. It was pretty… → Read More