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Black students pulled from car by Atlanta police sue city

ATLANTA — Atlanta police had no justification for pulling two students from their car and hitting them with stun guns while they were stuck in traffic caused by protests over George Floyd’s death, a lawsuit filed Thursday says. The federal lawsuit by Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young — students at...
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Four armed Atlanta teens chase man off of rooftop before being arrested

ATLANTA — Police have arrested four young Atlanta men who they say are behind a string of armed robberies, one of which ended with a man breaking his leg. Officers said they were responding to a robbery call on Courtland Street earlier this week where a man said four people tried to steal his cell phone and hit him in the face. He was able to get his phone back from the would-be robbers who then ran away.
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'We need it to stop' | Atlanta Police plead for highway shootings to end after man is shot on I-20

ATLANTA — A man was shot in the leg early Friday morning on I-20 West, prompting Atlanta Police to plead for an end to shootings on the interstates. The victim said a red vehicle pulled up next to him near the H.E. Holmes exit and opened fire, shooting at least six rounds. He was hit one time, according to Atlanta Police Capt. Dorian Graham. The captain said he was at the hospital in stable condition following the incident.
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Woman fatally stabs 6-year-old, injures teen boy in Dallas

DALLAS — A woman is accused of fatally stabbing a 6-year-old girl and injuring a teenage boy in a Dallas neighborhood Thursday, authorities said. The woman, who was not identified but is in custody, allegedly attacked the children at about 1:50 p.m. CDT, The Dallas Morning News reported. Police did not say whether the woman and children were related, or how they were connected, the newspaper reported.
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Girl killed, boy hurt in Dallas stabbing

(Gray News) - A girl is dead and a boy is injured after a stabbing in Dallas on Thursday. A woman stabbed a girl and a boy at a home, the Dallas Police Dept. said. A witness at the home had to get a neighbor’s help to restrain the woman.
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Mayor Bottoms talks spike in crime in Atlanta, vaccine hesitancy, decision to retire

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) discusses the recent spike in violent crime in her city, her decision not to run for re-election, and vaccine hesitancy as Vice President Kamala Harris heads to Georgia to get more shots in arms. She tells Stephanie Ruhle that, "Until we deal with the systemic issues of gun violence in this country ... I’m afraid this will not be the last summer that we are having this conversation."

Man shot while driving on I-20, police say

ATLANTA - Yet another shooting on a Metro Area interstate, this time on I-20. A man is hurt early Friday morning when a gunmen fired at his car. Police say the victim had just left the Magic City strip club and was heading west, near the Hamilton E. Holmes exit. A dark-colored Lincoln sedan pulled alongside him and someone inside started shooting.