Crime

Recent City Council work session on the Public Confidence & Accountability Legislation
(Photo Credit: @PresidentFeliciaMoore)
Maria Boynton
February 11, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Under regulations approved by Atlanta City Council, those using city-issued credit cards would have to abide by a list of terms. Also, legislation proposed by City Council President Felicia Moore calls for the creation of an Office of Independent Compliance. Both are among efforts, by the city's...
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A Previous Fulton County Misdemeanor Expungement Summit
(Photo Credit: Fulton County Solicitor General's Office)
Maria Boynton
January 24, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Fulton County Solicitor General Keith Gammage says "the Civil Rights Movement continues today by ending mass incarcerations and creating new beginnings for jobs and safer communities." Gammage is holding his 7th expungement event tomorrow. It's the MLK Jr. Holiday Legacy Expungement Bowl . The...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
January 23, 2019 - 12:39 pm
In a rare and transparent interview, “Dre Giant the R&B Bully”, one of the original members of Kelly’s former group, Public Announcement, discussed life with the R&B hit-maker during their stint as a number one group. Dre discussed Kelly’s relationship with Aaliyah and much more, including...
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A week after this photo was taken, Syntel Brown was the victim of a stabbing in Griffin
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Maria Boynton
January 23, 2019 - 12:32 pm
I last saw R. Syntel Brown at McCamish Pavilion on the campus of Georgia Tech. He was chaperoning a group of teenagers from the Fulton Leadership Academy at the inauguration of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. That was on Monday, January 14. A week later, Brown is hospitalized after being stabbed...
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The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Antariouse Caldwell, aka “Phat”.
(Photo Credit: FBI)
Maria Boynton
January 08, 2019 - 3:44 pm
UPDATE: The FBI says that Antariouse "Phat" Caldwell was arrested this morning at a motel in Jonesboro following an anonymous tip from the public. The tipster said they recognized Caldwell from publicity they had seen about a tattoo on his neck that read “No Mercy”. With assistance from the Clayton...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
January 07, 2019 - 1:45 pm
Yasmine James went viral within 12 hours after fending off an attacker at her place of employment. See Viral Video Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr-8On4846c Yasmine, who is still employed by McDonald’s, was a new employee looking forward to learning the ropes and eventually going to school...
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R. Kelly evicted
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
January 07, 2019 - 1:30 pm
After the Lifetime series of “Surviving R Kelly” aired, many opinions emerged on social media. Some were in support of the R&B hit maker, but the majority remained critical of Kelly’s alleged actions and the actions of those who protected him. Mr. and Mrs. Savage hit the national media...
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Don Martin is on the run after rape, child molestation conviction
(Photo Credit: Fulton County District Attorney's Office)
Maria Boynton
December 05, 2018 - 12:12 pm
A 13-year old girl maintains her story, that family friend and Atlanta minister Don Martin has sexually assaulted her since she was 7 years old. The 45 year old Martin, according to the Fulton County District Attorney's office is a native of the Bahamas. He went missing Tuesday, after leaving the...
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Bridgette Simpson spent 10 years in prison and is now giving back to women still inside.
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Maria Boynton
December 03, 2018 - 3:31 pm
"I was a sucker for love" says Bridgette Simpson. She was dating a man, who she says, was committing armed robberies. She went to prison because she used a credit card taken during a robbery. Six years prior, Simpson says she was attending Rutgers University, on a James Dickson Carr Scholarship...
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