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FBI: Hunt continues for suspect in bomb threats against jets

FBI: Hunt continues for suspect in bomb threats against jetsAn FBI agent says law officers are continuing to pursue a suspect after someone made bomb threats targeting two jets bound for Atlanta, prompting F-16 fighter jets to escort the planes.
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  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
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No bombs found on planes in Atlanta after threat

No bombs found on planes in Atlanta after threatPolice who searched two airplanes in Atlanta found no bombs following online threats made against the aircraft.
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  • 6 days ago
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Atlanta university students research civil rights deaths

Atlanta university students research civil rights deathsStudents at Emory University in Atlanta are undertaking their own investigation of deaths during the civil-rights era.
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  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Weather

North Georgia Mountains see first snow of 2015

North Georgia Mountains see first snow of 2015The town of McCaysville, along the Georgia-Tennessee border, looked like postcard from a winter wonderland Saturday morning.
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  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
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Historic Griffin church bell stolen

Historic Griffin church bell stolenWho would steal from a church? That's the question members of Bethel Grove CME Church in Griffin are asking.
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  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Crime

Andrea Sneiderman wants a new trial

Andrea Sneiderman wants a new trialAndrea Sneiderman's attorneys filed a motion for a new trial just two days after lawyers for her husband's killer argued before the Georgia Supreme Court for a new trial in his case.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Crime

Man dressed as woman steals steaks in Augusta

Man dressed as woman steals steaks in AugustaDeputies in Augusta are looking for a man who dressed as a woman and stole steaks from a grocery store.
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  • 1 week ago
Sports

Atlanta soccer team name contest narrowed to 5

Atlanta soccer team name contest narrowed to 5Over 10,000 people cast votes, and hundreds of names were selected. Now, Atlanta's largest soccer club has narrowed down name possibilities for the city's new soccer team to five.
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  • 1 week ago
Entertainment

New movie features actors with autism

New movie features actors with autismIt's time for another take in another movie in a city that's quickly becoming a movie-making capitol.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Weird

Georgia man ticketed for eating cheeseburger while driving

Georgia man ticketed for eating cheeseburger while drivingMadison Turner was chomping down on his Quarter-Pounder with cheese when a police officer ticketed him for eating while driving
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Bill would raise Georgia's minimum wage to $10 an hour

Bill would raise Georgia's minimum wage to $10 an hourSenate Bill 15, dubbed the Minimum Wage Law, is sponsored by State Sen. Donzella James (D), whose district covers Metro Atlanta, among others.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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After arson, DeKalb school says class will still be held

After arson, DeKalb school says class will still be heldFairington Elementary School students will have Tuesday's classes at Miller Grove High School, after a fire was set in their building over the weekend.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

UPDATE: Kentucky 'Bonnie and Clyde' teens captured in Florida

UPDATE: Kentucky 'Bonnie and Clyde' teens captured in FloridaDalton Hayes, 18, disappeared Jan. 3 with Cheyenne Phillips, 13, both of Leitchfield, stealing a red 2006 Toyota Tacoma pickup with a firearm inside, according to Grayson County Sheriff Norman Chaffins. Leitchfield is a city of almost 7,000 residents about 60 miles...
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Family: Doctors 'unsure' if wife of police chief is permanently paralyzed

Family: Doctors 'unsure' if wife of police chief is permanently paralyzedFamily members of the wife of Peachtree City's police chief are concerned about her long-term prognosis.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Lawsuit blames Kendrick Johnson's classmates for death

Lawsuit blames Kendrick Johnson's classmates for deathThe lawsuit accuses classmates of killing Kendrick Johnson at school.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Questions arise over death of UGA student

Questions arise over death of UGA studentUGA students, and friends of Michael McClary of Decatur, are grieving.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

UPDATE: Convicted killer Andrew Brannan executed

UPDATE: Convicted killer Andrew Brannan executedA Vietnam veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is seeking clemency from his scheduled execution on Tuesday.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Randall Savage recounts Andrew Brannan's execution

Randall Savage recounts Andrew Brannan's executionAndrew Brannan, the man convicted in 2000 of killing Laurens County deputy Kyle Dinkheller in 1998, was executed at 8:33 p.m. That's according to a news release from the Georgia Attorney General's Office.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Georgia

Deal wants to strengthen Ga. film industry

Deal wants to strengthen Ga. film industryGov. Deal said on Tuesday that he plans to create a film academy to support Georgia's film industry.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Cherokee Co. man indicted for lying about Purple Heart

Cherokee Co. man indicted for lying about Purple HeartA grand jury indicted a Canton man for allegedly lying about heroic service to his country. Shane Ladner was arrested in June 2013 after a six-week investigation by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office determined he was lying about earning a Purple Heart. Tuesday,...
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Judge overturns $72 million award for pit bull attack

Judge overturns $72 million award for pit bull attackA DeKalb County judge overruled a jury's decision awarding the victim of a pit bull attack $72 million. Instead, Erin Ingram and her family will take home $36,941,278.50.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Gov. Deal stresses transportation, education funding

Gov. Deal stresses transportation, education fundingDuring the annual Eggs and Issues breakfast hosted by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, state legislative and business leaders reached across the table to prioritize the issues they say Georgia needs to tackle.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Video shows DeKalb teacher choking student

Video shows DeKalb teacher choking studentAccording to written statements from other students and teachers in the cafeteria, Ravon was being disruptive, using profanity and threatened to hit Fleet.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

GSU awarded youth mental health training contract

GSU awarded youth mental health training contractGeorgia State University officials say the school has been awarded a contract to coordinate mental health intervention training to help youth throughout the state.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Hearing to be held in dispute over MLK Bible, Nobel medal

Hearing to be held in dispute over MLK Bible, Nobel medalA judge in Atlanta is set to hear arguments in a dispute over who owns the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and traveling Bible.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Man has huge surprise for wife on 10th anniversary

Man has huge surprise for wife on 10th anniversaryThe wife, Kelli (the couple asked that we not use their real name), thought she was just going out for dinner. The festivities began when she was stopped on the road, blind-folded and whisked away.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Gov. Deal begins 2nd term focused on crime, education reform

Gov. Deal begins 2nd term focused on crime, education reformGeorgia Gov. Nathan Deal has re-committed to supporting criminal justice changes and alternatives to public schools as he was sworn in for a second term in office.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago