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Dunwoody police search for missing, ‘disoriented’ womanThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Dunwoody Police DepartmentDunwoody police are
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Dunwoody Police DepartmentDunwoody police are searching for Velma Harrison who didn't show up to her daughter's home in Peachtree Corners as expected Wednesday night. Dunwoody police are asking the public for help... Read more
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Clerk shoots, wounds armed robbery suspect in DouglasvilleThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Photo credit: Dalton Touchberry, daltontouch.
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Photo credit: Dalton Touchberry, daltontouch.com A gas station clerk shot and wounded a man attempting an armed robbery, Douglasville Police said. The incident occurred at the Chevron station at 6590 Bankhead Hwy.... Read more
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Thanksgiving Day shooting in DeKalb County; 1 man deadThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionFamily member
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionFamily members identified Thursday’s fatal shooting victim as Andricus Harris. Thanksgiving in Atlanta began with a fatal shooting at a DeKalb County Chevron station. DeKalb County... Read more
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AJC’s special edition Thanksgiving newspaper is a must-have for money-saving holiday dealsThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Every November, The Atlanta Journal-Constitut
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Every November, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution prints its biggest newspaper of the year — a special Thanksgiving edition filled with countless Black Friday sale inserts to help you plan and save this holiday... Read more
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Hard liquor makes you feel differently than wine, study saysThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution 8:54 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017Atlanta heal
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 8:54 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017Atlanta health, diet and fitness news Did you know beer, wine and liquor can all set off different emotions? That’s what scientists from the United Kingdom discovered after recently... Read more
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Al.com
The oral history of Alabama's 1992 national championship team: When Pat Dye resigned on Iron Bowl eveand (Pat Dye's future) was the storyline going into the week. And they had a te
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and (Pat Dye's future) was the storyline going into the week. And they had a team sort of in turmoil" Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution "I remember getting a phone call about midnight on (Wednesday) night, because I was going to the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sheriff: Alabama inmate caught near Atlanta after 2nd jail escape within 3 weeksDECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping fr
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DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same Alabama jail twice within a three-week span and then tying up and robbing people while on the run, authorities said early Wednesday. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Joe Barton apologizes for graphic photo circulating onlineby Becca J. G. Godwin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Georgia Dome implosion
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by Becca J. G. Godwin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Georgia Dome implosion Monday morning in downtown Atlanta caused a massive dust cloud that settled over the area, covering nearby cars and buildings in a thick coat of dirt and grime. It also... Read more
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Daily Mail
Georgia Dome implosion impacting residents and businessesResidents falling ill and businesses counting the cost after dust from Georgia
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Residents falling ill and businesses counting the cost after dust from Georgia Dome explosion spreads to downtown Atlanta Monday's Georgia Dome implosion left buildings and cars covered in dust and residents fearing for life Business owners said... Read more
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Man fears brother’s 2016 shooting death may never be solvedThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution The brother of a man kidnapped and shot to de
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The brother of a man kidnapped and shot to death nearly two years ago prays the killers will be caught — and recently released suspect sketches could be the key to cracking the case. Thursday will be the second... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Reporter finds black widow spider nestled in Christmas tree at grocery storeby Jason Lemon, Atlanta Journal-Constitution If you're looking to shed a few p
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by Jason Lemon, Atlanta Journal-Constitution If you're looking to shed a few pounds, you may want to go heavier on the cinnamon this holiday season. New research from scientists at the University of Michigan (or U of M) revealed that cinnamaldehyde,... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Mayoral candidate raises concerns about 2009 mayoral electionATLANTA - A candidate for mayor says she has always wondered if the current may
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ATLANTA - A candidate for mayor says she has always wondered if the current mayor of Atlanta won his seat fair and square. Mary Norwood lost to current Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed in 2009. Make sure to tune in to WSB-TV as Keisha Lance Bottoms and... Read more
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Traffic alert: Thanksgiving half marathon to close roads in AtlantaThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COMIn a file photo,
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COMIn a file photo, he Atlanta Track Club’s Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K takes participants on a 13.1 mile tour through the heart of Atlanta. READ: See the 2017 Black Friday hours... Read more
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More renderings released for megaproject near downtown LawrencevilleThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution New renderings were released Monday of the me
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution New renderings were released Monday of the megaproject being planned for downtown Lawrenceville. (City of Lawrenceville/Novare Group) The development, which will go up on about 35 acres just south of the Gwinnett... Read more
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9 bottles of moonshine found during Georgia DNR official’s DUI arrest, cops sayThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Georgia Department of Natural Resources D
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner faces DUI and failure to maintain charges in a Sunday night crash in Jasper County, officials said. Authorities found nine bottles of moonshine in the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Mayoral candidate raises concerns about 2009 electionATLANTA - A candidate for mayor says she has always wondered if the current may
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ATLANTA - A candidate for mayor says she has always wondered if the current mayor of Atlanta won his seat fair and square. Mary Norwood lost to current Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed in 2009. Make sure to tune in to WSB-TV as Keisha Lance Bottoms and... Read more
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Hear Norwood accuse Reed of widespread voter fraud in 2009 contestReed of widespread voter fraud in 2009 contest In June remarks to the Buckhead
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Reed of widespread voter fraud in 2009 contest In June remarks to the Buckhead Young Republicans that were obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mary Norwood accuses Kasim Reed of widespread voter fraud, including “late night fluffing” of... Read more
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Atlanta man accused of theft, identity fraud in DeKalb, Gwinnett countiesThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsEugene Hunter is being s
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsEugene Hunter is being sought by several people and law enforcement agencies. A man who was arrested in October in Gwinnett County on theft charges is now being sought on identity fraud charges,... Read more
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Kirby Smart was a Bulldogs great as a player tooThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Kirby Smart is an intense, hard-working footb
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Kirby Smart is an intense, hard-working football coach at Georgia. As a player for the Bulldogs, he was intense, hard working and hard hitting. Smart played safety for Georgia from 1995 to 1998. He had 13... Read more
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Teen arrested in shooting of 8-old girlThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution The incident involved gunfire between cars in
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The incident involved gunfire between cars in DeKalb County, police said. A teen has been charged in connection with the shooting of an 8-year-old girl Tuesday, DeKalb County police said. Curtis Trimble, 17, was... Read more
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Boy born without kidneys has transplant surgery before Thanksgivingand his family had been working with the transplant team to allow AJ’s father,
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and his family had been working with the transplant team to allow AJ’s father, Anthony Dickerson, to donate a kidney, The Atlanta Journal Constitution previously reported. The dad was a perfect match, but concerns about his criminal history and... Read more
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FOX News
Toddler receives kidney transplant after initial procedure stalled over dad's probation violation, family saystold the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It’s not about dad. It’s about our son.
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told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It’s not about dad. It’s about our son.” The hospital sent a letter, obtained by Atlanta Journal Constitution, which stated it would “re-evaluate Mr. Dickerson in January 2018 after receipt of this... Read more
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FOX News
Toddler receives kidney transplant after initial procedure stalled over dad's probation violation, family saystold the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It’s not about dad. It’s about our son.
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told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It’s not about dad. It’s about our son.” The hospital sent a letter, obtained by Atlanta Journal Constitution, which stated it would “re-evaluate Mr. Dickerson in January 2018 after receipt of this... Read more
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Man accused of withholding investors’ moneyThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution A man is facing several charges after authori
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A man is facing several charges after authorities said he denied clients access to money they gave him to invest. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office began investigating Gregory Tim Nichols in September when... Read more
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AJC EXCLUSIVE: Norwood accuses Reed of widespread voter fraud in 2009 contestThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta Councilwoman Mary Norwood raised new
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta Councilwoman Mary Norwood raised new questions about her narrow 2009 defeat to Mayor Kasim Reed as she readies for a Dec. 5 runoff for the city’s top job. In June remarks to the Buckhead Young Republicans... Read more
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Alpharetta man charged with obscene internet contact with 14-oldThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution An Alpharetta man was arrested after he had s
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution An Alpharetta man was arrested after he had sexually explicit online conversations with a police officer he thought was a 14-year-old girl, police said. The officer communicated with 52-year-old Wesley Baylock... Read more
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Worker claims Georgia college fired her after disclosing plans to transition gender identity The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A former Gwinnett Technical College employe
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A former Gwinnett Technical College employee has filed a lawsuit against the college and the state’s technical college... Read more
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Thanksgiving travel rush: Roads are already cloggedThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution I-85 could become a traffic problem during Th
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution I-85 could become a traffic problem during Thanksgiving weekend. The day before Thanksgiving is one of the worst travel days in metro Atlanta, and drivers are already feeling it. Major roads and interstates,... Read more
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Dust from Georgia Dome’s implosion impacts residents and businessesThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Georgia Dome’s implosion left nearby cars
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Georgia Dome’s implosion left nearby cars and buildings coated in grime after a dust cloud trailed across the sky Monday. It also left some downtown Atlanta residents worried that the particles may be harmful to... Read more
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2 Atlanta United academy players called into U.S. U17s The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Two Atlanta United academy players were cal
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Two Atlanta United academy players were called into the U.S. Under-17 preliminary team that will face England, Netherlands and Brazil in friendly matches in... Read more
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911 calls capture horror of deadly Barcelona Wine Bar robbery, shootingThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution The first 911 call came from an Uber driver w
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The first 911 call came from an Uber driver who was scheduled to pick up someone from Barcelona Wine Bar, a popular Westside eatery on Howell Mill Road. “Two guys in hoodies ... started yelling at people to get... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Deal, Ralston tout investment in Georgia roads and railsATLANTA | As Gov. Nathan Deal touted progress in improving Georgia highways, Ho
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ATLANTA | As Gov. Nathan Deal touted progress in improving Georgia highways, House Speaker David Ralston said Tuesday he wants to take a serious look at a statewide plan to invest tax dollars in mass transit. Both men made transportation a focus of... Read more
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Your Android device is sending your location data to Google even if the service is disabledThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution If you want to keep your location private, ju
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution If you want to keep your location private, just disable the service, right? Wrong. Android devices are sending cell tower location data to Google even if a user has opted out, according to a new research. Quartz... Read more
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Babies understand what words mean before they can even talk, study saysThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution 10:59 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017Atlanta he
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 10:59 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017Atlanta health, diet and fitness news If you believe babies only understand “goo goo” and “gah gah,” think again. Infants actually know what words mean before they begin talking, a... Read more
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Arrests made in robberies targeting Asian businessesThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Two of the three people wanted in connection
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Two of the three people wanted in connection with a string of violent robberies targeting Asian businesses have been arrested, according to the FBI. The names and charges of those arrested have not been released.... Read more
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More than 500 Ismaili Muslims donate 80,000 Thanksgiving meals to Atlantans in needThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution An estimated 755,400 people in metro Atlanta
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution An estimated 755,400 people in metro Atlanta and north Georgia turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families each year, according to national nonprofit Feeding America. »... Read more
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New York Daily News
Toddler denied kidney transplant finds new donorBurgess said she never thought she would see the day A.J. would receive a kidne
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Burgess said she never thought she would see the day A.J. would receive a kidney. The family has been in a battle with Atlanta's Emory Hospital over A.J.'s surgery. The child, who was born premature and without kidneys, was initially scheduled... Read more
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Pedestrian killed after woman drives onto sidewalkBREAKING: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsA vehicle hi
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BREAKING: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsA vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian Wednesday morning in Cobb County, police said. A pedestrian was killed Wednesday morning after... Read more
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High school coach accused of ‘unwanted sexual contact’ with studentThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Georgia high school basketball coach has be
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Georgia high school basketball coach has been arrested after authorities said he had “unwanted sexual contact” with a student. The incident involving Chestatee High School girls basketball coach Webster Demetrius... Read more
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FOX News
Inmate caught after 2nd jail escape within 3 weeksSheriff: DECATUR, Ga. – A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escap
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Sheriff: DECATUR, Ga. – A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same Alabama jail twice within a three-week span and then tying up and robbing people while on the run,... Read more
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Inmate caught after 2nd jail escape within 3 weeksDECATUR, Ga. – A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from th
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DECATUR, Ga. – A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same Alabama jail twice within a three-week span and then tying up and robbing people while on the run, authorities said early Wednesday. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, was... Read more
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FOX News
Illegal immigrant, 24, took teen across state lines for sex, feds saywas taking [her] to Jonesboro, where [he] had previously resided,” the agent st
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was taking [her] to Jonesboro, where [he] had previously resided,” the agent stated in the affidavit, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. CONVICTED CHILD SEX TRAFFICKER RECEIVES 400 YEAR SENTENCE The teen told investigators they... Read more
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FOX News
Illegal immigrant, 24, took teen across state lines for sex, feds saywas taking [her] to Jonesboro, where [he] had previously resided,” the agent st
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was taking [her] to Jonesboro, where [he] had previously resided,” the agent stated in the affidavit, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. CONVICTED CHILD SEX TRAFFICKER RECEIVES 400 YEAR SENTENCE The teen told investigators they... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Georgia inmate caught after 2nd jail escape within 3 weeksDECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping fr
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same Alabama jail twice within a three-week span and then tying up and robbing people while on the run, authorities said early Wednesday. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27,... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Sheriff: Inmate caught after 2nd jail escape within 3 weeksDECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping fr
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A fugitive has been captured near Atlanta after escaping from the same Alabama jail twice within a three-week span and then tying up and robbing people while on the run, authorities said early Wednesday. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27,... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett condo fire displaces 30 people just before ThanksgivingThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsA fire destroyed the Rob
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Channel 2 Action NewsA fire destroyed the Robinwood Condominiums in Gwinnett County, fire officials said. A fire has displaced about 30 people and destroyed much of a 10-unit condo building just before Thanksgiving,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Donor found for toddler born without kidneys; Tyler Perry buys mother carstalled due to dad’s latest arrest Carmellia Burgess of Gwinnett County brough
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stalled due to dad’s latest arrest Carmellia Burgess of Gwinnett County brought her son home from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta on Nov. 8, where he’d been since Oct. 29. The family expected to wait for the news that his father, Anthony... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Donor found for toddler born without kidneys; Tyler Perry buys mother carstalled due to dad’s latest arrest Carmellia Burgess of Gwinnett County brough
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stalled due to dad’s latest arrest Carmellia Burgess of Gwinnett County brought her son home from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta on Nov. 8, where he’d been since Oct. 29. The family expected to wait for the news that his father, Anthony... Read more
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Manhunt for Alabama fugitive ends in DeKalbThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Coosa County JailShane Anthony Vernon was arr
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Coosa County JailShane Anthony Vernon was arrested in DeKalb County late Tuesday after escaping an Alabama jail Sunday afternoon, the Coosa County Sheriff's Office said. A nationwide search for an Alabama fugitive... Read more
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Tyler Perry buys car for mother of toddler who needs kidney transplantThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution HandoutTwo-year-old A.J. Burgess with his par
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution HandoutTwo-year-old A.J. Burgess with his parents, Carmellia Burgess and Anthony Dickerson. A.J. was born without kidneys. His father is a perfect match and willing donor, but hospital protocol pushed back the... Read more
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