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Long, agonizing year for mother of missing woman

Long, agonizing year for mother of missing woman

MARIETTA, GA (WXIA) – For the first time, we are hearing from the mother of a woman who disappeared a year ago.

Twenty-seven year-old Tiffany Whitton was last seen standing outside a Walmart in Marietta. Her mother started a Facebook page, hoping to get answers.

Now, there is a reward in the case.

Lisa Daniels is desperate for answers – for herself, for her family, and especially for a 7-year-old girl who misses her mommy.

Daniels clutches her missing daughter's photo outside the place where Whitton was last seen a year ago – September 13, 2013.

"I'm just begging," Daniels said. "I know that people know. I know somebody out there knows where she is; what happened to her. Who might be involved."

Marietta Police are offering a $2,500 reward in hopes of getting someone to talk.

Weekend roadwork: I-285 and other sad stories

Weekend roadwork: I-285 and other sad stories

(WXIA) -- Another weekend, another series of road projects -- it's a familiar tune in metro Atlanta.

Crews will be on Interstate 285 and other highways throughout the weekend. As always, all work is weather permitting.

Scheduled projects include:

Cobb/Fulton counties
* Two southbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between South Cobb Drive and Bolton Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete slab replacement.

DeKalb County
* Two northbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between Glenwood Road and Covington Highway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for sign work.

1 year since Tiffany Whitton disappeared

1 year since Tiffany Whitton disappeared

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Saturday marks one year since the disappearance of Tiffany Michelle Whitton.

Whitton was last seen at the Walmart at 210 Cobb Parkway in Marietta. She has not reached out to any family or friends, including her young daughter.

Earlier this summer, police searched Whitton's boyfriend's house, but didn't find any evidence pointing them to the missing woman.

Tiffany Whitton is white, about 5 feet 3 inches tall and 105 pounds, with blonde hair and green eyes. She has Chinese characters tattooed on her left wrist, and also has tattoos on her back and right shoulder blade.

Tractor trailers collide on I-75 in Cobb

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Interstate 75 south in Cobb County has reopened, but commuters are still facing major delays after an accident Wednesday morning.

Two tractor trailers collided near South Marietta Parkway, shutting down three right lanes of the interstate. There were no immediate reports of any injuries.

Although the accident has cleared, there is still heavy congestion on I-75 south.

For the latest traffic conditions in metro Atlanta, visit 11Alive.com/Traffic.

Blaze battled at Marietta apartment complex

Blaze battled at Marietta apartment complex

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Fire ripped through a building at a Marietta apartment complex on Monday night.

According to Marietta Fire Dept. Assistant Chief Jeff Gazaway, the fire began on the second floor of an apartment at Cinnamon Ridge Apartments on Franklin Road. Two units of the eight-unit building were damaged by fire, while another two had water damage. The other four units were relatively undamaged,

Seven of those eight units were occupied. Apartment complex management was working to help those displaced by the fire.

One person was transported to a local hospital after having a reported panic attack.

Will prosecutors seek death penalty against Ross Harris?

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Cobb County Prosecutors are expected to decide in the next few weeks whether to seek the death penalty in the Ross Harris case.

A grand jury indicted Harris on eight charges Thursday,
including malice murder and two counts of felony murder, in the hot car death of his 22-month-old son Cooper.

READ THE INDICTMENT: Full 8 count murder indictment against Justin Ross Harris

Students at 2 Cobb schools to undergo TB testing

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A few hundred students at two Cobb County Schools will have to undergo testing for tuberculosis next week.

The student who had connections to both McEachern and Hillgrove high schools tested positive for exposure to TB. Now, the health department must test all the students and teachers he was around at each school.