Crime

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Lericia Harris
May 29, 2019 - 8:56 am
Supporters stood with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Monday as she signed legislation aimed at closing the Atlanta City Detention Center . “It has always been a vision of mine to close the Atlanta city jail. The city detention center is the first step for people to gain records and a background...
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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms prepares to sign legislation to close the Atlanta jail
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Maria Boynton
May 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Citing rising costs, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed legislation shutting down the Atlanta City Detention Center. Along with the increasing costs, Mayor Bottoms cited the declining number of inmates when she called for the closure last year. Bottoms signed the measure this morning,...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
May 28, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called in Real Talk with Rashad Richey to discuss the recent closing of the Atlanta City Jail. Bottoms held a news conference Tuesday morning announcing the Atlanta City Detention Center would be closing. She called the show following the news conference. Listen...
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May 23, 2019 - 2:15 pm
The King Family and Van Jones is hosting a FREE screening of "The Redemption Project with Van Jones” at the Martin Luther King National Park Site May 23, 2019 at 6:30PM!!! This screening will be followed by a criminal justice reform panel discussion with Van Jones, Bernice King, Angela Stanton-King...
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Amanda Cooper
May 23, 2019 - 10:11 am
Tonight the entire King Family and Van Jones are hosting a FREE screening of "The Redemption Project with Van Jones” at the Martin Luther King National Park Site at 6:30PM!!! This screening will be followed by a criminal justice reform panel discussion with Van Jones, Bernice King, Angela Stanton-...
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Boys to Men Weekend Conference includes a trip to the YMCA Camp High Harbour in Cartersville GA
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Maria Boynton
May 02, 2019 - 6:08 pm
V103-Atlanta personality Greg Street has a reputation of giving back to the community. His "WeNeed2Read" initiative rewards hundreds of students annually. Working alongside Bruce Griggs, a local probation officer, the two say they want to help boys become men, and outside the walls of jail. Click...
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Lericia Harris
May 01, 2019 - 9:56 am
A Gwinnett County stepmother has been sentenced to death for the murder of her stepdaughter. A jury handed down Georgia’s first death sentence in over five years to Tiffany Moss on Tuesday. She was convicted of starving ten-year-old Emani to death in the fall of 2013. Authorities say Emani weighed...
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Active Shooter at Emory Hospital Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
April 15, 2019 - 8:41 pm
Our own Maria Boynton was visiting a friend at Emory St. Joseph's in Sandy Springs this evening as a Code Silver was issued over the public address system. "I am at Emory Hospital at St. Joseph's, in Sandy Springs GA, where a person with a gun, and described as a 'visitor', has apparently shot and...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
April 02, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Pastor Troy called into Real Talk with Rashad Richey to discuss Nipsey Hussle's tragic passing, gang violence, and having security as a public figure. Listen Below:
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Amanda Cooper
March 29, 2019 - 6:22 pm
A standoff in Cobb County held up traffic for more than 2 hours after an armed robbery suspect was taken into custody after a dramatic police standoff on I-75. Photo Credit: Georgia Department of Transportation More than a dozen police officers and a S.W.A.T. vehicle blocked the southbound lanes...
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