News Nearby: Macy's Tree Dangling from Side of Lenox Square Store
Here are headlines from around the region for Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Crane Breaks and Leaves Macy's Tree Dangling from Side of Lenox Square Store
While lowering the Macy's Christmas tree from atop the department store at Lenox Square Mall Wednesday morning, a crane broke and left the huge pine dangling from the side of the three-story store.
There were no immediate reports of injury, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the mall's security quickly blocked off the north parking lot area for safety reasons.
Some pieces of the tree and large ornaments fell to the ground, the newspaper reported. Read more on Buckhead Patch.
Bomb Threat Evacuates Cobb Courthouse
A Cobb courthouse building was evacuated Wednesday morning after an anonymous bomb threat was issued, according to Marietta Police.
Police said that Haynes Street and Waddell Street are closed as the investigation into the threat continues. For more updates read Marietta Patch.
Man Killed by Train Identified
Authorities have identified a man who was hit and killed by a train in Marietta.
The Marietta man, Anthony McCullum, 27, was walking along the tracks near the Square Monday afternoon when he was hit from behind by a CSX train, according to police. Read more on Marietta Patch.
Reynoldstown Argument Leads to Multiple Stabbings
An argument between two men in Reynoldstown resulted in several stabbings and the arrest of the suspected stabber, Atlanta police said.