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GOP Presses State Bills Limiting Gay Rights Before Ruling

Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation restricting gay rights even as the U.S. Supreme Court gets ready to decide whether same-sex couples can marry.

01/24/2015

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Man Appeals Conviction For Killing Outside Preschool

A lawyer for a man found guilty but mentally ill in a fatal shooting outside an Atlanta area preschool is seeking to have his client’s conviction overturned.

01/17/2015

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Man Accused Of Killing Homeless Men Due In Court

A man accused of fatally shooting three sleeping homeless men and a hairstylist is due in court for a preliminary hearing.

01/06/2015

A judge has overturned the murder conviction of a 14-year-old black boy who was executed in 1944 in the deaths of two white girls in segregated South Carolina. (Photo by Getty Images)

Court Decision Causes Cancellation Of Warrants

Georgia Supreme Court ruling has invalidated tens of thousands of arrest warrants for people accused of failing to complete misdemeanor probation requirements.

12/04/2014

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Principal Convicted Of Attempting To Entice A Minor For Sex

Federal prosecutors say a former elementary school principal has been convicted of attempting to entice a minor for sex.

12/04/2014

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Politics, Courts and Sports Collide on Election Day 2014

Politics, courts and sports collided on Election Day 2014. The new Falcons stadium’s fate will now rest in the hands of the Georgia Supreme Court. That’s right. Thought it was a “done deal”? Most people […]

92.9 The Game–11/04/2014

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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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