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Suspects sought after man killed in Midtown home invasion

Suspects sought after man killed in Midtown home invasion

ATLANTA – Police are searching for two suspects after one person was killed in a home invasion in Midtown Atlanta late Friday.

Police were called to the Prato apartments on Renaissance Way in Midtown around 11 p.m.

Once inside, they found a man shot several times. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died. He was identified as 39-year-old Kagan Williams.

Investigators said there were other people inside the home at the time.

What are Georgia's safest and most dangerous cities?

What are Georgia's safest and most dangerous cities?

(ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE) -- Safety is a top concern for people planning to relocate to a new city. Luckily, the national research firm ValuePenguin crunched the numbers in an attempt to determine which areas of Georgia are the safest and most dangerous.

The top 10 safest cities in Georgia:

1. Holly Springs
2. Johns Creek
3. Milton
4. Flowery Branch
5. Tyrone
6. Grovetown
7. Peachtree City
8. Folkston
9. Jefferson
10. Hampton

The top 10 most dangerous cities in Georgia:

1. College Park
2. East Point
3. Atlanta
4. Americus
5. Garden City
6. Union City
7. Albany
8. Brunswick
9. Hapeville
10. Eastman

Woman stabbed at Atlanta hotel

Woman stabbed at Atlanta hotel

ATLANTA -- A 46-year-old woman is in stable condition after being stabbed at an Atlanta extended stay hotel.

It happened at around 4 a.m. Thursday at Intown Suites in the 1900 block of Piedmont Circle.

The victim told police she was returning to her room when a man came up behind her and forced his way into the apartment. He then attacked the victim while demanding money.

According to Atlanta Police, the victim fought back, scratching the suspect's face. She told investigators she grabbed the suspect's knife and may have stabbed him.

The suspect stole the victim's laptop, tablet and cell phone before running away. He has not been identified or caught.

The victim suffered hand and neck injuries, and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.

Suspect charged in Georgia Tech robberies

Suspect charged in Georgia Tech robberies

ATLANTA -- Georgia Tech Police have arrested the man accused of robbing a student inside the school's business college.

Quevos Talley was taken into custody Monday. Investigators believe he is the armed man who took a student's backpack in the atrium of the Scheller College of Business on Jan. 5.

Police said Talley is also accused of stealing two laptops from the business college in December.

Talley has been charged with two counts of burglary and one count each of armed robbery, false imprisonment, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Atlanta Police, MARTA Police, the FBI and Crime Stoppers helped Georgia Tech Police track down and arrest Talley.

"This was a great example of collaboration with multiple agencies to affect an arrest," Georgia Tech Police Chief Rob Connolly said in a statement.

Man stabbed in the face in Midtown

Man stabbed in the face in Midtown

ATLANTA -- One person was arrested and another was hospitalized after a fight in Midtown Atlanta Tuesday morning.

It began at around 12:30 a.m., when two men got into an argument at the corner of Peachtree and 12th streets.

At one point, one of the men stabbed the other man in the face, according to Atlanta Police.

The victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. His identity and condition were not immediately known.

The suspect was taken into custody. Police continue to interview witnesses and investigate the incident.

Bobbi Kristina's family fight detailed in 911 calls

Bobbi Kristina's family fight detailed in 911 calls

ATLANTA -- Just-released 911 tapes detail a fight at the W Midtown Hotel between Bobbi Kristina's family while she remains in a coma.

The 911 call came in around 12:30 a.m. Friday at the W Midtown Atlanta Hotel.

According to a report released by the Atlanta Police Department, the family members were attending a birthday party for Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina's pop star father. One attendee, Shayne Brown, got into a fight with his mother, Tina Brown, over a valet parking ticket. Tina Brown is Bobby Brown's sister.

A hotel manager witnessed Tina Brown spit in Shayne Brown's face and hit him over the head with a glass bottle. Tina Brown then left the hotel bar, where the assault took place.

Atlanta Police Department joins 'The First 48'

Atlanta Police Department joins 'The First 48'

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Police Department Homicide Unit will be featured on the new season of A&E documentary series "The First 48."

The television program follows detectives as they search for clues and interview witnesses in the first two days of a murder investigation. It has profiled police departments across the country, including DeKalb County.

"The First 48" crews filmed Atlanta's Homicide Unit members as they investigated and solved homicides throughout the city.

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