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March 27, 2018 - 6:56 pm
Atlanta Chief of Police, Erika Shields, said she is going to stop deploying her officers to shoplifting crimes in the Buckhead area. She cites the lack of manpower as the driving force behind the decision. "There is nothing preventing these retailers from employing security, off duty police that...
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USA Today Sports
March 27, 2018 - 6:54 pm
Gregory McLeod a former federal prison guard in Atlanta was sentenced Monday to serve a year and eight months in federal prison. Court records show that he was found guilty of using excessive force against an inmate and then trying to cover up the crime. McLeod was a lieutenant and supervisor at...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
March 27, 2018 - 1:13 pm
After rapper and activist Killer Mike came under fire for his comments in an NRA interview, he apologized for his comments being used to against student activists. Killer Mike took time to further clarify with Rashad Richey on Real Talk.
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
March 27, 2018 - 11:30 am
Clark Atlanta University in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will host NASA’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and Minority Institutions (MIs) Technology Infusion Road Tour, March 27 - 28, 2018 and the Small Business Summit, March 29th...
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Lericia Harris
March 26, 2018 - 11:43 pm
Three former U.S. presidents are expected to speak at Zell Miller’s funeral in Atlanta on Tuesday. Presidents Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton will all be in attendance at the service for Miller – a former governor and U.S. senator who died Friday at the age of 86. A celebration of...
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March 26, 2018 - 6:44 pm
Some Decatur schools are making grief counselors available after the fatal stabbing of a 14-year middle school girl. Police responded to a call at Trinity Walk Apartments on Sunday and found 14-year old Shykia Ward and an unidentified man both dead. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Investigators...
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March 26, 2018 - 5:57 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s mayor says the city continues to operate despite ongoing troubles caused by a cyberattack on its computer network last week. City officials announced Thursday that the city’s computer network had been attacked by ransomware that encrypted some city data. Mayor Keisha Lance...
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March 26, 2018 - 5:25 pm
Two Monroe teens are in Henry County Jail after vandalizing a McDonough Church last week, but not before apologizing to the Church's pastor. 19-year-old Nathanial Rabideau admitted to family members that he plastered satanic images on the walls of Seed Planters Church in McDonough. On Sunday...
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Maria Boynton
March 26, 2018 - 2:08 pm
Organizers of Saturday's March For Our Lives ATL , say there were as-many-as 70,000 participants, though the Atlanta Police Department estimates there were 30,000. Gerald Griggs with the Atlanta NAACP says "it was bigger than the Women's March", which drew 65,000 in Atlanta in January 2017. And, he...
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More than 50 thousand demonstrators marched to the State Capitol to protest gun laws
Photo credit: Maria Boynton Entercom Atlanta
March 24, 2018 - 11:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Atlanta on Saturday as they pushed for stronger gun-control measures in response to last month's school shooting in Parkland, Florida and other mass shootings. Led by students including survivors of the Parkland shooting, they...
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