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Teen found after being reported missing in Henry County

Teen found after being reported missing in Henry County

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -- A missing 17-year-old girl was found Tuesday after being reported missing.

Melina Ingram had last seen Tuesday morning at a McDonough-area hotel.

Henry County Police Lt. Joey Smith said that she had been located later in the day. No other details were provided.

Weekend roadwork: More sign and bridge work

Weekend roadwork: More sign and bridge work

(WXIA) -- Once again, drivers in the Atlanta area are asked to avoid non-essential travel on Interstate 285 this weekend.

Georgia Department of Transportation road crews will work on several stretches of roads and highways throughout the area Friday night through Monday morning. Many of the projects will require lane closures, which could result in delays.

As always, all work is weather permitting. See this weekend's forecast.

Scheduled projects include:

Coweta County
1 southbound lane of I-85 will be closed at Sharpsburg-McCullum Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 12 p.m. Monday for barrier wall installation.

DeKalb County
2 northbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between Covington Highway and I-20 from 7:30 p.m. Saturday to 7:30 a.m. Sunday for sign structure work.

Teen arrested in Romanian crime crew ATM scam

Teen arrested in Romanian crime crew ATM scam

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -- Police say an alert bank customer helped bring down a member of a sophisticated crime ring. Henry County Police believe the teen arrested was a member of a Romanian crew scamming hundreds of customers with ATM skimmers.

Driver suffers minor injuries after driving into house


MCDONOUGH, GA (WXIA) – Henry County authorities said they were investigating a vehicle into a house Tuesday evening.

They said it happened in the area of Lake Terrace when the vehicle traveled through a closed garage door.

There were no injuries to the occupants of the house. The driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries. Police said the driver is suspected of being under the influence.

Weekend roadwork: Signs around the Perimeter

Weekend roadwork: Signs around the Perimeter

(WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation will continue to perform sign structure work on Interstate 285 this weekend.

Most of the projects will require lane closures, which could result in lengthy delays. Drivers are asked to avoid the Perimeter in impacted areas if possible.

All work is weather permitting.

Scheduled projects include:

Cobb County
1 lane of I-75 in each direction will be closed between Delk Road and South Marietta Parkway from 7:30 a.m. Saturday to 5:30 p.m. Sunday for sign structure work.

Coweta County
1 northbound lane of I-85 will be closed from 2 miles north of Bullsboro Drive from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly for striping.

DeKalb County
2 westbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between Northlake Parkway and Chamblee Tucker Road from 7:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for sign structure work.

Man dies after van slams into Buffalo Wild Wings in Kennesaw

Man dies after van slams into Buffalo Wild Wings in Kennesaw

COBB COUNTY, Ga. – A 19-year-old man died after a vehicle slammed into a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Kennesaw on Friday afternoon.

The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. at the restaurant on Barrett Parkway.

According to Officer Mike Bowman of the Cobb County Police Department, 67-year-old Carol Shipley, of Woodstock, Ga., was attempting to park when she drove a 2014 Chrysler Town and County van into the front of the store. The van continued into the restaurant.

Two people inside the store -- an employee and a customer -- were injured and taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, Bowman said. The customer, William Barton, 19, of McDonough, Ga. was later pronounced dead from injuries suffered in the incident.

The restaurant employee, Lindsey Terronez, 22, of Marietta, was treated for a broken leg. Shipley was said to be okay.

Weekend roadwork: More of the same

Weekend roadwork: More of the same

(WXIA) -- Georgia Department of Transportation crews will work in all the usual problem areas this weekend.

Drivers are asked to avoid Interstate 285 if possible, as construction projects will be performed on several stretches of that road.

As always, all weekend roadwork is weather permitting.

Scheduled projects include:

Cobb County
2 northbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between Paces Ferry Road and Cobb Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday for sign structure work.

Cobb/Fulton counties
3 westbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between New Northside Drive and I-75 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday for sign structure work.

Cobb/Fulton counties
2 northbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between Bolton Road and South Cobb Drive from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete rehabilitation.