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Julien Virgin
March 01, 2018 - 11:06 pm
Authorities have arrested the fourth and final suspect in connection to a deadly November armed robbery of Barcelona Wine Bar. On Wednesday afternoon, authorities announced they had taken 19 year-old Ira Troy Williams into custody and charged him with felony murder. According to police, Williams...
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March 01, 2018 - 6:47 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A former medical examiner for several metro Atlanta counties was at the center of an opioid ring, writing prescriptions for powerful pain pills in exchange for sexual favors and nude photos, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Dr. Joseph Burton faces charges of conspiring to...
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March 01, 2018 - 7:29 am
DeKalb County Commissioners are going to start seeing a larger chunk of money in their pockets. The board voted this week to give themselves a pay raise that will nearly double what they already made. Each commissioner will get paid more than 73-thousand dollars a year, up from around 40-thousand...
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February 28, 2018 - 3:43 pm
DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a locked classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and apparently fired a single shot from a handgun, authorities said. No students were in the classroom at the time, and the only injury reported was a student who hurt...
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February 28, 2018 - 2:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola will cut up to 350 management positions, mostly in its Atlanta headquarters during the next few months. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Coke said Monday that it’s making the cuts in its North American business unit which has about 8,000 employees. Company spokesman...
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February 27, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Georgia’s Republican senators want Atlanta voting polls to close an hour earlier. The Senate voted along party lines, 35-19, Monday for a bill establishing a statewide 7 p.m. poll-closing time. Atlanta polls currently close at 8 p.m., an hour later than the rest of Georgia. The measure, which goes...
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February 27, 2018 - 3:49 pm
As threats grow against schools in the Atlanta metro area, the latest being at Grayson High School Tuesday, on-campus police and municipal officers are stepping up their presence. Online threats have also been reported against schools in Gwinnett County. Earlier this month, students were arrested...
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Photo credit: Jean Ross Entercom Atlanta
Jean Ross
February 27, 2018 - 11:48 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Lying about your weight on an online dating site? Checking out who won the Falcons game from your work computer? Using your computer hacking knowledge as an “ethical hacker?” Those actions may become illegal if a Georgia bill gets voted into law, civil liberty advocates say...
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Jean Ross
February 26, 2018 - 8:42 pm
Dr. Timothy Cunningham has been missing from his home since Monday, February 12. He disappeared from the Centers for Disease Control in Chamblee where he works as an epidemiologist who has worked with cases involving the outbreaks of Zika, Ebola and health emergencies caused by Hurricane Sandy...
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(Photo Credit: Jean Ross / Entercom Atlanta)
February 26, 2018 - 8:31 pm
Schools in Metro Atlanta have been receiving increasing numbers of violent threats in the wake of the shooting which killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida earlier this month. On Friday, February 23, social media threats against Maynard Jackson High School, South Atlanta High School, Carver High...
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