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Woman shot multiple times refuses to speak to officers, officials say

ATLANTA - Police are investigating after finding a woman shot early Sunday morning in northwest Atlanta. Police said officers went to the scene at around 1:45 a.m. and found a woman suffering from gunshot wounds on 2170 Defoor Hills Drive. Officers said the victim went to a hospital for treatment...
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Firefighters cook dinner for each other every night—but as a rookie in an Atlanta firehouse, I saw the limits of that intimacy

“No one messes with the cook,” the senior firefighter said, watching my every movement. I was standing at a broad stainless-steel counter, trimming skin and fat off chicken breasts for dinner. I’d been warned that all eyes would be on me, the new guy, during this probationary period. I got the message: The firehouse could use a resident cook. Here I was, the rookie, trying to fit in—shouldn’t I volunteer?
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Person shot on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, police say

ATLANTA - Investigators are working to learn who shot a person near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Sunday morning. The Atlanta Police Department sent officers to 1250 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Sunday morning and learned that the shooting victim had already taken themselves to the hospital. Police...
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Police investigate fatal shooting in South Atlanta

ATLANTA - Police said Sunday a person suffering from a gunshot wound died in the Lakewood Heights neighborhood in Atlanta. Atlanta Police Department officers responded at 2:30 a.m. to 1657 Lakewood Avenue. Officers found a man with a wound, who was later pronounced dead on-scene. Homicide investigators are working to...
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Samaritans desperately smash truck windows to rescue stricken driver

They wrecked his car to save his life. Good Samaritans in Atlanta, Georgia, are going viral online after saving an imperiled motorist by smashing open his car windows with sledgehammers and strollers. A wild video of the rescue is breaking the internet. “It brought joy to my heart to see...
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Have You Seen It Too? This Atlanta Real Estate Market Has Gotten Weird...

It has been quite a year in the Atlanta real estate world. The market has been incredibly hot this year (and, if we're being honest, pretty wild too). The rules basically went out the window. Houses sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars over list price with more offers than sellers could actually count. Buyers waived inspections, appraisals, and just about any potential contingency they could in order to compete. The truth is, it's not like that anymore for the typical home in Atlanta. Sure, some listings are red-hot and generate the wild interest that occurred for any almost livable house in a desirable area earlier this year, but that's no the norm anymore.
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Atlanta News Anchor Jovita Moore Diagnosed with Incurable Brain Cancer

Atlanta news anchor Jovita Moore has been diagnosed with an incurable form of brain cancer, her station, Channel 2 Action News, shared Thursday. The 53-year-old Moore has glioblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer that can affect the brain or spinal cord. Her doctors have said that there is no cure, but she will undergo radiation and chemotherapy to slow down the cancer's progress.
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Severe weather possible south of I-20 on Sunday afternoon, evening

ATLANTA - Areas of Georgia to the south of Atlanta are at a marginal risk for severe weather on Sunday afternoon and evening, due mostly to the possibility of damaging winds from thunderstorms scattered throughout the state. FOX 5 Storm Team is tracking the possibility of severe weather from scattered...
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Hundreds at Atlanta charter school quarantine days after school year begins

ATLANTA - More than 100 students at an Atlanta charter school were under quarantine fewer than two days after school began, the district says. Drew Charter School identified the initial COVID-19 cases in three students and two staff members after testing roughly 1,900 students, faculty and staff to start the school year.
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Atlanta man arrested in connection to Smyrna Walgreens robbery

An Atlanta man was arrested last week, 11 days after police say he robbed a Smyrna Walgreens at gunpoint. Vaschon Lamon West, 28, is accused of pointing a gun at and grabbing the cashier at the Walgreens on South Cobb Drive, before taking money from the cash drawer on the morning of July 15.
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