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May 14, 2018 - 7:36 pm
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Efforts to rescue a woman struggling in the ocean off Georgia's coast turned tragic after a man trying to help the swimmer was swept underwater and drowned, police said Monday. The woman also died after being pulled to shore. A crowd gathered on the beach of St. Simons Island...
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
May 14, 2018 - 6:13 pm
Two Democrats Vie to Become Georgia's First Woman Governor. One spent much of her childhood in trailers, raised by her mother, college made possible partly by a lottery scholarship and other grants. Photo Credit: Bob Andres/ASSOCIATED PRESS The other grew up in a working-class, African-American...
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Maria Boynton
May 11, 2018 - 9:22 pm
A police officer has resigned after video surfaced of his mistreatment of a grandmother during a traffic stop. He is seen yelling at 65 year old Rose Campbell 'Shut the f*** up and get out of the car!' The now-former officer is identified as James Legg. In the dashcam video, Campbell is seen and...
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Amanda Cooper
May 10, 2018 - 7:46 pm
Violent crime victims and advocates are celebrating a milestone. Recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill to implement legislation that would approve constitutional rights for crime victims. Currently, Georgia is 1 of 15 states in the United States that does not have a constitutional...
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Amanda Cooper
May 10, 2018 - 5:42 pm
The Southern Center for Human Rights is known for their fight against hatred, bigotry, and indifference to justice. Just recently, the organization bestowed their highest honors to the legal defense team for Basil Eleby and Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. SCHR’s core purpose is to...
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May 07, 2018 - 5:51 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A sniper who killed himself after firing on cars and injuring people on a Georgia highway idolized the Parkland, Florida school shooting suspect, a sheriff said Saturday. A sheriff says 26-year-old landscaper Rex Whitmire Harbour of Snellville, fired at least 17 times and...
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ASSOCIATED PRESS/ James Lavine
May 02, 2018 - 6:10 pm
An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed onto a busy highway moments after taking off from an airport in Georgia on Wednesday, narrowly missing people on the ground but killing at least five National Guard members from Puerto Rico. An orange and black fireball rose into the sky after 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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Amanda Cooper
April 25, 2018 - 6:32 pm
A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta Air Lines employees tied her to a wheelchair with a blanket when they didn’t have a chair that could accommodate her disability. Maria Saliagas said that the airline usually provides a wheelchair with straps because she can’t sit up on her own Delta...
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