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Witness to Fatal Police Accident Tells All

Bernard Moore, 62, was struck and killed by an unmarked Atlanta Police Department patrol unit last week, while attempted to cross Metropolitan Parkway. While reports are stating the the police officer attempted to avoid hitting […]

WAOK-AM–03/17/2015

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2 Fatally Shot Near Popular Atlanta Bar

Atlanta police are probing a fatal double shooting in the city’s Little Five Points neighborhood.

03/14/2015

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Ga. Police Serving Warrant Break Down Door To Wrong House

Dalton police rammed down the front door of the wrong house while they were serving a warrant and officials say the department is reviewing the incident.

03/12/2015

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Calls For Police Accountability In Death Of Naked Man

Residents in the Atlanta area are adding their voices to a nationwide chorus of calls for increased police accountability after an unarmed, naked man was fatally shot by an officer responding to a complaint of a suspicious person at an apartment complex.

03/12/2015

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Police Identify Naked Man Shot By Officer In Atlanta Suburb

Authorities have identified a man shot and killed by a police officer outside a metro Atlanta apartment complex as 27-year-old Anthony Hill.

03/10/2015

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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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