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Cavaliers complete sweep of Hawks

by Chris Vivlamore, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 9, 2016

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Swept away – again. The Hawks were eliminated from the NBA playoffs by the Cavaliers for a second straight season. They fell - as they have in all four games during the series - because of a barrage of Cavaliers’ 3-pointers. The...

Long security lines fill Hartsfield-Jackson terminal

by Kelly Yamanouchi, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 9, 2016

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Long lines for airport security screening stretched through the domestic terminal and snaked through baggage claim at Hartsfield-Jackson International on Monday. Wait times were more than an hour long during a busy period of...

Deal vetoes ‘campus carry’ bill

by Greg Bluestein, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May 4, 2016

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Gov. Nathan Deal’s veto of Georgia’s “campus carry” measure led to a swift response from all sides of the debate. Let’s start with the Republican’s reasoning for striking down House Bill 859, which would legalize f...

Johnny Isakson opts out of TV debate, cites rival’s criminal past

by Greg Bluestein and Tamar Hallerman

May 4, 2016

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U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has opted out of the only statewide televised debate with Republican challengers. In part, he’s blaming the criminal history of one of his rivals. The Atlanta Press Club/Georgia Public Broadcasting...

Atlanta commits to having only one commercial airport

by Tasnim Shamma, WABE

May 2, 2016

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While the city of Atlanta just struck a new 20-year deal with Delta Air Lines over Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Paulding County is moving ahead with its plans to establish commercial air service north of the cit...

Four design teams named finalists for Centennial Olympic Park makeover

by Amy Wenk, Atlanta Business Chronicle

May 2, 2016

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Four architecture and design teams have been named finalists for a $25 million makeover of Centennial Olympic Park. The Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), the state agency that oversees the park, recently reported the following four firms are the “highest-ranked respondents” for the project: • ...

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

Filed under Local News

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

Filed under Local News

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

Filed under Local News

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...

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