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No Charges For Officer Who Shot Handcuffed Man

An officer who fatally shot a handcuffed suspect won’t face criminal charges after a grand jury found the detained man was armed with a gun that police missed during his pat-down.

02/25/2015

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Police Investigating Mobile House Fire That Claimed The Life Of Owner

Authorities are investigating a house fire that claimed the life of a man in east Georgia.

02/17/2015

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University Apologizes After Students Art Project Led To Freeway Closure

Georgia State University officials say a suspicious device that prompted a freeway closure and traffic backups was a student art project.

02/03/2015

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Police: Device Found On Atlanta Freeway Wasn’t Explosive

Police say a device taped to a bridge over a busy Atlanta freeway was not explosive, but they haven’t said exactly what it was.

02/03/2015

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Atlanta Police Department Names New LGBT Liaison Officer

The Atlanta Police Department has named a new LGBT liaison officer.

01/01/2015

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Police Officers Offer New Year’s Safety Tips

Atlanta police are offering tips to stay safe during New Year’s celebrations.

12/31/2014

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2 Bodies Found In Northwest Atlanta House

Police say a second dead body was found Friday afternoon in a northwest Atlanta home where a woman’s body had been discovered earlier in the day.

12/20/2014

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Gwinnett County Police Pursuing Fake Diploma Accusations

Gwinnett County police say a married couple has been charged with 20 counts each of financial identity fraud after setting up a fake school and handing out diplomas.

12/13/2014

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Police: Same Gun Used To Kill 2 Homeless People

Atlanta police say the same gun was used to kill two homeless men who were shot as they slept, wrapped in blankets on the streets of Atlanta in separate slayings.

12/10/2014

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Police Officers In Town Northwest Of Atlanta Now Wearing Body Cameras

Police in Powder Springs say officers in the town northwest of Atlanta are now wearing body cameras.

12/03/2014

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