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Melvin Vernell III, an Atlanta rapper who called himself Lil Phat, was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Murder Of Atlanta Rapper

Melvin Vernell III, an Atlanta rapper who called himself Lil Phat, was shot and killed in June 2012 outside a hospital where he was awaiting the birth of his child.

08/29/2014

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DA: Atlanta Man Convicted In Killing Over Parking

Prosecutors say a 33-year-old Atlanta man has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison without parole for a 2012 killing following a dispute over a parking space.

06/14/2014

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Man Faces Charges After He Allegedly Fired Shots At Patrol Helicopter

The FBI says a man faces charges after authorities say he fired at a Georgia State Patrol helicopter in Talbot County.

06/12/2014

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90 People Indicted In Multimillion Dollar Food Stamp Fraud

Federal prosecutors say nearly 90 people have been indicted in a multimillion dollar WIC and food stamp fraud conspiracy.

06/10/2014

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College Reaches Settlement With Student Who Accused School Of Discriminating

ATLANTA (AP) — A metro Atlanta college has reached a settlement with a former student who accused the school of discriminating against her because she’s HIV positive. Officials from the U.S. Attorney’s office said Tuesday […]

06/10/2014

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Ga. Men Accused In Plot To Buy Bombs to Attack Government

Three north Georgia men are accused of trying to buy explosives that authorities say they planned to use to attack government targets.

02/21/2014

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Former Georgia Teacher Gets Life Sentences

A former DeKalb County teacher has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms plus 10 years for molesting teen boys.

10/19/2013

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Navy Yard Shooting Suspect Was Cited In Georgia

Court records show that a former Navy reservist who police say gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was thrown out of a metro Atlanta nightclub five years ago and cited for disorderly conduct.

09/17/2013

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Teen Co-Defendant Says 18-Year-Old Shot Baby

The 15-year-old co-defendant of a man accused of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller during a robbery attempt in coastal Georgia pointed at the 18-year-old in court and said he was the shooter.

08/22/2013

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Another Day Of Dramatic Testimony In Zimmerman Trial

It was another day of testimony in the George Zimmerman murder trial. On Tuesday lead investigator in the case Detective Chris Serino had part of his testimony stricken from the record by the prosecutor and Mark […]

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