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Man shot after witnessing crime in Atlanta calls 911: 'Please hold'

An Atlanta restaurant employee who was shot while witnessing a crime was put on hold when he called Atlanta 911. "Please hold," said the Atlanta 911 recording after a restaurant employee stepped outside for a break and witnessed two men trying to break into a car. Upon noticing the employee, the two thieves turned and shot at him, striking him in the arm.
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Man found shot dead in parking lot of apartment complex in southwest Atlanta

ATLANTA — A man was found shot and killed late Thursday night at an apartment complex in southwest Atlanta. There were few immediate details available, with police describing the victim as a 43-year-old man. He was found in the parking lot of the Royal Oaks Apartments on North Camp Creek Parkway, just outside the I-285 Perimeter.
ATLANTA, GA

A Woman Was Shot In Her Own House In Atlanta

As shots were fired at the Country Oaks apartments on Wednesday night, bullets flew about in the parking area, scattering the residents. Jessica Pickens believes she and her children were at risk of being murdered when a gunman opened fire on her apartment. Pickens was not spared, as she was struck by two gunshots during the attack.
ATLANTA, GA
CBS 46

1 dead, 1 injured after crash in Clayton County

ATLANTA (CBS46) — A driver is dead after a crash shortly after 9 a.m. Sept. 16 near Riverdale and Flat Shoals roads in Clayton County, according to Clayton County Police Department. Police say the driver was traveling north on Riverdale when the driver encountered traffic and locked the breaks, sending...
CLAYTON COUNTY, GA
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Canton man sentenced in attempted shooting

A Canton man has been sentenced to serve two decades in prison for an assault in which he pointed a gun at his wife's forehead and pulled the trigger. But the gun wasn't loaded, and she escaped. Ronald Charles Lynch, 51, was sentenced Aug. 11 after pleading guilty earlier this...
CANTON, GA
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Traffic stop brings multiple drug charges for Jonesboro woman

A Jonesboro woman wanted in three counties was stopped by a Peachtree City officer on Sept. 13 and went to jail after a quantity of different drugs was found in her possession. Tammy J. Harmon, 58, was charged with trafficking offenses for suspected methamphetamine, crack cocaine and MDMA (Ecstasy), along...
PEACHTREE CITY, GA
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'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' star sentenced to 17 years in prison on fraud charges

ATLANTA (CBS46) -- A local reality TV star has been sentenced to prison for his connection to a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme. Maurice Fayne, 38, of Dacula, who starred in "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta," received 17 years in prison for conspiracy, wire fraud, bank fraud, and making false payments along with a slew of other charges.
ATLANTA, GA
Gwinnett Daily Post

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger signs citizen-only voting petition; ACLU says it’s ‘irresponsible’

ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger signed a petition Thursday supporting a Georgia constitutional amendment that would limit voting in state and local elections to American citizens. “This measure has the overwhelming bipartisan support of the American people,” Raffensperger said. “Voting is a sacred responsibility for American citizens,...
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Man found shot to death at Brookhaven apartment complex, two in custody

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. - Police in Brookhaven two people have been taken into custody after a man was found shot to death at an apartment complex on Thursday afternoon. Brookhaven police said around 4:30 p.m. several 911 calls were made describing "shots fired and a person screaming" at the Parke Towne North Apartments located in the 1400 block of North Cliff Valley Way, just north of Buford Highway.
BROOKHAVEN, GA
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Police: 1 driver killed, 1 critical in Clayton County collision

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Clayton County police are investigating a fatal accident that killed one driver and sent another to the hospital in critical condition Thursday morning. Officials say the accident happened before 9 a.m. on Riverdale Road and Flat Shoals Road in College Park, Georgia. According to the Clayton...
CLAYTON COUNTY, GA
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