ATLANTA — Police say a woman was shot in her car after a man intentionally plowed into her vehicle and started firing at her. Police said the incident happened on Oglethorpe Ave. around 7:53 a.m. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]. Investigators learned that the woman...
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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- The South Fulton Police Department is investigating human remains found in a burning car Saturday evening. SFPD responded to a vehicle fire in the 4100 block of Union Road around 6 p.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered what appeared to be human remains. This is a...
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Depositions of election workers in Fulton County, Georgia, have been postponed in a lawsuit alleging that thousands of fraudulent ballots might have been cast there. The plaintiffs said they consented to allow the depositions to be rescheduled until after a judge holds a hearing on a motion to dismiss the case, according to a filing submitted to Fulton County Superior Court on Thursday.
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'No one will be spared': Georgia election workers have reportedly received a 'torrent' of threats from Trump supporters
The office of Richard Barron — elections director in Fulton County, Georgia — received "hundreds" of harassing messages following former President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of county-wide voter fraud, Reuters reported Friday. Officials are concerned the "torrent" of widespread, ongoing intimidation will affect the recruitment and retention of valuable poll workers down the line.
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Chain-of-Custody Documents: View All the Ballot Transfer Forms from the November 2020 Election Provided by Fulton County to The Georgia Star News
On May 3, 2021, six months after the November 3, 2020 presidential election, Fulton County election officials provided The Georgia Star News with a thumb drive containing 30 files those officials said complied with an Open Records Request made by The Star News. The request made to Fulton County was one in a series of Open Records Requests made to all 159 counties in Georgia to produce all chain of custody documents, known as absentee ballot drop box transfer forms, from that election.
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After an extensive search, we are pleased to announce that Karen Comer Lowe has been named the new Executive Director and Chief Curator of Hammonds House Museum. Located in Atlanta’s historic West End neighborhood, the museum is well-known for its thought-provoking exhibitions, culturally rich programming, and impressive permanent art collection. Comer Lowe will be the fourth executive director and first chief curator in Hammonds House Museum’s illustrious 33-year history.
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SOUTH FULTON, Ga. (CBS46)— Several arrests were made after police served a search warrant in the City of South Fulton overnight into Thursday morning. Authorities tell CBS46 News the operation on the 500 block of Sable Way led to a total of nine arrests and the seizure of:. Seizure of...
Georgia StatePosted byThe Georgia Sun
A 36-year-old fugitive is dead after being shot by police Wednesday afternoon in Fulton County. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 2:20 p.m., DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit officers and Georgia State Patrol troopers located Terrell Gas, of Lithonia, at an apartment complex in College Park.
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene threw her support behind a judge-approved inspection of absentee ballots cast in the 2020 election in Georgia's Fulton County. The Republican congresswoman told One America News Network that the review "definitely needs to happen," despite opposition local officials. "It looks like there was serious fraud in...
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More than 11,000 students enrolled in Fulton County Schools’ in-person summer school program, which was designed to help kids catch up since the pandemic and virtual classes slowed some students’ progress. At many of the 39 schools used for summer school, lines formed for registration on the first day of...
Georgia StatePosted byThe Albany Herald
ATLANTA — CDC has awarded the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Fulton County Board of Health $44,133,376 to address COVID-19-related health disparities. The funding, part of a $2.25 billion nationwide investment, seeks to advance health equity by expanding state, local, U.S. territorial, and freely associated state health department capacity and services. This is CDC’s largest investment to date to improve health equity in the United States.
Transit expansions have stalled in some of metro Atlanta’s largest counties amid failed referendums and squabbling among elected officials. But some smaller suburban counties are taking tentative steps to embrace a bigger role for public transportation. Forsyth and Henry counties are wrapping up transit master plans that could lead to expanded services. Rockdale County may be next. Further out, Newton and Spalding counties have launched their own transit studies.
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The massive COVID-19 vaccination site at Mercedes-Benz Stadium closed this week after administering 300,000 doses. The site started as a Fulton County operation on Jan. 4, and on March 23 started being supplied by the Federal Emergency Management Agency — the only mega-site in the Southeast, with the capacity of administering 42,000 shots a week.
Not a day goes by that Glenda Mack doesn’t think of her grandson. She wears a heart-shaped necklace with his pictures on it and talks to him each night when she prays. She’d raised David since he was 5 days old and had high hopes for his future. He loved his family, enjoyed computers and liked playing outside.
Part of Georgia’s inaugural group of licensed hemp growers, Sedrick Rowe hopes to inspire a new generation of young Black farmers
Sedrick Rowe, a 29-year-old farmer, stood in a field of grass next to an open fire pit, filled to the brim with hemp engulfed in flames. Another pile of dried, discolored stalks—altogether worth about $1,500—lay on the ground nearby. “This what burning money looks like,” he said. Earlier that day,...
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Zone 2 officers on heightened alert for slider crimes find their proactive efforts paying off. On May 31, 2021, Zone 2 officers were on the lookout for slider crime activity when they stopped to observe the QT Parking lot at 761 Sidney Marcus Boulevard. They quickly noticed two males walking through the parking lot and realized the pair was closely watching vehicles as they parked. The officers watched the pair for an extended period and saw them walking to and from the parking lot, in between fuel pumps, around parked cars and looking into at least one parked vehicle. Officers approached the two and began speaking with them. As they talked, an officer noticed one of the males, 19-year-old Cedric Woods, was carrying a concealed handgun.