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Kidnapped 13-year-old girl rescued during traffic stop, Canton police say

CANTON, Ga. - A 13-year-old girl believed to be the victim of human trafficking was rescued Wednesday during a traffic stop, Canton police said. A 16-year-old has since been arrested on human trafficking, kidnapping, and multiple other charges. So much just did not add up during that stop along North...

The Atlanta Falcons a potential fit for this former Georgia Bulldog

Regardless of what team the Atlanta Falcons were facing last season, it was a given the opposing quarterback would have plenty of time in the pocket. The Atlanta Falcons finished the 2021 season with 18.0 sacks by far the least in the league. The second worst total belongs to the Eagles who managed 29.0-sacks throughout the season. Atlanta finished in last by a wide margin due to their inability to affect the game with the pass rush.

Source Close To Hawks F John Collins: 'He's Done in Atlanta'

A source close to Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins has said that “he’s done in Atlanta,” per The Athletic’s Chris Kirschner. There were previous reports that Collins was likely to be traded before or during Thursday night’s draft, but those clearly fell through. Atlanta will now have to continue searching for a trade partner as the relationship with Collins seems to have strained beyond repair. There have been some rumors involving the Kings, Spurs, and Nets, but nothing has made its way to fruition with any sort of advanced talks.
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Roe v Wade overturned | Georgia reacts to U.S. Supreme Court decision

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Reaction was fast and swift in metro Atlanta and Georgia to Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down Roe v. Wade. “I believe in the dignity, value and worth of every human being, both born and unborn. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs is constitutionally correct and rightfully returns the issue of abortion to the states and to the people – where it belongs. We have just filed a notice in the 11th Circuit requesting it reverse the District Court’s decision and allow Georgia’s Heartbeat Law to take effect.”

Fun festivals happening in Atlanta in July 2022

July is full of fun summer festivals! Check out the best festivals happening in and around Atlanta this July. Event Date: July 2, 2022 through July 4, 2022 at 9:30 p.m. Kick off your summer with the Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia. You can enjoy discounted tickets, rides, and more for this 4th of July weekend. The park will feature an epic fireworks show each night in the Metropolis section beginning at 9:30 p.m. nightly.

Video: VA employee caught on camera brutally beating Vietnam veteran

A Veterans Affairs employee was captured on surveillance video brutally beating an elderly Vietnam veteran at a Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic in April, according to a shocking video first revealed this week. Phillip Webb, 73, was attacked at the Fort McPherson VA clinic in Atlanta, Ga. on April 28,...

An Acworth Woman Dies in a Two Vehicle Crash on Hwy. 61, Bartow County

An Acworth woman dies in a two-vehicle crash in White, Georgia. According to reports with the Georgia State Patrol, on June 21, 2022, at approximately 3:48 p.m., troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 61 at Mahan Road. Forty-eight-year-old, Tonya Sue Lofasso of Acworth died in the two-vehicle crash. The preliminary investigation determined that a white Freightliner truck hauling a car dolly was traveling north on Highway 61, attempting to turn left into a private drive at 4093 and 61. A blue Harley Davidson Motorcycle was traveling north on the highway one vehicle behind the Freightliner truck. Lofasso, the driver of the Motorcycle was following too closely to the vehicle in front of her and swerved left in an attempt to avoid striking the rear of the vehicle. The motorcycle traveled into the southbound lane of travel and struck the left front side of the Freightliner truck with the front of the motorcycle. The driver of the Harley Davidson was identified as Tonya Sue Lofasso of Acworth, who succumbed to her injuries.

Louisiana State Police trooper put on leave following DWI arrest

A Louisiana State Trooper has been put on leave after he was arrested for a DWI and other traffic violations while being off-duty in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta Police Department has reported that Aubin Young, 34, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, was arrested for DWI and other traffic charges following a traffic stop.

Braves: Joc Pederson thinks Dansby Swanson is underrated, which has quickly become a gross understatement

Joc Pederson made his return to Truist Park this week and went just about as well as everyone would have imagined. One of the most beloved players in Braves history brought back the pearls for the first time since the World Series, received his ring to thundering applause from a sellout crowd, and even delivered a few flashbacks with a couple of home runs.

Report: Hawks trade No. 44 pick to Warriors for No. 51 pick, cash

The Atlanta Hawks made a trade with the Golden State Warriors during the second round of the 2022 NBA Draft. The Hawks sent the No. 44 pick to Golden State for the No. 51 pick and $2 million per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Golden State selected Ryan Rollins out of...