Jean Ross

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Norwood Stumbles Over Question About Racial Profiling At Mayoral Forum

At a recent mayoral forum Rashad Richey asked candidates if they believe police officers target or racially profile black and brown men, one candidate seemed indecisive.


DeKalb and Fulton Counties Declare State Of Emergency

Thousands of residents in DeKalb County remain without power as a result of the effects of Hurricane Irma.


School Systems Closed For A Third Day From Effects Of Tropical Storm

As neighborhoods are getting back to normal some school systems have decided to cancel classes on Wednesday.


State Of Emergency Hurricane Irma Schools Closes Schools Second Day

State officials want everyone to be safe. Here is a list of schools and government offices that will be closed again on Tuesday.


In Atlanta Escaping Hurricane Irma? Here is Help You May Need.

Here are some links to agencies that may be able to help if you have evacuated to Atlanta to escape Hurricane Irma.


Eclipse 101

Are you excited yet about the once in a lifetime experience happening on Monday, August 21? Everything you need to know is right here.


Local Vet Killed During Bank Hostage Situation

A local veteran about to be homeless was killed today when he took several employees of a bank hostage on Windy Hill Road.


(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mistrial Declared In Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

A mistrial has been declared in the Bill Cosby trial. Prosecutor is already planning to retry the case.


How Will You Get To Work Following Highway Collapse?

A fire under a section of NB 85 will change the commuting options for thousands of people. Will you be effected?


Multiple People Dead After Shooting At Ft Lauderdale Airport

Chaos breaks out at the Ft. Lauderdale airport today after shots were fired. Police have one person in custody.



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