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Missing mother, daughters found in Alabama


ATLANTA -- Atlanta authorities have canceled a Mattie's Call for a mother and two daughters they say went missing Saturday.

Police said Frankie Jenkins, 77, and her daughters, Elizabeth Jenkins, 49, and Julia Osborne, 48 were last seen at the 1300 block of Dupont Commons Circle.

Officials said in a release that all three women suffer from "diminished mental capacity."

Atlanta Police said Monday night the three women had arrived in Alabama and were safe. They were believed to be heading to Alabama when they went missing.

Fulton Co. hotel fire injures 10 in west Atlanta


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ATLANTA -- As many as nine hotel guests and one firefighter were injured after a hotel fire in west Atlanta, Saturday evening.

The extent of injuries was unclear but officials did confirm that the injuries were not life-threatening. At least one guest appears to have been injured while jumping out of a window to escape.

Rodney Haynes, a truck driver staying at the Days Inn on Fulton Industrial Blvd, said he was taking a nap when he heard the alarm.

Man charged with arson in Saturday hotel fire


ATLANTA -- An Atlanta man is facing arson charges for allegedly setting fire to a Fulton County Motel.

Alleged wrong-way driver facing charges after fatal crash


ATLANTA – An alleged wrong way driver is facing charges after hitting and killing a motorcycle rider late Monday.

Atlanta police tell us the car was on the wrong side of Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in northeast Atlanta when he hit the motorcycle.

The driver of the car was arrested and is charged with DUI, felony homicide and driving on the wrong side of the road.

The names of the suspect and victim have not been released.


Neighbors battling city over overgrown yard


ATLANTA -- We've all seen overgrown yards -- weeds out of control, grass too high -- but few have seen anything like a certain house in northwest Atlanta.

Neighbors can no longer see the house at 169 Hyacinth Avenue NW. Along the street is a tangled mess of weeds, bushes and trees -- a yard you could get lost in, with wild nature typically only seen in a deep forest.

"I tried to cut it down when I cut my grass, but it got so high, I can't cut through it now," neighbor Linda Burton said,

With the weeds towering over her head, Burton has plenty to say about the yard.

"Snakes!" she added. "And my dog might get bit by one. I might get bit by one."

Among all the green sits a home that, by Burton's estimation, has been vacant for more than a decade.

Body found in northwest Atlanta


ATLANTA -- Atlanta police are investigating a body found in northwest Atlanta after a caller noticed a foul odor.

The caller told police that the body was in the bushes off of 2045 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy.

Police do not yet know whether there was any foul play involved in the person's death. Homicide investigators are heading to the scene and the Fulton County medical examiner has been notified.

The call came in just before 3:30 p.m. Monday.


2 workers pulled from manhole at Ga. Tech golf course


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ATLANTA -- Rescue crews have pulled two construction workers from a hole on Georgia Tech's golf course.

Officials with the department have confirmed that the two fell down the 14 foot hole. It happened at 450 16th Street NW near Georgia Tech Golf Course.

Both were conscious and breathing after being pulled from the hole. They were transported to the hospital. Their conditions are not yet known.

11Alive is attempting to gather more information.