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Amanda Cooper
June 06, 2018 - 11:00 am
Summertime is known for friends, family, grilling and lots of outdoor fun and unfortunately, fire and sickness if precautions are not taken to prevent the later. Dekalb County Fire Captain Eric Jackson was a guest on Atlanta Up Close and provided excellent information on how to enjoy a safe and fun...
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Maria Boynton
June 05, 2018 - 9:09 pm
A car reaches speeds of at least 130 mph in a chase with police in Atlanta. It started Tuesday afternoon, when the driver of the allegedly stolen 2010 white Hyundai Veracruz, refused to stop near Lee Street and White Street. The vehicle eventually crashed through a metal fence on Capitol Avenue and...
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Amanda Cooper
June 04, 2018 - 7:13 pm
In just a few weeks, Georgia will be joining 15 other states that have ban drivers from holding or cradling a mobile phone or electronic wireless device when driving. Many say that July 1st is a landmark day for transportation safety in Georgia as the Hands-Free Georgia Act goes into effect. Most...
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June 04, 2018 - 4:04 pm
The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) is asking for the support of Georigians in observing alzheimer’s and brain awareness throughout the month of June. Alzheimer's is a disease that gradually destroys memory and other vital mental functions commonly in elderly individuals. Alzheimer's is...
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Maria Boynton
June 04, 2018 - 11:27 am
School is out and our children still need to eat and be healthy. Starting today, recreation centers and some churches are participating in the Summer Food Service Program. In DeKalb County, the recreation, parks and cultural affairs departments are hosting the program through July 27. Current...
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Amanda Cooper
June 01, 2018 - 6:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man faces federal child pornography charges after prosecutors say he persuaded more than 100 young girls to send him sexually explicit photos and videos. Benjamin Jenkins of Mableton has been arraigned on 13 counts of producing child pornography and five counts of...
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Maria Boynton
June 01, 2018 - 1:29 pm
The community will come together on Thursday, June 7, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., to help a woman who lost an arm in an accident with an Atlanta Police cruiser. Lisa Williams says she was driving in the West End on February 21, when the APD vehicle ran a red light and T-boned her car. The fundraiser...
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May 31, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ATLANTA, GA-The causes of youth gun interest are complex and while focusing on just a single variable will probably not prevent accidental shootings or interest in a gun, understanding and preventing youth gun incidences should be a national priority. The causes of gun interest in youth are complex...
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Amanda Cooper
May 30, 2018 - 6:37 pm
An Atlanta Hawks player who just finished his rookie season was arrested in Oregon on a drunken driving charge. In a statement, Eugene OR police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin said that an officer pulled over 22-year-old Tyler Dorsey for driving without lights early Saturday. Reports show that the...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
May 30, 2018 - 12:32 pm
Days ago famous rapper, Offset from Migos was involved in a car crash. According to reports, Offset hit a tree and totaled his vehicle. A man walking home from his job as a forklift operator saw the entire incident. He describes the Atlanta based rapper as having missing teeth, swelling and cuts...
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