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June 28, 2018 - 5:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia police officer who investigators say fatally shot a black man who was running away from him was fired and jailed just one week after alerting a dispatcher to his frantic pursuit. Family members of the dead man demanded justice Thursday, with one of their lawyers referring...
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Amanda Cooper
June 27, 2018 - 5:38 pm
19-year-old Jhyrin Jones, who was arrested for sprinting half naked toward a jet and jumping on the wing at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, was granted bond today. Passengers on the Delta flight recorded video of Jones running half-naked on the tarmac towards the plane then...
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Amanda Cooper
June 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm
The man who was the foundational driving force behind a family of music legends lost his battle with terminal cancer today. It is reported that Joe Jackson, the father of Michael and Janet Jackson died in an undisclosed hospital with family, including wife Katherine, and close friends by his side...
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June 26, 2018 - 5:56 pm
A Spalding County jury found Frankie Gebhardt, 60, guilty on all counts in the racially-provoked murder of then 23-year-old Timothy Coggins. Coggins body was found along dirt road in Spalding County in 1983. He died of multiple forms of trauma in what authorities believe to be a racially motivated...
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June 25, 2018 - 6:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was stabbed and called 911 after someone dropped her off at Emory college. News outlets report that Atlanta and Emory University police are investigating the stabbing of a woman who was found wounded near the school’s baseball field Sunday night. Emory...
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Amanda Cooper
June 21, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Two sinkholes just a few spaces away from each other swallowed up a pine tree in Gwinnett County. This morning emergency crews arrived at Venture Drive between Pleasant Hill Road and Steve Reynolds Boulevard where they discovered two sinkholes that are 20 to 30 feet across and close to 20 feet deep...
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Maria Boynton
June 21, 2018 - 6:42 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says for the long-term the U.S."has to tackle immigration reform in a compassionate and humane way." Mayor Bottoms was speaking during a news conference at Atlanta City Hall Thursday addressing her Executive Order on immigration. Bottoms is sticking with her Order...
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Maria Boynton
June 20, 2018 - 5:35 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms seems determined to ensure that the city she leads "continues to fulfill our legacy of inclusion, compassion and tolerance.” In doing so, she has signed an Executive Order that prohibits the city's jail from allowing new detainees through the U.S. Immigration and...
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