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DA to seek death penalty in detective shooting

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Fulton County's district attorney is seeking the death penalty against the man accused of killing a detective.

Terence Green was shot and killed in March after authorities were called to the home of Amanuel Menghesha.

Menghesha opened fire killing the 22-year-veteran of the department.

A trial date has not yet been set.

TomorrowWorld hiring for 2015 festival

FAIRBURN, Ga. -- TomorrowWorld will return to south Fulton County in September, and organizers need an outstanding staff to make sure everything runs smoothly.

The electronic music festival will hold a hiring fair next week. It is looking for employees in several areas, including administration, campgrounds, entrancing, guest experience, ticketing and more.

The job fair will be Friday, Aug. 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both hiring events will be held at the Cedar Grove Community Center, which is located at 9285 Cedar Grove Road in south Fulton County.

Attendees must be at least 21 years old and are asked to bring two valid forms of identification.

Man indicted for killing Fulton County detective

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A man accused of shooting and killing a police detective has been indicted by a Fulton County grand jury.

Amanuel Menghesha is charged with murder, felony murder, criminal attempt to commit murder, aggravated assault against a peace officer, reckless conduct, criminal property damage, violating a family violence order and weapons offenses. A trial date for Menghesha has not yet been scheduled.

Menghesha, 42, is accused of shooting Det. Terence Green to death in the early morning hours of Mar. 4. Green was among several officers responding to a shots fired call at Menghesha's south Fulton County home. As the officers approached, Menghesha opened fire, striking Green in the head.

Bull rescued after falling into well

FAIRBURN, Ga. -- Rescue workers from several counties helped pull a 1,500 pound bull from a well on Wednesday.

Abel Ambrosio and his dog, Candy, found the bull stuck in a dried up 15-foot deep well. Ambrosio called 911.


Fulton County workers first tried using a backhoe to dig a ramp for the bull to walk up, but the animal didn't budge.

Rescuers gave the bull, named Boy, food and water and even put a fan on him as they tried to figure out a way to free him.

Finally, just after 2:30 p.m., Milton animal rescue officials placed straps under the bull and hoisted him up to the ground.

Candy was happy to see Boy freed.

Police in Fairburn are searching for a man missing since last Thursday.

FAIRBURN, Ga. – Police in Fairburn are searching for a 59-year-old man missing for several days.

Authorities say Jimmy Dominick was last seen by his caregiver at Hudson Plaza Thursday morning.

He suffered from seizures and does not have his medication with him, authorities said.

Investigators said he often visits the West End of Atlanta when he's not at his care facility.

Dominick is described as 5'08, 155 pounds, salt and pepper hair, and missing a number of teeth.

Anyone who sees him is asked to call police at 770-964-1441.

DA will take police shooting to second grand jury

ATLANTA -- Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard told the mother of Ariston Waiters, he would hold someone accountable for her son's death and present his case a second time to a grand jury.

Waiters was shot twice in the back by a Union City Police Officer in December 2011.

Freda Waiters seemed subdued after meeting with the District Attorney. It has been a long road which included the rejection of her son's case by a previous grand jury. "
It's been three-and-a-half years so now I'm looking for justice to be corrected the right way,
she said as she entered the Fulton County Court House.

Suspect throws liquor bottle at police officer's face

FAIRBURN, Ga. -- A 49-year-old man was arrested on several charges after starting a police chase and then throwing an empty liquor bottle at a pursuing officer.

It began at around 1 a.m. Wednesday, while a police officer patrolled the warehouses on Oakley Industrial Boulevard in Fairburn, an area that recently experienced a theft.

The officer saw two cars parked at one of the warehouses. The cars drove away as the officer approached, according to Fairburn Police Sgt. Anthony Bazydlo.

When the officer tried to pull over the cars, they sped away. The officer followed the cars from Fairburn to Interstate 85, then to I-285. The chase ended on Riverdale Road in Clayton County, when a driver and passenger jumped out of one of the cars and tried to run.