Category Archives: MARTA Police Department

Suspected Serial Killer of Homeless People Arrested

(APN) ATLANTA — A suspected serial killer has been arrested in the murder of two sleeping homeless men in downtown Atlanta and a woman in downtown Decatur. Aeman Lovel Presley, 34, is a suspect in the murder of Karen Pearce, whose body was discovered Saturday night, December 06, 2014, close to her parked car in downtown Decatur. Police say he […]

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MARTA Workers Fight Privatization of Paratransit, Face Retaliation (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — On Thursday, November 06, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority is likely to greenlight a bidding process for private contractors to take over MARTA Mobility, the paratransit service for elders and people with disabilities.   The Amalgamated Transit Union, representing well over half of MARTA‚Äôs full-time workers, has escalated efforts to […]

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