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2 men shot during volleyball game


GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Two people are recovering after being shot in Gwinnett County over the weekend.

Both victims were part of a group of about 30 people who gathered Sunday evening for a volleyball game at a house in the 4700 block of Winters Chapel Road. The victims and a third man were watching the backyard game from the home's driveway. At one point, someone fired several shots in their direction.

One victim, 53-year-old Juan Aguirre, was shot in the chest and leg. The second, 47-year-old Arnoldo Ortuno, was shot in the leg and ran away. He was later found on Spring Drive, about two blocks from the scene. Both men were taken to Gwinnett Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The third man was not hurt and was later interviewed by police.

Investigators said all witnesses and suspects ran from the home after the shooting. No one has been arrested.

NTSB releases preliminary report on I-285 plane crash


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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The National Transportation Safety Board has published its preliminary report about the May 8 plane crash that killed four people.

911 calls describe I-285 plane crash


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DORAVILLE, Ga. -- 911 calls made by witnesses to the deadly plane crash on Interstate 285 capture the shock and emotion in moments after.

The Doraville Police Department released audio recordings Sunday. In them you hear two women who called 911 in the minutes after that tragic plane crash.

Memorial service planned for I-285 plane crash victims


ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- A memorial service for the father and two sons killed in a plane crash on Interstate 285 will be held Monday in Asheville, N.C.

Greg Byrd and two of his sons -- Phillip and Christopher - along with Christopher's fiancée Jackie Kulzer -- were all headed to Oxford, Miss. to attend the graduation of the youngest son Robert - from Ole Miss when their plane crashed Friday morning.

3 things to know before filing a tax extension

3 things to know before filing a tax extension

By Chris Smith

With this year’s tax deadline rapidly approaching, you may find that filing an extension is a good option for you. But before you plan to do that, here are three things you’ll want to keep in mind.

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Taxes are due April 15. The extension only gives you additional time to file your return; it is not an extension of time to pay the tax that may be due. The assessed tax, even if you have not yet determined how much it is, is due by the April 15 deadline.

Another weekend of minimal road construction

Another weekend of minimal road construction

(WXIA) -- You'll see less construction than usual on Atlanta's interstates and highways this weekend -- and you have the Braves to thank for it.

Due to Friday's home opener at Turner Field, as well as spring break, the Georgia Department of Transportation has suspended its typical weekend roadwork.

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No lane closures will take place on the surface streets around Turner Field. However, emergency-related closures are always a possibility.

DeKalb solicitor-general to honor crime victims

DeKalb solicitor-general to honor crime victims

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- DeKalb County Solicitor-General Sherry Boston will honor and remember local crime victims during Crime Victims' Rights Week.

Boston will hold a public event on Tuesday, Apr. 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Gazebo on the Square in Decatur. Two crime victims -- Charmagne Helton and Nichole Villafane -- will also be in attendance and will share their stories of survival.

For seven weeks, Helton and her two young children lived in a shelter after escaping their abusive husband and father.

"Being a victim of violence is a horrible thing, but it isn't the end of the story," Helton said. "With the right support, victims can become victors."

Villafane's 21-year-old son, Xavier "X" Arnold, was fatally shot during an attempted robbery. X, who attended the Savannah College of Art and Design, was taking photographs of graffiti on Kirkwood warehouses when he was killed. The suspect was only 14 years old.