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Attorney: Suspect in fatal Atlanta car crash got ‘threats on his life’

by Jeremy Redmon, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 2, 2016

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Ryan Lisabeth has received “threats on his life” and has been placed in solitary confinement for his protection in the Fulton County Jail since he was charged with driving under the influence of heroin and smashing his car...

Lawsuit: Snapchat speed filter blamed for crash

by Michael Harthorne, Newser

April 28, 2016

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A Georgia man claims the car accident that left him with permanent brain damage was caused by a teen too busy taking selfies to pay attention to the road, NBC News reports. Now he's suing the teen, Christal McGee, and Snapchat....

Georgia embarking on new phase of criminal justice reform

by Greg Bluestein, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 27, 2016

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With the most sweeping elements of Gov. Nathan Deal’s criminal justice overhaul in the rear view mirror, the Republican is set to sign a host of lower-profile changes Wednesday that he hopes will leave a lasting imprint. The...

Sandy Springs police seize 38 cats living in minivan

by Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 27, 2016

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Two women have been arrested after 38 cats were found living inside their minivan. Sandy Springs police tell local media that a concerned citizen recently flagged down officers and informed them of a van filled with many cats. Tom...

15-year-old accused in carjacking has been arrested 16 times

by Hope Jensen, WSB-TV

April 27, 2016

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A 15-year old boy accused of carjacking a woman in Buckhead then leading police on a chase has been arrested more than a dozen times. Police say the teen has a long criminal history of car break-ins, theft and other crimes. “He...

Photo captures kindness in Douglasville restaurant

by Jaye Watson, WXIA-TV

April 26, 2016

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A photo taken at a Douglasville Mexican restaurant shows an incredibly selfless act by one of the waiters. A patron at the restaurant wrote 11Alive to say that a disabled man came into the Cinco de Mayo Mexican Grill over...

Deal signs law to speed up testing of rape kits

by Rebekka Schramm, WGCL-TV

April 26, 2016

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Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into law Tuesday that aims to speed up the process of testing rape kits. For victims of rape or sexual assault, the new law could be a game-changer in solving their cases and getting predators...

Stone Mountain counter-protest turns violent

by Matt Kempner, Craig Schneider, and Ernie Suggs

April 25, 2016

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White power leaders boasted they were going to”Rock Stone Mountain” Saturday. Instead, it was their opponents who nabbed the spotlight. While counter-protesters swarmed the popular DeKalb County park, clashing — sometimes...

Celtics beat Hawks 104-95 in OT, series tied 2-2

by Jimmy Golen, Associated Press

April 25, 2016

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Isaiah Thomas' preschool sons, James and Jaiden, did their best to sit quietly during his postgame news conference on Sunday before the elder tyke leaned over the microphone and said, "my daddy ... is the best basketball player." Well,...

Testing: Half of Atlanta’s newly diagnosed HIV patients have AIDS

by Lisa Hagen, WABE

April 22, 2016

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Atlanta is ranked No. 5* among U.S. cities when it comes to the rate of new diagnoses of HIV. Experts say that's because routine HIV testing is not offered in the places where most people get their health care. By the time patie...

North Cobb High student accused of selling drug-laced gummy bears

by Lauren Foreman, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 22, 2016

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A senior at North Cobb High School was caught selling drug-laced gummy bears on campus leading the school to investigate the incident and suspend the teen for 10 days, school officials told Channel 2 Action News Thursday. Some...

Georgia robotics team from tiny school looks to take on the world

by Jaye Watson, WXIA-TV

April 21, 2016

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If you measure the distance from Praise Academy to the small building that sits behind it, you will learn how many steps it takes to become a robotics expert. “We plug it in and it comes up.” Praise’s robotics team...

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