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City of Brookhaven: Access to MARTA cameras could help identify suspects

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The City of Brookhaven is working on a partnership with MARTA to hopefully fight crime. 

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Alcohol serving times to get shorter in DeKalb County

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Officials in DeKalb County have approved an ordinance that will force certain bars and restaurants who serve alcohol to have an earlier cut-off time.

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Gang member sentenced to life behind bars

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A jury found Kerri Redding, a member of the Gangster Disciples street gang, guilty on charges of murder, felony murder, and aggravated assault in connection with the death of 19-year-old Christopher Kenyatta. 

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Crooks make off with over $21K from grocery store

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DeKalb County Police are searching for the suspects responsible for burglarizing a grocery store and making off with over $21,000 in cash. 

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School canceled another day for some students

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Some school districts in metro Atlanta will not be returning to class on Tuesday due to boil advisories, power outages, and remaining icy conditions.

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1 dead, another in custody after police shootout

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The suspects fled the restaurant to a nearby Texaco gas station on Snapfinger Woods Drive. Soon after a shootout with police ensued.

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Speeding driver arrested in fatal crash that kills pedestrian

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A man has been arrested after fatally striking a pedestrian who was attempting to cross a DeKalb County roadway late Wednesday night. 

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Man crashes into home after being shot during alleged road rage incident

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A man is dead after he was shot during an alleged road rage incident before crashing his vehicle into a home in DeKalb County.

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Crews demolishing what many call 'worst neighborhood in America'

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Crews will continue to demolish what's left of a DeKalb County condominium complex that has been called the 'worst neighborhood in America'. 

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Legal officer says Confederate monument can be moved but must remain in sight

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Another legal opinion on the future of the Confederate monument in Decatur Square. 

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ACLU of Georgia names former DeKalb CEO political director

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia has hired a former county leader as its first political director.

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Police ID mother shot to death in vehicle with toddler inside Video included

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Police are looking for suspects after a woman was found shot to death inside a vehicle with a toddler in the backseat early Monday morning.

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Woman struck by vehicle in DeKalb Co

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The woman's identity has not been confirmed, but police believe she is in her late 20's or early 30's. 

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Firefighters rescue driver after rollover crash

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DeKalb County firefighters were able to rescue the driver of a vehicle involved in a rollover accident Friday morning.

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Man in stable condition following Stone Mountain shooting

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A man is hospitalized in stable condition after he was shot in DeKalb County on Thursday.

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Dozens displaced after fire at Atlanta apartment complex

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As many as 40 people have been displaced following a fire at an Atlanta apartment complex on Thursday.

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Vista Grove is latest DeKalb County neighborhood attempting to be a city

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The past decade saw Dunwoody founded, followed by Brookhaven, Tucker and most recently Stonecrest. Vista Grove is now the latest effort to get off the ground.

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Brookhaven to go after security companies for false alarms

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The city of Brookhaven is trying something new to help reduce the number of false security alarms. Instead of levying fines against the homeowner or business owner, the city will fine the security companies.

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New Jersey fugitive captured in Lithonia

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A New Jersey man who failed to appear for sentencing for aggravated assault on a police officer has been captured in Georgia. 

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Crooks dressed as elderly men rob Brookhaven jewelry store

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At first glance, it looks like surveillance video of two elderly men enjoying a Tuesday stroll down Dresden Drive in Brookhaven.

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Man accused of stealing over $20,000 in diamonds from jewelry store

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Dunwoody Police are searching for a man accused of stealing over $20,000 worth of diamonds from an area jewelry store on November 22. 

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Family of murdered mail carrier says boyfriend shot her at post office

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Postal employees returned to work less than 24 hours after a female co-worker was shot and killed on the job.

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Juveniles steal weapons from DeKalb County pawn shop

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Police are searching for as many as five juveniles in connection to the theft of several guns from a DeKalb County pawn shop. 

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DeKalb County fights blight Video included

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The blight fight is on in DeKalb County with more than 5,000 tons of illegally dumped material being removed this year. 

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Immigration raids cause metro Atlanta businesses to lose money Video included

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The threat of immigration raids is hitting some metro Atlanta businesses right in the wallet. 

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Peachtree Corners considers driverless vehicles

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Leaders in the City of Peachtree Corners are exploring the idea of autonomous vehicles. 

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Family unharmed after fire rips through Decatur home

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An early morning fire caused significant damage to a home on the 3100 block of Valaire Drive in Decatur.

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Missing 80-year-old woman found

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Police have located an elderly woman who went missing. Velma Harrison, 80, was located in Rome by a citizen who recognized the vehicle from the Mattie's Call.

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Gas leak closes Peachtree Boulevard for several hours

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A gas leak forced the closure of a busy Atlanta roadway but the roadway has since reopened.

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Authorities demand change at hospital after patient's death by overdose

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Federal authorities are demanding change at a local hospital after a patient's overdose death. 

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    Wednesday, December 13 2017 3:38 PM EST2017-12-13 20:38:04 GMT

    Youngstown State University student Albert Maruna was caught red-handed and arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer.  

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  • Roy Moore responds after Senate loss to Doug Jones

    Roy Moore responds after Senate loss to Doug Jones

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 10:58 PM EST2017-12-14 03:58:33 GMT
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    Roy Moore has released a statement following his loss to Senator-elect Doug Jones in Tuesday's election.  Moore released a video to the people of Alabama. The transcript is below: Tomorrow, my wife and I will celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary. I want to thank her and all my family, for standing with me through this long and arduous campaign. And of course, I want to thank all of you who have stood with me in this very important battle for the future of our country. We ...

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    Roy Moore has released a statement following his loss to Senator-elect Doug Jones in Tuesday's election.  Moore released a video to the people of Alabama. The transcript is below: Tomorrow, my wife and I will celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary. I want to thank her and all my family, for standing with me through this long and arduous campaign. And of course, I want to thank all of you who have stood with me in this very important battle for the future of our country. We ...

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  • Dan Johnson: KY State Rep. kills himself in Bullitt County

    Dan Johnson: KY State Rep. kills himself in Bullitt County

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 11:29 PM EST2017-12-14 04:29:43 GMT

    Kentucky state representative "Pope" Dan Johnson has committed suicide, days after a report surfaced alleging he assaulted a teenage girl in 2013.

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    Kentucky state representative "Pope" Dan Johnson has committed suicide, days after a report surfaced alleging he assaulted a teenage girl in 2013.

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