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May 04, 2018 - 5:00 pm
As the work week began, a story came up in our daily news meeting about a young man who was found hanging from a bridge near the Atlanta University Center (AUC). I immediately suspected foul play because of American history and the political climate in today’s society. A public hanging in 2018 isn’...
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Maria Boynton
May 02, 2018 - 5:20 pm
In her first State of the City address, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms promised to restore the public trust. Bottoms said, "what has been broken must be fixed", adding, "we will repair the trust between the people who help make Atlanta work and the people for whom work is being done." Bottoms...
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Maria Boynton
May 02, 2018 - 1:48 pm
"Guns just don't go off", says Chief Fulton County Assistant District Attorney Clint Rucker. He and his team apparently convinced a jury of that last week when the panel returned guilty verdicts on 4 counts against Atlanta lawyer Claud "Tex" McIver in the murder of his wife Diane. According to...
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Maria Boynton
May 02, 2018 - 10:52 am
Organizers call it Atlanta's largest job fair for youth. The Atlanta Opportunity Job Fair & Forum is being held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Georgia World Congress Center. A coalition of companies and foundations have joined with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and more than 75 local...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:12 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Police and prosecutors in Georgia say they're reviewing the arrest of a former football player whose lawyers say officers used excessive force. Video circulated online last week of the Dec. 2 arrest of Desmond Marrow in a shopping center parking lot in McDonough, just south of...
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Maria Boynton
April 30, 2018 - 3:45 pm
It's been a week since 25 year old Chikesia Clemons entered into an exchange of words with an employee of a Saraland, Alabama, Waffle House restaurant that resulted in her being arrested. The exchange was apparently over Clemons and a friend wanting to know why they were being charged $0.50 cents...
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April 27, 2018 - 5:03 pm
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — A teenage boy in Georgia says he helped his neighbor jump from a burning building just before it collapsed. Antonio Senior says he ran over when he saw the fire early Friday and noticed a girl trapped on the third floor of an apartment building. He says he screamed for...
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April 27, 2018 - 12:20 am
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons went with another Alabama receiver for their offensive arsenal, picking Calvin Ridley with the 26th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night. Ridley will join Julio Jones to provide an additional deep target for quarterback Matt Ryan in an...
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Maria Boynton
April 26, 2018 - 4:03 pm
The leader of Georgia's largest school system says he'd like for the district to move forward. DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Dr. Stephen Greene wants to put in the past the recent "sick out" by close to half of the system's almost 900 bus drivers. He was to meet with the drivers today. The...
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Fired DeKalb County Bus Drivers Speak Out About Unfair Treatment
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Amanda Cooper
April 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Three DeKalb County bus drivers who were fired last week for participating in the "sick out" and encouraging others to follow suit held a press conference at the bordering entrance of the DeKalb County administrative offices in Tucker GA. Supporters of the "sick out" stood in agreement with several...
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