Dekalb County, GAWXIA 11 Alive

Lanes reopen after vehicle fire slows traffic on I-20

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Crews are just beginning to clear the scene after a vehicle fire on I-20 that temporarily shut down all lanes and kept two to three lanes closed even longer than that. The incident happened on Sunday afternoon along the eastbound lanes near Moreland Avenue. Viewers shared...
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Man shot, killed on busy Atlanta route on Sunday afternoon

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating an argument that left one person dead on a busy Atlanta route in the middle of a Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to 421 Boulevard NE just after 3:30 p.m. after reports that a person had been shot. That area is in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood.
Georgia StateWXIA 11 Alive

Coronavirus in Georgia | Latest data for Sunday, June 20

ATLANTA — We're breaking down the trends and relaying information from across the state of Georgia as it comes in, bringing perspective to the data and context to the trends. Visit the 11Alive coronavirus page for comprehensive coverage, find out what you need to know about Georgia specifically, learn more...
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Sons of Confederate Veterans sue over removal of Confederate statue

DECATUR, Ga. — A new lawsuit challenges DeKalb County to return the Confederate monument that stood in front of the Decatur Courthouse Square. The controversial Confederate monument was removed on June 18, 2020, after a lawsuit was filed alleging that the century-old monument was a “nuisance" due to vandalism and requested its removal by June 26, 2020.
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WSB Channel 2 Atlanta

8 kids in youth van among the 13 lives lost to Claudette

ATLANTA — (AP) — Eight children in a van from a youth home for abused or neglected children were killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on a wet interstate that also killed a man and his baby in another vehicle, the most devastating blow from a tropical depression that claimed 13 lives in Alabama as it caused flash floods and spurred tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes.
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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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ATL Daily

COVID-19 vaccine availability: Where to find it Sunday

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Atlanta: 1. 1455 Moreland Ave SE (404) 622-1819; 2. 1943 Peachtree Rd (404) 351-4932; 3. 2350 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE (404) 486-7289; 4. 3615 Clairmont Rd (404) 320-6658; 5. 680 Ponce De Leon Ave NE (404) 892-1164; 6. 2830